Ada Ohio

Ada Ohio, is a village located in Hardin County, and was established in 1853, Ada quickly became a focal point in the region due to the establishment of Ohio Northern University in 1871. The village is situated at a strategic crossing of the historic Lincoln Highway (U.S. Route 30) and the Pennsylvania Railroad, factors that significantly contributed to its growth and accessibility in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Genealogical research in Ada is supported by records dating back to its founding, including municipal records, university archives, and church documents. The surrounding area of Hardin County offers additional resources with records available from 1833 when the county was officially established, including land transactions, birth and death records, and marriage licenses, providing a comprehensive view of the area’s historical population dynamics. Additionally, the region was once inhabited by Native American tribes, primarily the Shawnee, which adds a layer of depth to genealogical studies focusing on early American and Native American interactions and history.

Biographical Sketch of Milton Freshwater

Last Updated on March 18, 2012 by Freshwater, Milton; paving contractor; born, West Virginia, Sept. 11, 1877; son of E. A. and Clarenda Campbell Freshwater; educated in commercial course at Morgantown, W. Va.; married, Johnstown, Pa., Dec. 31, 1907, Miss C. B. Williams; two children; has worked at the street-paving business since 1893; completing street

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Biographical Sketch of George C. Hansen

Last Updated on March 18, 2012 by Hansen, George C.; attorney-at-law; born, Schlesni, Germany, May 30, 1868; son of Henry William and Hannah Peterson Hansen; educated, Ohio Northern University, B. A., 1895, University of Michigan, LL. B., 1898; married, Cleveland, June 29, 1904, Orra Phillips; issue, three children; asst. county prosecutor of Cuyahoga county, from

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