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Trails West: The genealogy of the Ohio Territory

Trails West: The genealogy of the Ohio Territory

5th Annual AFRA Conference, June 14, 15, 1985, Independence, Missouri

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Published by American Family Records Association .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8321818M
ISBN 100913233048
ISBN 109780913233047
OCLC/WorldCa12907520

New Free Genealogy Online. A history of the town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine - Free "From the earliest settlement in down to the present time, Embracing the Cessions of New Sharon, New Vineyard, Anson, and Stark. In two parts, including the history and genealogy of many of the leading families of the town.". The region may have acquired the name Wyoming as early as , when Representative J. M. Ashley of Ohio introduced a bill to Congress to provide a "temporary government for the territory of Wyoming". The name Wyoming derives from the Munsee name xwé:wamənk, meaning "at the big river flat", originally applied to the Wyoming Valley in.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Full text of "Early Indiana trails and surveys". Union County is located in west central Ohio and its name is a result of the manner in which the county was created by the joining of or a union of parts of its neighboring counties. The county was formed in with territory taken from Delaware, Franklin, Logan, and Madison counties. Union County Ohio Genealogy Trails; USGenWeb Archives.

Territory Northwest of the River Ohio Size: 11x17 Development of the area from Virginia in to with the various States and other areas shown. MP, $ Southeastern U. S. Size: 18 x 24 MP, $ Louisiana, Arkansas & Mississippi Size: 18 x 24 MP, $ Central States Railroad MP, $ Boundary Changes. As new territories opened for settlement, early pioneers came up the river to Fort Wayne, then north along Indian trails, or overland by wagon trains from Pennsylvania to Ohio and then to what was to eventually become Noble County. Some came from New York by way of the Great Lakes and then overland by horse, oxen and wagon trains.


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Early American Roads and Trails by Beverly Whitaker, MA I am a professional genealogist and author, located in Kansas City, Missouri. I am keenly interested in the influence geography has had on both history and genealogy.

Genealogy + History + Geography = Enriched Heritage. This web site was awarded the seal in the History category. InParliament passed a law which declared the whole West, between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and below the Great Lakes, a part of the Province of Quebec.

This was felt by our colonies to be so great an injury that it was charged against Great Britain in the Declaration of Independence, as one of the causes for separation. Ohio County was formed from the District of West Augusta, Virginia in It was named for the Ohio River, which forms its western boundary.

West Liberty (formerly Black's Cabin) was the county seat from to Extracts from the book: Advancing the Ohio Frontier: A Saga of The Old Northwest by Frazer Ells Wilson Long's College Book Co. Columbus, Ohio The most prominent portage routes established were: from Lake Michigan to the Mississippi, (1) by Green Bay, the Fox and Wisconsin rivers; (2) by the desplaines and Illinois rivers; (3) by the St.

Joseph's and. Northwest Territory. When the U.S. won the Revolution, it acquired the Northwest Territory by the Treaty of Paris in This happened because George Rogers Clark had defeated the British at Vicennes in It contained six future states: Ohio (), Indiana (), Illinois (), Michigan (), Wisconsin () and Minnesota ().

Fortunately, many early travelers of the National Road recorded their impressions and experiences, and author Phillip D. Jordan drew heavily on these original sources in his book.

Jordan’s well-sourced book weaves together the history of the road with first-hand accounts, reminiscences, anecdotes and legends. West to Fort Vancover or South from Dalles, then west to Oregon City.

Far Out West El Camino Real (“The King’s Highway”) Ina fortress and a Franciscan mission was founded at San Diego. This was the first a series of small self-reliant religious settlements, each a day’s travel apart and linked by El Camino Real. "history of richland county, ohio; (including the original boundaries.) its past and present" [also see: urls attached below] excerpt: chapter lxxiii.

vermillion township,* history of richland co. - formation-survey-indian trails--timber-early settlers indians - gen. The Northwest Territory in the United States (also known as the Old Northwest) was formed after the American Revolutionary War, and was known formally as the Territory Northwest of the River was the initial post-colonial Territory of the United States and encompassed most of pre-war British colonial territory west of the Appalachian mountains north of the Ohio l: Marietta (–), Chillicothe (–).

Wood County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, compiler, Wood County, Ohio Atlas: Landowner Maps &Tract BookRoad & River Tracts, Canal Land Purchases. Closson Press, Apollo, PA, Welcome Explore the genealogy and history of Porter County. Situated in the northwestern portion of the State of Indiana, Porter County is bounded on the north by Lake Michigan, on the east by LaPorte County, on the south by the Kankakee River and Jasper County, and on the west by Lake ished in JanuPorter County's seat of government is.

Linkpendium's goal is to index every genealogy, geneology:) family history, family tree, surname, vital records, biography, or otherwise genealogically-related site on the Internet. 3, land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range.

These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the. The Iroquois Indians were the trail makers for the early settlers of New York State and its surrounding territory.

The white people landed here, strangers in a strange land. They met the Indian who was a woodsman without an equal. But the enormity of the west was still largely a mystery.

In the early decades of the s, that all began to change as very well-traveled routes were followed by many thousands of settlers.

The Wilderness Road. Early Oregon-'Go West'| 'Go west young man' was the popular saying of the ss and for many individuals and families that meant going to the Pacific west coast of the United States and settling in Oregon. A special route was established known as the Oregon Trail, which provided the safest path to the west.

Peoria County Illinois Trails History & Genealogy (Source: Genealogy Trails History Group) Peoria County, Illinois History & Genealogy (Source: U.S.

Genealogy Express) Peoria County, Illinois History and Genealogy (Source: USGenWeb) Adjacent counties. Fulton County to the southwest ; Knox County to the west and northwest. In the early s, migrants from the Province of Pennsylvania and the Colony of Virginia aggressively advanced claims to the Ohio River valley, a territory the French in Canada considered their own.

In the French launched an initiative to block further American expansion by erecting a line of forts along the upper Ohio River corridor. See James L. Murphy's book entitled, An Archeological History of the Hocking Valley, Ohio University Press, Athens, Ohio, Two prominent Indian village sites are mentioned along with many mounds and the spectacular Wolf Plains Complex of earthen circles and many mounds.

Ohio Map My Ohio State Of Ohio Cleveland Heights Map Of Cleveland Ohio Cincinnati Pittsburgh Ohio Buckeyes Detroit Lakes Map of Ohio Large Color Map a world atlas of facts flags and maps including every continent, country, dependency, exotic destination, island, major city, ocean, province, state & territory on the planet!.

Some of those would include The Ohio Genealogical Society, The Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, and many other state and local genealogy societies. She has recently completed several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia, which are also available on and (FHL Book D27e ) WorldCat entry., and William E.

Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, ),and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (). (FHL Book Mi) WorldCat entry.With her experience as a former Family History Director, she is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, workshops, seminars, and webinars where she loves bringing genealogy to life.

Some of those would include The Ohio Genealogical Society, The Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, and many other state and local genealogy.