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TRUMBULL COUNTY,  OHIO
History & Genealogy

Source: 
A Twentieth Century History of Trumbull County, Ohio
by Harriet Taylor Upton of Warren - Vol. II - Illustrated -
Published by The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago
1909


Biographies will be put on here on request - Sharon W.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

 

PREFACE  
I. -   - Reason for Colonization
 - Columbus
 - Isabella
 - Pilgrims
1
II. -   - Spain
 - Portugal
 - France
 - England
 - The Virginia Charter
4
III. -   - Connecticut Constitution
 - Charter of 1662
 - Charter Oak
 - Connecticut in Pennsylvania
 - Connecticut Massacre and Loss of Claim
 - Charles II's Geography
 - Connecticut Reserves Part of her Grant
8
IV. -   - Committee Appointed by Connecticut Legislature
 - Fire Lands
 - Second Committee
 - Original Purchases
 - Quantity of Land on the Reserve
 - Natural Resources
 - Men Who Preceded Connecticut Settlers
 - Garfield's Speech
13
V. -   - Yankees
 - Pennsylvania Dutch
 - Scotch Irish
 - Salt Springs
 - Judge Samuel H. Parsons
23
VI. -   - List of Directors and Surveyors of Connecticut Land Company
 - The Women of the Party
 - Details of the Trip
 - Schenectady
 - Fort Oswego
 - Canandaigua
 - Buffalo
 - Council with the Indians at Buffalo Creek
 - Whiskey and the Surveying Party
 - Conneaut
 - July 4th 1796
27
VII. -    - Indian Council at Conneaut
 - The Start of the Surveyors
 - Setting the Corner Post
 - Running the Parallel
 - Summer at Cleveland
 - Return Home
 - Winter at Cleveland
 - Winter at Conneaut
 - Starvation
35
VIII. -   - Seth Pease
 - Surveying Party of 1797
 - Trip Out
 - Summer Survey
 - Much Sickness
 - First Harvest
 - Amzi Atwater
 - Return Home
44
IX. -   - Kingsbury's Deed
 - Southern Portion of County Settled First
 - Pioneers of '98 and '98
 - John Young
 - James Hillman
 - Edwards
 - Doan
 - Carter
 - Honey
 - Harmon
 - Loveland
 - Morgan
 - Harpersfield
 - Conneaut
 - Thorpe
 - Tappan
 - Hudson
 - Canfield
 - Sheldon
 - Walworth
 - Paine
 - Atwater
 - Hall
 - Campbell
 - Mills
48
X. -   - How the First Settlers Came
 - Carrying Children in Aprons
 - The Baby's Cry
 - Seeds and Plants
 - Chestnut Stumps as Stoves
 - First Ovens
 - First Laundries
 - Early Houses
 - Winter Evenings
 - Dishes
 - Brick-a Brac
 - Chairs
 - Financial Dependence
 - Books
 - First Schools
 - Pies
 - Clothing
 - Big Families
 - Women's Shoes
 - Horseback to Church
 - Sleeping on Husband's Grave
 - Bread-Making
 - Bears
 - Whiskey
60
XI. -   - Early Settlers of Warren
 - Quinby
 - Storer
 - McMahon
 - Cost of Park
 - Line
 - Case
 - King
 - Leavitt
 - Families of These Men
 - Adgate
 - Early Houses
 - County Without Law
 -Formation of County
73
XII. -   - First Court House
 - Original Subscription List for Same
 - Brick Pond
 - Second Court House
 - Sale of First Court House
 - Court Crier
 - First Jail in Warren
 - Second Jail
 - Debtor's Room
 - Third Jail
 - Fourth Jail
 - County Seat War
90
XIII. -   - James Scott House
 - Mrs. Scott and Indians
 - Mrs. Rowe
 - Mrs. Justus Smith
 - Mrs. Tod
 - Graeter House
 - Parsons Home
 - Mrs. Edwards' Wedding
 - Rawdon House
 - Castle William
 - Lane House
 - Home of Henry and Mary Stiles
 - Stevens-Crowell Place
 - Webb Property
 - Dana's Institute
 - Pease Home
 - Iddings Home
 - South Street Social Center
 - Iddings Map
99
XIV. -  - Early Letters
 - First Mail Route
 - First Postmaster
 - General Perkins and Mail Routes
 - Carrying Bullets and General Perkins
 - Advertised List
 - List of Warren Postmasters
 - Presidential Office
121
XV. -   - Indian Paths
 - First Roads
 - Coaches
 - Ferries
 - Lottery
 - Canal
 - Railroads
127
XVI. -  BENCH AND BAR.
 - Introduction
 - Biographical Sketches
 - Stories
 - List of Judges
112
XVII. -   - Indians as Warriors
 - State Militia
 - Soldiers of 1812
 - Soldiers of 1861
 - Warren Benevolent Society
194
XVIII. -  RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
 - Connecticut Law
 - First Missionaries
 - First Church in Old Trumbull County
 - First Preaching
 - Baptist Church
 - Presbyterian Church
 - Christ Church (Episcopal)
 - Central Christian Church
 - First Methodist Episcopal Church
 - St. Mary's Church (Roman Catholic)
 - German Lutheran Church
 - Zion Reformed Church
 - Tod Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church
 - Christian Science Church
 - Grace United Evangelical Church
 - Second Christian Church
235
XIX. -  SCHOOLS
 - School Lands in Western Reserve
 - First Schools and Teachers in Warren
 - Warren Academy
 - School Disciplilne
 - Select Schools
 - Beginning of Public School System
 - Early Teachers and Superintendents
 - Reminiscences
 - Uncomfortable Schoolhouses
 - Old-Time Pedagogy
 - Warren Schoolhouses for Fifty Years
 - Public School Teachers
 - Board Of Education
 - Superintendents
 - Alumni of Warren High School.
281
XX. -  MEDICINE
 - Fraternity of Trumbull County Physicians
 - Theodore Shepard, "Physician."
 - Woman in the Profession
 - Miraculous Cures
 -John W. Seely
 - John B. Harmon
 - Daniel B. Woods
 - Physicians of Later Times
 - Medical Notes
315
XXI. -   - Masons
 - Odd Fellows
 - Knights of Pythias
337
XXII. -  BANKS
 - Old Western Reserve Bank
 - First National Bank
 - Warren Savings Bank
 - Commercial National Bank
 - Trumbull National Bank
 - Western Reserve National Bank
 - Farmers' Banking Company of West Farmington
 - Dollar Savings Bank Company of Niles
 - First National Bank of Cortland
 - North Bloomfield Banking Company
347
XXIII. - NEWSPAPERS
 - First Newspaper on Western Reserve "Trump of Fame."
 - Changed to "Western Reserve Chronicle."
 - Peculiar Clippings from "Trump of Fame."
 - "Trumbull County Whig"
 - Trumbull County Democrat"
 - Warren Daily Chronicle"
 - "News Letter"
 - "The Constitution."
 - "The Warren Record"
 - "Western Reserve Democrat"
 - "Warren Tribune"
 - "The Liberty Herald"
 - "The Cortland Gazette"
 - "Cortland Herald"
 - "Niles Independent"
 - "Niles News"
356
XXVI. -  - Warren Debating Society
 - Members and Descendants
 - Public Library
 - Circulating Library
 - Warren Library Association
 - The Carnegie Library
 - Trumbull County Artists
379
XXVII. -  - Fire Department
 - Fire of 1846
 - Primitive Methods of Fire Protection
 - Fire Companies and Apparatus
 - "The Great Fire"
 - City Hall and Paid Department
388
XXVIII. -  - German American Families of Trumbull County
 - Daniel Bischoff
 - Christianar, Voit Dietz, Shaler, Derr, Goering, Hucke, Waldeck, Koehler, Etc.
396
XXIX. - BRACEVILLE
 - Jonathan Brace
 - Oviatt Family
 - Other Settlers
 - Schools and Churches
 - Phalann
 - "Battle of the Snakes"
 - Tornado
401
XXX. - BAZETTA
 
- Bazetta and the County Seat
 - First Settlers
 - First Orchard
 - Baconsburg or Cortland
 - Schools and Churches
408
XXXI. - BLOOMFIELD
 - First Proprietors
 - Grankd River and Bloomfield Swamps
 - Ferry Family
 - A Pioneer Dog
 - Men and Women of Note
 - Brown Family
 - Schools and Churches
413
XXXII. - BROOKFIELD
 - "The Green"
 - First Persons and Events
 - Mills and Blast Furnace
 - Schools and Teachers
 - Churches
424
XXXIII. - BRISTOL
 - German Settlers
 - Baughman, Sager and Barbe
 - Schools
 - Mennonite and Other Religious Organizations
 - Temperance
428
XXXV. - FARMINGTON
 
- Original Owners and Name
 - The Wolcotts
 - Taftsville
 - Mrs. James Stull
 - Lee Family
 - The Hydes
 - Other Pioneers
 - Charles A. Dana
 - Schools
 - Farmington Academy
 - Subscription List for Preachers
 - Church Societies
441
XXXVI. - FOWLER
 - Salt Manufacture by Indians
 - Mrs. Asa Foote
 - "Tyrrell Hall."
 - An Important Manufacture
 - The Morrow, Baldwin, Doud and Alderman Families
 - Congregational, Methodist and Christian Churches
352
XXXVII. - GREENE
 - Canadian Immigrants
 - The Wakefield, Harringtons and Other Pioneers
 - Character of First Settlers
 - Pioneer Incidents
 - Epitaphs
 - R. C. Rice's Reminiscences
 - Formation of the Township
 - Calvinist Pioneers
 - First Churches
 - A Bear Story
 - Attending the Corwin Meeting
 - The Schools of Greene
 - The Harrington School
458
XXXVIII. - GUSTAVUS
 - Pelton Family
 - The Gilders
 - Calvin Cone
 - Other Early Families
 - John Brown, Jr.
 - A Great Inventor
 - Physicians
 - Schools and Teachers
 - Religious Organization
474
XXXIX. - HARTFORD
  - Berghill, Brockway's Hill, Dutch Ridge
 - The Brainard and Bushnell Families
 - Arrival of Elam Jones
 - First Events
 - Teachers of the First Schools
 - Church Communion in a Grove
 - Fanny Dana Gage
 - Orangeville
484
XL. - HOWLAND
 - John Hart Adgate
 - Daniel Hank
 - A Noted Hotel
 - Seely Family
 - Barber King
 - Ratliffs
 - Reeves Family
 - The Heaton Stove
 - Ewalt
 - Kennedy
 - Schools and Teachers
 - Howland Flag Stone
 - Churches
493
XLI. - HUBBARD
 - Samuel Tylee
 - William Burnett
 - Other Early Families
 - Asael Adams' School
 - Iron and Coal
 - Religious Organizations
 - Coalburg
493
XLI. - HUBBARD
 - Samuel Tylee
 - William Burnett
 - Other Early Families
 - Asael Adams' School
 - Iron and Coal
 - Religious Organization
 - Coalburg
501
XLII. - JOHNSTON
 - Captain Bradley's Family
 - Two Mechanics
 - The Hine Party
 - Schools and Churches
508
XLIII. - KINSMAN
 - John Kinsman
 - A Party of Famous Men
 - A Cheerful, Energetic Woman
 - Kinsman Mill
 - Dr. Allen
 - A Century-old Church
 - Kinsman Schools
513
XLIV. - LIBERTY
 - First Settlers
 - Girard, Churchill and Sodom
 - The Prominent Families of Town and Country
 - German American Residents
 - Schools
 - First Church Organizations
 - Liberty Churches
523
XLV. - LORDSTOWN
 - Small Homesteads in the Beginning
 - A Land Deal
 - Bailey's Corners
 - Well Known Families
 - Schools
 - Religion
538
XLVI. - MECCA
 - Thurhand Kirtland
 - First Settlers and Events
 - Teachers and Schoolhouses
 - Oil Speculation"
 - "Dixie"
 - The Chruches
545
XLVII. - MESOPOTAMIA
 - The Name
 - Sperry Family
 - The guilds
 - Tracy
 - Pioneer Development
 - First Teaching and Preaching
551
XLVIII. - NEWTON
 - Newton Falls
 - "Pricetown"
 - Jesse Halliday
 - Dr. Bronson
 - Newton Falls Village
 - Schools
 - Church Organizations
557
XLIX. - SOUTHINGTON
 - Yankee Settlers
 - The Norton Family
 - An Unprofessional Physician
 - White
 - The Schools
 - Religion and its Adherents
565
L. - VERNON
 - Thomas Giddings' Narrative
 - The Arrival of the First Settlers and Their Experiences
 - "Bodily Exercises"
 - Myra K. Pelton's Article
 - Said and Romantic Incidents of Pioneer Life
 - Vernon's Notable Families
 - First Methodist Class in Reserve
 - Other Churches
 - Vernon Schools
572
LI. - VIENNA
 - First Events
 - Bathsheba Burr
 - Hutchins
 - Woodford
 - Wheeler
 - Bartholomew
 - Betts
 - Humison
 - Baldwin
 - Mackey
 - The Schools and Churches
589
LII. - WEATHERSFIEELD
 - Harmon Family
 - Ohltown
 - Mineral Ridge
 - Niles
 - Iron Manufacture
 - The Eaton Family
 - Founding and Growth of Niles
 - William McKinley
 - Schools and Churches
599
LIII. -  - Civil Lists
 - State Senators
 - Members of Congress
 - State Representatives
 - Governors from Trumbull County
 - Misscellaneous Notes
613
 

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