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Licking County
OHIO
History & Genealogy

1798
History of Licking County, Ohio
Its Past and Present
containing
A Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio, Including an Outline History of the Northwest;
A Complete History of Licking County; Its Townships, Cities, Towns and Villages,
Schools, Churches, Societies, Industries, Statistics, Etc.; A History of its
Soldiers in the Late War; Portraits of its Early Settlers and
Prominent Men; a Chapter-On Noted Pioneers; Views of its
Finest Buildings and Various Historic and Interesting
Localities - Such as the "Old Fort,"
The County; Biographies and
Histories of Pioneer
Families, etc.

Compiled by N. N. Hill, Jr.
ILLUSTRATED
Publ. Newark, Ohio: A. A. Graham & Co., Publishers
1881.

CONTENTS:
    

HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OHIO

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CHAPTER I. - Introductory, Topography, Geology, Primitive Races, Antiquities, Indian Tribes 11
CHAPTER II. - Exploration in the West 19
CHAPTER III. - English Explorations, Traders, French and Indian War in the West, English Possession 37
CHAPTER IV. - Pontiac's Conspiracy, Its Failure, Bouquet's Expedition, Occupation by the English. 48
CHAPTER V. - American Expedition, Dunmore's War, Campaign of George Rogers Clarke, Land Troubles, Spain in the Revolution, Murder of the Moravian Indians. 52
CHAPTER VI. - American Occupation, Indian Claims, Early Land Companies, Compact of 1787, Organization of the Territory, Early American Settlements in the Ohio Valley, First Territorial Officers, Organization of Counties. 60
CHAPTER VII. - Indian War of 1795, Harmar's Campaign, St. Clair's Campaign, Wayne's Campaign, Close of the War. 73
CHAPTER VIII. - Jay's Treaty, The Question of State Rights and National Supremacy, Extension of Ohio Settlements, Land Claims, Spanish Boundary Question. 79
CHAPTER IX. - First Territorial Representatives in Congress, Division of the Territory, Formation of States, Marietta Settlement, Other Settlements, Settlements in the Western Reserve, Settlement of the Central Valleys, Further Settlements in the Reserve and elsewhere. 85
CHAPTER X. - Formation of the State Government, Ohio a State, The State Capitals, Legislation, The "Sweeping" Resolutions 121
CHAPTER XI. - The War of 1812, Growth of the State, Canal, Railroads and Other Improvements, Development of State Resources. 127
CHAPTER XII. - Mexican War, Continued Growth of the State, War of the Rebellion, Ohio's Part in the Conflict 132
CHAPTER XIII. - Ohio in the Centennial, Address of Edward D. Mansfield, LL. D., Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1876. 138
CHAPTER XIV. - Education, Early School Laws, Notes, Institutions and Educational Journals, School System, School Funds, Colleges and Universities. 148
CHAPTER XV. - Agriculture, Area of the State, Early Agriculture in the West, Markets, Live Stocks, Nurseries, Fruits, etc.; Cereals, Root and Cucurbitaccous Crops, Agricultural Implements, Agricultural Societies, Pomological and Horticultural Societies. 151

HISTORY OF LICKING COUNTY

CHAPTER XVII. - TOPOGRAPHY
- The Channels Cut by the Branches of Licking River
- The Licking Valley
- The Table Lands
- The Extent and Acreage of the County
- Its Primitive Surface
- Prairies
- Swamps
- Ponds
- Lakes
- The Reservoir
- Springs
- Running Streams
- Flint Ridge
- Licking Narrows and Black Hand Rock
 
CHAPTER XVIII. - GEOLOGY
- The Position of the County Geologically
- Evidences of Former Existence of Lakes
- Blue Clay
- Peat Bogs
- Coal
- Hydraulic Lime
- Flint Ridge
- Geology of the Eastern Portion of the County
170
CHAPTER XIX. - FLORA AND FAUNA
- Beauty of the Licking Valley
- Varieties of Timber
- Wild Grapes and other Fruits
- Ginseng
- The Orchard of Wild Cherry Trees
- Animals
- Buffalo
- Elk
- Panthers
- Bears
- Wolves
- Deer
- Foxes
- Rabbits, and other Small Animals
- Wild Turkeys
- Pheasants
- Quails, etc.
- Singing Birds
- Different Varieties of Fish
- Snakes and Creeping Things
- Insects, etc.
174
CHAPTER XX. - MINERALOGY AND PALEONTHOLOGY
- Mineralogy of Flint Ridge
- Professor Read on the Flint of Flint Ridge
- Coal Deposit
- Isaac Smucker on the Formation of Mineral Coals and the Paleontology of Flint Ridge.
174
CHAPTER XXI. - ARCHAEOLOGY
- Mound Builders and Indians
- Antiquities
- The Different Classesof Mounds, Effigies and Inclosures:
- Sepulchral Mounds
- Sacrificial Mounds
- Temple Mounds
- Mounds of Observation
- Memorial or Monumental Mounds
- Effigies or Animal Mounds
- Inclosures
- Covered Ways
- Sacred Inclosures
- Lessons Taught by these Works
- The Implements used by Mound Builders and Indians
178
CHAPTER XXII. - INDIANS.
- Characteristics
- Territory Occupied by the Different Tribes
- Boundaries of the Delaware and Wyandot Reservation
- Indian Villages in Licking County
- Strength of the Wyandots and Shawnees
- Trails
- History of the Shawnees, Wyandots, Ottawas, and Delawares
- Manners, Customs, Feasts, etc.
- Making Sugar
- Agricultural Pursuits
- Domestic Life
- Religion
- Their Removal from Ohio
198
CHAPTER XXIII. - FIRST WHITE MEN
- Christopher Gist
- "Chaplain" Jones and David Duncan
- Sketch of Jones' Life
- "Billy" Dragoo and His Adventures
- Captain Samuel Brady and His Scouts
- Judge Elliott - Sketch of Elliott's Life
- An Indian Story, and First Death of a White Man in the County
206
CHAPTER XXIV. - THE FIRST PIONEERS
- Elias Hughes and John Ratliff
- Hughes as Scout and Indian Fighter
- The Shooting of a Squaw by McLane
- Arrival of Hughes and Ratliff on the Bowling Green
- Their Subsistence
- The Shooting of the Indian Horse Thieves
- Erection of a Block-House
- Mr. Bland
- Green and Pitzer
- John Van Buskirk - Isaac and John Stadden
- First Marriage in the County
- Isaac Stadden's Discovery of the Old Fort
- Stadden's Meeting with the Fords and Benjamin
- First Election in the County
- Captain Samuel Elliott
212
CHAPTER XXV. - PIONEER WOMEN OF THE COUNTY.
- Sarah Taylor
- Catharine Kemper
- Mrs. Henry Smith
- Jemima Thrap
- Mrs. Bennett
- Nancy Sutton
- Mrs. Perkins
- Sarah Jeffries
- Naomi Tedrick
- Almena Rose Bancroft
- Mrs. Motherspaw
- Sabra Everett
- Sarah Duke
- Susan E. Dorsey
- Rebecca Wolcott
- Elizabeth Seymour
- Mrs. Munson
- Mary Myers
- Margaret Wilson
- Hannah Horn
- Lovina Hughes
- Mina Adelia Howe
- Mrs. Hoskinson
- Eleanor Donivan
- Mary Cully
- Hannah Harris
- Elizabeth Shaffer
- Elizabeth Moore
- Sarah Harris
- Rachel Young
- Mrs. Jacob Sperry
- Sarah Robertson
- Mrs. Coleman
- Elizabeth Smootz
- Mrs. Henry
- Sarah Taylor
- Margaret Winegarner
- Mary Swigart
- Sarah Miller
- Elizabeth English
- Matilda Coulter
- Catharine Wilkin
- Abigail Rowe
- Sarah Conine
- Margaret Weaver
- Susan Fry
- Mrs. Colville
- Mrs. Ashbrook
- Mrs. Brakebill
- Mrs. Priest
- Mrs. Stanbery
- Mrs. Maholm
- Elizabeth Pyle
- Rachel Abbott
- Mrs. McMullen
- Mrs. Henthorn
- Sarah Kindle
- Mrs. Spellman
- Hannah Sargent Rowell
- Hannah Reeves
220
CHAPTER XXVI. - PIONEER TIMES.
- Introductory
- Where the Pioneers of Licking Came from
- The Abundance of Food in the Forest
- The Truck Patch
- The Grater and Hominy Block
- The Mills
- The Difficulties of Milling
- The Indian Pone and Johnny-Cake
- The Cultivation of Domestic Animals
- Bears Versus Pigs
- Taming Wild Turkeys
- Whiskey
- Shipping to New Orleans
- Clothing
- The Spinning Wheels and Loom
- Flax and Wool
- Nancy Clark's Coat
- Whipping the Cat
- Wolf versus Sheep
- Kicking Frolics
- Woman's Dress
- How the Girls Put on Style in Flax
- Dresses
- White Kid Slippers
- A comparison
- The Log Cabin
- Nails
- The Furniture of the Cabin
- Pigs the Favorite Currency
- Going to School
- The Books, and How the Children were Taught
- The Spelling Schools
- The Hoosier's Nest
226
CHAPTER XXVII. - PIONEER SOCIETY.
- Call for a Meeting at the Court House
- Organization of the Society
- Constitution
- First Election of Officers
- Meetings
- Pioneer Papers
- Membership, etc.
235
CHAPTER XXVIII - JOHNNY APPLESEED 239
CHAPTER XXIX. - THE WELSH HILLS SETTLEMENTS.
- Thomas Phillips and Sons
- Theophilus Rees
- Other Early Welsh Emigrants
- Their Settlement in Pennsylvania
- Their Purchase of Land in Granville Township
- Their Appearance in the Welsh Hills
- "Jimmy Johnson," the Lewises and Others
- The Additions to the Numbers
- Samuel White, sr.
- Jonathan White
- Samuel White, jr.
- Dr. Thomas and Sons
- A Few of the Settlers Subsequent to 1810
- The Boundaries of the Welsh Settlement
- Its Topography
- Hardships and Adventures of the Emigrants
- Gradual Introduction of the English Language
- Their Religion
- Their Honesty and Adherence to the Principles of Justice
- Gradual Americanization
241
CHAPTER XXX. - HISTORICAL SCRAPS.
- Dimensions of the County
- Military and Refugee lands
- Primitive Government
- Early Settlers and Settlements
- Early Preachers
- Table of Churches
- Number of Miles of Railroad, Turnpike and Canal
- The Log-Cabin-Hard-Cider-Coon-Skin Campaign of 1840
- Early Mail Matters
- Prominent Men of the County
247
CHAPTER XXXI. - THE OHIO CANAL.
- Licking Summit the Place of Beginning
- The Opening Celebration
- Loan of Four Hundred Thousand Dolalrs Negotiated
- Commencement of the Work
- The First Contracts
- The Granville Feeder
- The Length and Course of the Canal
- Its Revenue and Management.
257
CHAPTER XXXII. - RAILROADS.
- Sandusky, Mansfield and Newark
- Central Ohio
- Baltimore and Ohio
- Pan Handle
- The Straitsville Road
- Ohio Central
261
CHAPTER XXXIV. - BENCH, BAR, PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
- Early Judicial Matters
- First County Officers
- First Court
- William Wilson
- Samuel Bancroft
- James Taylor
- Timothy Rose
- William Stanberry
- B. B. Taylor
- Amos H. Cafee
- Corrington W. Searle
- Samuel L. Browning
- Colonel James Parker
- George H. Flood
- Samuel White
- Daniel Humphrey
- Joshua Mathiot
- Lucius Case
- Israel Dille
- S. D. King
- Present Members of the Bar
- The Court Houses
- List of Articles Deposited in the Corner Stone
- The Jails
- The Old Market House
- The Infirmary
- The Home for the Friendless
274
CHAPTER XXXV. - STATISTICAL
- Date of Settlement
- Organization
28l2
CHAPTER XXXVI. - LITERARY PEOPLE OF THE COUNTY, AUTHORS AND COMPILERS.
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287
CHAPTER XXXVII. - WAR OF 1812 AND MEXICAN WAR.
- Licking County as an Ancient Battle Ground
- Military Works of the Mound Builders
- Soldiers of the Revolution who Settled in the County
- Troubles With the Indians
- The War of 1812 and its Surviving Veterans
- The Mexican War and a List of the Survivors
291
CHAPTER XXXVIII. - THE WAR OF THE REBELLION.
- The Causes of the War
- The Patriotism and Zeal of Licking County
- The "Wide Awakes"
- Company H, Third Ohio Infantry
- Company E, Twelfth Ohio Infantry
- Company D, Twenty-second Ohio Infantry
- Company C, Twenty-seventh Ohio Infantry
- Company H, Thirty-first Ohio Infantry
- Company G, Forty-sixth Ohio Infantry
298
CHAPTER XXXIX. - HISTORY OF THE WAR - CONTINUED.
- The Seventy-sixth Regiment Ohio Infantry
- The Licking County Regiment
- Its Grand Marches and Victories
- Biographical Sketches of its Officers
- Muster in Rolls of the Licking County Companies
312
CHAPTER XL. - HISTORY OF THE WAR - CONTINUED.
- Company F, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry
- Companies D and F, One Hundred and Thirteenth Ohio Infantry
- Companies A, B, C, D, E and F, One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Ohio National Guard
- Company D, First Ohio Cavalry
- Company A, Tenth Ohio Cavalry
- The Eighteenth United States Regulars
- The "Squirrel Hunters"
327
CHAPTER XLI. - HISTORY OF THE WAR - CONTINUED.
- Licking County's Heroic Dead
- A List of the Gallant Soldiers Who Died in Defence of the Union and of Human Freedom, Including Those Who Died Since the War, Alphabetically Arranged - Muster Rolls of Soldiers of 1812 (received too late for insertion in their proper place)
365

HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIPS.

CHAPTER XLIII. - BENNINGTON TOWNSHIP
- Organization and Location
- Topography
- Timber
- Soil
- Indians
- White Settlers
- Appleton and the "Cook Settlement"
- General Rosecrans as a Clerk
- Lock
- Mills
- School-Houses
- Churches
397
CHAPTER XLIV. - BOWLING GREEN TOWNSHIP
- Organization
- Ancient Works
- Indians, Agriculture and Topography
- First Settlers and Settlements
- The National Road
- The Stages and Pony Express Line
- The Villages on the Road
- Religious Matters
- The Methodist Church of Linnville
- The Methodist Episcopal Church of Brownsville
- Catholic Church
- Presbyterian Church of Brownsville
- Baptist Church
- The United Brethren and Christian Union Churches
- Pioneer Preachers
- Justices of the Peace
- Post Offices and Postmasters
- Population
- Vote
- Prominent men.
401
CHAPTER XLV. - BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP
- Organization and Location
- Origin of the Name
- Topography
- Works of the Mound Builders
- Pre-Historic Remains
- The Burlington Storm
- The Pioneers
- Homer
- The Churches
- Notable People
405
CHAPTER XLVI. - EDEN TOWNSHIP
- Location
- Mound Builders and Indians
- Topography
- Natural Scenery
- Picture Rocks
- Rain Rock
- Hunting ground
- Organization
- The Pioneers
- Mills
- First Road
- Coal
- Villages
- First Schools
- Churches
409
CHAPTER XLVII. - ETNA TOWNSHIP
- Location
- Topography
- First Settlers and Settlements
- Organization
- Township Officers
- Etna Wagram
- The Churches
413
CHAPTER XLVIII. - FALLSBURY TOWNSHIP
- Location
- Streams, Timber and Soil
- Topography
- "Rent Rocks"
- Primitive condition
- Mound Builders and Indians
- First Settlers and Settlements
- First Township Officers
- Prominent Politicians
- Fallsburg
- Postmasters
- Mills
- Churches
417
CHAPTER XLIX. - FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP
- Mound Builders' Works
- Survey
- Topography
- Settlers and Settlements
- Characteristics of the people
- Public Officials
- Mineral Deposits
- Schools
- Churches and Religious Matters
- A Pioneer Camp Meeting.
420
CHAPTER L. - GRANVILLE TOWNSHIP
- Character of the Settlement
- Organization
- Topography
- Indians
- Ancient Works
- The First Settlement
- Jones, the Fords and Benjamin
- Meeting with Isaac Stadden in Ramp Creek Valley
- A Discrepancy in Dates
- First Cabins
- Welsh Hills Settlers
- First Birth and Death
- A sketch of Jones' Life
- Cane Presentation
- Settlers of 1803 and 1804
- Coming to the Granville Colony
- Its Origin
- Organization in Granville, Massachusetts
- Purchase of Land in Ohio
- The Articles of Association and Subscribers thereto
- The Board of Trustees
- Character of the Colonists
- General Augustine Munson; Something of his Life and Matters Connected Therewith
- Arrival of the Colony in Ohio
- Their First Religious Service
- Amount, Location and Survey of the Land
- Location of the Village
- Public Sale of Land
- First Church and School-house
- The Church Organization of the Colonists
- Other Churches in the Township
425
CHAPTER LI. - GRANVILLE - CONTINUED
- An Important Legal Instrument
- Early Mills
- First Farm House
- First Birth and Marriage in Granville
- First Cemetery and First Burial
- Music
- Early Doctors
- First Court in the County
- William Wing and his Contribution
- The Licking Exporting Company
- Prices of Produce and Other Things
- Ohio Canal
- Mr. Briggs' Paper
- The "Wanderer"
- "The Granville Intelligencer"
- "Licking Bee"
- The "Denisonian"
- The "Hebarium"
- The "Collegian"
- The "Granville Times"
- The Dead Pioneers
- First Postmaster
- The Granville Alexandrian Society
- The Granville Furnace
- The Forge
- Distilleries
- Oil Mill
- Salt Well
- Various Other Business Matters in the Early Days of Granville
- The Clock Factory
- Military Matters
- First Merchants
- Charles Sawyer
- Later Merchants
- Abolition Troubles
- Snakes
- Living Descendants of the Pioneers
- First Masonic Lodge
_ Water Works
- Present Business
440
CHAPTER LII. - GRANVILLE; INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
- An Educational Center
- First Schools and School-Houses
- The Granville Female College
- The Granville Female Institute
- Denison University
449
CHAPTER LIII. - HANOVER TOWNSHIP
- Location and Physical Features
- Mound Builders
- Indians
- Topography
- First White Men
- The Pioneers
- The Demans
- The Wellses and Hollisters
- Township Organization
- Religion
- Rev. Joseph Thrap
- First Church
- Other Churches
- Boston
- Hanover Village
- Toboso
- The First Table in Licking Valley
458
CHAPTER LIV. - HARTFORD TOWNSHIP
- Location
- Topography
- Mounds
- Indians
- First Settlers and Settlements
- Organization
- First Election
- A number of First Things
- Churches
- Tornadoes
- Justices of the Peace
- Halcyon Academy
- A. B. Clark on the Abolition Riots and Things in General
464
CHAPTER LV. - HARRISON TOWNSHIP
- Topography
- Indians and Mound Builders
- Organization
- First Settlers and Settlements
- "Hog Ward"
- The Great Wolf Hunt
- Squirrel Hunts
- Kirkersville
- Kirkersville Station
- Churches
471
CHAPTER LVI. - HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP
- Flint Ridge, Its Situation, Topography and Ethnology
- Mound Builders, Indians and Wild Animals
- Archaeology of Flint Ridge
- Location and Topography of the Township
- First Settlers
- Organization
- Justices of the Peace
- Villages
- Churches
- Postmasters
- Agricultural Societies
477
CHAPTER LVII. - JERSEY TOWNSHIP
- Location and Topography
- Mound Builders
- Indians
- Settlers and Settlements
- Sketches of the Pioneers
- A Number of First Things
- Origin of the Name of the Townshpi
- Organization
- First Officers
- First Schools and Teachers
- Jersey Village
- Churches
482
CHAPTER LVIII. - LIBERTY TOWNSHIP
- Organization
- Location
- Early Hunting Ground
- Mounds
- First Settlers and Settlements
- First Township Officers
- Topography
- Villages
- Churches
487
CHAPTER LIX. - LICKING TOWNSHIP
- Works of the Mound Builders
- Examination of a Mound by Professor Marsh
- Indians
- Location and Topography
- Organization
- The Pioneers
- Judge Brumback on Hog Run
- Biographical Notices of a few Prominent Settlers
- Rev. Asa Shinn
- Churches and Religious Matters
- Ohio Canal and National Road
- Jacksontown
- Van Buren
- Avondale
- Some of the Justices of the Peace
- A Few Additional Settlers
489
CHAPTER LX. - LIMA TOWNSHIP
- Topography and Primitive Condition
- Indians - First Settlers and Settlements
- Columbia Center
- Pataskala
- Mills
- Summit Station
- Churches
497
CHAPTER LXI. - MADISON TOWNSHIP
- Ancient Works
- Indians
- Topography
- First Settlers
- John Larabee
- Mrs. Stadden's Recollections
- John Channel
- Blockhouse
- Organization of the Township
- First School
- Tunis Cole as a Teacher
- Mills
- The Beauty of Licking Valley
- First Preachers
- First Sunday-school and Church
- Churches of the Township
503
CHAPTER LXII. - MARY ANN TOWNSHIP
- Ancient Mounds
- Primitive Condition - Location
- Name
- Indians
- Topography
- The Pioneers
- First Township Officers
- James Maxwell's Adventure
- Mary Ann Furnace
- Counterfeiters Arrested
- The Hermit
- Wilkins' Corners
- Rocky Fork Post Office
- Churches
510
CHAPTER LXIII. - McKEAN TOWNSHIP
- Mound Builders
- Indians
- Survey
- Topography
- First Settlers and Settlements
- First Election
- Mills
- First Schools
- Villages
- Early Justices of the Peace
- Prominent Early Settlers
- Churches and Religious Matters. 
514
CHAPTER LXIV. - MONROE TOWNSHIP
- Organization
- First Officers
- Topography
- Indians
- First Settlers
- Johnstown
- First Marriage
- Churches
518
CHAPTER LXV. - NEWARK TOWNSHIP
- Mounds, Mound Builders, and Ancient Works in this township
523
CHAPTER LXVI. - NEWARK TOWNSHIP - CONTINUED
- Its Indian History
- Organization
- Topography
- Streams
- Ponds and Stagnant Waters
- The First Race Course
- Depth of Soil
- An Unhealthy District
- Dr. Wilson's Contribution on the Early Diseases and their treatment
529
CHAPTER LXVII. - NEWARK TOWNSHIP AND CITY
- First settlers and Settlements
- General William C. Schenck
- Laying Out the Town of Newark
- A Copy of the Original Record
- The Settlers of 1802
- First Sale of Lots in Newark
- First Buildings Erected
- Rev. John Wright
- What Mrs. Haughey Says
- The Early Taverns
- What Dr. Wilson Says
- The Old Court House, Jain and Whipping Post
- A Brief Sketch of the Schools of Newark from the First to the Present time
- The Press of Newark
534
CHAPTER LXVIII. - NEWARK TOWNSHIP AND CITY - CONTINUED
- Early Settlers
- First Celebration of American Independence in Newark
- Nominating a President
- Early Mails and List of Postmasters
- The Effects of the National Road and Canal
- The "Meeting House"
- Isaac Smucker's Recollections of Newark in 1825
- Newark as a Town and City
- List of Mayors
- Effect of the Railroads on the City
- A Summary of the Business
- The Young Mens' Christian Association
- The Ladies' Library Association
- The Licking County Medical Association
- Masons, Odd Fellows, and Other Societies
545
CHAPTER LXIX. - THE CHURCHES OF NEWARK TOWNSHIP AND CITY
- The First Presbyterian
- The Second Presbyterian
- Episcopal Methodist
- Baptist
- Protestant Episcopal
- Calvinistic Methodist
- German Lutheran
- Welsh Calvinistic Methodist
- Welsh Congregational
- American Episcopal Methodist
- Catholic
- German Methodist
- German Presbyterian
- Christian Union
- Second Advent
- New Jerusalem (Sweden-borgian)
- English Congregational
554
CHAPTER LXX. - NEWTON TOWNSHP
- Mound Builders
- Indians
- Streams and Springs
- Soil and Timber
- First Settlers and Settlements
- First Schools
- First Mill
- The Pioneer Preachers
- The "Jerks"
- Rev. James B. Finley
- The Churches
- Camp Meetings
- Fairfield
- Chatham
- St.  Louisville
- Vanattaburg
- First Post Office
- County Officers from the Township
- Incidents of Pioneer Times
- William Kinning
- Zachariah Albaugh
- General John Spencer
- Colonel William Spencer
577
CHAPTER LXXI. - PERRY TOWNSHIP
- Location and Name
- Topography
- First Settlers
- Township Officers
- Elizabethtown
- Denman's Cross Roads
- Religious Matters
- Early Methodism
- Methodist Episcopal Church
- Disciple Church
- Baptist Church
- Protestant Methodist
- Education
- Samuel Montgomery
- Adventure of John Livingston
- A Bear Story
584
CHAPTER LXXII. - ST. ALBANS TOWNSHIP
- Organization
- Ancient Works
- Topography
- The Pioneers
- First Schools and Teachers
- Mills, Distilleries, Shops, etc.
- Alexandria
- Churches
- Clock Factory
588
CHAPTER LXXIII. - UNION TOWNSHIP
- Mounds and Mound Builders
- Topography
- Public Improvements
- Manufactories
- The First Canal Boat
- Distilleries
- Churches
- Schools and School Teachers
- The Pioneers
- Biographical Sketch of the Pioneers
- Wolf and Squirrel Hunts
- Mr. Parks's Grandmother
594
CHAPTER LXXIV. - WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
- Ancient Works
- Indians
- The "Squawtown" Tragedy
- Topography
- Early 'Settlers and Settlements
- Mr. Conard
- The Robinsons
- Isaac Vanousdall
- Jacob Sperry
- Mrs. Rachel Penn
- First Wedding
- First School-house and School-master
- A Wolf and a Bear Story
- Mills
- Utica
- Organization of the Township and First Officers
- Pioneer Matters
- Character of the Settlers
- Churches
606
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