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A History of Knox County, Ohio, From 1779 To 1862
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A History of Knox County, Ohio, from 1779 to 1862 Inclusive: Comprising Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes and Incidents of Men Connected with the County from its First Settlement: Together with Complete Lists of the Senators, Representatives, Sheriffs, Auditors, Commissioners, Treasurers, Judges, Justices of the Peace, and Other Officers of the County, Also of Those Who Have Served in a Military Capacity from its First Organization to the Present Time. And also a Sketch of Kenyon College, and Other Institutions of Learning and Religion Within the County. A. Banning Norton. Softcover, (1862), repr. 2003, New, Illus., New Fullname Index, 462 pp.
These pages contain an interesting account of the county and state complete with incidents of frontier life and adventure! Quakers, the judicial system and trials, political officials and elections, legislation, merchant and tavern keepers, the first doctor, early preachers, and much more. Other accounts include: Masonic institutions, the Owl Creek Bank of Mount Vernon, the press and publications, societies, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the famous race of Seeley's bull vs. Tom's horse! This volume offers a wealth of names - numerous lists, several illustrations and a new fullname index. (1862) reprint, illus., new full name index, paper, 462 pp. N1563 ISBN: 0-7884-1563-8