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LUCAS COUNTY
OHIO
History & Genealogy

Source:
City of Toledo and Lucas County, Ohio
Illustrated - Clark Waggoner, Editor -
Publ. New York & Toledo: Munsell & Company, Publishers
1888
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

  PAGE
I. OUTLINE HISTORY OF THE STATE OF OHIO 3 - 15
  CHAPTER I. Pre-Historic Period
 - Settlement
 - Territorial Government
 - Indian Troubles
 - The State Government
 - Internal Improvements
 - Public School System
 - Ohio and Michigan Boundary
 - Salt Manufacture
 - Railways
 - Constitution of 1851
3
  CHAPTER II. Benevolent and Reformatory Institutes
 - Geological Survey
 - The Ohio Press
 - Ohio in the War of the Rebellion
 - Governors
 - Glass and Iron Manufactures
 - Climate
 - Population
 - The "Buckeye" State
 - Historical Brevities
11
LOCALITY 17 - 33
  CHAPTER I.  Topography
 - Geological Structure
 - Surface Geology
 - Soils - Economic Geology
 - Water Supply
 - Analysis of Toledo Clay
 - "Green Scum" of the Maumee
19
  CHAPTER II.  Pre-Historic Period 23
  CHAPTER III.  The Aborigines of the Maumee Valley 25
  CHAPTER IV.  Game
 - The Ague
 - Put-in-Bay Islands
 - The Word "maumee"
28
III. MILITARY 35 - 279
  CHAPTER I.  Indian Troubles following the Revolutionary War
 - Indian Statesmanship
 - Failure of Negotiations
 - Gen. Wayne's Military Movements
 - Treaty of Greenville
 - Restoration of Peace
 - of Wayne
 - Captain William Wells
37
  CHAPTER II.  The War of 1812 with England
 - Hull's Surrender
 - River Raisin Massacre
 - Siege of Fort Meigs
 - Defense of Fort Stephenson
 - Battle of Lake Erie
 - Battle of the Thames
 - The End in the Northwest
 - Early Forts
 - Re Unions of Veterans of 1812
 - Indian Character and Indian Wrongs
 - Indian Relics
52
  CHAPTER III.  The Canadian "Patriot" War 74
  CHAPTER IV.  The Mexican War 81
  CHAPTER V.  Local Military Organizations 82
  CHAPTER VI.  The War of the Rebellion - Home Work 84
  CHAPTER VII.  The War of the Rebellion - Field Work 126
  APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VII. 274
  CHAPTER III.  The Roll of Honor - Cemetieries 220
  CHAPTER IX.  Organizations of Union Soldiers
 - Armies of the Tennessee and of the Cumberland
 - Union Ex-Prisoners of War
 - Grand Army of the Republic
 - Loyal Legion
 - Woman's Relief Corps
223
  CHAPTER X.  Persons and Incidents - Young Heroes 254
  CHAPTER XI.  Honoring the Soldiers - Memorial Day - Toledo Memorial Hall 261
  CHAPTER XII.  In Rebel Hands 264
  CHAPTER XIII.  Johnson's Island 271
IV.  GOVERNMENTAL 281 - 394
  CHAPTER I.  Public Lands 283
  CHAPTER II.  Civil Government Established 285
  CHAPTER III.  The Disputed Boundary and the "Toledo War" 289
  CHAPTER IV.  County Affairs 313
  CHAPTER V.  Political Parties and Elections 330
  CHAPTER VI.  Toledo's Start and Progress
 - Port Lawrence of 1817 and 1832
 - Vistula
 - Toledo
 - Local Jealousies
 - Additions to Toledo
 - Transfers of Real Estate
 - Officers of Toledo City Government, 1837 - 1887
370
V.  COMMUNICATION AND TRADE 395 - 510
  CHAPTER I.  Railways
 - The Pioneer Railway of the West
 - Toledo's Eastern Railway Lines
 - The Erie Gauge War
 - The Ohio Railroad Project
 - The Wabash, The Columbus, Hocking Valley and Toledo, The Flint and Pere Marquette, The Toledo and Woodville, The Ohio Central, The Wheeling and Lake Erie, The Toledo, Canada Southern and Detroit, The Toledo, Ann Arbor and Northern Michigan, The Toledo Saginaw and Muskegon, The Toledo, St. Louis and Kansas City, and the Swan Creek Railroad
 - Railway Miscellany
 - Toledo Street Railways
 - Olden and New Time Communication in Ohio.
397
  CHAPTER II.  Western Reserve and Maumee Road 426
  CHAPTER III.  Plank Roads 428
  CHAPTER IV.  The Telegraph 432
  CHAPTER V.  The Telephone 437
  CHAPTER VI.  The Maumee Marine 438
  CHAPTER VII.  Marine Incidents 442
  CHAPTER VIII.  Toledo's Canals - The Miami and Erie and the Wabash and Erie. 444
  CHAPTER IX. Early Canal and Lake Traffic 450
  CHAPTER X.  Lake Marine 452
  CHAPTER XI.  Harbor Improvements 460
  CHAPTER XII.  Commercial Facilities 464
  CHAPTER XIII.  Toledo Warehouses - Old and New 466
  CHAPTER XIV.  Early Trade of the West 468
  CHAPTER XV.  Commerce and Traders 470
  CHAPTER XVI. Trade Organizations 474
  CHAPTER XVII.  Toledo Business and Professions 480
  CHAPTER XVIII.  Banks and Banking 488
  CHAPTER XIX.  Real Estate Sales and Improvements. 505
VI.  JUDICIAL 511 - 538
  CHAPTER I.  Bench and Bar (by Judge John H. Doyle) 513
VII.  HYGIENIC 539 - 576
  CHAPTER I.  The Medical Profession (by Wm. C. Chapman, M. D., and Wm. T. Rowsey., M. D.)
 - Drugs and Medicines
 - Dentistry.
541
  CHAPTER II.  Hospitals
 - Asylums
 - Cemeteries
560
  CHAPTER III.  Drainage - Water Supply - Parks 565
  CHAPTER IV.  Cholera - Drouth - Mesmerism - Epizooty 573
VIII.  RELIGIOUS AND BENEVOLENT 577 - 608
  CHAPTER I.  Early Mission Work on the Maumee River - Labors of Rev. D. Bacon, Joseph Badger and Isaac Van Tassell 579
  CHAPTER II.  Permanent Religious Work - The Methodist, the Congregational, the Protestant Episcopal, the Catholic the Presbyterian, the Baptist, the Lutheran, the Unitarian, the United Brethren, the Christian, the German Reformed and the Jewish Church - The Free Chapel - Toledo Bethel - Toledo Young Men's Christian Association - Lucas County Bible Society - United States Christian Commission - Allen Street Mission - Adams Street Mission - Sabbath School Union - Home Mission - Lakeside Camp-ground. 584
IX.  LITERARY 609 - 654
  CHAPTER I.  Public Schools, with lists of Officers, Teachers and Graduates of Toledo Schools - Alumni Association - Church and Private Schools - School Books - School Statistics - Color in the Toledo Schools - Evening Schools - Toledo Manual Training School - Educational Association - Toledo Public Library 611
  CHAPTER II.  The Public Press - Press Miscellany - Press of Ohio in 1819, 1835, 1877, and 1887 - Printing Machinery - Amateur Printing and Publishing - Book and Job Printing - Press Associations. 637
X.  ANNALS 655 - 706
  CHAPTER I.  Events and Persons 657
  CHAPTER II.  Personal Mention of Pioneers and other Prominent Citizens.
    Deaths from newspapers - 693
675
  CHAPTER III.  Maumee Valley Pioneer Association, with List of Members - Pioneer Poetry - Maumee Valley Monumental Association, with List of Members 699
XI.  SOIL PRODUCTS 707 - 716
  CHAPTER I.  Fruit Culture and Horticulture Societies 709
  CHAPTER II.  Agricultural Societies 714
XII.  SOCIAL 717 - 754
  CHAPTER I.  The Temperature Cause in Lucas County - Toledo and Lucas County Women's Christian Temperance Unions - Toledo Young Women's Christian Temperance Union - The Retreat Mission - Suppression of Vice - Sunday Law and Order League 719
  CHAPTER II.  Secret Societies - Masonic, Odd Fellows, Knights of Pythias, Knights of the Golden Rule, Order of Chosen Friends, American Legion of Honor, Royal Arcanum, Sons of Malta 725
  Social Organizations - Toledo Woman Suffrage Association, New Century Literary Club, Boating and Fishing Association, Ladies' National Covenant, Toledo Humane Society, Toledo Woman's Exchange, Places of Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Census Statistics, Ohio Centennial 731
  CHAPTER III.  Record of Nationality - The German Element (by Hon. Guido Marx) 741
XIII.  TRADE AND MANUFACTURES 755 - 804
  CHAPTER I.  Traders and Merchants 757
  CHAPTER II.  Manufactures - Labor Association - Statistics - Strikes 779
  CHAPTER III.  Fuel 799
XIV.  ARCHITECTURE 805 - 822
  CHAPTER I.  Public and Business Buildings - Fire Department - Hotels - Architects 807
APPENDIX 936 - 838
  Toledo Post, G. A. R. - Ohio National Guard - Woman's Relief Corps - Flags and Banners - Expresses - St. Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Church - St. John's Orphan Asylum - Retreat Mission - Home for the Aged - Protestant Orphans' Home - Street Improvements - Bridges - Ferries - Toledo Police.  
TOWNSHIPS OF LUCAS COUNTY 841 - 934
  1.  Adams, - Not started 841
  2.  Monclova, - Not started 847
  3.  Oregon, - Not started 851
  4.  Providence, - Not started 858
  5.  Richfield, - Not started 864
  6.  Spencer, - Not started 869
  7.  Springfield, - Not started 874
  8.  Swanton - Partially finished 3/18/2016 879
  9.  Sylvania, - Not started 887
  10.  Washington, - Not started 896
  11.  Waterville - Partially finished.
 
Settlement
  Initial Facts
  Original Land Entries
  Transfers of Real Estate
  Township Officers and Elections
  Tax Payers in 1838
  Militia Roll
  Churches
  Schools
  Temperance
  The Village of Waterville
  Natural Gas and Oil
  The Village of Whitehouse
  Personal Mention
 
908
  12.  Waynesfield  - Partially finished - Updated 3/18/2016 921
  13.  Manhattan - Finished
 
Town of Manhattan
  Personal Mention - transfers of real estate
933

 

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