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Harrison County

Book Description:

Early days in Harrison County, IN, are recalled in this booklet of excerpts from the rare 1889 book: Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington. The 115-page spiral bound book is 8 1/2 x 11 1/2" and is printed on 60# paper. A vinyl sheet protects the front cover. Books for Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington counties are also available. Some of the topics in the history section are: Gen. William Henry Harrison and other early residents of the county; Physical features, such as "the Barrens", Drainage and Caverns; Glass Sand at Glaze's Landing; Natural Gas; Agriculture; Harrison's Valley; Slavery; Organization of the county; Early court cases; "Crop" marks on cattle; Townships; County buildings; Communities -- Corydon, Elizabeth, Bridgeport, Middletown, Buena Vista (site of a meteorite in 1859), Laconia, Tobacco Landing, Mauckport, New Amsterdam, Lanesville, Palmyra, and others; Roads and Railroads; and other items of interest. Illustrations include the old state capitol at Corydon. This booklet is a goldmine of information for genealogy seekers, often giving the names of parents, spouse, in-laws, children, siblings, etc., as well as military service, politics, residence, occupation, and more. The bios include both early settlers and residents of the county in the 1880's: Judge William A. Porter, Allen Allison, John Anshutz, John Arnold, John M. Baelz, John E. Barger, Reuben Bartley, Socrates J. Bence, Dr. James H. Bennett, William M. Benson, Levi Blunk, George Boone, Capt. N.B. Boone, Philip Borden, Amos Brandenburg, Joseph Brandenburg, George W. Brinkley, Laban Brown, Dr. Jacob C. Clarke, Luke H. Colvin, Thomas W. Combs, John N. Cooper, Jesse E. Critchlow, John F. Cromwell, Oliver Cromwell, Robert Crosier, James Current, Jacob a. Curts, Dr. William Daniel, Robert F. Davis Jr., Samuel B. Davis, Thaddeus Dobbins, James Doll, Edward B. Dougllas, William Dyer, Noah Elbert, William J. Ellis, Capt. Joshua P. Farnsley (pix), Isaac Ferree, Andrew Fife, Abraham Fleshman, Dr. Henry Clay Fouts, Harbey Frakes, John A. Fravel, John L. Frank, Col. George W. Friedley, Major Wetherford Funk, Dr. Zachary T. Funk, James R. Funk, W.E. Funkhouser, E.A. Grable, Col. Benjamin Q.A. Gresham, George K. Gwartney, Henry Hays, Dennis Hickman, Philip Hickman, Warford Hickman, Levi Hickman, Charles L. Hildebrand, George Hilt, Waldo Hisey, Dr. Jacob S. Horner, James Jenkins, George R. Kelley, Christopher C.H. Kerns, Barnett Kerker, James M. Kron, James Lang, Ganes LaRue, Samuel Lawson, Isaac E. Leffler, James D. Lemay, David F. Lemmel, Daniel F. Lemmon, J.W.H. Littell, John J. Lowe, James Long, John Loweth, John McRae (pix), Samuel P. McRae, James A. McRae, Robert McDaniel, George M. McCarty, Capt. John W. Marshall, William G. Mason, Sanford Martin, John J. Mauck, Rev. John Melton, William J. Miles Sr., John W. Morgan, Hugh A. Patterson, William Poor, Thomas Posey, Dr. William H. Reeder, Dr. William Reader, John Redick, George W. Robinson, William S. Rogers, John Sample, Isaac Sands, David Shaffer, George K. Sherman, James W. Shigley, James I. Sibert, John Simler, James S. Simler, Dr. Alvin E. Smith, Charles W. Smith, Capt. William Sonner, John P. Sonner, James W. Stallings, Wilford Stephens, William H.H. Stepp, Strother M. Stockslager, James R. Tabler, charles W. Thomas, George W. Thompson, William Neal Tracewell, James Trotter, John W. Viers, John Walters Sr., Wilford N. Watkins, Charles H. Williar, John L. Wolford, James Woodward, George Wright, Alonzo Wright, Mrs. Rosanah H. Wright, Samuel J. Wright, David W. Youtster, William T. Zenor (pix), Peter M. Zenor and Elhanan W. Zimmerman.

Harrison County, IN
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Cover of Harrison County History

Sources: History of Harrison County Indiana; Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington
Authors: Waddell, Rose Marjorie
Original Publication Year: 1889
Original Publisher: LaGrange Publishing Co.
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