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Ashland County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

1809
History
of
Ashland County, Ohio
with
ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
by
GEORGE WILLIAM HILL, M. D.
Published by Williams Bros.
1880

TABLE OF CONTENTS
(There is no table of contents in this volume, therefore I have compiled this for your review ~ Sharon Wick)

  GENERAL HISTORY  
Chapter Content: Page
        
     
I. - Pre-historic History 9
II. - The Stone Era 10
III. - Ashland City - Earthworks, the extent and probable origin 12
IV. - The Eries, or the Cat Nation 17
V. - The Wyandots 19
VI. - The Ottawas 20
VII. - The Mohegans 22
VIII. - The Mingo villages of the Mohican 24
IX. - Major Rogers on the soil of Ashland County 27
X. - The Moravians 28
XI. - Crawford's Expedition 31
XII. - The legend of Helltown 34
XIII. - Indian Trails 35
XIV. - Indian Customs 36
XV. - Indian Characteristics 38
XVI. - Indian Navigation and Theology 41
XVII. - Treaties and Surveys 43
XVIII. - The Survey - An adventure 45
XIX. - The erection of Fairfield County 49
XX. - Pioneer History 50
XXI. - The War of 1812 53
XXII. - Occurrences during the War 55
XXIII. - The Settlers take Refuge of Block-houses 58
XXIV. - Military Expeditions 61
XXV. - Victory brings joy 63
XXVI. - Organization of Wayne and Richland Counties 65
XXVII. - After the War of 1812 68
XXVIII. - Township Organization - added 11-13-2015 71
XXIX. - Early Grist-mills 73
XXX. - The Villages and Towns of Ashland County 76
XXXI. - Education and Institutions of Learning 79
XXXII. - Religious Societies and Churches - partially added 11-12-2015 83
XXXIII. - The Pioneers of the year 1825 94
XXXIV. - The erection of Ashland County - 98
XXXV. - The Militia and Soldiers of 1812 100
XXXVI. - Ashland County in the War of 1861-5 102
XXXVII. - Newspapers, Benevolent Societies and Banks 114
XXXVIII. - Statistics 116
XXXIX. - Medicine and Law 118
XL. - The County Officers from 1846 to 1880 122
XLI. - A list of the Justices of the Peace 124
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