EARLY DAYS OF GREENBUSH

EARLY DAYS IN GREENBUSH WITH BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE OLD SETTLERS BY WILLIAM L. SNAPP

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INTRODUCTION 3

HISTORICAL 3

THE SCHOOLS OF GREENFIELD AND GREENBUSH IN THE EARLY DAYS. 9

THE GREENBUSH ACADEMY 10

CHOLERA IN GREENBUSH 11

ELDER R. M. SIMMONS TELLS OF HIS TRIP TO NEW ORLEANS. 11

THE ARCHIE FISHER AFFAIR 12

PATRICK LYNCH CRATED 14

WM. PATTERSON KILLED. 15

THE MURDER OF HARVEY J. HEWETT. 15

H. H. HEWETT’S LETTER. 16

THE CALF MARKET IN 1840. 17

THE KILLING OF SHEFFIELD. 18

THREE FATAL ACCIDENTS. 18

INTERESTING STORY RECALLING THE DAYS WHEN COAL OIL WAS MANUFACTURED NEAR AVON. 19

BIOGRAPHICAL. 20

JOHN C. BOND. 20

CHARLES STICE. 21

SQUIRE JENKINS BUZAN. 22

JOHN RUBART. 22

WILLIAM PALMER. 23

NOAH CRABILL. 23

JOHN PATTERSON, SENIOR. 24

SIMON SAILER. 24

JOHN PHILIP KRAMER. 24

CHARLES HENRY KILLOUGH. 25

PETER HONTS. 26

FREDERIC HENRY MERRILL. 26

BETHUEL MERRIS. 27

EBENEZER WILFORD WOODS. 27

ISAAC CUNNINGHAM. 27

THOMAS CARROLL. 28

CHARLES CHAUNCY MERRILL. 28

DAVID SHINGLER LINK. 28

ROSWELL ROSE. 29

PHILIP KARNS. 29

HENZIE DARNEILLE. 30

JOHN ALEXANDER FERDINAND COLL. 31

COL. JOHN BUTLER. 31

DAVID YOUNG. 31

JOHN SIMMONS. 32

LEVI LINCOLN. 32

DANIEL ARMSWORTHY. 32

JOHN WOODS. 33

JOHN MATTHEWS. 34

JAMES F. HARTFORD. 34

ALFRED CLAYCOMB. 35

JULIUS T. LATHROP. 36

THOMAS HENDRICKS. 36

WALTER JOHNSON. 37

ROWLAND SIMMONS. 38

CLINTON LINCOLN. 39

HENRY BEAM. 39

ABNER WALKER. 39

ERNEST DAMITZ, SENIOR. 40

ANDREW SAILER. 41

THOMAS DARNEILLE. 41

PAYTON A. VAUGHN. 43

THOMAS MOULTON. 44

JAMES SIMMONS. 44

WILLIAM P. JONES. 45

ALEXANDER WILLARD. 45

DR. WILLIAM RANDALL. 46

WILLIAM MCMAHILL. 46

BARNARD SLOEY. 47

JAMES SIMMONS. 47

SARAH SNAPP. 48

ELIJAH FRAMPTON, SENIOR. 51

MARY PARK. 53

JOHN WEBB NANCE. 54

AMOS PIERCE. 55

JOHN WINGATE. 58

DR. REAMER A. SAUNDERS. 58

JOSEPH MINGS. 59

DR. BAILEY RAGON. 60

AARON POWERS. 60

MOSES THOMPSON HAND. 61

THE GRAVEYARDS IN GREENBUSH TOWNSHIP. 62

THE GREENBUSH GRAVEYARD. 62

THE HOLEMAN GRAVEYARD. 65

THE BOND GRAVEYARD. 67

 

INTRODUCTION
HISTORICAL
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