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The Northwest Board of Education recently announced plans to purchase land for the new senior high school in the vicinity of Pippin and Stout Roads. This site is probably one of the few areas remaining in the ownership of an original pioneer family. Charles Stout had purchased his first 100 acres of land from Jonathan Dayton as early as 1805. The 1847 map of Hamilton County shows the site of his original house to be just about where the new high school building will stand. (This was written in October of 1970).
1787 - NWT Ordinance... Pg. 43.
The 1800 Indiana Territory census of 2,517 with almost half under 16 years old in what was later the state of Indiana. Pg. 39-40.
Tecumseh wanted a separate Native American country, and Jefferson said the purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1803 could have created it, but neither side supported this dream. Pg. viii.
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BRADEN, Robert F.
BRANSTETTER, James N.
BRIDGES, Charles W.
BRIDGFORD, Charles Madison
BRAND, Samuel S.
BRANT, David S.
BROCK, A. D.
BROWN, George W.
BROWN, Joseph S. D.
BRUMBAUGH, Owen E.
BRYAN, Stephen A.
BUNNELL, Noah L.
BURGET, Eugene O.
BURFORD, John H.
BURGET, William M.
BURNS, Ed H.
BURNS, Joseph I.
BURROUGHS, William Frank
BUTLER, Thomas Noble
ALSO 1913 EDITION:
History of Clinton County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Towns, Educational, Religious, Civil, Military, and Political History, Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Representative Citizens. Also a Condensed History of Indiana, Embodying Accounts of ...
Publisher Inter-state Publishing Company, 1886
Original from the New York Public Library
Digitized 7 Feb 2008
Length 924 pages
A portrait and biographical record of Boone, Clinton and Hendricks Counties, Ind.
containing biographical sketches of many prominent and representative citizens, together with biographies and portraits of all of the presidents of the United States, and biographies of the governors of Indiana.
Published 1895 by A.W. Bowen & Co. in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English.
The Physical Object
Pagination 1103 p. :
Number of pages 1103
Open Library OL22890287M
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Frankfort: A Pictorial History
Indiana Pictorial History Series
Author Helen E. Grove
Publisher G. Bradley, 1992
Original from Indiana University
Digitized 5 Sep 2008
Length 200 pages
Subjects History › United States › State & Local › Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
History / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
A Century of Progress: An Account of the Clinton County Centennial with a General Review of the Past Century
Publisher Morning Times, 1930
Original from Indiana University
Digitized 29 May 2009
Length 103 pages
Legacy: A Bicentennial Salute to Clinton County, Indiana
Author Clinton County Bicentennial Committee (Clinton County, Ind.)
Publisher Heritage Lithographics, 1976
Original from Indiana University
Digitized 5 Sep 2008
Length 61 pages
Clinton County: interim report
Indiana historic sites and structures inventory
Author Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana
Publisher Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, 1997
Original from Indiana University
Digitized 14 Apr 2011
ISBN 1889235016, 9781889235011
Length 148 pages
Subjects Architecture › General
Architecture / General
Clinton County (Ind.)
Travel / Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
1790-95 - Northwest Indian War:
1790, Oct - Harmers Defeat by the Miami's led by Little Turtle at Kekionga, near present Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
1791, Jan 2 - The Big Bottom massacre occurred near present-day Stockport, Ohio. Delaware and Wyandot Indians surprised a new settlement at the edge of the flood plain of the Muskingum River.
1791, Jan 10-11 - Dunlap's Station
1791, Nov - St. Clair's Defeat (Wabash) by Little Turtle and Blue Jacket (Miami & Shawnee & Delaware) at the later site of Fort Recovery in Ohio, near Indiana border.
1792, Jan or Apr - 2nd Dunlap's Station...
1792, early summer - Fort Jefferson. A Native American force (possibly under the command of Simon Girty) raided the depot in Darke Co., Ohio.
1793, Jun - Fort Recovery (built on St. Clair's battlefield) - The first Legion of the United States. 2,000 Wyandots and other members of the Confederation were defeated. The Indian leaders were split; Blue Jacket and Little Turtle kept their forces out of battle.
1794, Aug - Fallen Timbers, near Toledo, Ohio, ended the war.
"Stockades In The Wilderness-The Frontier Defenses and Settlements of Southwestern Ohio 1788-1795" (1986), by Richard Scamyhorn and John Steinle.
About $100-300 at http://www.abebooks.com/9780913428610/Stockades-Wilderness-Frontier-Defenses-Settlements-0913428612/plp
1881 History of Hamilton County, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches, Henry A. Ford, Kate B. Ford, illustrated, BiblioBazaar, 2011 (reprint). ISBN 1241338701, 9781241338701. 598 pages.
]ohn F. and Sarah Walmsley Newkirk migrated from Pennsylvania to Tipton County in 1848, settling on property that is now County Road 100 West, just north of 300 South. John was born in 1799 in Pennsylvania, and Sarah was horn in 1804 in Ohio. The Newkirks died in Tipton County and are buried in Sumner Cemetery. They had 10 children.
George W. Bragg, taller of the two bearded gentlemen near the center, was a Civil War veteran, who lost his...
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The Small family members are,
from left to right, Eliza and ]essie Small and Archibald and Mary Ann Coats Small. Archibald settled in Jefferson Township, near the county line, in 1837. He later donated the land that became Small Cemetery. His first Wife died in 1839 and was the first...
C.L. O'Banion, son of Tipton Tribune publisher Ira M. O'Banion, demonstrates his fine sharpshooting form. The photograph is dated 1898, the same year Ira entered partnership with Arch W. Ramsay Jr. at the Tribune. At the close of World War I, C.L. and Floyd N. Ramsay jointly purchased the business from their fathers. The two remained partners in the business until Floyd's death in 1943.
In the late 1840s, Tipton Countians lived an isolated life, but the railroads—and change—were loming. Tipton's first train reportedly ran to Indianapolis on August 4, 1853, over wooden rails that started near the East Madison Street bridge over Cicero Creek. Although the passengers paid their fares, they were expected to climb off the train whenever the cars derailed and set them back on the track.
Under construction is Waffler and Bates restaurant, owned by Fred Waffler and Al Bates, at 31 East Jefferson Street, around 1900. The workmen pose on the scaffolding. Among them is Tipton's revered Civil War veteran, Capt. Thomas Paul, the bearded man standing on the lower plank on the left. On the left in the work apron is J.H. Van, pioneer shoe and harness man of Tipton. The contractor, James W. Russell, was one of Tipton County's earliest residents, his family having moved to the county in 1854, when he was still an infant. Often referred to as a "pioneer artisan," he started his carpentry and contracting business in Goldsmith in 1881. Russell was a Spanish-American War veteran, serving with Company I, 160th Indiana Volunteer Regiment.
He died in July 1936 at the age of 82, outlived by the buildings he constructed. The Waffler and Bates Building was flanked by U R Next Barbershop to its west and J.C. Lindsay Drug Store on its east.
Qzy “Ute” Quakenbush of Sharpsville and his daughter Maxine Nash display the quilt that Was handcrafted for him by his mother-in-law, Lula Ramseyer. The quilt is made of the ribbons won at the Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio state fairs and other shows for his Oxford sheep. The photograph was taken in 1944, a short time before his death.
to right, (first row) Ella Wilson, Ethel Huffman, Ruby Fike, Lora Bozell, Adaline Racobs and Hazel Standerford;
(second row) Eva Pickett, Hazel Coppock, Hazel Burton, Olive Linderman, Maude Miller, and Maria Jones;
(third row) Mayme French, Maude Bolton, Inez Tudor, Lydia Moore, Ruth Russell, and Verna Curtis;
(fourth row) Eva Crawford, Chloe Sharum, Lelia Barr, Fay McKinney, Tessie Smitson, Cleo McCulley, and Bessie Kinder;
(fifth row) Roxie Emberton, , Blanche Ploughe, Dorothy Ploughe, Ethel Self, Pearl Self, and Nellie Hinkle;
(sixth row) Bertha Gunkel, Ruby Ray, Flora Teter, Daisy Verguson, and Lelia v Jones.
(Both, Janet Driver.)
Above, Ruth lllges stops along Main Street near the Ritz Theater, around 1945. For many years, Tipton supported two movie theaters, the Ritz and the Diana. The Ritz took over the former Martz Opera House that opened in 1904 and for decades was a venue for many cultural activities, including musical theater, vaudeville shows, and speakers. Even Francis X. Bushman, the most famous silent-movie actor for his time, once appeared on the Martz’s stage. Below, the cast of an early-1900s production at the Martz takes a bow. Established by Nicholas Martz, the theater was gutted by fire April 8, 1929. Rebuilt in 1930, it was renamed the Ritz and remained a popular movie house until it closed in 1956. The building burned again on December 23, 1998. That time, it was a total loss.
(Above, Ruth lllges; below, ]eanie and Bob Robinson.)
Max lllges skates figure eights at the ice rink in the Tipton Park, about 1940. The rink was located south of Cicero Creek and West of the footbridge. The then new swimming pool building is in the background. Absent from the background is the Boy Scout cabin, which was not built until 1941.
About 1955, members of Brownie Troop 350 pose for a group shot in the basement of Tipton’s First Presbyterian Church, where they met each month for several years. The girls started meeting as ]efferson Elementary School second graders and stayed together as Girl Scouts and ultimately Senior Scouts. Through the years, their leaders included Bobbi Ramsay, Louise Bowers, Helen Leininger, and ]une Thornton. The Brownies are, from left to right,
(first row) Debbie Campbell, ]ane Ann Cooper, Debby Mclntosh, Karyn Harkness, Marcia Green, and ]anet Ramsay;
(second row) Nadine Haley, ]anis Thornton, Sandy Farmer, ]ennifer Wiggins, Nancy Stout, Wendy ?, Mary Martha Purvis, and Linda Bowers. Ten members of the original troop received their curved bars in a ceremony on May 23, 1962. The curved bar is the highest rank in the intermediate program, equivalent to the Eagle rank in Boy Scouts. At that time, only 11 other Girl Scouts in Tipton County had earned the distinction.
Students stand outside ]efferson School in Kempton, about 1910, alongside the horse-drawn school hack. The school was Kempton’s first brick school and served both elementary and high school students. It was built in 1888 at the intersection of Main and College Streets. WR. Dunham was principal for many years.
The 1947-1948 Hobbs ]unior High class poses for a picture. Shown are,
from left to right, (first row) Bonnie Heflin, Ralph Kauffman, Paul ]ulius, Nathan Pouch, Larry Clouser, Doyle Hobbs, Oliver Flowers, and Sue Bogue;
(second row) Billy Davis, ]ake Barnes, Charles ]ack, Larue Fecher, Wilma Stuckard, Delores Miller, ]ean Stuckard, Sherry Hinds, ]ean Bogue, and Clive Fecher;
(third row) Nelda Legg, Opal Lacey, Phillip Henderson, Garland Dellinger, George Booher, teacher ]eanette Apple, Robert Kintner, and unidentified.
Describing a noble but disappointing football season, the 1909 Tipton High School yearbook nonetheless has only praise for its 1908 team, consisting of Monroe Hughes, Paul Van Buskirk, Herschel Francis, Verne Wagstaff, Herman D’Hara, Roderick Renner, Ray Glenn, Merle Brown, Dennis Thompson, Dudley Wagstaff, L.H. Brookbank, Eugene Teter, Ray Kirtley, and Frank Richey.
Members of the American ]unior Red Cross wave flags as they promenade south on Main Street during the 1939 Corn Festival parade. At the time of this photograph, more than 1,200 area students belonged to Tipton County’s ]unior Red Cross, a popular service program that taught the value of service, safety, good health, and world understanding. lts motto was “We serve.”
The Skidoo Band performed at dances, parties, and social events in the early 1900s. Also shown in this photograph, taken on the southeast side of the courthouse, are members of the Tipton Club, a young men’s organization. A 1936 Tribune article identifies some of the men pictured as,
in no particular order, Frank Vawter, William Nelson, Lawrence and Carl Shiel, Fred Schick, G.]. Dglebay, Garnet Dodds, and LD. Behymer.
Shown left, Capt. Thomas Paul was born in 1824 in Henry County. He claimed both his grandfathers fought in the Revolutionary War under Gen. George Washington. Paul moved to Tipton County in 1855 and worked at the sawmill. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted with the 11th Indiana Volunteer Regiment and fought some of the war’s bloodiest battles, while steadily moving up through the ranks. At the time of his death on ]uly ZZ, 1918, he was one of Tipton County’s oldest and most revered residents. His obituary, headlined
“Captain Thomas Paul Goes lnto Eternal Bivouac,”
paid tribute to his military accomplishments, stating,
“Bravely he marched to that field where he made the last stand, and there he was finally mustered out, but all who know him deeply regret this day when he was handed his final discharge.”
He was 94.
Shown below, ]onathan Darke volunteered with the 26th Indiana Regiment, Company C, in 1861. Darke was a resident of Sharpsville, where he was the town’s blacksmith. He died ]une 8, 1911, at the age of 83.
(Both, library archives.)
Above, a Marine honor guard takes part in a late-l94Os military ceremony on the south side of the Tipton County Courthouse. Gary Robert Lett, sixth from the left, is identified. Below are members of Company E, Znd Battalion of the Indiana National Guard based in Tipton, about 1948. Identified are
(first row, from left to right) unidentified, Gliver Posey, Cebe Woods, Wayne Luttrell, Gene Boes, Gene Coy, Charlie Mclntosh, Dan Mattingly, and Maurice Thompson; Max lllges is seated in the second row, second from the right.
(Above, Tom Lett; below, Ruth lllges.)
Obama’s sixth cousin, Dr. Grover Cleveland Dunham, above left, took over the house after
his father, Riley, died. The photograph below, dated June 1935, shows Dr Dunham outside his Kempton office. He served patients in Tipton and Clinton Counties for some 50 years and was Tipton County’s health officer around 1910. Following his death in 1956 at the age of 72, his wife, Hazel, shown above with their daughter, Melba, continued to live in the house until her death in 1969. Hazel was the last of the Dunhams to occupy the Kempton home.
(All, Shawn Clements/Dunham House collection.)
Anderson & McCarty’s Tipton County Directory. Tipton, IN: Anderson 81. McCarty,
Indiana Historical Society Website. “President’s Shortened Western Tour.” Harper’s Weekly, October 4, 1902. http://images.indianahistory.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISGRGGT=/V0002&CISGPTR=2763&CISGBGX=1&REC=1.
Kemp, Gretchen, McKinny ]ulia, and Wimer Ruth. Tipton County: Her Land and People.
Tipton, Ind.: Tipton County Publishing Company, Inc., 1974
Kline, George. An Educational History of Tipton County, Indiana. Tipton, IN:
Pershing, Marvin W. History of Tipton County, Indiana: Her People, Industries and Institutions. Indianapolis, IN: B.P. Bowen 81. Co., Inc, 1914.
----. The Life of General ]ohn Tipton and Early Indiana History. Tipton, IN: Tipton Literary and Suffrage Club, 1900.
“Roosevelt Reception Arrangements Being Made for Royal Welcome-Mayor’s Request.”
Hamilton County Ledger, September 23, 1902.
“The President’s Visit.” Hamilton County Ledger, September 26, 1902, 1.
“This City Once Had Roosevelt as Its Guest.” Kokomo Tribune, ]anuary 7, 1919.
Surname Given Name Birth Date Death Date Vet Age *Images Notes
BRADBURN Elisha 7 Jun 1855 28 Jan 1947 91
BRADBURN Margaret C. 30 Mar 1861 27 Oct 1907 46
BURGET Cinderella 6 May 1861 17 Jan 1882 20
BURGET Emanuel Richard 9 Feb 1839 16 Dec 1924 85
BURGET Emanuel M. 23 Jan 1898
BURGET Iva M. 30 Jun 1884 20 Nov 1891 7
BURGET John Homer 2 Jan 1850 26 Apr 1911 61
BURGET Maud E. 19 Jan 1897 28 Aug 1897 7mo
BURGET Naomi 1902
BURGET Permelia 9 Jan 1844 12 Jul 1874 30
BURGET Rebecca 1848 1921
BURGET Sarah 20 Apr 1827 23 Oct 1857 30
BURGET Sophia 8 Sep 1860 8 Oct 1881 21
BURGET William Martin 10 Feb 1814 15 Aug 1882 68
FARLEY Mary 30 Aug 1829 28 Jul 1855 25
MERRITT Rachel 20 Aug 1823
MERRITT Unknown Son
MERRITT William 2 Apr 1824 12 Apr 1905 81
REED Jacob 22 Oct 1830 19 Feb 1907 76
SHAW Charles L. 16 Apr 1881 19 Jul 1881 3mo
SHAW Effie 4 Jan 1880 6 Jul 1880 6mo
SHAW Etta 4 Jan 1880 6 Jul 1880 6mo
SHAW James V. O. 3 Jul 1875 21 Nov 1880 5
SHAW Olevia Anna 5 Mar 1887
STROUP Clara Augusta Dec 1861 Jan 1932
STROUP Dewitt 6 Jul 1899 3 Mar 1900 7mo
STROUP Earl Bundy 5 Apr 1890 8 May 1954 64
STROUP Elizabeth Jane 10 Jul 1841 9 Jul 1863 21
STROUP Gladys 8 Jun 1896 8 Mar 1900 3
STROUP Infant 6 Jul 1898 6 Jul 1898 0 DA
STROUP Infant 1911 1911
STROUP Jacob Jr. 9 Jan 1839 14 Nov 1922 83
STROUP Jacob Sr. 20 Jun 1802 8 Oct 1876 74
STROUP James Cody 10 Mar 1882 23 Aug 1882 5mo
STROUP John 23 Jan 1845 1918
STROUP Lemuel Hinkle Sep 1835 27 Dec 1918
STROUP Ragina 26 Jun 1863 3 Jul 1863 7 DA
UNKNOWN Alvie C. 29 Jul 1890 29 Jul 1890 0 DA
UNKNOWN Edward C. 30 Oct 1886 15 Aug 1887 9mo
UNKNOWN Infant Son 2 Dec 1891 2 Dec 1891 0 DA
UNKNOWN Myrtle A. 14 Apr 1880 21 Dec 1880 8mo
WILSON Dudley W. 29 Feb 1800 13 May 1885
WILSON Mahala 15 Sep 1811 18 May 1888 76
Last Updated:June 20, 2007
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1937, Aug. 4, Trib, pg? ++++++++
Kempton, Ind., Aug. 3-
...Mrs. E. L. Webb attended a birthday dinner Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Newlin in Russiaville given in honor of Mrs. Newlin...
Miss Margaret Quick visited over the week-end in Greenville, 0., with Merlin Harlow...
Mr. and Mrs.Keith Stroup and son of Liberty, Ind., on Saturday night, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dane Stroup. On Sunday they all were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Delphi Stroup....
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Scott of Freeburg, Ill. were week-end guests of Miss Blanch Stroup...
Mrs.Thomas Fouch accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Tom Robinson of Kokomo to Switzerland county to visit with a brother, Maile Huston, and family...
Celebration of the birthdays of Mrs. Goldie Hobbs, Mrs. Roxio Clark and Mrs. Marie Jackson was held last Friday night at Mrs. Hobb's home. Those present were Mrs. Edna Cline and children, Mrs. Martha Orr and daughter, Mary, Mrs. Leslie Rankin, Mrs. Madge Tunis and daughter Sue, and Mrs. Lola McWhirt...
Mr. and Mrs. George .L Auble visited with John Duvall and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
...in Lebanon on Sunday .
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Ayer: and family of Indianapolis were week-end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lafe Beaver and daughter, Anita...
O. K. 4-H club members held dress review Friday night at the Methodist church. First prizes were won by Vera Marie Goodnight, Martha Orr, Mildred Cock, Margie McMullen and Jean Harlow.
Mrs. Lewis Brown of Pendleton visited Sunday with Mrs. Mary W. Ploughe.
Mr. and Mrs. Delt Weed of Fort Wayne spent Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs. Sula Booher. Mr. and Mrs. Wee and Dr. and Mr Adda Dunham attended a picnic of the superintendents of the state institutions at Turkey Run Sunday...
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goodnight and Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Amos were Sunday guests of Dr. and Mrs. Herman Beck in Lebanon.
1937, Aug. 4 - Kokomo Trib? Pg ?
Scircleville, Ind., Aug. 4.-
Sunday guests of Wes Burget and Mrs. Lelah Kelly and daughter, Jane, were: Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Harrell, Mr. and Mrs. Oral Burget and Betty Lou Burget, all of Kokomo. Wes Burget and Mrs. Lelah Kelly and daughter spent Saturday evening in Michigantown with Mr. and Mrs. Byron Earlywine...
1938, Mar 24 - Kokomo Tribune?, pg ?
Sclrclcvllle, Ind., March 24 -
Mrs. John Weeks, Mrs. Harvey Gross and Mrs. Oral Burget gave a party Sunday at the latter's home for John Edward Weeks, Carol Mae Gross, and Betty Lou Burget. Sunday was the first birthday for each of the little tots...
Mr. and Mrs. William Biddle, Mrs. Cynthia Miller and Clyde Crall spent Sunday in Noblesville With Mr. and. Mrs. William Baugh and family...
1938, Mar 30 - Trib, pg?
Scircleville, Ind., March 30-
Mrs. Oral Burget and daughter, Bettie Lou, spent the week-end in Lafayette with her brother, Vernon Harrell, and wife.
Mrs. Mary Wheatley. who spent the winter in Pontiac, Mich., with her daughter, Mrs. Ross Reed and husband, have returned to her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. John McCreary and son, Phillip, of Muncie were Sunday guests of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Irvin McCreary.
Clyde Crail, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Biddle, submitted to an emergency appendicitis operation Saturday at the Clinton county hospital. He is getting along all right.
Mrs. Della New and Mrs. Bertha Benjamin are spending the week in Chicago visiting Mr. and Mrs. William Crawford and family.
Mrs. Ed. Duckworth accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ross Reed, of Pontiac, . Mich., who spent the week-end here as far as Lansing, Mich. She is visiting with her son, Oral Duckworth, and family Mr. and Mrs. Isabelle Bell and family spent the week-end in Rockville with Robert Bell and Mr. and Mrs. Sherel Harrell.
EMANUEL BURGET, present county auditor and thriving farmer of John-
son township, Clinton county, Ind. , was born in Butler county, Ohio, February 9. 1839. His great-grandfather Burget came from England and was killed by the Indians while he was swimming the Big Miami river in an attempt to reach his block-house.
Emanuel Burget, grandfather of our subject, and an early stttler of Butler county, Ohio, was a soldier of the Revolution and married Catherine Garner. His son, William Burget, was born in Butler county, Ohio, married Lydia Keever, daughter of John Keever, and became the father of the following children: Margaret C, Emanuel, Elizabeth J., William M., Rachel E., John H. and Samuel. William was a gallant soldier in company H, Eighty-sixth IVI. Elizabeth J. was the first white child born in Johnson township.
The parents were Baptists in their religious faith, and the father, at first a democrat, became a republican on account of the war, and was elected justice of the peace eighteen consecutive years. He lost his wife in 1833, and he followed her to the grave in 1881.
Emanuel Burget was brought to Clinton county, Ind., in 1839, before he was a year old.
He was educated in the old log school-house, but secured a fair education, and now owns eighty acres of good land. He enlisted, March 4, 1865, in company C, Fifty-eighth IVI, and was assigned to the Fourteenth army corps, army of the Cumberland. He passed through the campaigns of North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and Kentucky; was a member of the pontoon detail, and was constantly skirmishing for many weeks. He was honorably discharged July 25, 1865, and now receives a pension of six dollars per month. In politics he is a republican, has been a justice of the peace, and was once nominated for county auditor. He Ist married Naomi Stroup, daughter of Jacob and...
Naomi (Debington) Stroup, and a sister of Jacob Stroup, whose biography appears on another page. The children born to this union were named William J., Cinderella, who died in 1882, and Nora. Mr. Burget is an industrious and enterprising citizen and farmer, and he and family are highly respected in the community in which they live. He was again nominated for county auditor June 7, 1894, and elected in November by a majority of 570 by the republican party, and he took possession of the office November 15, 1894.
WILLIAM M. BURGET, an ex-soldier and a well-known farmer, is a resident of Johnson township, Clinton county, Ind. , where he was born June 28, 1844. He is son of William and Lydia (Keever) Burget, and grandson of Emanuel Burget. On August 13, 1862, he enlisted in company H, Eighty-sixth Indiana volunteer infantry, and was assigned to the army of the Cumberland. He fought through the campaigns of Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama, and took an active part in the battles of Stone River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and Knoxville. At the latter place he was taken sick and was in hospital a short time, and then was furloughed home to recover; having recuperated, he rejoined his regiment immediately after the fall of Atlanta, and later took part in the battles of Columbia, Franklin and Nashville; was honorably discharged June 6, 1865, and is now drawing a pension of $10 per month. In politics he is a stanch republican, but is not ambitious for office. His farm contains forty-three acres and is well taken care of.
Mr. Burget has been thrice married. His first wife was Miss Permelia Mott, daughter of Sayres Mott, and to this marriage were born May, born May 15, 1867, died September 20, 1868; Eugene O., born January 5, 1869; Lula, born February 13, 1872, and Sarah, born July 10, 1874, died same day. Mrs. Burget was a member of the Church of God and was a most estimable lady. The second marriage of Mr. Burget was to Miss Sarah Longfellow, daughter of John Longfellow, and to this union was born Leon V., born June 10, 1880, died August 14, 1881. The mother was a member of the Christian church. The third marriage of Mr. Burget was to Mrs. Hester J. McCreary, daughter of John M. and Hester (Mott) Dunn, and this union has been blessed with the birth of four children - John P. , born October 16, 1884; Earnest D., born January 2, 1 886; Minnie T., born April 3, 1887, and George E., born May 18, 1888. Eugene 0. Burget has been engaged in teaching in Johnson township for seven years. He graduated from the State Normal college, which he attended two years, and is the present deputy auditor of Clinton county.
John Dunlap, who gave the name Colerain to the township, seems also to have emigrated to Lawrence Co., Illinois where he surveyed and platted the county seat, Lawrenceville in 1821. He was one of the first three county commissioners. It is believed that he died sometime in 1822 or 1823. He had a son, Samuel, who was one of the first Senators in the Illinois legislature. In 1830 John Dunlap's widow, Sarah Goode Dunlap, married Benjamin McCleave. There were probably more children of John and Sarah (Goode) Dunlap, for Benjamin McCleave, Jr. married Ester Dunlap in 1832. Other Dunlaps appear in these early Illinois marriage records. John must have had a son James born in Illinois, James Dunlap served as guardian for Ester (Dunlap) McCleave's minor children after her death in 1854.
There may still be descendants of John Dunlap living in Illinois today. There may be a will or probate file for John Dunlap in the Lawrenceville, Ill. courthouse. Other histories of Ill. may have further information on Senator Samuel Dunlap. It is to be hoped that somewhere exists more stories about this brave band of settlers who founded the settlement called "Dunlap's Station".
(Source: Bicentennial publication: Our Heritage: Colerain Township, Ohio. Colerain Twp. Bicentennial Committee, 1976.)
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Thursday, May 29, 2014
He was the son of printer Charles Cist. He was educated in Philadelphia, and during the War of 1812 was engaged in garrison duty in the eastern forts. After the war, he settled in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and a few years later moved to Harmony, Pennsylvania, where he opened a store, and was for a time postmaster.
During the winter of 1827/8 he moved to Cincinnati, where he opened and superintended the first Sunday school in Cincinnati, and continued it until it grew beyond his control, when it was divided among the churches. Cist also worked for the success of free schools.
In 1843 Cist established The Western Weekly Advertiser, a family journal devoted to the early history of the First Nations of the west, and to statistics relating to Cincinnati and the state of Ohio. A few years later the name became Cist's Weekly Advertiser, and it continued until 1853. He prepared and published Cincinnati in 1841 (drawing largely on an 1815 work by Daniel Drake),Sketches and Statistics of Cincinnati in 1851, Sketches and Statistics of Cincinnati in 1859, and The Cincinnati Miscellany, the last composed largely of incidents in the early settlements, with many of his own writings (2 vols., 1845 and 1846).
He married Janet White in 1817. They had 13 children. Their son Henry M. Cist was noted for his history of the Army of the Cumberland. Another son, Lewis Jacob Cist (born in Harmony, Pennsylvania, 20 November 1818; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, 30 March 1885), worked in banking, and was noted for his verses and his large collection of autographs and old portraits. His collection was sold in New York City in 1886 and 1887.
S. B. Nelson & Co. History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio, Their Past and Present Including Early Settlement and Development;Antiquarian Researches;Their Aboriginal History;Pioneer History;Political Organization;Agricultural, Mining and Manufacturing Interests;a History of the City, Villages and Townships;Religious, Educational, Social, Military and Political History;Statistics;Biographies and Portraits of Pioneers and Representative Citizens, Etc. Cincinnati, Ohio: S.B. Nelson & Co., 1894
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
These following names appeared in the newspaper (published from 1793 to June 1796) in various capacities: as advertisers, as people who offered services; as people who are wanted (e.g., as deserters or for various legal reasons); or as people who disclaim any debts for various reasons. This list is not 100 percent complete. Please note that births, deaths, and marriages of local citizens were not reported.
Names appearing Reason for appearance Date (if recorded)
The names appeared in the newspaper in various capacities: as advertisers; as people who offered services; as people who are wanted (e.g., as deserters or for various legal reasons); or as people who disclaim any debts for various reasons. This list is not 100 percent complete. As before, please remember that births, deaths, and marriages of local citizens were not reported by the newspaper.
Names appearing Reason for appearance Place/date of ad
- A. Adgate & Co. Mfrs of cotton & wool cards Pittsburgh 11/1/1793
- Job Gard Lost parchment book, reward Cincinnati 11/8/1793
- J. Pennington Smith Lost a packet of letters, rwd Cincinnati 11/18/1793
- John Ludlow Horse stolen, reward "" 11/18/1793
- Levi Woodward Found deerskin saddle bags "" 11/20/1793
- John Grier Notice of mtg of tavernkeepers "" 11/29/1793
- Thomas Gibson Rec'd shipment dry goods, spirits "" 11/29/1793
- A. Hunt & Co. Wanted: corn-fed pork "" 12/4/1793
- Levi Munsell Public sale of 10 gal spirits "" 12/6/1793
- W. Kelly Lot for sale "" 12/6/1793
- Hon. Jonathan Dayton Supt. of Miami Military Lands "" 11/20/1793
- & John S. Gano Surveyor/Register of Miami Military Lands 11/20/1793
- John Dealy Wants journeymen coopers "" 12/8/1793
- C. Avery Requesting subscribers pay up "" 12/21/1793
- William Kelly " " " " "" 1/2/1794
- Robert Wilson Estate administration "" 1/3/1794
- I. B. Miller Reward for horses stolen "" 2/8/1794
- William Wilson Dry goods & Groceries "" 2/22/1794
- Daniel Duffy Runs a store owned by Mr Acheson "" 2/22/1794
- Samuel Black Requests subscribers pay up "" 2/22/1794
- Thomas Goudy Atty-at-law "" 2/22/1794
- Richard & Phebe Hall Admnrs/Estate/John Fletcher, dcsd Columbia 2/21/1794
- G. Wallace, Esq. Admnr Estate of Henry Reed, dcsd Cincinnati 3/1/1794
- John Meeker Wife Elizabeth left him Columbia 3/3/1794
- William Wilson Arrived w/dry goods & groc Cincinnati 2/22/1794
- James Silver Storekeeper for Wm Wilson "" ""
- "WANTED--a Black-Smith at Colerain, for which good encouragement will be given by applying to John Dunlop, Colerain, March 21, 1794"
- Isaac Kelsey, abt 30, & Amous Lewis, 27, bn Rhode Island
- Deserters; $30 reward by Lt. Gains, Greenville 3/16/1794
- James Morrison --- ----- ----
- Levi Woodward, Darius C. Orcutt, James Lyons (all of Cincinnati) 5/17/1794; William Brown, Ignatius Ross, John Reily (all of Columbia); The above six formed a Committee to supervise payment for Indian scalps; payment ranged from $95 to $130/scalp
- G. Turner Two paintings lost/stolen Cincinnati 5/8/1794
- R. McClure $3 Reward for runaway horse Cincinnati 6/28/1794
- Geo. G. Taylor Runaway slave; $10 reward "" 4/30/1794
- Robert Mitchel & John M'Leod Ropemakers "" 5/24/1794
- Rice Bullock Collecting accts for Wm. Tait 7/11/1794
- Thomas Thursbey Ret'd army, tailoring business North Bend
- Edward Hart, 25 Accused as thief 7/23/1794
- Jacob Steward Complainant against Edward Hart 7/23/1794
- John Houston $20 reward for lost pocketbook 7/19/1794
- William Jones Opened store for dry goods/groc 8/7/1794
- Samuel Seward Apprehended a thief White's Station 8/13/1794
- William Reed Wife Mary left him 9/4/1794
- James Kavenagh Horseshoeing, blacksmith Cincinnati 9/4/1794
- John Dailey Journeyman cooper wanted -- 9/13/1794
- John Dunlap Legal notice Colerain 9/20/1794
- John Finneyhon & co Boot & Shoe business Cincinnati 10/4/1794
- Robert Kean gave note to Benjamin Brown "" 10/25/1794
- Nancy Willcox Admnx for P. L. Willcox "" 10/4/1794
- Luke Foster & Jms Seward, jun. Found iron ingots Pleasant Valley 11/7/1794
- John Robertson Lost a golden breastpin Cincinnati 12/3/1794
- Oliver Ormsby Dry goods for sale "" 12/15/1794
- John Wallere Sells milled lumber Fallsmouth, Licking 12/15/1794
- John S. Gano & Wm Stanley Dry goods/medicines Columbia 11/17/1794
- Mathias Pierson Mare strayed or stolen Ludlow's Station 12/30/1794
- B. Vanhook House & lot 45 for sale Cincinnati 1/8/1795
- James Kamper Working steer strayed Walnut Hill 12/29/1794
- Timothy Scannell Cooper Cincinnati 1/24/1795
- John Cleves Symmes Notice to Settlers in Miami Pchse North Bend 1/3/1795
- Elijah Craig, Jun Boat transportation Mouth of KY 1/15/1795
- Josiah Mott Admnr estate of Henry Moore Cincinnati 2/5/1795
- Barnabus Oldwine, 32 Deserter Ft Washington 2/21/1795
- Nackey Devaul Admnr estate of Richard Devaul Cincinnati 3/23/1795
- John Machir Partnership w/Eynon dissolved --- 3/23/1795
- Anderson Doniphan articles stolen 3/10, Washington, Mason co KY 3/26/1795
- Hugh O'Hara, Samuel Eidee, John Dillon Escaped from Hamilton Prison 3/9/1795
- E. Sproat Inspector/Tax collector on Spirits -- ---
- Isaac Williams, Patrick O'Hara, Robert Frakes 18, William Stewart, Ned; Escaped from Hamilton Prison 3/2/1795
- Rheuben Whetstone Suspected wife murderer 3/25/1795
- Zekiel Fuller Wife Elizabeth left him Cincinnati 4/27/1795
- Jacob Lowe Starting Ohio River ferry service 4/10/1795
- Charles Vitian Legal notice -- 5/7/1795
- Thomas McIntire Two horses strayed Columbia 5/6/1795
- Anthony Furny Wife Elizabeth left him --- 5/5/1795
- Oliver Ormsby & John Bustard Dry Goods & Groceries Cincinnati 5/7/1795
- Patrick Melony, 31 Deserter Greenville 4/17/1795
- Jos. Rodgers Notice of runaway slave -- 5/19/1795
- A. M. Dunn Postmaster, Cincinnati Cincinnati 4/2/1795
- Benj. Van Hook Constable "" 5/4/1795
- Aaron Caldwell Hamilton County Commissioner "" 4/23/1795
- Charle (sic) Jaudin Wife Elizabeth left him --- 6/5/1795
- Philomon Thomas notice of runaway slave Mason Co, KY 6/12/1795
- William Digbey Wife Catharine left him --- 6/25/1795
- William Jennings Jewelry store robbed Washington, Mason co KY 5/23/1795
- John Finnehon (sic) Legal notice Cincinnati 6/29/1795
- John Van Kamp, Daniel Sullivan, Joseph Kelley, James Dorsey; Escaped from Hamilton Prison 6/28/1795
- Samuel Orsburn Wife Margaret left him 7/3/1795
- Peter Owns Mare strayed North Bend 6/9/1795
- Ferdinand Brookaw House & lot for sale Cincinnati 6/9/1795
- Thomas John Found stray cow & calf 7/9/1795
- Jeremiah Clark Legal notice Cincinnati 7/9/1795
- John Whitstone Legal notice 7/1/1795
- Zachariah Dowty Opened butcher shop Cincinnati 7/15/1795
- Henry Pickle Notice of toll road fees 7/15/1795
- David Telford Notice of runaway slave Georgetown, KY 7/24/1795
- R. Hall Runaway slave apprehended Little Miamis 7/25/1795
- Archibald M'Donald Wife Rhoda, 39, & infant son ran away 8/4/1795
- John Hambleton Notice of runaway slave 8/17/1795
- Thomas Williams Parchment making business Cincinnati 8/20/1795
- John Hunter Opened tavern in Georgetown 8/10/1795
- Michael Lacassagne Seeks settlers on his land Louisville, KY 9/4/1795
- John Hole Lots for sale Cincinnati 9/2/1795
- Thomas Doyle Lots for sale "" 9/3/1795
- William Harris Lots for sale "" 9/9/1795
- I. Darnielle Away on business "" 8/28/1795
- James Brady Horse strayed "" 8/11/1795
- John Ramsberg Mare stolen Frederick-town 9/19/1795
- Israel Ludlow Legal notice Cincinnati 9/22/1795
- Timothy Hailey, 30 Escaped from Jail "" 9/16/1795
- Ezekial Sayre Notice of public sale "" 10/15/1795
- George Kyler & son Potters "" 9/1/1795
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