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History of Lewis County, Kentucky

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History of Lewis County, Kentucky

  • by Rev. O. G Ragan
  • published by Press of Jennings and Graham, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1912

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Table of Contents

Chapter I - Early Settlements: Salt Lick, Kinniconnick, Quick's Run, Cabin Creek, Sycamore, Poplar Flat, Concord, Tollesboro, Vanceburg, Clarksburg, Quincy, Valley, Petersville, Garrison, and Burtonville
Chapter II - County Organization: Act Relating To — First County Seat — First Court — Removal of County Seat to Clarksburg — Rival Towns — Removal to Vanceburg — Conveniences And Inconveniences Arising Therefrom — Change of County Offices — The Infirmary — Growth of Vanceburg — Wise Heads Who Bought Property at the Right Time — Present Condition of the City — Its Hopes for The Future
Chapter III - Legislative Acts In Favor of the County
Chapter IV - Succession of Officers — List of Representatives — Politics — Issues in the Various Campaigns — Delegates to the Constitutional Conventions
Chapter V - Common School System — Commissioner — Superintendents — Boards of Education — Teachers — Growth of the School System in the County — Districts and Schoolhouses
Chapter VI - War Periods: Indians — Soldiers of 1812 and 1861 — Companies Organized — Officers — Number of Enlisted Men — Those Killed in Action — G. A. R. Posts — Monuments
Chapter VII - Public Road System: Macadamized Roads — Originators of in the County — The First Built — Number Now in the County, and Location — Cost of Construction — County Subscription — Present Road System
Chapter VIII - Biography of Important Men: The Bar — The Pulpit — The Forum — Teacher — The Doctor
Chapter X - Wealth of The County-Population: Census Of 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910— Area— Occupations: Agriculture, Horticulture, Mining, Manufacturing — Soil — Climate — Society — Churches — Sunday Schools — Secret Societies — Water Transportations — Railroads — Political Parties — Newspapers — Public Debt — Capitation and Property Taxes- Division OF County Fund — Magisterial Districts And Voting Places — Map
Chapter X - Anecdotes and Traditions — Closing Remarks


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