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Naperville, Illinois, USA

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Where is Naperville, Illinois, USA? 

"Naperville is a city in DuPage and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, and a suburb of Chicago...

In July 1831, Joseph Naper arrived at the west bank of the DuPage River with his family and friends to found what would be known as Naper's Settlement. Among those original settlers were Naper's wife Almeda Landon, his brother John with wife Betsy Goff, his sister Amy with husband John Murray, and his mother Sarah. Their arrival followed a nearly two-month voyage across three Great Lakes in the Naper brothers' schooner, the Telegraph...

By 1832, over one hundred settlers had arrived at Naper's Settlement. Following the news of the Indian Creek massacre during the Black Hawk War, these settlers were temporarily displaced to Fort Dearborn for protection from an anticipated attack by the Sauk tribe. Fort Payne was built at Naper's Settlement, the settlers returned and the attack never materialized..."wikipedia

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Naperville, Illinois, USA - Grace United Evangelical Church, Naperville, Illinois
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Naperville, Illinois, USA - North Central College
Naperville, Illinois, USA

North Central College

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flag  Franklin KAYLOR (20 April 1870, Naperville, Illinois, USA - , )

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