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Welcome to
TRUMBULL COUNTY,  OHIO
History & Genealogy

Source: 
History of Trumbull & Mahoning Counties, Ohio
with Illustrations & Biographical Sketches -
Vol. I - Vol II
 Cleveland - H. Z. Williams & Bro.
1882

Biographies will be put on here on request - Sharon W.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

GENERAL HISTORY.

I. - Indian Occupation 9
   - Early Occupation of Northern Ohio  
   - Indian Traditions and Tribal Conflicts  
II. - European Explorations 13
   - Early Explorers  
   - The Cavaliers  
   - La Salle and His Discoveries  
III. - Ownership of the Northwest 17
   - The Claims of France  
   - England's Claim  
   - Treaty of Paris in 1763  
   - Ohio as Part of France and Canada  
   - Conflicting Claims of States  
   - The Northwest Territory Erected as Botetourt County  
   - Illinois County  
   - New York withdraws Claim  
   - A Serious Evil Averted  
   - Treaty of Fort Stanwix  
   - Treaty of Fort McIntosh  
   - Indian Tribes Reorganized as Rightful Owners  
IV. - Sale of the Western Reserve 22
   - The Hesitancy of Purchasers  
   - Fear of Title  
   - Sale of the Salt Spring Tract  
   - Death of General Parsons and Failure to Pay for Lands  
   - Sale of the Connecticut Land Company  
V. - Connecticut Land Company 26
   - Terms of the Association  
   - Proceedings of the Directors
    - includes names of members of the Connecticut Land Company
 
     - The Extinguishment of the Indian Title  
   - Survey and Division  
     - Survey of the Western Reserve  
     - Arrival of the Surveyors  
     - The Appointment of an Equalizing Committee  
     - Mode of Patrition  
     - Draft  
     - Other Drafts  
VI. - Progress of Western Settlement 33
   - First Settlements West of the Ohio  
   - Colonies on the Ohio River  
   - First Settlement on the Reserve  
VII. - Settlement of the Reserve 40
   - Early Settlement of the Reserve  
   - Ownership of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties  
   - First Families with Date of Arrival  
     - Residents in 1801  
VIII. - Indian Abdication 50
   - Origin of Difficulties  
   - The Captain George Tragedy  
   - James Hillman's Exploits  
IX. - The Pioneers 56
   - Their Toils, Privations, and Hardships  
   - Amusements and Successes  
X. - Civil Government 63
   - Organization of Trumbull County  
   - Official Vote  
   - Civil List  
   - County Buildings  
     - Clerks of Court  
     - Recorders  
     - County Commissioners  
     - Auditors  
     - Probate Judges  
     - Treasurers  
     - Surveyors  
     - Sheriffs  
XI. - Mahoning County 76
   - Erection and Civil History of Mahoning County  
   - County Seat Controversy  
XII. - Militia Organization and War of 1812 83
   - The Need of Watchfulness  
   - Hull's Surrender  
   - General Wadsworth and Perkins go to the Front  
XIII. - Geology 92
   - Physical Features and Economic Resources  
   - Geological Formation  
XIV. - Transportation Facilities 100
   - Turnpikes  
   - Stage Lines  
   - Railroads and Canals  
XV. - County Societies 107
   - Early Fairs  
   - Organization of an Agricultural Society in 1846  
   - First Year's Exhibition  
   - Mahoning County Agricultural Society  
   - Its Constitution and Gradual Growth  
   - Pioneer Reunion at Youngstown  
   - Formation of a Pioneer Society  
   - Publication of a Volume of Historical Collections.  
XVI. - The Rebellion Record 115
   - Beginning of the War  
   - Contribution of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties  
   - Organization of Regiments and Outline of their Service in the Field  
XVII. - The Bar of Trumbull County 174
   -  
XVIII. - Mahoning County Bar. 208


CITY OF WARREN
(Trumbull County, OH)

I. - The Village and Village Life 241
II. - Business Growth. 251
III. - Religious Organizations 259
IV. - The Press 268
V. - Schools 273
VI. - Civil History 280
VII. - Physicians of Warren 289
VIII. - Warren Lodges 293
IX. - Leavittsburg 305
X. - Biographical Sketches 306
XI. - Biographical Notes - Partially done - 8/19/2015 335
     

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CHAPTER PAGE

CITY OF YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO
See Mahoning County, Ohio for this Part

I. - Initial Events 359
   - Survey into Lots and Settlements 359
   - First Settler 360
   - First Log House 361
   - Aboriginal Youngstown 361
   - Organization of the Township 363
   - Youngstown as a Municipal Corporation 364
   - Incorporated 364
   - Extension of Limits 364
   - Organization 365
   - Election 365
   - First Corporation Officers 365
   - First Council Meeting 365
   - City of the Second Class 365
   - Second Extension of Limits 365
   - First Corporation officers 365
   - First Council Meeting 365
   - City of the Second Class 365
   - Second Extension of Limits 365
   - First Election of City Officers 365
   - Third Extension of Limits 366
   - Mayors of Younstown 366
   - First Marriage 366
   - First Funeral 366
   - The First Show 366
   - Arks on the Mahoning 367
II. - Industrial Growth 368
   - First Grist Mill 368
   - Portrait of John M. Edwards 368a
   - First Vilalge Mill 369
   - Diamond Mill 369
   - Planing Mills 369
   - Iron Manufactures - First Furnace 370
   - Mill Creek Furnace 371
   - The Eagle, The First Bituminous Coal Furnace 371
   - First Rolling-Mill 372
   - Enterprise Rolling Mill 372
   - Other Industrial Works 373
   - Growth in Population 373
   - Householders in 1826 375
   - Banks and Bankers 376
   - Mahoning Valley Mutual Relief Association 377
   - Public Buildings 377
   - Street Railway 378
III. - Religious Societies 378
   - First Presbyterian Church 378
   - The Second Presbyterian Church 381
   - First Methodist Church 382
   - Protestant Episcopal Church 384
   - Portrait of B. S. Higley 384a
   - Baptist Church 386
   - Disciple Church 386
   - United Presbyterian 387
   - Roman Catholic 387
   - Martin Luther German Evangelical Lutheran Church 388
   - The Methodist Protestant Church 390
   - The Welsh Baptist Church 390
   - Evangelical Protestant Reformed Church 391
   - Calvinistic Methodist Church 391
   - Welsh Congregational Church 391
   - The Welsh Methodist Church 392
   - English Lutheran Church 392
   - Portrait of John Brownlee 392a
   - Colored Churches 393
   - Mission Baptist 393
   - Rod of Sholem Congregation 393
   - Burial Places 393
IV. - Public Schools 394
   - The Academy 396
   - Public Notice 398
   - School Library 400
   - Portrait of Freeman O. Adams 400a
   - Rayen School 401
   - Members of the Board 402
   - Commercial Colleges 403
   - Superintendent M'Millan 403
V. - Physicians 404
   - Portrait of John R. Holcomb 408a
   - The Mahoning County Medical Society 412
   - Dental Surgeons 412
VI. - Soldiers' Monument (inscriptions) 404
  North Side:  
   - First Infantry Division, Army of Virginia  
   - Second Ohio Volunteer Cavalry  
   - Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
   - Nineteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
  East Side:  
   - Twenty-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
   - Illinois Volunteer Infantry  
  West Side:  
   - Twenty-Third Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
   - Twenty-Seventh Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
   - Thirty-Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry.  
   - Sixth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry  
   - Tenth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry  
   - Fifteenth Ohio Battery  
   - Twenty-Second Ohio Battery.  
  South Side:  
   - One Hundred and Fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
   - One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
  One Hundred and Fifty-Fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry  
VII. - The Press - Secret Societies 416
   - The Ohio Republican 416
   - Free Democrat 416
   - The True American 418
   - Mahoning 418
   - Youngstown Tribune 418
   - The Mahoning Courier 419
   - The Mahoning Vindicator 419
   - The Youngstown Commercial 419
   - New Star 419
   - The Youngstown Rundchau 419
   - The Free Press 419
   - Miner and Manufacturer 419
   - The News-Register 419
   - Secret Societies 420
   - Masonic 420
   - Hebron Lodge No. 55, I. O. O. F. 420
   - Youngstown Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellows 423
   - Other Societies 423
VIII. - Biographical Sketches 424
     
IX. - Notes of Settlement (included in biographical index) 449
     
Sketch of the Life of James A. Garfield 485

BIOGRAPHICAL
Additional Short Biographies are within the Township histories

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