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1796.
History of
Franklin & Pickaway Counties,

OHIO

WITH

Illustrations And Bigraphical Sketches,
Some of the Prominent Men and Pioneers



Published by
WILLIAMS BROS.



1880.

(Title Page)

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HISTORICAL.
THE GENERAL HISTORY.
CHAPTER
    I.  The Pre-historic Race ....................   9
   II.  The Indians ..............................  21
  III.  The Story of Logan-Dunsmore's Invasion ...  25
   IV.  The Pioneers .............................  29
    V.  Settlement and Population ................  33
   VI.  Titles to Ohio-Land Grants-The Survey ....  35
  VII.  Civil Organization and County Division ...  38
 VIII.  Erection and Organization of Franklin
             County ..............................  39
   IX.  Erection and Organization of Pickaway
             County ..............................  41
    X.  Civil List of Franklin and Pickaway ......  43
   XI.  Early Mails and Stages ...................  48
  XII.  The Ohio Canal ...........................  50
 XIII.  Franklin and Pickaway Turnpikes ..........  52
  XIV.  Early Commerce ...........................  55
   XV.  Railroads ................................  57
  XVI.  The Court and the Bar of Franklin County .  62
 XVII.  Pickaway County Bar ......................  97
XVIII.  Societies ................................ 100
  XIX.  Military Record .......................... 106
   XX.  The Franklin County Press ................ 160
  XXI.  The Press of Pickaway County ............. 164
 XXII.  Physical Features ........................ 167
THE TOWNSHIPS OF PICKAWAY COUNTY.
Circleville(Partial) ............................... 175
Salt Creek ....................................... 249
Pickaway ......................................... 265
Walnut ........................................... 273
Jackson .......................................... 282
Darby ............................................ 287
Deer Creek ....................................... 292
Washington ....................................... 300
Monroe ........................................... 309
Perry ............................................ 310
Wayne ............................................ 318
Scioto ........................................... 323
Muhlenberg ....................................... 333
Harrison ......................................... 342
Madison .......................................... 350
THE TOWNSHIPS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY.
Franklin ......................................... 361
Washington ....................................... 369
Perry ............................................ 375
Prairie .......................................... 382
Jackson .......................................... 384
Hamilton ......................................... 390
Jefferson ........................................ 398
Clinton .......................................... 401
Plain ............................................ 410
Brown ............................................ 415
Sharon ........................................... 418
Pleasant ......................................... 433
Madison .......................................... 440
Truro ............................................ 461
Blendon .......................................... 468
Mifflin .......................................... 484
Norwich .......................................... 491
Marion ........................................... 497
History of Columbus .............................. 503
BIOGRAPHICAL.
Atwater, Caleb .............................. 227
Adkins, Stanton ................ between 308, 309
Ambos, Peter............................ 589, 590
Arnold Family ............................... 458
Brown, Dr. Marcus ........................... 239
Bell, Family ................................ 248
Ballard, Otis, M.D. ......................... 257
Boggs, John & Boggs Family ..... between 266, 267
Borror Family ............................... 390
Blake, William H., M.D. ........ between 396, 397
Blackwood Family ............... between 450, 451
Bartlit, Samuel ............................. 454
Bunn Family ................................. 455
Blair, Alonzo O., M.D. ...................... 483
Butler, Ebenezer ............................ 489
Brush, S. ............................ facing 520
Bruck, J. P. .................... between 542-543
Bell, William, Jr. ................... facing 548
Beekey, Isaac S. ............................ 585
Backus, Andrew .............................. 587
Bowen, B. F. ................................ 588
Cradlebaugh, Col. John ...................... 228
Caldwell, John .............................. 272
Courtright Family ........................... 281
Cochran, John ........................ facing 344
Clark, Dr. Jeremiah .................. facing 390
Chenoweth, Joseph ........................... 438
Chenoweth, Elijah ........................... 439
Chaney, H. L. .................. between 452, 453
Chaney, Hon. John, Sr. ...................... 459
Clapham, Joseph, Sr. ........................ 483
Champion, John Newton ....................... 584
Corzilius, Philip William ................... 585
Cashatt, Harvey ............................. 586
Cole, Nathan ................................ 586
Darst, Elizabeth C. .................. facing 194
Dreisbach, Rev. John ........................ 229
Dreisbach Family ............................ 261
Dunnuck Family .............................. 282
Davis, Joseph ............................... 291
Dresbach, Edward ............................ 305
Dungan Family ............................... 322
Davis, Samuel S. ..................... facing 376
Dalton, Col. Isaac ................... facing 528
Egan, P. A. ................................ 587
Entrekin Family ............................. 271
Enslow, James ............................... 466
Engeroff, Christian ............. between 560,561
Eagen, P. A. ................................ 587
Edmiston, Dr. John M. ....................... 592
Florence, Colonel Elias ..................... 341
Field Family ................................ 409
Fancher Family ....................... facing 464
Foos, Joseph ................................ 583
Firestone, hon. Leander, L.L.D. ............. 590
Fanning, Richard J. ......................... 591
Groce, John ................................. 233
Groce, Captain John H. ...................... 234
Goodrich, Rev. Elias ........... between 396, 397
Griswold, George H. ............ between 426, 427
Green, Gilbert .............................. 466
Graham Family ............................... 467
Goodale, Dr. Lincoln ........................ 583
Gale, John T. ............................... 586
Gale, Franklin .............................. 588
Hedges, H. N., Sr. ..........................  99
Hitler, George ................. between 192, 193
Hitler, Jacob ............................... 304
Hays Family ................................. 316
Hempy, Samuel ............................... 456
Hendren, S. O. .............................. 456
Harward, Thomas ............................. 420
Heinmiller, Henry .................... facing 555
Heyl, Christian ............................. 583
Johnston, James ............................. 582
Johnson, Orange ................ between 584, 585
Jaeger, Christian F. ........................ 590
Keffer, Col. Valentine ...................... 228
Kalb, Jeremiah .............................. 455
Kerr, John .................................. 582
Kiesewetter, E. ............................. 587
Kinnear, Josiah ............................. 588
Kooken, James .................. between 592, 593
Ludwig, Jacob ............................... 232
Lane Family ................................. 332
Lutz, Samuel ................................ 258
Linebaugh, John ............................. 389
Lisle Family ................................ 397
Leigh Family ................................ 460
Lunn Family ................................. 467
Lindermann, Louis .............. between 560, 561
Leonard, Theodore ........................... 589
Marfield Family ................ between 186, 187
McCoy, James ......................... facing 196
McCrea, Matthew ...................... facing 204
McCrea, Adam ......................... facing 204
Martin, William ............................. 232
McCulloch, Captain Samuel W. ................ 240
Mowery, John ................................ 263
Mouser Family ............................... 317
Mundell, John ........................ facing 327
McKinley, John ................. between 338, 339
McKinley, Alexander ............ between 338, 339
Millar, Jacob ............................... 357
Mitchell, Charles .................... facing 372
Marsh, Zachariah H. ............ between 386, 387
McGuffy, John .................. between 450, 451
Merion Family ............................... 501
Miller, Hon. Thomas .................. facing 533
McLaughlin, Alexander ....................... 582
McCoy, R. W. ................................ 582
McCoy, William A. ........................... 582
Martin, William T. .......................... 584
Matheney, Daniel ............................ 585
Needels, George ............................. 454
Needels, George W. .......................... 456
Noe, Williams ............................... 467
Noble, John .......................... facing 512
Noble, Rev. Seth ............................ 582
Owens, S. M. ................................ 322
O'Harra, Arthur ...................... facing 395
Osborn, Ralph ............................... 582
Pinney Family ........................ facing 370
Pontius Family ................. between 452, 453
Pollay, Mrs. Elizabeth B. ................... 454
Potter, Joseph B., M.D. ..................... 458
Powell Family ........................ facing 464
Parsons, Dr. S. ............................. 582
Pugh, Hon. John M. .......................... 591
Pugh, David ................................. 592
Quinn, David ......................... facing 413
Quinn, Samuel L. ............................ 489
Renick, William ............................. 231
Ray, Dr. Kingsley ........................... 236
Ray, Mrs. Mary M. ........................... 238
Rogers, Samuel .............................. 244
Ruggles, Samuel H. .......................... 247
Riegel Family ............................... 264
Rohr, William ........................ facing 391
Rohr, John, Jr. ............................. 457
Rigal, Samuel ............................... 482

Rogers, Mrs. Emula .......................... 496
Reinhard, Michael A. ........... between 544, 545
Reinhard, Jacob ................ between 544, 545
Ridgway, Joseph, Jr. ........................ 583
Rickenbacher, John U. ....................... 589
Smith, T. C. ................................ 234
Smith, Edward ............................... 235
Smith, Joseph P. ............................ 235
Strous Family ............................... 263
Shoemaker, Joseph ........................... 264
Shelby, Benjamin ..................... facing 269
Swearingen Family ........................... 286
Stiverson, Jacob W. .................. facing 328
Stoutzenbarger, Jacob .......... between 392, 393
Stombaugh Family ............................ 397
Snow, Rev. W. T. ............... between 428, 429
Snow, John ..................... between 428, 429
Story, J. W. ................................ 437
Sandy, James ................................ 457
Swisher, Henry C. ........................... 457
Schrock, George W. .......................... 482
Spring, Horace .............................. 483
Seeds, R. Z., M.D. ................... facing 495
Seltzer, Dr. Samuel V. ......... between 536, 537
Seltzer, Dr. Van S. ............ between 536, 537
Stitt, Judge Thomas .................. facing 540
Sullivant, Lucas ............................ 579
Sullivant, William S. ....................... 580
Sullivant, Michael L. ....................... 580
Sullivant, Joseph ........................... 581
Starling, Lyne .............................. 581
Sessions, Francis C. ........................ 584
Strait, Dennis B. ........................... 585
Stewart, Francis ............................ 592
St. Clair, Johnston Elliott ................. 592
Thompson, A. W. ...................... facing 210
Thrall, W. B. ............................... 218
Turney, S. D. ............................... 226
Turney, Nelson J. ........................... 241
Tipton, Thomas Corwin, M.D. ................. 298
Thomas Family ........................ facing 312
Thompson, Dr. J. C. .................. facing 342
Teegardin, Aaron ............................ 358
Triplett, George W. ............ between 414, 415
Tuller, Flavel ....................... facing 424
Tipton, Thomas ................. between 434, 435
Taylor, David ........................ facing 507
Thompson, John G. ........................... 593
Van Cleaf, Aaron R. ............ between 186, 187
Van Buskirk, John ........................... 309
Vause Family ................................ 349
Vezey, Z. ................................... 458
Vincent, Nathan S. .......................... 482
Vincent, Lauretta C. ........................ 482
Wilcox, P. B. ...............................  66
Wagner, David B. ............... between 192-193
Wilson, James F., M.D. ...................... 317
Webster Family .............................. 409
Wetmore, Dr. Charles Henry .................. 409
Woolley, Solomon Jackson ....... between 416, 417
White, Rev. J. W. .................... facing 432
Wright, Horace W. .................... facing 432
Worthington, R. M. .......................... 438
Wolf Family ................................. 466
Walcutt, Charles C. .................. facing 552
Yates Family ................................ 299
Zieger Family ............................... 228
ILLUSTRATIONS.
(Page numbers not listed here.)
The Ohio State Capitol
Outline Maps of Franklin (194 kb) & 
     Pickaway (129 kb) counties
Early Indian Map
Bird's-Eye View of Circleville in 1836
Pickaway County Court House
Pickaway County Infirmary
Otterbein University
St. Mary's of the Springs
Public Buildings at Columbus, Ohio

PORTRAITS:

P. B. Wilcox
Aaron R. Van Cleaf
Samuel Marsfield, Jr.
H. N. Hedges, Sr.
David B. Wagner
George Hitler
Elizabeth C. Darst
Mr. & Mrs. James McCoy
Matthew & Adam McCrea
A. W. Thompson, M.D.
W. B. Thrall
S. D. Turney
Rev. John Dreisbach 
William Renick 
Jacob Ludwig
Dr. Kingsley Ray & wife
Dr. Marcus Brown
Nelson J. Turney
Samuel H. Ruggles
A. C. & Minerva R. Bell
Samuel Lutz
Otis Ballard, M.D.
John Groce 
T. C. Smith*
   *Autograph with portrait
   is "P. C. Smith"
Major John Boggs
Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Shelby
T. J. & Mrs. Ruth Dunnuck
T. C. Tipton
Jacob Hitler
Edward & Eliza Dresbach
Mr. & Mrs. Stanton Adkins
S. P. Thomas
Jesse Hays
James F. Wilson, M.D.
Mr. & Mrs. John Mundell
Mr. & Mrs. J. W. Stiverson
Mr. & Mrs. John McKinley
Mr. & Mrs. Alexander McKinley
Col. Elias Florence
Dr. J. C. & Mrs. Emily Thompson
John Cochran
Adam and Mrs. Nancy L. Millar
E. M. Pinney
Charles & Eliza Mitchell
Samuel S. & Matilda Davis
Zachariah Marsh
Dr. Jeremiah Clark
William Rohr
Jacob Stoutzenbarger
Arthur O'Harra
W. H. Blake
Frederick Stombaugh
Allen Orders & wife
John, Walter & Mary Field
Mr. & Mrs. Amason Webster
C. L. & J. T. Webster
Mrs. Orrell E. Legg
David Quinn
George W. Triplett and wife
S. J. Woolley
Mrs. S. J. Woolley
Flavel Tuller
Geroge H. Griswold
Mila T. Griswold
W. T. Snow & wife
John Snow
J. W. White
Thomas & Mrs. Elizabeth Tipton
J. W. Story & Margaret Story
Joseph & Margaret Chenoweth
Elijah & Nancy Chenoweth
John Chaney, Jr. [Sic.; should be Sr.]
George Needels
John & Pamalia McGuffey
Mr. & Mrs. John Blackwood
H. L. Chaney
Charles Pontius & wife
Samuel Bartlit
Elizabeth Pollay
Frederick & Charlotte Bunn
Jeremiah Kalb & Mahala Kalb
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Hempy
Sam'l O. Hendren
J. P. & Mrs. J. P. Arnold
Jas. Sandy
Geo. W. Needels
John Rohr, Jr.
J. B. Potter
David & Mrs. David Leigh
J. B. and Mrs. M. S. Powell
James & Mary A. Enlows
Mr. & Mrs. J. R. Lunn
W. Noe & John Wolf
Gilbert & Susan Green
Jos. & Mrs. Clapham
A. O. Blair
N. S. & Lauretta C. Vincent
Mr. & Mrs. Horace Spring
Mr. & Mrs. Samuel Rigal
Jesse Baughman
R. Z. Seeds
Mrs. Emula Rogers
William Merion
S. L. Quinn
David Taylor
John Noble
S. Brush
Col. Isaac Dalton
Hon. Thomas Miller
Dr. Samuel Z. Seltzer
Dr. Van S. Seltzer
Judge Thomas Stitt
J. P. Bruck
Michael Reinhard
Wm. Bell, Jr.
Charles C. Walcutt
Henry Heinmiller
Louis Lindermann
Christian Engeroff
Francis C. Sessions
Orange Johnson
Isaac S. Beekey
Dennis B. Strait
Daniel Matheney
P. W. Corzillius
Henry Cashatt
Nathan Cole
E. Kiesewetter
Jno. T. Gale
J. Kinnear
P. A. Egan
B. F. Bowen
Andrew Backus
Franklin Gale
John U. Rickenbacher
Peter E. Ambos
Christian Jaeger
Dr. L. Firestone
R. J. Fanning
John M. Pugh
Francis Stewart
James Kooken
John G. Thompson
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RESIDENCES, FACTORIES, ETC.
(SOME WITH PORTRAITS)

George W. Gregg
Jacob Ludwig
Edward Smith
Joseph P. Smith
George S. Hosler 
J. & W. H. Ballard

  [Residence] Sol. D. Riegel H. D. Riegel William Dreisbach Mr. & Mrs. John Mowery D. Strous Joseph Shoemaker Samuel D. Riegel Lemuel Boggs (Elmwood) W. W. Entrekin (Bellvue) John Caldwell John Courtright
  [Residence] H. B. Swearingen (Bedinger) Joseph Davis [Also wife & daus.] David R. Yates Samuel W. Dunlap Mr. & Mrs. J. Van Buskirk (with inset showing residence of Adam Bailey, Mt. Sterling, Madison Co., Ohio) Mr. & Mrs. Mouser George Dungan Eli Harsh S. M. Owens J. M. Lane Residence of the late Wm. Millar . . . Mr. & Mrs. James I. Vause Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Millar Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Teegardin Absalom Borror (102 kb) Louis Bunn John Linebaugh Jacob Stoutzenbarger John Lisle George W. Triplett S. J. Woolley H. W. Wright Robert M. Worthington Z. Vezey Henry C. Swisher Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Schrock Theodore Leonard Francis C. Sessions Peter Ambos


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