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WELCOME to
LUCAS COUNTY
OHIO
History & Genealogy

 Source:
Memoirs of Lucas County & City of Toledo
Harvey Scribner, Editor in Chief
Illustrated
Vol. I - Publ. Madison, Wisc. by Western Historical Association
1910

Table of Contents & Index

As Always, Articles will be transcribed upon request.  Most of the following items are NOT regular biographies
However..... I have partially transcribed a few things and the short biographies will be on those chapters as noted in the index.
~ Sharon W.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  PAGE
CHAPTER I. - PREHISTORIC 17
  - The Mound Builders
- Their Relics
- Who Were They
- Opinions of Archaeologists Concerning Them
CHAPTER II. - THE INDIANS 23
  - Three Great Families
- Algonquins
- Iroquois
- Mobilians
- Region Inhabited by Each
- Ohio Tribes
- Earles
- Wyandots
- Miamis
- Ottawas
- Delawares
- Shawnees
- Cognate Tribes
- Indian Treaties and Land Cessions
- The White Man in Possession
CHAPTER III. - TERRITORIAL ERA 31
  - The First White Men
- Conflicting Claims
- Early Trading Posts
- The Ohio Company
- French and Indian War
- Treaty of Paris
- Military Expeditions
- Ohio Part of the Province of Quebec
- Lord Dunmore's War
- The Revolution
- Clark's Conquest of the Northwest
- Treaty of 1783
- Another Ohio Company
- Cessions of Western Lands by the States
- Ordinance of 1787
- The Northwest Territory
- Campaigns of Harmar, St. Clair and Wayne
- Ohio Admitted as a State
- War of 1812
 
CHAPTER IV. - THE BOUNDARY DISPUTE 45
  - Importance of the Question
- The Origin of the Difficulty
- Mitchell & Bradley's Map
- Exception Clause in Ohio State Constitution
- The Harris Line
- The Fulton Line
- Attack on Surveying Party
- Major Stickney and His Connection with the Boundary Dispute
- Activity of Governors Lucas and Mason
- Dispute Finally Settled by Congress
- Legal Phases of the Question
 
CHAPTER V. - EARLY COUNTY HISTORY 69
  - Lucas County Topography
- Watercourses
- Geology
- First Settlers
- Pioneer Incidents and Reminiscences
- Fort Industry
- Numerous Towns Projected
- Orleans
- Perrysburg
- Maumee City
- Port Lawrence
- Vistula
- Manhattan
- Oregon
- Morengo City
- Evolution and Organization of the County
 
CHAPTER VI. - ROADS, CANAL AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS 89
  - First Roadways
- Indian Trails
- Government Aid in Road Making
- State Road
- Along Maumee River
- Early Country Roads
- Road Through the "Black Swamp"
- Macadamizing the Roads
- Present Conditions
- Canals
- The Miami and the Wabash & Erie
- Difficulties to Overcome
- First Canal Boat
- Public Buildings
- Removals of County Seat
- Present Court House
- Jail
- County Infirmary
- Miami Children's Home
 
CHAPTER VII. - POLITICS AND OFFICIAL HONORS 111
  - Political Conditions
- First Election in the County
- Panic of 1837
- "Log Cabin and Hard Cinder" Campaign
- Subsequent Contests
- Election Statistics
- Greenback or National Party
- State Officials from Lucas County
- James Myers
- John C. Lee
- James B. Steedman
- Abner L. Backus
- Members of Congress, with Biographical Sketches
- State Senators, with Sketches.
 
CHAPTER VIII. - LEGISLATORS AND COUNTY OFFICIALS 133
  - Representatives, with Biographical Sketches
- Probate Judges with Sketches
- Clerks of Court, with Sketches
- Sheriffs, with Sketches
- County Treasurers, with Sketches
- Records
- Surveyors
- Prosecuting Attorneys
- Coroners
- County Commissioners
 
CHAPTER IX. - TOWNSHIP HISTORY - PARTIALLY TRANSCRIBED trying to transcribe bios mostly 153
  - Three Original Townships
- Port Lawrence, Waterville and Waynesfield
- Organizations under Michigan Jurisdiction
- Creation of Port Lawrence and Sylvania Townships
- Manhattan Created and Finally
- Abolished
- Waynesfield Township and Maumee Village
- Waterville, Swanton, Providence, Springfield, Oregon, Sylvania, Richfield, Washington, Spencer, Monclova, Adams and Jerusalem Townships
CHAPTER X. - CITY OF TOLEDO 205
  - Pioneer Annals
- The Settlement
- Vistula
- Rival Villages
- Origin of the Name of Toledo
- Extract from the Memoirs of Jessup W. Scott
- Early Conditions -
Reminiscences of Richard Mott
- Comparison of Real Estate Values
- Personal Mention of Early Settlers
- Land Speculation
- First Bridge in Toledo
- Toledo as a City
- Boundaries in 1837
- Provisions of the City Charter
- Present Municipal Code
- Complete List of Mayors
- Present Limits of the City
- Labor Troubles
- Public Works, Buildings, Etc.
- List of Postmaster
- Public Parks
- Charities, Hospitals, Etc.
- Fraternal and Other Societies
- Burial Places for the Dead
 
CHAPTER XI. - PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS AND UTILITIES 257
  - Toledo Hospital for the Insane
- An Innovation in Such Institutions
- Opened in 1888
- A Model of Its Kind in America -
- Toledo Fire Department
- First Ordinance for Regulating
- Members of the Early Companies
- Early Regulations of the Department
- First Fire Limits
- Railroads
- Erie & Kalamazoo
- Toledo Ranks Fourth as a Railway Center
- Street Railway System
- Interurban Service
 
CHAPTER XII. - EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 271
  - Early Schools
- Description of the Primitive Schoolhouses
- Old-Fashioned Spelling Schools
- School Books
_ First Schools in Different Parts of the County
- Toledo Public Schools
- School Statistics
- Data Concerning School Buildings
- Special Work
- Proposed New Buildings
- Evening Schools
- Toledo University
- St. John's College
- The Public Library
- Tri-State Business College
 
CHAPTER XIII. - CHURCH HISTORY 291
  - Early Religious Movements
- First Missionary Effort
- Pioneer Preachers
- Methodist Episcopal Church
- Congregational Churches
- Baptist Churches
- Christian Church (Disciples)
- Protestant Episcopal Church
- Roman Catholic Churches
- Lutheran Churches
- United Brethren in Christ
- Evangelical and Reformed Evangelical
- Other Church and Allied Religious Organizatios
 
CHAPTER XIV. - THE PRESS OF THE COUNTY 323
  - First Toledo Newspaper
- Personal Mention of Editors
- Other Early Publications
- The Toledo Blade
- Commercial
- Express
- Other Papers of More Recent Date
- German Newspapers
- Polish Periodicals
- List of Present Publications
- Toledo Press Club
 
CHAPTER XV. - BANKING AND FINANCE 347
  - Antipathy to Banks
- "Wild-Cat" Banking
- City Bank of Brest, in Michigan
- Panic of 1837
- Complete Financial Ruin
- "Michigan Money" in Lucas County
- Bank of Manhattan
- First Banking House in Toledo
- Period of Sane Banking
- The Commercial Bank and the Bank of Toledo
- Kraus & Company
- Ketcham, Berdan & Company
- First National Bank
- Second National Bank
- Other Banking Institutions
- Fine Record.
 
CHAPTER XVI. - AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED INTERESTS 365
  - Change in Productions
- Later Statistics on Agricultural Wealth
- Rise and Decline of the Sheep Industry
- The Manufacture of Butler
- Great Potato Growing Region
- Fruit Raising
- The Nursery Industry
- Grapes and Wine
- Lucas County Agricultural Society
- Tri-State Fair Association
- The Great Farm Factory
 
CHAPTER XVII. - BENCH AND BAR 373
  - First Court in the Northwest Territory
- The Old Bench and Bar
- Count Coffinberry
- Daniel O. Morton
- Hiram Walbridge
- Emery D. Potter
- Morrison R. Waite
- Reminiscences of the Lucas County Bar
- Memorials to Deceased Lawyers
- Morrison R. Waite, Charles Kent, Morgan N. Odell, John Fitch, James M. Hueston, James J. French, Ezra S. Dodd, Joseph D. Ford, William Baker, Edward Bissell, and others
 
CHAPTER XVIII. - THE MEDICAL PROFESSION 495
  - After Afflictions of the Pioneers
- The Ague in Poetry
- Sickly Season of 1838
- Treatment of Malaria Victims
- A Scourge of Cholera
- Trials and Inconveniences of Early Physicians
- The First Physician in the County, and Biographical Mention of Some of his Successors
- Medical Societies
- Medical Colleges
- Homeopathy
- Sketch of Dr. Bissell and other Practitioners of the Homeopathic School
 
CHAPTER XIX. - MILITARY HISTORY 519
  - The "Patriot" War
- Early Military Organizations
- The Toledo Guards
- The Mexican War
- The Civil War Period
- First Mass Meeting in Toledo
- Enlistments
- The Fourteenth Infantry
- Sketches of Other Regiments
- Batteries of Artillery
- Cavalry
- Soldier organizations
- Spanish-American War
- Sixth Ohio Infantry
- Companies from Lucas County
 
CHAPTER XX. - INDUSTRIES 539
  - Lumber, Doors, Sash, Etc.
- Mills and Milling
- Furniture Factories and Dealers
- Miscellaneous Manufacturing
- Wholesalers and Jobbers in Shoes
- Wholesale Grocery Houses
- Grocers, Wholesale and Retail
- Hardware, Wholesale and Retail
- Commission men in Fruits, Produce, Hay, Etc.
- Grain Commissioners and Brokers
- Miscellaneous Wholesalers
- Clothing, Retail
- Dry Goods and Department Stores
- Coal Companies
- Insurance and Real Estate
- Printers and Book Binders
- Miscellaneous Business
- Wines and Liquors
 

 

INDEX Including Biographies In Volume I
For Biographies in Volume II, CLICK HERE

Academy of Medicine of Toledo and Lucas County 512
Ackley, Horace A. 504
Adams Street City Mission 319
Adams township, erected 199
Adams township - First election 199
Adams township - Present conditions 201
Adams township - War spirit 201
Agriculture and Allied Interests, Chapter 365
Agriculture, development of  367
Agriculture - Statistics 365
Agriculture - Statistics 370
Agricultural organizations 371
Ague, article on 495
Ainsworth Shoe Company 582
Allen, John C. 160
Allen Manufacturing Company 578
Allen, Samuel 324
Allen, T. B. & Co. 606
American Bridge Company 549
American Woodenware Manufacturing Company 542
Ames-Bonner Company 560
Anderson, Alexander 504
Anderson, John, Col. 73
Arbuckle-Ryan Company 616
Archaelogy 17
Arnold, Samuel G. 326
Ashley, James M. 126
Ashley Realty Company 617
Asphalt Block Pavement Company 578
Atwood Automobile Company 621
Auburndale 192
Auburndale Brick Works 580
Auburndale Hardware Co. 587
Austerrlitz 83
Austin, David R. 139
Backus, Abner L. 124
Bacon, D., Rev. 292
Badger, Joseph, Rev. 294
Baker, B. R. Company 597
Baker, M. A. Company 589
Baker, William, memorial 438
Baldwin, Byron C. 531
Baldwin, John T. 210
Baldwin, Marquis, sketch of 209
Baldwin, Marquis, Statement of 208
Ballou, Orson 164
Bancroft, William 184
Bank, first in Toledo 352
Bank of Brest 348
Bank of Manhattan 352
Banking and Finance, chapter 347
Banking legislation 347
Banking, period of sane 353
Banks, antipathy to 347
Banks of Toledo 353
Banks of Toledo 363
Banks, wild cat 349
Banting Machine and Supply Company 615
Bar, incident of admission to 398
Barker & Frost 605
Barlow, Hiram G. 164
Bartley, R. A. 583
Baum Company 205
Baumgardner & Co. 596
Beckman, L., Company 571
Bench and Bar, chapter 373
Bench and bar, old 374
Berdan, John, Judge 235
Berdan, Peter F. 233
Berdan & Co. 584
Bergen, Symmes H. 508
Bigelow, F. 514
Big Four Coal Co. 604
Bissel, Arthur F. 514
Bissell, Edward 80
Bissell, Edward - Memorial 440
Bissell, F., Company 554
Bissell, Frederick 234
Bissell, Theodore W. 246
Black, Alexander, Cloak Company 562
Black Swamp, road through 91
Blade Printing & Paper Company 611
Blair, A. G., Mining Company 603
Blanchard, Samuel 149
Board of Education, first in Toledo 278
Bolles, William, Company 571
Bond, John W. 510
Bookbinders 610
Boone, George B., memorial 476
Bostwick-Braun Company 586
Bostwick, Manley 505
Boundary Dispute, chapter 45
Boundary dispute, settlement of 66
Boundary, Michigan and Ohio 45
Boundary war, amusing incident 53
Bour, J. M. Company 559
Brand, R. Company 624
Briggs, David L. 507
Brigham Koal & Kartage Company 604
Brigham, Mavor 240
Bronson, John P. 143
Brown, Clarence 399
Brown, Edgar & Hull 615
Brown, James M., memorial 489
Browne, James I. 323
Brownlee, Alexander B. 240
Buckeye Brewing Company 625
Buckeye Paint & Varnish Company 557
Buckeye Parlor Furniture Company 547
Bunker, H. S., memorial 462
Burke, Edmund, Rev., extract from letter 292
Burritt, Harvey 503
Bush, Blakesley H. 504
Bushnell, Orlando 199
Business, Miscellaneous 611
Campaigns, political 114
Canal, affords water power 103
Canal, aided by Congress 100
Canal, Boats 103
Canal, Contract awarded 101
Canal, Delay in construction 102
Canal, Difficulties 101
Canal, First mentioned 81
Canal, Locks abandoned 104
Canal, More minute details 105
Canal, Opened for traffic 102
Canal, Question of outlet 81
Canal, Rate of fare 103
Canal, Survey of 99
Canal, Survey of 100
Canal, Time required betw. Toledo and Cincinnati 103
Caroline, destruction of 520
Cass, Bernard 200
Cass, Lewis, in boundary dispute 50
Catholic organizations 253
Cemeteries 253
Central High School 284
Central Ohio Paper Company 569
Chapman, William C. 509
Charities, hospitals, etc. 249
Charter, summary of 235
Chase, James L. 503
Cheney, F. J. Medicine Company 558
Otter - Chief Otter, Speech of 293
Chiesa Company 588
Cholera epidemic 499
Church, first in Toledo 294
Church History, chapter 291
Church & McConnell 282
Churches - Baptist 300
Churches - Christian (Disciples) 301
Churches - Christian Science 316
Churches - Congregational 298
Churches - Evangelical 314
Churches - In Adams Township 319
Churches - Free Methodist 316
Churches - In Monclova township 319
Churches - In Oregon township 319
Churches - In Providence township 319
Churches - In Richfield township 320
Churches - In Spencer township 320
Churches - In Springfield township 320
Churches - In Sylvania township 320
Churches - In Washington township 321
Churches - In Waterville township 321
Churches - Jewish 317
Churches - Lutheran 312
Churches - Methodist Episcopal 294
Churches - Miscellaneous organizations 316
Churches - Presbyterian 310
Churches - Protestant Episcopal 301
Churches - Reformed Evangelical 314
Churches - Roman Catholic 305
Churches - United Brethren 314
Churchill Grain & Seed Company 596
Cities, embryo 201
Citizens' Ice & Cold Storage Company 623
Citizens' Lighting & Heating Company 617
City Council, composed of two branches 239
City Council, Power of 237
City of Toledo, chapter 205
Civil War period 523
Clark, George Rogers, Gen. 35
Clark, George Rogers, Gen. - Conquest of the Northwest 37
Clark, George Rogers, Gen. - Expedition of 35
Clark, Jacob 130
Clark, Jacob 503
Clark, Peleg T. 142
Clerks of Court, list of 140
Close, E. H., Realty Company 609
Clothing, retail 597
Coal companies 601
Coffinberry, Count 375
Cohen, Friedlander & Martin 562
Cole, Aaron H. 194
Coleman, Samuel 194
Collier, Barnett Company 543
Collins, Sanford L. 148
Colton, Walter 501
Commager, David H. 399
Commission men 587
Commission on care of Insane 258
Commissioners, board of, First and second meeting 86
Competition between villages 159
Comstock, James M. 234
Conant, Horatio 141
Conant, Horatio 501
Conant, Horatio - Letter of 216
Congress, act of, May 20, 1882 49
Congress, Representatives in 125
Conklin Pen Manufacturing Company 576
Cook, Daniel 156
Cook, Daniel F. 156
Cooney, Michael J. 146
Coroners, list of 151
Copeland, I. W. 602
Counties, erection of fourteen 84
County Auditors, list of 145
County Commissioners, list of 152
County History, early, chapter 69
County jurisdicitons, extended 53
County seat, removal of to Toledo 107
County Treasurers, list of 147
Court, first in Lucas county 64
Court, First in Maumee valley 85
Court, First in Ohio 373
Court house, dedication of new 108
Court trials - Anderson vs. Myers 402
Court trials - Compton vs. Wabash Railway 403
Court trials - Cooper Mfg. Co. vs. Milburn Wagon Works 406
Court trials - Gribben vs. Gribben 394
Court trials - McLain vs. Brand 396
Court trials - Shieber vs. Wabash Ry 421
Court trials - Pennsylvania Co. vs. barge Turner 401
Court trials - State vs. Scott 407
Court trials - State vs. Steinmetz 392
Cox, Jacob D. 128
Coy, Cyrus H. 146
Coy, C. H. & Co., bankers 356
Craig Oil Company 622
Crane, Charles A. 232
Crane, Gabriel 178
Crane, Joseph H. 232
Cummings, Joseph W. 140
Dalber, John & Sons 64
Daniels, Waldo C. 509
Daniels, W. J. & Co. 220
Daniels & Goettel 220
Darling Candy Co. 568
Daudt Glass & Crokery Company 593
Deckleman, J. C. 589
Dewey, William F. 146
DeVilbiss Manufacturing Company 569
DeVore, H. W. & Co. 592
Dills, Spencer 509
Divine, Samuel 175
Dodd, Elijah 144
Dodd, Ezra S., memorial 437
Dosson Carriage Company 596
Douglass, William M. 510
Drake, Daniel, Dr., statement of 496
Drift deposit 73
Driggs, H. H. 594
Drouth in 1838 496
Drumm, Adjutant-General - letter of 76
Dry goods 599
Duell Block used as court house 107
Duncan Forge Company 570
Dunlap, Thomas 139
Dunmore's war 34
Earl, Harry D. 510
Early conditions 219
Early settlers 77
East Marengo Company 83
East Marengo Company 201
East Side Iron Elevator Company 546
Eclectic School of Medicine 516
Educational Development, chapter 271
Election, first in county 112
Election, Statistics 115
Election, Statistics 119
Enright, Michael J. 142
Everts, Truman C. 247
Fairchild, Benjamin 194
Fallen, Timbers, battle of 41
Farley, James 188
Farmers' Institutes 372
Farms, increase of 365
Fassett, John 502
Fenneberg, Gustave F. von 507
Fevers, described by Dr. Drake 498
Flelbach Company 583
Fighting Island, affair at 520
Filtration plant 244
Fire department 259
Fire department - First ordinance 260
Fire limits, first 262
Fisher, Cyrus 191
Fisk Electric Company 616
Fitch, E. H. 337
Fitch, John, address on death of Judge Waite 426
Fitch, John, memorial 433
Fitch, John, Resolutions on 434
Flour 544
Flower, S. W. & Co. 591
Ford, Edward Plate Glass Co. 564
Ford, Joseph D., memorial 437
Ford, Joseph D., Sketch 401
Forsyth, John, communication to 62
Forsyth, John, Reply of 62
Forsythe, Robert A. 160
Fort, French 73
Fort Industry Building 225
Fort Meigs, siege of 43
Franc, Heyn & Co. 624
French forts 32
French, James J., address of 381
French, James J., memorial 436
French, James J. - Sketch 400
Fruit growing 368
Furniture, factories and dealers 546
Gardner, Robert 177
G. A. R. posts 537
Gasser, Coffee Company 558
Gas Wells 164
Gendron Wheel Company 551
Geology 70
Geroe Company 588
Glacial epoch 73
Globe Boiler Works 570
Gnagy, Jacob 175
Gnagy, John 175
Godfrey, William M. 147
Goemann Grain Company 590
Good Templars 165
Gosline, W. A. 603
Graham, Hosmer 506
Grain, commissioners and bokers 589
Granger, V. W. 614
Grapes 370
Green, Horace 503
Greenback party 119
Greene county, creation of 84
Greene, J. W. Company 617
Greenville treaty reservation 78
Griffin, Charles P. 137
Griffith, Timothy 180
Griffith, Wilson W. 135
Grocers, wholesale and retail 585
Grocery houses, wholesale 582
Grosswiller, Jos. F., Supply Company 593
Guelph limestone 71
Hall, Elijah B. 150
Halloway, Peter 174
Hamilton group 72
Hamilton, J. Ment 407
Hardware, wholesale and retail 585
Hardy Paint & Varnish Co. 564
Harmar, defeat of 39
Harmon, Gilbert, memorial 486
Harris line, attempt to survey 56
Harter, Isaac, Milling Company 545
Haughton Elevator & Machine Co. 548
Haughton, Lyman 191
Haynes, George R., memorial 478
Hazlett, Isaac N. 506
Heavy Hardware Company 587
Hein Furniture Co. 546
Heller, Oliver P. 138
Hendrickson, David 187
Herrick, William D. 167
Hettrick Bros. Co. 563
Hibbard, Ahira G. 235
Hiett, Irving B., Co. 606
Hixon, Robert, Lumber Co. 544
Hoag, Truman H. 127
Hoffmann, John 572
Hohly, Frederick 507
Holles, Grantham & Co. 607
Holland, village of 175
Holloway, Charles B. 137
Holloway, Peter 174
Holmes Snow Flake Laundry Co. 619
Homeopathy 513
Hopkins, Herbert, poem by 305
Hopkins, Herbert, Sketch of 306
Hopkins, William C. 304
Horticultural society 370
Horticulture 368
Hosmer, Hezekiah L. 325
Hosmer, Stephen T. 325
Hospital Accommodations 250
Hubbard, Eli 182
Hubbard, Eli 625
Huebner Toledo Breweries Co. 435
Hueston, James M., memorial Mention 398
Hull, Isaac 160
Hull, Linn W., memorial 491
Hunt, John E. 129
Hurd, Frank H., characteristics 424
Hurd, Frank H., Memorial 449
Hurd, Frank H., Mention 422
Huron Shale 71
Illness in early days 495
Insurance 604
Internal improvements 52
Interurban electric lines 270
Independent Order of Foresters 253
Independent spirit of voters 119
Indian, early deed to land 178
Indians - Algonquin 22
Indians - Chippewas 27
Indians - Delawares 26
Indians - Eel River 27
Indians - Five Nations 24
Indians - Iroquois 23
Indians - Iroquois 24
Indians - Kaskaskias 27
Indians - Kickapoos 27
Indians - Miamis 25
Indians - Munsees 27
Indians - Ottawas 25
Indians - Ottawas 170
Indians - Pottawatomies 27
Indians - Shawanees 26
Indians - Wyandots 24
Indians - Wyandots 25
Industries, chapter 539
Industry, Fort 76
Jackson Coal & Coke Co. 602
Jackson, Lee, & Co. 588
Jail, erected in 1852 109
Jail, first 108
Jenison, Charles V. 180
Jermain, Frances, Mrs., sketch 288
Jermain, Frances, Mrs., Tribute of Harvey Scribner 289
Jermain, Frances, Mrs., Tribute of William H. Maher 289
Jerusalem township, boundaries of 202
Jerusalem township, Erection of 202
Jones, Charles H. 146
Jones, Fred A. 139
Jones, George M. 602
Jones, Samuel M. 241
Jones, William W. 508
Journalism, amateur 335
Joy, Benjamin 149
Joy, Benjamin 183
Judges, old-time 397
Kaley, David 200
Keeler, Coleman I. 210
Keeler, Holcomb & Co., bankers 357
Kellogg, Harvey 137
Kellogg, Harvey 200
Kelsey, Joel W. 150
Kent, Charles, memorial 431
Ketcham, Valentine H. 232
King, C. A., & Co. 590
King, Charles H. 130
King House Furnishing Co. 548
Kingsbury, Henry D. 144
Kirk Bros. Automobile Co. 620
Kirschner, Wideman & Uhl 607
Klauser, Franz J. 506
Knaggs, George B. 157
Knights of Honor 252
Knights of Pythias lodges 252
Knights Templars 251
Kobacker Furniture Co. 547
Kountz, John S. 149
Kountz, Steig & Co. 607
Kraus & Co., brokers 354
Labor organizations 363
Labor organizations trouble 242
LaGrange street school building 278
Lake freights 159
Lamson Brothers 600
Land sharks 219
Land speculation 200
Lands, title to 76
Lane, R. H., & Co. 580
Larabee, Huntington 167
LaSalle & Koch 600
Lathrop, Araunah 187
Lathrop, Lucien B. 134
Lathrop, Lucien B. 188
Lathrop, Pliny 187
Latimer, Peter E. 326
Latitude observations of 55
Law Froebel Kindergarten Training School 286
Lawyers, carnival of fun 387
Lawyers, Characteristics of old school 395
Lawyers, Early 374
Lawyers, Early 375
Lawyers, Reminiscences 390
Lawyers' fees, contingent, defense of 423
Leaming, Ephraim H. 196
Lee, John C. 121
Lees, Chloie, widow 175
Leet, William G. 131
Legislators and County Officials, chapter 133
Lemmon, Reuben C., memorial 470
Lenk Wine Co. 624
Lewis, Peter C. 191
Libbey Glass Co. 565
Library, Public 287
Lieutenant governors 120
Lion dry goods store 601
Lipe, F. W. 592
Liquors 624
Lloyd Bros. Co. 619
Locke, David R. 327
Lockwood, William F., memorial 467
Lockwood, William F., Sketch 400
Lower, Helderberg 71
Lownsbury, Levi S. 146
Lucas City 83
Lucas County, act creating amended 87
Lucas County Agricultural Society 371
Lucas County, boundaries 69
Lucas County Christian Endeavor 342
Lucas County, creation of 85
Lucas County, Evolution of 83
Lucas County, First official act 86
Lucas County, Growth of 87
Lucas County Homeopathic Medical Society 516
Lucas County Infirmary 109
Lucas, Robert, Governor, sketch 86
Lucas, Robert, Governor, Message of 52
Lumber, doors, sash, etc. 539
Lungren, Samuel S. 515
Macomber Bros. Co. 609
Malaria 219
Malaria 497
Malaria, early remedies 498
Mallett, Benjamin 190
Manhattan 81
Manor, Peter 74
Mansion House 222
Manufacturing, first in Toledo 539
Manufacturing, Miscellaneous 548
Marengo 82
Marengo, promoters of 83
Marine Biler Works Co. 572
Marx, Guildo 135
Mason, Governor, removal of 65
Masonic lodges, Northern Light 161
Masonic lodges, Rubicon 251
Masonic, Sylvania 185
Masoniclodges, Wakeman 165
Massac, Fort 28
Matthews, Chauncey 506
Maumee, early settlers 160
Maumee, Seat of justice 106
Maumee City 77
Maumee City, incorporated 155
Maumee City, name changed to South Toledo 158
Maumee City, Petition of citizens 159
Maumee City, Platted 155
Maumee City, Transportation business 158
Maumee Valley, first educational movement 277
Maumee Valley, First settlement in 196
Maumee Valley Medical Association 511
Maumee village 154
Maumee village 155
Maumee village 161
Mayors, list of 239
McGettigan Cartage & Storage Co. 618
McIntosh, Angus 398
McLean, Charles 505
McMaken, Ezekiel V. 247
McManus-Kelly Co. 612
McSweeney, John, address of in Scott murder case 412
Mead, Aaron B. 171
Medical Colleges 512
Medical Profession, The, chapter 495
Medical Societies 511
Melvin Clothing House 597
Merrill, Dodge & Jackson Co. 604
Merrill Manufacturing Co. 552
Messer, James C. 138
Mexican War 522
Miami Children's Home 109
Miami City 83
Miami, Fort 40
Michigan, acto of territorial council 52
Michigan, Memorial of legislature 50
Michigan money 351
Middle Ground 225
Milburn Wagon Co. 566
Military Company, first in Toledo 521
Military Company, Organizations, early 521
Military History, chapter 519
Millard, Irwin I., memorial 447
Millard, Irwin I., Sketch 140
Miller Brothers 585
Miller, Charles R., & Co., brokers 354
Mills and Milling 544
Mills, David 168
Milner, W. L. & Co. 599
Missionary, first 292
Mitchell & Bradley map 46
Mockett, John, Cmpany 598
Modern Woodmen of America 253
Monclova township, early settlers 197
Monclova township, First schoolhouse 277
Monclova township, Formation of 196
Monclova township, Location of 196
Monclova township, Soldiers 198
Monclova village 198
Morehouse, Lorenzo L. 134
Morehouse, W. H. 591
Morrell Company 612
Morse, Erastu 183
Morton, Daniel O., newspaper comments 383
Morton, Daniel O., Resolutions 380
Morton, Daniel O., Resolutions 383
Morton, Daniel O., Sketch 379
Mosher, John 503
Mott, Richard, reminisscences of 219
Mott, Richard, Sketch 125
Mound builders 17
Mounds 17
Myers, James 120
Nagle, W. G., Electric Co. 550
National Maileable Castings Co. 577
National Milling Co. 544
National Supply Co. 623
Navarre, Peter 74
Neapolis, village of 172
Neuhausel Brothers 599
Newcomb, Alexander H. 240
Newspaper, first in county 323
Newspapers 323
Newspapers 346
Newton, John T., memorial 482
New York, claim of 37
Nichols, Francis L. 141
Northwestern Elevator & Mill Co. 544
Northwestern Ohio Natural Gas Co. 613
Nurseries 369
Oblinger, Flavius J. 331
Odd Fellows' lodge, Maumee 161
Odd Fellows' lodges 252
Odell, Morgan N., memorial 432
Official list of Lucas County 120
Ohio, enabling act for statehood 47
Ohio Glass Co. 595
Ohio valley, schemes of settlement 33
Oil wells 164
Oliver warehouse 221
O'Neil & Weill 626
Ordinance of 1787 38
Ordinance of 1787 44
Oregon, town of 82
Oregon township, changes in boundaries 176
Oregon township, Early settlers in 179
Oregon township, Erection of 176
Oregon township, First road in 180
Oregon township, First school in 275
Oregon township, Population 1900 181
Oregon township, Soldiers of 181
Osborn, John R., address on death of M. R. Waite 429
Osborn, John R., Anecdotes of 421
Osborn, John R., Memorial 457
Osborn, John R., Sketch 450
Osteopathy 516
Ottawa Park 248
Owens Bottle Machine Co. 566
Paddock-Hodge Co. 591
Palmer, Andrew, letter of 53
Palmer, Andrew, Sketch 211
Palmer, Andrew & Co. warehouse 225
Panic of 1837 113
Paragon Refining Co. 621
Parcher, Lyman 133
Park Commission, members of 249
Park system 248
Patriot insurrection 519
Pease, John U. 149
Pease, John U. 184
Peckham & Co. warehouse 223
Perkins, "George R. 506
Philipps, Henry, Seed & Implement Company 594
Philipps, William T., & Co. 597
Phillips, John 191
Phoenix Box Factory 541
Physician, first in county 501
Physicians, early trials 500
Physicians, organizations of 511
Piatt Company 205
Pike, Louis H., memorial 573
Pike, Louis H., Sketch 400
Plank Road Company 95
Plank Roads, difficulties of 97
Plank Roads, Meetings to promote 95
Poag, John 234
Poag & Ketcham, bankers 354
Poetical satire 70
Point au Pelle, battle of 520
Political and Official Honors, chapter 111
Pomeroy, George E., Co. 608
Port Lawrence Co. 79
Port Lawrence Co. 206
Port Lawrence Co. 214
Port Lawrence in 1823 208
Port Lawrence in 1823 - List of lot owners 214
Port Lawrence in 1823 - Sale of Lots 78
Port Lawrence township, first road in 91
Port Lawrence township, Organization of 79
Postmasters at Toledo, list of 246
Postoffice, first north of the Maumee 160
Potter, Emery D., Jr., remarks on Judge Harmon 488
Potter, Emery D., Sr., address on the death of M. R. Waite 428
Potter, Emery D., Sr., Letter of 302
 
Potter, Emery D., Sr., Sketch of 385
Pratt, Charles, address on the death of M. R. Waite 425
Pratt, Charles, Memorial 464
Pray, John 163
Pray, Welcome 502
Prehistoric chapter 17
Prentice, Frederick 209
Prentice, Joseph 177
Prentice, Joseph 209
Presidential campaign of 1832 112
Press Club 346
Press of the County, chapter 323
Printers 610
Printup, Andrew 184
Probate Judges, list of 139
Proclamation of English king 33
Prosecuting Attorneys, list of 151
Providence township, early settlers 171
Providence township, First church 172
Providence township, First schoolhouse 172
Providence township, First schoolhouse 275
Providence township, Location 169
Providence township, Soldiers 172
Providence village 171
Publications, list of 345
Public buildings, first in county 106
Public Institutions and Utilities, chapter 257
Public Lands, ordinance for surveying 38
Public Parks 248
Public works, buildings, etc. 243
Public Works, members of Board of 122
Publishers, statement by 626
Radcliffe, Howard R. T. 612
Railroad, first 262
Railroads 262
Ransom & Randolph Co. 557
Rathbun, Benjamin, letter of 205
Rausch, Edward V. E. 337
Raymond, Samuel A. 134
Ready Manufacturing Co. 580
Real Estate 604
Real estate values, cause of increase 230
Real estate values, Comparisons 230
Recorders, list of 151
Religious organizations 317
Religious organizations, Work in the townships 319
Representatives, list of 133
Reservations 29
Revolution, war of 37
Reynolds, Jeremiah 201
Richardson, Isaac 162
Richfield township, area 187
Richfield township, Beginning of 186
Richfield township, First postoffice 189
Richfield township, First schoolhouses 189
Richfield township, First schoolhouses 276
Richfield township, First white settlers 187
Richfield township, Soldiers 189
Richfield township, Soldiers 189
Ries, N. L. 589
Riggs & Sherman 616
Riley, Capt. James, report of 99
Riot 242
Rival villages 216
Road, Western Reserve and Maumee 90
Roads, Canal and Public Buildings, chapter 89
Roads, first 89
Roads, Established 92
Roads, Established 93
Roads, Plank 94
Roache de Bouef, legend of 162
Rock Bar in Maumee River 158
Romeis, Jacob 128
Rowsey, W. G., estract from article 513
Rowsey, W. G., Sketch 515
Royal Arcanum 252
Royal Arch Masons 251
Ruckel, Christopher 198
Rundell, W. A., & C. 590
Sage, Dennis 174
Salvation Army 318
Scott, Alexander W., memorial 447
Scott, Charles I. 139
Scott, J. Austin 156
Scott, Jessup W., extract from memoirs 218
Scott, Jessup W., Letters of  228
Scott, Jessup W., Sketch of 231
Scott, Philo B. 168
Scott, Samuel B. 232
Soctt's Corner 169
Schools, evening 284
Schools, First in county 271
Schools, First official record 277
Schools, First report in county 278
Schools, First superintendent 278
Schools, Kindergartens 282
Schools, Manual training 283
Schools, Number of pupils enrolled 279
Schools, Ordinance for regulation 277
Schools, Special work 282
Schools, Toledo public 277
Schools, Vacation 283
Schroeder, C. H., & Co. 539
Scribner, Charles H., address of in Scott murder case 409
Scribner, Charles H., Tribute to memory 455
Scribner, Harvey, address on death of M. R. Waite 430
Scribner, Harvey, Remarks on Frank Hurd 452
Scribner, Harvey, Remarks on Judge Harmon 487
Scribner, Harvey, Remarks on Judge Lemmon 471
Seamen's Bethel 319
Secret and Benevolent Societies 250
Segur, Daniel 232
Seiss Manufacturing Co. 577
Seney, Joshua R., memorial 468
Sewerage system 246
Seyfang Baking Co. 574
Shaw, Cornelius G. 144
Shaw-Kendall Engineering Co. 573
Sheep Industry, rise and decline of  366
Sheriffs, list of 144
Shoes, wholesale and jobbers in 580
Sickly season of 1838 495
Simmons Boot & Shoe Co. 581
Sinclair, John 134
Skinner, Samuel W. 509
Smead, Benjamin F. 334
Smith, Calvin 505
Smith, Gilbert L. 568
Smith-Kirk Candy Co. 569
Soldier organizations 536
Southard, Elisha B., memorial 484
Southworth & Co. 590
Spafford, Amos 75
Spanish-American war 537
Specie payments suspended 350
Speculation, era of  350
Speculation, in town lots 105
Spelling schools 273
Spencer township, boundaries 193
Spencer township, Early hardships 194
Spencer township, Early settlers 193
Spencer township, First schoolhouse 195
Spencer township, First schoolhouse 277
Spencer township, Organization of 193
Spencer township, Population in 1900 196
Spencer township, Soldiers 195
Springfield township, changes in boundaries 173
Springfield township, Early school districts 275
Springfield township, Early settlements 173
Springfield township, Erection of 173
Springfield township, First election in 173
Springfield township, First mails 175
Springfield township, Soldiers 175
Stanbery, William 386
Standart-Simmons Hardware Co. 586
State Senators 129
State Rights Doctrine 113
Steamboat General Wayne 160
St. Clair, campaign of 39
St. Clair, William 505
Steedman, James B. 122
Steedman, Samuel H. 133
Steele, Dennison 134
Stevens, B. A., Company 542
Stevens, Oliver 178
Stickney, Benjamin F. 58
Stickney, Benjamin F., Letter of 99
St. John's College 285
Stockade, interesting relic 168
Stolberg & Parks 546
Stollberg Hardware Co. 587
Stone quarries 164
Stores, department 599
Story, Judge, letter to William Baker 439
Strayer, John 197
Street Railway System 269
Sun Oil Co. 622
Surgery, advancement in 500
Surveying party arrested 57
Surveyors, list of 151
Surveys, first 90
Sutphen, J. V. D. 234
Sutphen, J. V. D. 502
Swanton township created 166
Swanton township created, First dwelling 167
Swanton township created, First fram building 168
Swanton township created, First public highway 169
Swanton township created, First school in 169
Swanton township created, Soil of 167
Swanton township created, Soldiers 169
Swigart Watch & Optical Co. 575
Sylvania High School Company 185
Sylvania township, division of territory 181
Sylvania township, Early settlers 182
Sylvania township, First election 182
Sylvania township, First schoolhouse 184
Sylvania township, Immigration to 182
Sylvania township, Population in 1900 186
Sylvania township, Situation 181
Sylvania township, Soldiers 186
Tavernor, William 191
Tax duplicate, 1838 180
Taylor, Alfred 506
Taylor, F. P. 515
Taylor, William 194
Temperance Sentiment 165
Territorial Era, chapter 31
Territorial road 188
Thacher, Horace 139
Tiedtke Brothers 585
Toledo, act of incorporation 235
Toledo, Advantageous location 269
Toledo, As a city 234
Toledo Biscuit Co. 569
Toledo Builders' Supply Co. 541
Toledo Chandelier Mfg. Co. 550
Toledo Computing Scale Co. 555
Toledo, divided into two wards 236
Toledo, Division of lots 213
Toledo, Early purchasers of real estate 206
Toledo, First bridge constructed 209
Toledo, First burial place 253
Toledo, First government office 246
Toledo, First postoffice 221
Toledo, First Subscriptions to corporation 95
Toledo Foundry Machine Co. 555
Toledo Fuel Co. 602
toledo Grain & Milling Co. 545
Toledo Guards 521
Toledo Guards 522
Toledo, History of 205
Toledo Hospital for the Insane 257
Toledo House 210
Toledo Library Association 287
Toledo-Massilon Bridge Co. 549
Toledo Medical College 512
Toledo Metal Wheel Co. 550
Toledo, origin of name 217
Toledo, Plat of village 207
Toledo Plow Co. 553
Toledo, present limits 242
Toledo Printing & Publishing Co. 331
Toledo public schools 277
Toledo Railway & Terminal Co. 268
Toledo Saw Co. 556
Toledo School of Medicine 512
Toledo Shipbuilding Co. 579
Toledo Steel Casting Co. 575
Toledo Stone & Glass Sand Co. 561
Toledo Stove & Range Co. 553
Toledo Street Railroad Co. 269
Toledo, the settlement 207
Toledo Transfer Co. 611
Toledo University 284
Toledo Upholstering Co. 547
Toledo, village of 207
Tolerton, Elihu W., memorial 443
Township History, cpater 153
Treaties, Brownstown 29
Treaties, Detroit 28
Treaties, 1833 176
Treaties, Fort Industry 28
Treaties, Of Maumee 178
Treaties, Of 1783 39
Treaties, September 17, 1818 30
Treaties, St. Mary's 30
Tremainsville Plank Road 97
Trinity Church, Toledo 302
Tri-State Business College 286
Tri-State Fair 371
Trumbell, David 174
Tual, Charles E. 145
Tyler, William P. 493
United Baking Co. 567
United States Malleable Iron Co. 549
Van Avery, John H. 506
Van Fleet, John 164
Van Tassel, Isaac 294
Vincennes, post of 28
Virginia, claim of 31
Virginia, Grant of 34
Vistula 215
Vulcan Steam Shovel Co. 556
Waddel, Thomas 507
Wade, B. F., & Sons 610
Waggoner, Clark 326
Wagoner, George W., mill 545
Waite, Morrison R., memorial 425
Waite, Morrison R., Resolutions on 425
Waite, Morrison R., Sketch 388
Waite, Richard, memorial 474
Walbridge, Hiram 384
Walbridge, H. S., & Co. 605
Walding, Kennan & Marvin Co. 594
War Meeting, first in Toledo 523
War of 1812 42
War of 1812 75
Warren, Haskell D. 183
Washburn, Isaac 188
Washington, George, mission of 33
Washington township, created 189
Washington township, First election 190
Washington township, First settlement 190
Washington township, Modification of boundary lines 189
Washington township, Names of pioneers 192
Washington township, Railroads in 192
Washington township, War record 192
Water courses 69
Waterville township, first school in 166
Waterville township, Set off from Waynesfield 162
Waterville township, Soldiers of 166
Waterville, village of 165
Waterworks system 243
Wayne, Anthony, campaign of 40
Wayne county, boundaries of 84
Wayne county, Establishment of 84
Waynesfield township, changes in boundaries 154
Waynesfield township, Early settlers 158
Waynesfield township, Organization of 85
West Fuel Co. 603
West Toledo 192
Western Gas Fixtures Co. 551
Western Manufacturing Co. 540
Western Shoe Co. 581
Wheat, variations in production 366
White, David 182
Whiteford, town of 185
Whitehosue, village of 166
White, Oscar 501
Whitmore, Luther 177
Whitney & Currier Co. 613
Wholesalers, miscellaneous 592
Wilcox, M. I., Company 554
Wilder, Silas W. 329
Williams, Augustus D. 161
Williams, Joseph R. 233
Wilson, George & Sons Co. 542
Wilson, William 182
Wiltse, John  174
Wines 624