Pioneer and General History of Geauga County With Sketches of Some of the Pioneers and Prominent Men - The Historical Society of Geauga County. This book is a compilation of histories, township by township, of Geauga Co., Ohio, whose creation dates back to 1805, and whose settlement reaches even farther back, into the eighteenth century.
The book opens with a general county history, which includes its establishment, geography, government, settlement, and just about every other conceivable aspect of its development and daily life. Transcriptions of historical speeches add to the flavor of the reading. Following this chapter are sections dealing with each of the county's sixteen townships, which are packed with details like those mentioned above, plus biographical sketches of notable citizens and local anecdotes.
(1880, 1994), 2010, 5½x8½, cloth, index, 868 pp.
101-H5158 ISBN: 0788451588