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Ashland County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

A History of the Pioneer and Modern Times
of
Ashland County, Ohio
by H. S. Knapp
Publ: Philadelphia
by J. B. Lippincott & Co.
1863.

(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)

CONTENTS:

CHAPTER I.

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Ashland County previous to its Settlement by White Inhabitants 9

CHAPTER II.

The Pioneers and their Times 14

CHAPTER III.

Refuse Lands - Conditions of early Agriculture - The opening of Markets, etc. 24

CHAPTER IV.

Johnny Appleseed 27

CHAPTER V.

Ashland County - Commencing with its Organization 38
Elections 41
Ashland County Judiciary 46
The Common School System of Ashland County 61
Taxable Wealth of Ashland County 69
Taxable Property 73
Meteorological Phenomena 76
Registry of Periodical Phenomena 78
Marriage Statistics 79
Ashland County Agricultural Society 80
The June Frost of 1859 81
Ashland County Sabbath-schools 83
Pauperism 84
Diminution of Population 85
Volunteers for 1861-62 86

CHAPTER VI.

CLEARCREEK TOWNSHIP 108
Churches in Savannah and Clearcreek Township 108
Official Record 110
Population of Clearcreek Township in 1828 110
Officers elected April, 1829 112
Township Officers in 1862 112
Savannah 113
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Clearcreek Township 118

CHAPTER VII. - Partially finished 11/17/2015

MONTGOMERY TOWNSHIP 167
Elections 168
Churches 170
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Montgomery Township 179

CHAPTER VIII.- Partially finished 11/17/2015

ASHLAND 215
Churches 221
Masons and Odd Fellows 241
Independent Order of Odd Fellows 243
The First Burial Grounds 244
Ohio Normal Academy of Music 245
Ashland Newspapers 246
Public Buildings and Institutions 249
List of the Principal and permanently established Professional and Business Men in Ashland, in the year 1862. 251

CHAPTER IX.

VERMILLION TOWNSHIP 254
Extracts from the Official Records of Vermillion Township includes elections 266
Militia Roll of Vermillion Township for 1844, as returned by A. H. Anderson, Assessor 268
Elections. 270
Justices of the Peace 272
Churches in Vermillion Township 273
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Vermillion Township 274

CHAPTER X.

HAYESVILLE 297
The Original Town 298
Concord Lodge, No. 325, I. O. O. F. 300
Churches in Hayesville 300
Permanently Established Business Men in Hayesville - 1862 - 63 308

CHAPTER XI.

GREEN TOWNSHIP 303
Churches in Green Township 305
Perrysville 306
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Green Township 307
Extracts from the Official Record of Green Township 356
Successive Justices of the Peace in Green Township 361

CHAPTER XI.

HANOVER TOWNSHIP 362
Extracts from the Official record 364
Justices of the Peace 368
Churches - Evangelical, Lutheran, and German Reformed 369
Murder of John Whitney 370
Loudonville 371
Churches in Loudonville 374
Benevolent Institutions 376
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Hanover Township 377

CHAPTER XIII.

LAKE TOWNSHIP - PARTIAL 385
Odell's Mill 386
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Lake Township 386
Churches of Lake Township 390
Extracts from Lake Township Records 391
Justices of the Peace for Lake Township 393

CHAPTER XIV.

MOHICAN Township   - PARTIAL 394
Churches in Mohican Township 396
Extracts from the Official Recors of Mohican Township 399
Justices of the Peace for Mohican Township 399
Jeromeville 400
Churches in Jeromeville 401
Mohicanville 404
Churches in Mohicanville 405
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Mohican Township - partial 405

CHAPTER XV. - Partially finished

PERRY TOWNSHIP 428
Extracts from Official Records of Perry Township 428
Rowsburg 430
Churches in Perry Township 431
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Perry Township 435

CHAPTER XVI.

JACKSON TOWNSHIP 471
Perrysburg 472
Churches in Jackson Township 473
Justices of the Peace in Jackson Township since 1831 476
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Jackson Township 477

CHAPTER XVII.

ORANGE TOWNSHIP 499
Orange Township Churches 500
The Village of Orange 502
Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Orange Township 505

CHAPTER XVIII.

MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP 528
Mifflin 532
Churches 532
Township Officers for 1862 533
Successive Justices of the Peace 533
Reminiscences of the Pioneers in Mifflin Township 534

CHAPTER XIX.

MILTON TOWNSHIP 535
Extracts from the Official Record 536
Election of April 7, 1862 536
Successive Justices of the Peace of Milton Township 536
Pioneers of Milton Township 537

CHAPTER XX.

RUGGLES TOWNSHIP 538
Extracts from the Official Record of Ruggles Township 540
Commissions of Justices of the Peace 540
Pioneers of Ruggles Township 540
Churches in Ruggles Township 542

CHAPTER XXI.

TROY TOWNSHIP 542
Troy Centre 543
Churches 543
Pioneers of Troy Township 543

CHAPTER XXII.

SULLIVAN TOWNSHIP 544
Pioneer Sketches 544
Sullivan Village 549
Churches 549
Sullivan Lodge, No. 383 550
   

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