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Harrison County"s earliest years

Frederick Porter Griffin

Harrison County"s earliest years

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Published by O"Bannon Pub. Co. in [Corydon, Ind.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Harrison County (Ind.)
    • Subjects:
    • Harrison County (Ind.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementauthor, Frederick P. Griffin ; illustrator, Violet Bruner Windell.
      ContributionsWindell, Violet Bruner, 1922-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF532.H4 G75 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2566167M
      LC Control Number85107603

      Of his ancestry and early life but little is known, but after the storm of war had passed away, Harrison Countys earliest years book lived many years to enjoy that peace and quiet which the valor and heroism of himself and compatriots had won. Brother Joseph does not show up in the census because he married at the age of 19 and was shown in a separate household. Those who stayed on the land depended on mixed farming and cattle raising; others left the area or moved to town. Byrne, in his book "Tales of the Elk" published by the West Virginia Publishing Company indescribes the "End of the World" location along the river. The better part is that I live closer to Kentucky than I have ever lived before; the worse part is that Indiana isn't Kentucky! Citation The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

      Most of the buildings burned down and the place ever after was known as Yankee Dam because the men who built it were known as Yankees. A few years later Daniel Schoonover rebuilt the water mill which was used this time only for grinding corn, wheat and making feed. It would probably be a safe assumption to make that Molly Procious was a descendent of Adam Procious for whom the Procious Post Office and town were named after. MayAugusta County, VAm. It was developed in by the Harrison County Park Board by adding public facilities to the western part of the preserve. Harrison County was among the richest and most productive in antebellum Texas.

      Here a country road crosses the mountain from Porter's Creek and descends to the river. The better part is that I live Harrison Countys earliest years book to Kentucky than I have ever lived before; the worse part is that Indiana isn't Kentucky! William Marr Senior apparently stayed on in Ducktown at least past because the census of that year listed him as 68 years old and classified him as a laborer. Almostbarrels of oil and 59, cubic feet of gas-well gas were produced in the county in ; by the end of that year 88, barrels of oil had been taken from county lands since production began. African Americans were also among the early settlers, some free-born, but most enslaved. After three decades of decline, the population rose to 52, inthe largest in the county's history.


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Harrison County"s earliest years by Frederick Porter Griffin Download PDF Ebook

Patrick Hays b. The county's population more than doubled in the following decade. At the age of sixteen he served as constable of Lewis county. Marshall, the county seat and largest town, is miles east of Dallas and thirty-nine miles west of Shreveport. Appointed Constable in Do you have anything you would like to share?

Developments during the s indicated that Harrison Countys earliest years book downward trends of the years since were being halted and even reversed. Elizabeth Crawford abt. InAugusta elected a sheriff, a vestry, a county court, a minister, and a clerk of court. Jonathan, son of the last, adopted the legal profession, and located at Clarksburg, soon after which he married Julia, a daughter of Thomas Neal, of Wood county.

Eisenhower twice carried the area easily. Why Villa Nova and the meaning of the name is not known. Young men frequently began working in the mines at age of However, by most mines were able to resume operations and the census shows Jonathan Jasper JJ as being a "mine hand" as was his younger brother William N.

At that point, with the national Democratic party tending toward liberal policies, Harrison County began to support conservative Southerners such as Strom Thurmond in and George Wallace inand it began to vote Republican.

This mill was carried away in the flood of But there were a few last-minute cancellations. Here a country road crosses the mountain from Porter's Creek and descends to the river.

County History

John McDowella surveyor, helped Borden locate his Harrison Countys earliest years book and was rewarded with a large acreage. Robert was a son of John Young d. He was ambitious, with an insatiable thirst for knowledge, and inlearning of a vacancy in the United States Military Academy at West Point, he determined to make application for the appointment.

The county has remained politically conservative since Reconstruction. More information needed on this family. By the population had increased to 57, West and the lad lay weltering in their blood, but not yet dead. When they had satisfied their hunger they arose, scalped the woman and boy, plundered the house—even emptying the feathers to carry off the Harrison Countys earliest years book departed, dragging the little girl by the hair forty or fifty yards from the house; they then threw her over the fence and scalped her; but as she evinced symptoms of life, Schoolcraft said, "that is not enough," then Harrison Countys earliest years book of the savages thrust a knife into her side, and they left her.

She died in Roane county inaged ninety-eight years; she was the grandmother of Hon. In the county had 1, farms and ranches coveringacres, 35 percent of which were devoted to crops, 33 percent to woodlands, and 28 percent to pasture. Its post office was established about the year Joel King suggested the name of Odessa as that was the name of a girl he had met somewhere while serving in the Spanish American War.

The lives of the miners and the support workers in Polk county must have been primitive and austere. Four children—two sons and two daughters—were the issue of this marriage, the youngest being Thomas J.

To simplify the shipping of the ore, the mine engineers devised a copper purifying process that crushed the ore and then heated it in large open air vats to boil off the impurities.Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of 42comusa.com of the census, the population was 14, The county seat is Logan.

The county was formed in It was named for ninth US President William Henry Harrison. Harrison County is included in the Congressional district: 4th.

Smith, J. H. () History of Harrison County, Iowa, including a condensed history of the state, the early settlement of the county together with sketches of its pioneers. Des Moines, Iowa Printing Company. [Web.] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, 42comusa.com Elementary School Handbook Grades K – 8 Harrison County School District Book Bags 20 Check-out Policy 16 Compulsory School Age Child 14 entrance into our programs and follows them throughout their school years.

At the earliest levels of our students’ education, we partner with private educational agencies.Contact Information: Harrison County Fiscal Court S. Main Street Suite Cynthiana, KY () Phone () Fax Office Hours.Maps of Kentucky are an excellent source for getting started with your research, since they provide you with useful information and facts right away.

Kentucky Maps are usually a major resource of considerable amounts of details on family history.Christopher was the son of Robert Nathaniel Henry HOWELL and Elizabeth NICHOLSON of Ebook Co., TN. The census is the earliest census record found showing Christopher, 3 years old, with his parents.

He moved with his father and family to Smith Co.