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Welcome to
Morrow County,  Ohio
History & Genealogy


 

 History of
Morrow County
and
Ohio
Chicago: 
O. L. Baskin, Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street
1880

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Sharon Wick

 

PART I.
HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OHIO
(May be transcribed at a later date)
 

PART II.
HISTORY OF MORROW COUNTY
 

CHAPTER I - INTRODUCTION - Physical Features - Forests - Story of the Rocks - Different Shales - Drift, etc. - County Boundaries - Geoponcis - Stock Raising - Fine Sheep - Material Resources - Quarries, etc........................... pg. 165
 
CHAPTER II - PRE-HISTORIC RACES - Their Works - Indian Occupation - The Palefaces - Erection of the County - Growth of County Business - Early Newspapers and Editors - A Frontier Philanthropist............ pg. 197
 
CHAPTER III - THE PROFESSIONS - Early Lawyers - Courts - The Present Bar - Pioneer Physicians - Modern Practice - Medical Society - Churches and Schools - Politics - Railroads - Their Invention - Roads in the County ....... pg. 229
 
CHAPTER IV - WAR RECORD - Patriots of '76 - Indian Struggles - 1812 Soldiers - War with Mexico - Soldiers from Morrow County - The Late Rebellion - Sketches of Different Regiments - Drafts, etc..............pg. 257
 
CHAPTER V - GILEAD TOWNSHIP - Topographical - Boundaries - Settlement - Pioneer Industries - Social Equality - Progress - Towns Laid Out - Christianity - Schools Established - Temperance Movement - Underground Railway ...... pg. 289
 
CHAPTER VI - MOUNT GILEAD. - The County Seat - Population, Records, etc. - Additions to the Town - Advantage of Location - Business Enterprises - Banks - The Press - Educational and Religious - Shortline - Cemeteries - Levering Station .......  pg. 303
 
CHAPTER VII - CARDINGTON TOWNSHIP - Introduction - The Bunker Settlement - Other Pioneers - The Village - Its Improvements - Indian Traditions - Schools of Township and Village - Schoolhouses ...... pg. 318
 
CHAPTER VIII - VILLAGE OF CARDINGTON - The C. C. & C. Railroad - Growth of the Village - Municipal Activity - Mercantile and Manufacturing Enterprises - Religious and Benevolent Societies - Burying Grounds.... pg. 332  PARTIALLY DONE 12/16/2015
 
CHAPTER IX - CHESTER TOWNSHIP - Introduction and Topography - Advent of the Whites - Early Buildings and Improvements - Towns and their Growth - Chesterville in the New County - Christianity - Schools, etc. ..... 350
 
CHAPTER X - WESTFIELD TOWNSHIP - Topographical and Descriptive - Coming of the Pioneers - Capt. Drake - The Aborigines and their Peculiarities - Early improvements - Johnny Appleseed - A Pioneer Incident - Manufacturers - Religious and Educational ...... pg. 373
 
CHAPTER XI - NORTH BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP - Topography - Occupation by the Whites - Progress and Development - Religious - Education - School Statistics - Post Office - Roads, etc. - Towns Laid Out - Their Business and Growth..........pg. 390
 
CHAPTER XII - WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - Introductory - Physical Features - Coming of the Pioneers - Indians - Tanyards - Mills and Distilleries - Underground Railroad - Iberia - Educational - Ohio Central College - Churches..... pg. 398
 
CHAPTER XIII - FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP - Boundaries and Topography - Early Settlement - Pioneer Features - Improvements - Stores and Merchants - Early Society - Churches and Preachers - The Schoolmaster - Educational Statistics...... pg.411
CHAPTER XIV - PERU TOWNSHIP - Description and Topography - The Different Settlements - Streams - Bridge Incident - Village - Churches and Early Preachers - Schools - Additional Pioneers - Sulphur Springs - Relics, etc.....pg. 428
 
CHAPTER XV - CONGRESS TOWNSHIP - Its Physical Geography - Water Courses - Population - The Pioneers - Early Progress and Improvement - Indians - Education - First Schools - Statistics - Religious - Towns...... pg. 439
 
CHAPTER XVI - SOUTH BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP - Geological, etc. - Early Settlement - Incidents - Township Organization - Pioneer Industries - Miscellaneous - Religious - educational - Early Teachers - Towns, etc......... pg. 448
 
CHAPTER XVII - HARMONY TOWNSHIP - Topography and Physical Features - The Pioneers - Their Occupation of the Country - Social Life - Religious - Early Preachers - Educational - Pioneer Schoolhouses - Statistics ..... pg. 465
 
CHAPTER XVIII - CANAAN TOWNSHIP - Topography - Mound Builders - Their Relics and Fortifications - The Whites - An Incident - Indians - Their Intercourse with the Whites - Hardships - Mills, etc. - Pioneer Schools and Churches ......pg. 474
 
CHAPTER XIX - PERRY TOWNSHIP - Introduction - Description and Boundaries - Pioneer Settlements - Remarkable Tree - Indians - Improvements - A Soldier of Napoleon - Christianity and Pioneer Preachers - Educational Towns, etc..............pg 483
 
CHAPTER XX - BENNINGTON TOWNSHIP - Topographical and Descriptive - Early Settlements - Growth and Improvements - Incidents - Churches - Early Preachers - Schools and Schoolhouses ........ pg. 491
 
CHAPTER XXI - TROY TOWNSHIP - Description - Its Streams and Drainage - Character of Soil, etc. - Early Settlement - Pioneer Industries - Religion - Churches and Schools - Statistics - Villages...... pg. 504
 
CHAPTER XXII - LINCOLN TOWNSHIP - Topographical, etc. - The Early Settlement - Progress and Improvements - Township Organization - First Roads and MIlls - Religion and Education - Pedagogues......... pg. 509
 


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