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OHIO GENEALOGY EXPRESS


A Part of Genealogy Express

 

Welcome to
Mahoning County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

Contents &
Biographical Index

History of Trumbull & Mahoning Counties
with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches
Vol. II
Publ. Cleveland: H. Z. Williams & Bro. 1882

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VOLUME 1 - VOLUME 2

CONTENTS

NOTE:  I am partially transcribing the townships to get the names of residents listed on them for researchers to find. ~ S. Wick

TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES OF
MAHONING COUNTY.

CHAPTER   PAGE
I. - CANFIELD - Finished 1/24/2020 9
   - Introductory
 - Ownership an Survey
 - The Name
 - Settlement
 - Taxes in 1803
 - First Events
 - Post Office
 - The First Mills
 - Physicians
 - Former Merchants
 - Canfield's Merchants
 - Taverns
 - Banking
 - Tannery and Belt Manufactory
 - Clewell's Saw-Mill and Lumber Yard
 - Star Flouring Mill
 - Carriage Making
 - The County Seat and Its Removal
 - Incorporation
 - Cemeteries
 - Church History
    - The Congregational Church
    - The Presbyterian Church
    - The German Reformed Lutheran Church
    - St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
    - Methodist Episcopal Church
    - The Disciples
 - Schools
    - Mahoning Academy
    - Northeastern Ohio Normal School
 - Newspapers
 - The Onion Society
 - Temperance Society
 - Soldiers Aid Society
 - Odd Fellows
 - The Oil Business
 - Anecdotes, Incidents, and Traditions
    - A Murder
BIOGRAPHICAL
NOTES ON SETTLEMENTS (includes biographies)
 
 
II. - POLAND - Partial updated 1/24/2020 57
   - General Description
 - Settlement
 - Records
 - Inception of the Iron Industry
 - An Early Debating Society
 - The First Marriage
 - First Deaths
 - A Panther Story
 - Early Schools
 - Military
 - POLAND VILLAGE
 - Incorporation
 - Post-Office
 - Physicians
 - A Law College
 - Poland Union Seminary
 - Foundary
 - Distilleries
 - Various Enterprises
 - Hotels
 - Stores
 - The First Store
 - Mills
 - Coopers
 - Poland Presbyterian Church
 - Poland Methodist Church
 - Cemeteries
 - LOWELVILLE
 - Initial Items
 - The Lowellville Furnace
 - Hope Mills
 - Planing Mill
 - Coal
 - Quaries
 - Presbyterian Church
 - The Methodist Church
 - Physicians
 - Grand Army of the Republic
 - Cemetery
 - Poland Center United Presbyterian Church.
 - NEWPORT
 - STRUTHERS
 - The Furnace
BIOGRAPHIAL SKETCHES - 73
 - NOTES OF SETTLEMENTS (Includes biographies) - 76
 
 
III. - BOARDMAN - Partial updated 1/25/3030 83
   - Physical Features
 - Industries, Etc.
 - Early Settlement
 - The War of 1812
 - Church History
 - Bethlehem Church
 - The Congregational Church
 - The Methodist Church
 - The Disciples
 - An Early Society
 - Cemeteries and Burial Places
 - The First Schools
 - Taverns
 - Post Offices
 - The First Mills
 - The First Store
 - Distilleries
 - Tannery
 - Miscellaneous
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 91
SETTLEMENT NOTES (Includes biographies) - 94
 
 
IV. - ELLSWORTH - Partial 97
   - Surface and Soil
 - Settlement
 - First Events
 - Organization
 - First Election
 - Other Records
 - Early Incidents
 - Early Schools
 - Presbyterians
 - The Methodists
 - Cemeteries
 - First Tavern
 - Post-Office and Mail
 - Distilleries
 - Tannery
 - Mills, Stores, Etc.
 - Physicians
 - Notes
 - Semi-Centennial Celebration
 - Business Interests
 - Reflections
 - Poem
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 106
NOTES OF SETTLEMENT (Includes Biographies)- 109
 
 
V. - BERLIN - Partial 1/29/2011 112
   - General Description
 - Organization
 - The First Election
 - School Districts
 - Justices
 - Settlement
 - BERLIN
 - Turkey Broth Creek
 - Hard Times
 - A Narrow Escape
 - Mills
 - Tannery
 - Merchants
 - Taverns
 - Wilson's Store
 - Physicians
 - Post-Offices
 - Early Schools
 - The First Wedding
 - An Incident of Slavery Days
 - Church History
 - The German Church
 - The Methodists
 - The United Brethren
 - Mount Carmel Evangelical Church
 - Zion Church
 - The Christians
 - Cemeteries
 - Berlin Business Directory
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 120
MORE BIOGRAPHIES - 124
 
 
VI. - AUSTINTOWN - Finished 1/26/2020 126
   - Physical Features
 - Ancient Works
 - Timber
 - Early Records
 - Settlement
 - Early Days
 - The First Church
 - The First Schools
 - Taxes Long Ago
 - Church History
 - The Disciples
 - The Baptists
 - The Presbyterians
 - The Covenanters
 - Evangelicals
 - The United Brethren
 - The Evangelical Ebenezer Church
 - WEST AUSTINTOWN
 - AUSTINTOWN CENTER
 - Coal Mines
 - Other Business Interests
 - Graveyards
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 134
NOTES OF SETTLEMENT
(Includes Biographies) - 135
 
 
VII. - JACKSON - Partial 146
   - General Description
 - Timber
 - Coal
 - Settlement
 - Taxes in 1803
 - First Events
 - Early Schools
 - Early Mills
 - Church History
 - The Old Log Church
 - The Covenanters
 - The Methodist Church
 - Lutheran and German Reformed Church
 - The Disciples
 - First Presbyterian Church
 - Graveyards
 - In Early Days
 - Justices of the Peace
 - The Village
 - Merchants
 - Physicians
 - Industries
 - The First Tavern
 - Other Matters
 - The Post-Office
 - North Jackson High School
BIOGRAPHIAL SKETCHES - 156
NOTES OF SETTLEMENT (Includes biographies)- 156
 
 
VIII. -

COITSVILLE - Partial - updated 1/26/2020

163
   - Introductory - 163
 - Purchase and Survey - 163
 - Organization and First Election - 163
 - Interesting Township Records - 163
 - Taxes in 1803 - 164
 - Early Settlers - 164
 - Hard Times - 168
 - Highways - 168
 - Encounter With a Bear - 169
 - The Struthers Tragedy - 169
 - Religious History - 170
 - The First Marriage - 171
 - Early Schools - 171
 - Mills - 171
 - Distilleries - 171
 - Morals - 171
 - Burial Places - 172
 - The Villages - 172
 - Early Justices of the Peace - 172
 - Post-Office - 172
 - Tanneries - 172
 - Incidents of the 1812 War - 172
 - Religious Excitement - 173
 - NOTES ON SETTLEMENT (Includes Biographies)- 172
 
 
IX. - MILTON - Partial 178
   - Early Township Officers - 178
 - Settlement - 178
 - Price's Mills - 182
 - An Extinct Village - 182
 - Church History - 183
 - The Presbyterians - 183
 - The Methodists - 183
 - The Disciples - 184
 - Burial Places - 184
 - Post Offices - 184
 - Physicians - 184
 - The First Schools - 184
 - In the Wild Woods - 185
 - Miscellaneous - 185
 - A Bear Story - 185
NOTES OF SETTLEMENT (Includes biographies) - 186
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X. - BEAVER - Finished 1/30/2020 189
   - The Pioneers - 189
 - Civil List - 191
 - Mining and Manufacturing - 191
 - NORTH LIMA - 191
 - EAST LEWISTOWN - 192
 - Schools and Churches - 192 
 
 
XI. - GOSHEN - Finished 193
   - First Settlements - 193
 - Organization - 195
 - Schools and Churches - 195
 
 
XII. - GREEN - Finished 1/30/2020 196
   - Early Settlements - 196
 - Organization - 198
 - GREEN VILLAGE - 198
 - WASHINGTONVILLE - 198
 - NEW ALBANY - 198
 - Schools - 198
 
 
XIII. - SMITH - Finished 1/30/2020 199
   - Early Settlement - 199
 - Organization - 201
 - NORTH BENTON - 201
 - WESTVILLE - 201
 - BELOIT - 201
 - EAST ALLIANCE - 201
 - Churches and Schools - 201
 
 
XIV. - SPRINGFIELD - Finished 1/30/2020 202
   - Pioneer Settlers - 202
 - Civil List - 203
 - The Coal Interests - 203
 - PETERSBURGH - 203
 - NEW SPRINGFIELD - 204
 - NEWMIDDLETON - 205
 
 
 

TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES OF
TRUMBULL COUNTY

CHAPTER   PAGE
I. - HOWLAND - Started 2/5/2020 207
   - General Features - 207
 - Pioneer Settlement - 207
 - Organization - 208
 - Food and Clothing of Pioneers - 209
 - Early Schools - 210
 - Churches - 210
 - Dr. Seely - 210
 - First Events - 211
 - Public Officers - 211
 - The Big Storm - 211
 - Wild Animals and Hunts - 211
 - An Epidemic - 212
 - Accidents - 212
 - Mills - 212
 - Stone Quarries - 213
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 213
NOTES OF SETTLEMENTS (Includes biographies) - 218
 
 
II. - WEATHERSFIELD - Started 2/6/2020 221
   - General Descripton - 221
 - Organization - 221
 - The Salt Springs - 221
 - Settlement - 222
 - Early Schools - 225
 - Post Offices - 225
 - Temperance Work - 226
 - Early Mills - 226
 - An Unperformed Miracle - 226
 - Mormon Meetings - 226
 - Cemeteries - 227
 - Naomi Eaton - 227
 - NILES - 227
     - Business Beginnings - 228
     - Incorporation - 228
     - Fire Department - 229
     - Physicians - 229
     - Attorneys - 229
     - Niles Schools - 229
     - Mercantile - 230
     - Hotels - 231
     - Banking - 231
     - Industries -
       - The Ward Rolling Mill - 231
       - The Russia Sheet Iron Mills - 231
       - The Elizabeth Furnace - 232
       - The Thomas Furnace - 232
       - Globe Foundry and Machine Works - 232
       - Niles Iron Works - 232
       - Falcon Iron and Nail Works - 232
       - Niles Boiler Works - 232
       - Niles Fire-Brick Works - 233
       - Saw-Mill and Planing Mill - 233
       - Newspapers - 233
     - Niles Churches
       - Methodist Church - 233
       - Presbyterian Church - 234
       - Disciple Church - 234
       - Primitive Methodists - 234
       - Baptist Church - 235
       - Catholic Church - 235
       - Welsh Presbyterian Church 235
     - Secret Societies
       - Masonic 235
       - Odd Fellows - 235
       - The Forresters - 235
 - MINERAL RIDGE - 236
     - Incorporatoin - 236
     - Coal and Iron - 236
     - Merchants - 237
     - Physicians - 237
     - Mineral Ridge Flouring Mill - 237
     - Mineral Ridge Furnaces - 237
     - Odd Fellows - 237
     - First Presbyterian Church - 238
     - Methodist Episcopal Church - 238
     - Disciples Church - 239
     - Catholic Church - 239
     - Welsh Church - 239
     - Mineral Ridge Schools - 239
 - OHLTOWN - 239
     - Ohltown Methodist Episcopal Church - 239
     - Other Churches - 239
     - Ohltown Select School - 239
 - WEATHERSFIELD - 239
     - Weathersfield Churches - 239
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 240
SETTLEMENT NOTES
(includes biographies) - 240
 
 
III. - HARTFORD - Started 1/28/2020 250
   - General Features - 250
 - First Settlement - 252
 - Dutch Ridge Settlement - 253
 - Indian Hunting Camp - 253
 - A Den of Snakes - 253
 - Other Early Settlers - 254
 - Early Events - 254
 - Epidemic of 1813 - 255
 - A Bear Story - 255
 - Bear Hunt - 256
 - Ring, or Wolf Hunt - 257
 - The Old Church - 257
 - Later Settlers - 257
 - Anti-Slavery Movement - 258
 - Mills - 258
 - Independence Day - 259
 - Schools - 259
 - Military - 261
 - Ladies' Aid Society - 262
 - Public Houses - 263
 - Postal Matters - 263
 - Merchants - 264
 - Physicians - 264
 - Congregational Church - 264
 - Hartford Methodist Church - 267
 - Disciples Church - 267
 - Brockway Mills Methodist Episcopal Church - 267
 - Masonry - 267
 - Burg Hill Grange No. 1107 - 268
 - Cemeteries - 269
 - ORANGEVILLE - 269
     - Baptist Church - 271
     - Orange Methodist Church - 271
     - United Brethren Church - 271
     - Old People - 271
 - Miscellaneous Items - 272
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 274
BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES - 286
 
 
IV. - KINSMAN 288
   - Location and Ownership - 288
 - Indians - 289
 - Ancient Remains - 289
 - Survey and First Improvements - 289
 - Early Settlement - 290
 - Early Events - 292
 - Roads - 293
 - Schools and School Buildings - 294
 - Kinsman Academy - 295
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 296
NOTES OF SETTLEMENT (Includes Biographies) - 305
 
 
V. - FARMINGTON 316
   - Location and Natural Features - 316
 - Ownership and Survey - 317
 - Settlement - 317
 - Later Settlers - 321
 - Early Townshp Elections - 323
 - Early Incidents - 323
 - Militia - 324
 - Early Events - 324
 - Manners and Customs - 325
 - Hotels - 325
 - Stores - 326
 - Churches - 326
 - Masonic Society - 327
 - Masonic - 327
 - Physicians - 327
 - The Cemetery - 327
 - Post Offices - 328
 - Industries - 328
 - Western Reserve Seminary - 329
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 330
SETTLEMENT NOTES (Includes biographies) - 331
 
 
VI. - BRISTOL - Started 1/26/2020 332
   - Introductory - 332
 - Survey - 332
 - The Pioneers - 332
 - Organization - 335
 - First Election - 335
 - Name - 335
 - BRISTOLVILLE - 335
     - Early Schools - 335
     - Churches - 335
       - The Congregational Church - 336
       - The Methodist Episcopal Church - 336
       - The Disciple Church - 337
       - Cemeteries - 337
       - Post-Offices - 337
       - Early Mills - 337
       - Hunting Adventures - 338
       - In Early Days - 338
       - An Ancient Well - 339
       - Other Interesting Discoveries - 339
       - The Indians - 339 
 
 
VII. - BROOKFIELDV 346
   - Organization - 346
 - Population and Industries - 346
 - Villages - 347
 - Proprietorship - 347
 - Early Settlements - 347
 - Schools - 349
 - Indians - 349
 - The Brookfield Agricultural Society - 349
 - The Presbyterian (Old School) Church - 350
 - The Methodists - 351
 - The Disciples Church - 351
 - Notes of Settlement - 351
 
 
VIII. - HUBBARD - Started 1/31/2020 357
   - Introductory - 357
 - Ownership, Etc. - 358
 - Settlement - 358
 - Early Events - 360
 - Early Schools - 360
 - Early Industries - 360
 - HUBBARD VILLAGE - 360
     - Incorporation - 361
     - Iron Manufacture - 361
     - Hubbard Flouring Mill - 361
     - Hubbard National Bank - 361
     - Newspapers - 361
     - Hubbard Schools - 362
     - Methodist Episcopal Church - 362
     - Presbyterian Church - 362
     - The Baptist Church - 362
     - The Disciples Church - 363
     - Catholic Church - 363
     - Welsh Congregational Church - 363
     - Welsh Baptist Church - 363
     - The Lutherab Church - 364
     -  Coalburg Churches - 364
     - Cemeteries - 364
     - Odd Fellows - 364
     - Temple of Honor - 364
     - Forresters - 364
 - COALBURG - 365
 - Coal Operations - 365
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 365
 - Settlement Notes (includes biographies) - 367
 
 
IX. - VERNON - NOT STARTED YET 368
   - Proprietorship - 369
 - Location and Boundary - 369
 - Surface Features, Soil, etc. - 369
 - Drainage and Railways - 369
 - Population - 369
 - Early Settlement - 370
 - Schools - 372
 - The Presbyterian Church - 372
 - The Free-Will Baptist Church - 373
 - United Brethren Church - 374
 - Other Churches - 375
 - The Anti-Slavery Movement - 375
 - Four and Saw-Mill - 375
 - Villages - 375
     - Burg Hill
     - Vernon Center
 - Indians - 376
 - The Indian Funeral - 376
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 376
 - Notes on Settlements (Includes biographies) - 381
 
 
X. - BLOOMFIELD - In Process 384
   - General Features - 385
 - Ronghal Owners - 385
 - Survey - 385
 - The First Settler - 385
 - Early Settlers - 386
 - Anecdotes and Incidents - 388
 - Treed by Wolves - 388
 - Trapping A Bear - 388
 - Practical Joking - 389
 - Howe's Dog Argus - 389
 - Rescue of Slaves - 389
 - Early Events - 390
 - Mills - 391
 - The First Store - 391
 - The Village Hotel - 391
 - The Post Office - 391
 - Early Schools - 391
 - Representatives - 391
 - Physicians - 391
 - Methodist Episcopal Church - 392
 - The Congregational Church - 392
 - The Disciples' Church - 392
 - The Cemetery - 393
 - Township Directory - 393
 - Masonic - 393
 - Schools - 394
 - Road and Railroad Facilities - 394
 - The Swamp - 394
 - Settlement Notes - 394
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 398
 
 
XI. - JOHNSTON - NOT STARTED 400
   - Sickness - 403
 - Early Religious Meetings - 403
 - First Methodist Episcopal Church - 404
 - Later Settlements - 405
 - Organization of Township - 406
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 406
 - Notes on Settlements (Includes small biographies) - 407
 
XII. - FOWLER - NOT STARTED 411
   - Pioneer History - 412
 - The War of 1812 - 415
 - Pioneer Customs - 415
 - Wild Animals - 416
 - Schools - 416
 - A Distillery - 416
 - The Congregational Church - 417
 - The United Brethren - 417
 - The Methodist Church - 417
 - The Disciples Church - 417
 - Physicians of Fowler - 417
 - Miscellaneous - 417
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 418
 - Settlement Notes - 419
 
XIII. - LIBERTY - NOT STARTED 430
   - Population, Etc. - 430
 - The Plats - 430
 - Early settlements - 431
 - Church Hill - 432
 - The Presbyterian Church - 433
 - Methodist Episcopal Church, Church Hill - 435
 - Schools - 435
 - The Presbyterian Church (Old School) - 436
 - GIRARD - 436
     - Methodist Episcopal Church (Girard) - 436
     - The Disciples Church (Girard) - 436
     - The Apostolic Christian Assembly - 437
     - The Lutheran Church (German) - 437
     - The Girard Union School - 437
     - Court Lily of Girard No. 6625 - 438
     - Amalgamated Association of Iron & Steel Workers - 438
     - Friendship Lodge NO. 65, Knights of Pythias - 438
     - The Girard Stove Works - 438
     - The Girard Flour-Mill - 439
     - Girard Tannery - 439
     - The Girard Savings Bank - 439
     - The Corns Iron Company Rolling-Mills - 439
     - The Girard Iron Company Furnace - 439
 - SODOM - 440
     - The Evangelical Association Church - 440
     - The Methodist Protestant Church - 440
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 441
 - Notes of Settlement (Includes short biographies) - 442- 448
 
 
XIV. - VIENNA - NOT STARTED 448
   - Settlement - 448-451
 - The Indians - 451
 - Hunting Reminiscences - 451
 - Soldiers of the War of 1812 - 451
 - First Events - 451
 - The First Schools - 451
 - The Presbyterian Church - 452
 - The Methodist Church - 452
 - The Catholic Church - 453
 - The Cemetery - 453
 - Odd Fellows - 453
 - Royal Templars of Temperance - 453
 - Temple of Honor - 453
 - Coal Mining - 453
 - Manufacture of Rakes - 453
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 454
 - Settlement Notes (Includes short biographies) - 455-457
 
 
XV. - NEWTON - Started 2/6/2020 457
   - Population - 458
 - Organization and Proprietorship 458
 - Justices of the Peace - 458
 - The RIVER SETTLEMENT - 458
 - Church at "River" Settlement - 459
 - Duck Creek Settlement - 459
 - Schools at Duck Creek - 459
 - Religious Organizations - 460
 - Distillery - 460
 - Incidents - 460
 - Indians - 460
 - Wild Game 461
 - Settlement at NEWTON FALLS - 461
     - Newton Falls - 462
     - Survey of Village - 462
     - Churches at Newton Falls - 463
     - Church Organization - 463
     - The Disciples Church, Newton Falls - 464
     - Methodist Episcopal Church - 464
     - The Lutheran and German Reformed Church - 464
     - Cemetery - 465
     - Schools - 465
     - The Woolen Mills - 466
     - Newton Falls Foundry - 466
     - Newton Falls Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, No. 462 - 466
     - The Mahoning Valley Agricultural Association - 466
     - The Mahoning Valley Grange, No. 1271 - 467
     - Physicians - 467
 - Settlement Notes - 467 - 472
 
XVI. - GUSTAVUS - Partial 2/5/2020 472
   - Geographical and Physical Features - 472
 - Name - 472
 - Settlement - 472 - 473
 - Organization - 474
 - Pioneer Reminiscences - 474
 - Temperance - 474
 - In 1812 - 474
 - A Night with Wolves - 475
 - A Bear Story - 475
 - Post Office - 475
 - Stores - 476
 - Physicians - 476
 - The First Saw-Mill - 476
 - Gustavus Academy - 476
 - Masonic - 477
 - Church History - 477
 - Methodist Episcopal Church - 477
 - The Presbyterian Church - 477
 - The Congregational Church - 478
 
 
XVII. - BAZETTA - Partial 2/5/2020 478
   - Location and Boundary - 479
 - Population and Industries - 479
 - Mills and Factories - 480
 - The Diamond Cheese Factory - 480
 - The Cortland Cheese Factory - 480
 - Early Settlement - 480 - 481
 - Wild Animals - 481
 - CORTLAND - 482
     - Incorporation - 482
     - Newpapers - 482
     - Schools - 483
     - Cortland High School - 483
     - Early Schools - 483
     - The Presbyterian Church - 483
     - The Disciples Church - 484
     - The Methodist Episcopal Church - 484
     - The United Brethren Church - 484
     - The Temple, or West Bazetta Church - 484
     - The Independence Corner Church - 485
     - The Bible Church - 485
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 485
 - NOTES OF SETTLEMENT - 487 - 491
 
 
XVIII. - MESOPOTAMIA - Finished 1/25/2020 492
   - Introductory - 492
 - Organization - 492
 - First Officers - 492
 - Ownership - 492
 - Settlement - 492 - 496
 - Early Schools - 496
 - Church History - 496
 - Burial Places - 496
 - Mills, Stores, Etc. - 496
 - The Indians - 497
 - Swine Creek - 497
 - The Early Records - 497
 - In the War of 1812 - 498
 - Stone Quarry - 498
 - Post-Office - 498
 - The Soldier's Monument - 498
 - Township Directory - 498
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 498 - 500
 - Settlement Notes - 500 - 501

 - The Early Records - 497
 
XIX. - BRACEVILLE - NOT STARTED 501
   - First Settlements - 501 - 503
 - Justices of the Peace - 503
 - Constables - 503
 - Post-Offices - 504
 - Schools - 504
 - A Terrific Tornado - 504 - 506
 - Cemetery - 506
 - Religious Organizations - 506
 - Methodist Episcopal Church - 506
 - The United Brethren Church - 507
 - The Disciples (Christian) Church, Braceville Center - 507
 - Phalanx Flour Mill - 509
 - The Trumbull Phalanx Company - 509
 - The Cheese-Box Factory - 509
 - Eagle Creek Cheese Factory - 509
 - Settlement Notes - 509 - 512
 
 
XX. - MECCA - NOT STARTED 512
   - General Features - 512
 - Ownership - 513
 - Settlement - 513 - 515
 - Organization - 515
 - A Dense Wilderness - 515
 - Primitive Agriculture - 515
 - The First Houses - 515
 - Elections - 515
 - The Congregational Church - 515
 - The Free-Will Baptist Church - 516
 - The Baptist Church - 516
 - Methodist Episcopal Church - 517
 - The Disciples' Church - 517
 - Miscellaneous Notes - 517
 - WEST MECCA - 517
     - Mecca Oil - 518
     - Lumbering - 518
 
 
XXI. - SOUTHINGTON - NOT STARTED 519
   - Organization - 519
 - The First Election - 519
 - Original Ownership - 520
 - Settlement - 520
 - First Events - 520
 - The Settlers - 520 - 523
 - Schools and School-Houses - 523
 - Church History - 524
 - Methodist Church - 524
 - The Baptists - 524
 - The Presbyterians - 524
 - The Disciples' Church - 524
 - The Evangelical Church - 525
 - German Reformed and Lutheran Church - 525
 - Cemeteries - 525
 - Miscellaneous Items - 526
 - Cheese-Making - 526
 - Early Industries - 526
 - The Settler's Cabin - 526
 - Incidents of Pioneer Life - 526
 - Temperance Raisings - 527
 - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES - 527 - 532
 - Notes of Settlements (Includes small biographies) - 532 - 536
 
 
XXII. - LORDSTOWN - NOT STARTED 536
   - Natural Drainage - 536
 - Location - 536
 - Early Settlements - 536 - 537
 - First Official Acts and Indentures - 537
 - Name, etc. - 537
 - Industries - 537
 - LORDSTOWN CENTER - 538
     - Schools - 538
     - First Elections - 540
     - Temperance and Morality - 540
     - Early Meetings at Ohltown - 540
     - The Methodist Episcopal Church, Lordstown Center - 541
     - The United Brethren Church, East Lrodstown - 541
     - The Disciple Church, Lordstown Center 541
     - The English Lutheran Church - (Bailey's Corners.) - 543
     - The Ladies Aid Society - 543
 - BAILEY'S CORNERS - 544
 - Notes of Settlement (Includes short biographies) - 545 - 549
 
XXIII. - CHAMPION - NOT STARTED 549
   - Location, Surface, and Soil - 549
 - Timber - 550
 - The Red Men - 550
 - Late Settlement and its Cause - 550
 - The First Settlers - 550
 - The Later Settlers - 551
 - Hunting - 553
 - The First Roads - 553
 - Organization and First Election - 554
 - Sixty Years Ago - 554
 - Early Schools - 554
 - Presbyterian Curch - 555
 - Methodist Episcopal Church - 555
 - The United Brethren - 556
 - Cemeteries - 556
 - Post-Office - 556
 - Various Facts and Items - 556
 - Saw-Mills - 556
 - Industries - 556
 - Notes on Settlement (Includes small biographies) - 557 - 560
 
XXIV. - GREENE - NOT STARTED 561
   - Streams - 561
 - First Settlements - 561
 - Township Organization - 562
 - Churches and Schools - 563
 - Mills - 563
 - Notes and Incidents - 563
 - Settlement Notes (Includes small biographies) - 565 - 566
 

 

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