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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Thomas Gregg  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1808 in Belmont, Ohio

Died: 1892


-- Thomas Gregg on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=thomas+gregg


Illinois Connection

Gregg produced the first newspaper in Hancock County at the young age of 27.

Biographical and Professional Information

Thomas Gregg was an early journalist and author. He was educated in the "common"shools of the midwest and learned his printing trade in Cincinnati. He is credited with starting the first newspaper in Hancock County, The Carthagenian.


Published Works

  • Ruth, Nabu Press, 2010 (Original pulication 1864)
  • The Prophet of Palmyra, Unknown Binding, 2010 (Original Publication 1890)
  • History of Hancock County, Illinois: Together with an outline history of the State, and a digest of State laws, Higginson Book Company, 2003 (Original Publication 1880)


Selected Titles At Your Library

Ruth.
ISBN: 1175979201. OCLC Number:

Nabu Press,. [Place of publication not identified] :. 2010.