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HANCOCK COUNTY, OHIO
History & Genealogy


HISTORY OF HANCOCK COUNTY, OHIO
By D. B. Beardsley
Findley, O.
Publ. Springfield, O. Republic Printing Co. - 1881.
CHAPTER I. - Before the Organization of the County - 9
CHAPTER II. - First Organization of the County - 23
CHAPTER III. - Independent Organization of the County - 27
CHAPTER IV. - General Description of the County.  Its Soil and Products - 33
CHAPTER V. - Relating to a Few First Things in the County - 38
CHAPTER VI. - Early Appraisement and Assessment of Property - 45
CHAPTER V. - Relating to a Few First Things in the County - 38
CHAPTER VI. - Early Appraisement and Assessment of Property - 45
CHAPTER VII. - First Jail and First Court House - 52
CHAPTER VIII. - Early Courts. First Judges. First Juries - 58
CHAPTER IX. - The Country Shoemaker.  The Schoolmaster. Log Rolling - 69
CHAPTER X. - First Roads and Bridges - 73
CHAPTER XI. - County Records. First Census. General Election 1828 - 80
CHAPTER XII. - An Incident.  General Muster - 85
CHAPTER XIII - Railroads - 90
CHAPTER XIV. - Common Schools - 97
CHAPTER XV. - Some Other Things of Interest
CHAPTER XVI. - Our Associates in the General Assembly of Ohio, in Senatorial and Representative Districts - 106
CHAPTER XVII. - Matters of Interest in Brief Paragraphs - 114
CHAPTER XVIII. - Murders and Murder Trials - 120
CHAPTER XIX. - The Deer Lick.  Plum Orchard. Johnny Appleseeds - 131
CHAPTER XX - Present Court House.  New Jail. Infirmary - 136
CHAPTER XXI. - Early Sports.  Corn Huskings.  House Raisings - Grain Threshing and Cleaning - 143
CHAPTER XXII. - Our Judicial Associate Counties and Judges - 146
CHAPTER XXIII. - Hancock County in the War - 151
CHAPTER XXIV. - Hancock County Agricultural Society - 164
CHAPTER XXV. - County Officers - 167
  Statistical Tables - 169
  Table of Distances - 173
  Land Surveys - 175
  Allen Township - 180 - finished
     Van Buren - 192 - finished
  Amanda Township - 194 - Partially finished
     Capernaum - 200 - finished
     Vanlue - 200 - finished
  Blanchard Township - 205
     Benton - 214
     Louisville - 215
  Big Lick Township - 217 - Partially finished
     Freedom - 225 - finished
     West Independence - 225 - finished
  Cass Township - 228 - finished
     Frankford - 230 - finished
  Delaware Township - 236 - finished
     Mt. Blanchard - 242 - finished
  Eagle Township - 246 - finished
     Martinstown - 250 - finished
  Findley Township - 254 - Partially finished
     Findley - 269 - finished
     East Findley - 274 - finished
     North Findley - 276
     Biographies - 292 - 317 - finished
     Industries of Findley - 316
     Churches - 331
     Schools - 341
     Benevolent Societies - 345
     Newspapers - 350
     Hotels - 362
     Banks - 365
     Fire Department - 367
     Maple Grove Cemetery - 369
  Jackson Township - 372
     North Liberty - 379
  Liberty Township - 382
  Madison Township - 395
     Williamstown - 402
     Arlington - 402
  Marion Township - 404
  Orange Township - 412
  Pleasant Township 421
     Olney - 426
     McComb - 427
  Portage Township - 430
     Lafayette - 439
  Union Township - 441
     Rawson - 448
     Cannonsburg - 450
     Cory - 450
  Van Buren Township - 453 - finished
  Washington Township - 457
     Risdon - 466
     Arcadia - 466
  Social Statistics - 470

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