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Welcome to
Portage
County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

 

Source:
History of Portage County, Ohio
Illustrated
Publ.: Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co.
1885

 
 

PART I.
HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY

Geographic Position 17
Early Exploration 17
Discovery of the Ohio 26
English Explorations and Settlements 28
 
American Settlements 53
Division of the Northwet Territory 58
Tecumseh and the War of Eighteen 64
Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War 64

PART II.
HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OHIO.

History of Ohio 73
French History 76
Ordinance of 1787, No. 32 87
Comments upon the Ordinance of 1787 from the Statues of Ohio.  Edited by salmon P. Chase, and Published in the year 1833 91
The War of 1812 107
Banking 111
The Canal System 113
Ohio Land Tracts 114
Improvements 119
State Boundaries 121
 
Organization of Counties 122
Description of Counties 122
Early Events 122
Governors of Ohio 143
Ancient Works 157
Some General Characteristics 160
Outline Geology of Ohio 162
Ohio's Rank During the War of the Rebellion 165
A Brief Mention of Prominent Ohio Generals 177
Some Discussed Subjects 172
Conclusion 181

PART III.
HISTORY OF PORTAGE COUNTY

CHAPTER I. - INTRODUCTORY - ORGANIZATION - AREA AND POPULATION 187 - 197
   - The Primitive Appearance of the Country
 - The Claims of Virginia and Connecticut
 - The Connecticut Western Reserve
 - Donation of Fire Lands, and Sale of the Balance to the Connecticut Land Company
 - Indian Titles Extinguished
 - Ordinance of 1787
 - Arrival of the First Surveying Corps at Conneaut
 - The Reserve Surveyed Into Townships
 - Trials and Sufferings of the Surveyors
 - Erection of Jefferson and Trumbull Counties
 - Organization of Franklin Township
 - Portage County Erected, and Selection of its Seat of Justice
 - First Election, and Organization of the County
 - Minutes of the First Meeting of the Commissioners
 - Original Townships
 - Tax Levies and Collectors of 1808
 - First Year's Receipts and Expenditures
 - Changes in the Western Boundary Line
 - Present Boundaries
 - Origin of the Name of the County
 - The Portage Path
 - Areas and Townships
 - Population Statistics.
 
CHAPTER II.  PORTAGE COUNTY NINETY YEARS AGO - GEOLOGY 198 - 217
   - Portage County Ninety Years Ago
 - Timber and Fruit-Bearing Threes and Vines
 - Roots and Herbage
 - Wild Animals, Birds and Reptiles
 - "Big Hunts
 - General Topography, Streams and Lakes
 - Geology of Portage County
 - Surface Features and Deposits
 - Geological Structures
 - Coal Measures
 - Coal No. 1
 - Coals Nos. 3 and 4
 - Fire Clay
 - Altitudes in Portage County above Lake Erie.
 
CHAPTER III. - ARCHAEOLOGY - INDIAN HISTORY 217 - 228
   - The Pre-Historic Races
 - Mound-Builders
 - Their Great Antiquity
 - Occupation of the Country
 - The Wonderful Monuments Which They Left Behind Them
 - Some Evidences of Their Existence in Portage, County
 - The North America Indians
 - Their Supposed Origin
 - Brief Sketch of Them
 - Indians of Portage County
 - The Great Trail
 - The Indian Chiefs Bigson, Stiguish and Big Cayuga
 - Extracts from the Reminiscences of Christian Cackler the Indians of this Section.
 
CHAPTER IV. - PIONEERS - FIRST SETTLEMENTS 228 - 240
   - The Pioneers of Portage County
 - Their Heroic Perseverance and Privations
 - New England Transplanted on the Connecticut Western Reserve
 - The First Settlement Made Within the Limits of Portage County
 - First Settlers of Mantua, Revenna, Aurora and Atwater Townships
 - Atwater Hall, the First White Child Born in the County
 - First Settlers of Palmyra, Deerfield, Nelson, Rootstown, Randolph, Suffield, Charlestown, Hiram, Franklin, Shalersville, Edinburg, Windham, Paris, Brimfield, Freedom, Streetsboro and Garrettsville Townships
 - The Portage-Summit Pioneer Association.
 
CHAPTER V. - PIONEER DAYS - HABITS, CUSTOMS, ETC. 241 - 260
   - Pioneer Days and Trials
 - Habitations of the First Settlers
 - Furniture, Food and Medicine
 - Habits, Labor and Dress
 - Early Manners and Customs
 - Bees and Weddings
 - The Hominy Block and Pioneer Mills
 - Prices of Store Goods and Produce
 - Items From an Old Cash Book
 - Mode of Living - Churches and Schools
 - Period of the War of 1812
 - Prices After the War
 - First Crops Raised in the County
 - Agricultural Implements of the Pioneers, and Subsequent Improvements Made in Them
 - Pioneer Framing
 - Cheese and Butter Statistics
 - First Stock Brought into the County
 - Stock Statistics Since 1840
 - Statistics of Wheat, Corn, Oats and Hay
 - Total Valuation of Property by Decades
 - Portage County Agricultural Societies
 - Portage County, Horticultural Society.
 
CHAPTER VI. - MILITIA - WAR OF 1812 260- 282
   - First Military Organization on the Western Reserve
 - War of 1812 and First Call for Volunteers
 - John Harmon's Recollections of the War
 - Second Regiment Ohio Militia
 - Capt John Campbell's Company of Volunteers
 - Camp on Barrel Run
 - March to Cleveland, and Embarkation for Lower Sandusky
 - Description of the Trip and Arrival
 - Incidents at the Fort, and Sickness Among the Soldiers
 - Departure for the River Raisin
 - Hull's Surrender
 - Start for Malden, and Arrival at That Point
 - Paroled Prisoners
 - Return Home of the Sick and Paroled Men
 - Deaths in the Command
 - Alarm Caused by the Surrender
 - Regimental Record of the Second Regiment
 - Response to a Call for Troops in 1843
 - Mr. Harmon's Concluding Remarks
 - The Inhabitants of Portage County Fear an Indian Invasion
 - Distressing Incident of the War
 - Re-organization of the Militia
 - Muster Days and Sham Fights.
 
CHAPTER VII. - INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS 282 - 297
   - Internal Improvements
 - The Great Indian Trail
 - Pioneer Roads of Portage County
 - Mail Facilities and Letter Postage
 - Stage Routes and Drivers
 - Canals
 - Early Canal Legislation
 - The Ohio Canal Commenced and Completed
 - Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal
 - The Efforts Made to Have it Built
 - Its Construction and Completion
 - First Boats Arrive at Ravenna
 - Subsequent Success of the Enterprise
 - Causes Which Led to its Abandonment
 - Railroads
 - Cleveland & Pittsburg
 - Cleveland & Mahoning Valley
 - Atlantic & Great Western
 - Cleveland, Youngstown & Pittsburgh
 - Connotton Valley
 - Pittsburgh, Cleveland & Toledo
 - The Proposed Clinton Air Line, and the General Railroad Facilities of the County.
 
CHAPTER VIII - EDUCATIONAL 297 - 309
   - Education in Ohio
 - Lands Granted for Educational Purposes
 - Commissioners of Schools and School Lands in 1822
 - The School Lands Sold and a School Fund Established
 - Pioneer Schools, Schoolhouses, Teachers and Books in Portage County
 - How Teachers were Employed and Paid
 - An Amusing Agreement
 - Growth of Education
 - Government and Progress of Schools Prior to 1851
 - Schools for Colored Youth Established
 - Re-organization of Schools Under the Laws of 1853
 - Present Government of Schools
 
CHAPTER IX - OFFICIAL, POLITICAL, ETC. 309 - 327
   - Public Officers
 - Members of Congress
 - State Senators
 - Territorial and State Representatives
 - County Commissioners
 - Treasurers
 - Clerks
 - Recorders
 - Auditors
 - Sheriffs
 - Coroners
 - Surveyors
 - Probate Judges
 - Seat of Justice and Public Buildings
 - Prison Bounds
 - County Infirmary
 - Political Statistics of Portage County
 - First Election Held, with the Names of the Candidates and Voters
 - Gubernatorial and Presidential Vote.
 
CHAPTER X. - JUDICIARY - MEDICAL 328 - 341
   - The Judiciary
 - Organization of the Court of Common Pleas in Ohio, and its Subsequent Changes
 - Pioneer Courts of Portage County
 - Sessions of 1808 - 09, and the Juries and Trials of Those Two Years
 - Anecdotes of Pioneer Justice in This County
 - Common Pleas Judges
 - Associate Judges
 - Prosecuting Attorneys
 - Riding the Circuit
 - Pioneer Resident and Leading Members of the Bench and Bar
 - Present Bar of Portage County
 - The Portage County Medical Association
 
CHAPTER XI. - NOTED CRIMINAL EVENTS 347 - 361
   - The Most Noted Criminal Events in the History of Portage County
 - Trials and Sentences of the Culprits
 - The Alleged Crime of John McManus
 - The Murder of Mathews by Aunghst
 - The Murder of Commings by Barris
 - The Murder of Catherine McKissen by Her Brother-in-Law, David McKisson
 - The Heathman Manslaughter Case
 - Alanson Baldwin Stabbed to Death by His Nephew, Lemuel W. Price
 - Attempted Killing of Prentiss by Flower
 - The Shorts-Wilson Shooting
 - The Murder of John Rhodenbaugh by Jack Cooper and Joel Beery
 - Harriet Musson Murdered by Wilson S. Roof
 - Shooting by Alfred L. Harris by His Father
 - The Kelso-Montague Case
 - The Newell-Roberts Affair.
 
CHAPTER XII. - THE PRESS 362 - 372
   - The Newspapers of the Past and Present
 - Ravenna Papers
 - Western Courier and the Western Public Advertiser
 - Ohio Star
 
- Watchman
 - Buckeye Democrat
 
- Western Reserve Cabinet and Family Visitor
 - Plain Dealer
 - Portage Sentinel
 - Portage County Whig,
and Home Companion and Whig
 - Portage County Democrat, Republican-Democrat, and Ravenna Republican
 - Independent Press and Reformer
 - Hickory Mail and Fusion Thresher
 - Argus
 - Democratic Press
 - Portage County Republican
 -
Kent Newspapers
 -
Proposed Franklin Gazette
 -
The Omnium Gatherum and its Successors:  The Family Visitor, Literary Casket, Cuyahoga Reporter, Saturday Review, Commercial Bulletin, Saturday Bulletin, and Kent Saturday Bulletin
 - Kent News
of 1867
 - Present Kent News
 -
Garrettsville Newspapers
 - Garretsville Monthly Review
 - Garrettsville Journal
 - Home Bazar
 -
Atwater Newspapers
 - Sharp Sickle
 - Atwater News
 
CHAPTER XIII. - WAR OF THE REBELLION 373 - 391
   - Portage County in the Revellion
 - The Patriotic Feeling of Her People at the Beginning of the Great Struggle for National Life
 - Meetings Held to Denounce Treason and to Support the Government
 - Enrollment of Volunteers Under the President's First Call, and Their Departure for Camp Taylor
 - Good Work of the Relief Committees, and Generosity of the Citizens
 - The Number of Men Sent into the War by Each Township, and the Commands in Which They Served
 - Official Roster of Commissioned Officers from this County
 - Amount of Money Annually Expended for War Purposes by Portage County from 1861 to 1865
 - Closing Scenes of the War
 - Public Demonstrations of Great Joy Over its Glorious Termination
 - The Rejoicings of the People Suddenly Turned to Grief by the Assassination of President Lincoln
 
CHAPTER XIV. - ATWATER TOWNSHIP 392 - 399
   - Arrival of Atwater and Others
 - Early Privations
 - Birth of First Child
 - Another Lone Settler
 - Organization
 - Marriages and Deaths
 - Some Old and New Things
 - An Ancient Musket
 - Early Churches and Preachers
 - Schools
 - Newspapers
 - Industries, etc. Officers and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XV. - AURORA TOWNSHIP 400 - 405
   - Ebenezer Sheldon
 - First Legal Business
 - A Lonely Couple
 - A Model Pioneer Wife
 - Other Settlers
 - Early Hardships
 - Organization
 - The Methodist Circuit Ricer
 - First Church and Schools
 - First Birth and Death and Other First Things
 - Hunters and Hunting Stories
 - Early Facts
 - A Small Meeting with Large Results
 - Churches and Schools
 - Business, etc.
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XVI - BRIMFIELD TOWNSHIP 405 - 411
   - A Many named Township
 - Equalizing Lands
 - Explorers and Settlers
 - Location of the Early Pioneers
 - Organization and Politics
 - Three Classes of First Events
 - 'Education and Religion
 - Business Beginnings
 - Large Shippers
 - Resources
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XVII - CHARLESTOWN TOWNSHIP 412 - 415
   - A Hunter Squatter
 - First Permanent Settler
 - The Blandford & Granville Co.
 - Post-Bellum Settlers
 - Fifty-six in Four Families
 - Leading First Events
 - First Birth and Marriage
 - First Mills
 - Schools and Churches
 - Rev. Caleb Pitkin
 - Organization
 - Officers, Business, etc.
 
CHAPTER VIII - DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP 416 - 423
   - Breaking First Ground
 - Settlers of 1800
 - The Elys, Days and Divers
 - A Trip on the Ma-um-ing
 - Hardships and Privations
 - Great Increase
 - First Military Company
 - After the Organization
 - A Remarkable Family
 - Some Early Facts
 - Grant's Tannery
 - Shooting of Diver
 - Hunters and Hunting
 - Early Preachers and Churches
 - Schools, Business and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XIX - EDINBURG TOWNSHIP 424 - 431
   - Early Settlement
 - Abbott and Chapman
 - Other Pioneers
 - Rial McArthur and R. M. Hart
 - Some Noted Names
 - Organization and Officers
 - The Champion Hunt
 - Old Time Adventures, Facts and Social Events
 - Churches and Schools
 - Edinburg Center
 - Business, Resources and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XX - FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP AND KENT 431 - 452
   - First Settlement - The Haymakers
 - A Primitive Mill
 - Early Facts and Settlers
 - Contest for the County Seat
 - Low Price of Produce
 - First Burying Ground
 - Reedsbury - Organization
 - First Law Suit
 - Cacklers Geese
 - Important Primitive Industries
 - Fine Water Power
 - The Manufacture of Glass
 - The Twin Villages in 1827
 - The Rival Taverns
 - Early Merchants, etc., etc.
 - Progress of Improvement
 - Zenas Kent - Franklin Land Company
 - The Canal Outrage
 - Franklin & Warren Railroad
 - Incorporation
 - Increase of Business
 - Standing Rock Cemetery
 - Names, Ages and Deaths of Some Early Settlers
 - John Brown
 - Brady's Leap Primitive Schools and Religion
 - Sketches of the Churches
 - Free and Accepted Masons
 - Odd Fellowship
 - Other Orders and Societies.
 
CHAPTER XXI - FREEDOM TOWNSHIP 452 - 459
   - Before the Organization
 - Charles H. Paine, the First Settler
 - A Lone Pioneer
 - More Arrivals
 - First Election
 - A Thoughtful Veteran
 - Paul Larkcom
 - A Number of First Things
 - Churches and Schools
 - Horace Greeley's Uncle
 - The Army Hunt
 - Sad Death
 - Sagacity of a Dog
 - Business and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXII - GARRETTSVILLE TOWNSHIP 459 - 466
   - Arrival of Col. John Garrett
 
- The First Mill
 - Slow Growth
 - The Dual Government
 - Business, Manufacturing, etc.
 - The Fair
 - Churches
 - Union Schools
 - Masonic Bodies
 - Odd Fellowship
 - Young Men's Temperance Council
 - Good Templars
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXIII - HIRAM TOWNSHIP 466 - 475
   - Who was the First Settler?
 - Honey and Williams
 - Mason and Tilden
 - Other Permanent Settlers
 - The Youngs, Benjamin Hinckley and Samuel Udall
 -
Many First Events
 - Churches and Schools
 - Hiram College
 - President James A. Garfield
 
- Organization and Origin of Name
 - The Mormons
 - Tarring  and Feathering Smith and Rigdon
 - Rich Land, Beautiful Location and Business.
 
CHAPTER XXIV - MANTUA TOWNSHIP 475 - 485
   - First Settler of Portage County
 - First Wheat
 - Amzi Atwater
 - Elias Harmon
 - Other Settlers
 - Organization
 - First Birth, Marriage and Death
 - Primitive Industries
 - A Peculiar Character
 - another Queer One
 - Judge Atwater's Bear Fight
 - Churches and Schools
 - Business, Soil, etc.
 - Mantua Station
 - Mantua Corners
 - Masonry
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXV - NELSON TOWNSHIP 486 - 494
   - Coming of the Pioneers
 - The Mills Brothers
 - Two Lonesome Families
 - Important Arrivals
 - Heads of Families in 1815
 - First Buildings
 - First Arrivals and Departures
 - Churches and Schools
 - Taverns, Mills and Roads
 - Fiat Justitia, Ruat Coelum
 -
Exploits of Capt. Mills
 - summary
 - Township Officers
 - The Ledges
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXVI - PALMYRA TOWNSHIP 495 - 505
   - The Vanguard
 - Pioneer Daniels
 - Capt. Baldwin, Truman Gilbert, Artemus Ruggles
 - The Great Trail
 - A Noted character
 - Pioneer Dentistry
 - A Famous Trapper
 - An Irate F. F. V.
 - "Moses Jabe" Gilbert, the Contractor
 - Numerous First Events
 - Preacher and Churches
 - Schools and Teachers
 - Organization
 - Palmyra Center
 - Diamond
 - Coal Banks
 - Business, Societies and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXVII - PARIS TOWNSHIP 505 - 508
   - Good Land with a Bad Name
 - Slow Settlement
 - Organization
 - Churches and Schools
 - Some First Events
 - Notable Happenings
 - McClintocksburg and Newport
 - Officers, Business, Resources and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXVIII - RANDDOLPH TOWNSHIP 511 - 518
   - First Two Settlers
 - Bela Hubbard and Simon Ward
 - The Tide Flows On
 - Ward's Four Trips
 - Oliver Dickinson
 
- First Deaths, Births and Marriages
 - Initial Industries
 - A Few Early Facts
 - Organization and Officers
 - Churches and Schools
 - Old and New Incidents
 - The Hubbard Squash
 - Randolph Fair
 - Underground Railroad
 - Soil, Streams and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXIX - RAVENNA TOWNSHIP AND CITY. 518 - 544
   - Original Proprietors
 - The Pioneers
 - First Cabin
 - Primitive Mills
 - The Village Site in 1806
 - A Threshing Machine
 - Laying Out of the Village
 - First Building
 - Old Burying Ground
 - Schools and Scholars
 - First Court House and Jail
 - Recipe for Clearing off Stamps
 - Two Old Structures
 - An Incident of 1812
 - Pen Picture of Primitive Ravenna
 - John Brown's Father
 - Jesse Grant's Tannery
 - Some Noted Settlers
 - Some Early Facts
 - Two Notable Raisings
 - First Sunday School
 - Sundry Items
 - Early Merchants
 - A School Needed
 - First School Meeting
 - Growth of the City
 - Incorporation
 - Industries
 - Banks and Bankers
 - Pioneer Preachers on Religion
 - First Congregational Church, and Rev. C. B. Storrs
 
- Methodist Episcopal Church
 - Disciples Church
 - Universalist Church
 - Church of the immaculate Conception
 - Episcopal Church
 - Secret and other Societies
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXX - ROOTSTOWN TOWNSHIP 544 - 552
   - The First Cabin
 - David Root
 -
A Sad Death
 - First Wheat Crop
 - Nathan Muzzy
 -
A Distillery
 - An Alien Justice
 - First Birth
 - The Chapmans
 - First Frame Structure
 - Mother Ward
 - The First Criminal
 - Primitive Schools
 - The Old Grave-yard
 - Early Churches
 - Organization and Officers
 - Noted Events
 - Soil, Products and Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXXI - SHALERSVILLE TOWNSHIP 552 - 557
   - A Pioneer Family
 - Early Privations
 - Some Other Settlers
 - Three Self-made Men
 - Silas Crocker, Sylvester Beecher, David McIntosh
 -
Organization
 -
Births, Deaths and Marriages
 - Muzzy
and His Mill
 - First Industries
 - Schools and Churches
 - War Record
 - Incidents and Facts
 - An Aged Land-Mark
 - Business
 - Resources
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXXII - STREETSBORO TOWNSHIP 558 - 563
   - Rapid Settlement
 - Same Well-known Names
 - Cleveland & Wellsville Turnpike
 - Organization
 - No Paupers Wanted
 - Early Liberality and enterprise
 - A Few First Events
 - Churches and Schools
 - Business, Officers, etc.
 - Statistics.
 
CHAPTER XXXIII - SUFFIELD TOWNSHIP 563 - 567
   - A Fine Township - One Lonely Settler
 - Benjamin Baldwin, and the "Baldwin" Apple
 - Other Settlers an Honest John Fritch
 -
A Noted Hunter
 - Two Organizations
 - A "Flustrated" Justice
 - First Mills, Stores, etc.
 - Coming of the Germans
 - First Churches and Schools
 - First Birth and Death
 - Mogadore
 - Suffield Center
 - A Duplex Township, etc.
 - Statistics, etc.
 - Business, Resources and Officers.
 
CHAPTER XXXIV - WINDHAM TOWNSHIP 567 - 574
   - The Becket Land Company
 - The March Westward
 - Some Early Settlers
 - Organization and Officers
 - Churches and Preachers
 - Initial Events of Interest
 - Primitive Educators
 - Building and Enterprise
 - Business
 - Grand Army Township Officers
 - Statistics.
 

PART IV.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES.

Atwater Township 677 Freedom Township 716 Randolph Township 783
Aurora Township 593 Garrettsville Township 723 Ravenna Township 809
Brimfield Township 601 Hiram Township 741 Rootstown Township 862
Charlestown Township 617 Mantua Township 752 Shalersville Township 878
Deerfield Township 621 Nelson Township 771 Streetsboro Township 885
Edinburg Township 637 Palmyra Township 777 Suffield Township 899
Franklin Township 658 Paris Township 782 Windham Township 911

PART VI.
PORTRAITS

Adams, Horace - Suffield Twp. 407
Atwood, Joshua - Freedom Twp. 519
Bloomfield, Lewis M. - Randolph Twp. 418
Boszor, Henry - Brimfield Twp. 498
Boszor, Sarah N. - Brimfield Twp. 499
Brainerd, E. P. - Ravenna Twp. 529
Carlton, Peter - Mantua Twp. 376
Carlton, Clarissa - Mantua Twp. 377
Clapp, Selah S. - Franklin Twp. 640
Clapp, Mary, Mrs. - Franklin Twp. 641
Crocker, Silas - Shalersville Twp. 334
Crocker, Cynthia, Mrs. - Shalersville Twp. 335
Davidson, James F. - Brimfield Twp. 600
Day, Luther - Ravenna Twp. 81
Dewey, George - Franklin Twp. 438
Dunn, James - Garrettsville 233
Earl, Ebenezer W. - Windham Twp. 682
Eggleston, Nelson, Gen. - Aurora Twp. 509
Foster, Jonathan - Mantua Twp. 251
Fowler, Benjamin - Nelson Twp. 540
Fuller, C. C. - Nelson Twp. 203
Garfield, James A. 47
Garfield, Lucretia R., Mrs. 213
Gibbs, Mason - Deerfield Twp. 609
Gorby, Thomas - Randolph Twp. 314
Hart, Reuben - Brimfield Twp. 569
Hartzell, John - Deerfield Twp. 662
Hawley, E. - Paris Twp. 651
Haymaker, J. D. - Franklin Twp. 323
Hill, William S. - Streetsboro Twp. 467
Jennings, P. U. - Mantua Twp. 387
Kent, Marvin - Franklin Twp. 183
 
Kent, Zenas - Franklin Twp. 15
King, Joseph D. - Ravenna Twp. 520
Larkcom, A. C. - Freedom Twp. 731
Lyman, Darius, Judge - Garrettsville 149
Norton, James - Garrettsville 263
Ober, R. H. - Garrettsville 427
Parmelee, Luther H. - Franklin Twp. 303
Parsons, Edward - Brimfield Twp. 589
Paulus, William - Suffield Twp. 398
Plum, Frederick - Streetsboro Twp. 487
Powers, A. M., Dr. - Rootstown Twp. 620
Price, Joseph, Dr. - Randolph Twp. 345
Ray, C. H., Col. - Mantua Twp. 691
Reed, C. A. - Ravenna Twp. 243
Russel, Luther - Streetsboro Twp. 478
Sawyer, Oliver - Brimfield Twp. 722
Sherman, A. M., Dr. - Franklin Twp. 223
Smith, E. C. - Garrettsville 283
Spencer, Oliver - Aurora Twp. 711
Stilwell, Barnet - Brimfield Twp. 580
Stratton, J. B. - Franklin Twp. 629
Strickland, Willis - Ravenna Twp. 365
Thompson, R. J. - Ravenna Twp. 671
Tidwell, A. H., Dr. - Garrettsville 356
Waggoner, Joseph, Dr. - Ravenna Twp. 294
Webb, James - Freedom Twp. 560
Wilson, Samuel - Suffield Twp. 702
Woodard, James - Franklin Twp. 458
Woodbridge, Mary A., Mrs. - Ravenna Twp. 273
Woodworth, E. S. - Windham Twp. 447
Woodworth, Thomas J. - Windham Twp. 194
   

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Map of Portage County 13
Population of hte United States 69
Area of the United States 69
Area of the Principal Countries in the World 69
 
Population of Principal Countries of the World 69
Ppulation of Ohio by Counties 70
List of Ohio's Governors 72
Population of Portage County by Townships 197

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