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Pioneer Period and Pioneer People of Fairfield County, Ohio
Charles Milton Lewis Wiseman
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Abraham Allen Ashbrook Baltimore became Beery born boys Brandt Bremen brother built buried called Charles Christian church citizen Claypool Colonel Columbus Court Creek Daniel daughter David death died distinguished early educated Edward Elizabeth Ewing Fairfield County farm farmer father five four Friend George Greenfield Henry Hocking Holmes honor Hooker horses Illinois Indians Isaac Jacob James January John Joseph Judge Kagy known Lancaster land large family late Lewis lived March married Mary merchant Methodist miles mill Miller Miss mother moved Murphey October Ohio parents Pennsylvania Perry Peters pioneer Pleasant preacher present prominent reared Reber resides Richard Robert Rowles Ruffner Rushville Samuel Sarah served settled Sherman sister sons soon spent successful Tallman teacher Thomas took town township Virginia Walnut widow wife William Wilson young Zane
Page 84 - I am going to my Father's, and though with great difficulty I am got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it. My marks and scars I carry with me, to be a witness for me that I have fought his battles who now will be my rewarder. When the day that he must go hence was come, many accompanied him to the river side, into which as he went he...
Page 91 - How calm his exit ! Night-dews fall not more gently to the ground, Nor weary worn-out winds expire so soft. Behold him ! in the evening tide of life, A life well spent, whose early care it was His riper years should not upbraid his green : By unperceived degrees he wears away ; Yet, like the sun, seems larger at his setting...
Page 91 - Sure the last end Of the good man is peace ! — How calm his exit ! Night dews fall not more gently to the ground, Nor weary, worn-out winds expire so soft.
Page 14 - Philippe," thus alludes to the circumstance : "At Zanesville the party found the comfortable cabin of Mr. Mclntire, whose name has been preserved in the king's memory, and whose house was a favorite place of rest and refreshment for all the travellers who at this early period were compelled to traverse that part of the country. And if these pages should chance to meet the eyes of any of those who, like the writer, have passed many a pleasant hour under the roof of this uneducated but truly worthy...
Page 84 - I am going to my Father's ; and though with great difficulty I have got hither, yet now I do not repent me of all the trouble I have been at to arrive where I am. My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill 1 us wlll
Page 86 - How sleep the brave, who sink to rest By all their country's wishes blest ? When Spring, with dewy fingers cold, Returns to deck their hallowed mould, She there shall dress a sweeter sod Than Fancy's feet have ever trod.
Page 90 - A tear out of his eyes. Toiling— rejoicing —sorrowing, Onward through life he goes ; Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close ; Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night's repose. Thanks, thanks to thee, my worthy friend, For the lesson thou hast taught ! Thus at the flaming forge of life Our fortunes must be wrought ; Thus on its sounding anvil shaped Each burning deed and thought.
Page 271 - You are welcome to the use of the schoolroom to debate all proper questions; but such things as railroads .... are impossibilities and rank infidelity. There is nothing in the Word of God about them. If God had designed that His intelligent creatures should travel at the frightful speed of fifteen miles an hour by steam, He would have foretold it through His holy prophets. It is a device of Satan to lead immortal souls down to Hell.
Page 71 - He taught the youth of this vicinity with great success, with thoroughness, and with refinement. I know not whether he be living, but if he is I beg to make my acknowledgments to him, if these words may reach him, for his efficiency and excellence as an instructor. As I look upon your faces I am carried back to those days, to Lancaster as it then was. In that row of dwellings on the opposite side of the street, in one of which I then lived and am now a guest, resided at that time the three leading...