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ERIE COUNTY, OHIO
History & Genealogy

A Standard History
of
Erie County, Ohio
An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention
to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial,
Civic and Social Development.  A Chronicle of the People, with Family
Lineage and Memoirs.
By
HEWSON L. PEEKE
Assisted by the Board of Advisory Editors
Volume I.
ILLUSTRATED
The Lewis Publishing Company
Chicago and New York
1916

CONTENTS
 

CHAPTER I. - THE FIRELANDS - A List of the Sufferers and Their Losses..... 1
CHAPTER II. - GEOLOGY OF ERIE COUNTY 21
CHAPTER III. - ERIE COUNTY - Its Erection and Organization 33
CHAPTER IV. - FLORENCE TOWNSHIP 48
CHAPTER V. - VERMILLION TOWNSHIP 61
CHAPTER VI. - BERLIN TOWNSHIP 64
CHAPTER VII. - MILAN TOWNSHIP AND VILLAGE 78
CHAPTER VIII. - HURON TOWNSHIP 98
CHAPTER IX. - OXFORD TOWNSHIP 113
CHAPTER X. - PERKINS TOWNSHIP 121
CHAPTER XI. - GROTON TOWNSHIP 128
CHAPTER XII. - MARGARETTA TOWNSHIP 134
CHAPTER XIII. - EARLY SANDUSKY 150
CHAPTER XIV - THE THREE CHOLERA YEARS 181
CHAPTER XV - SANDUSKY - Continued 196
CHAPTER XVI - SANDUSKY - Continued 208
CHAPTER XVII. - COMMERCE OF SANDUSKY 225
CHAPTER XVIII. - SANDUSKY CITY SCHOOLS 234
CHAPTER XIX - ERIE COUNTY CHURCHES 249
CHAPTER XX. - THE BANKS AND BANKERS OF SANDUSKY 277
CHAPTER XXI. - HOSPITALS 281
CHAPTER XXII. - THE OHIO SOLDIERS AND SAILORS HOME 288
CHAPTER XXIII. - WOMAN'S WORK THROUGH ORGANIZATIONS 294
CHAPTER XXIV. - SANDUSKY FRATERNALISM 301
CHAPTER XXV. - DOCTORS AND DENTISTS 309
CHAPTER XXVI. - TEMPERANCE ACTIVITIES IN ERIE COUNTY 314
CHAPTER XXVII. - NOTABLE ORGANIZATIONS 317
CHAPTER XXVIII. - JOHNSON'S ISLAND 327
CHAPTER XXIX. - KELLEY'S ISLAND 334
CHAPTER XXX. - THE MILITARY HISTORY OF ERIE COUNTY - partial 343
CHAPTER XXXI. - THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - partial 377
CHAPTER XXXII. - RAILROADS IN ERIE COUNTY 389
CHAPTER XXXIII. - AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES 399
CHAPTER XXXIV. - ERIE COUNTY NEWSPAPERS 409
CHAPTER XXXV. - THE BENCH AND BAR 416
CHAPTER XXXVI. - GOSSIP 443
CHAPTER XXXVII. - ERIE COUNTY CELEBRITIES 454
INDEX ( in process)  
 
 

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