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Harrison County, Ohio

History & Genealogy

HISTORY
Source: History of Carroll and Harrison Counties, Ohio  - Vol. I - Under the Editorial Supervision of Judge H. J. Eckley - Illustrated -
Published by The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago and New York - 1921)

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.
Page 209
GEOLOGY AND NATURAL FEATURES

CHAPTER II.
Page 222
DISCOVERY AND OCCUPATION BY WHITE MEN

CHAPTER III.
Page 225
INDIAN OCCUPANCY AND FINAL DEPARTURE

CHAPTER V.
Page 233
NATIONALITIES OF HARRISON COUNTY

CHAPTER VI.
Page 239
PIONEER LAND OWNERS

CHAPTER VII.
Page 243
ORGANIZATION OF COUNTY AND TOWNSHIPS.

CHAPTER VIII.
Page 259
COUNTY GOVERNMENT

CHAPTER IX.
Page 262
AGRICULTURAL INTERESTS.

CHAPTER X.
Page 269
RAILROADS AND TRANSPORTATION LINES

CHAPTER XI.
Page 272
BANKS AND BANKING

CHAPTER XII
Page 279
HARRISON COUNTY NEWSPAPERS

CHAPTER XIII.
Page 283
BENCH AND BAR

CHAPTER XIV.
Page 292
PHYSICIANS, PAST AND PRESENT

CHAPTER XV.
Page 295
MILITARY HISTORY

CHAPTER XVI.
Page 328
CHURCHES OF THE COUNTY

CHAPTER XVII.
Page 364
SECRET SOCIETIES.

CHAPTER XVIII.
Page 372
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER XIX
Page 381
POLITICAL AFFAIRS.

CHAPTER XX
Page 390
VILLAGE OF CADIZ

CHAPTER XXI.
Page 404
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS OF INTEREST

HISTORIC PARAGRAPHS - NOTABLE HAIL STORMS - MARKET QUOTATIONS -
"UNDERGROUND RAILROAD" - BURYING GROUNDS - INDIAN TRAILS -
ORIGINAL VILLAGE PLATS - UNUSUAL WEATHER PHENOMENA - BIRDS OF COUNTY - BIBLIOGRAPHY

CHAPTER XXII.
Page 426
ARCHER TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXIII.
Page 429
ATHENS TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXIV
Page 433
CADIZ TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXV.
Page 435
FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXVI
Page 437
FREEPORT TOWNSHIP

CHAPTER XXVII.
Page 442
GERMAN TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARIES - NATURAL FEATURES - ORGANIZATION - EARLY SETTLEMENT -
POPULATION - RAILROADS - VILLAGE AND HAMLET HISTORIES.

CHAPTER XXVIII.
Page 444
GREEN TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - EARLY SETTLEMENT -
VILLAGES - HOPEDALE - FOLK - UNIONVILLE - SKIT - GINTHER - RAILROADS - ORGANIC.

CHAPTER XXIX.
Page 448
MONROE TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - RAILROADS - POPULATION - EARLY SETTLEMENT -
VILLAGE OF BOWERSTON - SCHOOLS AND CHURCHES - ORGANIC.

CHAPTER XXX.
Page 451
MOOREFIELD TOWNSHIP.

BOUNDARIES - TOPOGRAPHY - ORGANIZATION - POPULATION - RAILROAD -
EARLY SETTLEMENT - VILLAGES OF PIEDMONT AND MOOREFIELD.

CHAPTER XXXI.
Page 455
NORTH TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - ORGANIZATION - RAILROADS -
VILLAGE OF SCIO - EARLY SETTLEMENT - ETC.

CHAPTER XXXII.
Page 461
NOTTINGHAM TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARIES - TOPOGRAPHY - ORGANIZATION - POPULATION -
EARLY SETTLEMENT - HAMLETS - SCHOOLS, CHURCHES, ETC.

CHAPTER XXXIII
Page 463
RUMLEY TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - ORGANIZATION -
EARLY SETTLEMENT - RAILROADS - VILLAGES

CHAPTER XXXIV.
Page 468
SHORT CREEK TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - VILLAGES - EARLY SETTLEMENT -
RAILROADS - HURFORD - SCIENCE HILL - GEORGETOWN -
HARRISVILLE - ROBYVILLE - SHORT CREEK

CHAPTER XXXV.
Page 471
STOCK TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - ORGANIZATION -
EARLY SETTLEMENT - HAMLETS.

CHAPTER XXXVI.
Page 472
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP

BOUNDARY - TOPOGRAPHY - POPULATION - RAILROAD - ORGANIZATION -
VILLAGE HISTORY - MILLS AND MINING.


CHAPTER XXXVII
Page 477
DAYS OF MOURNING

MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 1865 -
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR PRESIDENT JAMES ABRAM GARFIELD, 1881 -
MEMORIAL SERVICES FOR PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY, 1901 -
DEATH OF PRESIDENT U. S. GRANT, 1885
 

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