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Carroll Co., Ohio
History & Genealogy


1921

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

CHAPTER I.
Page 7
GEOLOGY AND NATURAL FEATURES

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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

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.

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.

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.

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

CHAPTER VI.
Page 39
AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS
.

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

CHAPTER VIII.
Page 51
NEWSPAPERS OF CARROLL COUNTY

CHAPTER IX.
Page 58
BENCH AND BAR

CHAPTER X.
Pg. 66
PHYSICIANS

CHAPTER XI.
Page 76
MILITARY HISTORY.

CHAPTER XII.
Page 99
CHURCHES OF THE COUNTY

CHAPTER XIII
Page 110
FRATERNAL SOCIETIES

CHAPTER XIV.
Page 117
EDUCATIONAL INTERESTS

CHAPTER XV.
Page 121
CENTER TOWNSHIP AND CARROLLTON VILLAGE

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

CHAPTER XVII.
Page 160
CARROLL COUNTY'S ONLY INDIAN FIGHT.

CHAPTER XVIII.
Page 166
AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP

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

CHAPTER XIX.
Page 169
BROWN TOWNSHIP.

PARTIALLY FINISHED

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

CHAPTER XX.
Page 179
EAST AND FOX TOWNSHIPS

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

CHAPTER XXII.
Page 185
LEE TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXIII.
Page 188
LOUDON TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXIV.
Page 190
MONROE TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXV.
Page 194
ORANGE TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXVI.
Page 199
PERRY TOWNSHIP.

CHAPTER XXVII
Page 201
ROSE TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXVIII
Page 204
UNION TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXIX.
Page 205
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

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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