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Fairfield County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

Pioneer Period and Pioneer People of Fairfield Co., Ohio.
by C. M. L. Wiseman
Publ. F. J. Heer Printing Co., Columbus, O.  1901

Transcribed by Sharon Wick

NOTE:  Please let me know if you need a part of this history transcribed. ~ S Wick

TITLE PAGE
PREFACE 5
INTRODUCTION 7
THE HISTORIC ZANE FAMILY
     JONATHAN ZANE
     ISAAC ZANE
     EARLY HISTORY
     THE JAWS OF DEATH
     EBENEZER ZANE
9 FINISHED
MR AND MRS. McINTIRE
     MR. McINTIRE'S MARRIAGE
     FOUNDING OF ZANESVILLE
     MR. McINTIRE'S PERSONAL APPEARANCE
     MRS. McINTIRE
     CONCLUSION
23 FINISHED
EARLY HISTORY OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OHIO
     CHURCHES - (includes many names of citizens in Fairfield Co., Ohio)
     PHOTO OF FIRST MILL IN FAIRFIELD COUNTY
     PREHISTORIC
30 FINISHED
THE PIONEER PERIOD OF LANCASTER, OHIO
     EARLY MERCHANTS
     OLD TIME WEDDING
     EARLY MECHANICS - (includes lots of names of pioneers)
40 FINISHED
PROFESSIONAL MEN
     PHYSICIANS
     RELIGIOUS
     SCHOOLS
     FINANCIAL
54 FINISHED
THE GROWTH OF LANCASTER 67 FINISHED
PIONEER FAMILIES - Some Birth, Marriage and Death Records of the Sturgeon, Wilson and Latta Families, once very prominent in Lancaster. 70 FINISHED
REMINISCENCES of the several visits of the late James G. Blaine, to Lancaster 75 FINISHED
THE LAST SPEECH OF JAMES G. BLAINE IN LANCASTER, O. 79 FINISHED
TO CALIFORNIA - The First Overland Expedition to Leave Lancaster, Fifty years ago. 82 not done
FAMOUS AND WELL KNOWN MEN of Lancaster who have passed away to the unknown land since 1855 (includes a large list)
     HON. JOHN SHERMAN
     GEN. W. T. SHERMAN
     JACOB BECK
84
 BRIEF TOWNSHIP SKETCHES
     BERNE
     PLEASANT
     MADISON
     RICHLAND
     RUSH CREEK
     VIOLET
     GREENFIELD
     AN HISTORIC OLD MILL - Rock Mill, at Hookers, Ohio
     CLEAR CREEK
     BLOOM
     WALNUT
     LIBERTY 
100
JONATHAN ACHEY - A prominent citizen of Baltimore, passes to the Great Beyond - Added 3/29/2016 110 FINISHED
BALTIMORE, FAIRFIELD COUNTY 112 not done
TOBY TOWN - ROYALTON - includes many names including
     JUDGE BEATTY
     JOHN HUMRIGHOUS
     THE ALLEN FAMILY
     COLE BROTHERS
120 not done
RUSHVILLE an interesting sketch about its pioneers. 130 FINISHED
OLD TIME TAVERNS. 138 FINISHED
FAIRFIELD COUNTY FAIR - The great agricultural attraction of Southern Ohio 141 not done
FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN THE WEST. - Some of its sons who have obtained distinction west of the Mississippi (includes:
     ENOCH BEERY SEITZ
   
144 not done
GREENFIELD ACADEMY - One of Fairfield County's early educational institutions, a full list of students who attended this popular school. 149 not done
EARLY PEDAGOGUES. - Some Early and Worthy Teachers of Fairfield County 155 not done
PIONEER PREACHERS - of the Methodist Episcopal Church who were famous in Fairfield County 166
EARLY SPORTS and amusements of the pioneers of Fairfield County. 171 not done
REMINISCENCES of several families prominent in the early history of Fairfield County.  Includes
     * REV. FOSTER
     * JOHN LEITH
     * REV. DAVID JONES
     * McNAGHTEN
     * THE WELL KNOWN PETERS FAMILY
     * THE ASHBAUGH FAMILY
     * THE BEERY FAMILY
     * THE ASHBROOK FAMILY
     * THE PETERS FAMILY (TUNIS, REV.)
          PHILIP PETERS
          TUNIS PETERS, SR.
     * THE KAGYS OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY
          CHRISTIAN KAGY
     * THE RUFFNER FAMILY - PARTIALLY DONE
     * THE ROWLES FAMILY
          THE DAUGHTERS
     * RUSH CREEK PRESBYTERIANS
     * THE WILSON FAMILY OF RICHLAND
     * THE MURPHEY FAMILY
          CHILDREN OF JOHN MURPHEY
          MURPHEY FAMILY SUPPLEMENT
     * THE HOLMES FAMILY
     * TONG (George Tong)
          THEIR CHILDREN
     * THE WELLS FAMILY - Added 3/29/2016
     * WELLSVILLE, OHIO - Added 3/29/2016
     * McCLEERY
     * TALLMAN SKETCH
     * THE WILSONS
     * THE CRUMLEY FAMILY
     * THE GRAHAM FAMILY
     * THE CLAYPOOL FAMILY
     * THE MEASON, CHERRY AND BEAR FAMILIES - Added 3/29/2016
     * CHERRY FAMILY - Added 3/29/2016
     * BEAR FAMILY - Added 3/29/2016
     * WINTER FAMILY - Added 3/29/2016
     * SKETCH OF THE HOOKER FAMILY - Added 3/29/2016
     * THE REBER FAMILY and the Bright Family - Pioneers all.
     * THE REAM FAMILY
     * THE VAN METRE FAMILY
     * THE COURTRIGHT FAMILY
     * THE WILLIAMSON FAMILY
     * LARIMER-CHANEY
          JUDGE CHENEY
     * REED, DENNISON AND SLAUGHTER
     * THE BRANDT FAMILY OF THE EARLY DAYS 
     * WHIG TICKET, 1840
     * COLONEL SAMUEL SPANGLER
     * JOHN AUGUSTUS
     * THE SHARP FAMILY
176 - 380 partial
PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA AND NEW JERSEY
     ARTZ (Jacob) 381
     GRIFFITH 382
381 not done
A HISTORY of a Prominent Rushcreek Pioneer family
      LEIB (Joseph)
385 not done
BRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF THE BLOSSER FAMILY, OF RUSHCREEK TOWNSHIP 
     THE PIGEON ROOST SWAMP

     GEORGE BLOSSER
     JACOB BLOSSER
     ABRAHAM BLOSSER
     ISAAC BLOSSER
     CELIA BLOSSER
395 FINISHED
SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION 406 FINISHED
THE FRIEND FAMILY 408 FINISHED
THE YOUNG FAMILY 410 not done
THE WISEMAN FAMILY 416 not done
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