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Clark County Road Book, 1793-1876 By Harry G. Enoch, Larry G. Meadows
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Creating and maintaining roads has long been the duty of Kentucky county courts. Actions by the court establishing new roads and modifying existing roads are referred to as “road... More > orders.” Careful study of a county’s roads offers insight into the social and economic development of the county. The collection of road orders recorded in Clark County Order Books describes the expansion of the road network throughout the county—where roads were located, when they were opened and when they were changed. In addition, road orders are a rich source of individual names and early place names—villages, watercourses, churches, schools, mills, etc. The “Road Book,” located in the county clerk’s office at the courthouse in Winchester, is an index to all the road orders in Clark County Order Books. It gives a description of the road, the date of the first order, and the order book and page numbers where the road orders can be found.< Less
Early Land Ownership in Clarke County Alabama By Eric Watson
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Early Land Owners of Clarke County, Alabama is a must have book for family historians searching for property records of relatives in Clarke County. Included in the book is a listing of Land Patents... More > granted in Clarke County with enough information to order the Land Entry file from the National Archives. The listing includes over 1100 surnames and over 7500 individual land patents. Plat maps of all townships with land in Clarke County are included in the book to help pinpoint the exact location of the property.< Less
Early Land Ownership in Clarke County Alabama By Eric Watson
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Early Land Owners of Clarke County, Alabama is a must have book for family historians searching for property records of relatives in Clarke County. Included in the book is a listing of Land Patents... More > granted in Clarke County with enough information to order the Land Entry file from the National Archives. The listing includes over 1100 surnames and over 7500 individual land patents. Plat maps of all townships with land in Clarke County are included in the book to help pinpoint the exact location of the property.< Less
ogle county history By Kevin Groenhagen
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Published in 1899 by the S. J. Clarke Publishing Company of Chicago. Book contains biographical information concerning dozens of Ogle County's early residents. Book consists of scanned images of... More > original pages.< Less
ogle county history By Kevin Groenhagen
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Published in 1899 by the S. J. Clarke Publishing Company of Chicago. Book contains biographical information concerning dozens of Ogle County's early residents. Book consists of scanned images of... More > original pages.< Less
John Martin of Lower Howard's Creek, Clark County, Kentucky By Harry G. Enoch
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John Martin was a pioneer of Clark County, Kentucky, where he lived on Lower Howard’s Creek. John had been a blacksmith in Goochland County, Virginia, where he married Rachel Pace. He owned a... More > small farm there before moving to Ballenger Creek in what is now Fluvanna County. John and Rachel were the parents of thirteen children. In the late 1780s, the parents and children moved to Kentucky. John settled on a hillside farm in an area then known as the Bush Settlement. John now has descendants too numerous to count, some still in Clark County, the others spread all over. Our John Martin has been confused with a number of other men of the same name, and their deeds have been conflated to create a mythical man. One goal of this work is to provide a fully documented history of the life of John Martin of Lower Howard’s Creek. Illustrated, indexed.< Less
Salt Spring Trace and Other Pioneer Era Roads on Lower Howard’s Creek, Clark County, Kentucky By Harry G. Enoch
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One of the earliest roads in Kentucky led from Fort Boonesborough to a prime hunting location known as the Lower Blue Licks, or the Lower Salt Spring. Salt licks attracted buffalo in large numbers... More > and were favored spots for hunters. Licks also provided a valuable source of salt that was critical for preserving meat. In 1775, Kentucky’s settlement year, the hunters at Boonesborough discovered the Lower Blue Licks by following a series of connected buffalo traces. The path crossed the river near Boonesborough and went up Lower Howard’s Creek in present-day Clark County. There it traverses the Lower Howard’s Creek Nature & Heritage Preserve. This report describes the history and geography of the Salt Spring Trace, as well as other early roads in the Preserve.< Less
Election History for KENTUCKY By clark bensen
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A Convenient Summary of General Election Results by County for recent decades. Vote Summary Reports for dozens of Elections for Federal and State Officers. Vote History Reports for 99 of the 120... More > counties* in the Bluegrass State. (*other counties available online.)< Less
Election History for NORTH CAROLINA By clark bensen
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A Convenient Summary of General Election Results by County for recent decades. Vote Summary Reports for dozens of Elections for Federal and State Officers. Vote History Reports for all 100 counties... More > in the Tar Heel State. VOTE HISTORY MINI-REPORTS, FOR COUNTIES, MEDIA MARKETS & REGIONS< Less
Election History for GEORGIA By clark bensen
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A Convenient Summary of General Election Results by County for recent decades. Vote Summary Reports for dozens of Elections for Federal and State Officers. Vote History Reports for 88 of the 159... More > counties* in the Peach State. (*reports for 71 counties with population less than 17,500 are available online)< Less