|SUGAR CREEK TOWNSHIP
This township was organized in Putnam County, in 1831. It
became a part of Allen County . The first justice of the peace
was Obed Martin, and James Nicholas
the second, in 1834, and who still remains justice, having
filled the office 45 years.
The first trustees were: James Porter,
Daniel Gray, and William Turner.
Treasurer, Benjamin Clevenger; clerk, Abraham
Sarber. The earliest settlers were: Demas
Adams, Peter Bussart, Abraham Bussart, Adam
Bussart, John Berryhill, William Clark, William Clevenger, F.
Clark, Jacob Comade, Eliab Carman, David Campbell, Henry
Davis, Simon Dilsaver, Stedrick Eherman, John Enslin,
George Eherman, Evan Evans, John Evans, David Gander,
Joseph Griffith, Joseph Griffith, Sr., G. Thomas Jones, Evan
Jones, Rowland Jones, John D. James, Thomas Jones, M. F.
Jones, William Jones, Francis Jones, David W. Jones, M. Jones,
Samuel Jacobs, Jacob Kocher, Moses Lee, Christian Long,
Elias List, Joseph Lipsit, Thomas Miller, Samuel McMillan,
John M'Coy, Michael Martz, Martin Millet, George Mell,
William Mell, John Mell, Isaac Myers, Evan Morgan, David
Morgan, G. H. Myers, Daniel Myers, Jackson Miller, James
Nicholas, Hugh Owens, Peter Oard, James Oard, V. B. Paugh,
Joseph Paugh, William Patrick, Thomas Roberts, David Roberts,
Eli Ridenour, Samuel Ramsey, William Roberts, George N.
Riley, Richard Richards, Geo. Ridenour, John Rickey, Richard
Rowland, Anthony Sigler, Henry Stemen, John Ships, Christian
Sherrick, John Stephens, Stephen Stevens, Sam. Stuckey, David
Sims, John Sarber, Christian Stemen, John Teagarden, William
Teagarden, Joseph Teagarden, Henry Teagarden, Aaron Teagarden,
D. W. Teagarden, James Taylor, Thomas Watkins, John Watkins,
William Ward, Jacob Whalen, John Thomas, Howell Thomas, John
Young, David Berry, Daniel Brown, Joseph Brown, Marcus Cupp,
Simeon Dilsaver, Thomas Edwards, Jacob Early, Christian
Grissor, Henry Huffer, S. R. Jacobs, Christian Keshner,
William Knittle, Geo. Keins, Geo. Knittle, Isaac Myers, Henry
Moyer, Henry Mulhollen, Richard Oard, George Ridenour, Samuel
Ridenour, Michael Ridenour, Renel Roach, W. Ransbottem, Geo.
Riley, Henry Sharrick, John Stemen, Benjamin Sakemiller, Jacob
Sakemiller, Hiram Stetts, Peter Stemen, Samuel Sakemiller,
William Ward, James Ward, G. S. Williams, John Thomas.
*Note Sources Transcribed from Atlas of Allen County, Ohio:
From Records and Original Surveys. Drawn and compiled by R. H.
Harrison. Illustrations by William Engel, Artists. Published
by R. H. Harrison, Philadelphia. 1880.
(Submitted by Norita Moss)