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Category: Athens County

Trimble, Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

Jonathan Watkins, Sen., came from Athens township in 1803, and settled in the lower part of Trimble, and soon after Eliphalet Wheeler settled near him. Mr. Watkins was a blacksmith, but, like most of the early settlers,...

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Troy, Athens County, Ohio Genealogy and History

This township was settled under the auspices of the Ohio Company in the year 1798-about a year after the settlement of Athens and Ames. Some events connected with its history can, however, be traced back to a period nearly...

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Athens County, Ohio Vital Records

Athens County, Ohio Birth Records The BMD Project Athens County, Ohio Birth records from the BMD project. Ohio, Athens – Birth Records – Family History Library Catalog Athens County, Ohio birth records Bowman, Mary L...

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York, Athens County, Ohio History

This township was a part of Ames until 1811, and then, on the organization of Dover, became a part of the latter township. York was separately organized in June, 1818, and the first election for township officers was held at the...

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Hockhocking

Hockhocking is a Delaware (Indian) name, and meant, in their language, Bottle river. In the spring of 1765, George Croghan, a sub-commissioner of the British government, embarked at Pittsburg, with some friendly Indians,...

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York, Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

Prominent among the early citizens of York was Mr. James Knight. He was born in Pulborough, England, and emigrated to the United States when thirty-two years old, came immediately to York township, and settled here in July,...

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Athens County, Ohio Indians

In 1769 the territory included within the limits of the present State of Ohio was an almost unbroken wilderness. The beautiful river that forms its southern boundary had, indeed, been threaded by a few eager explorers; but the...

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Athens County, Ohio Land Records

Land Records hosted at Access Free Genealogy 1804 Ordinance Selling Land Lots in Athens 1806 2nd Ordinance Selling Land Lots in Athens Athens County Land Records This is an index to the available records for Athens County, Ohio...

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