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H.cklev. Mr. K. rl„ 
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Multifold, John. 
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EDUCATION 


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RAILROADS. 

u. J. Ifolmui, nT tlii- county, wu ihe project 






It. K, SCOTT, CUri-. 
id, K« w*a The mtinrntuin, .n [|i« l.uer prvn of 1837 

Ul " f ■'"•'' » '"' l "" ! "' P«i w, ".- Mil upvued lOMtttcn 






Frame >h «dl rt- 1.... lu.iU.n_-* i.cjr:,n r 

!a 0( l«M. A r,: lh( Wrlii-I ..t l|,r 

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e- tvere |m1I*1. Id tie ,nm* 
u tree n the ilvuth of fifteen 



points along the line 

the work «, --cured 
projector, who hid < 



wt* complete* through the southern part of the county in lf>i. 

following Eel Hirer from L-jinsnort through .Miami, mu completed i 
1HTJ and ii ,n connection iriili the I . [». & i;.. which w-- niahed fro 
Peru to >lichi; in City in IWK. 

Ther-e r..jU urc nil J.-ii, ; i hcitvy bmincs. ia freight ami pansenzer 
and give our c-.nnty all the fat ili ties of the km i B !ie needs. 

GRAVEL ROADS, 



u a X«nin, !Vi 
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n-1 received nui 






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Rrondm 
ice riciobar 5. Main, n 
mer V large Hen by. 

- «e~ full for B«« 

r nni a public ahnmllj 
: .ber by Allen It b 



(ion McuiyuJuse 1645. 



I, by :i majority of O. The whi 



. who came in ls4.. and line ' --en it. 

>n \ Co. packed pork. The fir-t year, they Tl 

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uill ' ■ ■ nt-on tl- nv.-r >.»nk ■- .vo the l.r.,tl 



being InMy and wanting ihttir l"l» nently 1 









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»fli*r violent Rbcliwtion umil M 1P 

ii _- iatncM l.,» implc bcia, 
t| ■ i - !. ii [■. rm- 

itten fur llii' purpose uf tnnking 
E an<l perpetuating tli* original 

{shea Ihera uh il.e Um MCouof of 

soruu gentleman in the n«isbl«ir- 
«<1 the ivlniivea uf Francn Slo- 
!■■ published then-. Mint i( might 

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HISTOKY OF THE TOWNSHIPS OF MIAMI COUNTY 



.II-.I'l'l-.ltwoiN TOWNSHIP. 

rrilllS i Iih. v«u. named in mo ry of tin- dwiniruished slut.-. 

1 „„„,. Th » .'■ II—,... I. » - Hi! tin' I.-. selllcd ». ihe 

county Houbll. • III.' ■,...- v..!! ,.ri-. : I...W il happened 

lll.it Hi.. pioneer sclectc hind nf JehVrs II prefcrc filial 

of* ior townships. A parti. nm v found, primps, ... lllo 

following: Through il,. renin ..1 -ilu- 1 hip IV"... cast ... 

west Hows K.-l II. >.t Along haul In- <lreom were found 

,L.n.,. forests ..I talii.il.lt 1.111I..1 -imlicativc ul a ,],,,., rid 

TI.itc is an idea ... ti whore prevalent. ..11.I. |. rl..i|-. nil...in 

foundation, that land ulxuti water courses excels in fertility and 

dumbility. 1 1 rlindih; e town-hira which |«~csa 

Ih, I,,.. - -,.i.„, of. I. unite. ..r, i. ior ...kl... 1I10 largest 

,„a .-re. a , u ..... goner-JIv thi first 1,. be witlc.1 



lest settler of .letters... 

1W1 I1i.11, ugotber sritl 

ire cnal.lcd to n.uke 1 



brief 


ii.-...n. . 


The hoUOt 






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1S31 


fixim- 1 


Hen 


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Jesse 


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The) were Wood Beard, who 
Abraham Board, who ha-atcd 
I by Mr Hood. 

were added 10 tt.e little band, 
led on ihe B„nd and Brewer 
.._• to Mr Leonard,; Alexander 
Jameson on the Harter Linn, and William Smith on the farm owned 
by Mr. Skinner. 

In ls:i:'. came iho following substantial citizct.s. Eli Cook, who 
sealed oa what is now the Mathews farm, and William Bar.e on the 
farm belonging to Hurler. Others of the sunie Year whr.se exact 
places of settlement cannot be learned 



the r, 
were the "right 1 
well "that.,. her. 
their example w- 
abotle in the wild 
settled on the S... 
on the firm whi, 
In l«»,al' 
They were W.'.l,, 
farm , John 



Thr chin built, and formally | —■■•I by his fa.l.ilv the pioneer 

went diligently Ui work t" clout s pat. Il of nound Tin- was .1 

by cutting .,nt tin t.n.l,, r , igh II. . and under in rimiMI'crenci . 

'II,. li-.t ,,|.„.ii. - anions til. sfuiiip9 I ............ a serious ...I, 

Fortius |„..|«..e 11 jumping shovel, with 11 thick rh".t I- in. «... 
natal. This wiiuld go Iwbhinc, ..."..ml at a rate that would lia.'e tried 
thenatiei a Jul 

I ,,ti| , . „.,. . ,ukl he raised, the pioneer was e-.«.,-ll.-.i to trans- 
port Hi, ,, aries of life over I ld\ wilding and .il .t inl- 

passable needs, ft point* twentv and tliiny rail.* di it Meat 

was easily obtained from the forests ... it nWunucJ in Jeer, turkey 

and wildguuie of every kind. Bill , r tin deer lliey .1 amrcoly 

have lived. [1 was often almost ikt only I i in the house 

Notwithstanding these hardship, there .... much real enjnvinenl 
in Hi,. " ermdold forests ' Woa llicrc a cabin to bo raised or some 

,;""b.'','.„"i) r i...o.'i " : i'!.,r'i!,"'i." .".' ' '" " ; , '■■ •'"„.,!. »;; * *v- 

ir-.th.-o kind, gonial turns s were ell, that v, ry appro- 
priately may it be termed the ' Social l\ri...l " 

The first religious meeting in J, Screen Township was held at the 
cabin of William Smith, in lr..«. bvthe Methodists. The first 
church was built by the same denomination m Mexico in 1*40. The 
next was hy the .New Lights. ... the lialihaud larm. 

The DunkarJs, or Herman Daptuta, bu.lt a church on Ihe Miller 
farm, in ltitili Thee have jillee crown to be one of the leading 
deiiotiiinaliotis of the township. They are universally esteemed ae 
industrious ho.n.rul.le a. el upright citizens. 

The first sch.sal was taught ill an old I.e.- house- which had be, n 
built for a dwelling, and stood on the Wynkoop larm. oear where 
,l,.hn Stanton uow lives. William Snewait had chare* of the first 
school held there, in the Winter of 143-1-3. Soon after this, the first 
school-house was built on the Charles Murium larm. Joseph Hoi. 
man (aught the first school held in the new house. 

The township was organised in 1SM4. The following year, an 
election was held in Mexico at the house of As. Leonard. Asa 
Leonard ..... eh,, sen first Justice of the Peace. The luitoes of Ihe 
other township officers are a' present unknown. 

Kel River affording splendid water power for the successful openi- 
tii.n nf mills, Burl Daniels was not lone In Ihe township before he de- 
termined 0) embark ill such an enterprise. Through the energy 
manif.-st in prosceuting this work, the pioneer, as early u.- HIT, 
enuld hove his logs sawed into lumber, ot his r. «n ground into meal 
The completion ..I' this mill was received with (Btacral n • ,' ■-■ by 
the pioneers, as it enabled them to oht.in tli.ir mat-rial li-r br. ad 
almost al their own doors. John Ike iff waa the next 10 engage in 



n. w a re-Ment of Lincoln, Allen Tnwnahip, loeotllig on the John 
Kiplinexr farm, and John Z...I1.011 the pnaanl aiie .if l>..l nil. 

In the SpriiiL- of I - 'I" Martin 1 1 ........ s. nl, -I .... the linn, where 

lie is now livitui. lite H'iiiler of ISIti and .:.. lie Mienl in Jell'emon 

T , lie lias been lonis-r i l..w..-l.i| 0. any w 

living. II I Mr l.-..ly i.f \ll. .1 nr.. III. I. * left of the 

first sr.tler. to tell the story nf pi r lili 

Others ..■ IKIli were.I..hu II tt'rii: the William Deed 

firm: Christian Krider. tin the lann ownisl hj In- heirs John I 
Sanders on the farm ladonuiim to Charles KriUer. ruul Hugh A. 11. 
IVople mi the Miller farm. 

Vmnm; these nl I -.17 wore the f.lk.winj John A Taylor, 
fieonK Ilukins, Steven Davidson, Mathcw e'enimon Daniel Co«. 

William «',",, ins, Miepard. William Ban. Samuel llohiiu. and 

John Scat. 

Anions 1L..30 wllo earn... in 18.13 wo name J A llowlaml Jon... 
than Carlile, Christopher Willn.u.s. Towel Cool William Conner, 
fieorgo Uill, Joseph and Daniel Kcasler, Ia.wU Conner and John 



ukl be 



of those who enl. 

II with having given the be 



red the 



Baldwin. John Hoc 

In IS:'. I came 
the Graft farm, W. 
Duff, on ihe farm 
How farm. Burl I 

Mr. Shadinger on 

John and Levi O) 
Asa Isjonard atel ' 



I J„hn Conner. 
lowing: Thomas Herman, who scitl.-d on 
..,.;,, the Widow Drawer laud; Hamilton 
inc. to Moniuau , Charles Slurden, .... the 
I, .,, the I'.rm owned hv Ueuisou, and a 
„ ....|,.n:s« to his heirs " 

Henry Havr., Adrian Wynkoop, Joseph, 

... II, ks Isaac Newman. Joseph Ilnlmao, 

eaU.umc in is:,., we name Nathaniel 
1. William Leach, Daniel Cox. a Mr. C0.1l- 
e latter is still a resident of the township, 
--.lib V. ar He has been longer in the 



them 



bout H.;7. After him 

Inn "of Solomon Wilkn 
we have been unable t 



after and -harc.l in lite trials and h ird<liipa incident to nioneer llf 
we nam. Jaeoh II wers and hi. son Jowph 'the latlersill a reside, 
of the to,.n.|,i|. U.mlu.lU L.w.uao, Jesse and l.-aa, Bo.l.l, Jul. 
Kotl.'l I'm." :- Kl.v.r..s, William Collet. Jacob KrOIS, SamUl 



ships in the eountv H.Tt. rt.l. v ill... .it,.l t, bprudneUve uplands 
have enabled her cit.rei... to m.ik. from 11.,,. L, t.ee such improvemenls 
as they mivrht desire. T.edav fin.- mnns un ler bcflercult.v .lion, 
with m,.re substantial dw.ihni.-s. are not to be found in Miami 
County. 

The name and location of cbur. lies will be had by reference to the 

map. Her school hnusesurc ; enrolled s.li,,ol children, , 

population, . 

T11E TUWV OF MEXICO 
was laid off in l^ll by Simeon an I John K. Wilkinson. Its bust- 
ncss h".is... al pr. s nr areas follows 

vV.:-.n \ II rv .;. i-andliniecie. .KliasOliiz. r. Toots 

and Shoes K I. Hudson, H-i.j.-- . Wilson v. 11.,, ,un, ll.r.lwara; 
Hotel Bcniarain Jacob |-...|... ..... Joseph Leator, Blacksm'lh ; 

ley, Wagon Shop; Mi.i.r, 



el CI 



Me 



A long list of ,1 
township in 1S-U1 ai 
that time, we shall . 
early settlemcnl. 

The first reli.nous meeting in the township was h.I.I at the cabin 
of Daniel Cox, in ISI7, bv the HethodisU.- William Williams and 
John Dal.nev were the eariv preaches .r ibis J, -1.uu1in.1l1.1n. The 
next meeting was held ih. tme war IS37,at Martin H.„...r's, bv 
the Christians— Vi ili.am N.a- a pre* hing. . 

The first church in th, township was built bv the Tr.-bvtorians. 
in Pern .bur- about 1839 Tl. • next wta in the same village, by 
tbo Methodism. 

The first school house was built on the John Piaster, afterward 
Lcedv, farm. In MS. Muhala Seolt bad c'lar.'o of tbo lint school 
held in the township. Soon ..tier this, in 1H31) ... '40, school bouses 
were bulk on the C't.,^, and K.i.lin.-cr I irm... 

The township « or--..,,... I November 0, is:.?. Under this 
organisation, an ell •■..... eras heU at Perrvsburg the same Kill it. a 
little storeroom of M r'.n.ne r- A. II. I.e.iv acted as fir.l Imla'c- 
lor, and was also ehos.n lint Ju-tl.s; of the Peace. Powel I ..." was 
first Clerk. The nam.* of th.- ..[her township "fbcers are at present 

The first tradin" post in the town-l.ip was established bv M. 
Fenimore, in Perryahurg, in 1837. The first post office was estub- 
iishisl the same year at the same place — Feuinwre actiu" as Post- 
In IS38, John A. Taylor built a saw-mill, to which waa after- 
wapl iteiched a eorn-craeker. Thi„ sto-id on whit is now the 
Chandler and Unndwin firm, on Wisl We-.iv Creek. About the 
same time. Joseph Holdinan built a saw.mill. wilhcri... r .. k-r. on 
the W'oodk.rk farm. These mills were highly prised b; the pioneers 
for the e:rvat convenience it atlorded them it. having their corn 
"round so n-ar home. 

Thr first marriage in the township was that of Jacob Burtlett to 
a daughter of Hugh A. B- People, in the Spring of is:;-, I v A II. 
Lecdy, Justice of the Pence. A little later, the aiune year, John 

Scott was married to Mary Gilland, by Mr. Nels nilnistcr. 

Jan.-ary B, 1S3-. liter.: wa- horn to Sarah, wife of Mar:., Hoover, 
a daughter, >Iary, who was probably the first white child horn in 
the township. 

The first death was Susannah Bait. more which occurred in ls:t7. 
Her funeral was preached at the hou"o of Mart... Hoover and was 
pn.bal.lv the fir-l s. rm,m of any kind preached in the township. A 
child ol John Wright's died the same year— 1837. 

.t.e.i.g ..a-ualties We notice the suddcil and n.Vst.rinus d.-ap- 

pearnnec ol a Mr. I gla-s. This g. ntle.nan had Is'en laboring lor 

...n... time on the K.I llivcr, in Jell, r-.n Township, and was re- 
.-arl.,1 bv all as an honorable, upright young man, II. his close 



I the early settlement. 

Many wore lie har.|-l.i|.s endured by the pbino. r while , I. ..ring 

his land. Ho found the Indian r ng :,t ...II ibnui-gb tin dense 

forest.- in s„.,reli nf game Then hnvinc aloe ilinumcrahle hard- 
ships, such as coning .-very fi-.t, , I Ida way ihroogi, lb, dense woods, 

reached his hnm. th, fir-, iliintrtn 1st.) »..- to build s cabin 

This wa. const.. if, 1 after the following t.unner. vis. : Bound lots 

Buoriumu ...th bnauhx and split I'rnln look, ry .,r elm; punnheon 

al the I i,«lld slicks Hid clay uoper pa.! with pounded dirt 

jam-, and nek.. I mud h.vinli, was th. , I.,.,.,. » material. Ml w ... 

covered with clu| 1 rds fast »1 on wni, weight i.oles, le Id up by 

'■Uo.W Th.- d,..r wns 111...I. of ibin ..r hewn | cin-in, with 

woolen hingt- ...el Intel. A string nil i in ialch went 

through th. door, and bun..: lo, by which the latch won .-a I 

The fumiiure was ol' .rede a.el hasty curuiriicliuli, as will appear 
from a de-cripl f a. " »«-r l...,.te...l, H m ade in 

ere. mow. VI a ,.,,.. r „, , ,..., w.'l... I. g ■■< p -• 

„„. listened lo lie: punebe It... T.. ..... ,„,-. t.vo ,-,l„s, p 1 at 

rig .•I.s.w.r. alli,.li.sl .I., ml ! .- through holes in 

the wall. The I. ...... .!,„-' ..»-..... ...I «nli ll.iu piineheiMI ..r 

plank ..,- i of "...I-. I I this ..... pl.«ed .. ...... I.. I. .. ,.l. 

Which the 1 ..wa Il-n.dly pr hsl l'| this lie II 

-ell', wearied with bom ■ Iiifl sl.pl .....e ,,. .. . lolly than a mill 

i .re 1,1 to d..| -I-' UI..I. lie bed ol-.l,,-, .loan. 



o.v; Miller. Klin- .V. To Saw ale 
rial Mill. Three I'l.u., I.. ... .M 

rad.-.l Sehnol and a Post Office, J 



off In 1-7^, 
Jcllei 



[il'.NVrii 
,at,sl in Jefferson Township It w.-slaid 



Ti.e business hoi 



located 



W W I ■ ilow. Urtr.-s .....1 flmeeri.s II S. Kllirdt, Flour and 

F I W ll.lirim«,Meat.Marlet;Mri.l'otlow&Iimal!ey Millinery; 

Il K Tudor. l......-ry. Hotel, John Small, proprietor 1 M. Il.ipp.rt, 

CiisirSlinp; M Morr.tt, II- taiiraut . II -...-. Shop, Itichard Olds; 
Pinning Mill. J. S. Cou^ut. Thepopulmhin ofthe entire village is 



UNION TOWKHHH'. 

s in the year I -:.'., n.. p ru, ....... s. tllement had l.s;n made 

Uiwn.hip. In the Spring of thul var ' 1 .. la .. four 111.11. ..me 
.si th.ir I-......* within in.- pr. .... Iimils <.| th.- township 

.,,. William Cannon who 
irm; Joseph T ury.on 



ittention to l.u 


inessand studio 


. habil 


, he ...,.| aeellUHIIat- 


J eon 


"hlenible CJ 

Saturday eveni 


: with this he .1 
gin |i.;.l. h, en 


sire.1 to 


-•'>■ »i<h Mr S, 


l"«h" 




1 Mr. C. 1. t 


the res 
















I'..".v Doug 

nearest la.ei „ 


certain distance 
ice, wh.re Doug 


- . 


i.irn.v 1/. 1'orl Wni 
going ... enter land 


Tl 


following mom 


,,..., Smith a.el 


1. „_.!,.. 






Tuesday, Smitl 




thai l>. 


IgltlSS had g on . 


. tor 


Wayne Tin 




leard 






record, being 


aamincl. .how. 


1 that 


« ' lirjar.t-.el .. 


in 



We.ee to- nl". lend. The ._•.■„. nil sup|..sili..o of all who w. re ae, 
oua.utcd w.th the . i.e,.u..i.„„...s w... lln.t Intlghsa lal ...... I 

foul lr.-.,to..nl Ir the land, of Smith Su-pi. "... resl. 1 so lusivilj 

upon Ih. homilies of Siuilli and Ca. ...thai the) >■.... all r 1. 1. ihe 

hip for jsirts .lulu ov. 1, and I 



ihavealm , 



obl.v 



1 1... 



a.l l.s 



lull. 



John Plasavr, 

Inn. - o. ,.'.,. „,g ... Wi :s... I,..l : . 



the John Pull .. 
.longing I., Mr !• 
-I,.. 1, dr Local] 



pop,. 



Abraham II I.e. I 



I'KllllVsilt ltd 
was laid off I-.IT, I.j Mallow Fenimore. At present it on 

Ihe following bus 

.IS l;.„,„. 11.. iieuerd M.-n-hant; OoorgoW Wright, tl 

M...1 1 .IS llaonell-, lll.iel.milh Twol'hur. In .— Pt.'-bi 

and Mclhisli t; 1 >• I ilnuso. Popubition ln.m IJ.1 .„ I". 



■r r - r - 



I 






look , 



Kul 



« ■•mull vilLrs I,.. I p \ i' i; u |, „,„ ui.1 . II ,,. I>;u li 

''> William II... I ,i„l S. ,.l |„,.|, | ,|„ | T, i! „ || t | ,,,„. ,i, ,,,., |„; k 

» '"■ .-I i: li ' i i<-.,r, w.„, ,.. i irA li,;: ' ri.!-'i.,'l. ..."..',.'"'...,'"..-■ . -V-.i.i., „ „„ u , ,„ d,,.,, 

*Wm r ::..; i.„ i , ,.. ri ,,„ ,.., ,„.,„. , .,„,., „ . „ 

J II .ii.i.l ii I' lie, I'l i ....„,,., .,,. ,; ,..], ill..,,,', „|,, „„. ,| all ..| 



.1 1, Kiiw «'.,,, s 

I'..,, 



■"".' '■■ »■!■ ■■■: « i 

'"•■■•• ; ■«. -J..". - i'i • I.. i.i„.i ...„., 

»' h '■ ■» mi III. II. ■ I i,l.,.i 1,1 ,l....,l, . | .!,,,. 



lit' .lulu, « kill. 

In l>.'-u.I»T I - Mm ■„., ,.il William II. 1. 1, in 

■M..I..1..I, ,l..,r. II.. mil „|,.. w.i- pr,i|„,l,|c „,., »| lil0 ,|,j 



ill. .. i.l, 



•I... nillinwii IV T, u-v n. 



■ Ilins" iiml r.Jli.wiua husinca* houses u f ,h„ ; !.,„, .,. ,1, ,,,,,,-lii, 

■•'■•- '■■ '" I I'll, lira. .....id wlii,' eurnsl mi 

I'm. ■ l>n il....|. ni.,1 N„i,.„. .1 l| i'|„,rl.- Il.nl. | eeinhcr "I. I.Ms 

'• n-,1, V ilriilitli. .•:.,»■ , I || li,,,,,.., .„,! ,,„■ ".,,„.,.|", r ,„','•,„',"' M, ,',' ,',',',1 ',", ,'l,."."„i!"|!",. 

i'. i r -li-Jii-ii ' i.. „„:„.„i ,.„i,.. , ,,„, „|, ,; „ 

'"I"'" ' ""' '"»"■ '•"'"■- •''■" P»r which is in j inul.m: wnos. »c ,,r, „ ,., I l.„ I , .„„, , 

' "' •"'"' I l '" U »'"" !l . ""•'' ■'" ■«' «"'lj 'I" » h, I I,;. „f All,.,,. .hi,, ti„; 

a, "' r - w " r k "'•> '' " I H.-...h:.n ! ,r liv. „,„;,,. s ,,.:..„;, ,,. ,■„„,.„,. 

i.,i,.-i, Mr ,,,.l I'.i.r k,.,!,„,. (..ii,,., ,., .|.„,.|, | |„„, K 



mil I' till >l i, II I,,,, ,„| 

. i '.'. , II. I, , 

lliili.ir.1 h. l' |<„,|„, i.„.i .i .:,,, , , . , 

»"■ l-in.ii .1,,. .I.K. , i, . .1 l,„ v,„i,, |„ i ,, ,.,.,. 

' >'"" M..tl.,„l;„,l I,,, ..known,, ,,., ,;. ,..,„ ,,„,„ 

Mi l''iri..'i »h...h. II..I,,,, 1„ ,.,.,!.. ,.„,„. .,,... 

, '"i 1 -:., 1 ", 1 ',!' s ' ■"•••' 

ii,- ' '■••» '■ ■ -iii in ..I i i i .„, 

II... i . .- milker 



ai.i.i;n towxsiui 



N. Wh,,,ili . 



AJ..I.,. m.,1 il„ -«,,;. „i M, ii, „.i,,. 

In lotion. T pranxl, for in ihu ,. ul ,1,, nil, „.,,.,„, i, |,,. ,„,„, Other. ..I ,. ~ Zi , . 

'•fiilliir-iii.il* ih: M II...... K.i.l.r lV„h.,iii .1 k„ ,■,,, ,l„l„, II ilX'i 



l.ltlil. .I,.,i> II, Hli, ,„, .1 ,| 



admire ,,,,.. 

The i.l.l I. M, \.l. „„| Mrs ||.ii; I 

Onlj I' , o.il.in,. i„,»„,.,..., i „„,,„, ,|„. |„„„, ,,, „|,.„ . ml,,,.. said |.i.„r." Al ll'u' iii.i. ted ii.'ii, li'iia"' »..',i,',i'!„',, l „'l', > n , 

IK onif AIU.ii Township I'hi, l,,l..,,..,, i, .1,,, ||,„, ,, , raeh others love, they started |„.„. ,„„ ; ,,, ||,,,.|,, r ,, r | 

' « '•"".•I liy 'he Widow .1. h„-.n ll,„„. ,„ l|,.,,„, il -vii.-. waa i.ii the iiU-n, ami ilia nuiliy i«iit li-i I .„ 

ilk™ h, l..,„. li, I ,i„l ,„,!, m.h'v th, M 



iin.l 



I'roiii in in l; ,h,-, „r 1-17 .mil -..- ,,,.,, ,1, , |„» „.. 

' : ' ■■■--■ I ■ .i.ii...ii..-h .lulu, K„„,,. .I,l,„ M,..,,, |.„,i, r v.r.fn 

■' rhi.inl.,r>. Willi hi- - I'I,:,-.,, | I..., ,|, • Wi II . , 

W.lli,,,, ISuIl.T, ll,„„ anil .1,, .,,,,., .1..., llall, , 1 

M, I..IM,.,. II, n. .l,|„iT,.„, AI,<.,„J.',.I., ..,„„„.,, V ;,.„ 

■'" >hh I'",, W,,,|,i..l,.liu.i M,,r|.hy. Am." |.:i!|.,„ 1 ., , ,1 

kurTmujr, Jalin liill I -I — ,.!, UMblhar, Itma l'„.,|, I ,l,.|. 



.•u.-lil I). A,h. li.iil,. S. I..w .111.1 Thi.m,, I'.,, ,, 



" ""»'"'• n"ii"r ..I i,ii, _• n,.i ,,l, ; i, .„il,r ,„ ,l K . ,.,„,,. I,;, ii,, i...|.„, in,., „,T. luvruk,., h, ,,ni li 1 ,„., „|,,„ |, r 

hu. Ihra. hom, T„ - |„. ..,„. „ .„ : „„„ „ „, ,„, .,.,,. ,. UI ,,.„.,,, „„,, „ „,„, wm „,, .„ 

jut rv.i.leiil. ,1 Ih, t..w„-hi P \VI,,,il, „„.) Il.,|„„„ m ,„,,|„, ,|, r Iltu ,„.,„„ r. jj, „,, i,,l mi pruposej llml -,„„ lie ,,,„ 

r^;.E;Si£?S-: ! r;;SiS-S-^ !;:=t-;;;:;:ii-::::;i:;:-Ii:?. v - H 

Znrtnian; jl-i .l„n .iluin Willi.,,,,, j.,1 l„. I„,„|,, r |.,.„. .l.„ M ,!, a „ -swap" Ihan 

located on the S S Tracy Tarm. and l.aac ..,, the Ncocc. n..w ll.art '■' iiu|.r.,vcu,c„t». Allen mi*.- nut claim t,. he fiir.niojt til ihr I .lidT.hiT ">«..!u 

1,1 oranj ,i;,ll in ih,-, v |,o ,,„„ , j]L ,, r |^|„ ,„ „.„„, Ull .j ,, 



Md. Moral I, L, heltc-r I., Kir.^.TI, „, .la;,,',- „,„| ,l,.|,„ „|, ||,„ r> ,;„,,„, j, 

' Drjtc. Siinnol (Uiilr, llcrv K..iHc. \ Ihwmim', Suniel 'iL.ini 
nily ,-t Lin.'-jln a.- well a- in oth.-r i,u 



f " m . , .. , „ ' ™ o! V »r Urn"!". •» well Kin other |arb, are found many well " i'i, Z .'.. .'VL ,,„„ - .ftor 1S.III wn „,.. II . „- 

Zi*Z&z^7^K^ ; drc " ~' " opu,a "™^^ o F ,. ., . ! afeS: S ;J: ' z:::;: - ::: &**&* 

? r'-K Hi-art T ,,,,„ j. ir. .1 Ki'br '."li'll'j !",'"','" 'uv"; ««' l»U »"t hj lining and Anderson Wilki„„,„. m 1S5I). At „f U^"i\'TT"',"-T1,'" ^'\ "'"'' "'" '"'"' "',' '" ' ''"' : 

f«». : Frederick Re. k, „„ ,l„ L.rm I he W, -. , "~ ,»,„,, lol- were 1 ,lf An a.ldilmi, »,„ made hv 1. Wilkin. ; . | , , ',', I,''.' ■ 'l'.' """","," ," ''''•,'"" ' 

Vo.t.01, that i,«-.,ed l,y Mr ,j.,|,| .lame-, .h.l,,. ., .| -„.,„,, |, ,1. ,. , , «•" and Powell, in I -.HI Its hc„,™ ,,,..,, „ „„...„, „,. „, ." " , ' " " '"' " Al!,,.l l.,„.l. I.y ,|,e sam, , L ,,.,. ,„ 

on the la.,,1 ll, v r.lu,.e, ami Horloti I' V I am , , a ,1,.' ■ ,„ "'llowu: P j 'hur icirly prsich.-rs were Avcnua l).,»d, An-i llcocl, ..,,, II \ 

u»;« ,, i.,.. . ' ._.. j . .. .. '.* ': ' p...i i. ni__a...r_.. „._ ,.i n . . .. Lemon. 



i Imni, and .-howard llaih-v TO what i, m.w the Crvrv i C " rl * Wendcnin.-, Drv ih.ods 

y ■ 5Iilt.il. Knvari. UryUooda; I r 

Praminenl ntunns those wh .n„ i„ |,s;ja wen- II ,.,-h ' Provision Sn.r. : H.i,-,-.„d Rnwlnn 



•- Tlioium Clemens : K '"''5'- >,MI 5I rk " ■ M„.l,all .v ll„„, 
. the land t,,l,i, -an, I | ,,0 r Hrarj I 

1 * r w*-"«S }£? ' 



Ami„,.,.tl,..-eol ls::;i-4ilwere.I..,iatl„„,Willi„„,.,,|,a,,d Kinder. 'r!^,,';'' 1 "'' 1 ' 
.Nathaniel ami Cl,.,rl„ ||rv n nt Willi.,,,, I'ann Sullivan Waif "■ Clcudonin S . Postmnstor Population, 3 
' I'arr Frotlritk Fore Wiilinn, F,„im..r. 



,dWi„ia„,S,n,r..„„,he ^»-J-^ 



,,,,', , Ihetlr-teliurh w.Lsl„iili.,tH,l,a,| l.vth, Methn-li-t. -, l-;i| 

\ I K-J.v. ' The „c« was what I- known a, tin, -lllne Kr.,,. i, , -,, , 

.. , kliiirn A „, |g l: j U j the name denomination. About IMMIi,. Iv„ .-,,. „. 

hirJ Shm, I W II, ; ■ ,' ™ ,lc ,, •■ n, "" , "■ TI, Wl .-"un.. al \ ,-a a..,,,, i-> 

v; r , -i,lc"::;v v ;,:;:;;,,;:^w';;„;r' , n i ;^ hr T ,: d ;;;:,':':;;: j i„::",V::'",! j :::;;", li; 

"'^Vi.'.'r,,.'.'' ,, ''| l ' : w" : "rw" rC | ,,"l'"" M .W ' I -"'" S " m " "' ' "'> •"" l " T " J anic ■>,'".;: do l' ''rTac" 

dodachoo,,.!,- ;, >,,•;,: i,,,;;" ,:,,,, ',,■:;:';,: sS,-i*» l; ** — "- 1 L • *« *— u - ». 



Daniel I' 



Henry Sludchak.r, William 1),,.^.. J,..,,.!, „„| |.'„ j,.,,,, K „^l 

Peter Weanr and Kliaa liilla ' is a »ra.,ll , 

Alter 1840. the township w.„ rapidly Bottled, the k'TOitcr pan of ! ,; '""™l Store, owned l.y T J Holoom, a Posi I ill",. .'. and a'saw"i„iil' 



WAQONnR'S STATION- . hv James Waddle. His -lor, room wa- ii smull r..u, I , - . ,, II 
1 vihave on the line of the I., P. *; C railroad. I. ... one ' )l~ ^m£ *t V\t"l "" '" M ' M " S "~"'~ ' 

ttt*ZZLft^^£& -~^ J '"^ V — i^XX^^Z^^*.;: 

1840. ' ""'""""* l,M "'*" ' BIKMIKGIIAJI Single. Thui waa run aneoesafully Ihr u. time, when the e, r, -., 

The Stat mliaious meeting i„ the township was held at the house I "■'«, situated on the I., P. & C. railroad, ft was laid otf in ls 7 .i. I "".fk "'''"I"! i, ^ ■ I .- I .- . - s., 

>'•■"•-■•■ -i .am";;-;:,;::,: '; k r:",:::;,;, ^'TxXt \ %lz^z.^tt£lzf£ 'T\ " - 

■"J" 2 ,";, 11 " 1 " ',' ■ ;.-! l"'-"'.rd Tl, I.j ,i„ .:.,..,-,, Pi:«BY TOWNSHIP. .1. ..af „.,. j™ In.,,',. ,!.r U ',l' , ,„', lie... r Vl,r' ,n I," r S 

iiiSCP^iSi s?lllLlJ'g : s;F'Kl' ;;5!;?iSI;,xr,^ : ■■ ■ 

"Trt.";™:^.?;:::.^^ ■■ ; ' ';■'•■. ' r >-'^'-^' '.':> "-:-:.v i ;i:,-:;..:.-,'.'r '" v.: :j;;..« ,;::;;:!:.' ^.^jrs^^, , - r « 

rim,,,,, I--.-, i, v s„rd, K.j:,,!! M„. ,,!,,.., i ," ;!,",,;;; ,,'"',-. .'V i , r ""i ~. . . "i-i" j> |,ii '"»-» ui » n- -i-,- ■!,.,. m , ;'-»-»- > i..-.. i.... ,i .i,„i, «•.«».«, ,„ a,,,, i- , 



the llrjnn. faun Hennas, Wilki,,.,,,, 
township .. M ,,,.,ri...l l,v puhlin „,.„„v 

I mil ,-,pi. mls.r ii. 1 --,:,. \|i,„ i 
•hip Ai that Mm, Vllin wa -el oil 
the -am. a. n..w Tl,, n, VII, i 



,..1 house a . 

a- al Five I 

the lint -.1 



a,,.,, I., hud a lion, I,.. i v IW II,,,,., I. ,,.,,„,.. ,,|- ..,.,.,■ lie w.„ l.uric.l at th, 

■li-aippointmrn , I,.,,, ,„.,,.„ |„. I „ Wck .initio what it , I"'"" * ,'-,« KI3. ilk-il 

"■■ lr.i.,1... hut r,...,.,lo ...,yil,„,l,,l.,...|, v ..,r,|„i:,,, „.,,|,, l,„„a no saw mills ,l,„, I 



ikon -., k died at tl,. .|.,o ,.ir„, 
wili, ,.l r JUthia. M.'.ye, IT, „. 



WilkM,-.,, 

In I .-,.-, ||„ (i,., .,„,, „, , 
'I-'- hj K.i Ir,a,„ Tl 

Unci,,, in l-.:i 

In Is:.,., 
.hip It..,, 



"■". " 'I" ' »- Will Akrifhl II, ,.- - ,i.,.,,| l,. : ,..a „„ ,,„. 

\ -A ,;:„,.„ I.,™, u.,w ,., -,„■ ... .1 1, Wil.s l|. ,.,.,11 ,|„ ,, : . r ,|.l„., ,.,- 

*•'-■ -I" • I cr life. I,J r rhisen-al slreie.-ll :,,.,,:.,, ,„| ||, .1 ,,l le.n.r slri. k , 



- III.., 
-lop was „.„„,| a, Fiv 

,-• hi.il Hn.1 mill .I il„ 

I Hi llii.j.l 



oral, pi, 






ill ,,.,-, nli ,1,, „,,|,, ,|„ 
il.i I, 






men-Mr II. an anil I,,- .,,„ ,i 

mill win. I...III l„ Mr P., k in i-i.M l"l,, 

inlo a L-ri li whirl, ..... .1 ,,.| |„ .„,. |„ 



ii. Ad. in I. III,. 



li.iki.lo l.,k .n.al.i, ,. 

now was ,,.ph. ,i .., H, lion,, ifi.r-.mr.im.'. tl,,y i. ,|,,,. 

■ , "■-|'"i- -• "nil' di'l I'r r I- IWlill I 

I'M,,- I,.,'.,,.:- Lack I,,.,., «... ,|„„.„ fro,,, ,,„. r ,.„, „, 

••'J' ! j, •!"'' ■'rili»K "Win, »a m ,1 M , 

"- - ■■ '■ i -i' ■ "l-i 



fnemtam?zr*"zr^aiaK iv. a * »<. tw*-\ 



• »...». ...^— ._ - T ~s OT »,,^.- 1 «^s. ,^. r^yt j .a wj w VI. W - » » I I ' HjUm t Ui kjnym » - 



- - - - 



Lr ,„ „,,,. r i ai.h.irem al llii' i. -.- .|..i-..lo I» l..r. it li .1,4 i Til.' liral s. I I house wna Imill in, tire Hubert Wal. 'arm, IV.m 

„„, „|, ,„pt .,„ id „ III III" |.T l„,.l I- |.f..,- ,!> I.lf.l ill 1- ■- IM.TI U ,,.,,„ I, „1 uhnl , -I III, I,-, -• 1 I. Ilf »! 

,'!". .',',,. I,'"!", .r""'"l ,■',,,, I, „'., , aividclll. .,-... ,,.r i.- alar Kondiip until il., I I,,.- . I n,. , . I,„ I, Vnotli-r aeb.s.l M 

„, . | I,,, II,,., ,iii, l.,.i...- «... I..„li ili.. - w ,.,, ii,. M i|..,.„„l,v ,.,,,, M n,. i« 

-,,..„ ., !,, II » ...I. ,,,, li,. ,1 rid id - iho.e lr,n,l.l-.,.i„e M,,,„,.l,l- .1, .,,.,,.-1,1 I,r..l .elnsil l„ 1.1 Ihcl ■ ill the Winter of II 

animals, T.. J... this, ll.,i -un Mil, u.wii.l ,.l ., Ih.;s nd ' 111 Willi..,, 

.„,„ ' ,i. , i, . , iu,:i,i t , Tin w..iv.-. : r .....hip ,» „,:„l\,.vi.J.i,, i-:: ri.. i.,'i.«, • |. 

|„, I.i ., r -i ■Il.-.l In ll... hauler*, "" 



Tl M.ni, M I I 

;,,. I !>.„„ , II. „.i 

ll ,,,..,v Libera ill,,-,, mm, 



J.vriiii.1 "111 , wild 

I'll. J,,r. «..!>. 

,1.1 i r Ill, 



Ilcrs.ho" -. 



;:...i i.i .... iiiwnii ii„ 

l„.,» , ' , l,„ I In r.l. roil 
.■lirnlled school children, 



I I'Ul. 



li It. Ale: 
ml Shims; lintel, A. K. 

l'.U.p M llii-lnnr.. 



I,. 1,1 „i ili. call 

l..l„,..„.l I Kiilil ,,,„l M.r,„, s,r,,.. -. were el,-..,-,, nra.lii.ii 1 CI. ' . . .- Unpi •,.• in ISW 

til,' I', ice; M.ea . Ma,,,,.,,...-. T .. .Smith ami |in,l U i.i,.,,,.- lln- ,„ ,_- .,,•, I.. II 1,1 ll,. 

I - tlloN.wl.i_' rll.r,-,,,.. Til I- . ', r. ..I •!,,- .|. , ,, 

,n. Tl,t -ll... find .,.„;.,* were compelled i,. gntuthi, mill .!' I:,„l |i„, wcreWi »ra IV.il, .l.ilm Wiiit.™ mill N lh... 

|, i..l- .•. .I,,,l„r...i, .'owu.-hli. ',. I, ..„;•!.. ir.vni -_-•'..■ i>.. I Ml.-rir-.nl T- ., -1 . I.i.r. li » .- l.lllll , ll-ll l.'i ill.- I 'tl III 

l„-.j.l. Ilnlmnu Imill , mill .... U'..,,. Ci-.-k which .... palmni red T aubatnmiiil Imwd Ire. I..,-,- \ , I,..,,, - huililii w... 

; l.j- ll.r ciliiretu ,1 lUchLill.l Tire llrsl mill ivilhill 111. ,.-.r.l,-r- I .-r.-.-i- i I -. III. .„,,, d.re.i „„.., in l-To At I >..u. a cnurch 

■'" ,1, tire t..»iiahi|. I, ....i.-r. i. • I, .,,1, ,l,i- I'lmi U.ll ill l-i.' near ».,. I nil l-v tl,,. Mftllndial. ,.,, ll, .• .l,i I, no 

I ,.il iu lSilli. |.j Adam h. Illosi,.. , ,i„ ,„,.„.„, , ,|„. s.l,.iiuiii /.,„.- Mill, Audlicr „„ , w»> Luill I l-il. i.i . - I I bouse, were built Quo .total on tl,,. I'hila. 

'"",'- ,,,.., , „ by Sui.ucl Rank in l>..il. and ia lu.ir r .vP.ilte t (ii.ll.-i l,..,i„, il. - ,.H„-r -n . I,.- Peer I.,,,,, Sou ho caariv teacher, were 

•nliaiil -I -I M.illltT. nil M'-t- ; -,- 1 . . . „ ,, , „-.,, |„„i, ,, , -, „ William MclVII. . i, 1-..J. ll I'll.. - 1 a. II..I. ,1 Tut l,.r ,",.1 .Ionic. I --,.,,„ 

' is n.nr mu l.v Mr. My-na A -i.-..„, -,,. -mil nr P.... law is ran I .... wnall ,-,- «... org ,.,,,..1 .,„_•„., •;. 1 -:.|i Tin tear, 

I.i I gulleeocr ' an ,'..-i n lr... In 1 . 1 .... tilt' Alison Jewell farm ,u » I.,. I, l.n'nin. 

lm..ng lit, ami u, .--.._.-. -. ! braid in lire township was thai r.,t. -*,-.- ,-t-t .l.-r.-i„i„l, I'avlor «-..- ,-l„.~-i, l„--i .1,,.,,,.- : lire 

of Willi, lln -vt .a. I... ,..-:• til- r Wat andl-M I lil .. k IVi.v ll-nrv K„,.-, H:,,,„, lloil. r,-,,n an.l Sauravl I'lnl. ,,,,,, 

umiiill" ad....-i„.T..l (,,i,d Willi..,,-. I...lh ill l>..:i, ■ ir,-r.-|.r mhlj lire lir.1 Tin • 

In >:. I.. I.-. oSIilL-r «.l- .•' K l„-,i Millr, ear hirlli t.. a rire dr»l ,,,,-:,,.-.- i.-a. tl. .1 af John I'aawn t„ I',,-, .Ma .lun.-hu-r 

son Richard], mm »-.•-. pralnblj Ihc lir.t vrhitu child burn in the of -1.,-u-- I- -,,,.-i, in IUHH 
toirn.lup. In 1-liT. Il.-niiali. ml. .. I'.l,. Iin Hal,-. Sr. ...,,.• I.irtt 10 a aoa. 

Tire lir.td.-aih »aa a d„ui;hlor of llreliar.l Miller, irlii.-li "c.-urrvj J.,l„. Irhn won I Ire Ural whir. ■ fluid la.rn in lire l..«n-l„u 
iii 1S3SI. The ami death*™ that of Joacpli II ,1, . uhi, I, occorrwl in IS1B 

lu impn.vfin.nits. Rnl.l.ind Mantla a ire- ihf n-rv foreminl ! In iatprovemenu, Km- I... made v.-rv praiaeworthr pr >.w 

townships of lire null She piiaaoata some as oaf la.-iu,u- land She has -.-'„,- farms BOt eitvllfd for l.-nility and dorabilitj in tl,. 
aa L. I,. ,.- loond m N'.r-l.rn Indiana. . county. 

The n, 
the map. II 
Judging from tire many line farms, comfortablo dwelliucs, happy 
homos, and cheerful faces which fr.nt ..in- in travuling through lire, 
townsliip. on- would -a[ (h.m' lire- naure- Ki.-iilaa.l very wre-ely and 
appr.tpriatelv Liiven. 

Throuith Ihf township «..»-. E, I Itivcr— a slroam n.,tfd lor tire 
gn-at amount of f-rlil. land found aloou its .-ounre. I'rreious to 
1S36, no one had sought lo fell her tine forests. and bring her fertile i l>fal , P. 

vall.-ysinlo ,1 -,.„.• .,l',.ili,valion. A lfad..-r ill this wort W,ia found | rmu I Z.Vhi'leianiiil reliially livi - in '<l- l'.wn--,in '-'. ,,,,'. , . „,.' rt ",„ | 

in tl, ,,,-r..,,, .: l'ai-,,1 Unl.ains He came in tire Snmmcr or I-..U I t , ]c princi[u ] yM „ x is s ,,aated a little west of the ffntral part, on I the sin, year, i - ".i lo tab ,- theil ,- - till sain, | 

I ins ireu.l. I.- ,...■,--„.,,, .„, ,,,. I.rm now 1,-l.n, _-,„.• I ^ ,, E _ R ^ , R {{ T|u . ,-,„„„, ^ ,„ pr |„ ri[vl | buaineaa Wcr. J.i.j. . 1'1,-,,,-r, «h., ~, I u. ll,. I iriu OWO, I bl .Mr I'. 

In an; ditneull itndertaiting the u,„.t essential I . ' e w ru it ,.,.., Carire. ,., -I I,.- *■ II ..- r lar I- -Ire 

.■n.T_- IK led 'I" lire,,,' ll"- !,-„ .ry ol lire 1 . ; c Hh|| p rJ g^^ Md N „ [ion! . H (mb..,,. DruOrist; no lln- I:i.-,,i,,..tin.-i -I land ll-re-i, Ital.ka on ll farm -' 

...t «i..- a i, ...r,i„,,.., r.-.i-iio man ,;„._, ta |, [i m „,,, Henry Baltimore, Warehouse; Kike S ing to .Mr. Bngp Tkomaa Clayl "-.,, 

;'" ' " /".'-.''i,', ,' "l"' """lu l' l -' 1 """- Bla-ksniiths ; Hotel, -'Iiai-on" Williams, proprietor; William Parka, on the terra owned by I W low Ki am 

( """•''' ' '> "~ ' l"" 1 '^ ;' , w ' '" I' . I'll; -i. ians am ,,n,il,-,m V:-l, and f.i.l.nin.ii..- Th. v.-ar fo'l .mire', I -4.1 .l-.ln. '....- .'■ argt r -. -'-■ I uo the 

,,in . ,i.i so ,, ..a. n, r. *.. ore p w t r | lllrL . lt ,, l( ^ ,, Haj.li.t ,1,.- ntli.-r a .Ifth.-ii-t Ijr.'dfd , wher- I 

led ire way, f-.ru it,,- ollowing year, , Snhw.l. Joseph K,,l,iosnn. IVire-inal. Population aboul 
at dir--ti-.il. and !„-f..re it. fli.sf a nuui- l r I 

,, had fi\ed their homes within her 

I on lire land now owned hv Ills cliil- I This is ihc smallest township in tire cnunty. Some of her lead. ' ' j "_ , 

Beoiamin Wilson farm. Kdnioml I. , ing entails hn« several tines peiiti-.in.d the County CommUaiooers '.u " ' . " ' 
nnwlning; John ('miner. „n to in-.-reaae her >ise bi addiog a surip from the soulhern part of Kieh- I„ -,+] [t 



the principal rillage, w 
Tliff"!!,.""- am ii-I.i- 

.1,4,,, U, I - li, 
chant; Israel I' fusil. 
gi-l. A. K I'.,,,,,.. M 
MaJcford, l*i -il ,., 
John.". MeK.v, 111., k- 
J. Akright. P i r 

The pin-, iai - re, \ '',., and J. Il.rn,... One ohurcli- 
M.ibrelist ; ami one icl a b,.u.,- Population, 150. 

a .mall villa-, in t llllca.il ■ . rirer. Iras laid ..IT by Tbonii 

(i„ody, in 1..7. Tin t- un lies mostly in Wabash County. Tl, 
store of Ilauna L. Is-kraire, lieueral Mcreluut. Is in Perry Tow. 

iticiiL.v:vr> Tow>smr. 



I. -.. of . l,a- I,.- will be bad l.r t.-.-'erenc.- lo ' The naun 

houses ar , enrolled school children, 1 the map lie 

J population, . i popuiali ,□. - 

PAW PAW, 

a small village in the northern part, was laid off lv Richard I 
Miller in 1s:;li. Miller bad established a trading post' there ihe The ant 

year previous, which was lire drat in tire township. Town. 



Ul'TLKIt TO\V>SIIIl' 






h.e. taken up his al. 
m-nlh. hi 1 


1- 
be 
ho 


Ian It.. . wen 




Hob. it Miller wh 


dr< 


n , Jam,. C. i.n. r 



ERIE TOWSSHIP. 



ia brother tuaooame at the tame time 

t,d lo,-,t.-d no the J. I/,n-r farm Othcra of IM" wore James 
Beard, ttho loi-ate-1 on what is now Ibe Widow Heard farm l^i.re 
Eder. on the David liann firm 'and Muse l'a,k, ,,n lire farm nowbe- 
i..n.-,ire to Mr Thomas Hen Mr Ka'k. »«n al,-r his arrival, 
I. ,!„,_• priinn!ly with the Indians, a, 



the farm b 

that owned bv 'James Hollimibauo John Seller, on what ia also tho I ' The 

property "f 'Jaiire- Hollinshcdc : ^Inrtin Scruggs, on tin- farm of which 

Jain.* Baliim.rf Je-.-e Martindale. on the land n..»- the present It 

site of Chib . John Long, „, the f-.rua whore he U now livin" with I lur- 

hi, .on; William Jones, on tire M Taylor farm, James Long, on Indiai 

thai own.sl I. Charles Long ; a Mr. Balaton, on th, farm owned by tr-adi, 

the heinof Samuel S-niih ; William Ui.h. on the farm wlrer, he re nf tn 

now living -red Thomas Smith, oo the farm owned bv the Widow 1 proTi-i 
Blsh. 



Pern Township. .So far, the 
r..m the Wabash i Krie Canal. 



lire 



onod. 



,-t. - 1 ,- still lino-.-. J Morris on what !- now the Widow 

I',-- (arm Sana Roberts,.n, on that owned bi John l.ijleo- 

'ar-.-i' J,.h„ liann ,„| the I ,rn lon.-.n- to J pK Ham, Jonas 

Soil ■ ,,, now a resident ol Peru, on tire farm which lie still ..wire; 
B. , un , Haun, on the Crull farm, and Joseph Han., -an the farm 
owned - David Hann. 

so, ifter 1841. tho township began to bcrapidlyiwtllcd. Among 

those who came while the ennntrv was vet new and ahared .,, the 

. i hardshi-. incident to pioneer life w.- name ll-nrv U ills Joseph 

Tea the township w , ir| , lc , ib Hll (f m]1 „ Kdmninl Wright, .1 ...,.- Mil,- - I- --■-'., 



,-.,r,,ii 



UUel 11 



' II..1. r..J.,...b Heflcy. Willi. 
i • , ■'•■"■ " ' """ -b.-l'h- John Johoaon David and William Miller, 
lAaliash* ; A j_. n p a|1> , or ,„ hn |, „...,.„, T |, , l01 | .|„„„ K ,. v , . .I„|,„ 



But thrw of th...e *h., ~-ttied previous to 1 K:'.S are now living. I for the punaw ..f l.ria.-n.- he fure-ts 
They an Hubert Miller. John Lnmrunrt William Bish. When wo ! JP35. tnthat year, qoite a number, l» 

bin admir. tl -,r. ,re- - . I | n I... h - 1 ■ v h-iv l-.-.-n spared lor so many j Krie I 'anal, entered the townabtp, pur 

years of u~ fa 1 IJ...r ll ,i • -l II I Kail -r Tiioe ' ha. l-tl Ins mark joinii-.- therein, and kirewi land fl,. w. r. li.-urv kino:. Si"" "t" 

up..n them T!,"„ wl, ■■ ,.. d lo ka and feeble stops r-initid us that I win. settled on the ibraham Dinpnan larm Jan,- Barton un ihe .- ' . 

ail mint pa-. ,«..v II f fully to.,-, they de-eend to the ,„iab, will. ' lam, ..wn-d bv Marl and Lucas Joseph Pol on thai belongiov- to ',',",,, 

the rwpeet of the' entire cnmmunily. ' , Alfred Miller; Joseph and John ll.l.-, on tire llak-rl.nii; I. B [ f -," '}' 

In i.slis, [{. C. Ilarri I,..„i.'d on lb- f.™ where he is still • Uartielt, on thai owucl bv Daniel M. Unit Pierre UVonttire oa ' ... J, 

livi,,-.-. Tl,- Judge, a lie wa- afterward familiarly called w:.. a , the Kl.ae licit farm , o.d Daniel Poller, on the land now owned bv ' a 

man of influence, and took a deep inl-r,-.. in tho -illair. of the town- Haehiey. ^\J, , ^ X"..'.^' bv' 'lire"v n'lous'u. n.oom ,'.",m.' " ' v"n' 

■ ISiiS.were I .'.:•. r the excitcmeiit abated to -,, atom, and the -.'renter pan ' ■,. ' ,l' '._*, i,,, ,i„.i , i,j." n 

I iiiiii L- o' . '"'' ' .sil house* were used as regular plaisiol worship. 1 

,1 ,"" , . !*rf. emigration 10 Krre lowmhip c , mrc |, .„ llU „l ,0 I'.-r.a . al. ml l-.o. 'a Ha,-.,' 

a* school house was built on what ia now th, .1 I.-, 
Another was built ils.ut tl tire time <-,, ib, i 

r. larm. J.reob Klliotl and {, wi ICff.es Were am 



llr.la.rt »':„.„. win, ..-.--.I on III, -I dl 
moug. on tire laud own. I l-i James II, , 
belonging to Mr S,„ ,k Mi. I. ,,1 Taj 



ll... 



Andrew II, Ja-.,l, Uiii.b r. .I.s-e Murphy and Will- 



'.,„, where he is . Juno ... 1 -::ii, .1 ,i.re. Komaah loented „„ the Ili 

m, John Norrt", 1 William II K..n„.sli.«k,, .-ail re-ni.s ,., tire township. , 

. on lire Hrower f.ili.. r . I. „,.• th.o n vniill, of ...n.e I.I".,, -are. I I . -same -.- .., 

■d l.i I.'. Lola. ; Kill Slalh C,,l.. »eul,si on thu lieorgc Nichelaon farm. The \-.. 

owing; Itichard I II- wi ig. H.iT, Horatio Preucb I'-aied on ihe farm re w belongiu 

Murphy, Hen. , '.. Alfre.1 Mill 






In l-i; 



,able to learn lb, 



on that belonging to J ..,..- Jon. 

farm; and lo-ulrei, UverTn.in I 

Prominent ai ._■ ih.-« of I- 

Millcr J.-i'h Hall Mb., I, 
jarnin liui 
lam Millel 

Among ll win. came In 1-lu we naore lain,-. Il.4ll,i-I.„le. , lo I s I" an i -I'l. . mi-.-nliot, tn 

lOnl.en K tharlea. David Mnreua, Amos and .lame. W.a.ley, Willis a few atunly men «-. added lo 

Hill and John Tracy. They went Allnd linker who In 

Tin- al,-... e...,st'.i.,.. d lire La.-I.ul lh, early ~'lllei..ent ill Itieh- : nn» lives; John Mia-ner s 

land llnnbil.-. a lew worthy names .1 i appear, linviug l-.-u , own.d hv N l-.n Morri. li 



atrer- 



Tl, 






irad 



Th. 



I.„em.„|, Ta 

H..I th.- t..wii.h-p was held allheiaih.u I'o. an ill. ■ .r„. - I... ,, ,:-. I,. ..,.._■- Ua Mill- r . 

.7. l.v lire Melhiah.ta Later in Ihe -, .- farm where Ilia son lies 

-o il..- li n I 4,.l„, L.n ■ I i the same I 1 — ,11- II and \1 worn W are! S II, n 



I, 1S11 under this or- 

in 1,1 ai lie eabin of Isaac LilacobargCT. 

name of ana .,,,. I,,,-, ,„ • a little Uier in the anmo year . I. Hi, 

Tire first .In-tree of lie P ae- WICI Sao.ael Ib,b.-rl...n Tbe 

eumore f.ward Krie. and I namea rihr other township ohVon. cannot be learned. 

I,, -oil «„:-,„, her b.r I. rs ; The jrat marriairc clehral/si in the b.wuahip was thai of James 

u lire farm where Ilia win Wiilhelm to Nancy While, in I -. 1 1 I'r-.l lv lire hrst birth was 

n, W„ leaeit, oo tl,.l iba' of Prank I.,l- nbar.-r. b.,ro t.. I- .... -ami ...rah I .r.-.r 

a lln, Jacob ,.--,. r farm ill l-lll Aire.nj lire ,-arln.sl .halha ..I the township wa- thai 

,., A'fr-l M,.„ re; .1 — i t. I of Mr I'llnry We r-.-r.i to any that ll was not a ualur d.-alh, 



„.| Lw,. K 



va-ln-r. were Heawiek. Tr.lslow P.ay. -ila.rl, 

lake. Th. latter. |,,,I ,.,-. o.t „ I m J- 

s, .her. 1 arrow |n,h e.,,,1,1 only be 



j s r i;'l."l' 1 . , .'re'ira.'n",i, , |,,l' y ' l ;,l 
Wtl.al u. »b..in I II ry d.-inai lo paj I. 
It-- li, mot.) This did 



Mr 



Willie I 



lol 1 .!.„„., liailcy, Aimer and 

John and Willinrn .Ni.li.lron, and Mr. Wright. . I.. ■ ..o- ITIer; cnloriiig lo- 

.-ao.oel Phil. no and r." S„l„,.,„ »l„, -..lied nil lire d.n-i ..-„-,,..• lr -m ll, 

r„,n .here 'lei a, W l,li„, al... \. Dingman. Pl.arunt |iel|, l„-l,'»,. I I -,-| 

lh.ra.lus Chandler, Martin K. no. -Ij, and .l„,,b. P. ,r and John proof .'.Hi 



Mr Illlnj how, - fail 

..,!,. ne-l bi. Vl.il. II. I 

mil - ireb I .' mole. I ■ dead 

I heavily op'Oi Mr « illli mil 



fail... k. 



that I 



aii < . w su , u.,a, . .i-e^ 1 s. ■■- ,«,, ■. .»{.. A- ' -W i, ; »i ~.a.«i» i w ai aaiiuaasi wn piaiii s sfwy . : ajaaa w - l UJ.^ an- "- .T^t a-agj an- . ~ 







U.-ll ,>..,..,. I Hi. » ■• Il .1 .1 « l-lll: - ..II, - 

ill, I'lli ' ■ I. Ill « ,■ .1.11 k I.I ,. 'I 

..I « II I.,,. -I, ..-,.1 , linml.Tnl ||i.|i.,i, .ml ,, - 

.1 II ■ . ,. ,,..l ll„ wild. ..,,.,,. in, in amine [I., Indian. 

. i.r) •' ttliiu, I , ,.• lilLrvul rillj . ... .. 

I ... win,,.. Ili, .. I . ..,,.1 

\l„,|ll lesrlv ll.aill ■ ■ . ,,...1 I., ,. ..I. l.l. „,- ■!,.,» i.l-ll. 



I nil III.' I.I ' I'JI I. I .1 ,11 I II, 

II Kh II II II '■nil III.' 

Ill il,,- I I II liri.. .-I.i as, I. ... ll... 



" " ,",'!!,'i 



■i'i„ 



..i I... I., .il, 



ii., 



- ., tat! ,.!' I..... I....,, III.. Mi, 

Hull,., I „.,.l„|, ,- ,..! ..., .... 



„..l Ih.m ,lt, 
, .liner 



„. „l, 



I l.tirial 
.if ili,. Mil 

i... ..., niiii.li ,. ,.- Hi. i;..i..,,.,i;..ri,.„.. 

itn.iullli.ri ril I , , found along ili. banks ol -..,.1 ..i. .,., 

• I, ,! Ii -I.....I. 

Tin nam. ■ mil I." .i ,.ii ••! churches will lie hml l.v tvlcroneo i, 
.!, map. II. i scli....l-l - i.r.- .enrolled school i-hihlrrii, 

is a mall vilLigo -mi. i. ! ... ih,. northeastern part on il,.- Missis. 

linewn Hi,, i N....I, Mil .|< i- ,1... man-haul, I,.,,,.,..- ...„.„.: ,i , 

general glorc, in- g i- LYMiuarter. The iiuuiu of I In |.,-i ..a.,-. 

is Unserve Tli. re .- also in tli« village „i„. chureh— Christian— 
anju soli,...' house. 

S VNTA FF. 
a •mall town in ill,- southwestern pan. ma laid on" in 1-1-1.,- 
Mslhew Foniuiore. Ii L..- i... gsucr.il mora, nun owned l.v Thuuui 
J Bowers, aud llic oilier „v Noah Bim One buicksmilli shop In 
Williaui Wvlaud, ouc church, Methodist Episcopal, and a school 



lil), ,,.,. ,....,.■, ,,| .1 i; i-i : si, ■., 

n ,..,• i- .i. . . ,i ■. I.I .■ 

a III,, •., I -a.., Milla-r W.ls.l. ■ Il lil I ill, I", 

„.l laities, ii I. ,.,, I . I.J I'll , I III, i 

nl...,- an link 







. ... 



I.,..- I Kennedy, .., IMI Til ,l.i 



.1 r 



J. ,i!i ,,,, 



V 
John Hum which ncounud m I I. 



»TASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. 



-|....,L. verj .r,-.l,i:it.i\ i , i!,.- ,t, n-t,._ -,,,,, „l li,-r i-ilii ,- 

1"!,. ill, s mid Uan-us ..I" clmrvlice .,„, I... I....I 1,1 , ,, -.„■ 

mil, Her school houses, are ; enrolled schm.1 children. 
,,,puIatioii, 

1»I1»K CllCKK TOWNMHIP. 

This township, was io nnmod rrom a stream which Hows through 

Il ,- difficult I,, o. rrlio wiu ihn Ural irllil, mm. 
a* thi majority of il„.",.,ri v sellli th are ciihei dead 
From the uii.,1 reliable .,„ll„.r,u at ,.nr ...„„„„„. I. 

Dutand tlic .Mil of breaking tile wildcri of 1'ipu Unci. Ho 

came in 183S. and buill Ilia rabui ,.n 111,- l.iriu now owned by Isaac 



l>i .» I 



.- ill., .1 in, - ,1.1.., .1.1,., I III 

lil ■ . ■■ II..,...- -. .,, Ill 1 ,i,.| .., . I',,.., K , . 

Ii..,.|.,.,„l Shoe* li. U M It, Til ,,H. . -i|«T. Ui .1 M - 

kol l>( U,l.,.n. Urn gisl Sullill, I itin.ll . I.- 1 .■„.. 

I '...L.V .1 Fl.-I. he, Ul.nl.. 1, .1 .- .- 

1-isk. Blacksmith ; Cumber .1 II1.I..T. SI Sawmill; .1... 

II, .1. .,. I'loini. ,..,11 i,i,.| M ,,„,,■., , I . .la,,,., Ii. . 

,. Si .... .v II lli.-.l .,_. II A W Tri- 
ll M V.j.T. Harbor. I'l, ,.,„.,,. V, . M.-riiu. .,,1 

lr,„. Ail irm , .,1 ]..,». A •' II ti X . -. il, „ li, , , 

-- Fry, Wntvl so; Uhui-ulic. ,i lour -M li, 



Kl.il..- .pal, Fvang. Ii,'.,l German llapn-l .,,,., 
S.I... . M. Jl MUlcr, I'riui-ipal; population I.. 






ad. i 



7'.»,y 



pal 



weto ardent lovers ..f their country, and. desiring 10 per- 

hip Ike name of Washington. 
Fn.ui ti... very b. : 



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pirojiiin.nl Kttlemenl in the tnwn-hip lie hieaud .11 1-..;-. on uliat 
i» uov. ih.- Dtmuth laim Hinton »a- ,1 bo I ciwrgrtie yonnp man. 
II,- .,.,11 erected a rode loa eabiu, in trbi. I, he Weed drawins: 
lar.-ely upon tlio uil.l mma ,,iil, wh,,-li ihi l,,r.-i .i|..vin.l, J for h,< 
f»jd. Suoi-.- yean, afterirord. lie renipicd the hlo ,.f b.iehewr be 
nnitin- hiui-.ll" in in.irri _-. l„ a Ldv irln, still nniiei linn and ,'- 
n..w tho present wife ul >h. Demnth. 

For a l'.» mouths \Ir nintoe was the sole UlhabiUnt of the 
lolruship ; but in Is ;;i. , ,i,l/r.,tion tunicl in lllut direcliou, briiieinL- 
aooiuhcr..f,talu-art fcorlea, men. TbeT wira Thomas Omera, whii 
settled nn Ih.. Haver l.rm I'uri. k O'Brien an the larm wli.te he 
is -till livii... J.ou-ph H..,l-v ..0 il.e i.irm belongiuj- to llafor 

ilargerli.of, nn ih,. Hji...l I! Beana fann ; aud ,1 Daniel 

TaiiuyHt, who l.aalcd near tho I.U. Lsmnh -l.,p uf John Miller and 

had charge of a t.-rrv-L. r,ru Urlien of ltBlll were Daniel 

Marts, on the Deriujrcr farm ; Mr. MeJIunnis on tho l«n„ I. Ion- 
ii... to the Widow Myers John liinilii,.-, on tho .-.nith farm: ' 
G-sir.s\. Ileek, on that owned bj Charles Ur..*ni ilalacLi Kulu,, „i. , 
the Miller fum, Michael Duffy, on the form which still bears the I 
same name , iluintun Mi-Key, ,,n the Futarbnugh farm, and John I 
Cleiler, on the farm owned by his son 

Among ibo.e ,.f l-io-ll wore Alosan.lcr Wilson, on the farm I 
where hi., -n George an lira; F.ier Waller, on the land which 
belongs to Li- I,, ir- . H..,,a, I >h.,n„-e. on the lann owned by John 
Whiteside.; William W ,'J,., „,; ,l, c fann where he is'li-ing: I 
Jamea Daba- v. on th. M. .rl. r firm , William Lycee, on the farm : 
belonging f, si„rm,,n .1. !,n Miller, on tho land owned by Ilia l«im; 

Br, wo .11 the George Haver liirm ; Isaac Miller, on that 

ow„..d by WilUaau sl„,.i.r, John Allen, on the place where he is 
still living. Able II. in. r.. on Il.e Albert lllond farm, James 
Downey, 01, ihe land bei nging to James Sharp; John Hoot, no 

Ibe Fred Coleman lain., I'atrick Clw ,1 the farm where he 1- 

•tfll living, Amoa Bank 00 the Cline :..mi , Jacob Keller, on that 
nwncrf by William Mort . and a Mr HeiMn-n. on wliiu. is now ih- 
Bl-el farm. 

Auioog th-wi- who entered the township io 18-1^-1:, wer. the ' 
following. James Sharp, William Kins. John Davidson, Join, .-,s,it. i 

Ilallin, ,re, Frede.-iek Diner. Miel.a. I Whaling. TI. .n.os llainlv. 

Arthur 111.,,. 1 Benjainiu Fiab, Joseph ilupkins. J Brown. John 

lam, John '.arl. II. F l'ork. J. Marshall. J T. Miller and W. II. 
Mi-,„, 

I'minin. .,1 among th'iM ..I ISll-l.i were Isaaa (Vane, On the I 
farm where he is now living. Samu. I Jameson, William Itoiniiicr 

Christian Mori. Frawsj, .Joaciih Bufort, Israel I/,, l'r. J. -1. k 

Coleman, John Urk, J.ir, >l„,ll.-r. > '..I.I, O.rcv, .>a 1 M.-ne- 

bae... r. Sirogl.i. .Mail'tn Fliejg Kpliiiinii lleais... J.... | I, .- oil 

'«! r,i*vid , 



- The yenr I. liewing, 1x3)1, .1,1,11 Ileum r Ioeale.l on the W«f; k 

farm, and Joel Julian on ihe lurm owned by aleiunder Alirahaam. 

In IMO, Jacob Keller settled on ihe David Dailcy fann, aud 

Michael Stroon. Sr., on the larm where hi- son Michael is Lew 

In M.,1,1.. 1641, Isaac Vaii.h.ren scllled on the lain, whert he 
now lives, William I'l.ik .,,, Hie Widow Shivuly farm, and M -. s 
Larimer on the place where h,.- -,r. George ,s living. 

ship, who were willing !■• lead , helping hand 111 felling ber furcsls 
Thev were Josh Me,,J,„„,:: wh..., Iiie.l . n ii. |l,..,l sir,,., I'. .. 

David Carr, on the Cripe li™ J.,.,,., lVn, .nil.,- bei , ,,, - 
Gurnand; Jacob Ur.n. 1 ,„ th bad meet ki nil - . Wiulers 
and Waioj. on thi Daniel Hi--,. 1. 1 .11,1 Stephen kbrahams. on 
1. • owned I.'. Metsj, r J„l,n \ ,.nee. on the U, ntj Melegor lar 1 ; 

Jam. - ls-,,is on whal is now ihe liran.ll larm Burr, on lie 

OUr.ther land; Jacob Foliar", who was lir-i 1.1,,,-k-miih, oil ihe 
larm owmvl nv Manry Isaac Mai,,uis, on the Joseph Sane fan, 
and Jerry Shafor. on wliSI i. „■...- known as lie Shine line 
Among ihoae who calne In l.-lo, w . nam.- the fbUhswins 

John and Eli Oliver on ll,e John Duekwall lain, ■- >le- 

'■mo,- hat owned by Listoo ; Herman Spermbanxr a tho farm 

when he now live, , Henry Crabb, on tho .- oniiel Seed farm God. 
froy Helderly. on the tarui of David Shudman Daniel Keif, ..,1 !i.al 
belongioK te. his heirs, anu Mr. .Tenuis, on whal is known as the \r- 
n,.l,l larm 



IJi:i:i« CHK1SK TOM >-II«l- 



purp,-. of bringing a pari ,,1'lier dens .-.. „.. . -;.u, 

lion. Ih,., were liichurd Miller, who scllle I .1, Jul 

farm II. mas I", ji-.u, .,1. th. rbeloneing . - i«UI 

David Hodman n what ,- n ,-, known 0, the I', k-illoi 



II. 



II. 
unship 



■ lile 



The year IhVIS brought in 

James McCrnroy. Sr., James M.Ciar, j, Jr. ■■ , -.ruled ..11 Ihe 

Duekwall larm. Eli Oliver, oil Il.e i.e.. Il..j. ■ larm. Jam,. 
Lia,,- on lhal now owned by Joseph Colli, r 1 1 .. , H ■■ ,. ■ 

on li, He Meek farm Thomas Lewis, ,„ ilic \ . - , Hernll li.nu 

li.,,,.! Arrustroi.g on lhal ,„.,, belonging 10 . b Netlie ; .lc». 

Juliet ,0 il, William llallinger l.n 111, Ifcwi-j I Jinkins, ou ih. 

Lewi- . lea,., larm . li ll.vnel.l ,-',.,1 is k . an ..• :'i-.. - 



1 -I, ip was rapidiv -ettl.-.l l.v -,|l..'an 



In l-ll and IS4.". 
ti d men like the follow 

Noah Townsend. John Miller. Frv.l, ri.k Keller, llin, ii 

Darid lirav, 1,-iwrenee V. Sh.rley William Falker. Cornelius C ., 
Jacob Keilei. Isaac Julian, Lorenao Shirley, Tliouia- Kinwoni v, 
J, .!,„ Boeslcy. Wo.,.!. Thomas Dillanl and Benjamin llugn. 

I'mmincm among those of IMI. and lslT were Jaooh Bile, Da- 

rid and John Cane, All,-,, Jones, II,,..,,,. h\ J.,,, ,. .\„|,. Q . 

icl Ni.liois, l'hiliip I'.arel i.sirg.- Vaughn V-aiuu. 1 Jon. . -- 

llar,.v Hoover, John and I'ettr l:,d. Si. pi. -n Clcnteus, David 
Sinker, and Samuel and Cornelius Sullivan 

Among those who colored the towushin soon after [847 we name 
I^ae llayne-. Georeo Wrighl, John llaan, lleuhcli Monehar- r. 
Kuphcn Mei-g.r. David and .s..mu.| l!rv ..,„. William I . \ andon ■, 
.1.1,, uid Daniel lluckwall. Sai I Hue,, and Samuel Uurre 



•if pr-i 



Malry.Johli Ilemulli A-l„, Kdwnnb 
Dunn. I'. Bisk.- Il.in.l.i i hair, William Scott, Will 
Urn Wiley and M Cor. y 

Among tbosowl me aii.r 1-1:, .in. ,.,„„, ,„)„ „ nr || 

but who... .,,., dale of -,,!,„, ,., . .„ , I.: learned, we 111,011 

John II...,,, William llankina, llam.y I! Fallow. Jar 

Sherman, Jan,.-. Striker, IM.-r Crisinaii, II Wuhan. M .rk» Mel ... 

Ca|..un Drawlaru. li—g. Hell ink .". Blue, J.J.n 1'no- .-., I ai 

John lile..., II Kly I'l.a.'. ■. and Benjamin Tripped Charl 

llr-.wn and J .hi, Hull... 

The lin.1 r -lignum o..-iiug .n the l..w„.|,ip was held ,.l Ih Il 

of John A.I. 11 in l-l.: A g1.111l.mau l.v the 1 r 1 J.J 

IV..,. I' lid ll„. pr, ., N..,n r ihi. 11 in-, wire In 

al il - I • of II, nn. 1 M. M „„,- Th, lin.1 . Ion . 



Will 



Van lorcn by the Methodises in l-l:: Ml 
little laUr Ihe sum,, year, meeting was Iml 
United Brethren, Mr. I',i-i,v pneiching 

In l-ll. meeting wa. held ... the houss id M.snsi l.annor I 
M.i'i.l,.,. Messrs Bali, and Dune* wen. il.e pnach-rs TI, 
church wa. built by the llapu'sla in IH1-- 

T!.. hi- 1 -I. . 1 „.. I nigh: inn cabin built for lllut pnrpo 
the J..1 Julian farm, in tin Winter of l-l: ,.„! l-ll 



Hinos; W Gar 

..11 Ihe M I'.', 



Il 1-4, . LewiaN - ,.|. r , loawin llcnxll anl Oliver Saudi 

f.rl -1 .„, iheiiniiswli. n ihe) an- ,,.,„■ livi... The same ,.--,. 

cameSylvesIcrTuuilio, Jenkins. Isaac lien, . John in.-l.. 

Jamr-i Davis. Willinm 11 Miller, William li.-rg- Frazier -win 
h.ni and J Ll Larimer. 

TtOae of Is |7 aud '48 w"re Sampson Heed. Iloss, \\ illiai 

Ballingcr. T|,„ma, Caster. Samuel Tnux. Corn 1- Tl.omr,st,n aud 
Ilenb-n Mend, nfaall. 

Ti.-, hr-t m.sting in the townrhip wore In 1 .1 tin I I 

Ricliarl Webster, in lHJIi, by the Melhodirla, damn Kickeiu 
preaching 

'1 denomination known a. Christians „r Ii,s-i,.l,-s was ih, nev 

elureh organiaation. They held their itio.-'a: the Inm-e oi 

Austin II.:, ell W Smiih and Daniel Him preaching. 

Ti. -.no- v.ir l-ll., lie ! r I'r-k B.pn-ll Mrdl .... leilll 

Kldcr Walker was IhcirCrsI preacher. 

Tie year following 1 ling, was held at the house of L. N 

Snodti -:•. Iv ihe M.tlu.lisL,, .lame. Kicketta and J, nn Leach beiug 
Iw-elel. 

Ti lirsi -. Ii.w.l was iiuighi in a log cabin on ihe fan ' Miller 

Hail,,- in ihe wi r of l.+l.i and II.. le. Henri ' o.rr.-ll I,. ..„ 

Il.lliiw.-Ig. a rl.g.el I hou-e was l.uill ,.1,'e,. larlnol '.,,'-, it 

11, rn in ,, i,.,h.l„hi, Truax niugllt a seh...l. :h winter ol :-lo 



TI lirstcloei was held al Ucynohla Mill, in IrHU. Ii.aud 

Jenki - was ,J n first Justice uf ihe I'm Vuslin lle.-n-ll 

TI -- Coarsen and Lewis S I.l.rlj, Tiu-I.-s : W. II. Miller, 

Clerk David Kills, Treasurer 

TI l.r-i mill il, ll,C Uiwn.l.ip wo.lniil! I.) Ii I! Id-„.1-|.". 

Thi. -v. loenl, pnnd i.y, he ,.,..,,. ,-r, ,.. „ g„. l.imlhe „p,,.rl«nilj 



William Clark, ih..,,,.,. Kenworlhv «... r|.,i..| liisl Jusliie nl th, 

the I" - I-: Va.,.1 ..ren «„., c'hos.,, Tiu.l.e. I..,, nl,,-,,,.. l„ 

-r 1. K. Ilo, lloll,.,.,,, s-,-a„p„,,i.,| 

TI01 following were some of the iwrliisj marriages celebrated ia 



Among lie e,.rl,. .1 l.inlm w... ihsi of Naues J.. 



II I llr. 



nil 



Among the lir-i ilea 



Nosh Tnwnacod. y| 



Wallick noil. I.y an Indian naiu.sl Frank 
1'ipn Cr.k I,., mad. rapid ami eery pral> 



Ihe pr eipal village oflh. Uiwimhip. i. -iiou. -d ,■"-..•...„. 17 and I- 

Town-hip -'.".. Bang. I. Kw.i li w,t. laid oat In I'm. VI ' rich 

County Surveyor, for Isaac Howell 1 ia„„ ihe following ,-, 

K lluiiiriill -. "ry I....L I Irmu-ries, en K II F.rm.-i 

Drug-. 1 l-l I! Farmer, llr, II I. mid Notion, Saw.n.ill A 

.ill A-. Tunis. Mn M C I 

i.r, Blaeksmilh W. II l'r, »r. II...I...11J 
».. Shop: K !'• '■ .•>•■' » ireli 



H II n„„k ,.,■ U„i 

Mason anil Odd Fellows' I.-.I-..., I llruil.il - I I . 

Mllo.i... Kpi.op.,1 and L'hii.li Disciples I'opula 



I. 



"CiTSKC'-^X-'V* 7 - ' ~':>^3t«aTSe**w , _BeFacTe;'^r»35«^^ 



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it 



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...,» I..-I. ,..,„- ... Levi .Milhr llenjui -. 

II, hi Wil ... |l- -• mi th »'••'• '•• '• i«' 

„l Hi .... -I.- II. i.k,... I.ini, I I. V.I, i , III, : ii, ,.l 

I.,..,.,,.! II. k M W ■ .I..I..I II lam I.-- • 

Olive. World I , i \n.i-. . i>- .kj.l » ..• i- N. >. -■ '.n 

... ill,- P,.wcl farm 

K.,., ., ,i having .in.. 1 1." .'.II I.., .turn. - ill.' ,. ... I- I.. IT 

lln.-co'l,...'..,- .. :l..i ,. II. -Mil - 1 1 ..t.." 

ri.kli.'.i-' Clic i I ■-• .Will M.I., Ji.llli II I llii 

Hoover. .I..I111 Hull. ■...,! .-•. ■ I I.,,., ..... 1 c,,,. M.rclls lluiiuaa 

Kcllison. -I I. '\ Joseph K.-.l.r. W'.u. Mctiilir, .Morris 

l.itll-I.Jn, Ili.ri-.i, I'.v , John I.. i..... ,..,.. i Webb. Uilcy 

Martin. Richard W.I r. -..,„•.... Fa.l.w .'suae M v. A.ij... 

Horsong I Snuiucl V .rkm ,. 

A i.j 'I.-.- win .allied ill ii.- township in l-l- III ... r. 

.-amuel Ki...r!-. Awl CM) M..-.-. Ward. Iva:.-. Jacob 

Hull. .la. Ii II. ...... I- ■.. I ;, !.. r M.lhew i...wuia... V and.- 

vencraed John Clviucr. 

The lir-t ii.ti.iii,'; m the i.,»n.l„|. .. .- ... l.l ,i [lie robin of Henry 

Doggy, in l-l-'. b. I.- K| 1 .,l Mi ib ..1,-iv .1 R I),,..- preach. 

,„■_• In 1-iT I ' ineotiugs '.... held at the in.lm.auf LivonpwU and 
Llttlojuhn. 

The first cliul Ii «... built in Wapecons. I)j ih. Mell... lists in 
1 -."I « In 1-7.1 ih.. I oiled llr.-lliren buiil .. church oil lb- farm of 
Mr L.>k 

The line school house va- b.nli on the / ll.-ICIlle Umi.in 
13-.::. Klias llohaogh had -barge ji the tint neliuol held In ii. In 
K... ... ■!,. r ... I.j,;, .,,. Ihe Lewis II..... r foj-ni. Ilonrv Mur.leo 

La..-.- I...-. Sm .el I held then About this time, 



the lir.1 el. -ii .ii .... i. eld jl lb. cabin ..I John W .i„..,..i,o. in April 

fir-tln' ■.■ .I.-. -V.a- .-.., '»,... ...'..,1.1.1; John l.'lymcr. 

John Tr ... . and Simeon I ..rlow. Trustees 

The first uiani.g, ,va. that ..! Lewis llceac t.. Catherine Ujvk. in 
the IMi ..I I- Ii. Hie same v. ir William Love was married to 



.. il. i ,| .1 .I..I.I ... i 

I II ll.r M „...| Ji.I.ii I . . , II. 

|| ,.'.,..„ I ,: . .11. ■., I'.l, I! I .; I ...■■ II . 

I I Vb .bam II " » ■> in. .-,-.. 

. , ■,.. n. ihe . . . w . . - 1 , , | . wa 1.1 at tin, r.il.in 

■ i -I- .., ...-, ■ ., .. .Lit.. .... I ::., Kiel 

I,,.. I.. \|.,,l .i ih- -.m. ;.-.,, l.-l-., inn; ».,, hold 

.1.. M.ih I- .1.1,,. Lea. I |- 



II 



I.:.. 



: .-. ill, I nil.,! II, 



lllrani l 1 r,.-ii . 
N.-cll. ........ in li- 

,. I'lli ..in. .. ir ih. Methodist .,i P, a 

I.mli ,. .....I ebun i. 1 1,. ;„„i ... m.iniii.i - - .. 

Il.-.ir. I'.- --I. lo.l in ' -I II., [, ..... I.. .,,-1,.;. 

Tl.cli,.: .ch.a.l... . In ,..»,, d.,,. ,....„ -nl-.n, i schi.il toughl •'- ' ' 



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■■ ■ I P...I • ... , 

■ .- -I. -• Km, ill 

. - . .1. '. ...I 

, I ...I, .„.,.:. ■ . 



„ I.., ..... I,, la, I I.... a .1.1, 

i -l. Ii- In-. |.r, ..hen. .1 I I. 

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... ii |, ,. lb, ,....,. , | 

■■■ - ■ M, i.i.. - l-l- .3 ..ih 

Methodists II i,,.», «... ■. • ■ . . ., 

■ l'i- .|i I- ... il- I ■ ■ . hi 



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, it, 



In 1X1... Na..to, it f Andrew W.i.ili.i.l. ir.ve birth n, Mtrtba 

Woolpot. who waa ,be 6rsi wh.te hil.l burn in ib. .....nsliip 

Tbo brst death n. the wile »l Henry li.,a.-v ... ibe year IS4.", 
There ar- at present in I'lav Township two ehnrehos, eisht 
9cho.il hoiuca, enrolled - -I..-.I eb.ldnin. and a p.. 1 ,o'ation of 

Is situated ,„ the southern pun ,ud ...mains Iho following hunincee 

houses 

. O W L.iwvc.., Dry Hoods. Booh .nd Shoes Drugs, etc.; W. 

H. Hofforberth. Hry Goods mid ..r...-r,.^. I-,-, <«.,.la„d Kl.ick 

vnith and W .•■.-.. n Sh.,p , K Tc-jnlcn. Sow-uiill ; J. C Srouker, 

lin.-i and r-awmi'l W II Klin-. I'lanioc mill ; Foal Office, G W 

Uwver. Hr.iuiastcr. Population 10" 



II VIIIIISOK TOWIV-.1IIP. 

Th.- tow ,.hip was named ..I l'reaidcnt William llenrr 

llarri-n !•• bisi se,||.-r wa- Uiili^m Smilli. wh-. loeat.-il in >b. 
,S..rn,..- ol 1- 1 1 on the Bias Meu.au-h lanu Tl- -trea.u- ot that 

S„,.|, .... .. „„. :ir- „,n, Pi|... Ilrc-k. 

Ii, a sb .tl ',mc. he w.e. j.„„,.l by .....ral finally enerBe'ir 

;., - •■ -i -h-a, r.,.l,..[ il„ lean-!,,;. I.. .^,„,i„,„... I'ipe 

Creek, as Smith had l.n , II,-. wen Joseph l'....n 1.1... h.sn. I 

.... the '.ml , lanu . Kennedy, who settled on the Allen mul 

|l.,l:f M in H«y, nn the land now owned by Mini; J.rslina 

:'b,r| i.a.n... I. ...,•,„.• t- Itieluud Crano and Jucno StilLs 

wh., ecltled on III, larui ..... .«.. I by Widou I'oltner 

In IHir.d the C.llowins met, Itnri Mnrd. n, who locmV-d ,.n 

to hi rw. Wih. in. ilu' ... il. Il", . I. Ii.. . ■. ... .1. ,,. .-".... , 

Mimc.ii l>r,.r .... ii.. a,..l now w.. ■! by i:...iai..n Tutoi and Kli 

Still! untile lao.l I ■.. Ilrowu b.ur. Till «iu.c \ ai 

l;e-v„a...| U.l.w.r .... ,.,.■. . , I...., I„„ , . I..| ,.,.,„., ■!.. 

The ,. ,r l-l,! l.r..,-_l., lb- I., :...,„„. a- .Hli.mcn J-. I.. . . 

• h iu..|.,nii- lann wl. .. I... , •. „.„... .l„l„, n,|..„..... 

■he farm which -till hears that n .,.- /.. f Smith. , i.,,„n... 

..w.i.-l I., Weaver I., vi Willi. •., land now 1,-1,.,- „.- „ bis 

h.ir. > ,..i, llau-k I.. Will,...,, Draper Carlo . Id...... Hull 

..„ that ..... ■•»■.• I I., .1— o l.e.1 -...■■.. I'...-,....... the llari.1. 

Wilani, farm ; William Wii.el.iir lb. w Mnu-in Stepl. r 

«l,d.l..-.b Mi l-r k.....o ... i... !i ii.-.., lio, 

Ill lb, . „. 1-17 ...d i-l- lb".- ..i.r.d lb- township ib. • |..i 
I ..,,,. ...'.-I .,„,., I cilia Jalncs lirahnm, Manhail I. nail... a- 



I 1 II I,-.,.., I Smilli p,,a. I. 

hi Ji ■ I. ■ ... ,. .mull ■ il win. I on hi 

wiuicr of 1M7 and Is. The lollowitiK w r luiri Murdc 

., -. I in a hour, whiell - i uo ill.- lit I Wil Si 

lb. ii...- 1,, | ..• oil,, l-l.: T ,.„•,..., .„ 

..... b.-l.l ,.| ibe . al-in of Mr Smith, -r .0 ,, bi.li' . i. bl--,i ...le- " r I'i-vipl I- ... lb. I ».<•, I elhreu au.l V......J. M.: lull 

A.-VMa0.i >, |"!o7,:.ie U '.K.Im'"M'^,M.,, ".',"'.' l'!",vl.'| Il .'",,„- :!'.'. S a-." l'.,',,-. ,' II II I'M.,-, , lb. | M . 

Joseph Mswhrnv ,d.,i -er..d - Tru-le- ill a tere earlv dav " ' ; I'" ■ '■■- >■■" ' thi Orsl -.1 -.1 Uj> .... the I i II nja 

Till bi-l loarri...- that occurred in ll.c hiwiiraiip w... that of mill I 1 '- I'll. • > -1- in thel w> ill oil till •-..in 

William l,....t.. a .i.iujht.r ... William Smith, in lb. spring. -I '•' Mr '■" - S .rlj i...- ..i. Thotuiu lleec. 

N; The name .ear. Ilenrv Mi-.-v was married to l.o/.d ell. *l 1 •• ■ P. Kliialalll I'.-k. Dal.d -. .,.!,. id ..,.1 I' ,..-) I ,.. : 

BurUI-U. '" In-'l'- liomi tl.irij .lavs a'!. ri'iiinaalioU ■■! ■■ II » 1] 

January I I- I-. llicr. w.is born t.. Marsball and K.liib lit. ai ' the Uirl cleui ra. hold al III, , I .iame.- t V «.n 

boiuo, a sou ilic.rv. . wln.h ..... n lie e.irb. I lortk. in the i *'" ' • * ■ • ■ ■ - Inept '■ • 

township . Ti..- l„ • .1,,-,, . t th I... was Dinid DuuioJa; Coostable, 

The Srst death was the wife and child of •• Black Kill." early in Abraham Set tVi ildy ilu first Ir.,-:..- were Juuie, Jlclviulei 

the year IKI7 The next d.-.i'li Wa.. the wile of William Wine- I audi. al..e. II,. ■ 

burn, tlie same rear It bcioc aluiosl impossible to ;er tbrouch the , The Br.- inarri ig-iol. bral.,1 :u ibe i woahip ocn- lb..»ofCbarl« 

..o.h1s with a .agon at that time, her enmu w.u earri-d from SaULi ] .Marine to Maria Uulluiuer . v'-e.r A.ldil.ciou to Mare A. North . 

Fc, a di-leoce of four miles | nod Peter Clu-tcr to Ciodii WiiL'bt. Thcao all .spurred about the 

lla.ris.,0 Township ba- ihrc, eburehes. seven school houses. year 1.-4- 

enrolled school children, and a |..pulauun of . 1° May le44. a daughter, Mis.iuiah. w.e. bora to James C, and 

| Delilah Poulaoo, which was probal . ibe l:r-i i.irtl. el the lowosbip 

SOUTH IIKiiVK n, a nr .i death was an inloil child ol lb..ma.. and Mir; 

is -iluai.J near the central p.n. on ihe line of the P.. (.'. 4 Si. L. , Addinclon. 

R. R.. aud cnlaiu- the following buaiuess houses: I ... Iu impr..,emenis. Jaek-on has made commendable pn.;rr.is6 She 

i' V. tliM. r |i r , i; ,.,,..; w l„ Va.nil', Dr> Goods ei- . ' ba- a.t churches ; .i.bt tchool hauses; enrolled school ebib 

A Ke-l r \ I't-.n-r. I'rucvi-is. A Kcsaler. Dry Lioods nud No' ! <lren , and a population of . 

tion. Ilrapcro: Smith rde Factory; John Myers. Hotel ; n,e I 

Mark- lila.-k-niiti, M M Ho.-.a. -aw-Mdl I'arka ,t Parker. I 

Saw-mill; I' K Miller War i.e r Miller, P.*t master. Tl..- "a- laid not S-ptco.hci -'J l-l- ■] .,-..,.•. W isoodrich, L'ouniy 

Physi,,.!,. .r. I.-,i, .. i:....,i,,d llolten Populauoos nbout L'oll : Surruyor, for Willis K lluuuO II P Jle, i . e. pnetors. 

A t I. tore 10 ihe w-tero part of the towoslup is aue.-e-.lully I' is siiuaOal 10 .1. -. , :J I a, .In;. .'.,. N-rtb i K . b' 

controlled by L-'M. Brodcr. I East, on the P., C. i St. 1„ 11 11 and contaiua the lollowiug busi- 

To d.-se lav is due the errdit of boilditic the hrvt briee bouse . nes. boas. - 

in th.. township in 1876 J. 3 M. Comics, Furniture Allied Weave.. Grocery; .'. L 

| Fisber, Dry Otssis, Wilban, l..i... .i.r ll.ati.uiuut Li./cib.r.ar o; 
I DranLci.. Kctauni.. Will,, m ll-.i.k-. Kill. I., r i< Ii KobiOaon 

JACKSON' TOWNSHIP. Livery Stublo « 11 H.iblcy Lr. Is aud Cll/lbing; Patrick 

Lis... Tk™ I-,,: „ -J«ll„n a. , ,i „ M.Kini.ev i.r.a.r. William n.-.'.ru. llard»..ie . A T. ai.iiun, 

..,i!„.?.:; T"!.7;''.° ,, :."!', ."' ■ ""'-si" Miller Urothers M Ii .11 ... ... a .-I .... . KieUurd 

and Notions P.. i Met I . .-.. Is 

"I" I Murphj til.., . F-jruiliire , I i-car Mend l.b.,1 in..... I .1 11 

KiohinTfo«i'.-l..iV'.,,,;.',''l^,'n,;''^l.u-"'ltt';',..^ " *-r- ■>'■'• ' ; I. Xiti Ml p ll.i.'. i: - Dry L. 

T ',, hit v, r,r..iii. „ll Ii w ii i a.el ..■.. t... Mrs Led, Millinery; I! h. llobmsou, Printing 

' ' »""'„„, "„,''"; ,. . '„ i'i". ', ','] ," it '"' "" l",\ '"' "*"'* " ,J K,|: "" X ' ,M1 '•" '"' ' Jj ~ Sulliran, .-,.,. -.,,.in. 

' '. ,. . ", '■ / ' , .' ,'.' '--•"•' '■ '""■ \| .M.I. „„re Milion Wr-.-ht I'm.-.., i. l- .wl.:, 

farm which still host '.'.. .■'.;•.'.",', .-':.'" Th '.n"'.-' >l'-,.n ' wh . --,.!-d ''""" > J K '"'" :l '"- A K ''' U ' 

-. 1 M Havi. larm, and Thomas Aildington. who l.....t,,l on | *!' '' '"'"■-":'. ' '"■"■' Me'.alb 

the land n,m„ which , pan ... .be town of XeuU now sun.ls. ""* Md ,,,"„""' u) „ ' 

The .• .r l-l: brought -vend men. wh-, .1.. .ward |.la.ed . ' ... „ •' 

prominent part iu the nlTairB of the township. They wcro Dliv'erH. ., , I bj.iclans are A 

)• Masei alio settled in January or that Tor on the land which is Me ,iu. a .1 . l.-.-n. ...... 

tl- ,..- .■•„■ f ;...„ ... X.,.„. .■...„." f.rm „. .. .' ut..twc_Mc.h..d.st«.d atian ... 1 iple. 

0« I by N-l-n. am! James ,j at is known „ ,.,, U,J .arm ' " ' '"" - K " U ' J ' '"" '„ ' "" ""/,' 

i.. i -ii. j,,.,. , M, k,„; „i..i..n,b..i,.,...h. , :"• v,'", "„:;, "no.. an ' H ' 

livin- The san...... ..I earn. .Ian- I l-.i.- lar.n 1 "polallon, about 1.UU.I 

now „w,„d bv llu..by, Wil .... II »,.,.... on the Holm's farm 

Sain.i-1 I - no thai not. owned I,; I.-..1 .1,,,... IJalliouml on ih 

Darin. fam. H-.nd on tie l.,rn'. win", b -idl b. ... ib. - ., „,e 






. .Urns. Klinu, .. a.e- 

r .: K.ini.aii .-.,„. h. 



i. ....nn 

Vbnlian 



, l-,p. I>. 

I lie. I ,,.,.< 



■ hat n»w ..W....I hj I ..• M. 

was el ...- d tpiitc ln-,.i ; 

I.. IS4.1. John l/.ng baai the II 

on .ha. wh.ae I » I,,.., II, 

I'.rl.v. William II ■.„..., ..n ...- ...-in wl 



■„ isknr.wn , Helms la 

■.■ .- M.r... - Ilullni 

I -V J ....... ... »I„,H- I.e.:. 



-IU. TO'IN "K \ VI II..V 
ishipSj, liui-of. Kurt lb 



John I'I f .. II t 'cllow. I i L.nl. ...I Ai.ij.i. Iti.lg. 

Wa. il .he I,,,.- of the P t A St I,. IL [(.. and Ilk. the bd- 

lowing bu iii.sn houses 

Philip V.n.r-. Dry ........ .... i N- Benjamin llond I'r. 

,1 i .- |.„ 



lb. S ,-1 K.l.s.r.l- ..:,.. l.-,.,d Draper. ..ii •!, 

than l-a-.o - II,,,.. and Thomas firm 

Ihl a l..l..,...„... ... \|..rr... Kill, Michael 

.Vi.han An I wl ■ ...l I- - s.,,,1 kill 



'we-ne'lhy s.i 1- 

'I - Arch Ii.„ .:„., 



■on lb II. 



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-r,„ ,„. W ircln. 

I! mow... .-!....■ 



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' I' •'■•' "■'■"" oo .... P U.b ,., A 

lnl>vli;. i ho township w,e. ..njaniar.1 "11 P Ifaev ir.t up n Hunker Hill III health. 

itinntot ill, • wl th was signed by all tl men in the town- ; •-, , 1 1.. ... an- u.. •.,..■ 

p.,..,. I, .,-.•.»,.. al-. .-,-.. ..at-,. le.l ...... .„c •.-,-,,,.„.. I I.e pl.,oi ' II.. - ,,..||„.„ 

'■•: I-.-..--I :•• I- -'La' ibe- w Itokis.plaw I . r.|.-r cry -iihleath. wl all I. 

1 ..I lb. ....«,. .I.,p ,.!,.„.. a., .hie' Th- p. „.-rs.|..,i.-.|.l.e wis .-a.., f.mhe. i.illiri. 

a>u Liberty to U- - the township O. II. P. Maaoy walke.1 to Pr pal, or Dr. J \ D.I.I 



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PERSONAL SKETCHES 

OF SOME OK THE PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS OF MIAMI COUNTY. 






JOHN AMBROSE GRAHAM 

was lorn in Baltimore, Maryland, January A 1817, [li> parci 
wore n.niv,- uf Ireland, and cauie to Miu- country in ISIS, Tli 
lunli 1 i.i Raltimure in thai y. .r. after a .uinni p.-i-.- of to 
months. Ili.-iv I.--I !■■ i"_- uvarlv «mW. mi.: her i.i-.-wr iin.li 






, Ho. 



fitful -limpscs of moonlight, were not "I a obaraeler to inspire favor 
able first Impressions 

The ni.nuh of the Wabash, of the youthful pioneer's mental pie. 

turing wn, a town ot houses and I pic the plaee in realitv wa! 

without either. It presented nothing t.. ibe etc. at that time, hut . 
drear; wane of tstrbid Water, oel la ih. • ,r a -olio 1 hut till cry of 

alivin-: creature or sijo of habitat »a- m sijl.t— n.. ho, to eon 

fey him to any part ol the city, and no I . i acioas ruun. i pceaenUof. 
the superior adranttuzes of the hotel in who— interest he was em 
ployed. On the contrary, the young inv.ler was pen. nil. .1 t.. enjos 
the sweets of solitude, which he .lid -itting n|,,u hi, fau i ...... It 

out of the water, where it had been plated l.v the surh boatmen, 

until ocardavlLdit when, to vary the nay, he ventured up on 

top of the bank above him lid 



outlined in the obscurity of the inc 
op the river. Adva 



itraik i 



■■int farther 
he Bound to 
1 be found 
id he look 
on bv high 



lint about hal 
a steamboat bound up the Wabash a, 
passage for that point nent, after an 

water, he took I li- -• i ■■■ ' r 1 ..,'■■. • "• At Lata veil.-, in. hotels were 

full of people all - .mingle harm/ th. an 1 aria btnd-hnnting 

forborne. Finding -ii he -•..■■ I I I. .■■■n-'i Ukcn for 

several days in advance, and that '. nre one b- wou.d have to 

pay bin passage and await hi.- turn, h- remembered that be might 
walk. Indue time be performed the pedestrian task, and reached 
Peru, his plaee of destination, weary and fo.,i-.re. 

At Peru, he entered the service of Alexander Wilson to clerk in 
a store that he and a brother wore rfflin- u run .it Losampnrt He 

remained at the latter pi... -Lai o- I f the -t .r. until the Springof 

183K, when the business »». closed u; and be ranrwd to Peru in 

accordance with tl risinnl igreemenl At Pent, t ■■ . I rked for \ 

Wilson nntil the Kail of 1839. when > had I ■■ r ■.....- . agre. 1 



New t 
quenci 



. and shipping by w„v of the Wabash tn 

i, tor- w iiltillv oi.-.i.. •e-l'ul. in conse- 

ted market, mid low prices, 
Wilson ,v I'., enntinoed until l«-.l,when 
the subject of this -ketch was el.ci...l Sheriff or the County, to 
which nrSce he was ro-eleetcd it, IMS. and which lie filled until ihe 

eipirati fliia t. m, in Isl.-, In Fchniarv, 18411 S Fisher. then 

Superintendent of the W .had, .'. En.. I'li.sl' mpoinnd Inn. . l.-rk in 
the Canal Laird oil... which he Inhl until the Summer ol IK4V, 

wh-t, uml-ril. ..I .1,.,-liiej ihe Mat. . bin, known as tl Butler 

Bill," tl Bee wan r. ■,...■.. d ... I, ..,„-,,„. 

Hon.- ,,ui .a 'a .r.rih. removal ..I the Land Office he 

bought the primiie.- «l! which w..s king idle, hocnuse several 

efforts t lahlish ,, lew.,.:.,, r in the place. I. vl fail. ■ I 

Aft. r .. renovation ol the nffine ho pr nti d U. llm r plo on the 

2-llh of June. IMH, the l.c.t number ol the .1. .■ li >„ H i/tW, 

which he .-■..■ limed an editor and pr„|.r r nntil the Summer of 

lflf.l.s p red ..f ov.r thirteen years 'Ihe paper ss-ded in a 

bo-ine-,.,,, view, slid* I ihe leading lie ratir papers 

of the Suite. It i. still published. i.lil.uugh n has passed through 
several hand- sine, bis connection wi -.! 

In |..,'l,lhe -ohieei ..I ' this sUlrh was.- I lle,,i 



He was married in Peru. Indiana, on the 2-llh of June 1*14, In 

rarolino A Avail,,,, and a Ihmily uf sia girl, and line. boys 1,1. ..o.| 

their homo. The baud of Death has wrapped lluir •■■ joyi.na 

household iii mourning, !■■, Liking heme, a few •■■ .r< agu, iw,. of 

his son., and within the past tear, hi It -ii ami beloved wile. 

lie lives in :. eoioloitalile" I,,,,,,,, in I ', ro ■ n, rounded hj his 
remaining children, and occupies hi. time m ..uperint. mling hi. 
farm ncir t.-viu, and managing his oiler bn.-ine.s 



WM. L. KITI.KIt, Pkiibv Towssnil', 
was a son of llirani and Nancy Butler, and emudsonol Win and 
Elizabeth Bnllcr. 

Hiram Butler, ihe father, wm born I>-. il IS08 in Warren 
Count. .-.-. of Georgia. During I....I i was l.r. ...'i by hi- 

and Eliiaheth Crumpaekcr, born .lime 11,1 .'•:'. in Bedford County, 
Virginia. She emiLTatcd with her parents (■• La Porte County, 
in iaMIi. 

In 1S39, Hiram Butler and vouni: wife io .ved lo Perry Town- 
ship, Miami County, where eveotuell) he beeaase Ihe swner of a 
large estate. He soon grewto bav. -the c ,.:. ; it, ,....., I.. „f 

elected County '(Jnnimi nei ten -.,. issue) n ... • rma ■'■■ til 

years. In 1S7U, In- name «... „■„,„■■ .1 let Ihe -..me office a,-,,,,, 

hut before the eonvenlion «... h, Id — M.-, 4 1ST"— he w„ kicked 

and killed b} a horse He wa, bun..] with Ms n- honors, in Ihe 

cemetery at Gileadi and it is said his funeral was MM i bj th. 

lar.-.si .'.oneourse of people ever witnessed ill the uorlh end of Miami 

His widowed wife' still lives on the old homestead, in Perry 
Township, with their only son,' Win. L. Butler, lo whom ihis is 
dedicated. 

He was horn at this homestead, January L'T, 1*41 Growin-j to 
manhood, Feb. 7. l^f.7. he married Miss Catharine 'Iridic, daughter 
of Jacob aqd Sarah Tridle, of Kosciuskn County, Indiana She bad 
cine to Indiana with her parents in infancv, Iron, Miami County, 
Ohio, where she was boni, Oetolier 27, 1 -In ' 

A sketch of that old bomestend with portraits of Hiram Butler 
and wife, and Win. L Boiler and wife, call be seen oeeupying a full 
pafe in ihis volume Wm I. Butler is now in ihe prime of lilt. 
He is surrounded with comfort and plenty, aud may a happy future 
"await him I 

GEORGE WILKINSON, LlHoout, Allen Township. 

This worthv citiwn of Miami County is a native of R'.-s County. 
Ohio His father. John Wilkinson, emigrated to that county, at an 
early .l.v frum Sforth Carolina — the State which had niion birth to 

"' i'lael,,'- .,-l.ee 1 o „ '|, , ." o, ,-,\ „ , ||i, e T ,, n ,|r.,l| l e r WilkioSOO WICJ 

horn iii I-.-I...1 while his mo.h.r had des led from German iiiicns- 

irs ii.,.o, bad b.-en hor.. Februan ". 1-17 lloriu.-thcF.il 
Of his twentieth v.-ar 1^.... In- l>lo-- la.„.'v ioeludii.--- himself. 

t.-.k t I. :■ ■• n'f th. I Slate ■ a Ohio n.d ..... rated to the Honsicr 

Stan "I .■ or- u ■'... • ■ • ■ « .... ..tl.-ioed...... bur the 

overland A d.«l ... I .... a - ...... d .,1 twetily-fivc day. 

' They spent their Brst' is ■.!,. , '„, ih.- tl- e h ,,,,1,1 ,.r Mci-o ihi- 

connty, ehuneiug, th. folhiwimr S| he pot where now stands 

il, .-■..[!,-■ , I f.m. ... and thiotj established a ncrmanenl scttlcnictit 



years, and Gliding the business not yielding satialiiete . relorn- \lr 

Wilkinson clos.d oui h, k ill Iraile ami retired t-.-ain In fern ing 

At the time of entering the mercantile business, Mr. Wilkinson 

laid. oil twenty lots and called it Lincoln, acllini: some of ih, ],. , ,„ 
ten dollar, each. 

The I , P .<i C K II. was completes! ill l>li!l. Hi.n„ ■ tl.n. ■■ ar 

Mr W„ jointly with 5Ir James M Powell laid out wl . is known 

a, W.lknisoi, ,V I' well . Addition 1.. ih, I n-o of I. nclo ',;.„ 

connected w.ih the itrain and warehouse business; hut ho has now 
retired. He says for many years, after their settlement in wl-.a is 
now Allen Township, he knew, by name and count toin-e. n-srlv 
every voter in the uorlh half of Miami County. Bui at ihil -iioc 
he is iinacc|iiaint<-d with many of the voters of ills own town-hip and 
feels that he has become largely a atranger in his own uod 

He is now in his ill-t year, and ,av- that, in 1.1km .• a review of 
Ilia ol :. sees in it many defects, -hut is thankful 1 • the All-wise 
II, io- I r Hi- _■ ..in. -, and mercy wherewith he has been blessed , 
so that. in the laii-tia-e of one of old lline he exclaim,, ■ G.s-incss 
and lo. n \ haiti l-dlowed me all ihe day, of my life.' " 

May bis enjoyments and deeds of usefulness yel he many. 



JOHN AKEIGHT, Gilkad, Perby Towns 

This most worthy citizen of Miami Coun'y is bv del 
binalion of BndUn and Gcnnaii. His '-randliuh- : 
Akri-ht. h.on in Emtland, crossed the Atlantic t« Aloe 
at the a-e of IH years. At the l.reakin- ...11 of the K-. 
tra.k sobs with hisa.lopt.d coiinliy , and./..i'" 'Ilk- ' .. 
out the Ion? and bloody stru-nrle. He wis 11. the hall!. ' 



tin.-. Monmouth. Trent..,, and 
if 1 



lived to a L-..0.1 old 1,-. 
Wm. Akright, th, 

State, was f.orn in 17' 



ell of 111- I'. 



till I 



Ihr 



«, d,-e:e,.sa.r-v, pc,eale, 
e- Issin tainted more with 1,1.1 
iiiilur l.e-an I., disappear, sin 
.1,,--; it. uolden, 1,- .If.!..! n< 



et-ale to Ihe I ml 
elected Chrk ..I 

and City C 

Special Al.s-1,1 to 



lo 



II 



Me 



1. lie. I . 

sil.iluy, 



-. ,s w- re til, loor'l, linolv to . 1 1 le ill ' h- presc ill 

lio.il.. of A'leo To-vn.bip— Il f John, Hurl 'ions and 

William N.eeeonlv having pnie 

During those i -r ilavs, 

The atninsphero, rd rse ,„.,- 

Hon. , -ban .nice the .le, 

the -.-loiioos son c-.ild pel 1. 

and -.nee kill and industry have in.iii.ii. I channels Ihr .Ir-ioa... 

Tile .-Sla-Ore, W. re Is, -vre lor t he eioii.ia.,.. i I 1 he father. IL 
.11..! DcrcmUr '21. l-:'.s The mo.h.r oc.rv. lo.i.lv sornve.l him 
lhirty-lw.1 van.. She liillowcd him to the Golden Shuns in 1-7", 
aw I'll years. 

I .pontile death of his father. G.„r.-..— Il.eu I'l y.ar- ol a-. — 

i,,..k nrsin himself the earn of his widowed and n-H I f and Ihe 

imiiisgonienl of ihe bo.o.si.el At ::.". y. in. or in IM52, he w.sl.l .1 

Miss Sar li .1 Powell will, whom life ha. ....... I..-,, happily, -| i 

II. ,. „t this time, and lis- les-ii I'.,. - r«, he .1 , 1,-t in Ihe 

M V. Chorih In id.nl Ihims.ll Willi that ehun II ill Sepl.lnb.j-, 

I.- I.; »t,i( has since „ ., l.-nl innmls r, holiliii! ... ... ly 

a, il,.- -.no il,e.,ff,.-....r II . Is ,1 ... so ..,..,: ,i ll'.o.o, 



John, and a native of the Keyuone 

in- at the age of youn- manhood, he 

came westward, a. fa' a- Wayne County Ohio, where, eventually 
(about 1818), he married, and thtri b.,.-i l.i- rasidenci f r a nutii •', 
of years. For his companion, lie eh. ... 'I...- rah M anaqr, danrh. 
le, 'of John Mowrev. who bad b.eu 1 pioneer of Wavoc Coaly. 
Mr Mowrev's voeaio.n was shnemnking ill- ancestors were German 
After mrrrin- and wl o , eliding in Wayne Connie. Wm Akright 

pursued the v,,. r faming. 

Aeeomobii.,- . small pruperty, he rosolred, in l J '.l. lo-..ka 

home still titter westward Durimr tb-n y.ar. her. .- I I..,.- -,». 

i„.,.,io- by I....... ,. ooipanie.l hv bis ftinily, and bavietr, 

,,, - . ., - i- 31SI m silver, With «1"» of this 

dire. 1 v -or. h - I .1' ii r. - I.. or o.iles to th* omalicast of 

the 'h.n I, ■ . or .mall vil.ao .1 I. - . ,. 

Makio- -lijiil ,,„i,r..vei,ienis. he ..,1.1 Ihe same («:!..-. I 

thai year nit a small advance, andrented a farm in the vicinity.panlv 
under cultivation This done, be paid a visit t .Ihe th. ,, onn'r -..icrcd 
County ol Miami. Suiting him-. If. he bought l'JU acres on th ,si 
In,, of what is now i'errv Towo-hip. The second veal thcrcafta 
lis,:::; I ted his I'amili i ucwrluiin 

Tie lell.OL- blow, of imluslr. .« I'..' n. ... curat. -I ia.mnVj.Dle 

surroundings But a h-w vears.'ii, fa.-t. and l„v.-oi-...l i.i, ui..— 
■I.:,„l.l, anl -U.nptUOU-lj -r ,V lllcsl N, i lib its > till il ill. and ll -V 

w.re nol.-i - , o.'. w i.i l-I. ...iiy, ...liloo. and or.! r .1.0.1' Lie 

!'. IvolWo, \ki-i I.i .lllold. ...n-isle.l . .11.-1, i-hildr... Seeena-re 



port, I.id 

upon hi. 



Illl lie 



.1, P. 



l-r..l Sloeock.ri. Hi i'.rrv Town-hip. llo- cell 
ii.ilu.irio.is lad ao oh.-di. n't. dillilul is.ll To help 
Inc.eial col. ,,a. -oooi. I... ,..„ 1 .1 I .. 









Hi.opp.rl sal- 

h- -ao.lihat-.erjl, 

oeel. I— would a-i.-i.jai.ib.. sum total ol In- school or, 
,ei he passed lie ii„,.|,..i,| ofpmelii il hi. libi-rall) • u 

sliorjle Isil-re him ...l|-c pie.|.|,.ir wi il ■ 

lioli, H his r..o..r,e K ring Ihe re, i..r -I 

I, - -If r..l, h I. ii prolicide Ihr hi. II an I 

u.l i ,'...,, I.- i IH" l.r I hi. lalh.r V.-,r- -| ■ 

wroll :hl . I . ■- Bill .loin, AS,,. In il,.. while 1.,- ; 
anil .ue.-..-i..!lv hi. own ....... M.i- 2H. , ..7 hi. i 



_..*•*-- ■- 



. I ..a.. - ,.. ,., .. s^ .1 1 , 1 *1 * 1 1 — - 



I I.„.l..l II , 1 1,, 






^&X=:x^=7^ | x^:St:ii^SI ;:,-^:::J;:, u ,:';;,,:',, , 



ll- with peculiar ,.l 

him. The pnl 

'"""V"; tt'Th'o'wk l'» I" !-•! he 'bough' r..nv-lMiir Kt>- lor ol,U"l,,,ii addition to 

J ,;,,,„'. | „,„k„,„„„i'ih'c I"- I '-'•••' 'k'»- " , "-' I'""'!"' 1 ■" ,| twenty-four act... well -up- 



,)„• M K t hutch l_ 

•'"*, ,..,'';;,.'„,.'::::., :,»,' z..y 

u =ti;::-':i v., '!.: '■ ■ -,..,....., ; ;: — ;- : -:--;;;; -:,;;; i,/ 1 : 1 :,;;;:,..; :.; :.'; 

: ^f^^^^B^^^ ^£^7r",..'::;k:/.:;-..,'..;::';:. ::■-'::"> 

7;".':r«i.-:'-"K..-j.^ V"-" r : -:^r , , , :-,. T ; 1 ';',S": ,,'';::, ! .„'!,:,','": iiir-^t'i^'^lr^r/^'^^r'tJ;;;^.^;' 1 :;:!,,!;: 

STita £ v,; ,i,„r,.„,i,iv ■ n. .h "•;• «*■.»• "-, '";■'"' ° f ''"• :',;'■ ''•";,'" ^I'^St"^"' "i .i.--'., ■ " u i"iw»i'.v, Mr. Da*, h» .«« »u K h. ..,, ..«,.■.■ >» T .«i 

I r n n „,,„■ do- ,i -• -I with micrcml Ide. hu took tlic lever, and tow ended his wnrK on tito eainai -v - [0 okenv nan iiilliuso ''wire-wvrkin" conventions, being 

,',,', To.'. .,ii"..l".L. l,ni,.L..|uea.h.., l.,,,hvl.-'.ithor. situated in , .,1.1,. to ride. .. ■•• •• — ran ■"'-': "" !l ! '"" "' ' ''"'. '.' ' J '",','" "" ,,.,",', j ,„'"„„ ,\ r ,„ „„., , ,„„| v „,d k-~ III, l.r-- > ■ t.„ 

the eastern part of Maryland, where he resided several years, follow- , mashing op hu I n ami, niatung i j PPjeioi _ ifciaikiaaBj L" >•- ''.r M '" " v '" l: "' "' ' ' 4 ' " ''" "* ' " ' '" 

b g .u^pur,,,,. .I v,r,,,,ne ^^^ i;iM ( , ( , a , n il( . , ;,;;;, ;;•*'„:.„; i " , . ,>.■. •..,.. > , .- ',,"',"' :, !.,,.,' i!,'.' , :'.'.;.,'!«"i, 1 " t " r..-,,,' 1 ' ■■',-■'" ' "i - 1« ■ '-' -'" 

,„ll£ He -nl.-nnnlly romrn ,1 .0 Philadolph.a where he oh .ho,; 1.1- h, l.nii.r. •„ -- i .;;;'l ||i l";,,, 1 ";:-!:,,,!:' Jj..;;. fr several vcrspaM.uuc „upm ogly.?, I . ■ 

,„„,,.i ,„ tk. »w ..;.■ «ikm« t . .,-■„• ;;;<••■ -;,;:';; lh ;;; ™ ■•„,„, iosMlJ of Jr „„ „„ „,„„,„,„ w„ 3 M „„ c ; i.,i„ ,„., ,i,,. ![;»> i ;" m ;:;;;'; i ; i ;;::;;;, 1 ;; .;!;;;';": ! :; .,'.' :,:;,':;: :'"". 

«"■> ">'■' h " '- ' ']■ , t [ i ,|, |„ 1, ..'„. ,,., !,„ nr„|-rty The aext season, 1KW. In itli-n.leJ a .-.nuitry -.-h.ol. tan.-hl by , he think ,1 t.i ."»■■' ' '"'"^ ,„ ,^, InJt. an., p-.n, ,■ ■ it. 

STbtiTTear lSWre-oe'ea with hi. iamily to -Miami County. lit- j M«e» P. HraJhy ni.hl.h- I >..ui-j ,n-n ».r. pupil* Here ^J'^^'^'^J^'Cnity; U a .upponer of iho» that 

diana H.Teh. ,■,.,!, -J ,:„-" trttct of lantl I then known u the | he g, ' J 



OLIVKK CAULK. 
Mr. Oliver Caulk, who*.' hingntphy «,■ her., hriclly out 
horn in Ce.il C IV, »Iar,h,„a, .NWttther 1. 17»i lit- 

di„l when he «., hut three wis U „M when he Ms, nd ■ 

rapid pro. re- in hu jtnUu -e„l acsj r, I «ti 






school ; s 

i,l l&44,h« remained with his . received n 

more than a villaee. Iu the t',,1- ' nine ,eur, 

laaaih to tin- litrm. The fitmilj ■ weal ,,!' I 

,„d' two ilauchtere (the latter land <tnl 

,nJ very sparsely settled. 



I.,r s.verjl yean, wm • rulio" Elder in 
By roadina hiatorj Mid s ,«n,e. ,„,d lo- 



an acre of I own 
|„. u .ave to ' a.- a, 
liisste^ i the i 



Ssi^Fto .rSLTt^. ''"""''■ """hi:"' "z:£ i ' u, "v r u :; v ftri',y"««'". I" Lt 0',^, uh." ;".!» f« iM'.. t'r,:;:,,:,\\;^:,t'''^ie l ::;,d;:'e^,?;,n"'. , Vh;;,:^,'!:i .,"t; "Aii: 

tron, .he populous city.au ..huntuntli .nnplii-l with rel,,,„us and . in „,, vi , iniIy ,„ hi, htrth f^' -^l '" "", '." '^ ' ^ ; s,|r. This r,,h. he ha, and will have, on.l ,-ran.s the -stuns ■-■■ ■ 'l-r- 

BOCial advantae.-. the eh.nif ' a»-,-,ao 1 a- it was. with the scenes of | s ,h„,l |„. u .e. Belote ttlll elided, he I.s.k the measles » hall .,!■■ 1 n-l , ^ ^ u „..,„,„„ e \] r and Mrs IVitU have no! f RNtt H 

Mr.''!"i J ulka P[ l,'..ll ; .--.,t ;;'^" v ^ m ; 1 . ' ^ "-'„|'"|, lt "'V "|"'! :,;^d'e.Vir' : ii..r.,A'' : n.i^',tV'riV.'v.l"!pV''rL,d' , "*••" l-ook dek. ™d ri**t ''^\l ■,'"','„ „,',', !'e, -'.. .'.k'-'", !■','; 

en™JnrtoVmt.r.v.-!h'-''u.'l'.'' <«-. , row,,, J "hia efforts, and he , Mr . .,,.1,,, F-e.lv, a liermat. s.-h..|ar Ih and Ml Darby entered ' J»^J "^ h '- > ,,',",'t, ,'"c. Ill feela an interest in the alevalion 

live-i to see hia brij-'htesl hopes realiied. . . as irre-.-oh.r -.leriin. ■■ . h»ra -lonkm. P V. 1 r- - .d.-ti' -« "e . r ,„l vm , , „„„-. ,,. i,,.. II,.-, nee of tin: human race. 

He lived a pure and nnhle lite and was noted for his s-nct I r |, K e of this term he, with Mr 1 • J n Jed in Oreoa ami Uann, f >[n ,,„„ . -„ 

prol", i US. U, was l 1 and re, I b, ,11 wh„ „ „-, „ „ „,„„• K. .Io.«e,vo. a. th, S, ■.,,. Me- ^ Hens Mr. J^ j.^ ^ ^ ^^ 

.,,h,„ the pan- .„ blip ntl. ,nn.,e,„ , , H, w ,. a ^ntuUent mem- , taKy l^nd. to a l,o,.,,l «,e„t, to read these language., ,7 vrf ,,,,,-,»« in 184 H.v. labored 



her of the Bocictv of Friend-. dorHB a h «S «S-J u- lul hlc, and alter j , s „,■ ls , : : he BttemUd a Herman school tau-ht by 

rttoinin • .lie nJ..hl a.- el T7 year- he ...part-d tht- life, lamented , Mf F |„ „,, ,„..„„„„, an J -,,„,,„,„.. -eiton tsille.l the '■lli-knty 

by a l,r"e tjrelo of Imnds. ou the -ih day of October, IStiO | F |„ • A , ,hu, school he learned to read and wm,- tin: I., rinan 

° I l„™ B »o. Ho boanled with a rich old German farm, r by the nana 

of Sowers. He w. - delisted with the novelty of some of the well. 

JOSEPH M. DA11BV. nretsired dishes of the table. On a large one. in lb, center ol the . j l|ttt j tori l| e (-;i„,„ n Ounly 

; cch.si iu the, Atlaa. are in foil view of the li-hle. would be sauerkraut, 1 „1 o, fried bam. sausage, eggs, 1 



id appearances, Thi- •'t.euh iu thin 
ill slu.iw to some -sxwnt the r-.-sult of their effort*. 



J W ELLIS. M D , Pe 



Hi- u premises, as licet— - 
town of Xenia, t-outli, on the Jerome roaJ. I.IG lam. evtcndiu- lo the 

■^"S*w,0™. Darb, ivna pf Nov JcF^.md mf^Hnribh 

descent. II 
man descent 



the subjes 



form (••■no. r-vill-. the county -at. ,„, »ha 
Rids.," a healthy location, and now a I- 
: llarhv sps-nt a I'm 



,, and w,.m the 
|e'was'b,r,,'.o I It 



le. would he sauerkraut, boiled or fried ham, sausage, e-.-gs, ^.r'j" ., ^.,- , n ,„„ gprinI! „f • , , 7 |,e moved lo Warren 

Kilos, potatoes, on .-. etc. (■„„„,,• l)hi„' where in the v,-,.r I -40. be l.-ean ill- study of roisl- 

Mr Ltarbv .«»L-I,t ion, years at Ilarrtown lour miles ea.-t of \ too"., h v h ^^ ( ( _. ^ f ( ^ ( 

.f„rd._.n.l one term a. S-mervillc. %U las. place. „, that State, »™j.^ n ^/J h..,,,^, „, „,, K,l ,-, „c Medical Irs.i.ute, of 

1 s 17. having saved -erne money by his industry C '" c ' i ""^'' |i '" '^. ^ m ' t !','„,i7n',e" " s!,i"b'.' „','■'•' ■'.'■ ■': ' - „ ■"' 

ae|,t an ei--hty-aer- tarm. twelve mile- S...11I1 of s. , ,01, > .h-i.-btit 

,. .1 in IT <, , r.,1 f..r e.,,111 until In- li„l attended lure, tun t- or 

,-,.,, ( ,um; on the Uluff Slate t 1 f„r , , k „„„i,. L .,. |„d;„. ,.,k.,.. I ■ thinl ar~ 

I o,',o_o,, u, t; .,_._., t...,: .„.i 



With that purpoa 



.aied'in'.he'n.wu 'of. I.,,- -i-,n!!fr which place he made In- S 

™^^'^tr.n'K.;^r.n y-c f 

. ^;;, , ;^Mi'^::';• , •l':^:;:;•^,: , h,.; , ^'.;- ,,,, 



■•hi - me nor, on thi 22d ,.f July, he tnarricsl Mi-s Calharine 

B, n-ic I "of Ohio ('■■iiniv thi- Stat.-, and near llt-.n.- Sun She 

„ ,|„ ,|„, .1,,-r of I'a.il and Mary l.iule and was born in the 
■ i,v of Philiulelpl.ia, Penn., January 22. I .27. Her dill, 

.,„„, ,..:,.rc,a a,nl of Irish d. -■„, , hot motluT W.c ... S, W Jl ,^, . ^^ ^ ,, 



,„ the class hchle lom-elf 

I i.-lihe practice ..I I ,- pr..l'e-..o at 

r „ irv I when he local,,! in the city r' 



:^::r;i::!:,;,r;;;:.',o'' , i:,,:'':iirs,idi , ;,r-:: , ;rk:' .,.. ..:;,., ,„., d,,.,r„, s r ,„ k,,,n„ „,-,-., „„„.,. ■..,., . -^t ■ ^„rCi.:nirr«:-Sr^w«-r.;t-.^-«-i-- 

. L I 1 .Ml -r on tin I. b-sl Ins V ■Hi,-- hands could do ; se 1 at .hat place Her mothers maiden nenuwaa Morgan, bhe 

'""■-' •■..,"' P., ins tchei .00 ...h-r. I 1-1 at Mr and Mr-. Il.iby- r-nl- 1-1 1-.". at the ago of 

in -Tin I ,i'„-a na,d"rc.,-,r ,„0.a, .l,ca,ool til.een.'ina.Ica T 2 year.. JUDGE J01IS MITCHKLL P««C 

s "hir ' .,.. „ : >" ** ><-"-■ " r lt , r,' r M ; 11 *!. , : 1 ;- rs l. :: i:.-"! ," ' t ^ - «•■«■ - ' , ■ »?•»;?■ " c 

,„,ii:,'-.-^ 1 ::,::::^ir,To::r:,-,:ii;i::i:r:::' 7 : p^- r--? ^^r^^^^^^ 

bti"b'nw°u!.i!. W iii. fiui." -.r .01.1' ,■ „,"!nni tiit.t '. « ti... i. -i rover- ..«i iv.w ehiiis i«oii.r ...While iiiyer ih,ri,.g lb.-, i,,,,.-. i.e.aw-,r- -1'^-'. r 1 ...inii. •;;;;;--•;;";;:;''.;. ",. ,„, 

land h wn, ■! 11- lit I < ,- W« «n. ■ ; ; tin. phre, .1,™ w, r- I,, M, Iha ... » ■ - ■■ ■ •« - »«^ , ,.,„, , ,„„ , v.-l ,., Pen.. 

Lw'.lr.".'"..".-..^!".!:..'"-. ";:" ■ ^'■-■v:.;;:': ..; -. .:;...,..... ■ i.-,.,, ■-,,...; » i« ; ":'^.,±M;:r!7ir:.,i,« ''''Tm;..'ui .....m.,. «. , -> , .1- -. - -> • 



- 






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II., li .1.1 1. ..I I >l ■ . . I 

I r„ il... II.. ..I Mi ■,.. ami held thai ..i 1 .,,- loin i, 

II ii II . I. SI i - li. 'I „ ■ . , 

■tl.hur ..1.1I in ih„ n-vi-n years I.. held il li. ... I'ii. I., iiice, 

' the l'..i.. il lc lulhoS| ■ •!-..- I... I... ,,„. ,,i,l „«,„., will. CI I 

»"''•"" "I 1 "" ■■" II '" ""> it I-H.I..V L II.-.-.I of il.. ■ /• II ...I...-. .....I -r ».,... '.I i..: Mr. Hod 

»" I. • iu.ii.l..T. ..I ill.. Ilo li, ll,-i„l„-r, l-.-J.I. - it |W ,l|.l ..i ., .. it. I, , ,„ . I„,r,.„ I,,.,, «,||, ,!„■ 

->■»■ '""l- I practice I,.- «... ,I..i.-.I.I,i.I l . 'il„. pnpri ,•.„ a ,...,.,„, I ,l,,:i ,1 

Ti ! lillh l„ i , i ,.i I... ,„|..,. .1 „f il, count,.*, I., M„v. 1ST,., I„ ,, ,. , ,-,-i I,i i, I..., ..i il„. i' , (' i| 

"fMi ■''■ ""•' I ''"'■• -' •■ !>■■■ ■' I..' ».-..l".. l.'.i.'.l .,,.l„-,„ ,.l II,.- luv ,,! I', r.i. ., I,... whod, l„. ,,.,„ |,.,|,|, |„ all ,.,,„ „ 

"IT-" high li"""i I hi- HI- and ... r,- ,..-. lug I ir. .,.-r..l ii.i,-,. -i „ I ... , , I... Ii». taken 

luni.llliirlj ... .. I. , 11, ||,I,,T,.I Mi. r n liar n pr in pari. l„ ,!„■ prjoiico „i l„. ,„ :,..,.„, .... ,,,,„■ 

M|.||,-it) llv .,,,'.1 ll,e„l,.t,l„ year I,.,, reach al . „ raise p.. II,, „ .... I c>„..|,.„, 



.' .11 '. • I .. • .1.1. . I ...... I I.- I, ..I , . I ■ , |„. ,,.,,. I,. |'| 

■ I > r » *ii> ,.l I", .,111 ■ ,, . I, li.h„l, will, il„. ,•»,., : .„ 

I. II «.. ..I..» .,1 ' I.. ,.l II \ , .1 |,„.. I || I ,.„,| . | 

li- HI*, I "Ml, il" I",-, ',,,.1 re..-,,. I h,u„ f 






U.l'.ll I'ETTV. Hi 



MICII'ELN TAYLOR lilcitl.ANl, Towxs 
liorti February T, ISI I in Wayne, Csiniilv Olii , 



II.. I,.,. I..VI, , lel.,l,,| |„ ||,„I ,,,.. 

I".,- i.i. umilili,, I..-...I.U I.,.|,..l„,l thef Court, when 1 

re.uni.sl , 1.. , i ,, ■ ,1 I',.,,,,.,. |..,n,„r. Mr. Shirk 

Al III, .I... „l hi I,,.- 1 it.lici.,1 ,,,, . .lu.l . Miidwll retired 
li,. hi ill.- high | ii..n .,., ,r.l .1 him hi '.I loll... .,,, i„. with ,„ 

!»' 1 1 II,,' ,,,;. .!' ,l„. f,,.,,,i- mill .li,d„a>l Ili-lri,-! r...u'l 

prc-nt ,.,. brighter a. ■,.,■„, .....I ,!,,.„„, , OTlrfwT\Tvil7lWT"iiTj-un; 

„,, , ;„;, ■' l " , -' i "' 1 ""' ' : — • , "" k " ' ; ~ ki """ """"-■'"•" , v .• M,ch„,-i r.-. u ... 1 1„.„. ».,i. 

I- I ability. Ill.liiilii, were tl,c'i».ii.-',,l il,,. Mi.'nh ■ ,'u. .- ,,-, N S.r.i, 

.. clue, ns mi eiample c.. I.ik-i A. mid I'hiloua. About li... Spring ■■( 1. 11 mV't'u 
I pris.v.ninc, he .„„1 i; |y moved „. Miami I' li. pl.,,,1,,,- in, Ives ,,,.,„, 



-•■ "'I. ■"!.>■ win, 1 Ihe Slat, „f \,r,l. Care i ||,< 

II lii I -_•:.. I,, lUih.i mi, her Will I M irv 

'villi llmv - I it, ,|,. :hi-, I,,, ,1, ir I,..,,,',. 

,,, State i ., il, I'm \, .,,!,„-, n„.j „„d,,i •„, u „„ 

i ... I . ...... .I,,,,,..; Il ,. ..,,..„, He,,. < .,1.1. r ,.„,,:„...| 



Though « - If 

will aland ...,i ,„. ,„,.,..„, k. i„ ,|, 
of wh.„ ,„„v be nee ,.l.-K.-.l l,v ni.pl 



'"Hi. I'" '."!'•, ' .iri.li... ,: I..- .rill. I. I..-.-: Ljl, 

Cuiiiv. TI..- red ,„,,„ «... „■! I,.,, i, ..,„„.. ,-„..„i, il„. ,..,.., „.,. 

y« o.t unbroken, I w.l.l I.,,,-,. we,.. ,,i..,„„,il. l;„, ..„„.. 

IVlli !,.,,! il,- pluck II I,.. i..r, ,,■ hleiiiili i ..." 

• •»' "" »-•-■ I .,■ ' ii/.n ■! M, i ...M.ii w.l. ... il... i«i i.-;n; 

-',",,' I I'-iyliT, Aiwni |.-:i- h. »,.,i,i,..| m... m.,,,,1, >„,!„, ., ,,,.. i i- , 

: '"' "I ■■" ■' !«""• County, l She «-.,. Ill, .l..„,l,,., „i 0™m I Man SwWier, 

'■■ "li.' J..I,. ..I'lii. I » ind.lll.i.l el.. I niliil, i I-..., Sow Chi ! I 

I'll. eli;i.lr.-,i , lif,. o.,i,i„..,„,,l .„ ,,„,„-, «,.h M, I'.I.i U'„l„„.l „„.,., , ., ,„ 

' ■; ,i,i,l,l ,-,.11 ilnir own, l„- r. ..,!,, -.'l i, I,.., • 

I » here ,.|.|.,.ui , „ll. ,ol lo earn ., .hillini:, he im- 

I i PM" I il. Thiia l.v.'.,r.„.ii,„l.,.iii II,., I.. 



' , '*we^:;i^ii',,;!:i';:,e,,e,uae S a,oo,ee I ,e,,a.. ll ,io,,. 1 ,,,v. !;:;r*tu^ !' .. i ' ' '^ :;: 'f..^.\«. , V;^ "'' v!, : ::r\ ; .'M \,';: , I 'f; : , : .:;:." * .,,\' ; rri.T t r, I : , , ,:?, ( :; , r' 



H... 1 1 

the J, 



hero, 



REV GKO BltOWKlt 

B«t. Oeo, llrower iv.i. l.irnii, I'liintlin Coiinly Virginin, ia llie liwlh BnMclud kw riMO 

J...U-17:!'.' In I...I. Iin|..ir,.„t,. iv.ih their r.iiiillv'„r»..veii elill.lr..|i, »li,|,- tiler,. „i, .. 1 ...I .„, 

niiienit.il l„ tlhi.. Th.i piiiih.,.,,1 three hii„.liv.l ami twenty oerv '■" 



il.'v „,„l l.e.i.nv It 

.i.hi|,.„l pioneer life, or to eiii.iv c.n.iil. ih.ir or, ....it ,|.jlii:l,lliil I H'e l,„ve ihe honor lo 

"' w ' "' Oetoler I :. I.H, prencnt a view „f it upon a pneo nf Ihii Allm Generally rpcnkini, 

h.'Jii. »': I'.mn,. liiliii... ' Mr IVtte I,,, I ,, a ,1,. ,; r , ., r : F . J( ,, .; 

One u.ir bier Mr r.,,1, I i„. ,.„-„ ,„J,v,.i„ul .„l, ,,.,,.., II. .,..,.! i »,H „,.„,„ 

J a i.,.,,|,a„i.™ M,v ArauiuiTa , er bleiui.-h a- a ,i,id,l„,r anil ,,- an l„l,.,l.ii.„,l ..I' M. „,. I'. ,„,, 

land, onllie lu.rtli l.iuknf the Ureat Mia,,,', lliver [nlS-IS w oolport, a tiauvc of V, uync County. Iiidinna, ond I Xovember Mr 1'eilj I,.,, a famil, of firo children— ~ ,l ■•',., J G'ooro, 

the subject of ,.ur -k.-t.-h i ,-..,1 ,.. I ... i ....... . 1,,,-ain,- ,.n the n..rih . '■*' 1>J7 ' l'"or thin; year. ah.. I.,. bl,,.ed hi, bresidc a- an all..'. . ft", Melinda A., l'lurbo I. and Dora B Samanth. .1 ,. now ■!„• 

bank of the K, I Hi., r n, ,.!,., ,.,,,„■ .1. ■>■.. ,„ I I,,,. i„ \l , „„, tinnm-. faithlul eoiiwn lly hi. n'rst marriaeM. two ebildren ,,n'.. wil.- ..I' .1... oh Sloppy, of Denra tliia conntj ih. nther Siur an 

County. Shortly alW hi, ~ ■■ I,. ,.,„ h .-. I a n-a. t .,1 'land are lirini: They arc willed in thta State ( Indiana), and have fmui. I still with their parei.H. 

containins u littlo mom than I, r. . Phk* tnct Ito has divided lies of their own. tine reaiden in Miami County, and the otho ' 

amen-.- hi., family, nwrvinn al».ul J"" iau upon wliieti the home- Casa County. 

stead is Inat, L Mr Drowera r.iniiy ennnen of ton children, 

Uak Surtl ".I ".!' '.I, N.l',1,' 'Iml'l'lHebe S "~ : " , ° i ' J '" i ' 1 '' A °"' SAMUEL MUSSULMAN', RictlLAKD Township. 

Mr. llr..,.. r ,„ 1 w.i.- u ..ii..l wiih the il.-rman liai.l.at church, I' 1 " '"OJM' of *" 'ketch was l,„rn in Lancaster Couiily, Pmin- Stiicrkon," now'tit "Baltimore! jld' uiVd nh"o then 'had '"' borne at 

.bout Ihe ),.,r LI.. A few your, later bis . .,n_-r,,.,-,„, ,' . ,..| -.ilvanu. A I> 1810 His father Abraham M.,.-..'i,„.„ w,s al.„a l,.,„,.p.,r,. I„J ,,„„ „,„,.,„,„,„ ,„|, |„ 1,1, i„.I I all^-an 

him t,. the ministry In this i ipecit) h.- has nerved faithful i nat r, I ihe .„„ nnlj and j lined him elf in tnorrta-jc ihcre, ' serin, n of this place IV, u,. 11. ,,' ,„ t , • ,i , i „.,,„ rol Liu al 

through all the yean that ha I i. . I,-. ,. „.• wiili el,.-, rl.,1 al.„ui 1.13. „, Mi-s Mary Ifnuewlan T r ,1,, Mr, ■„. .. v,.,- in miin- . c„n -r. ■:,:, .,.. li .. .„„ .1 ,,r , „„ it that ti „' . :..,i. t,', 

religious zeal every duy unbent np.M him IVe join with his bar, were ■« follows Jot-ph Una, tfantne Matj t'lizilicih, build up the Lutlieran Church at l'ero were in vain But the pure 

and oongrepition, an.i when the " t.,1. of his years shall have been arc y. 1 In,,,.. Air I, ,.„ M„... ■„.„. ,1,, !„!„.. ,.. 1-',| w|,,l,. „. , ,;„., „ , h , „ , r ,| „, ,; „, .. i, ,!„„ „,„ return' iii.i"'.',,',. "I 

ild," tnny bo hear the welcome greetinjr, "well done, thou good and | ««'« ftoia I«ica nrCU; I "■ vania to Dull ... Marylnnd but it shall accoiupli.h that which I pi,..,... and il ahull pros). - in the' 



GERMAN LI-TIIKKAN CHURCH 



faithful servant." ! 'lc--i»tiin 

By consent of Mr. Brower. we ii.Mirt the followins: "In eon- railroad ac-ideic. wbirh i „,- d hi, death II.- lied in Ihe tilt] -,, ..„,..! this clm-i 

elusion, we oomuieud the manv reitdeni of this work t 1 and Lo »'«» year of his ace His beloved consort, Mary, survived him ' near Columbus II 

thetrreatworkofsalvation so easily neccssiblothningh lis s u..l.s,,s 'i-'ini-en ycirs. when ls;2,«bc. too, crossed the dark -ireaui to ; in their work, but 

Christ. GEORGE BROWEK." pcurly shores. ingscrviec. It „ 

Samuel, their third born, and for whom we prepare this .ketch. cen to- ml,er« lb. 

mirru-d Miss Sussn Hague in Ihe year 1-1". She was .mi-, per- The! I dil . i ■ 

REV OLIVER II SAN'DIFUR, Dber Crf.ek Township, ' nutted, however, t.. bless his household for a brief pe iod. Death which lb. , built 

i;,„, l.l i-* ,«., , ,, oalledberfrom him „l,„ut one year alter their marria.-.. lie still i IPiVJ. Inl-M, 

liana, July 1 , ,h. Is. I. In the cou ii nljeu in hL , „, tivB rountv until IS.",:,, when he ,„ l.-rai.-l to at Indianapolis I, 

iryoandlfurl Me„„, County, IudiuniL Here he found another colnpa,,,,,,,. to Iu l-l.'l th.y , .,11. 

whom he wtes married diino.' the Fall subsequent to his arrival ill Cod! ihen 

Miss Mary Ann Firestone became his bride She had l,«en Urn I 1S63 Rev Streii, 

nty. Ten living children are ! their minister 



In H 



wis born in Fayette (' 

Fall ..f I KM! b.'" red with hi. par, n 

to TippacWM CoonlJ •, in wni.b place Ihcy removed to C 
County, Inl . in the Spr„,_ „f 1SH2 On the 1st day of .Ian 
IS '6, he re ve.1 to tl„ Miami R.-rye," where lie pre-anpl.-d I ^JVu-iS' 



id pur, ha-eil from the tj" 
up' 



hvin In ih vV,"r |V-, "m" - .'..'.' '■ i,'' , k T«e!,' "l"" '" : "- •'•""'' ll '' ' S "l"™''"-' '''• '"''^ l«.«n. 1... September II ' and in f.,.,, ever ,, ,.!,'■., The corner „„„e was laid oo the 

r^palYb re 'hi 'f >' , - .' '.,'. e ■ ■ " 1~ '„ \ £ '"S. j *$* *■ "V," \; : \ ?!'" "'f^ " ■ ^ '"' ' ^ | « of May, I Hit. It was dcdrcatcd on April -, 1,76. The entire 

■ ' .' „ r ,,.. ,„..,,■ , " etince his -etilement in Miami fount, b, ha- rcmuoed. an-l In est was about SI.,. 



,e,n,.i„in,_' has prosper."! He has ., very fine I- 
the follow,,.... Ao-i.-l. lece , „ I ,.„ .„!,,,, It,-..,,..- 1, , ,„„,,„.,„ J„ „ f ,..,,,.„„, .i,,,,,,.!,,' ,„. , i:t . j,.. „ rrc , ,„ 

Z m-ovwl 'V" r,'"n ■"' ,T '.'■'■""''V;"' ! "'">."'""""" - '•'"""■-■ <""> »<•■'-' -"'■"■•' "»■'■--■ "<<"*> «'•» , -"""" 

tommy ,,l„. .i.e. i, ... , ,.,l . e . ...v.., , ,_• to honor h,« rcli.a „ ,„„,; „,„„„ ,,„. nra , „,■ s ut...a„ii.,l farmer- of Miami County A 

posfuon"" li,-l,,e. , n.v!r™^lu' , ,','.'., , .t ' ''"' '""" "fi-d in .1,.- Atln. with a view „f his 6„e 1 o 

a s,n,.|e,,e... of purpo.e dee,,",. . I„. ,:„„.',' ., ,'„ ' ,.l iheMa-'.-r ; i',,||Te, hens'" 

in Who^ eau.e he ha. e,,_-a,..| ,,„l '..I ,. |,..|„. ... 

Etpound. Happy lo hi- ,.,.,..... ,- an A ,,.„,, citizen hi. p.,1 

eal principle. .-..-• goverim.i b) ho .-..use,,.,,, ,-. and the meicore. ,,'hi 
insut. the innililenance of A ri,;.,i pro- iplcs are the nma-u 

N-itto family eirel,-, he linds his gr,»tostcn,„r,,rt in khorino /T'l "''""."> ' !;?""*,! o!"'"',! ' 7 7'.," > ^ "" '. ''l'™", "•■ 

for Ihe moral wcllar, of those ,„,„„ i,„. r -n,,. ,.- "' ""' " X " K " 

Chun h the pnw, r I, ia to r. the world from sin ami degradation 

toliod mil IL ... n 



his laimly May .«»■.-» and enjo; 



SOLOMON .MINES. Allen- Town.ii 
Solomon .Ion.-, lie -on of Solomon Jones was 



.TAMES M. lir.oUN. i', 



.f l-bila.lelpbia. At II,.- a-.-. ,.| 1> he em 

,„-.-. of hnibl.no and ,-. „tr„ „„_.. sod al... 1.,.,,,,.- and -. Ilm-r r.eil 
.-U,. in riolaoelploa II. „.- ,n.rr,..| ,„ • b. " f. ,„„. r . ,, y in I- 15, 

,.. a ,laujl„..r ..I Oliver Caulk, iilim a member „f lb, S tv „l 

Friends ami w„. marrle.l -ordii,-.- to ibe order of Friends, .n 

llo-elio" he|..,e a Ian.. ..-..-.„'.|> 

.lam.-. M Brown was born in llni louoiy. Indiana, October ' lo I -17. a, ,he -,le „,„„. -.„„. fn. ie|., be ,„,„-. -I ,., , , 

IS, l»SU lli-y bf.il .lay- w. r- -,,.,., o|.,o a farm, e„,.,y„,.- il „,i „|„.,„ | o „,,,.!,,„„ ,„,] Al l',e e,p,r., ,1 ibree No peot-up Cliea e, 

usual ■-■ducal al faeillies air.inl.sl by ihe ciumuoil »-h...i. , I ,. ,, he r.-lorocl to l'l„; ...I lpi,„, and .oisred ih. p. -l.m.- house I.e f.uml , "...,v,ly io Ih. ... 

,L >;.., ' "' lb " Friend." n ,...,..., I lit y >,,..l Tie ,,„• -, .,.,. r. -,, „,.| ,.,..,., .„;,.!,, ■ „i ,l„. „ , ,,, who I, ,t a, 

W »" -' """"-- "T l-H. nieresi II I, (in,,,. A. ad, my ,..,.,. ,,,- I..-..1,, ,„.-!.. ,1 „ I ,.,.,„ „,,., .„ ,,,. , .,. ,.,.„,, „ ,, ,„ , ; JJJ 

nd.r the pntr 15. and control N,, il, Work. " llam-lni..-. fa . I | ■ bail,! I .all ml mivii, l,„- , 

» l!l - ,. I ih- j niilro.,,1 nan, vVhil, 1 lore, a |... 11 ivn- ull.ri.l ..„ ,!,.■ r,„„.yl V. nb tie- e-.-n.-alo -v of ihe If,'.,,,.,' < '..„,,/,, .v..,/,',,./ few . -,-n ,.f 

-.-.. K 'Il I. '.I a a- pi-- 1 .".'I tilled .00. rol ..,,„ | „- o„|.., ,„ |,a', ,„,l - «.',„■ I I, „|,„.,l ,|,r„. 1 ;,.■„, 



THE MIAMI COUNTY SENTINEL. 
Its Eari.v Historv am, its 1'p. anu Downs 

With ihi- issue of the ,l/,„,„, ,,:„„„,, SeMiml I lake e-litorial 

charen of its columns It is „ II,-. to »av that the journal has 

been in ezeeclioely hnnl lock l„r some y.a'r. It ha. been a bant. 
ling lithout pal.rioly a sort of Japbel' ,„..,„ h „l . I. , _.,,, 

,,' ., ,....'.■ .n'.i', . !",,',:, ',,■■ ;.'., ; : .,': .... - .'-'.;.,':. ,'",„' ': 

-"" ! "i" Mh' I ..l-enyolo, Islands el, ar of :,„•,- ineum- 

It lid ioi.1 „l any I , ,1 . mhar r a.-„,enl So f.r a. tb- 

bn-i.eo. public are , ecrncd lley c ,., I.„. lb, ntm,»t om.11,1, ncc in 

it" -I 1 1 a,„l w, trust, o-lul.e .. and as f.r the I,.r|| ., ich 

ito ,.,..! ,„ I ndisurepr, eot.-.tiye, the pasl uod.vi -i. or.| 

of the writ, -r is au.pl. guuraiit.-o that it is inbred ouibred it.trimii- 
. ,1', -and . ano-icallv wholly II. rally. \VI„I,-I.i„ , ., , 

I „l i, IO I.e I. el. Iee,„. | |„ ,,. ,| ,-,„..,.„, „| . ol.ie ,„„r, 

i." and /'/■■ .a-,.....' .ill ,.., 



f hi. „. 

or the Friends or ' I;. 

m.»l ....e.-.l'.il t b.-r. of i;,-i.r„ In. ... |'„„ 

E-r „ ,.,,-. I„. ,„„. „., .Iiud.,1 1.,,....., 

l!,„ ,v I.,,,,. I „,„,., a„.| ,.:,, I,,,,,- ,„ r| I Ll,...- ll. T ..| Itailroad. I..r miners, wl... 

-" I To«...l..|. fro .,-,■ ol |.r,..|T..w,,-l,,p lV.1,1. ,',..,„, i.l Ihi, | Hi, .,„■■„ father, ,,,-.,,„- ,.„„ 

p.epar„i„ry readme l..r ,1... I... I,„ \ Miami County, Indiana, ho wont th 



ll I of ll.,,, N.U.I, Trusl. r, .„ r r.vill. Indiana, 

. ...on,,,, ,| „„, your during which I be . ,- ..I ".I lo I u the op- 

Atthi el r hi. reading h, re, od to I'eru, Indian, . I: ,.„„„... 



" •" ; '"'" ■- ' '"'- 

,l„l"l p„„l,ej., 

'I "a- ■»« |a„, : Miami 



»"I'J I I'islorieul recpilul 

■ il ' I1«rl » '■ . « 

ell ,,, I Ilk- |„y pl„ee .„,, 

. editor and ..... 

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i.ally. Ilia v ., , I In Im I»m 

edit-riil I.l- In" ,-.,1,1,..,. m| , dull Inn ill.. cxpi-nm 
.un-i-liil. I. «... III. lir-i iiii.I Miik.ii. .mil •v.-i-j 

,-ii-ns I,.,,,. i~,, ■ „,.„i,. ,,„, .ii .,„.. ,',,;.! m. ... ... 

III,. ,.„..! III... I V.I U-, I.- l-illl II.' « I ..... ..... 



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17., 1'tru M,.-,;,r l,.|l,„„..|, .....I till, 

si, |.ll_.la - II * .■ r I |,r.|T,.,..r Mr S I » ,mn vd .., his 

.,|,„ r .»„ ssl'td There <..,.. !,-» laborer* ....I llir harvest vra. licr of il... Ma, 

„„l |,l,.,,lil'„l II, ■ k ill. ilii-i IV III.. IWl. mill .1 I...LI.-.I l..r I..... published, .mil I,,' -.' 

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...nils „...! , I I ill, van „,.,.,, il„ _.,i,.,l.'..,i he always m »il. I I liluu.ti.llii | 

al .....I abruptlv .,. lie I....I ,■! ,1 ,i ■" l„,v l"« Jobta. nii.1 when hi- would .vunii i > ,.f lii. eld »ti, >|i 

fehol /•;,. ./...„-„,,/ »l,i,.|, ,.,, vol , r..l- and I.... .IiuLv Wil I l-iea I... U !Vi.....l ..f il.. I--."! --lii-r in" emuuk ho would luivo Ina.ps »r IVieuda n. iiw and wcleeaic 

l.„„„l il ,.,, ...lid Ibuinlali Hui In- ''" '" ■« «««■ »f tUi. paper bmmi prop, i , ■ -M../.W i..-r Mr. I.,i,l,,m . I.l.... I. »..- said -I l.iw I hat he was 1 u llunll - -I 

ended Jin,.. '- l-i:, Sootl howovel mii, I Iiit- u after retired, uuil allorward sold u Imll' inter,-.! t„ Mr. .1 L\ I'.-l- y. r.t..iri- that lie would ..lieu |.ut m hi* Mwdays pr-a, I.u.j I aa..- ,.;. u- 

inlani e-tar.1,-1 SWi/inet mid » ,., > , I » he hitler in- I ther hull' I - II' \ year „r .-, later he raid a .piurt 



>.ini likes ,.1.1 



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lid il„. /'.,,. interest i„ II. Ii. Jam,.—... K-.| -.1 ll...h.-i..r, .,nd l-..,,li I'll 

Beeat,l,» 1),- cnilie newspaper, aua-eeded tile OU,-..r. .1. ,1... It. ,,lil,. sumo place One J. A Miller then purchased ih,. Ilmrth ,,a..,.:-. 

Scott beins at the helm, and llie first iiiiiuIiit of llio llrmM made interim of the Rochester pun,,.. ,„d ran u brill and uneventful | ilied bun™ 

ii. advent November -S, l*Hi Died Iroin .larval.,... May -0, career of .in months, as a p«r<lK-r ..I .1 A Huxoy, wh.. had pur- distino 

1MS . chased the ii.ior.~i nl" J. C. I'oloy. Then tile paper was e,-udu«trd - diploma* a 

Sow after utter ill thine multifarious chanr-es and mishap*— the four uionthaby W S Kwiii-: and J. A. Muxey, lessees and proprietors, iieymsii printer or editor m ., 

ma and types mill" mm ly owned by Jim II. Sell, and wlieo tbe present owner took chiirjK. Thi-irbnel eiperleneo in 

Lcrcd bv Slu-rirl - iiens and idle— Hon. Jnlill A Graham, one The Unil 3 ..».. 11././., '/',„,... ivl.i.h had been Marl. , I l.y T. J. ! like- and lloker. and they lei 

.lav ni...ii'ihe ilreil, ni.t Mi Sci-H, and „-, ili. .|,ur..f ilio monieol Hi LX«rell .V Sana in- N,,vcuil„t 1.71 a... e,m-,li,lal,,l ,,,il. ih.- I i.-al .,|.|......t.>ii... i.l' ih,- old >'„ 

,,'ii'ithI !„ buy of him the old Sum Tike preaa, relieve the Ii. na thi 
rested upon the Biatoriala, |«iy liiln a balaneo, and revive lh<- now 
par*. 



a. ... ,.! eonaiderable al -. and » II - In, ai.al lie 

l.i.l .l.idi.d iii-.li ,„l .,,..■.,)..: ' -.:,.. ,„,l., ,]- 

r p,.,,l,... II.. »:„ ,., i ,1 ,,- in. !i, ,1 n... i ..!' 

red .|iil!i.,l. bin he dialiked tin- |,n e, llirew m- 

aodlilled „ni the ,,„i„l.., of I. . -d...... nl,.T.i.a j. -ir- 



decided ihe rainier, and M 
affanh.l him by Mr Seol 



. ihr„oJ, the mechanieal aid MeUnwell 

iti,. evbweljj, mid duat Iruin SeHtinft in 

I pn... and on lln- isib of I '//„. .!/• 

lii.l inuiibiT of the Miami aaaUciu.,,. 

C.;,,,!) Smllurl Rcourrinp to attmil of thuja n.nu.1 u. the funeroin,.-. i! 

The Sentinel and nil i!* predeeessuni, be it remembered, had. up pr„p>T lure to Btalu lhat. d, ,-,„■_• tl... |.ri,«l*. e.peeialli n-l 

to the time Ml Graham buu^hl the material, l.ecn printed „u the I Graham and Mr. I...ii.-hrid.-e l,„i, In ,t,. .,.,., ,.- I ! i 

mme press and type naed by Sam, Pike and Abijah W. Baker, when nal, 7Vie .tfiVimi «>«n/y Sentinel ana a power in la State, , 

they established '/'/.- I'ertt frrretler. ' oised, probably, as potent an inluenee ain„t,- its rjoternpora 

'Id June IK5II, Mr Graham b.ju-l.t an entirely new ..ffiee. nilh aided .,« mueh in ii„,uM.n.-th puldie opinion of Indiana lull 

the reception ..I ,. pr..«3. which yet did eu,.d work.' [o l<«.kinfi aver papets published al the State capital m el-i-wh. 
hi- file-. In.m tins late forward." one cannot Imt admire the mei-h 



of 7!,. 7V,„.,-.-,,,'i,i,/. I.) Malcy ,V lisbment then being entirely uc« 

thi. way ab.-ui u veur. when the lirui dissolved, It may la- pniper, before thi 

his paper and its name, with this ejrepli thai l William B Lioale. of tile l.nl., 

ouuamnd ol tin- title. Usui-- the name ,.f the as-u - .I,.-.- ..I th. 1/ I 

.'., S. ,.•<„./ Was cindiieted by Kwiu_- ,V Haley th. //,. ,!,„.//..„ l> m-c.-ir ,1 mi 



-I'. ' 

, ».,• darn.; the eirlv livis] of Lull 

•fen her,-., leept tha'i I eel in 

r was liieldv ercditable— tile ••- lo- 



th • one wh- to ; 



Htxi in ,.„l, t of 

10- Inm i.„ur..l'.|aii-l imn'i. li.l-i-... ..r.r Al. X « Hi........!' 

il„. lln, ..-,..„ /,../,.,„., //.,„/,/ I iu'nnler would follow iur 

-pod neighbor \ r Ferrj of thi u,i. t -l, /•/.,., //..,/rr 

W, h.iv, thu- jii.n e- ....utile a lii-i-r) ,.!' the n.-i-iu and ,: i.- 
situdes "I the Warm '•„-,'./ Scnfuul lis was eiuiuahle, and lln- 
bnef references made lu other -Id journalists on the Wabash at.aie.l 
The- first edit,,,-. Sun I'ike and Abijah W. linker, were " eharac- ' proper in this eonnectioD. 



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Henry l' . ■ ... ... '.J..*, 1 .i, Miner.. . 

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Dftvld H T.>U .... 

... \V«sW; Weilick. ...r Julius Kloennc 

..... •• .... Henry Kmudkupf 

... Oliver H. P Mmj 
!■-- T MUlei .n-lrew I Phelps 

... W«it«j ft'ellick .*o w Go»driuli 

MrtlC C«rt.- f b . .. 

Jm. T. Millar 

Samuel *•■■-.". Sani'l R. H«ekeo 

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Sec I6sI7Richland tp Miami Co Ind. 



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CHART OF TIIE LEAMNfi 

PERU CARRIAGE WORKS. 

Carriages, Buggies, 



PHAETONS. 

SDLLIVAN fc GRAF. 

eugene spangenberg, 

Dbtjg-g-ist, 

PURE MEDICINES 

And Sells as Low as the Lowest. 

GEO. RAYMOND, 

DEALER IJST 

Lath, Shingles, 

SASH, DOORS, BLINDS, 

an<l 1* feel lung; Dental Siding. l>r(-"<ei.I flooring, il I' Italian, ffTiMiueor- 

Keimng. SheilUing, Pickets, FininhlDft Luinlwr, drw«-ii or in Hie rougb; 
IUe!n«l Marin, Land Lluler, lliiaLering Hair, IftinLinglon Lime, Content. 
Pittsburgh, Block nml AnlUweimCwi, •hotlie«lebnOedCiirab«riand Worn- 
burg Co-il (the h*4 known for MMlnmitli |-urpo*«). all of wlilcli trill ho 

BOTTOM PRICES. 

Ulli, SlunRlw. UiuIht ..r I'ml r„n,i.l„-.l l,y the car l..a.l nt low fipires. 
A SUPERIOR 16 AND 18 INCH SHlNCLE. 

PERU, I3ST3D. 

GEO. RAYMOND. 

WALTON & CRANE, 

Booksellers and Stationers, 

WALL PAPER, WINDOW SHADES MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, 

P O Building. - - PERU, IND. 

STEAM PRINTING HOUSE, 

}.Te.r.ir 2U nubile ;j.n,« 

General Job Frinting, 

REED 4 SINKS. Proprietors. 
PERU IND 



BUSINESS FIRMS OF PERU WD MIAMI COUNTY, IND. 

JOHN BLANKE, 

FASHIONABLE MERCHANT TAILOR, 



EXCELSIOR!! 



BROADWAY PERU. INO. 

A ti,„. alwsk i>l' (Moths. Ciuaiuiciw mi] (!«■»' ftiniUliiii|; Liumb 

FRANK E. YOUNG, 

Bookseller a Stationer, 

WALL PAPER, WINDOW SHAOES. CHROMOS. FRAMES AND TOYS, 
THE 

111 Ull CIIIITl SEVTIAEL 

The Oldest Established Paper in Miami County- 

lEJGKAIIC IS POLITICS ASS OFFICIAL OEBAS Of THE COCSiV. 



H. G. FETTER, 

ARTIST. 

PHOTOGRAPHER. 



Job Work of Every description Promptly 
a ml Ncalln ExecalecL 

EWING & MAXEY, Proprietors. 
GEORGE NELP, 

BUTCHEE. 

CASH PAID FOR ALL KINDS OF FAT i.ATTLE. 
WEST THIRD STREET. - - PERU, INDIANA. 



LAUQEST AND FINEST PICTURES 

Mel Artistically in Water Cold's. India Ink and Cr.iyoD, 

By Mrs. H. C. FETTER. 
UM Pimm r<i|>inl ud Bxlargea, ui nt itr LowM Prim. 

A. CLEVELL'S 

MARBLE AND GRANITE WORKS. 

MONUMENTS, HEAD STONES, 

Building Stone and Flagging, 

Dpsipns nml I • ..■ . Rirntlhed. All work OuaroolpeJ Siui.fAClory. 

PERU SAW-MILL AND LUMBER YARD. 
JOHN G. RENZ & CO., 

Lumber, Lath and Felloes* 

MILLS OPPOSITE STERNS' WOOLEN MILLS. ON CANAL. 




The Tltffh+*l Market Price Paid for Loff*. Alt MuH* of 
Hotul Turning rfoiM to Order and Satis- 
faction QunrnntmwL 



NEW FURNITURE 

jpipiRG ESTABLISHMENT. 

On Third S*., two d^crs Watt of Broadway. 



B. R. GRAHAM, 

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEOT 

CHILI. MIAMI COUNTY. INDIANA. 
i 

LENHART & SCHMITT, 

TJ1TDEB.TAK:I2TC. 



HI KINDS liF .IT.MTIP.E *>0 riHIKS <»U u Till HIM.STrWI PIM*. 



JAMISON & CO. 



THE PERU 



A MAMMOTH STOCK. I FIRST CLASS GOODS. 

An Endless Variety, Promt Attention to Business 
A FINE FIRST-CLASS HEARSE ALWAYS LN READINESS. 
44 BKOADWAY, - PEKU. IND. 



WEEKLY TIMES-SENTINEL 



T. J. McDONALD, Editor and Publisher. 

Democratic in politira. Dovotcd to the intoront* of Pom 
and Miami County. 

J3E WORK OF EVERY DESCRIPTION 

ijONE TO OFIDEIl. 



BUS IN 1CSS DIE E( T( ) R I IDS 
CITIES, VILLAGES AND TOWNSHIPS OF MIAMI COUNTY, INDIANA, 

GIVINU SAMES. LOCATION AND EXPLICIT I'I'mRIITHiN OF lil'SINKSS of OCR I'ATUnSS 



CITY OF PERU. 

Mil. V.ti.ii.. \»«« 



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Render. Sammi. 
Bouslos, K. H .. 
Bmwnrll. A. C. 
Bearsa, U I! ... 
Boyntou. I' II.. 



Ware, U.pairin..- n... \\ 
. Propr. of Saloi ,.1 II,, 



.1871 Indiana. 
. 1871 lieroiunj 
.1871 Kugland. 
. l8bu(ierniaoy 



Billiard Hall. 



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Commit, 

Darrow, Darius C-. 

Dukes. A X 

Dunlap.J. M 

Dulbs, E 

KOnger, R P 

Es-e, »'. F 

Ellis. J. W 

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Fiske, A. C . 
Flonuer. Jesse W . 

Filk.Mo.ni 

Griswi.l.l, Willi.nl.. 
Onif, l'hillip v.. .. 
Gnldsbarry, L A ... 

Gould, L. C 



Rila-or-, W. W.. 

Keller, .1 S 

Kcod.il, K. I. . 
Kub, Jacob.. .. 
Kratzcr, J. C ... 



Krcotzcr, Jacob. 



Lyoch, Dtit__ 
Lewark. J.Jin.. 



Proprietor Marble Works 'I'liir.l ,Sl 

. Holer Ml Leather and Hides Broadway 

. Pre ,.l.„i l.'itiions' National B.,nk Broadway 

.Dealer in lioal Cstatc, with Mowbray Dukees' Addii 

. Lumber Dealer Eighth St ... 

Lunch ttoom mid Bakery Broadway .... 



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County Recorder W. Sixth St... 

. Physician and Surgeon iBroadway 

. Proprietors of I/....... Omar} &*lAv4... IBtoadwav 

JCoumy Auditor |W. Sisth St.. 

.Postmaster Broadway 

.[Dry (ino.1*. Millinery and Notions Broadway. 

.Tolcuraph Oponitor Broadway 

.Clothier, I'tirnishinj: Goods, lints and Caps....|Broadwny 

KjSh.nil Fifth St 

. Proprietor of Saloon an I Resitauni .t Broadway 

. Ileal. I in Croecri.-s, Produce and all kinds '.I 



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Poultry. 



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and D, lift in Wood Seat I 
JPastorof Lutheran Church.. 
.Agent I., P. iUIB 



. Agent T„ W. & W. K. K. Dealer io Lime. 

Omeur. Stucco, Hair, etc Boulevard 

-Saloon and Restaurant IBroadway 

Furniture ao.l Undertaker Third St, bet. B'dwav 



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. Kx-Proprieior of Kelior 1I..0SC 

Roots and Sh.re. |W Third 31 

. Boot and Shoemaker B.-nadway 

. U.-alcr io Watch..*. Clocks, Jewelry, Silver. 

War.., Sp.-claebs, and Tower Clocks Broadway 

Ilcalerio China Glass and Qilcenswarc Broadway 

.Clothini!, Gents' Furnishing!; Is. Ili.ts, Caps,! 

Cor. lid and B'.lway.. 



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.1837 Indiana. 
..IS41 ludlana. 

I1SC9 Ohio. 

1. 17 'i Germany 

1357 Marvlaud 



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Enlarging ..Id I 

'. India Ink and Water Color 

. Lumber ILaler.... 

.I.Morchant Tailor 

.[.Merchant Millers Proprietors of 1 



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n. 1 Vegetable Market; Steam Sanaa-c- 
og . highest market price paid] 



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Noble, Wet 

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Nolp ..eo: 

O'Donald. 

Poller Jol 
Plinmaa, C 
Pitman, L 



Ream. Thos. E 

Smith. Valentine.... 
Slink ,t Mitchell.... 
S.hi. --or Andrew 

Stnuh. M F 

SteinmcU & Bauer. 

Sperlinr, J II 

Smith .Iun.es 

Smith. 1V« 

Fr-neer Mrs. L. C. 

Todd, W. S 

Theobald, Jacob.... 
Walker, Lyman 



.Cilt Marshal Slltl, S 

..Builder and Contractor j 

.pours Peru Weekly Tlma-Sauintl ICor M.io and B.l'wuy 

.Dealer in Groceries, and Propr. Sal.-oo and! 

I Boarding" House I 

.Weaver W. Second St 

.iH.it. her Third St 

..Shen'l Miami County .iCoun St ; 

.Treasurer Miami County 'Broadway 

. Deputy Clerk Main ...: 

.JAccoumnul (Third St 

Proprietor of BesiauraDt aod Confeciionerv ... Cor Main and B'dwnt 

. I.umbtr Dealer 'Broadway .'. 

adl and launder Yard 



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. Grocery and link 
.Saddle and ll.,rn 
. Attorneys at Lai 
. Proprietor Saloon and Restaur 
.Foundrymanioid Machinist.... 
. Dealer, in Groceries and Pro. 



eru RcpMmn. 

le and Marble 


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Kr...,dway 

No. 11 Br.ai.lway 

Cor Broadway and I'd 
over First Sat. Bank 



SSla Germany 
^oKnolaod. 



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Broadway 

. Gardener and B.wrdinp House Cor LafayctteaodSth 

Teamster LVoot 

.tanner Ricbardville Reserve . 

U.lire.l Broadway 

N'.niry Puhhe and Abstracter of Land Titles. . . K. Second St 

. Buli'Lr and Coulracti.r C.ir. .Id and Frcmoot. 

. Attorney Broadway 

Propra ot Liv.ry. Fe-d and Sale Stable Cor li and Miami.. 

Proprietor of Pianino Mill Broadway 

Proprietor ol Xaiiooal Hold, and Dealer in 

Gr roe. and Provisions Cor llnd aod Miami 

. Dealer in Books and Stationery. Wall Paper. 

Toy., Window Shades, etc Third aod Broadway 

.Ccuotv clerk E. Fifth 8t 



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.lien, 


1 W.... 


la. 


dy. S 


M 


M 


•e«e.- 


T 8 


N. 


•llweo. 


Samuel... . 


Ma 


«.n. V 


II 


M. 

He 


.I, M 
ins 8 


II 


l!a 


mils, 


I.H 




1 Jul 






1. Ill, 


id 




1 II. 




Su 


>.r. I 


.1 » 

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IV r 


■lit 1 
le, .1. 


w 

~,h 



I is7.1 Ind 



lvio Ind P. rrv hurt: F 

l".v, Md Dcedaville . F 

1 8.1.'. I Ihio Pcrrysburg I 

is.',- ill,,,, .. .. .. | 

I«:i7llid Deed.v.lle V| 

isr.-'lnd • T 

burg.... M 



.H. 
P. rrj.h 



ALLEN TOWNSHIP 



>.■..!. . „ Hard,,,,. 

ilii-i .1 M.i.l .1 

I! It Ti.-k.-l Xg 



■" - 1 .I-"., r 

-,-ek ,.,. IV. i,, 

. ■ U.. ...... 1111.0 f 



Garner, .1. 1... I' 

II. M. ", .:.i 

Batch, V. II... 
H..rt..„. W A . 

Iloruo, I. U 

ii ■.... A S 



l-.-N... 


,..k 


Si is:«Ne« 


„rk 


I-.L. Italia 


..... 


IMS India 





. I"r..|.ri.i«r..l Kn.|.ii. II I. v.ll.. - - W.Ik H.I.I...., 

..I Lincoln U „■_• r .1.,.,,,. V.. 

. KJ..- T....1 Manufacturer and Apia- 



1 >.*■< . 


£ «•-- 


... F..r,,„ r and T. . 1... 

•■an l-Vil ,,.l>i.,l Healer. 

... 1 r 


K 




1 ....... „.., T. . 1... 

limit. Merchant .,,0 Minuu-r 


1-..- 
l-l.i 


ndi Itiraiinch 


Man 1 -r..| of Saw-mill and l.ui 

l.i Hal. r. 
.,,... Farmer 
. .. Farmer ,n.l Aj.-eiitSiiii.ti >l ■, ,1 

tttriog Ca, Frap ol Saw-mill. 



DEER CREEK TOWNSHIP. 



1 Strict ,! fttule 



ArnrflTuny. ArrliilutlJ 

Anil, J II i 

Ballenuer. Win W 

Colter. -k-eph I' 

Cum..rti,rd. Julin 



.1..],, 



. Hunter Hill. - Fa 



. BrittlCi Sul'h ... fa 



Hunter Hill Pa 



I Vn,t Miami 
rinia llennMl. 

nuctj Hui.tc 



Miller. Phillip 


I 


| i Miami 


Kartuer 




Phfinter, S. L 


"l 


I874t0b.il! " 


Carriage and VVaeon M 
Shueiui; a apeeudlj 


klnp, Horec 












Rons, R. I) 




12.. lSGl.Tenncasee •• 


Fanner 




Sandiftir, H 




7 ISMi Indiana... •• 


farmer. 




Huuiley, Lewis 


-1 " 


12 [l8tS90hio - 


Farmer 




Shaffer. J A 


.. lieuue 


t'l Switch. l-M'l'enness.e Broirtt'l Sailta ... 


Dealer in Imnera] M, r 
Grain. Notarj I'obl 


h.md - and 
cand P M. 


Tubbn. William T.. 




ISttlKew York Miami 


Merchant Mill- 




Wil„..n. Janus A... 


•j 


|1874 Indiana... ItDtrll'i Mick.... 


Picket and Freight Ag 
egmph Operator. 


ent and Tel 


Ward B It 




U H53» Indiana... Miami 


Baplial Minister 




\\ ill. ,11 .l,,..j,h . 






Farumr. 










Farmer. • 





. Iru'lfl S<iltl...iKa, 



BUTLER TOWNSHIP. 



Naatf 


jsacrms oa Sraaa 


hit J 
r Seal.- Nativi 


rv. 1 1'. O. Annas*. 


| 


Bcaiaaa*. 




Larencuod John 


; 8 «,,., 


aasr 


hi. rf 

art. Stale N.r.t.rv P. 0. Anoai 




Blake, Andrew 


.Sectien 2d 


. IMS India. 


...Peru 


.Far 


nor and Teacher. 




Section 


M.. 


....180(1 " 'Peru 


...'Fai-me 






lMTPeno. 




. Km 






Minniek, Noah... 




IH 


.... 1870 Indiana ....Re-serve 


... Dealer 


Cranor, S_ - 


. Seetini. 22 


.11847 India! 


a...Ra~.-rrc 


Far 


ner and Count} Cninn 












Po, 


Cce.k. F. M 


" 111 


. 1 -J- tibia. 




Tea 


her and Justice of tl. 


Peace 


Italucr, Adam... 








.. Fa'me 


Flcmini.-, Tncamnw. 




. isr.:: • . 




Par 






lt.cj, Noah 




;i2... 


....185(1 " Santa Fe. 


... Farm- 


tiuthric -I. .l.i, 




1M3 ■ 




Kar 






Roes, H K 




:■: 




...Teaeb, 


tiodrruy, tiabricl 


. tjodltov Ke*erv 


..lB:i4!!ndiai 


, ..Peru 


1.: 


ner and Stock Dealer. 




Shifferl, Daniel. 






. l-IM'.nn Peru 


... F„„,|. 


HanU, J.e.U.ll 


.Section lo* 


..I-,," Man 1 


,.d. " 








Timmona, I'l.nma 






... 1847 Maryland. Santa Pc. . 


.. Furl,,,- 


Hani. Beojamin—. 
























Johosun, -l..i.adiau. 


- 17 


..l.-411'l..on. 




Fal 


ner and (_.7,|.er 




Votaar. Jowpl, .. 




:«.., 


....1841 Olio 1 


.. Farme 




17. ... 


..1862 Ohio. 




Far 

















AarTH-a oc --, . . ■ fnah 



Brmrn. Cl.aa 

Clifton, J. ,l,u _ 

Crane. i-a*e 

< b.k liean C . 
<a>man. F~d C . 



ion 11 


...lS4x'Ohio 


- 11 


.. 1 -.<:■.. 11,,.. 

...11X44 EiikIi 
.. Kt.tlnd. 
... KsiiS'lllii,, 



WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP. 



Stttnk 'ir.iw.- 
i.„. Builder a, 

„„l S,.a„ II 

and Thresher 
I....I Ttir. -I„ r 



•1 Itiink 'lit M. 



. I....I 

,...., Kphrnio.. 
■....- u,„ II. 


..Eaoiu 


n 4 

I'l 

I.k>»n... . 


1-1.-. ill,,.. 
1-lT (Id.... 
IK4ltInd.... 


Peru 




Faro 

1 „a 
. 1 am 


iland 


stoek Deal 


rehall, d-.hn 

i.t JnU T .. . 
I.t.,1,... (; 


.... ■ . 


I,. 


IKIliVa .... 
1-11 Va .... 

l-l .,., 


Run 


er 11.11. 


(■„,.. 
1 ,„. 
F„ru 


r° 







- 11 




lla.ra t.... W 

Uarlan, .1 •. 

Hula.,, Kl.aa. 


1-..I..I 
l-lllll.io 



ml Citlor M.i 
ml Manufaeu 



«.■..:!.. tn„ \.\- I 



.••kl.r. A 
.1... t 

..kar, VVl 
l.i.tl.r. K| 


I 


- :i .. . i-.iimi 

•' . ... I-II ,-.r 
1 1 • ; 1 k a 


—1. Valet 




.. th.ll.-e Pla-- 187: L.I 



T-llliale K-.per of 
Xer... (travel Road 
, Parmer and Prop ,, I I., 
F-.rnmr 

llranel. I.,u.e Kiln 
. 1'rt.pr r ..I M.-i-in 



... ,. .- ... . 



■ .,■>. ii nifirn ■mam i 



- 



JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP 



Bro.er. I'..,,,,.,. . 
Brewer, JWoh... 

Bod, Thouia, A . 

Ik.ln, XV V 

CollrU, William . 
Collect, Kim>... 

('baric*. K K 

Charlo. John II. 

Cooler, IVuiamm 
('.»■ A H 
Ewiui.-. W. St.vle 

Eilward,. L. II .... 
Eikeobery, laenrgi 

FL-hrr, J.»rph... 
Fisher. D A 

Fetrow. W. W . 

Soft, Benjamin.. 

GriiwoU. D 

GriSth. Aiel ... 

Barter. John 



*W Maryland, Mr 



-.'■ili>uio .... 
Sl-Penn..... 

-41 Vermont. 
S3! Li-hana 

sjlOhio 



, nil Sun-run, 

up. nntrii.l.M ..IS.h,...l.\ 
"1.1/ ('•■«»(» .W.Wi. 

„.IP.„L Pucker uud Colin- 



-Mexico Farmer and Stock Kal»or. 

.Deover .. Fnmier and l'r-priei.ir of '.Hi, 

Surety and r'rail Farm." 

P.rtoia-a.r, C. S Expn» A=et 

also Prop, of IVn 






I. ram El 
.'Ut-i A.-eut. Defer 



Deo/eer Proprietor ol Denrcr : 

lumber Yard. 
Mexico Farmer and Stock Rai 



all kind, of 
tu-uiill and 



,.<i Dealer in ail binds of Willson ,v H„ 



Woollev. \V A.. 



. 1540 " 
. I860 India 



.lu-t„r „l the I' 

i .. ul IV r II 

. Fur ruuil llr.,,1. , „ 

. I'i,|r„i,„ M,,i, .. \ 
r„ - Plnninc, mill 
LuuiUrV.nl -an. 

II. ,1. r in II , i,,., 



I:!,, 



. Paint.. 
nl hiililc ii 



Ituinr 



.Fiiriiier mi.l Slock i:>», 

. Farmer I Stock 

. Peak* ii, II i.il MereltaiidW. 

1',-J-i in licner-tl M.i rltalKiiiv 
.l'r„|,r..„r.M,,M,,.l.'i,.„ri, v .,„ii;. 
. Farmer and Stuck llalrer, 
. Proprietor i.fll.iilr.-ad Hotel; Ii, 
Acoomnindaiioii, |,„ lamilic. 
.•Former uudSbu.lt Kaiser. 

Kctiivd. 



ilaoulaeturer or •• Victor Plow 
Sulky;" aleo of Wagons aed 
Buggies. 



PERU TOWNSHIP. 



I 1+TU.rTT ,-i. 



Blair. Jam,- 

Black. Nes 

Black. Samuel L. 
BUwk. S. L., Jr... 

BLtrk. L. B 

Couk.E. 

Daniel.-, Robert X 
Dani-L, William 



Bh 



John 



Biner Mine. 



Ham. Thome- II- 

Mai-pii-ei. S. L 

Murrar. Wm II 
Marn,u'i-<. Hubert .1 



,i; Virginia _ 



Samnn na Sratrr .t»uw- 



Miller 
Herb« 
R.vd. 



N 



Work., 
Wai.a,. 
'.\ .1- .,, 



H. Clay •• •_•:: I^JT 

ru.JiuK.pl, CitiirJrillr Ruerir... I -j:". 

W. II Sections 23 & U l-::.'i \ 

William KUl 

:. JiiMjpb. Sr...»Section 12 IMoi 

i. Joseph, Jr.. •• li . I-4T 

.Tunica 19 IftT-'l 

William • liRlKl*M 

, Joseph I5422.1Svt!H 

miver •■ ::■> ism 

iilcoM Uuiilus Kent* !-■(•. 

.-. Phillip Ssclioo H i-i.'i 

. Luciuda E.. fcrbanlrillr fin. Via IS43 



■ Dealer, Fanner, Ac. 



Amueo, Win S- 
Crane. Abraham... 

Duhill, Dennis 

DalmurJ.:. IV. 1 
Dalryn.ple. (h». V 

Friern I. E. K.. 

Fe-.-I.J, J,„,n 



Suenos or SnmrT 



HARRISON TOWNSHIP. 



r C. K 

r.t Wearer .. .. 
.ray. Jots ph F ... 



-•Wllbio N„nlii;n,.« 


... Pht»icL 


in and Sur~e„u 


Snyder, J, r„i, 


-.III k _. .Santa Fe... 


. Karm.r 




Snv,l...r. Wm 


'.If, - ._.. N.nbl.nive 


... Furmer 


and Stork KaLe-r. 


Waaler, Phil 


--1 Indiana- 


.. Dealer i 


i ijeueral .Mercbandi<e. 


Yaroal. W C 


H.V4N (J Ambov _. 


.. tarmer. 







.1171 W V»... 

lamohio .... 

! -1, Indiana.. 



. Aml»iy . 
. MeGruw 

. N..rth (; 



CLAY TOWNSHIP. 



Bir-- Wtn 

ilar.-rrhntf liarboraA 
Brann-lon, J.«. S.._ 

C.-ide. J.din : 

t'lvtler. J. K 

l-.'.x VVai 



. Peru r 

. Baker Hill. . I 

Km In™ lit* ? r I 



r and Justice of tlie 



- Wlu.ll.ina. 


. bVeaaeauS 




M,i. rawed 




r lUaneii » .- 


- -" r,na _. 


Wa«(««iuafj 



Ph,l|- U 

Ph. ips .A J 

"Sharp. S M 

Sio... VVm 

Kwoverland, Levi. 



. I-IIU..I V . \., 



JACKSON TOWNSHIP 



(V> - 1 .1 

<•.„.... I... .I...I.,, 

Marl-. .1 M. 

I'..,. I >1 
Hi,... K.I,., I, 

n, .. «•„ 



lM-Ill .■ 
. 1-17 Indi., 



Grose, Abijah 

.,,... Gorge \\ 
llatncl.l, David.... 


'.'. I.rt. r- 


31 


ISitUndiaii 

:-t..ii|... 


Hu»e. 1). F 

Hair. J. C 


. llnbo 


til 


13K9 Keotw 

.-..:' Indian 


Unban. T 

Hail,.,, A.J 

H«ner, J .1 

Kimball A 1) 

Lee. K. S 


.'.'.Scctbi 

-..Over 

...Xoniu 


■Ml'. 

'oat < 'in. ,■ 


IS71 Indian 

l.-r.JOl 

ISTTOI.in . 
1-:. 



1,1,1. . I. 
.1 « 

. i; k 

I. »l 



Kurmri an.! Sl.u-k i:.- 








Farm.r m.l >-., I:. ■ 




i:.. 


...l.l- 1 


> i.l 1. Mi 


i.l.ai.i 


Km 


.... William 


M. ,. ! ml ,.,.1 latlini 








M ., ai.,1 ttl i. 


.1. |i iter 


II,* 


,„J, .1 J... 


,,. 1. lior— Wulniit. 


•:<k kali. 


Sell 


n JooliaiaS. 


H,....r ) a„.ir.. | .,.,r. 


,. . i; mil 






n. ..i.., ,., ,;, „.,.,i Me 

Kara nii.l ll,al.r in a 


I,.,.,.!.- 

1 kindaol 


Shir 


n Thomas .1 


Uuibci 




Slilvrell llinuaa. 


Kai 






1, K U 


farm, r 




Tin 


n. William 


Proprietor of LivervSlal 


, . settled 


Tai 


,,.arv. V „U, 


,n H..«.rd V i .,. 


.-«. 


\..i 


W. A. A 


Former and Sin k Kai»i 




Wii 


„,„r .1 M... 


I'mpri.. I Swim Saw 


and Gtirt- 







Wood 

Id.....-, .1 

Wrishi J. R. 





„.., 
. . ... 


. I 1 ,.,.,. 

I.,;.. .... 

I the 1 \ , , 
A.-. ,.l. nilli 


...1 - .. 








in] i. 


ml «'■ 


Mien . 
eu.li. In 


1' 


,.|,ri. , 
,.|„ . 
Mill 


r ..1 11 , k. 


.. . 


K 

Jl 

.. ,.P 
1 


ilia 

Kenoi ...d, 

,„.l r,,,,. 

in) !«toel i: 


iali.il n 
u.r 01 


1' 


..,.., 


. and Sury,-, 





I'mprielor »f Broom Fartory. 
II. -.l.-r ,,, II,..,. and Sl..*«. al-n 
1'r. pri, t.,r,.i \- ninTow lieiorj. 



PERRY TOWNSHIP. 



Baker, H..„> 




13 


Baker. Tiinnlhy 






Ruiicr. Woi. L 






Butler, John W .. 






Branoneller, .\uj>... 




10 


iienair. Honrv 




14\2:i 


Clcland Jonaa 




IS 


I,. . \„..,,..„- 






C'lelnnd. Willnrd II. 




14 


Crai*, John 






|i ■„ ■ \ :.„, k 


Sell. 


ii i:: 


Drake, Wiu V .. . 




l.» 



-al Monhant and Jn 
Peace. 

tr and Stoek D, .Icr. 



id Slock H... 
and Shoe ll, 
r and Fanner 
id Si .k liaia 



Stern,* ,.a Srne.T. SrtU*- N*' 



Mill.r. Mu-.-l, 

Old, .In,'...... 

Knbbina ,1a M, 



.Gilead Fai 



iKn-jland I l-vill,- 



,r and Stuck I 
-.,] Nerahant. 



rand. I n.'i.v 
rand St, k lb 
r and Thresher 



n,.„„ 


"■ Michael"!" 


i 


iiu-li, lliwkwii 


Win- 


or, W, 11 



. Rue. »ilr.<e fa... Kurnn-r and Ilia, k.-niith. 

liilcad Farmer 

.. " School Tiaichor. 

..Sfa-kdalo Farmer. 

Farmer are! Sir,, k Itai.e; 



ERIE TOWNSHIP 



II.. k I r. .In.„ I. . 
U..k..|..l„. ... 

Unit. Ii I M.. 



PIPE CKEEK TOWNSHIP 



\i, ,.. ii.ii . ii 



ll'inL.rll II Hi 



li.i mail, • I.. I Svrtimi 

lli<)rni. Jw I Pearl .. 

I: .,uk.. Williuu....**! 

II. .-IL,... .1 S 

I-:. .J jb.ni.. 

.)...'», ltavi.1 

J, .. -s Km,.- T 

Kaqai, Peler Hi I« 

Kfila. Klia*. A-cliim 

\vili. Geo .. ..'Silica: 

.>. bvw, A B....... 

B.1, Ourfius 

Di lej.S. II 

r.. lam H »' 

II. tiii..t<-. C. 11... 

It. 1. EUw ! " 

II L Win. 

Bab -liliii A 

('..tot Leaw, j '■ 

I', i, N^ili \V | •• 

>■*■ J»o I '■ 

t'-lj, Hm L * - 

Cat., It K 

II »l>, J»L,.-S .1 

I>.vi,,.I„l.,i 

I rtk, H..vi.J 

I ni, U F_ 

F.kc, Henry il 

Fko, Cb«. C 

IllJ.r. Il.i.ajah 

CaW II II 



Va mi, Inuk Ii 



...... 1-lT \U„* Pi 




1 m r 

:i ill ■ i 
II I 






M.UI linui 






II. ■!. , ,.. 


..... ISM 




I'.r.i. i 


!- ■•! Maryland 

I I.-TI Ii.ii.,... 

IM-JI lllluU .. 


IVrn.. . 

Iiniiki. Il.il 


F.irmei 

i .in... 
. Farm, r 



. Bun -lira- mil K.i 



RICHLAND TOWNSHIP. 



..ii. i 

IM"Vi K'feili. 

:"•••"" il'-->- 

lijOhlo .... CLili. 

1SMI Indiana...! •' . 

4,; ■■ ...; •■ . 

"HijuiiUi - . 

SllPcun ~"! '■ ! 



I In.L 



>!.,. 



.'l*-ff 



SObio Chili.. 

:i • Deivre 

i • Chili . 



. Teael.er and Jusliu 
'II.....T ii. limin 
■Fanner and Denier 



.r,r.,.D Paler. 
. Farmer 

. IjTOf lis Sulk H*S'r»fllK.||l' 
. Carpoilli r m.'i .I..III.T 
.Wr.[n=Ktli*il.MI-M 
Blnrksuiitli ...J llu-, I,.- 
. I'.liL.k.aiitl. and llir..|i. 



Hull 


\ C 


" ! 


III. Ml. 


r .1,, 




IrMlol 






II mi 






K.,.1.- 


man 


... F .. 




Mm 

rhiui 




Un- 


>i 1 


Mi. 1,1 


Mie 




Mi..,. 


OLID 


•ii~,|.b..; 


Morphv U 


in. B ! 


Meek 




... w 1 


Mlini 


t, J 


l.ii W...I 


Mas* 




daniuel.. 


Norri 


K 


M 


S'.rri 
l.-iv 


-la.- 

1 111 
,-, 1 


h L j 

V...J 




. u 





. 1-4.. N. V 
. IMIMlnltan 

.:-.-.:: v.... 
. l»j:ilii.liiiii. 



!m.i: 


[lulu 




Imlii 


i-i: 


III.... 




x. r 

ii.di., 


1-4 


HI,,.. 



I iir.,....te Dealer and C, 



Dialer in i. ..nl Ufixlmaiw a«l Po.ln 

. Farmer 
. Farm. • 

I'.irj,, ,i r .Hid . I. hi,,. ,. 
. Fanner 
. Farmer. .-.- k Biuaer. 

Farmer a..l Sr„ k lUhyr 

Fiiniier ami Miller 



Farmer and St., k Kaa, 



I-i.i 






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