Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio, With Lists Of The First Land-Owners, Early Marriages (To 1841), Will Records (To 1861), Burial Records Of The Early Settlements, And Numerous Genealogies

Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio, With Lists Of The First Land-Owners, Early Marriages (To 1841), Will Records (To 1861), Burial Records Of The Early Settlements, And Numerous Genealogies

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Historical Collections of Harrison County in the State of Ohio, With Lists Of The First Land-Owners, Early Marriages (To 1841), Will Records (To 1861), Burial Records Of The Early Settlements, And Numerous Genealogies - Charles A. Hanna. This volume "is concerned chiefly with the record of names and events connected with the first thirty years of the century...with a view to giving the reader as extensive a record of early Harrison county history as may be contained within the limits of one volume." Topics in the first portion of this volume include the Scotch-Irish, Quakers, Germans and Virginians, the first settlers in Eastern Ohio, pioneers with some first-hand accounts, early days in Cadiz with a list of original lot owners, Harrison County in 1813 with lists of settlers (by township) and county officials. It also covers the churches of: Beech Spring, Crabapple, Unity, Nottingham, Freeport, Dickerson, Bethel, Rankin, and Ridge; plus early churches of Cadiz. The second portion of this volume contains transcriptions of county land records for the first land owners—complete with full names and dates; early marriage records (1813–1840) with the full names of the bride and groom, the presiding official and the date; burial records—grouped by location; and will abstracts (1813–1860). The final 128 pages of this book are devoted to brief genealogical sketches. A map of Harrison County in 1900, several portraits and illustrations enhance the text. This extensive history "is concerned chiefly with the record of names and events connected with the first thirty years of the century…" Topics include the Scotch-Irish, Quakers, Germans and Virginians, the first settlers in Eastern OH, early days in Cadiz, and area churches. Contains illustrations, a map of Harrison Co. (1900), transcriptions of county land records; and 128 pages of brief genealogical sketches. (1900, 2001), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 650 pp. 101-H1811 ISBN: 0788418114