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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Source:
History of Madison Township
including Groveport and Canal Winchester,
Franklin County, Ohio
Compiled by Geo. F. Bareis
Illustrated
Publ. Canal Wincheser, Ohio
Geo. F. Bareis, Publisher - 1902

"To understand man we must look beyond the individual man
and his actions or interests and view him in combination
with his fellows." - Carlisle.

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CHAPTER I. Prefatory Introduction 1
CHAPTER II. Description and Organization 5
CHAPTER III. Some Statistics 13
CHAPTER IV. Native and Early Settlers - FINISHED 22
CHAPTER V. Early Enterprises 32
CHAPTER VI. 1815 - 1825 - FINISHED 41
CHAPTER VII. Tax Payers 1825 - 1855 - 1872; Land owners 1855 - 1872 - FINISHED 44
CHAPTER VIII. Brighter Days - Ohio and Erie Canal 59
CHAPTER IX. Cholera in 1833 - FINISHED 73
CHAPTER X. Township Officers 76
CHAPTER XI. Schools 85
CHAPTER XII. Literary Entertainments 140
CHAPTER XIII. Oregon - FINISHED 159
CHAPTER XIV. Winchester 161
CHAPTER XV. Groverport 206
CHAPTER XVI. Roads 230
CHAPTER XVII. Coach and Mail Lines 242
CHAPTER XVIII. Railroads 255
CHAPTER XIX. War Times 264
CHAPTER XX. Madison Township and Winchester Fairs. 302
CHAPTER XXI. Franklin Farmers Institute 307
CHAPTER XXII. Temperance 315
CHAPTER XXIII. Franklin Academy of Music 323
CHAPTER XXIV. John S. Rarey 326
CHAPTER XXV. Churches 335
CHAPTER XXVI. Secret and Fraternal Societies 398
CHAPTER XXVII. The Pioneer's House and Home Life 410
CHAPTER XXVIII. Incidents of Pioneer and Bygone Days. 418
CHAPTER XXIX. Graveyards - FINISHED 428

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Map of Madison Township - Inside front cover  
Geo. F. Bareis - Frontispiece  
John Sharp .................... 8
Michael Corbett .................... 8
Dr. G. L. Smith .................... 16
Dr. Abel Clark .................... 16
John Kramer .................... 24
John Helpman .................... 24
Kramer Mills .................... 32
Empire Mills .................... 40
Nathaniel Tallman .................... 48
Dr. G. W. Blake .................... 48
Lock No. 20 .................... 64
John Chaney .................... 80
Dr. Hugh L. Chaney .................... 80
James B. Evans .................... 88
Rev. James Heffley .................... 88
John G. Edwards .................... 96
Dr. J. H. Saylor .................... 96
Augustus Willie .................... 104
Casper Limpert .................... 104
James H. Somerville .................... 120
Sarah J. Somerville .................... 120
Mrs. Damaris R. Champe .................... 136
Miss Mary Young .................... 136
Pinnafore Group .................... 144
Queen of Fame Group .................... 152
Map of Winchester .................... Opposite page 162
Canal Bridge, Winchester .................... 168
Boat Passing Through Bridge .................... 176
William Fry .................... 192
Samuel Bartlitt .................... 192
Jacob Carty .................... 200
Martin C. Whitehurst .................... 200
Canal Bridge, Groveport .................... 206
Map of Groveport ....................  Opposite page 208
John Cox .................... 216
Wm. H. Rarey .................... 216
Wm. R. Darnell .................... 224
Salem Darnell .................... 224
Big Walnut Bridge .................... 240
Elisha B. Decker .................... 248
John M. Schoch .................... 248
John Gehn .................... 264
Philip Game .................... 264
Genl. John C. Speaks .................... 288
Com. Edward M. Hughes .................... 288
Spanish American Soldiers .................... 296
Charles Campbell .................... 302
Edmund Gares .................... 302
Christian Gayman .................... 320
George Powell .................... 320
John S. Rarey .................... 326
Methodist Episcopal Church .................... 352
Henry Long .................... 368
Thomas Patterson .................... 368
Lutheran and Reformed Church .................... 384
Dr. A. A. Shortt .................... 400
Dr. J. B. Potter .................... 400
Menonite Church .................... 410
Pioneer's Cabin .................... 410
William Kile .................... 424
Moses Seymour .................... 424
  

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