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Water Supply Sources in Southeastern Ohio By Ralph Cokonougher
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All living things die without a safe and clean water supply. This little book shows where and how the people of Southeastern Ohio get their necessary water. Topics include springs, wells, cisterns,... More > streams, and ponds, digging a well by hand, driving, boring, and drilling a well, and water drawing methods such as dipping with a rope and pail, the windlass, and pumps. The various types of water pumps and how they work are also discussed. A case study of how the inhabitants of the little village of Mineral, Ohio obtain their water supplies rounds out this interesting study.< Less
Gravestone Inscriptions in Ross Co OH I & II By Ralph Cokonougher
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This unique genealogical reference book contains over 726 gravestone inscriptions from eight cemeteries in Ross County, Ohio. Listed are the Wright, Nixon, Mt. Pleasant, Old Stone, Nuckols, Hixon,... More > Hickle, and Moore Cemeteries. Their inscriptions give to us not only the names and dates of death of the deceased, but also, in many cases, a birthdate, age, eulogy, home-written poetry, or a favorite Bible quotation. Each stone is a story in itself, often reflecting, in a prose inscription, the love, hope, faith, and life of the deceased and their loved ones. Locations are given to help you find each cemetery, so that you may examine these historical and heartfelt inscriptions for yourself. If you are interested in cemeteries and the stories, messages, and records that they contain, or, if you have an ancestor from Ohio and are looking for the grave of that long-searched-for, elusive ancestor, then this reference book may just be for you. 182 pages. Large print. Paperback.< Less
Gravestone Inscriptions in Ross Co OH I & II By Ralph Cokonougher
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This unique genealogical reference book contains over 726 gravestone inscriptions from eight cemeteries in Ross County, Ohio. Listed are the Wright, Nixon, Mt. Pleasant, Old Stone, Nuckols, Hixon,... More > Hickle, and Moore Cemeteries. Their inscriptions give to us not only the names and dates of death of the deceased, but also, in many cases, a birthdate, age, eulogy, home-written poetry, or a favorite Bible quotation. Each stone is a story in itself, often reflecting, in a prose inscription, the love, hope, faith, and life of the deceased and their loved ones. Locations are given to help you find each cemetery, so that you may examine these historical and heartfelt inscriptions for yourself. If you are interested in cemeteries and the stories, messages, and records that they contain, or, if you have an ancestor from Ohio and are looking for the grave of that long-searched-for, elusive ancestor, then this reference book may just be for you. 182 pages. Large print. Hardback.< Less
Gravestone Inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio - Vol. III By Ralph Cokonougher
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This book is the third in a continuing series of books about gravestone inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio. This particular volume records all of the inscriptions in the South Salem Cemetery, at... More > South Salem, Ohio, as of December 2008. It documents over 1500 gravestones and references approximately 2500 people. The inscriptions often give us the names, birth dates, death dates, and ages of the deceased, as well as an occasional prose comment. The reader can expect to find such names as Beechler, Brown, Cokonougher, Cox, Everhart, Hester, Hixson, Kerr, Moomaw, Parrett, Pricer, Smith, Storts, Wilson, and many, many others. A Surname Index is included to help the reader find the particular person that he or she may be searching for. Whether connected to the Ross County area and someone in this cemetery, or researching a particular person, or just plain fascinated with cemeteries and the information that they contain, the reader will find this volume to be most helpful and interesting. 314 pp. Paperback.< Less
Gravestone Inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio - Vol. IV By Ralph Cokonougher
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Fourth in a continuing series about gravestone inscriptions in Ross County, Ohio, this book records the inscriptions in Fells Cemetery in Twin township, Platter Cemetery in Paxton township, Satchel... More > Cemetery in Buckskin township, and the Old Baptist and Sharron Cemeteries in Concord township. These inscriptions date as far back as 1808 and cover burials from all levels of society, including farmers, housewives, doctors, ministers, and lawyers. There are also inscriptions for several historical figures like those of Indian fighter and trailblazer John McDonald, Civil War casualty Pvt. Isaac Hannawalt, and former slave and ordained minister Samuel Weir. By reading the inscriptions in this book, one can see how unique and interesting each and every individual in this part of the country truly was. Historians, genealogists, and people with roots in Ross County will find this and previous volumes to be most valuable and interesting. Paperback. 156 pp.< Less
Water Supply Sources in Southeastern Ohio By Ralph Cokonougher
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All living things die without a safe and clean water supply. This little book shows where and how the people of Southeastern Ohio get their necessary water. Topics include springs, wells, cisterns,... More > streams, and ponds, digging a well by hand, driving, boring, and drilling a well, and water drawing methods such as dipping with a rope and pail, the windlass, and pumps. The various types of water pumps and how they work are also discussed. A case study of how the inhabitants of the little village of Mineral, Ohio obtain their water supplies rounds out this interesting study.< Less
Vernacular Stone Structures in Southwestern Ross County, Ohio By Ralph Cokonougher
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The earliest pioneers in Ohio had mostly only two choices of building materials for their new homes and outbuildings . . . wood and stone. Using a specific area in Ross County, this book explores... More > and documents the buildings that were built from stone. Written while the author was still a student in college, it explains the different types of stone construction, lists every stone structure discovered, tells how they were built, and explores their significance to early pioneering Ohio. Photographs of each building type are included. The results are not only interesting and informative, but can also be extrapolated to Ohio as a whole. Available as a paperback, or as an e-book. B & W. 54 pages.< Less
Vernacular Stone Structures in Southwestern Ross County, Ohio By Ralph Cokonougher
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The earliest pioneers in Ohio had mostly only two choices of building materials for their new homes and outbuildings . . . wood and stone. Using a specific area in Ross County, this book explores... More > and documents the buildings that were built from stone. Written while the author was still a student in college, it explains the different types of stone construction, lists every stone structure discovered, tells how they were built, and explores their significance to early pioneering Ohio. Photographs of each building type are included. The results are not only interesting and informative, but can also be extrapolated to Ohio as a whole. Available as a paperback, or as an e-book. B & W. 54 pages.< Less