Figures in the early history of Mount Carroll and Shimer College who were from or associated with Chester County:
- John Rinewalt, born in Chester County, operated mill in Phoenixville,l founding member of Emmert & Halderman mill company 
- J.V. Allison, pastor of Vincent Baptist Church, first pastor of First Baptist Church ; recruited by Rinewalt
- Henry Shimer, born in West Vincent, baptized by Rev. Allison 
- Lydia Pyle, student, daughter of John Pyle, born Phoenixville
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