3 edition of Ohio"s Virginia Military Tract Settlers found in the catalog.
Ohio"s Virginia Military Tract Settlers
by Ohio Genealogical Society
Written in English
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For his services he received a tract of land on Short creek, a few miles north of where Mt. Pleasant now stands. To this place he moved his family in the spring of , my mother being but six months old. He resided on this farm some twenty-five years, when he sold to a man named Comley, and removed to the northern part of Harrison county. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is making a number of modifications to the popular Hocking Hills State Park trails system to better accommodate social distancing. Lake Erie Walleye Will Provide Fabulous Fishing. As anglers look forward to the Memorial Day weekend, world-class fishing continues to exceed.
Start studying US History Semester 1 review. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. PAGE COUNTY,VIRGINIA CENSUS John Vogt, , vi, 63 pages, indices, Sixth Census of the United States in is the first glimpse we have of the population and its distribution, both geographically and demographically for Page County. Although a publication of this census was made nearly two decades ago (), it omitted the free colored and slave sections, as well as the.
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OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio First paperback edition Printed in. Virginia Military Lands () Virginia Military Lands are a body of land lying between the Scioto and Little Miami rivers, bounded by Ohio River on the south, and Auglaize, Hardin, and Marion Counties on the north.
This tract in the southwestern part of the State contains about. The history of Ohio as a state began when the Northwest Territory was divided in and the remainder reorganized for admission to the union in March, as the 17th state of the United recorded history of Ohio began in the late 17th century when French explorers from Canada reached the Ohio River, from which the "Ohio Country" took its name, a river the Iroquois called O-y-o.
James Williams is a professional surveyor. He has been a lecturer at The Ohio State University and Virginia Military Institute. He has surveyed many tracts including the US Military Tract, the Virginia Military District, and the Congress Lands.
He created period Cited by: 1. Ohio's Dramatic History. by John Merrill, editor. History is the record of the who, what and when of events that usually influenced the future. History should not be clouded with the politics of the day, but regrettably, these events often shape how history books are written.
After separating from Virginia, the Kentucky General Assembly opened the military district to settlers meeting age and residency requirements.
Although the Act of Decemwas amended several times, the premise was the same - military claims needed to be filed or they would be void.
A large tract of land in southwestern Ohio was also opened for settlement. This tract, called the “Virginia Military District,” had been retained by Virginia to give to veterans of the American Revolution.
Friends began to purchase these lands from the veterans in the early years of the 19th century and established several meetings Size: KB.
A part of this scheme was the establishment of a colony at the mouth of the Cuyahoga protected by a fort and another on the Ohio River. Colonel Brodhead, was the military commander at Pittsburg during the early part of the war of the Revolution whose letters we now proceed to give so far as they relate to the settlers north of the Ohio.
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Details *. Virginia Military Survey (VMS) Maps () The charters that established the original thirteen colonies were vague in their description of the boundaries of the colonies.
In some cases, more than one colony had a legal claim to the same western lands. Ohio County,Virginia Federal Census: A Transcription John Vogt,x, 35 pp., 8x10 format, illustrations, maps, full name index.
A faithful and accurate transcription of the first surviving census for this northwestern Virginia county along the banks of the Ohio River from which all or part of three West Virginia counties ultimately were formed.
Public Officers of Virginia The 24 counties that make up the state in list the officers of the court which provides a good source for the early settlers of the state.
41 pages, Full Name Index, Soft Cover VA, $ Public Officers of Virginia The Connecticut Western Reserve was a portion of land claimed by the Colony of Connecticut and later by the state of Connecticut in what is now mostly the northeastern region of Reserve had been granted to the Colony under the terms of its charter by King Charles II.
Connecticut relinquished claim to some of its western lands to the United States in following the American. Memoirs of the Early Pioneer Settlers of Ohio Paperback – J If you have ancestors who emigrated to southeastern Ohio from New England or Virginia or Germany or elsewhere, this book will be a valuable research tool for you.
Read more. 4 people /5(6). Massie's Station was the first permanent settlement in the Virginia Military District of the Northwest Territory in the years after the American Revolution.
It was laid out along the Ohio River in near three islands. American Indians used these islands to attack settlers traveling down the Ohio River. The Virginia Military District opened inthough surveys were done there starting in the s. The first patent was granted there in The District was located between the Little Miami and Scioto Rivers in the south-central portion of the state.
Virginia issued bounty land grants there until Ohio achieved statehood in Post revolutionary American expansion into lands of Northwest Territory: Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota. A genealogical viewpoint. Veterans of the Revolution and Indian Wars obtain bounty land in the future state of Ohio, Symmes, U.S.
Military, Virginia Military District, Congressional Lands, Connectivut Fire Lands. This territory was bordered by the Ohio River on the south, the Little Miami River to the west, and the Scioto River on the east and north. The state used these lands as payment to Virginia's Revolutionary War veterans.
The first settlement in the Virginia Military District. OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 29 cm. Contents: Introduction: A History of Ohio's Original Land Subdivisions --Land Act of --The Old Seven Ranges --The Ohio Company's Purchase --The Donation Tract --The Virginia Military District --The Symmes' Purchase --The Indian War of --The French Grants --The Land Act of --The Greenville.
HARRISON COUNTY SETTLERS IN Following are the names of some of the early settlers and non-resident land-owners of Harrison county (outside of Cadiz village) up to and including the year This was the year in which Harrison county was erected, its territory before that time being comprised in Jefferson county.
This is a story about a map that was, in its day, the most important Ohio state map ever compiled. Laying the Groundwork The story begins with an earlier map, published infour years after Ohio became a state. It was the first map of the state of Ohio drawn from actual surveys.
Compiled by John F. Mansfield, it was titled “Map of the State of Ohio from Returns in the Office of Surveyor.In Novemberthe British captured Fort Duquesne at present-day Pittsburgh, the key to French control of the Ohio Valley.
The following year, French troops lost Quebec, crippling their military strength. The loss of French military support temporarily calmed tensions between Native Americans and settlers in western Virginia.Welcome to the Military History Program at OSU!Founded in the mids, the OSU military history program is recognized as among the strongest in North America.
It routinely attracts the finest graduate students, some of them serving officers and others civilians, and exposes them to a demanding, broad-based curriculum that respects the field's traditional emphases while.