William VanDeventer 1
Noted events in his life were:
1. Moved: "History of Kane County, Illinois" states William VanDeventer was one of the first settlers in Kane County in 1834, and his son was the first white man born there., 1834, , Kane, IL. 1
2. Newspaper: Daily Chicago American: On the fifth inst. At Clybourneville, Kane County, Ill., William Van Deventer, aged about fifty., 10 Mar 1841, Chicago, Cook, IL.
William married Mary. (Mary was born in , , NY, died in 1839 in , Kane, IL and was buried in Mill Creek, Kane, IL.)
1 <i>History of Kane County, Illinois</i> (Chicago: Pioneer Pub. Co., 1908.), Volume 1, page 122.