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Morgan County,
Ohio

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Source: Daily Iowa State Register
Dated: May 19, 1867
     WE notice in the Morgan County, Ohio Herald, a mention of the fact of the change of Postmasters at this place.  The article concludes as follows, and shows the popularity of Mr. TEESDALE at his old home:
     Mr. TEESDALE edited and published "The Ohio Whig Standard" in this place in 1840-1-2, and removed to the West in 1843.  We are glad to learn that he still lives, and doubt not that he is true as steel to the advanced principles of the day.  He has hosts of friends here who will be gratified to hear from him.
Source: Memphis Daily Avalanche - Tennessee
Dated: January 25, 1868
Mrs. Mary Newman, now living in Malta township, Morgan county, Ohio, was born in Philadelphia in 1770; was married in 1788, and some years later removed to Ohio.  She has now living seven children, the eldest seventy-nine and the youngest fifty-nine; fifty-six grandchildren; one hundred and sixty-one great grandchildren, and eighteen of a still later generation, one of these latter being now fourteen years of age.
Source: Cincinnati Daily Enquirer
Dated: July 11, 1870
GILLESPIE - MEDLEY - In Stockport, Ohio, June 30, Mr. Thomas GILLESPIE to Miss Mary MEDLY, both of Morgan County.
Source: New Hampshire Sentinel
Dated: Jan. 15, 1874
Some children named Hurst in Morgan County, Ohio made candy from some sorghum in a brass kettle. It killed three of them and made two very sick.
 
Source: Wheeling Register - West Virginia
Dated: Oct. 15, 1894
A BIG BLAZE IN OHIO
The town of Chester Hill, Morgan County, Almost Destroyed by Incendiaries
Special to the Register
ZANESVILLE, O., October 14 - Chester Hill, Morgan County, was almost totally destroyed by fire this morning, and ten business blocks, beside fifty dwellings, are in ruins.
     The fire  originated _______nd is supposed to _____ incendiaries, who_____ng in their work around the neighborhood.
     As ___g wind was blowing and the town not having any water facilities, the fire had full sway.
     A number of narrow escapes were reported and a woman named SHRANAHAN was so overcome with the heat that her life is despaired of.
     The loss is estimated at $75,000, with no insurance.
Source: Boston Journal - Massachussets
Dated: Apr. 27, 1916
DEATH NOTICE:
BLAKE - In Malta on April 21 Elizabeth C., widow of William J. Blake.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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