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"Historic Clermont County" - overview of the County's History

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BOOK: "History of Clermont County"
BY J. L. ROCKEY AND R. J. BANCROFT, published 1880
Chapter 1
THE OHIO VALLEY—GENERAL SITUATION AND TOPOGRAPHY OF THE COUNTRY BETWEEN THE SCIOTO AND LITTLE MIAMI RIVERS—GEOGRAPHY OF THE PRESENT COUNTY.

Chapter 2
THE GEOLOGY AND MINERALOGY OF CLERMONT COUNTY.

Chapter 3
METEOROLOGY

Chapter 4
PREHISTORIC RACES

Chapter 5
THE INDIANS - THEIR TRIBAL RELATIONS - PERILS AND ADVENTURES OF SAVAGE LIFE, AND THE CONFLICTS WHICH OPENED THE WAY FOR THE WHITE SETTLERS - INDIAN BATTLE IN CLERMONT COUNTY - INCIDENTS AND TRAILS.

Chapter 6
LAND-GRANTS, TITLES, AND SURVEYS

Chapter 7
THE FIRST WHITE SETTLERS - THEIR PRIVATIONS, CUSTOMS, AND MANNERS - GENERAL ACCOUNT OF PIONEER LIFE IN CLERMONT. WITH A LIST OF EARLY MARRIAGES AND INTERESTING REMINISCENCES.

Chapter 8
CLERMONT COUNTY FORMED---ITS ORIGINAL AND PRESENT BOUNDARIES, AND SUBDIVISIONS INTO TOWNSHIPS


Chapter 9
THE COUNTY BUILDINGS, PAST AND PRESENT---COURT-HOUSES---JAILS AND INFIRMARIES---THE THREE SITES OF THE COUNTY-SEAT---THE ANCIENT WHIPPING-POST, INCLUDING MANY INTERESTING FACTS IN THEIR HISTORY, WITH NAMES OF PERSONS JUDICIALLY FLOGGED

Chapter 10
COUNTY OFFICERS, OTHER THAN THOSE IMMEDIATELY CONNECTED WITH THE JUDICIARY

Chapter 11
COMMISSIONERS' EARLY PROCEEDINGS---ESTABLISHING THE FIRST ROADS---BUILDING BRIDGES---HOW MATTERS WERE MANAGED THREE-QUARTERS OF A CENTURY AGO

Chapter 12
INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND GENERAL STATISTICS FROM 1824 TO 1879

Chapter 13
AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES OF THE COUNTY

Chapter 14
Judicial History, Notable Trials, Names of Court Officers, and Justices of the Peace for a Period of Eighty Years

Chapter 15
Political History of the County, State and National Officers, Statistics, and the Underground Railroad

Chapter 16
The Learned Professions and County Medical Societies

Chapter 17
History of the Press and Authors

Chapter 18
Educational and Religious, Teachers' Institute, and Sabbath-School Union

Chapter 19
Distinguished Citizens of Clermont—Pioneers, Ministers, Public Men

Chapter 20
Military History—Rosters of Soldiers of 1812, the Mexican War, and the Rebellion, with the Morgan Raid Claims


HISTORY OF THE TOWNSHIPS AND VILLAGES OF CLERMONT COUNTY.
Batavia and Village of Batavia - 243
Williamsburgh and Village of Williamsburgh - 283
Tate and Village of Bethel - 313
Franklin and Village of Felicity- 335
Washington and Villages of Neville and Moscow - 362
Monroe- 382
Ohio and Village of New Richmond - 198
Fierce - 429
Union - 443
Miami and Villages of Milford and Loveland - 460
Goshen - 483
Wayne - 503
Stonelick and Village of Boston - 518
Jackson - 546




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