History of Greene County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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B.F. Bowen, 1918 - Greene County (Ohio)
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Contents

I
33
II
59
IV
72
V
80
VI
96
VII
122
VIII
157
IX
169
XXIII
351
XXIV
362
XXV
376
XXVI
387
XXVII
398
XXVIII
404
XXIX
425
XXX
452

X
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XI
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XII
204
XIII
224
XIV
238
XV
271
XVI
282
XVII
296
XVIII
309
XIX
317
XX
324
XXI
334
XXII
340
XXXII
484
XXXIII
544
XXXIV
566
XXXV
588
XXXVI
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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Page 45 - States, and for other purposes," whereby the said State has become one of the United States of America; in order, therefore, to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the...
Page 48 - War period, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War.
Page 772 - Up FROM the south at break of day, Bringing to Winchester fresh dismay, The affrighted air with a shudder bore. Like a herald in haste to the chieftain's door. The terrible grumble, and rumble, and roar, Telling the battle was on once more. And Sheridan twenty miles away.
Page 578 - There shall be established in each county a probate court, which shall be a court of record, open at all times, and holden by one judge, elected by the voters of the county, who shall hold his office for the term of three years, and shall receive such compensation, payable out of the county treasury, or by fees, or both, as shall be provided by law.
Page 58 - ... by the Ohio River, and on the west by Indiana. It is situated between the 38 25' and 42 north latitude, and 84 50' west longitude from Greenwich, or 3 30' and 7 50' west from Washington. From north to south, it extends over 210 miles, and from east to west 220 miles comprising 39,964 square miles. The State is generally higher than the Ohio River. In the southern counties, the surface is greatly diversified by the inequalities produced by the excavating power of the Ohio River and...
Page 578 - The Probate Court shall have jurisdiction in probate and testamentary matters, the appointment of administrators and guardians, the settlement of the accounts of executors, administrators and guardians, and such jurisdiction in habeas corpus, the issuing of marriage licenses, and for the sale of land by executors, administrators and guardians, and such other jurisdiction in any county or counties
Page 38 - Indian title shall become extinct, into counties and townships, subject, however, to such alterations as may subsequently be made by the legislature.1 Moreover, he is empowered to " appoint such magistrates and other civil officers, in each county and township, as he shall find necessary for the preservation of the peace and good order in the same.
Page 46 - ... without expense to the state. The Legislature of 1809 moved the capital to Zanesville until such time as a permanent site should be selected. However, the approaching War of 1812 made it necessary to move the capital back to Chillicothe, where there was less danger from attack by the Indians and British. The capital was permanently located at Columbus by the Legislative Act of February 14...
Page 58 - State is rather hilly, the valleys growing deeper as they incline toward the great valley of the Ohio, which is several hundred feet below the general level of the State. In the southern counties, the surface is generally diversified by the inequalities produced by the excavating power of the Ohio River and its tributaries, exercised through long periods of time. There are a few prairies, or plains, in the central and northwestern parts of the State, but over its greater portion originally existed...
Page 87 - ... nose handsome and straight ; his mouth beautifully formed, like that of Napoleon I, as represented in his portraits ; his eyes clear, transparent hazel, with a mild, pleasant expression when in repose, or in conversation ; but when excited in his orations, or by the enthusiasm of conflict, or when in anger, they appeared like balls of fire; his teeth beautifully white, and his complexion more of a light brown or tan than red...

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