OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS

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HOCKING COUNTY, OHIO
History & Genealogy

Source: 
History of Hocking Valley, Ohio
Published Chicago: by Inter-State Publishing Co.
1883

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CONTENTS:

CHAPTER I. - INTRODUCTORY, BUT STILL HISTORY 17-26
   - Indians and the White Man's Advent
 - The Owners of the Territory
 - The Government Secured It
 - Ordinance of 1787
 - The Dunmore War
 - Locating on Indian Lands
 - Dunmore's March up the Hocking Valley
 - The Indian Name and Why
 
CHAPTER II. - EARLY SETTLEMENT AND MATERIAL PROGRESS 27-48
   - The Ohio Company
 - The Valley of Hocking
 - Washington County
 - Generals Washington and Putnam
 - Organization
 - Purchase of Land
 - Athens and Hocking Counties
 - First Settlers
 - Adelphia
 - Marietta
 - Indian War
 - Generals Harmer and St. Clair Defeated
 - Mad Anthony Victory
 - First Settlers of College Lands, or Athens County
 - Making Salt
 - Pioneer Modes and Pioneer Progress
 
CHAPTER III. - THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS, CABINS AND COMFORTS OF EARLY DAYS. 49-84
   - Pioneer Life
 - The Log Cabin
 - Cooking
 - Dress
 - Family Worship
 - Hospitality
 - Trade and Barter
 - Hog Killing
 - Native Animals
 - Wolf Hunts
 - Education
 - Spelling and Singing Schools
 - On Their Guard
 - The Bright Side
 - A Touch of Pioneer Life
 - How the Pioneers Advanced Civilization
 - Women Pioneers
 
CHAPTER IV. - SCIENTIFIC VIEW OF HOCKING VALLEY, PRELIMINARY THOUGHTS 85-127
   - Topography
 - Drainage or River System
 - Geology
 - Stratigraphical Formation
 - Archeology
 - Fauna
 - Flora
 - Meteorology
 - Summary
 - Conclusion
 
CHAPTER V. - STATISTICS OF THE HOCKING COMPANY, BESIDES RAILROADS AND CANALS, SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVES. 128-145
   - Lands and Valuation
 - County Buildings and Valuation
 - Miles of Railway
 - Area of Valley
 - Population and Wheat Growing
 - Cities and Villages and Population
 - Boundary of the Mineral Field
 - Coal Production
 - Hocking Valley
 - State Senators of the Hocking Valley and Representatives.
 
CHAPTER VI. - ATHENS COUNTY HISTORY - FROM THE WILDERNESS TO ADVANCED CIVILIZATION 146-165
   - Organic
 - Act of the Legislature
 - Organized Feb. 20, 1805
 - Area
 - First Session of Court
 - First Jail and Court House
 - Taxation and License
 - New Court House, 1818
 - School Districts and School Moneys
 - 1840 to 1850
 - Rise and Progress, 1850 to 1860
 - War and Peace
 - County Officials
 - Floods
 - Devastation and Ruin by the Rushing Waters
 - Floods of 1847, 1858, and 1873
 - Destruction of Thirteen Miles of the Hocking Canal
 - The Swelling Waters of 1875
 
CHAPTER VII. - MILITARY HISTORY - WAR OF 1812, MEXICAN WAR, AND THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES. 166-178
   - Early Patriotism
 - War with Mexico
 - The Rebellion
 - Firing on Fort Sumter
 - Newspapers Firing the _ear_s of the People
 - Athens County Meets All Demands
 - Camp Jewett
 - Mustering in
 - Camp Denison
 - Sanitary and Relief
 - Work
 - Morgan's Raid
 - Nelsonville Captured
 - Ladies Once More to the Front
 - Grand Encampment
 - War Ended
 - President Lincoln's Assassination
 - The Athens Soldiers by Townships
 - The Regiments in which they served
 
CHAPTER VIII. - STATISTICS OF ATHENS COUNTRY - POPULATION, AGRICULTURAL, POLITICAL 179-196
   - Population by Townships and by Decades
 - The Value of Real and Personal Property in 1870, 1880, 1881, and 1882
 - Assessed Valuation in 1846, 1853, and 1859
 - Record of Marriages and Deaths
 - Pauperism
 - Land Sales
 - Mortgages
 - Dog and Sheep Statistics
 - Railroad and Telegraph
 - Political
 - Presidential Vote, 1836 to 1880
 - Governor's Vote, 1836 to 1880
 - Vote for Secretary of State
 - The County Vote by Townships
 
CHAPTER IX. - A SERIES OF ARTICLES WORTHY OF ATTENTION 197-224
   - Perusal
 - Educational
 - Normal Institute
 - Statistical
 - Agricultural Society
 - Annual Fairs
 - Constitution and By-Laws
 - Pioneer Association
 - The Death Roll
 - Officers
 - Letter of General Thomas Ewing
 - Future Prospects
 - New Court-House
 - The Old Log Court-House of 1807
 - The Ancient Brick Court-House of 1818
 - The Pride of Athens County, 1880
 - Its Cost
 - Jail
 - Children's Home
 - Infirmary
 - Defalcation
 
CHAPTER X. - TOWNSHIP AND CITY OF ATHENS LINKED TOGETHER - ONE AND INSEPARABLE 225-282
   - Interwoven
 - Metes and Bounds
 - 1805, and 1851 to 1883
 - Items
 - First Post Route
 - Progressing Slowly
 - Population and Comparison of Growth
 - Township Officers, 1806 to 1883
 - Trustees
 - Treasurers
 - Clerks
 - Justices of the Peace
 
CHAPTER XI.  THE CITY OF ATHENS - THE HOME OF CULTURE, REFINEMENT AND INTELLIGENCE. 233-258
   - What She Was and Is
 - Advance of Civilization
 - When Settled and by Whom
 - Act for the Laying-out of the Town of Athens, 1799
 - Inception and Growth
 - Sale of Lots and Purchasers
 - Incorporation
 - Growth
 - Schools
 - Churches
 - Cemeteries
 - Bible Society
 - Lodges
 - The Press of Athens
 - With BIOGRAPHICAL Notes
 
CHAPTER XII. - OHIO UNIVERSITY - ITS INCEPTION, RISE AND PROGRESS 259-283
   - The Wisdom of Is Conception
 - The University and Dr. Cutler
 - Acts of 1802 and 1804
 - Steps taken for Organization
 - The Act to Increase Rents
 - Beginning Active Work
 - The First Graduate
 - Pressing Forward
 - Literary Societies
 - Beautiful Location
 - The College Buildings
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
 - Presidents of the Faculty
 - Professors
 - Preceptors and Principals
 - Trustees
 - The Officials
 
CHAPTER XIII. - INCIDENTS OF TWENTY YEARS - A GROUPING OF FACTS AND A BUSINESS STATEMENT 284-307
   - Insane Asylum
 - Light Guards
 - City Hall
 - Temperance Movements
 - From 1829 to 1883
 - A Challenge
 - The Whisky Insurrection, 1861
 - Lynching at Athens
 - Athens Business Interests
 - Business Houses and Enterprises
 - Banks
 - Gas Light Company
 - Telegraph
 - Officers of Athens, 1825 to 1883
 
CHAPTER XIV. - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES IN THE CITY OF ATHENS AND ATHENS TOWNSHIP 308-403
CHAPTER XV - YORK TOWNSHIP - A TOWNSHIP OF INEXHAUSTIBLE MINERAL WEALTH 404-411
   - Taken from Ames in 1811, Six Miles Square
 - It is Bounded by
 - Population and Transportation
 - Canal and Railroad
 - Mining its Principal Industry
 - Some Rich Valley Lands
 - The Hills Good Sheep Pasture
 - Development
 - Official Statistics
 
CITY OF NELSONVILLE, THE MINERAL CITY OF THE HOCKING VALLEY 412-436
   - The Mineral City
 - Hills of Coal and Iron
 - Where Located
 - Some Account of its Early Settlers
 - First Library and Society
 - Some Old Papers of Value
 - Settlers in 1827
 - James Knight's Prophecy
 - Letter to Dr. Hildreth
 - The Completion of the Canal
 - Coal Operators
 - Manufactures
 - City Officers
 - Churches
 - Public Schools
 - Lodges and Societies
 - Business Interests
 - 1866 to 1883
 
CHAPTER XVII -  BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF YORK TOWNSHIP INCLUDING THE CITY OF NELSONVILLE 437-493
CHAPTER XVIII - AMES TOWNSHIP - A TOWNSHIP THAT HAD A HISTORY TO RECORD. 494-548
   - The Arrival of the Pale-faces
 - Who They Were
 - The Area in 1805
 - A Few Items
 - Religious Whisky
 - Population
 - Area and Production
 - Boundary and Valuation
 - Western Library Association
 - Township Officers
 - 1802 to 1863
 - Amesville
 - Somewhat Historic
 - When Founded
 - Growth and Business Interests
 - Postoffice
 - Academy
 - Presbyterian Church
 - Methodist Church
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XIX - ALEXANDER TOWNSHIP - A GIANT IN ITS YOUTH, NOW SHORN OF MOST OF ITS TERRITORY 549-565
   - As it Was and Now is
 - Its Boundary Lines Topography
 - Early Settlers
 - Whisky Transportation
 - Township Officers
 - Justice of the Peace
 - Hebbardsville
 - Pleasanton
 - Woodyard P. O.
 - Churches, Schools, and Religious and Educational Interests
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XX - ROME TOWNSHIP - THE RISE OF ROME AND THE PROGRESS OF THE ROMANS. 566-601
   - Location
 - Metes and Bounds
 - Topography
 - Organization
 - Population from 1820 to 1880
 - Schools
 - Bridges and Mills
 - Settlers and Progress
 - Early Historical Facts
 - The War of 1812
 - Township Officers
 - Guysville
 - Lodges
 - Stewart Village and Its History
 - New England, Frost and Big Run
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXI - LEE TOWNSHIP - SOMETHING OF OLDEN TIMES, AND THE NEGRO'S MECCA 602-625
   - Organization
 - Some of the Old Settlers
 - Population
 - Elections
 - Township Officers
 - Albany, the Negro's Mecca
 - Postoffice and Postmasters
 - Mayors of Albany
 - Atwood Institute, its History
 - Gifts and Donations
 - Enterprise Institute
 - Its Rise and Progress
 - Schools and Churches
 - The Wells Library
 - Lodges and Societies
 - The Underground Railway Run by a Few Citizens of Albany
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXII - CANAAN TOWNSHIP - THE LAND OF CANAAN AS SEEN TO DAY 626-649
   - Location and Description
 - When Settled
 - The Hocking River
 - Population
 - Rough and Broken
 - Grazing for Stock Good
 - Churches and Schools
 - Township Officers from 1819 to 1883
 - Canaanville
 - Its History
 - A few Closing Remarks
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXIII - TROY TOWNSHIP - SOME HISTORY OF COLONIAL TIMES 650-684
   - Historic
 - Lord Dunmores March
 - His Camp
 - 1774 to 1798
 - Advance in Population
 - Dismembered Early Settlers
 - Township Officers
 - Coolville
 - Its Rise and Progress
 - Its Surroundings
 - Churches, Schools and Mills
 - Business INterests
 - Lodges and Societies
 - Hockingport
 
- Its Local History
 - Torch Condense
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXIV - WATERLOO TOWNSHIP - AGRICULTURAL, MINERAL, AND STOCK 685-700
   - When Settled
 - When Organized
 - Metes and Bounds and Area
 - Old Settlers
 - Agriculture and Population
 - Organization and First Election
 - Who Elected and Who Voted
 - All Other Town Officers
 - Marshfield
 
- Churches
 - Carbondale
 - Mineral City
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXV - BERN TOWNSHIP - FERTILE SOIL, MINIERAL WEALTH, MATERIAL PROGRESS 701-713
   - Location and Extent of Domain
 - Metes and Bounds
 - Some of the Early Settlers
 - Mineral Deposits
 - Transportation Only Needed
 - Churches
 - Cemeteries
 - Schools, and Material Prosperity
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXVI - CARTHAGE TOWNSHIP - THE BEAUTY OF ITS LANDSCAPE 714-730
   - The Act which organize It
 - Taken from Troy Township in November, 1819
 - Area
 - Lost Records
 - Officeholders
 - The Pioneers
 - Flint Mill
 - First Postmaster
 - Population by Decades
 - Growth Slow but Substantial
 - Churches and Schools
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXVII. - DOVER AND TRIMBLE TOWNSHIPS 731-789
   - Outline
 - Early Settlers
 - Township Officials
 - Sunday Creek Valey
 - Mineral Resources
 - Social Periods
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXVIII. - LODI TOWNSHIP - AN AGRICULTURAL TOWNSHIP MIXED WITH PETRIFACTIONS AND INDIAN TRADITIONS 790-812
   - Organization and Bounds
 - Population
 - Topography
 - Petrifactions
 - First Election, Fourteen Votes
 - The Pioneers
 - Schools and Some Few Remarks
 - Churches, Villages, Business
 - Township Officers from 1827 to 1883
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXIX. - HISTORY OF HOCKING COUNTY - THE HOCKING VALLEY - THE WHITE MAN'S ADVENT AND RED MAN'S EXIT. - PARTIALLY TRANSCRIBED 813-834
   - Those Who Led the Van of Civilization
 - The First Pioneers
 - The County Organization Act
 - Early Records
 - Eagle and Salt Creek
 - County Commissioners' First Meeting
 - First Grand Jury
 - Green and Laurel
 - Townships Organized and Numbered
 - Items
 - Falls, Gore and Jackson
 - Marion
 - Benton
 - Jail and Court-House
 - Mineral Talk
 - Progress
 - Population, 1840
 - Taxation
 - Extracts from Sentinel, 1842
 - Something of Early Days
 - Something about a Name
 - Topography
 - Metes and Bounds
 
CHAPTER XXX. - AGRICULTURAL AND MINERAL - LOCAL EVENTS.- PARTIALLY TRANSCRIBED 835-851
   - Progress and Flood
 - Yield of 1859
 - Local History
 - Valuation and Taxation
 - 1867 to 1875
 - Jail
 - Births and Deaths, 1873
 - County Infirmary
 - Its Cost and Officers
 - Assessment Returns, 1874 and 1876
 - Agricultural Products and Stocks for 1870, 1875 and 1880
 - Hocking County Assessment, 1882
 - Coal Output
 - Two Items
 - Hocking County Agricultural Society
 - From 1853 to 1882
 - The Record of a Crime
 - Murder of hte Weldon Family
 - Patrons of Husbandry
 - Oil Well
 - Postal Routes and Tally Ho
 - Normal Institute
 - From 1868 to 1882
 
CHAPTER XXXI. - POLITICAL HISTORY 852-861
   - Govornors of Ohio and Hocking County's Vote
 - County Officials
 - Commissioners
 - Other County Officers
 - The Vote of Hocking County, 1818 to 1882
 - Population from 1820 to 1880
 - Seventh Judicial District
 - Sub-Districts 1, 2, and 3
 - Judges from 1818 to 1883
 - Counties Comprising the Districts and Sub-Divisions
 - Ten Judicial Districts in the State
 
CHAPTER XXXII. - WAR HISTORY OF HOCKING COUNTY - THE GLORIOUS RECORD OF THE GALLANT SONS OF HOCKING 862-883
   - They WEre Born So.
 - Michigan and Ohio Boundary Troubles
 - Mexican War and Little Hocking
 - What Ohio Did
 - The Gallant Seventeenth
 - A Series of Marches
 - New Organization
 - The Slain
 - The Glorious Thirty-first
 - Ordered to Travel
 - The Gallant Dead
 - The Noble Fifty-eighth
 - The Sixty-third, Seventy fifth, and the One Hundred and Fifty-first
 - The End
 
CHAPTER XXXIII. - FALLS TOWNSHIP - THE PIONEER TOWNSHIP AND ITS STEADY GROWTH 884-893
   - From 1798
 - Something of Its Important Changes of Territory
 - Railroad, Canal, and River-Timber, Coal, adn Iron Ore
 - Assessed Valuation
 - Schools
 - Streams
 - The Falls of the Great Hockhocking
 - Under the Surface
 - Churches
 - When Located
 - Cemeteries
 - Population
 - Falls Gore
 - Railroad and Furnaces
 - Churches
 - Schools
 - Societies
 - Towns
 - Industries
 - Business
 - Land
 - Water
 - Boundary
 - Name
 
CHAPTER XXXIV - THE CITY OF LOGAN - THE PRIDE OF THE VALLEY AND OF THE HOCKHOCKING 894-902
   - To the Memory of the Mingo Chief, Logan
 - The Beauty of its Location and Surroundings
 - From 1825 to 1830
 - Incorporation of Logan
 - What She Was
 - Bridges
 - The Culver Property
 - Purchase and Price
 - Logan Postoffice
 - Mayors of Logan
 - Logan Graded School
 - Business Interests in 1859 and 1883
 - Professional 
 
CHAPTER XXXV - REFERRING TO RELIGIONS, MORALS, POLITICAL AND BUSINESS INTERESTS. 903-917
   - Presbyterian Church
 - Methodist Episcopal Church
 - Catholic Church
 - Lutheran Churches
 - People's Bank
 - First National Bank
 - The Logan Press
 - Manufactories
 - Iron and Steel
 - Furniture
 - Woolens
 - Sash, Doors, adn Blinds
 - Fire Brick
 - Foundry and Machine Shop
 - Lodges and Societies
 
CHAPTER XXXVI. - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF FALLS TOWNSHIP, INCLUDING FALLS-GORE AND CITY OF LOGAN 918-1011
CHAPTER XXXVII. - WARD AND GREEN TOWNSHIPS - WARD TOWNSHIP, THE SEAT OF WEALTH, OF COAL AND IRON 1012-1035
   - Mineral but not Agricultural
 - About Ninety Per Cent
 - Shawnee Ore
 - Gardner's Trace
 - Interesting Situation
 - Dew Farm Organization
 - Carbon Hill
 - Orbiston
 - Murray City
 -
Population and Area
 - School, etc.
 - Holocaust
 - WARD BIOGRAPHICAL
Green Township
 -
Organization and Area
 - Topography
 - Its Wealth of Waters
 - Coal and Iron
 - Craft's Furnace, Saw and Grist Mills
 - Early Settlement
 - Haydensville
 -
Churches
 - Greenland Lodge
 - Assessed Valuation
 - Schools
 - Population
 - Its Relative Progress
 - GREEN BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXXVIII. - STARR TOWNSHIP - A TOWNSHIP THAT HAS A HISTORY 1036-1070
   - Boundary
 - Name
 - Water Courses
 - Timber
 - Pioneers
 - Who They Were
 - Starr Post-office
 - New Cadiz
 - Haydensville

 -
Schools
 - Mills
 - Societies
 - Political
 - God's Acre
 - Religious
 - Churches
 - Township Officers
 - STARR BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XXXIX. - WASHINGTON AND BENTON TOWNSHIPS - A COMBINATION OF HILLS AND VALLEYS, CAVES AND RAVINES. 1071-1097
  Washington
 
- Its Name, Topographically Speaking
 - Soil adn Production
 - Old Settlers
 - Population
 - Schools
 - Township Officials
 - Postoffice
 - New Mt. Pleasant
 - Point Pleasant
 - Cemeteries
 - WASHINGTON BIOGRAPHICAL
Benton
 -
Metes and Bounds
 - Area
 - The Wonders of Queer Creek
 - Agricultural Resources
 - Mineral Wealth
 - Silver and Lead Mines
 - Description of the Weird Valley
 - 458 Acres Excess
 - The Road and H__l__ Cedar and Black Jack Falls
 - Ash Cave
 - Bloomingville
 - Business Interests
 - Township Officers
 - Population
 - BENTON BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XL. - SALT CREEK AND PERRY TOWNSHIPS - VARIED SCENERY, FERTILE SOIL, A WELATHY AND PROGRESSIVE PEOPLE 1198-1130
  Salt Creek
 -
What it Comprises
 - Metes and Bounds
 - Area, Six MIles by Seven
 - Population
 - Pioneers, Schools and Churches
 - Post-office and Stores
 - Township Officers, 1883
 - SALT CREEK BIOGRAPHICAL
Perry
 
- Area
 - Boundary
 - Scenery
 - Early Settlers
 - Mills
 - Township Officers
 - South Perry
 - Laurelville
 - Buena Vista

 
- Churches
 - Schools
 - Population
 - Valuation
 - Present Officials
 - PERRY BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLI. -LAUREL, GOOD HOPE AND MARION TOWNSHIPS - A LAUREL WREATH OF HISTORY BEAUTIFULLY BLENDED 1131-1157
  Laurel
 -
The Laurel Bush
 - Topography
 - Boundary
 - Early Settlement
 - First Preacher
 - Churches
 - School-House
 - Official Record
 - Gibisonville
 -
Population
 - LAUREL BIOGRAPHICAL
Good Hope

 -
Its Bounds
 - Valleys Productive
 - Official Record
 - Rock Bridge Village
 - Rock Bridge
 - Churches and Schools
 - Transportation
 - Population and Stock
 - GOOD HOPE BIOGRAPHICAL
Marion

 -
Topography and Boundary
 - Area
 - Pioneer Settlers
 - Population
 - Valuation
 - Real and Personal
 - Churches
 - Schools
 - MARION BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLII. - HISTORY OF VINTON COUNTY - A COUNTY WHICH CAME INTO BEING READY MADE BY TOWNSHIP 1158-1174
   - A County Which Had No Pioneer History
 - Labor
 - Its Organization, 1850
 - Boundary and Area
 - Early Arrivals
 - An Interesting Letter
 - Names of Early Settlers
 - Political Movements
 - First Convention
 - Jail and Contract
 - Court-House
 - Mineral Interests
 - Coal
 - Iron Ore
 - Geological Report
 - Burr-Stone
 - Agricultural and Stock Statistics
 - Valuation
 - Miles of Railroad
 - County Infirmary
 - Buildings and Cost
 - Officials
 
CHAPTER XLIII. - THE PRESS AND OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST 1175-1184
   - The Vinton County Press
 - McArthur, Zileski and Hamden
 
- Agricultural Society of Ante-bellum Days
 - Safe Burglary
 - Contents, $40,000
 - No Convictions
 
CHAPTER XLIV. - VINTON COUNTY IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION 1185-1207
   - Introductory
 - Eighteenth Ohio, Three Years' Service
 - Second West Virginia Cavalry
 - Seventy fifth Ohio Infantry
 - Ninetieth Ohio Infantry
 - One Hundred and Fourteenth Ohio Infantry
 - Twelfth Ohio Cavalry
 - One Hundred and Ninety-fourth Ohio Infantry
 
CHAPTER XLV. - TOWNSHIP, INCLUDING CITY OF McARTHUR - THE PIONEER ORGANIZATION OF VINTON COUNTY 1208-1280
   - The Pioneer Township
 - The Pioneers of Elk
 - Personal Recollections of Mrs. C. E. Bothwell
 
- Schools
 - Church
 - Population by Decades
 - McArthur
 - Location
 - Incorporation
 - Village Officers
 - Fires
 - Postoffice
 - McArthur in 1883
 - Churches
 - Societies
 - Schools
 - Vinton County Bank
 - Town Hall
 - Railroad Statistics
 - Mills
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLVI. - MADISON, KNOX AND BROWN TOWNSHIPS, CONTAINING ZALESKI, THE LARGEST CITY IN THE COUNTY. 1281-1305
  Madison Township
 - Original Organization
 - Surface and Drainage
 - The Pioneers
 - Population
 - Mineral
 - Schools and Churches
 - Assessor's Returns, 1883
 - Zaleski
 - Its Religious, Educational and Business Interests
 - Lodges
 - Manufactories
Knox Township
 - Identical with Madison
 - Name and its Origin
 - Soil and Topography
 - The First Arrivals
 - Stock and its Assessment
 - Only Post-office
 - Schools and Churches
 - Mills
 - Population
Brown Township
 
- How it Became a Township
 - Metes and Bounds
 - The First Settlers
 - Its Winter Supply
 - What Usually Happens
 - Religious Denominations
 - Population
 - Transportation
 - New Plymouth
 - Its Stock Returns for 1883
 - Agricultural and Mineral
 - Value as a Stock Township
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLVII. - SWAN AND JACKSON TOWNSHIPS - WHAT HOCKING LOST WAS VINTON'S GAIN. 1036-1332
  Swan Township
 - Boundary
 - Early Settlers
 - First Events
 - Postoffices
 - Business
 - Minerals
 - Township Officers
 - Assessment and Stock
Jackson Township
 - When Changed from Eagle to Jackson
 - Its Water Courses
 - Early Settlers
 - County Honors
 - Population from 1840 to 1880
 - Postoffices
 - Schools
 - Stock Returns, 1883
 - Assessed Valuation
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLVIII. - EAGLE, HARRISON AND RICHLAND TOWNSHIPS - IN AGRICULTURE, POOR; IN MINERAL DEPOSITS, FAIR 1333-1344
  Eagle
 - When Organization
 - Divided by Hocking
 - First Election, May 9, 1818, and in 1850 Gave Remainder to Vinton
 - Area and Location
 - The Old Pioneer
 - Religion and Education
 - Stock and Valuation
Harrison Township
 - A part of Ross Township in 1798
 - Topography
 - Well Watered
 - A Part of
 - Jackson in 1818
 - Then Again to Ross
 - Population
 - Rapid Gain
 - Churches
 - Schools
 - Stock and Valuation
Richland Township
 - The Largest Township
 - Some Good Land
 - Its Assessed Valuation
 - Stock Report
 - North Part Good Farming Land
 - South Part Minerals, Iron Ore and Coal
 - A Partial List of Settlers
 - Churches, Schools and Military
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
CHAPTER XLIX. - WILKESVILLE, VINTON AND CLINTON TOWNSHIPS - A TRIO THAT CONTAINS IMMENSE MINERAL DEPOSITS. 1345-1379
  Wilkesville Township
 - Iron Ore and Coal
 - Wilkesville Village
 - Churches
 - Schools
 - Hawk Station
 - Minerton
 - Valuation of Stocks
Vinton Township
 - Name
 - Early Settlement
 - Schools
 - Population
 - Radcliff Station
 - Mineral Development
 - Personal Property
 - Valuation
Clinton Township
 - Of Athens County, then of Jackson
 - Once Part of Elk Township
 - Local History
 - Post-office
 - Lodges
 - Churches
 - Dundas
 - Educational
 - Population
 - Valuation
 - Stock Reports
 - BIOGRAPHICAL
 
APPENDIX - 1380

(SEE TOTAL BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX FOR HOCKING COUNTY HERE)

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