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History of Vigo and Parke Counties together with historic notes on the Wabash Valley, gleaned from early authors, old maps and manuscripts, private and official correspondence, and other authentic, though, for the most part, out-of-the-way sources  / by H.  W. Beckwith . Chicago; New York: H. H. Hill and N. Iddings, Publishers, 1880.

Section 1: 
The Wabash Valley

One web page

Section 2:
History of Vigo County

Four web pages
Section 3: 
History of Parke County


Three web pages
 


Page 1 (pp. i, 1-159)

Page 2 (pp. 159-299)

Page 3 (pp. 300-398)

Page 4 (pp. 399-525)

 

Part

Description

Pages

Part 97 Military organizations (continued) 156
Fires and other disasters 156-157
Crime and criminals 158-159
Harrison Township--Biographical 159
Gookins Family 159-160
Samuel Barnes Gookins 160
Part 98 Samuel Barnes Gookins
  (continued)
161-164
  William Paddock 164
Part 99 William Paddock (continued) 165
W. B. Warren 165
L. A. Burnett 165-166
Amory Kinney 166-169
M. P. Cummings 169
J. W. Osborn 169
Part 100 J. W. Osborn (continued, portrait on p. 171) 170-175

Part 101

Harry Ross (continued) 176
S. T. Reese 176
James Ferrel 176-177
Horace Blinn 177-178
J. J. Brake 178-
Jeremiah Beal 178-179
A. H. Genung 179
J. S. Strong 179
Part 102 J. S. Strong (continued) 180
Preston Hussey 180
Alexander McGregor 180-181

 

 

 

E. D. Carter 181

Chauncey Twaddle 181-182

Robert Wharry 182

Part 103 Robert Wharry (continued) 183

Terre Haute Car & Manufacturing Co. 183

J. B. Hager 183

N. Rogers 184
  L. G. Hager 184-185
David S. Danaldson 185
Richard Wigginton Thompson 185-187
James M. Sankey 187
Ralph Conover 187
Part 104 Ralph Conover (continued) 188
J. H. O'Boyle 188
J. J. Belt 188
Henry Routledge 188, 191
James Hook 189
F. C. Coppage 191
Freborn Coppage 191
George W. Carico 191
A. B. Pegg 191-192
Martin Hollinger 192
R. W. Rippetoe 192-193
James Hook 193
Part 105 James Hook (continued) 194
Thomas Wahler 194
C. C. Belt 194
H. C. Pugh 194
H. D. Scott 194-195
Joseph Gilbert 195
James N. Phillips 195-196
C. W. Brown 196
Robert Noble Hudson 196-197
Part 106 Robert Noble Hudson (continued) 198
W. A. Ryan 198
G. A. Lockridge 198-199
Silas Price 199
Richard Dunnigan 199
B. Booth 199-200
Daniel Brown 200
William E. McLean 200-201
Charles N. Gould 201-202
R. B. Brotherton 202
Eli B. Hamilton 202
Part 107 Eli B. Hamilton (continued) 203
A. Pence 203
S. S. Early 203-204
Lucius Ryce 204-205
Vigo Woolen Mills 205
U. R. Jeffers 205-206
Harvey Carpenter 206
S. E. Burnett 206-207
B. H. Cornwell 207
Part 108 B. H. Cornwell 208
Samuel McKeen 208-209
Jacob Seitz 209
Augustus Augermiller 209
J. R. Fisher 210
Thomas B. Long 210
John Paddock 210-211
W. M. Slaughter 211
Part 109 W. M. Slaughter (continued) 212
J. H. Long 212
Stephen Young 212-213
S. R. Freeman 213
Isaac Ball 213-214
M. W. Williams 214, 217
B. H. Cornwell (portrait) 215
  W. C. Holmes 217
George Glick 217
Part 110 Touissant C. Buntin 218-219
F. W. Hoff 219
Fred A. Ross 219-220
J. M. Adams 220
T. B. Snapp 220-221
George E. Brokaw 221
W. F. Morgan 221-222
August F. Eiser 222
J. Behringer 222
Part 111 J. Behringer (continued) 223
John Rankin 223
Augustus Laux 223
B. H. Alvey 223
W. W. Cliver & Co. 223-224
W. W. Cliver 224
John B. Ludowice 224-225
J. E. McGrew 225-226
E. L. Reiman 226
R. L. Thompson 226-227
Christopher Smith 227
John S. Beach 227
Thomas Laws 227
Part 112 Thomas Laws (continued) 228
C. H. Rottman 228-229
Jno. R. Vance 229
J. H. Chapman 229-230
Junius P.  Leake 230
E. W. Chadwick 230-231
Dennis Barrett 231
Louis Hay 231-232
Alexander C. Combs 232
P. H. Moninger 232
Part 113 P. H. Moninger 233
John C. Myer 233
Jno Sachs 233-234
Urah Shewmaker 234
George Schmitt 234-235
Phoenix Foundry and Machine Shops 235
Peter Katzenbach 235-236
W. S. Clift 236-237
Clift & Williams 236-237
H. Kinnse, Sr. 237
T. B. Johns 237
Part 114 T. B. Johns 238
Herman Schiermann 238
J. A. Foote 238-239
John Zimmerman 239
Gulick & Berry (drug store) 239-240
Frederick William Schaley 240
Elvin J. Brown 240
E. A. Sykes 240-241
John B. Meyer 241
George F. Ellis 241
Part 115 George F. Ellis (continued) 242
E. Bleemel 242
Nicholas Filbeck 242-243
W. P. Armstrong 243
Philip Schloss 243-244
Samuel Burgan 244-245
John W. Nash 245
August Fox 245
Herman Hulman 245
Part 116 Herman Hulman (continued) 246
Joseph Erlanger 246
Fred Goetz 246-247
William Van Brunt 247-248
Hermann H. Apmann 248
Nick Boland 248
John Rop (portrait) 248a
Nick Boland (continued) 249
E. W. Johnson 249
W. H. Scudder 249
Part 117 W. H. Scudder (continued) 250
G. Esham 250
Terre Haute Distillery 250-251
J. B. Harris 251
C. B. Brile 252
Horatio Keyes 252-253
William Kurtz 253
William Baugh 253
Part 118 William Baugh (continued) 254
John D. Wilson 254
F. W. Hertwig 254-255
G. Reiss 255
David Reibold 255-256
Andrew Kaufman 256
William M. Hensel 256-257
David Bronson 257
John H. Sykes 257-258
H. H. Roseman 258
J. H. Williams 258
Part 119 J. H. Williams 259
J. I. Farley 259
R. Forster, Jr. 259-260
Sylvester Owen 260
C. C. Smith 260-261
J. C. Thompson 261
Phillip Newhart 262
B. Holmes 262
Part 120 B. Holmes 263
Joseph F. Fellenzer 263-264
Charles E. Hosford 264
Joseph E. Fellenzer (portrait) 265
Charles E. Hosford (continued) 267
W. E. Hendrick 267
Froeb Brothers (business) 267
Part 121 P. H. Kadel 268
T. W. Stewart 268-269
Mrs. M. C. Humoston 269
John Humoston 269
John Clifford Ross 269-270
P. J. Ryan 270
Henry Helmkamp 271
William Poths 271
Part 122 William Poths (continued) 272
P. W. Stack 272
William Schmitt 272
Hugo Duenweg 273
John V. Wilson 273-274
I. N. Pierce 274
Louis Duenweg 274-275
W. B. Sherburne 275
Nicholas Stein, Jr. 275
F. J. Biel 275
Part 123 F. J. Biel (continued) 276
Peter Miller 276-277
Ryce & Walmsley (business) 277
A. G. Austin 277-279
James M. Lyons 279
C. W. Bauermeister 279
Part 124 C. W. Bauermeister (continued) 280
Fisbeck Brothers (business) 280
Charles C. Fisbeck 280
F. C. Fisbeck 280
Rudolph Gagg 280-281
F. W. Hoffmann 281
H. F. Reiners 281-282
J. Frederick Probst 282
R. Garvin (portrait, p. 283) 282-285
Part 125 R. Garvin (continued) 286
D. B. Arnold 286
Joseph M. Wildy 286-287
Joseph Richardson 287
Henry A. Byers 287-288
W. F. Arnold 288-289
E. L. Probst 289
James M. Allen 289-290
Elisha Haven 290
S. Loeb & Co. (hat store) 290
S. Loeb 290
Part 126 John G. Heinl 291
Frank Wey 291
I. K. Clatfelter 291-292
N. B. Yeakle 292
Fouts & Hunter (livery stable) 292-293
Frederick Ohm 293-294
A. B. Salsich 294
E. H. Bindley & Co. (business) 294-295
E. H. Bindley 294-295
Charles Heinig 295
Van Valzah Family 295
Part 127 Robert Van Valzah 296-297
J. G. Barnard 297-298
L. Kussner 298-299
J. W. Mand 299
Benjamin F. Boring
  (continued in Part 3)
299
Go to.....Section 2, Part 3 (pp. 300-398)