Gerrish Windmill

Schaff Windmill
Jerseyville, IL 


Destroyed by fire, 1850.



(1839 - ?)



Joseph Gerrish



Joseph Gerrish (1839 - ?)

Henry Schaff (? - 1850)


History of the Mill


Only known history: this windmill was built by Joseph Gerrish in 1839 in Jerseville, in the “Kirby Addison” south on Newbern Road.  It was sold to Henry Schaff, and burned down in 1850.



  • Cooper, Marshall M. History of Jerseyville, IL 1822 to 1901.  Jerseyville Republican Print: 1901.

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