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Muskingum County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

Source:
1794
HISTORY OF MUSKINGUM COUNTY,
with
ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
of
PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS
Published By
J. F. Everhart & Co.
1882
 
    Pages
  AUTHOR AND COMPILER'S PREFACE 3-4
  PUBLISHER'S PREFACE 4


CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. - THE MOUND BUSINESS -
 - The Brush Creek Mound and its Disclosures
10-26
CHAPTER II. - THE AMERICAN INDIANS
 - In Ohio and the Muskingum Valley
26-43
CHAPTER III - POLITICAL HISTORY - PARTIALLY TRANSCRIBED 8/13/2018
 - Legislation and Officers of the Law
 - Court Houses and Jails
43-66
CHAPTER IV - ZANESVILLE-
 - As a trading Post
 - Ebenezer Zane
 - Indian Trail
 - Zane's Patent
 - Zane, McCulloch, Putnam, Dr. Mathews, Whipple, Jona Davenport, Isaac Zane, John McInrie, King Louis Phillipe
 - Fourth of July 1800
 - Zanesville Incorporated
 - Boys and Girls of 1820-21
 - Dam
 - Land Office
 - Revenue
 - Street Railways
 - Industries of 1881, etc., etc.
66-99
CHAPTER V. - TOWN PLAT OF ZANESVILLE
 - Described
99-109
CHAPTER VI. - UNITED STATES MAIL
 - In Zanestown in 1794 and Zanesville in 1881
109-113
CHAPTER VII. - BOATS AND BOATING 113-115
CHAPTER VIII. - BURYING GROUNDS 115
CHAPTER IX. - SCHOOLS
 - The First School
 - The First Public School Building
 - Seminary
 - Academy
 - McIntire School
 - School Law
 - Board of Education
 - First Graded School
 - Graded System Completed
 - First Superintendent
 - First Lady Principal
 - Teachers
 - Superintendent's Report
 - Attendance for the Last Ten Years
 - Cost of the Schools for the Last Ten Years
 - Regulations
 - Boundaries of Districts
 - Directors from 1838 to 1881, inclusive.
 - Parochial Schools
 -
St. Columbia's Academy
 - German Lutheran School.
 - Zanesville Business College
116-140
CHAPTER X. - PHYSICIANS AND MEDICAL SOCIETIES 141
CHAPTER XI. - PUTNAM
 - The Town of Springfield
 - Putnam Hill Park
 - First Store
 - First Physicians
 - First Child Born
 - Post Office
 - M. E. Church
 - Blacksmiths
 - Deaths
 - Tanneries
 - Taverns
 - Banks
 - Name of Town Changed
 - Manufacturing Company
 - Woolen Mills
 - Potteries
 - Oil Mill
 - Societies
 - Foundry
 - Village Incorporated
 - Glass Works
 - Bucket Factory
 - Loan and Savings Association
 - Classical Institute
 - Annexation to Zanesville
 - "Cliffwood"
 - Merchants, Mechanics and Professional Men of Springfield
 - Reminiscences
 - Natchez
143-157
CHAPTER XII. - ECCLESIASTICAN HISTORY
 - Embracing twenty-two Religious Organizations within the limits of Zanesville
157-187
CHAPTER XIII. - SECRET SOCIETIES
 - The Masonic Fraternity and Directory
 - Odd Fellows' Fraternity and their Benevolent Association
 - Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (Colored)
 - Druids
 - Independent Order of Red Men
 - Knights of Pythias
 - B'Nai Berith
 - Kresher Shel Barsel
 - Knights of Honor
 - Royal Arcanum
 - Patriotic Order Sons of America
187-204
CHAPTER XIV. - THE PRESS
 - The Weekly Advocate
 - The Zanesville Courier
 - The Daily Democrat
 - The Daily Era
 - The Zanesville Post
 - The Zanesville Signal
 - The City Times
 - The Daily Morning Times
 - The Dresden Chronicle
 - New Concord Enterprise
 - Universal Sorrow when President Garfield Died
205-216
CHAPTER XV. - WATER WORKS 216
CHAPTER XVI. - BANKS AND BANKING 217
CHAPTER XVII. - FIRE DEPARTMENT 220-225
CHAPTER XVIII. - SOCIETIES
 - The Ohio Bible Society
 - Temperance
 - Emancipation
 - St. Nicholas
 - Old Settlers
 - Y. M. C. A.
 - Building
 - Woman's Benevolent
 - St. Joseph's
225-239
CHAPTER XIX. - LIBRARY 240
CHAPTER XX. - TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE 241
CHAPTER XXI. - ELECTIONS
 - Since the Adoption of the Present City Charter
242
CHAPTER XXII. - MUSIC
 - "Mess Johnson" and his Viol
 - First Reed and String Band
 - Harmonic Band
 - Mechanics' Band
 - Atwood's Brass Band
 - Bauer's Band
 - Heck's Band and Orchestra
 - Organs and Pianos
 - Vocal Music
 - H. D. Munson
 - Music in the Public Schools
 - Harmonic Society
 - Music Store
 - Professors Lilenthall, Walberg, Machold, Miller, Strachauer, Meising, Row and Luse. 
 - Musical Societies - Concordia, Mannerchor, Frohsinn, Harmonic, German Singing Society
 - Choral Association
 - The Mendelssohn Glee Club
243-246
CHAPTER XXIII. - FINE ART
 - In Zanesville
250
CHAPTER XXIV. - THE OPERA HOUSE 252
CHAPTER XXV. - ELEEMOSYNARY INSTITUTIONS
 - Muskingum County Infirmary
 - John McIntire's Will
 - Muskingum County Children's Home
 - John McIntire Children's Home
253
CHAPTER XXVI. - MUSKINGUM IMPROVEMENT 259
CHAPTER XXVII. - RAILROADS 261
CHAPTER XXVIII. - AGRICULTURAL AND HORTICULTURAL SOCIETIES 265
CHAPTER XXIX. - GEOLOGICAL REPORT OF MUSKINGUM COUNTY
 - A. B. Andrews
267-279
CHAPTER XXX. - MILITARY HISTORY OF MUSKINGUM COUNTY 279-320
CHAPTER XXXI. - THE MUSKINGUM MISSION 320-328


TOWNSHIP HISTORIES, CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED.

TOWNSHIP Date
of
Settlement
Page
Falls - Partially done 8/11/2018 1790 329
Muskingum - Partially done 8/11/2018 1797 336
Newton - Partially done 8/11/2018 1797 341
Harrison 1798 347
Jefferson and Cass 1799 352
Madison 1800 360
Salt Creek 1800 375
Washington 1801 371
Adams 1801 377
Perry 1802 380
Springfield 1802 383
Wayne 1802 392
TOWNSHIP Date
of
Settlement
Page
Licking 1802 401
Hopewell 1803 408
Union from 1803 to 1806 415
Blue Rock 1805 425
Rich Hill 1805 439
Meigs 1807 453
Highland 1808 451
Monroe 1810 456
Salem 1810 460
Brush Creek 1810 467
Clay - Finished 8/11/2018 1812 473
Jackson 1815 475


PORTRAITS AND VIEWS

Church, Elijah Hart 24
Foley, Geo W. 32
Spangler, Benj. F. 32
Amos, James W. 32
Larzelere, J. R. 40
Court House, Zanesville, OH 56
Jewett, H. J. 64
Buckingham, A. 72
Schultz's Opera House, Zanesville, OH 76
Wiles, L. & Son, Zanesville, OH 81
Shinnick Block, Zanesville, OH 81
Glessner & Gilbert (Paper Mill) 89
Spangler & Finley - Rm 10, Rms 8-9, Wm. J. Finley, T. F. Spangler 92-216
Spangler & Finley - Horse and Carriage
Spangler & Finley - Real Estate Bulletin
betw.
93-94
American Ancaustic Tile Co. 97
Clark, S. W. (Lumber Yard) 97
Passenger Depot, P., C. & St. L. R. R., Zanesville, OH betw.
104-105
Sturtevant & Martin 112
High School 120
Werner, H. C. (interior of store) 128
Herdman, Harris & Co. 136
Farquhar, O. C. 140
Putnam Female Seminary 144
Epply, William (Farm) 168
Allen, J. B. (Residence) 168
Frank, L. & Son 192
Grant, Alexander (Dry Goods Store) 192
Bailey & Porter 200
Graham, W. H. & Co. 232
Spencer, E. 240
County Infirmary 252
McIntyre Children's Home 252
Stevens, W. (Wheeler Stevens' Wholesale Store), Zanesville, OH 256
Schoene, H. 264
Allen & Munson (iron fence manufactory), Zanesville, OH 272
Merkle, A. (Merkle's Brewery), Zanesville, OH 280
Ungemach & Stern (canning house), Zanesville, OH 280
Blandy, B. A. (Residence) 288
Dodd, J. H. 296
England Bros., Zanesville, OH 304
Jacobs, C. & Co., Rheumatic Powders, 304
Hermann, J. J., LiquorStore, Zanesville, OH 320
Griffith & Wedge, Zanesville, OH 328
Lemert, L. J. & Son, Dresden, OH 352
Rambo, L. & Co., Dresden, OH 352
Barron, O. W. (store & Residence) 360
Rambo Bros., Crescent Mills, Dresden, OH 368
Adams, J. L. & Co. (Dresden Stove Works) 368
Lemert & Brammer 376
Hewitt, Samuel, Perry Twp., OH 384
Muskingum College, New Concord, OH 420
Speer, A. & Son (store) 424
Wilkins, H. H. (store & dwelling) 424
The Times 432
The Signal 440
The Weekly Visitor 448

 

 

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