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Although this book was written over 100 years ago, it's an amazing resource for anyone interested in the early years of Adams County. The content ranges from dry, factual data to rich, colorful stories and poetry.
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acres Adams County afterwards Andrew appointed April April 13 attended August Bentonville born Brown County Campbell Captain Cherry Fork Chillicothe Cincinnati citizen clerk Clermont County Cockerill Company court daughter David death December Democrat died district Edgington elected Elizabeth Ellis Ellison enlisted farm father February friends Furnace George Grimes Henry Highland County Indians James January John Judge July June Kentucky land Leedom Legislature lieutenant limestone lived located Manchester March Mary Mason Massie Maysville Methodist miles mill mother Nathaniel Nathaniel Massie never North Liberty November October Ohio Brush Creek Ohio River party Patton Pennsylvania political Portsmouth Presbyterian Church regiment removed Republican resided road Robert Samuel Sarah Scioto County senator September served session sketch Smith Sprigg Township spring term Territory thence Thomas Kirker took town village Virginia Washington West Union wife William Winchester young
Page 843 - ALL are architects of Fate, Working in these walls of Time ; Some with massive deeds and great, Some with ornaments of rhyme. Nothing useless is, or low ; Each thing in its place is best ; And what seems but idle show Strengthens and supports the rest. For the structure that we raise, Time is with materials filled ; Our to-days and yesterdays Are the blocks with which we build.
Page 809 - He served for a number of years as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wilson Children's Home, at West Union, and was selected by the late Hon.
Page 473 - Moore personally appeared before the subscriber, a Justice of the Peace in and for the county aforesaid...
Page 143 - ... who shall not produce to the court appointing him a certificate from a majority of the Judges of the Supreme Court that they judge him to be well qualified to execute the duties of the office of clerk to any court of the same dignity with that for which he offers himself.
Page 126 - A kind of old Hobgoblin Hall, Now somewhat fallen to decay, With weather stains upon the wall. And stairways worn, and crazy doors, And creaking and uneven floors, And chimneys huge, and tiled and tall.
Page 441 - Masonry, containing the Degrees of Mark Master, Past Master, Most Excellent Master, and Royal Arch...
Page 387 - Township, aforesaid, in the county aforesaid, in and upon one John Lightfoot, in the peace of God and of the said state, then and there being, feloniously, wilfully, and of his malice aforethought did make an assault; and that he.
Page 370 - That we do respectfully, but at the same time earnestly and insistently, urge the President of the United States, the Congress of the United States...
Page 39 - ... the North Carolina line bearing in further upon the Cumberland lands than was expected, prove insufficient for their legal bounties, the deficiency should be made up to the said troops in good lands, to be laid off between the rivers Scioto and Little Miami, on the northwest side of the river Ohio, in such proportions as have been engaged to them by the laws of Virginia.