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Local History

Information about historical figures at rest in the Vernon Cemetery, Lake County, Illinois.

Portrait of John Easton

John Easton 

Born: October 1, 1810
Died: January 13,1876

  • First male teacher in Half Day
  • Second merchant in area
  • Built and operated original Half Day Inn

Easton timeline

Life of John Easton in relation to historical events and other area figures.