Re: Wesley Keas obit. Browns Prairie, IL.
I finally located where Brown's Prairie was located athttp://dnr.state.il.us/flora/prairie/other.htmhttp://dnr.state.il.us/flora/prairie/other.htm
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HISTORIC PRAIRIES OF ILLINOIS
Brown's Prairie in the corner of Macoupin and Green Counties was twelve miles north of Alton between Wood River and the Piasa. It had a rich, dry soil.
My wife is descended from Wesley Keas' daughter, Eleanor May Keas, and Jonathon S. Blackwell.