History of Wayne County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Volume 2

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Inter-State Publishing Company, 1884 - Indiana
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Contents

I
9
II
29
III
64
IV
96
V
127
VI
154
VII
256
VIII
267
XII
429
XIII
457
XIV
491
XV
514
XVI
609
XVII
627
XVIII
679
XIX
718

IX
307
X
370
XI
395
XX
763
XXI
807

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Page 36 - It may be of interest in this connection to state that the latter gentleman was the first person to introduce coal oil into this city for the purpose of illumination.
Page 497 - ... John Scott, from Ky., in 1811, settled 1J miles north from town, where he died. His sons Harrison and John reside in the township ; John on the homestead ; Harrison, on a farm adjoining. Another son, Elias, died in the township. Thomas J. Warman settled, first, south of town, afterward permanently 2 miles south-west from town, where he resided until his death. He was a member of the first board of county commissioners elected under the constitution of 1816, and was associated with James Odell...
Page 15 - ... countenance, or assist in making any improper noise, riot, disturbance, breach of the peace, or diversion tending to a breach of the peace, within the limits of the city...
Page 340 - ... active assistants of the late Colonel Ellsworth in organizing the company which afterwards became so famous under the title of the " Chicago Zouave Cadets," of which he was elected second officer, and afterwards captain, vice Ellsworth, resigned, which position he held until the fall of Fort Sumter, when he was one of the first to respond to the call of his country, and raised the first company of volunteers for the war from Chicago, the date of its organization being April 16, 1861, and that...
Page 556 - Hagerstown in 1870, where he has since been actively engaged in the practice of his profession.
Page 24 - He was a member of the first board of trustees of the Wilkes-Barre academy, which was incorporated March 19, 1807, and filled that position until his death in 1832.
Page 257 - Infantry, with which he remained until the close of the war. At the time of his enlistment he was the youngest private of his company.
Page 650 - In 1882 an amendment to the State Constitution prohibiting the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquors was adopted by a large popular majority, but was declared void because of informalities in its passage.
Page 346 - Springfield, where he spent the remainder of his days. He was one of the first associate judges of the court of common pleas, which office he held many years. Enfeebled by age, he lost his hearing, and on the...

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