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A PIONEER HISTORY
of
Wayne Tp., Darke County, Ohio
by
Samuel Long
1901

Title Page
pages [3]-5  pages 6-9  pages 10-13  pages 14-17  pages 18-21  pages 22-25  pages 26-29
pages 30-33  pages 34-37  pages 38-41  pages 42-45  pages 46-49  pages 50-53  pages 54-57
Surname Index

TABLE of CONTENTS

Preface. [3]
Background History, [4]
     "Old Squatters". [4]
Pioneer History 6
     The Swamp Creek Settlement. 6
     The Earlier Arrivals of Pioneer Settlers. 6
     A Connecting Link,-- Dr. J. P. Gordon. 13
     Merchants, Tradesmaen and Physicians. 14
     Dr. J. C. Williamson. 15
     The Early Village Merchants. 17
     The Village's Primitive Tradesmen. 17
     Early Schools in the Village. 18
     The Meteoric Display of 1833 And Incidents. 19
     Village Schoolhouses. 19
     The Coming of the "Bee Line" Railway. 20
     A Red-Ribbon Day. 21
     The Pioneer Trail Resumed. 23
     "Fiddling" Currency Money. 26
     The Pioneer Trail Resumed. 27
     Improvement of Speculators Lands. 34
     Speculators' and Pasture Lands, Etc. 36
     Occupants of the School Lands. 37
     Death's First Pioneer Advent. 42
     Another Old Relict. 42
     The German Trail Resumed. 43
     The Old Trail Again. 44
     The Baptists and the Christian Primitive Church. 47
     Onward the Old Pioneer Trail Goes. 49
     Viewing the Old Hills and Vales. 53
     The Primeval Forest. 53
     The Then and The Now--A Contrast. 55


Title Page
pages [3]-5  pages 6-9  pages 10-13  pages 14-17  pages 18-21  pages 22-25  pages 26-29
pages 30-33  pages 34-37  pages 38-41  pages 42-45  pages 46-49  pages 50-53  pages 54-57
Surname Index

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