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COLUMBIANA COUNTY,
OHIO
History & Genealogy

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Source:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
Harold Barth
In Two Volumes
Illustrated
 
Historical Publ. Co. Topeka - Indianapolis
1926
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VOL. I - Pgs. 65 - 373

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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CHAPTER I. - TOPOGRAPHY AND RESOURCES 65
 - Natural Conditions
 - Transition from Wild State
 - Altitudes
 - Surface
 - Horticulture
 - General Farming
 - Maple Industry
 - Stock Raising and Dairying
 - Poultry and Other Products
 - Mining
 - Coal
 - Iron
 - Gas
 - Oil
 - Geology
 - First to Pie Natural Gas
 - First Iron Furnace West of the Alleghenys
 - Manufacturing
 - Farms
 - Valuation
CHAPTER II. - ORGANIZATION OF COUNTY 70
 - Formed March 25,1803
 - Name
 - Earliest Settlements
 - First County Seat
 - First County Officers
 - First Attorneys
 - First Court house and Jail at Lisbon
 - Size of County Reduced
 - Townships Organized
 - Indians Who Occupied This Territory
 - Killing of Chief White Eyes
 - Adam and Andrew Poe
 - Colonel Boquet's Expedition
CHAPTER III. - TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES 74
 - Butler Township
 - Damascus
 - Winona Valley
 - Center Township
 - Elk Run Township
 - Elkton
 - Fairfield Township
 - Columbiana
 - Middleton
 - and East Fairfield
 - Franklin Township
 - Summitville
 - Hanover Township
 - Hanoverton
 - Guilford
 - Dungannon
 - Kensington
 - Knox Township
 - North Georgetown
 - Homeworth
CHAPTER IV. - TOWNSHIP AND VILLAGES, Continued 87
 - Madison Township
 - Round Knob
 - West Point
 - Scotch Settlement
 - Middletown Township
 - Clarkson
 - Rogers
 - Salem Township
 - Leetonia
 - Washingtonville
 - Franklin Square
 - St. Clair Township
 - Calcutta
 - and Fredericktown
 - Unity Township
 - Unity
 - Neww Waterford
 - East Palestine
 - Washington Township
 - Salineville
 - Wayne Township
 - West Township
 - New Alexander
 - Chambersburg
 - East Rochester
 - Lynchburg
 - Moultrie
 - Bayard
- Yellow Creek Township[
 - Perry Township
 - Liverpool Township
CHAPTER V. - LISBON 105
 - County Seat
 - Location
 - First Settler
 - First Log court House and Jail
 - Powder Mill
 - Early Settlers
 - Officers
 - First Tannery
 - Pioneer Merchants
 - Manufacturers
 - First School
 - First Postoffice
 - Newspapers
 - Band
 - Churches
 - Sandy and Beaver Canal
 - Panic of 1837
 - Revival of Industries
 - Railway Construction
 - New Lisbon Changed to Lisbon
 - Notable Men
CHAPTER VI - SALEM (By Ralph W. Hawley) 116
 - Founded in 1800
 - A City of Home Owners
 - A Favorable Location
 - First Settlers
 - Village Laid Out in 1807
 - Friends Meeting House
 - First Houses
 - Town Incorporated
 - Anti-Slavery Society
 - Anti-slavery Movement
 - Edwin Coppock
 - Friends Church
 - Presbyterians
 - Baptists
 - Episcopalians
 - Christians
 - Catholics
 - Evangelical Church
 - Church of Christ, Scientist
 -A.  M. E. Zion
 - English Lutheran
CHAPTER VII. - SALEM, Continued (By Ralph W. Hawley) 128
 - Pioneer School
 - High School
 - Carnegie Library
 - First Burying Ground
 - Home for Aged Women
 - First Printing
 - Newspapers
 - Early Manufacturing
 - Modern Factories
 - Salem an Industrial City
 - Financial Institutions
 - City's Growth
 - Hospitals
 - The World War Memorial
 - Political, Civic Organizations
CHAPTER VIII. - WELLSVILLE (By Frank L. Wells) 140
 - Beauty of Location
 - General Washington Visits this Locality
 - Early Survey
 - Site of Wellsville Purchased by William Wells, Founder of the Town
 - Settlement
 - Methodist Church Organized.
 - Interest in Churches
 - Turnpike Built
 - Village Incorporated
 - Favorable Location
 - Early Activity
 - Building of Railroad
 - First Industries
 - Industrial Wellsville
 - Schools and Educators
 - Chief Logan
 - Military Affairs
 - President Lincoln
 - Literary Activity
 - Lodges
 - Home Owners
CHAPTER IX. - EAST PALESTINE 149
 - Location
 - Transportation Facilities
 - A manufacturing Center
 - Natural Resources Surrounding
 - Public Utilities
 - Schools
 - Churches
 - United Presbyterian
 - Lutheran
 - Methodist
 - Nazarene
 - First Presbyterian
 - First Christian Church
 - Catholic
CHAPTER X. - EAST LIVERPOOL. 161
 - Founded in 1798
 - Thomas Fawcett
 - Location
 - Original Purchase
 - Early SEttlers
 - The Fawcett Family
 - New Town Called St. Clair
 - Town Laid Out by Thomas Fawcett
 - "Fawcettstown"
 - State Road
 - "Old Guage"
 - Trading Center
 - Early Adversities
 - The Town Revives
 - Named "LIverpool"
 - Later East Liverpool
 - Railroad Prospects
 - Early Promoters of the Town
 - First School Teacher
 - First Preaching
 - First Physician
 - Fourth of July Celebration
 - First Bank
 - First Church
 - First Pottery
 - Public Utilities and Institutions
CHAPTER XI. - EAST LIVERPOOL, Continued 189
 - Schools
 - Water Works
 - Organizations
 - Chamber of Commerce
 - Musical Organization
 - Municipal Court
 - Carnegie Library
 - City Hospital
 - Young Mens Christian Association
 - Young Womans Christian Association
 - Other Organizations and Buildings
 - Parks
 - Cemeteries
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CHAPTER XII. - THE POTTERY INDUSTRY 196
 - Its Beginning
 - James Bennett, the Initial Potter
 - Aided by Local Men
 - The First Kiln
 - First Piece of Ware
 - First Stoneware
 - Other Early Potteries
 - Men Prominent in Developing the Industry
 - The Great Potttery Plants of Today
CHAPTER XIII. - POTTERY INDUSTRY - Continued 209
 - In the Sixties
 - The "Dresden Pottery"
 - East Liverpool Pottery Company
 - C. C. Thompson Pottery Company
 - The Homer Laughlin China Company
 - Sebring
 - National
 - Globe
 - R. Thomas and Sons
 - Knowles, Taylor & Knowles
 - Electrical Porcelain Manufacturers
 - D. E. M'Nicol Pottery Company
 - Other Companies
 - Brick Manufacturing
 - National Brotherhood of Operative Potters
 - Seventeen Different Pottery Concerns
 - About Thirty Potteries
CHAPTER XIV. - THE PRESS 226
 - The First Sixty-Three Years
 - The Pioneer Newspaper
 - Mercury
 - Record
 - Some Early Day News
 - Democrat
 - Adversities of the Press
 - Political Convictions
CHAPTER XV. - THE PRESS, Continued 234
 - East Liverpool Gazette
 - The Tribune
 - Potters Gazette
 - The Crisis
 - Evening Review
 - First Daily Newspaper
 - The News - Review
 - Pottery Journal
 - Potters Herald
 - The Messenger
 - Other Publications
CHAPTER XVI - FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 247
 - Community Security
 - Saving and Loan Institutions
 - Early Banking Institutions
 - Bank Buildings
 - First National Bank
 - Citizens Bank
 - The Potters National Bank
 - Citizens National
 - Bank Merger
 - Officials
 - The Dollar Savings Bank
 - The Community Bank
 - The Potters Savings and Loan Co.
 - Federal Building and Loan Co.
 - The Union Building and Loan Company
 - Other Institutions
CHAPTER XVII - CHURCHES 256
 - Pioneer Ministers
 - First Churches
 - Methodists
 - First Presbyterian Church
 - Second Presbyterian Church
 - and Emanuel Presbyterian Church
CHAPTER XVIII. - CHURCHES - Continued 272
 - Catholic Church
 - St. Aloysius Church
 - Early Priests
 - St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
 - First United Presbyterian Church
 - Second United Presbyterian Church
 - First Methodist Protestant Church
 - Salvation Army
 - First Church of Christ
 - Second Church of Christ
 - Baptist Church
 - First Church of the Nazarene
 - Christian Church
 - Other Denominations
 
CHAPTER XIX - NOTABLE REVIVALS 291
 - A Sport Loving People
 - Fishing, Gigging and Hunting
 - Early Amateur
 - Baseball
 - Professional Baseball
 - The Industrial Leagues
 - In The Major Leagues
 - West End Park, Patterson Field
 - Association Football
 - World's Greatest Basketball Team
 - Potters Polo Club
 - Cricket
 - In Square Arena and on Mat
 - Ball and Mallet
 - Turners
 - Potters' Sport of Kings
 - M'Kinley at Race
 - Tennis
 - High School Meets
 - Roller Skating
 = Princess Judges Dogs
 - Bowling
 - Chicken Fighting
 - Golf Champion
 - Marathon
 - 'Country Club
 - Poultry Show
 
CHAPTER XX. - SPORTS AND RECREATIONS 298
 - A Sport Loving People
 - Fishing Gigging and Hunting
 - Early Amateur Baseball
 - Professional Baseball
 - The Industrial Leagues
 - West and Park, Patterson Field
 - Association Football
 - World's Greatest Basketball Team
 - Potters Polo Club
 - Cricket
 - In Square Arena and on Mat
 - Ball and Mallet
 - Turners
 - Potters' Sport of Kings
 - M'Kinley at Race
 - Tennis
 - High School Meets
 - Roller Skating
 - Princess Judges Dogs
 - Bowling
 - Chicken Fighting
 - Golf Champion
 - Marathon
 - Country Club
 - Poultry Show
 
CHAPTER XXI. - NOTABLE MEN 330
 - William M'Kinley
 - Mark Hanna
 - John H. Clark
 - The Fighting M'Cooks
 - Clement L. Vallandingham
 - Gen. James W. Reilly
 - John J. Morgan
 - Andrew Carnegie
 - William D. Hinkle
 - Prof. J. M. McGuffey
 - Others.
 
CHAPTER XXII. - COUNTY OFFICIALS 334
 - Justices of the Peace
 - First Election
 - President Judges
 - Associate Judges
 - Common Pleas Judges
 - Judges of Probate Court
 - Clerk of Court
 - Sheriffs
 - Prosecuting Attorneys
 - Treasurers
 - Auditors
 - Recorders
 - County Commissioners
 - State Senators and Representatives
 
CHAPTER XXIII. - TRANSPORTATION 344
 - Early Day Mail Service
 - New Lisbon
 - The First Postoffice
 - Early Highways
 - Stage Coach
 - River Transportation
 - First Steamboat
 - Boat Building
 - Sandy and Beaver Canal
 - The Coming of the Railroads
 - Pioneer Street Railway
 - Electric Railways
 - Telegraph
 - Telephone 
 
MISCELLANEOUS - 352
 - Presidential Candidates Visit Here
 - A Presidential Visit
 - Initial Tribute to Martyred Garfield
 - Home Coming Week
 - Lincoln Highway Day
 - Nobility Inspects Potteries
 - Burning of the Winchester
 - Scioto Disaster
 - Floods
 - Fires
 - Storms
 
CHAPTER XXV. - IN THE WARS OF THE NATION 363
 - Columbiana County Participated in Five Wars
 - Revolutionary Soldiers
 - Early Day Organizations
 - Mexican War
 - Civil War
 - Capture of General Morgan Here
 - Spanish American War
 - World War
 - Military Organizations
 - Engagements
 - Home War Organizations
 - Speakers
 - Various Loan Drives
 - Conservation Commission
 - Red Cross
 - Y. M. C. A.
 - Knights of Columbus
 - Other Organizations
 
   
BIOGRAPHIES 377

 

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