Schuyler County, Illinois, USA

 

Named for Philip Schuyler

Philip Schuyler [1733-1804] was a soldier of the French & Indian Wars, a Major General during the American Revolution, a member of the Continental Congress, and a United States Senator from New York.

Established Seven Years after Illinois became a State

Formed on 13 Jan 1825 from Pike County and unorganized territory previously attached to Pike County, Illinois.

Part of the Military Tract

Land granted to veterans of the War of 1812. [More about the Military Tract]


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