Clermont County Genealogical Society
1882 Clermont Gazetteer
Is near the hamlet of Willowville, four and one-half miles from Batavia, and is a station on the C., G. & P.R.R. The land surrounding the postofflce section is of a fair quality, and commands in price from $20 to $60 per acre. Good schools and churches are in the vicinity. The principal crops are corn, wheat, hay, oats, potatoes and some tobacco. Population 25, Postmaster, J. C. McGuire.
McGuire, .1. C., gen mdse
Rust, J. M., builder
Strimpton, Joe, builder
Thompson, R. H., minister
Wood, M. A., magistrate
Is near the south branch of Obannon Creek and in the center of the township. The town is picturesque, situated upon a slight elevation, on an excellent turnpike leading from Cincinnati~~hrough Milford and Wilmington to Columbus, which, in addition to the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad, places it in. immediate communication with the Cincinnati markets. The buildings, public and, private, as well as the volume of business, attests the thrift and progress of the town. It is in the midst of a beautiful, healthful and fertile country which yields abundantly of grain and fruits. The climate,, soil, and healthful advantages, of the town and surrounding country offer great inducements to those in quest of farms, truck gardens and fruit orchards.
Goshen is noted for its good schools. For a great many years much attention has been given to the cause of education. The Goshen Seminary,.. under the general charge of Prof.. C. M:
Riggs, is located here. It is a vigorous institution, of most respectable standing,. with an. able and careful corps of teachers. Besides this academy, the~ public schools in and around Goshen are in a flourishing condition. The town was originally laid out by John Winans and Lot cooper and embraced eighty-six lots. It now Consists of about 225 uniform lots. The public buildings are the Masonic and I. 0. 0. F. halls, a Seminary and three church edifices. Besides the latter are several churches in the country surrounding. The.land in the vicinity is three-fourths cleared and can be bought from $10 to $75 per acre, according to location and improvement. Population 325. Postmater, C. S. Laycock.
CHURCHES--Presbyterian, A. S.
McComb, Pastor; M. Cushing, S. S.
Supt., Chas. Dickey, Sec. Methodist
Episcopal, Win. Watson, Pastor; Benj.
F. Smith, S. S. Supt., Joseph
Applegate, Sec. Universalist Church.
Lodge No. 232,1. 0. 0. F., meets every
Saturday evening; E~tell SneII, N. G.;
Chas. Bowser, R. S.; Jno. Holmes,
Treasurer. Live Oak Encampment N
176; John Frybarger, C. P.; J. C. Bird,
Scril; Jno. Holmes, Treas. G. A. R.,
meets once every month; Wn. Haight,
P. C.; G. W. Myres, Chap.; P. A. Hall,
Adjt. Go~hen Lodge No. 19, F. and A.
M.; J. L. Bishop, W. M.; Daniel Ferree,
Sec.;.John Burger, Tréas.;.meets Friday
night on or before full moon.
GQSHEN SEMINARY--C. M~ Riggs, Principal. Established in 1860.
ATTORNEY 'AT LAW
Bird, J. C., & Son
O'Connor, Peter, Jr.
McClelland, Win. H.
Morris, Thos Wainright, G. L
Anshutz, A. C.
DEALER IN FANCY POULTRY
DRY GOODS MERCHANTS
Dickey, C. S. & Son
Holmes & Burger
Lçm ing, Nancy
FLOUR & GRIST MIL,L
Holmes & Johnson
Chatterton, T. J.
Smith, B. F.
Toman-Toman, Wm -
HOUSE PAINTERAND PHOTOGRAPHER
Conover E, J. N.
LIVERY AND STAGE LINE
Smith, B. F.
Heywood, Mrs. Carrie
Riggs. Mrs. Annie
MASONS AND BRICKLAYERS
O'Conner, J. E.
Smith, 8. E.
Laycock, C. S.
PAINTERS Bird, Win.
CaIdweII, Richard Robbins, C. W.
Lyman, D. S.
Myers, John E.
REAL ESTATE AGENT AND AUCTIONEER
SHOEMAKERS Mitchell, David
Smith & Ballentine
Applegate, P. W. Bishop, Eva
Hurley, G. W.
Leever, Miss Laken Merrill, Ada
O'Connor, James Riggs, C. M.
Renner, Horace Smell, Estell
Teetor, F. H.
Yost, EmmaUNDERTAKERS & DEALERS IN AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS
Robbins, i. B. & Son
Gibbs, Robert, teamster Holmes, John, retired merchant
Scott, Wm F. T., laborer
HENNINGS MILLS, a hamlet of sixty inhabitants, is
located on the Williamsburg and Hamersville road at a point
three and one-half miles from the former place and eleven
miles from Batavia. It contains about twenty dwellings
scattered along the cross roads, two stores, a public hall and
a chair factory. Postmaster, Win. Tribble
Joseph Ely, Chair Factory
Win. Henning, Carpenter
John McNut, Butcher
Win. Tribble, Gen. Mdse.
W. Hancock, Shoemaker
Long & Son, Gen. Mdse.
Henry Moyer, Stock Dealer
HILL’S STATION, is situated on the Marietta and Cinci-
nnati Railroad, four miles from Loveland, two and one-half
from Goshen, and fourteen from Batavia. It lies on the
Obannion creek, and is one of the only two stations on this
railroad in Clermont county. The land surrounding this
hamlet is mostly cleared. The larger part of the business of
the place is done at Goshen. Christian Church, L. P. Tevart,
pastor. Population 20.
Christian Schukraft, postmaster
Richard Caldwell, House Painter
J H Spradling & Co., Grocery and Saloon
A. P. Simonton, Merchant
Christian Schukraft, R R & Express Agent
L. P. Tevart, Carpenter
Wm Wine, Carpenter
The following farmers residing in Warren county get their
mail at this office:
Thomas BreedingJonas Eltzroth
B. H. MaxwellMorris Roat
Jacob Roat, Jr.Michael Roat
HULINGTON is situated on the C, G & P R R. three
miles east of Amelia and eight miles from Batavia. It was
laid out in 1877, and contains but a few houses. Population
25. R.R. Agent and postmaster, Albert Hulington.
LAUREL is a small village in the center of Monroe town-
ship, seven miles from New Richmond and fourteen from
Batavia. It was laid out in 1837 and called VanBurenville.
In 1842 a post office was established and the name changed
to Clermont, and two later it received its present title. It
contains 150 inhabitants, two churches, and several business
houses and mechanic shops. The land surrounding is good
and produces large crops. Postmaster, J. L. Barkley.
1St M. E. Church, Henry Stokes, Pastor
2nd M. E. Church, J. H. Payne, Pastor.
John Anderson, Cooper
I. N. Brown, Physician
J. L. Barkley & Co., Gen. Mdse.
J. S. Boys & Son, Blacksmiths
B. H. Bainum, Undertaker and Carpenter
E. S. Dole, Hotel
E. W. Day, Shoemaker
P. Kennedy, Physician
C. L. Kennedy, Physician
E. F, Kelch, Blacksmith
John Mofford, Grocer
L. B. South, Physician
Kate South, Milliner
M. Simmons, Notary Public
Simmons Bros., Tobacco Dealers
W. D. Simmons, Butcher
F. M. Sells, Gunsinith
J. B. Turner, Justice of Peace
Noah Tompkins, Auctioneer
Isaac Willis, Carpenter
Mrs. M. J. Willis, Milliner
LINDALE is a small hamlet on the New Richmond and
Batavia Turnpike, six miles from the former town and six
miles from the latter. The post office was formerly called
Lyndon. In the vicinity are steam grist and saw mills,
operated by Donham & Hill, which furnish work for some
of the inhabitants of the place. There are several mechanic
shops and a good store within the hamlet. The Lindale
Baptist Church is south of it. Good schools are adjacent.
Population 30. Postmistress, Mrs. S. L. Wheeler.
Jacob Donhamn, Carpenter
George Degarman, Carpenter
Donlmam & Hill, Millers
Edmund Lindsey, Stonemason
John Motts, Physician
Byron McDaniel, Butcher
Jasper Malick, Gate Keeper
Thomas Townsley, Blacksmith
L. W. K. Tracy, Physician
James Townsley, Butcher
A. A. Trover, Shoemaker
J. A. Windsor Physician
Mrs. S. L. Wheeler, Gen Mdse
W. T. Young, Teamster
LOCUST CORNER P.O. Or the hamlet of Pleasant Hill,
is pleasantly situated near the center of the township, six
miles from Ne~v Richmond, two miles from Palestine and
eight miles form the county seat. It lies on an elevation of
land in a rich section of the township. Mail is received daily
from Palestine. A fine public hall, a substantial school
building and Methodist Episcopal Church are within the
Village. It is a station on the Ohio River branch of the C. &
E R.R.. Population 50. Postmaster, Edward Maddox.
Dr. Fries, Physician
Edward Maddox, Gen Mdse
J. H. Short, J.P.
Trump & Bro., Hucksters
John Wagoner, Grocer
Ceo. Wood, Blacksmith
LOGTOWN P. 0. is situated on the Newtonsville and
Brownsville turnpike, fifteen miles from Batavia and four
from Newtonsville. The village is known as Brownsville,
and contains several neat houses and stores. It was laid out
in 1834, consisting of eighteen lots lying in the form of a
triangle. It is in fl~te midst of a rich farming community, and
in the course of time ~vill become a village of considerable
population and business. Brownsville Christian Church.
Public School building, with prosperous schools. Population
75. Postmaster, I. F. Smith; assistant, Christena Smith.
Michael Collins, Stonemason
J. Genett, Grocery and Saloon
F. Griswold, Huckster
C. Hall, Carpenter
J. Palmer, Blacksmith
J. Kelly, Clock Repairer
1. Mangum, Musician
J. E. Kelly, Attorney
J. F. Smith, Blacksmith
Thomas Smith, Gen Mdse
J. Schuler, Carpenter
LOVELAND is in the northwest corner of the county,
twenty-three miles from Cincinnati and sixteen miles from
Batavia. It is situated on the Little Miami River, at the
mouth of Obannon Creek, and at the junction of the Little
Miami and Marietta and Cincinnati Railroads. The town
was founded by Ccl. Win. Ramsey in 1850, and was incor-
porated in 1876. Its growth has been remarkable and its
limits have extended into the adjoining counties. Many of
the inhabitants are merchants and lawyers doing business in
Cincinnati and living here, their homes being located upon
the surrounding hills. These handsome residences, by their
picturesque situation and architecture, add greatly to the
appearance of the place. The streams flowing by separate
the outskirts from the main part of the town, and are crossed
by neat iron bridges erected by the counties of Clermont and
Hamilton. The Little Miami and Marietta and Cincinnati
Railroads have commodious depots conveniently located in
the center of town and managed by accommodating agents.
It contains three churches, several hotels, a Masonic hall,
and a large school building and town hall combined.
Loveland is renowned for its location, wealth and refine-
ment, and the sterling business habits of its citizens. In the
neighborhood much attention is given to the culture of fruit.
Population 725. Postmaster, John F. Harper; Assistant, 1. E.
Churches and Pastors. — M.E., Rev. Young; Presbyterian,
J. A. Tenny; Catholic, Father Kayser. Emery Lodge No. 258,
F. and A. M.; Mas., A. Lyons; Sec., J. M. Dyer. Meets
fourth Saturday in each month.
Town Officers. — Mayor, C.
P. Spaulding; Clerk, C. N. Mears; Treasurer, John Connar;
Street Commissioner, Ed Connar; Marshal, Thos. Lynch;
Councilmen — Edward Hurf, Win. Nash, C. Spaeth, James
Hewett, A. Smith, Dr. Carmichael. School Boards. — East
Loveland; Michael Keating, A. B. Brock, U. P. Turner.
West Loveland: Edward Hurf~ J. Hewett, J. R. Hindman.
Charles Ayres, B & 0
Albert Hill, Adams & Anier’n
R. R. Agents
Charles Ayres M & C
G. M. Keating L M
M. S. Williamson
H. S. Hatfield
W. W. Brock
Builder and Contractor
A. B. Brock
Baker and Confectioner
G. E. Millitzer
Books and Stationery
Mrs. A. Lotz
Boots and Shoes
J. W. Cross
Hindman & Rowan
Coal and Lumber Yard
A. B. Brock
J. N. Smith
Mrs. A. Lotz
Mrs. J Lugdon
Mrs. I. Ramsey
A. B. Anshultz
Win Scott & Co.
J. J. Shuesler
Flour and Grist Mill
Eveland & Dyer
W. T. Banks
W. W. Brock & Sons
Hindman & Rowan
C. P. Spaulding
N. P. Turner
House and Sign Painters
A. B. Brock
American House — B.F. Rowe
National Hotel — T. B. Rich
Justice of the Peace
Mason and Plasterers
J. C. Miller
L. W. Bishop
W. A. Cannichael
J. W. Criley
Real Estate Agents
J. W. Convin
G. W. Ramsey
Saddles and Harness
Stoves and Tinware
I. B. Simpson
Wines and Liquors
N. C. McCarthy
J. W. Stewart
Win M. Ball, conductor
John Black, Blacksmith 1 mile south of Loveland
T. B. Rich, conductor
W. R. Runyan, clerk
Early Clermont Co. Births 1856-1857
First Presbyterian Churches of Monroe
At Nicholsville & Bantam
Baptisms of Children
Anderson Township Births 1906-1907
Old Bethel Church Baptisms
Old Bethel Church Baptisms 1894-1908
Early Births 1856
Early Marriages 1800 - 1808
Marriage Book 13 1874-1876
Goshen M. E. Church
Funerals Conducted by Rev. Hezekiah Hill 1862-1908
The Old Village Graveyard
Deaths of Residents Over 75 in 1875
Infirmary Discharges That Mention a Burial Place
Death Dates from I.O.O.F. Lodge #313
Early Clermont Deaths from The Ohio Sun
Obituaries From the Clermont Sun 1890-1891
Early Deaths from Clermont Sun 1855
More Deaths 1857-1859
Stirling & Moore Funeral Records 1888
1880 Mortality Census
Goshen 1875 Quadrennial Census
Quadrennial Census, Batavia, 1847
Quadrennial Census, Batavia, 1855
Incidents in The Early History of Clermont County
Stonelick Historical Notes
Vacation of a Road in
Brown and Clermont County Families Mentioned
in the 1880 Clinton County History
Day Book For Clarke & Frambes Mills 1838
Early Naturalizations from Common Pleas Minutes
Citizenship Papers 1844-1900
Names of New Found Naturalization Applicants
Veterans in Various Cemeterys
Revolutionary War Soldiers
Clermont Courier Ads November 18, 1863
Mexican War Veterans
Revolutionary War Veterans
Post Marks of Clermont County
Clermont Postmasters 1800 - 1930
Early Unclaimed Letters
More Unclaimed Letters Unclaimed Letters 1855
Bible Records of James McKinnie 1830
Bible Records Index Volume Two
Bible Records Index Volume Three
Old Bethel Church and Cemetery
History of Old Bethel Church 1868
Calvary Church and Cemetery Washington Twp
Edenton Church 1861
Perin Mills in 1863
Goshen- Land Of Milk and Honey
First Settlers of Jackson Township
Legal Voters of Goshen Township 1855
Poll Book Goshen Township 1853
1840 Account Book, Laurel Ohio
Edenton School # 4 Pupils
More Pensions 1890
Indentures 1825 - 1831
Index To General Store Account Book 1816-1819
Vital Statistics From An Old Record Book
Items from Clermont Courier 1836
Clermont Pensioners 1883
Ohio Pioneers That Moved to Texas
Persons on the Petit Jury 1880
Jails and Sheriffs
Items From Early Clermont Courier 1852
Meeting of Patriarchs 1882
Surrender Records From Childrens Home
Articles From The Clermont Sun 1889
Sale of Delinquent Lands