Local History And Genealogy Abstracts From Marion, Indiana, Newspapers, 1871-1875 - Ralph D. Kirkpatrick, Ph.D. The early 1870s saw the expansion of the Grant County road system, advances in public education and fire management, and recognition of individual property rights of Native Americans. These fascinating abstracts tell the complete story of Grant County life in the 1870s and include notices of births, deaths, marriages, arrests, murders, property ownership, advertising, occupations, accidents, fires, relocations, and local events. This user-friendly book is arranged in alphabetical order and includes a full-name index of maiden names. (2001), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 216 pp.