Yester Years

10 Years Ago
October 2009

    State Bank of Ashland and the First State Bank of Beardstown officially merge on October 2.  A business called the Cass County Bank was first formed in 1876 and located in Ashland. When the Ashland State Bank was formed in 1881, the earlier bank reorganized in 1897 and became the First State of Beardstown and operated under the direction of A.H. Sielschott.


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