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Greene County, Ohio
History & Genealogy

Source:
History of Greene County, Ohio
Together with
Historic Notes on the Northwest
and
The State of Ohio
Gleaned from Early Authors, Old Maps and Manuscripts,
Private and Official Correspondence, and
All Other Authentic Sources.
By $. S. Dills
ILLUSTRATED
Published
Dayton, Ohio:
Odell & Mayer, Publishers
1881

(Transcribed by Sharon Wick)

BEAVER CREEK TOWNSHIP
Pg. 575

 

BIG BEAVER VALLEY.

 

POPULATION AND INDUSTRIES.

 

RAILROADS.

 

TURNPIKES AND ROADS.

 

MILLS.

 

SCHOOLS.

 

CHURCHES.

 

SECRET SOCIETIES.

 

EARLY SETTLEMENTS.

 

CEMETERIES.

     There is no "cemetery association" controlling burying grounds in this township, but the many churches all have cemetery grounds attached, and in these places the interments are mostly made.  The first burial place in this township is on the corner of Jacob Coy's farm, west of Alpha, where the Shakertown and Zimmermanville roads cross, but only a few time-warn tombstones now remain to mark the spot..  On the farm of B. F. Darst, next to Mount Zion Church, is located in a grave-yard, which was donated to the public for a free burying ground.  This yard is kept in good repair, and is in every way, a respectable place for interment.

VILLAGES.

     Alpha is the largest village within the bounds of the township, and takes its name from its situation near the site of the first mill in the county, and near the first settlement of the township (from               MORE TO COME.....

HOMICIDES.

 

INCIDENTS.

 

BIOGRAPHICAL.

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