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Carroll Co., Ohio
History & Genealogy

HISTORY
Source:
 History of Carroll and Harrison Counties, Ohio 
- Vol. I -
 Under the Editorial Supervision of Judge H. J. Eckley
- Illustrated -
Published by The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago and New York
1921
 

CHAPTER I.
Page 7
GEOLOGY AND NATURAL FEATURES

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CHAPTER I.
Page 7.

NOT STARTED

GENERAL GEOLOGY OF CARROLL COUNTY - SURFACE FEATURES - ARAL GEOLOGY - GEOLOGY OF VARIOUS TOWNSHIPS - USEFUL CLAYS OF CARROLL COUNTY - COAL MINING OF THE COUNTY.

CHAPTER II.
Page 12
EARLY SETTLEMENT

FINISHED

FIRST ACTUAL SETTLERS - COUNTY SEAT LOCATED - PIONEER BURIALS - GOING TO MILL - BUILDING THE CANAL - FIRST WHITE MAN'S  GRAVE - VARIOUS ITEMS OF INTEREST - STYLE OF LIVING - "JOHNNY APPLESEED" - EARLY STATE OF SOCIETY - FIRST STILL HOUSE - EARLY TEMPERANCE DAYS - THE JAIL - THE COURTHOUSE - POPULATION DECREASED - EARLY RAILROAD LINES

CHAPTER III.
Page 19
COUNTY ORGANIZATION AND BEGINNINGS.

PARTIALLY FINISHED

ANCIENT OWNERSHIP OF TERRITORY - THE INDIANS WHO ONCE HELD IT - PART OF THE GREAT NORTHWEST TERRITORY - ONCE INCLUDED IN SEVERAL OTHER COUNTIES - ITS NAME - ITS COUNTY SEAT LOCATED - FIRST OFFICIAL ACTION - FIRST OFFICERS OF THE COUNTY - PART OF THE LEGISLATIVE ACT CREATING THE COUNTY.

CHAPTER IV.
Page 25
COUNTY GOVERNMENT.

PARTIALLY FINISHED

FIRST STEPS AFTER THE ORGANIZATION OF CARROLL COUNTY - SETTING THE MACINERY OF A COUNTY GOVERNMENT IN MOTION - PLANNING FOR COUNTY BUILDINGS - FIRST TERM OF COURT - COUNTY OFFICIALS LIST COMPLETE FROM THE FIRST OFFICERS WHO SERVED - ASSESSED VALUATION - FINANCES - EXPENDITURES - POLITICAL FIGURES - PERSONAL MENTION - INTERESTING EVENTS - MORGAN'S RAID - CARROLLTON IN 1846 - BUILDING OF COURTHOUSES AND JAILS - THE INFIRMARY - HIGHWAYS.

CHAPTER V.
Page 34
RAILROADS, TELEGRAPHS AND TELEPHONES.

PARTIALLY FINISHED

EARLY RAILROAD HISTORY - OLD TIME TRAIN ORDER - RAILROAD MILEAGE - THE OLD CANAL.

CHAPTER VI.
Page 39
AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS
.
NOT STARTED

THE CHIEF INDUSTRY - WOOL AND STOCK INTERESTS - "SMALL FARMING" - CORN AND WHEAT IN 1858 - STATISTICAL REPORTS OF 1885 - WIDE RANGE OF CROPS - COUNTY FARM BUREAU - COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY - GROUNDS AN BUILDINGS - PRESENT OFFICERS.

CHAPTER VII.
Page 47
BANKS AND BANKING

NOT STARTED

CHAPTER VIII.
Page 51
NEWSPAPERS OF CARROLL COUNTY

PARTIALLY FINISHED

CHAPTER IX.
Page 58
BENCH AND BAR

PARTIALLY FINISHED

CHAPTER X.
Pg. 66
PHYSICIANS

PARTIALLY FINISHED

CHAPTER XI.
Page 76
MILITARY HISTORY.

FINISHED

CHAPTER XII.
Page 99
CHURCHES OF THE COUNTY
NOT STARTED

CHAPTER XIII
Page 110
FRATERNAL SOCIETIES
NOT STARTED

CHAPTER XIV.
Page 117
EDUCATIONAL INTERESTS
NOT STARTED

CHAPTER XV.
Page 121
CENTER TOWNSHIP AND CARROLLTON VILLAGE

PARTIALLY FINISHED

NAME - LOCATION - BOUNDARIES - RAILROAD - ORGANIZATION - COUNTY SEAT - POPULATION - FIXING MERIDIAN BY NORTH STAR -
PLATTING OF CARROLLTON - EARLY SETTLEMENTS - AFTER THE CIVIL WAR -
A NEW ERA OF INDUSTRY - HENRY HOWE'S VIEW OF CARROLLTON IN 1888 -
CARROLLTON FIFTY YEARS AGO - OLD TIME RESIDENTS - HISTORICAL DATES -
CITY PARK - INCORPORATION HISTORY - POSTOFFICE HISTORY - INDUSTRIES.

CHAPTER XVI.
Page 149
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF INTEREST
NOT STARTED

CHAPTER XVII.
Page 160
CARROLL COUNTY'S ONLY INDIAN FIGHT.
NOT STARTED

CHAPTER XVIII.
Page 166
AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP

FINISHED

BOUNDARY - RAILROAD - VILLAGE OF AUGUSTA - VILLAGE OF WATHEYS
- PATTERSONVILLE - AUGUSTA STATION - POPULATION

CHAPTER XIX.
Page 169
BROWN TOWNSHIP.

FINISHED

BOUNDARY - ORGANIZATION - FEATURES - RAILROADS - VILLAGES
- CLAY INDUSTRY - SCHOOLS - CHURCHES - POPULATION - FIRST ELECTION

CHAPTER XX.
Page 179
EAST AND FOX TOWNSHIPS

FINISHED

BOUNDARIES - LOCATIONS - POPULATION - RAILROADS - ALTITUDE -
ASKING FOR A GRADED HIGHWAY - KILLING OF THE LAST DEER -
MORGAN'S GREAT RAID - MINERAL RESOURCES - VILLAGES -
NORRISTOWN - MECHANICSTOWN - WATTSVILLE - PINE HILL -
SCROGGSFIELD.

CHAPTER XXI.
Page 182
HARRISON TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

BOUNDARY - POPULATION - SCHOOLS - TOPOGRAPHY AND
GENERAL FEATURES - COAL MINES -
VILLAGE OF NEW HARRISBURG
WINCHESTER - HIBBETTS

CHAPTER XXII.
Page 185
LEE TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

ITS PRESENT TERRITORY - ITS GENERAL FEATURES -
ORGANIZATION - POPULATION - SETTLEMENT - VILLAGES -
THE FIRST SCHOOL-HOUSE OF THE COUNTY
SOIL FOUND HERE

CHAPTER XXIII.
Page 188
LOUDON TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

ITS BOUNDARIES - SOIL - POPULATION - SETTLEMENT -
VILLAGE OF KILGORE -
ENTERED BY GEN. ANTHONY WAYNE IN INDIAN WAR DAYS

CHAPTER XXIV.
Page 190
MONROE TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION - ORGANIZATION - POPULATION -
TOPOGRAPHY - EARLY SETTLEMENTS - RESOURCES -
VILLAGES - CHURCHES AND SCHOOLS - DELL ROY VILLAGES -
EARLY POSTAL FACILITIES - NAMED MONROE FOR PRESIDENT MONROE -
LAND TITLE - SOME "BAD MEN" - PIONEER FAMILIES.

CHAPTER XXV.
Page 194
ORANGE TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

LOCATION - TOPOGRAPHY - ORGANIZATION -
VILLAGES - SETTLEMENTS - RAILROADS -
"UNDERGROUND" RAILWAY STATION - POPULATION

CHAPTER XXVI.
Page 199
PERRY TOWNSHIP.

FINISHED 6/19/2018

FIRST CALLED NORTH TOWNSHIP - CHURCHES - POPULATION -
DESCRIPTION AND BOUNDARIES - VILLAGES AND HAMLETS OF PERRYSVILLE -
PALERMO AND LAMARTINE

CHAPTER XXVII
Page 201
ROSE TOWNSHIP

FINISHED 6/19/2018

LOCATION - TOPOGRAPHY - PART OF THE COUNTY'S MALTESE CROSS -
VILLAGES - SETTLEMENT - RAILROADS -
POPULATION - BOUNDARIES - ORGANIZATION.

CHAPTER XXVIII
Page 204
UNION TOWNSHIP

FINISHED

THE LOCATION - BOUNDARY - NAMING - TOPOGRAPHY -
POPULATION - SETTLEMENT - ITS ORGANIZATION -
ITS ONLY HAMLET.

CHAPTER XXIX.
Page 205
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

FINISHED

LOCATION - BOUNDARIES - ITS RAILROAD LINES - VILLAGES - ECKLEY POSTOFFICE
STEMPLE - GENERAL FEATURES - POPULATION
SCHOOLS AND CHURCHES - ORGANIZATION
CONCERNING ITS SETTLEMENT - COUNTY INFIRMARY

 

 

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