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Source:
History of Huron County, Ohio

 - Vol. I & II -
By A. J. Baughman - Chicago -
The S. J. Clarke Publ. Co. -
1909

CONTENTS

Preface 3
History of the Firelands 5
History of Huron County 6
Roster of County Officials 12
The First Settlers of the Township 13
Interesting Historical Data 14
Huron County Soldier 16
The Firelands 20
Norwalk - Origin of the Name 46
One Century of Norwalk 51
Norwalk's Centennial 58
The Churches of Norwalk 73
Public Buildings of Norwalk 78
Norwalk of Today 83
The Indians of the Firelands 84
Settlement of Huron County 85
Indian Traits and Customs 86
Pioneer Gatherings 88
Progress and Changes of the Times 92
Early Schools 94
Pioneer Preachers of the Firelands 95
Pioneer Stories 97
Hunting in the Early Settlements 102
Pioneer Boyhood on the Firelands 102
Clothing of the Pioneer 108
Schools 111
Amusements 113
Transportation 115
Postal Facilities 115
Death Among the Pioneers 116
Conclusion 117
Johnny Appleseed 117
How Jay Cooke Financed the Civil War 123
The Firelands Historical Society 134
Remember the Pioneers 136
The Past and the Present 138
An Interesting Paper 138
Execution of Two Indians at Norwalk 144
Honor the Pioneer Men and Women 145
Hunting in Pioneer Times 146
Then and Now 147
Memorial Day Musings 153
War Events and Incidents 154
A Romance of Real Life 155
Pioneer Men and Women of Ohio 161
Pioneer Times 163
Ruggles - Finished 1/20/2022 166
New London - Finished 1/20/2022 167
Monroeville 168
Chicago Junction 173
Norwalk - Finished 1/20/2022 183
Bellevue 184
Plymouth 194
List of Townships in Huron County 195
Bronson Township - Finished 1/20/2022 195
Clarksfield Township 197
Fairfield Township 214
Fitchville Township 218
Greenfield Township - Finished 1/20/2022 223
Greenwich Township 226
Hartland Township 232
Lyme Township - Finished 1/20/2022 234
Norwalk Township - Finished 1/20/2022 236
New London Township 238
New Haven Township 243
Norwich Township 249
Peru Township 256
Richmond Township 259
Ripley Township 262
Ridgefield Township 264
Sherman Township 268
Townsend Township 270
Wakeman Township 274


PORTRAITS & ILLUSTRATIONS:
Vol. I

Barnes, Joshua B. 459
Baughman, A. J. 48
Benedict, D. D. 371
Bixby, Henry Clay (See George W. Bixby) 435
Canfield, Calver C. (see William A. Canfield) 337
Chicago, Ohio - Celery Field 179
Chicago, Ohio - Motson & Front Sts 253
Chicago, Ohio - Myrtle Avenue 139
Chicago, Ohio - Pearl Street 59
Chicago, Ohio - Public School Fire Drill 219
Chicago, Ohio - Y. M. C. A. 99
Churches 17
Churches 71
Churches 79
Clarksfield - Barrett Chapel & Schoolhouse 37
Clarksfield - Mill Dam 199
Clarksfield - Picturesque 149
Cook, C. C. 321
Cook, S. H. 395
Covered Bridge, Monroeville 1836 27
Church - Episcopal - Old & New 189
Cole, Levi L., Mr. & Mrs. 491
Dellinger, John F. * 499
Didion, John J., Mr. & Mrs. 419
Galley, C. G. 313
Gallup, C. H. 49
Gillette, Ira M, Mr. & Mrs. 345
Hall, Franklin P., Mr. & Mrs. (see Byron B. Hall) 451
Harland, E. J., Family 427
Hawley, E. N., Dr. 282
Heyman, C. J. 411
Heyman, William F., Mr. & Mrs. 305
Hyde, Joseph 483
Log House, Last 37
McDonald, H. A. & Family 467
McIntyre, M. A. 443
Manhan, Lewis, Mr. & Mrs.  (See John L. Pratt) 363
Monroeville - City Hall 129
Monroeville - Huron River View 229
Monroeville - Main Street 169
New London - East Main Street 209
New London - Public School 109
New London - East Main St. from James St. 265
New London - West Main St 89
Nims, David B. 289
Norman, John, Mr. & Mrs. 329
Norwalk - Museum 159
Norwalk - Publ. Library, General Reading Room 119
Norwalk - Publ. Library, Stack Room 241
Old Pioneers, The 7
Peck, Henry T. 379
Pratt, DeMorris (See John L. Pratt) 362
Prince, B. F., Prof 49
Rowland, Daniel, Mr. & Mrs. 403
Shedd, D. E., Mr. & Mrs. 387
Stone, Philo, Mr. & Mrs. 475
Whitman, John, Mr. & Mrs. 297


PORTRAITS:
Vol. II

Ashton, W. T., Mr. & Mrs.  
Baker, George P., Mr. & Mrs.  
Barber, William, Mr. & Mrs.  
Bauer, John, Mr. & Mrs.  
Bigelow, E., Mr. & Mrs.  
Bishop, William, Mr. & Mrs.  
Brant, C. J., Mr. and Mrs.  
Clark, Charles S.  
Clements, William, Mr. & Mrs.  
Cone, Thomas  
Conger, Lewis L., Mr. & Mrs.  
Denman, Edward  
Doud, L. L.  
Erf, Louis  
Fancher, J. A., Mr. & Mrs.  
Gallup, C. H.  
Gamber, A. T., Mr. & Mrs.  
Gannett, Frank B., Mr. & Mrs.  
Heyman, Daniel  
Head, O. W.  
Herner, Phideu, Mr. & Mr.  
Hershiser, Peter M.  
Hildreth, T. F.  
Hinkley, Joseph L., Mr. & Mrs.  
Hohler, Joseph & Family  
Jackson, C. F.  
Joiner, Ozias  
Keefer, W. B.  
Knapp, W. A.  
Laible, F. G.  
Latham, Hardica L.  
Lawrence, Timothy, Mr. and Mrs.  
Lovell, Ethan C., Mr. & Mrs.  
Marsh, Charles E.  
McKelvey, Matthew, Mr. and Mrs.  
Owen, Lafayette S., Mr. & Mrs.  
Palmer, Rundell B.  
Palmer, S. B., Mr. & Mrs.  
Palmer, Seeley, Mr. & Mrs.  
Robinson, I. H., Mr. & Mrs.  
Robinson, Napoleon, Mr. & Mrs.  
Ruffing, A. A.  
Ruggles, W. S., Mr. & Mrs.  
Rumbaugh, D. W., M.D.  
Scheid, W. C., Mr. & Mrs.  
Schnurr, Sebastian, Mr. & Mrs.  
Sherman, G. W. & Family  
Sherman, Samuel, Mr. & Mrs.  
Silsby, William T. & Family  
Simmons, A. S.  
Simon, Blasius  
Smedley, E. A., Mr. & Mrs.  
Stahl, H. C.  
Stentz, Annie B.  
Stentz, H. P.  
Sutton, C. A., Mr. & Mrs.  
Washburn, Henry G., Mr. & Mrs.  
Washburn, Jay & Family  
Weeks, F. E.  
Whitney, Calvin  
Wickham, C. P.  
Woodworth, E. C., Mr. & Mrs.  


 

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