"The Centinel of the North-Western Territory"
From Nov. 9 1793 to June 4, 1796
From microfilm Roll 18677,

Typed as published and submitted
By Richard Moore

These following names appeared in the newspaper (published from 1793 to June 1796) in various capacities: as advertisers, as people who offered services; as people who are wanted (e.g., as deserters or for various legal reasons); or as people who disclaim any debts for various reasons.  This list is not 100 percent complete.  Please note that births, deaths, and marriages of local citizens were not reported.

Names appearing  Reason for appearance   Date (if recorded)
 

  • Wm. Tait, Casper Sheets, James Forguson, John Galbraith, William Kelly, Mathew Winton,  Thos. Gibson, Robt McCrea:  Ads for services  late 1793-early 1794
  • A. Hun & Co.   Dry goods
  • Obediah Scott  winter pasture for horses
  • W. Maxwell  sells subscriptions for newspaper
  • Wm Tait   house for sale
  • Uriah Springer, Capt wants deserters: Wm Gibson, Wm Newman 1/10/1794
  • Edw. Butler, Capt wants deserters:   11/21/1793
  •     Wm Tucker b England
  •     Wm Adair b NJ
  •     John Stewart b Chester, PA
  •     John Enosworth b Wash. co, MD
  •     Daniel Hitt b Northumberland, PA
  •     Andrew Ware Irish
  •     Patrick O'Hara Irish
  •     John Johnson
  • Wm McMillan  Judge of the Common Pleas  1/25/1794
  • A. Hunt   wants apprentice in tanning/currying
  • P. L. Willcox, Cinci strayed: large black cow  2/1/1794
  • Calvin Morrel  fruit trees for sale   2/1/1794
  • Joseph Prince  Buys furs & sells fur hats
  • G. Turner  wants Four or Five Buffalo Calves of each sex
  • Samuel Thompson  strayed or stolen, a gray mare  2/28/1794
  • Samuel Creigh  partner in Alexander & Creigh, Grocers
  • William Bryant  notice of runaway slave
  • John Dunlop  blacksmith apprentice wanted at Colerain
  • Peter Welsh  apprentice wanted for Hair Dresser and Perfumer
  • Seth Cutter, Innkeeper strayed Horse    May 3, 1794
  • R. McClure  bitters for sale
  • William Wilson  Dry Goods & Groceries
  • G. Wallace  Adminr. for Henry Reed estate
  • Abigail Brown  Adminx. for Carlisle Brown Estate, Northbend, 4/11/1794
  • Anthony Smyth  Exec of estate of Major Ballard Smith 4/21/1794
  • Capt. Zebn.Pike  Deserter Wanted: Frances Waldron
  • Peter Davis  Will not pay wife's debts as she ran off with another man
  • John Meeker  found horse
  • Thomas McCardell notice to newspaper subscribers to pay up
  • John Miller  Runs butcher shop in Cincinnati  5/5/1795
  • John Whistler, Lt Deserter wanted: Wm. Pilsworth, Reward 6/20/1794
  • John Pierce, Capt,  Deserters wanted:
  •    Wm. Muckelwaine, 27; 6/30/1794
  •    Ft Washington     James Brooks, abt 25
  • Carrel Bar  Horse found near Ft. Hamilton  7/27/1794
  • Samuel Tomson  Horse strayed or stolen   10/4/1794
  • Daniel Symmes, Sheriff Jailbreak by Wm Murley, Wm Courtney 9/30/1794
  • Haden Edward  Horse stolen    9/24/1794
  • John Fenneyhon & Co  Boots and Shoemaking
  • Anthony Wayne  letters published on military matters
  • Go: Washington, pres. proclamation about PA rebellion
  • A. M. Dunn  postmaster at Cincinnati   4/2/1795
  • Reuben Reynolds  Deputy Sheriff, Hamilton Co  11/5/1795
  • Stuart Richey  Opening a school on Wed 10 Dec 1795
  • John Prince, auctioneer Public auction
  • Thomas Olliver  cow strayed
  • John Temple  wife eloped with another man
  • P. F. Goudy  dwelling for sale
  • Israel Ludlow  Notice to same by David Reeder,  11/28/1795
  •     Jedediah Tingle
  • Pullyman Merry  1500 acres for sale
  • Charles Avery  Probate court meets at his house 12/15/1795
  • Seth Cutter  Admr. of Joseph/Jana Cutter estate 12/5/1795
  • Griffin Yeatman  opened a house of entertainment  10/29/1975
  • Hugh McClure  Dry goods    11/26/1795
  • Francis Hudson  House for sale    12/17/1795
  • Thomas Gibson  Dry goods
  • Samuel Mooney  Wife eloped with another man
  • Ephm. Brown  found stray bay mare   1/1/1796
  • James Glenn  selling improved lot in Cincinnati
  • John Dunlop  Surveyor
  • Henry Noble  Liquors for sale   1/15/1796
  • John Clarke  Dry Goods    1/31/1796
  • D. C. Orcutt       1/28/1796
  • Uriah Gates       1/29/1796
  • Samuel Cresswell & Hanna Current (note not honored)
  • Daniel Bryan  Selling medicines   2/11/1796
  • Joseph Lummus  found a stray mare   1/26/1796
  • Elizabeth Morrow Admnx of estate of James Morrow, decsd 2/19/1796
  • William Boner  Wife Catherine eloped with another man (Licking Co)
  • Robert Benham  selling lots
  • W. Maxwell  Postmaster, Cincinnati   4/1/1796
  • Isaac Bates  found a cow    3/22/1796
  • John Holland  selling a horse    4/17/1796
  • David Kelly  found a stray horse   4/14/1796
  • John Campbell  found a stray horse   3/12/1796
  • Nathaniel Stokes found a stray cow   4/6/1796
  • Robert Mitchel  Ropemaker    3/25/1796
  • Abraham Garrison found 2 stray cows, at Big Hill  4/26/1796
  • Archibald McCabe found a stray mare   6/4/1796
  • John Smith  County Commissioner   6/4/1796
  • James Demint and Elizabeth (his wife) now live separate
  • James Taylor, Newport 1000 acres military land for sale 4/12/1796
  • John Dearmond, Miami twp  Strayed/lost cow   4/28/1796

  • Here are some additional names which appear in "The Centinel of the North-Western Territory" published in Cincinnati from 1793 to June 1796.  I had not transcribed them in my earlier message (Part II) and went back to add them.

    The names appeared in the newspaper in various capacities: as advertisers; as people who offered services; as people who are wanted (e.g., as deserters or for various legal reasons); or as people who disclaim any debts for various reasons.  This list is not 100 percent complete.  As before, please remember that births, deaths, and marriages of local citizens were not reported by the newspaper.

    Names appearing  Reason for appearance  Place/date of ad
     
    • A. Adgate & Co.  Mfrs of cotton & wool cards Pittsburgh 11/1/1793
    • Job Gard  Lost parchment book, reward Cincinnati 11/8/1793
    • J. Pennington Smith Lost a packet of letters, rwd Cincinnati 11/18/1793
    • John Ludlow  Horse stolen, reward  ""  11/18/1793
    • Levi Woodward  Found deerskin saddle bags ""  11/20/1793
    • John Grier  Notice of mtg of tavernkeepers ""  11/29/1793
    • Thomas Gibson  Rec'd shipment dry goods, spirits "" 11/29/1793
    • A. Hunt & Co.  Wanted: corn-fed pork  ""  12/4/1793
    • Levi Munsell  Public sale of 10 gal spirits ""  12/6/1793
    • W. Kelly  Lot for sale   ""  12/6/1793
    • Hon. Jonathan Dayton Supt. of Miami Military Lands ""  11/20/1793
    •   & John S. Gano Surveyor/Register of Miami Military Lands   11/20/1793
    • John Dealy  Wants journeymen coopers ""  12/8/1793
    • C. Avery  Requesting subscribers pay up ""  12/21/1793
    • William Kelly  " " " " ""  1/2/1794
    • Robert Wilson  Estate administration  ""  1/3/1794
    • I. B. Miller  Reward for horses stolen ""  2/8/1794
    • William Wilson  Dry goods & Groceries  ""  2/22/1794
    • Daniel Duffy  Runs a store owned by Mr Acheson "" 2/22/1794
    • Samuel Black  Requests subscribers pay up ""  2/22/1794
    • Thomas Goudy  Atty-at-law    ""  2/22/1794
    • Richard & Phebe Hall Admnrs/Estate/John Fletcher, dcsd  Columbia 2/21/1794
    • G. Wallace, Esq. Admnr Estate of Henry Reed, dcsd   Cincinnati 3/1/1794
    • John Meeker  Wife Elizabeth left him  Columbia 3/3/1794
    • William Wilson  Arrived w/dry goods & groc Cincinnati 2/22/1794
    • James Silver  Storekeeper for Wm Wilson ""  ""
    • "WANTED--a Black-Smith at Colerain, for which good encouragement will be given by applying to John Dunlop, Colerain, March 21, 1794"
    • Isaac Kelsey, abt 30, & Amous Lewis, 27, bn Rhode Island
    •    Deserters; $30 reward by Lt. Gains,  Greenville 3/16/1794
    • James Morrison  ---    -----  ----
    • Levi Woodward, Darius C. Orcutt, James Lyons (all of Cincinnati) 5/17/1794; William Brown, Ignatius Ross, John Reily (all of Columbia); The above six formed a Committee to supervise payment for Indian scalps; payment ranged from $95 to $130/scalp
    • G. Turner  Two paintings lost/stolen Cincinnati 5/8/1794
    • R. McClure  $3 Reward for runaway horse Cincinnati 6/28/1794
    • Geo. G. Taylor  Runaway slave; $10 reward ""  4/30/1794
    • Robert Mitchel & John M'Leod Ropemakers  ""  5/24/1794
    • Rice Bullock  Collecting accts for Wm. Tait   7/11/1794
    • Thomas Thursbey  Ret'd army, tailoring business North Bend
    • Edward Hart, 25  Accused as thief    7/23/1794
    • Jacob Steward  Complainant against Edward Hart   7/23/1794
    • John Houston  $20 reward for lost pocketbook   7/19/1794
    • William Jones  Opened store for dry goods/groc   8/7/1794
    • Samuel Seward  Apprehended a thief  White's Station 8/13/1794
    • William Reed  Wife Mary left him    9/4/1794
    • James Kavenagh  Horseshoeing, blacksmith Cincinnati 9/4/1794
    • John Dailey  Journeyman cooper wanted   --  9/13/1794
    • John Dunlap  Legal notice   Colerain 9/20/1794
    • John Finneyhon & co Boot & Shoe business  Cincinnati 10/4/1794
    • Robert Kean  gave note to Benjamin Brown ""  10/25/1794
    • Nancy Willcox  Admnx for P. L. Willcox  ""  10/4/1794
    • Luke Foster & Jms Seward, jun.  Found iron ingots Pleasant Valley 11/7/1794
    • John Robertson  Lost a golden breastpin  Cincinnati 12/3/1794
    • Oliver Ormsby  Dry goods for sale  ""  12/15/1794
    • John Wallere  Sells milled lumber Fallsmouth, Licking 12/15/1794
    • John S. Gano & Wm Stanley  Dry goods/medicines  Columbia 11/17/1794
    • Mathias Pierson  Mare strayed or stolen Ludlow's Station 12/30/1794
    • B. Vanhook  House & lot 45 for sale  Cincinnati 1/8/1795
    • James Kamper  Working steer strayed  Walnut Hill 12/29/1794
    • Timothy Scannell Cooper    Cincinnati 1/24/1795
    • John Cleves Symmes Notice to Settlers in Miami Pchse North Bend 1/3/1795
    • Elijah Craig, Jun Boat transportation  Mouth of KY 1/15/1795
    • Josiah Mott  Admnr estate of Henry Moore Cincinnati 2/5/1795
    • Barnabus Oldwine, 32 Deserter    Ft Washington 2/21/1795
    • Nackey Devaul  Admnr estate of Richard Devaul Cincinnati 3/23/1795
    • John Machir  Partnership w/Eynon dissolved ---  3/23/1795
    • Anderson Doniphan articles stolen 3/10, Washington, Mason co KY 3/26/1795
    • Hugh O'Hara, Samuel Eidee, John Dillon  Escaped from Hamilton Prison 3/9/1795
    • E. Sproat  Inspector/Tax collector on Spirits -- ---
    • Isaac Williams, Patrick O'Hara, Robert Frakes 18, William Stewart, Ned; Escaped from Hamilton Prison    3/2/1795
    • Rheuben Whetstone Suspected wife murderer    3/25/1795
    • Zekiel Fuller  Wife Elizabeth left him  Cincinnati 4/27/1795
    • Jacob Lowe  Starting Ohio River ferry service  4/10/1795
    • Charles Vitian  Legal notice   --  5/7/1795
    • Thomas McIntire  Two horses strayed  Columbia 5/6/1795
    • Anthony Furny  Wife Elizabeth left him  ---  5/5/1795
    • Oliver Ormsby & John Bustard Dry Goods & Groceries Cincinnati 5/7/1795
    • Patrick Melony, 31 Deserter   Greenville 4/17/1795
    • Jos. Rodgers  Notice of runaway slave   -- 5/19/1795
    • A. M. Dunn  Postmaster, Cincinnati  Cincinnati 4/2/1795
    • Benj. Van Hook  Constable   ""  5/4/1795
    • Aaron Caldwell  Hamilton County Commissioner ""  4/23/1795
    • Charle (sic) Jaudin Wife Elizabeth left him  ---  6/5/1795
    • Philomon Thomas  notice of runaway slave  Mason Co, KY 6/12/1795
    • William Digbey  Wife Catharine left him  ---  6/25/1795
    • William Jennings Jewelry store robbed Washington, Mason co KY 5/23/1795
    • John Finnehon (sic) Legal notice   Cincinnati 6/29/1795
    • John Van Kamp, Daniel Sullivan, Joseph Kelley, James Dorsey; Escaped from Hamilton Prison   6/28/1795
    • Samuel Orsburn  Wife Margaret left him    7/3/1795
    • Peter Owns  Mare strayed   North Bend 6/9/1795
    • Ferdinand Brookaw House & lot for sale  Cincinnati 6/9/1795
    • Thomas John  Found stray cow & calf    7/9/1795
    • Jeremiah Clark  Legal notice   Cincinnati 7/9/1795
    • John Whitstone  Legal notice     7/1/1795
    • Zachariah Dowty  Opened butcher shop  Cincinnati 7/15/1795
    • Henry Pickle  Notice of toll road fees   7/15/1795
    • David Telford  Notice of runaway slave  Georgetown, KY 7/24/1795
    • R. Hall   Runaway slave apprehended Little Miamis 7/25/1795
    • Archibald M'Donald Wife Rhoda, 39, & infant son ran away  8/4/1795
    • John Hambleton  Notice of runaway slave    8/17/1795
    • Thomas Williams  Parchment making business Cincinnati 8/20/1795
    • John Hunter  Opened tavern in Georgetown   8/10/1795
    • Michael Lacassagne Seeks settlers on his land Louisville, KY 9/4/1795
    • John Hole  Lots for sale   Cincinnati 9/2/1795
    • Thomas Doyle  Lots for sale   ""  9/3/1795
    • William Harris  Lots for sale   ""  9/9/1795
    • I. Darnielle  Away on business  ""  8/28/1795
    • James Brady  Horse strayed   ""  8/11/1795
    • John Ramsberg  Mare stolen   Frederick-town 9/19/1795
    • Israel Ludlow  Legal notice   Cincinnati 9/22/1795
    • Timothy Hailey, 30 Escaped from Jail  ""  9/16/1795
    • Ezekial Sayre  Notice of public sale  ""  10/15/1795
    • George Kyler & son Potters    ""  9/1/1795
    The Centinel ceased publication in June 1796.

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