Vermilion Academy was founded in 1874 by Vermilion Quarterly Meeting of the Friends' Church. The academy building was constructed in 1874, and remodeled in 1911. The academy closed in 1932, at which time the building was used as a public elementary school until 1965. It was demolished in 1987. Early funding of the school was provided by an endowment fund from a farm of 70 acres, donated by Elvin Haworth, a citizen of Vermilion Grove.
1889 - John Haworth, Newberg OR
1892 - Minnie Henderson, Ridge Farm IL (my great aunt, and sister of Josie Henderson Haworth, my grandmother)
1892 - E. P. Haworth, Kansas City MO.
1893 - Annie Haworth, Lawrence KS
1898 - Rose Henderson, Ridge Farm IL (my great aunt, and sister of Josie Henderson Haworth)
1899 - Dayton Haworth, Vermilion Grove IL
1901 - Frank Haworth, Georgetown IL
1904 - Mary Haworth, Vermilion Grove IL
1905 - Alice Haworth, Gray IN
1908 - Albert C. Haworth, Montazuma IN
1911 - Gurney Haworth, Montazuma, IN
1916 - Emily Haworth
1917 - Lloyd Haworth, Kirk CO
1926 - Homer Donald Haworth, Vermilion Grove IL (my father)
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