Washington County OH

Biography of Milton Canterbury, M. D.

Milton Canterbury, M. D., of Redlands, was born in Greenup County, Kentucky. His father, Reuben Canterbury, a farmer, was born in North Carolina. The name originated in Kent County, England, from the estate of a man by that name, and for whom the city of Canterbury was named. Reuben Canterbury married Miss Elizabeth Lycaas, a …

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Joel Todd of Marietta OH

Joel Todd7, (Oliver6, Samuel5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 12, 1799, died May 1, 1851, married Sept. 23, 1826, Austria Griggs, who was born July 9, 1807, died Aug. 9, 1847. They lived in Marietta, Ohio. Children: *1363. Tertius Samuel, b. March 20, 1828. 1364. Mary Pierpont, b. Feb. 19, 1830, m. March, 1850, …

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Roll Of Capt. Timothy Buell’s Company

(Probably from Washington County). Served from August 1 until September 7, 1813. Capt. Timothy Buell Lieut. Peter White Lieut. Salvanus Olney Ensign James Leget Sergt. Nathaniel Hamilton Sergt. George Nixon Sergt. Jabez Palmer Sergt. S. D. Buell Corp. Samuel Nott Corp. Edward Comer Corp. John Barrough Corp. Nicholas Chapman Privates Blackmer, Timothy Clark, John C …

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Roll Of Capt. Charles Devol’s Company (Cavalry)

(Probably from Washington County) Served from October 20, to December 18, 1812. Capt. Charles Devol Lieut. Isaiah Scott Lieut. Washington Olney Sergt. James White Sergt. William White Corp. John Clark Corp. Pardon Cook Corp. Samuel Reid Privates Brown, Solomon Browning, Thomas Finch, Maurice Olney, Gilbert Pixley, Argelus Quigley, John Shuttleworth, Joseph Tacker, Joshua Whittle, Samuel …

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Mission’s Among the Southern Indians

In the year 1819 the Synod of South Carolina resolved to establish a mission among the Southern Indians east of the Mississippi river. The Cherokees, Muskogee’s, Seminoles, Choctaws and Chickasaws then occupied Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi. Rev. David Humphries offered to take charge of the intended mission. He was directed to visit the Indians, …

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Biography of J.G. Brown

J. G. Brown, son of Captain Benjamin Brown, was born April 16th, 1798, near Waterford, in Washington county, Ohio, and has lived in Athens county since he was one year old. His youth was passed in working on his father’s farm (in Ames township), and in assiduous study and preparation for college. In due time …

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