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History of Clarion County, AJ Davis

History of Clarion County

AJ Davis; Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co. 1887

Table of Contents


Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the chapters – the book has been fully transcribed.

  • Preface
  • Chapter I – Pennsylvania Prom First Settlement to the Revolution
  • Chapter II – From the Revolution to the Present Time
  • Chapter III – Topography of Clarion County
  • Chapter IV – Geology and Mineralogy
  • Chapter V – From the Earliest Period to the Purchase Of 1784
  • Chapter VI – From the Purchase of 1784 to the Settlement of the County
  • Chapter VII – From the Settlement of the County to the War Of 1812
  • Chapter VIII – The War of 1812
  • Chapter IX – From the War of 1812 to the Erection of the County
  • Chapter X – From the Erection of the County to the Iron Era – 1839 – 1845
  • Chapter XI – The Furnaces
  • Chapter XII – From the Iron Era to the Civil War, 1845 – 1861
  • Chapter XIII – The Soldiers of Clarion County in the Rebellion
  • Chapter XIV – Company H, Thirty – Seventh Regiment – Eighth Reserve
  • Chapter XV – Company E, Thirty – Ninth Regiment – Tenth Reserve
  • Chapter XVI – Companies of the Fifty – Seventh Regiment – Militia of 1863
  • Chapter XVII – Company C, Sixty – Second Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XVIII – Company E, Sixty – Second Regiment
  • Chapter XIX – Company F, Sixty – Third Regiment
  • Chapter XX – Company F, Sixty – Seventh Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXI – Company C, Seventy – Eighth Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXII – Company E, Seventy – Eighth Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXIII – Company A, One Hundred And Third Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXIV – Company B, One Hundred And Third Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXV – Company F, One Hundred And Third Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXVI – Company H, One Hundred And Third Regiment P.V.
  • Chapter XXVII – Company C, One Hundred And Fifth Regiment P.V.
  • Chapter XXVIII – Company L, One Hundred And Eighth Regiment, P.V. – Eleventh Cavalry
  • Chapter XXIX – Company K, One Hundred And Forty – Eighth Regiment, P.V.
  • Chapter XXX – Company H, One Hundred And Forty – Ninth Regiment P.V.
  • Chapter XXXI – Company G, One Hundred And Fifty – Fifth Regiment P.V.
  • Chapter XXXII – Company H, One Hundred And Fifty – Fifth Regiment P.V.
  • Chapter XXXIII – Company K, One Hundred And Fifty – Ninth Regiment P.V. – Fourteenth Cavalry
  • Chapter XXXIV – Company B, One Hundred And Sixty – Ninth Regiment
  • Chapter XXXV – Miscellaneous Enlistments
  • Chapter XXXVI – From the Civil War to the Oil Era – 1865 – 1877
  • Chapter XXXVII – The Development of Petroleum
  • Chapter XXXVIII – The Lumber and Coal Industries
  • Chapter XXXIX – From the Oil Era to the Present Time, 1877 – 1887
  • Chapter XL – The Bench And Bar
  • Chapter XLI – Schools
  • Chapter XLII – Churches
  • Chapter XLIII – History of Ashland Township
  • Chapter XLIV – History of Beaver Township
  • Chapter XLV – History of Brady Township
  • Chapter XLVI – History of East Brady Borough
  • Chapter XLVII – History of Callensburg Borough
  • Chapter XLVIII – History of Clarion Township
  • Chapter XLIX – History of Clarion Borough
  • Chapter L – History of Curllsville Borough
  • Chapter LI – History of Edenburg Borough
  • Chapter LII – History of Elk Township
  • Chapter LIII – History of Farmington Township
  • Chapter LIV – History of Highland Township
  • Chapter LV – Knox Township
  • Chapter LVI – Licking Township
  • Chapter LVII – Limestone Township
  • Chapter LVIII – Madison Township
  • Chapter LIX – Mill Creek Township
  • Chapter LX – Monroe Township
  • Chapter LXI – New Bethlehem Borough
  • Chapter LXII – Paint Township
  • Chapter LXIII – Perry Township
  • Chapter LXIV – Piney Township
  • Chapter LXV – Porter Township
  • Chapter LXVI – Redbank Township
  • Chapter LXVII – Richland Township
  • Chapter LXVIII – Rimersburg Borough
  • Chapter LXIX – St. Petersburg Borough
  • Chapter LXX – History of Salem Township
  • Chapter LXXI – History of Sligo Borough
  • Chapter LXXII – History of Strattanville Borough
  • Chapter LXXIII – History of Toby Township
  • Chapter LXXIV – History of Washington Township
  • Chapter LXXV – Biographical Sketches
  • Brief Personals
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History of Clarion County

History of Clarion County AJ Davis; Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason & Co. 1887 Table of Contents   Preface Chapter I – Pennsylvania Prom First Settlement to the Revolution Chapter II…

History of Clarion County – Brief Personals

BRIEF PERSONALS ALEXANDER, GEORGE, Licking p.o., Washington, was born in York county, and was one of the children of William and Nancy Ann Alexander. The family came to the township…

Chapter 75 – Biographical Sketches

CHAPTER LXXV. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES CAMPBELL, HON. JAMES.* In the year 1774 Robert Campbell, a Scotch-Irishman, together with his wife and family, emigrated from the State of Delaware and settled in…

Chapter 74 – History of Washington Township

CHAPTER LXXIV HISTORY OF WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP This township is situated in the northwest corner of Clarion county. It was formed in the year 1843 from ten warrants of Pine Grove,…

Chapter 73 – History of Toby Township

CHAPTER LXXIII HISTORY OF TOBY TOWNSHIP TOBY township was one of the first townships in what is now Clarion county. It is extended from the present line of Porter and…

Chapter 72 – History of Starttanville Borough

CHAPTER LXXII HISTORY OF STRATTANVILLE BOROUGH This borough, a handsomely located village, is situated wholly within the limits of Clarion township, on the “Turnpike,” about three miles east of Clarion…

Chapter 71 – History of Sligo Borough

CHAPTER LXXI HISTORY OF SLIGO BOROUGH The territory embraced within the present limits of Sligo borough was settled at an early date, but by whom is not definitely known to…

Chapter 70 – History of Salem Township

CHAPTER LXX HISTORY OF SALEM TOWNSHIP Salem township was erected in 1856, from parts of Richland and Beaver townships. It is bounded on the north by Venango county and Ashland…

Chapter 69 – History of St Petersburg Borough

CHAPTER LXIX HISTORY OF ST. PETERSBURG BOROUGH The land now included within the limits of the borough of St. Petersburg, in Clarion county, Pennsylvania, was granted by the Commonwealth of…

Chapter 68 – History of Rimersburg Borough

CHAPTER LXVIII HISTORY OF RIMERSBURG BOROUGH LOCATION – The borough and post-village of Rimersburg is situated in the southwestern part of the county, partly in Madison township, and partly (the…