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History Union County, Ohio
By Pliny A. Durant
Publ. Chicago - W. H. Beers & Co.
1883
 

CONTENTS:

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PART I.
HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORY
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Geographical Position 19
Early Explorations 20
Discovery of Ohio 32
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English Explorations and Settlements 34
American Settlements 59
Division of the Northwest Territory 65
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Tecumseh and the War of 1812 69
Black Hawk and the Black Hawk War 73

PART II.
HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OHIO

History of Ohio 93
French History 96
Ordinance of 1787, No. 32 105
The War of 1812 122
Ranking 126
The Canal System 128
Ohio Land Tracts 129
Improvements 132
State Boundaries 136
Organization of Counties 137
Description of Counties 137
Early Events 137
Governors of Ohio 160
Ancient Works 174
Some General Characteristics 177
Outline Geology of Ohio 179
Ohio's Rank During the War 182
A Brief Mention of Prominent Ohio Generals 191
Some Discussed Subjects 196
Conclusion 200
Comments upon the Ordinance of 1787, from the Statutes of Ohio.
Edited by Salmon P. Chase, and Published in the year 1833
204

PART III.
HISTORY OF UNION COUNTY.

CHAPTER I - Physical Features -
  Geography, Topography, Geology, Soils, etc. 215
CHAPTER II - The Western Border -
  Indian Occupants - Border Warfare - Treaties, Facts and Incidents 222
CHAPTER III - The Virginia Military District Origin of Title -
  Origin of Title - Explanations and Surveys - Prominent Surveyors - First Settlements in the District 262
CHAPTER IV - Pioneer History -
  Pre-Historic - Early Events, Manners and Customs - Early Events, Manners and Customs - Early Schools, Religious Organizations, Etc. - Miscellaneous Matters of Interests Concerning Pioneer Times 277
     
CHAPTER V - Civil Organizations of Union County -
  Its Pedigree - Organization and Facts Connected Therewith - Its Division Into Townships - Location of County Seat - County Buildings 304
CHAPTER VI - County Societies
  Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners - Statistical 341
CHAPTER VII - The County Board
  Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners - Statistical 341
CHAPTER VIII - The Courts and Civil List 359
CHAPTER IX - The Bench and Bar of Union County 374
CHAPTER X - The Union County Medical Association 397
CHAPTER XI - The Press of Union County 399
CHAPTER XII - Log Cabin Campaign of 1840, etc. 402
CHAPTER XIII - Internal Improvements 410

PART IV.
MILITARY RECORD.

CHAPTER I. - War of the Revolution 427
CHAPTER II - War of 1812 429
CHAPTER III - The Old Militia 434
CHAPTER IV. - The Mexican War, 1846-1847 437
CHAPTER V. - The War of the Rebellion 441
  Roster - Infantry Regiments, with History 452-523
  Cavalry Regiments, with History 523-530
  Miscellaneous Regiments with History 530
  Miscellaneous Enlistments 533
  Siege of Cincinnati 534
  Veterans 535
A Tabular List of Military Organizations of Ohio, with the leading facts in their History 537
Losses by Regiments of Union County Soldiers 540
Union County's Heroic Dead 541
National Military Cemeteries 541
Names and Dates of the Principal Battles of the War of the Rebellion 542
Relief Work and Aid Societies 551
Union County Ex-Soldiers' Association 553
Grand Army of the Republic 554
Marches, Battles and Sieges 557

PART V.
TOWNSHIP HISTORIES.
< BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX >

CHAPTER I. - Paris Township - Marysville 3
  Biographical Sketches 76
CHAPTER II. - Union Township 158
  Biographical Sketches 198
CHAPTER III. - Darby Township 217
  Biographical Sketches 242
CHAPTER IV. - Jerome Township 262
  Biographical Sketches 291
CHAPTER V. - Mill Creek Township 328
  Biographical Sketches 343
CHAPTER VI. - Dover Township 353
  Biographical Sketches 372
CHAPTER VII. - Liberty Township 381
  Biographical Sketches 404
CHAPTER VIII. - Leesburg Township 414
  Biographical Sketches 433
CHAPTER IX. - Allen Township - Partially Transcribed 9/19/14 451
  Biographical Sketches - Partially Transcribed 9/18/14 471
CHAPTER X. - Jackson Township 484
  Biographical Sketches 501
CHAPTER XI - York Township 513
  Biographical Sketches 535
CHAPTER XII. - Claibourne Township 557
  Biographical Sketches 607
CHAPTER XIII. - Washington Township 656
  Biographical Sketches 666
CHAPTER XIV. - Taylor Township 674
  Biographical Sketches 684

PORTRAITS.

Otway Curry Frontispiece

PART II.
 
  James A. Curry 115
  William Hamilton 134
  W. W. Woods 151
  C. S. Hamilton 170
  J. H. Langstaff 187
  Jesse Gill 206
  James Fullington 211

PART III.
   
  John B. Coats 226
  Nathan Howard 235
  George Stevens 246
  G. B. Hamiton 255
  Andrew McNeil 266
  William T. Fulton 275
  Levi Longbrake 286
  John H. Shearer 295
  S. B. Woodburn 336
  J. K. Richey 345
  Thomas Stillings 356
  James Thompson 365
  A. S. Chapman 370
  A. H. McCampbell 385
  George M. Rickard 396
  J. Q. Southard 405
  W. H. McPeck 416

PART IV.
   
  W. H. Robb 443
  D. H. Henderson 462
  Andrew Sabine 479
  A. B. Robinson 498
  D. W. Henderson 515
  John Hobensack 533
  H. C. Hamilton 550

PART V.
   
  S. D. Robinson 9
  Jehu Gray 20
  Lorenzo Cheney 29
  W. P. Hazen 40
  I. N. Hamilton 49
  J. W. Hedges 60
  George M. McPeek 69
  E. E. Hazen 80
  Henry Hazen 89
PART V - Continued  
  Leroy Decker 100
  J. T. McCullough 109
  J. H. Dodge 120
  E. K. Fox 129
  E. Y. King 140
  A. J. Blake 149
  John Blair 160
  R. L. Partridge 169
  W. C. Henderson 180
  George Wilber 189
  Peleg Cranston 200
  Luther Turner 209
  H. P. Goff 220
  Walter B. Beecher 229
  J. T. Hahaffey 240
  S. S. Jewell 249
  James Smith 260
  W. C. Wood 269
  Michael Sager 280
  Robert Hill 289
  James S. Smith 309
  W. M. Winget 320
  J. F. Bennett 329
  J. V. Finley 340
  Elijah Witter 349
  Shepherd Clark 360
  Philip Coe 369
  J. D. Haines 380
  Samuel Sherwood 389
  Matthew Lingrel 400
  Henry Amrine 409
  Stephen Cranston 420
  Henry Fox 429
  John Newhouse 440
  David Reyner 449
  S. D. Kilgore 460
  John Elliott 469
  Andrew Taylor 480
  James Herd 489
  J. J. Gabriel 500
  John Maskill 509
  J. M. Gunder 520
  Thomas Skidmore 529
  William M. Skidmore 540
  Amon Davis 549
  B. P. Glascoe 560
  George Coder 569
  John Paver 580
  J. D. Haines 380

ILLUSTRATIONS.

Source of the Mississippi 22
La Salle Landing on the Shores of Green Bay 24
Buffalo Hunt 26
Trapping 28
Mouth of the Mississippi 31
High Bridge 33
Pontiac, the Ottawa Chieftain 42
Indians Attacking Frontiersman 55
Present Site of Lake Street Bridge, Chicago, 1833 58
A Pioneer Dwelling 60
Lake Bluff 62
Tecumseh, the Shawnee Chieftain 68
Indians Attacking a Stockade 71
Black Hawk, the Sac Chieftain 74
Perry's Monument, Cleveland 91
Niagara Falls 92

MISCELLANEOUS.

Map of Union County 14-15
Constitution of the United States 79
Area of the United States 203
Area of the Principal Countries in the World 203
First Union County Court House, Lithograph 305
Third Union County Court House, Lithograph 316
Fourth Union County Court House, Lithography 325
Population of the Principal Countries in the World 203
Population of Ohio by Counties 203
Population of Union County 347
Photo-Lithograph of account kept by Col. James Curry when in the service of the United States, made from the original document 300

 


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