Ohio


Northwest Territorial War of 1812 – Indian Wars

Map of Northern Theatre of War of 1812

During the War of 1812 a series of battles took place in the Northwest between the British and American forces and their respective Indian allies. This series of battles helped determine the control over the Wabash Valley and along with the Naval victories secured the Northwest for the Americans.



The War with the Indians of the West during Washington’s Administration

General St. Clair

After the termination of the Revolutionary War, the hardy settlers of the west had still a contest to maintain, which often threatened their extermination. The Indian tribes of the west refused to bury the hatchet when Great Britain withdrew her armies, and they continued their terrible devastation. The vicinity of the Ohio River, especially, was the scene of their operations.



War Between the Colonies and The Western Indians – From 1763 To 1765

Map of Pontiacs War

A struggle began in 1760, in which the English had to contend with a more powerful Indian enemy than any they had yet encountered. Pontiac, a chief renowned both in America and Europe, as a brave and skillful warrior, and a far-sighted and active ruler, was at the head of all the Indian tribes on



The French and Indian War from 1754 to 1759 – Beaver Wars

Map of French and Indian War

After the peace, concluded between France and England in 1748, the French, excluded from the Atlantic coast of North America, designed to take possession of the country further west, and for this purpose, commenced to build a chain of forts to connect the St. Lawrence and the Mississippi rivers. The English, to prevent this scheme



Kate Chase, Mrs. William Sprague

Kate Chase

There was a name in America a little more than a generation ago that possessed a power amounting almost to enchantment, the name of Kate Chase, a woman who holds a unique place in both the political and social history of this century. The story of her life, between the high lights of its early



1910 Ohio Census Map

1910 Ohio Census Map

1910 Ohio Census Map



Athens County, Ohio 1810 Tax List

Albert, William Alderman, Elijah Alderman, Elisha Alderman, Elisha, Jr. Ames, Silvanus Bailey, John Ballenger, Henry Barrows, Ebenezer Barrows, Ebenezer, Jr. Barrows, George Barrows, Henry Barrows, William Beaumont, Samuel Beebe, Hopson Bils, Maritn Boils, Jacob Branch, Samuel Brown, Benjamin Brown, William Buckingham, Ebenezer Buffington, William Burkingham, Stephen Burrill, Solomon Burroughs, Josiah Cartright, Caleb Case, David Case,



Ohio Genealogy at Ancestry

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Burial Customs of Southern Ohio

The origin and age of the earthworks of southern Ohio and the adjoining sections of Kentucky and West Virginia have remained unsolved questions. The works are remarkable for three reasons, namely, their size, number and forms. By their size and number it is quite evident they were erected by a sedentary people, a numerous people



Treaty of March 17, 1842

John Tyler, President of the United States of America, by John Johnston, formerly agent for Indian affairs, now a citizen of the State of Ohio, commissioner duly authorized and appointed to treat with the Wyandott Nation of Indians for a cession of all their lands lying and being in the States of Ohio and Michigan;



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