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History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions ...
Frank M. Allen
No preview available - 2014
History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions
Frank M Allen
No preview available - 2015
acres active Allen attended Bank became began Bloomingburg born Brown building built Charles church citizens Civil close Company court creek daughter David death deceased died dollars early Elizabeth engaged erected farm farmer father Fayette county five formed four Frank George held Henry honor hundred Indians interested Isaac Jacob James Jasper township Jefferson John Joseph known land later lived located Madison March marriage married Mary Methodist miles mill mother moved native never Ohio organized Paint parents Parrett party passed pioneer Politically practice present reared received remained Republican resided returned Robert Ross county Samuel served settled settlers Smith successful territory Thomas thousand took town township Union United Virginia Washington C. H. wife William young
Page 38 - States, and for other purposes, whereby the said State has become one of the United States of America: in order therefore to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United States within the said State of Ohio.
Page 439 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 90 - ... particularly my mother. She was raised in the most delicate manner in and near London, and lived most of her time in affluence, and always comfortable. She was now in the wilderness, surrounded by wild beasts ; in a cabin with about half a floor, no door, no ceiling...
Page 91 - It was made by sawing out a log, placing sticks across, and then, by pasting an old newspaper over the hole, and applying some hog's lard, we had a kind of glazing which shed a most beautiful and mellow light across the cabin when the sun shone on it. All other light entered at the doors, cracks and chimney.
Page 91 - My impression now is, that the window was not constructed till spring, for until the sticks and clay was put on the chimney we could possibly have no need of a window; for the flood of light which always poured into the cabin from the fireplace would have extinguished our paper window, and rendered it as useless as the moon at noonday. We got a floor laid...
Page 71 - Every biographical sketch in the work has been submitted to the party interested, for correction, and therefore any error of fact, if there be any, is solely due to the person for whom the sketch was prepared.
Page 209 - Talk to me. Your voice often means as much to me as the reins. Pet me sometimes, that I may serve you the more gladly and learn to love you. Do not jerk the reins, and do not whip me when going up hill.
Page 91 - Frederick, with one shank straight, as the best manufacture of pinches and blood-blisters, completed our furniture, except a spinning-wheel and such things as were necessary to work with. It was absolutely necessary to have threelegged stools, as four legs of anything could not all touch the floor at the same time. The completion of our cabin went on slowly. The season was inclement, we were weak-handed and weak-pocketed ; in fact, laborers were not to be had. We got our chimney up breast-high as...