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" Thomas 828

" Valentine 828

Barr, C. A 873

'■ Family 592

" George H 594

" George W 693

" lames, Sr 592

•• James 598

" Lester J 594

" Matthew R 693

" Samuel 593

Bar Association, Erie 100

Bar, The Erie County 143

Bartholme, Fred 872

Barton, Dr. T. W 896

Base Ball Grounds, Erie 429

Batchelor, Harry 795

Battershill, Wm. A 746

Battles, Dr. R. W 807

Battles fought in Penn'a 19

Battle Flags of Penn'a 44

Bay and Harbor, Erie 419

Beaver, James A 56 >^ -67-255

Beach, Rev. Theodore C 835

Beatty, Hugh 848

•■ John 740>^-848

Beaver Dam 380

Beck, Charles 691



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Beckman, Christian 817

Henrv 817

Beebe, Dr. F. A 770

Beer, Ale and Malt Manufac-
ture, Erie 531

Beginnin? of the Iron Indus-
try.... ^ 119

Bell of the Oueen Charlotte.. . 137

Bell, Wm., JT- 704

Belle Valley 330

Bemis, Henry S 670

Benevolent Societies (Miscel-
laneous) 472

Bennett, Henry J 724

Bernritter, John 820

" John, Sr 820

Berst, Henry 704

" Hiram L 705

" Jacob 705

" John 152'/^-704

" Titus ■.. 705

Benson, Chas. P 808

" Eugene P 893

" Isaac 893

" James C 723

" Judge Wm 893

Beyer, Joseph 643

Benze, Rev. Adolph L. ..668K-699

" Rev. Gustave 599

Bible Society, Erie County... 143

Bicycle Works, Erie 497

Biebel, Daniel 810

" George 810

Bigler, William 40^- 66

"Big Oaks from Little Acorns

Grow" 495

Bingham, Benson 851

" Jonathan 851

Biographies of the Govern-
ors 65- 68

Biographical Sketches 543-896

Bird, Rankin and Davis, Fate

of 138

Bishops of the Erie Diocese

(Catholic) 140

Bishop Mullen (Catholic), Erie 457
" Spalding(Episcopal). . 444
" Vincent (Episcopal).. . 446

Bituminous Coal 20

Black, Jno. F 764

" Jno. R 764

" Matthew 764

Bladen, A. B 822

Blair, David P 795

" James 795

Blanchard, Wm. F 868

Blank Beck and Printing Es-
tablishments, Erie 497

Blauvelt, J. A 848

Blenner, Anthony 747

Edward C 753

Bliss, John H 2085^-559

John, an Officer in the

War of 1812 559

Bliss, Joseph, in the Conti-
nental Army 559

Bliss, George T 560



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



PAGE

Block Houses at Erie 107

Bloeser, Frank 755

Blum, Frank A 732

Board of Public Charities, Erie 436

Board of Trade, Erie 504

Bogenschutz, Nicholas T 837

Bolard, John A 891

Bolkey, Wm 811

Bolles, Stephen W 740

Bond, Jno. A 883

Boniski, Frank 704

"Boo" Bladen, Colored Pioneer 822

Books in Early Use 188

Booth, Rev. Geo. B 808

Borough and City Charters,

Corry .536

Boroughs of Erie County, when

Incorporated 74

Boroughs, Principal 20

Bort, L. D 845

Borthwick, Lieut.-Com. J. L. D. 575

Bostwick, Chas. F 693

DewittC 846

John 846

Boundaries of Erie County.. . . 71
Boundary Lines of Erie County 75

Bowers, Jonas 675

Bowman, Balser 890

" Joseph, Sr 781

Boyd, Harvey 896

" J. A 892

Boyer, Andrew 841

Braddock's Defeat 20-24-101

Brady, John C 598

Brainerd, Samuel 637

Samuel M 637

Brandes, Dr. Charles 584

Branchville 324

Brass Works, Erie 497

Bray, Rev. James M 643

Break up of the Democratic

Party in 1860 237

Brewer, E. W 859

Breweries in Erie 195

Breweries, First 117

Brewster, William 378)^-601

Brick Works, Erie 497

Brickyards, First 117

Bridges in Erie County 85

Brief History of the Erie Coun-
ty Regiments 209

Briggs, B. F 855

" CM 665

" Henry R 874

" John.' 855

Brindle, J. A 823

Samuel 823

British Army at Erie 94

Briody, Rev. Farrell 834

Brooks, Geo. W 881

Stephen B 882

Brown, Asel 719

Brown's Avenue Mission(Meth-

odist Church), Erie 448

Brown, B. B 635

Conrad J 694

" Daniel J 884



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Brown, David ' 662

" F.J 809

" George 734

Henry 828

Isaac B 773

" Joseph 828

" Joseph K 776

Richard T 652

Samuel 634

Scott 635

•• W. S 634

Brown's Hotel, Erie 519

Bruder, Andrew 811

Brundage, M. W 714

Bryce, Alexander 678

George 678

" Rev. George 678

" Ino., V. S 652^-678

" "Peter H 678

" Robt. H 678

Buchanan and Breckenridge.

Elected 234

" Buckshot War " 20-223

Buettner, Jno 687

Buffalo Road 120

Buhl, Geo 812

Building and Loan Associa-
tions, Erie 484

Building Inspector, Erie 406

of Perry's Fleet at

Erie 130

Building Permits, Issued 1889-

94 Erie 399

Buller, Wm .'.[['.'.".'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 896

Bumpus, I. F 725

Burchfield, Chas. S 639

Bureau of Charities, Erie 435

Burgesses of Erie 399

Burgoyne, Jno. J 658

Burke, Andrew 727

" James 724

Burning of Black Rock and

Buffalo 136

Burning of the Steamboat Erie 128

Burns, James H 756

Burton Family 580

" Allured, P 436^-580

" Frank C 580

" J. B 581

" J. E 581

" John 581

" Spencer 588

Busch, C. F 781

Buseck,Emil V 807

Bush, Chas. H 878

Business at the Port of Erie.. . 130
Business Blocks, Erie, when

erected 513

Business Centers, Erie, at Va-
rious Periods 605

Business and Residence

Streets, Erie 394

Butt, Alonzo W 844

" G.Will 850

" Wendell 844

Butterfield, Henry 660

Button Works, Erie 498



ALPHABBTWAL INDEX.



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PAGE

Cady, William 765

Caflisch, Albert 869

Jacob 869

John 869

Calls for More Men in the War

for the Union 205-206

Cameron, Opposition to in his

Part/ 251

Camp, Benj. F 867

" Irvin - 607

Campaign of 1814 at Erie 136

Canal Abandoned 180

" Commissioners First

Elected 226

Canal, Erie-Beaver 179

Canty, Jeremiah H 739

Capitals of the State 20

Captains of Police, Erie 414

Capture of Forts at Erie and

Waterford 93

Care of Paupers, Cost of 147

Carey, Isaac 718

" John H 749

Carnegie Docks, Erie 421

" Library (Pittsburg)

Builder of 613

Carnes, William 722

Carney, James 836^-751

Carriage and Wagon Works,

Erie 498

Carroll Family 880

" Ferdinand 880

" Fletchers 881

" George 880

" George W 880

" James 880

" John 880

Jonathan M 880

" O. W 880

" Samuel 881

" Thomas 880

Wesley 880

" William 880

Carse, John 700;4-667

Carter, Edward D 657

" John H 657

" John S 594

" Hill 381

Cascades m Erie County 80

Casey, James 314 - ^-605

James F 605

Very Rev. T. A.. 322 1^-605
Catholic Benevolent Legion . . 473
" Bishops, Erie Diocese

140^56

Catholic Church, Growth of . . . 140
Churches, Schools, etc 141
Ladies' Mutual Bene-
fit Association 473

Catholic Literary and other So-
cieties 473

Catholic Mutual Benefit Asso-
ciation 473

Catholic Parochial Schools, 188-493

Societies 472

Union, Knights of St.
John 473



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Cattle Driving and Selling 198

" Trade, The 198

Caughey Family, Early Settlers 571

Andrew 571

Andrew H 571

John 571

" John H 571

Miles W 671

Samuel H 571

" Samuel S 571

Cauley, Rev. P. M 653

Cavalry Companies Recruited. 202

Cedars, The 428

Cemeteries Established 144

Centennial Celebration, 1895,

Erie.. 525

Centennial Exhibition, 1876. . . 21
Central Market House, Erie.. .523

Park, Erie 425

" Presbyterian Church,

Erie 440

Central Presbyterian Mission

Schools, Erie , 440

Chaffee, Judge Weber 886

W. E 801

Chamberlin, Merrick B 878

Chambers, Ezekiel 801

James 801

Chambersburg, Burning of . . . 44
Change in the Actual Settle-
ment Law 110

Chapin, Dr. Samuel F 628

Character of Erie County Soil. 72
Charter Members, Board of

Trade 504

Chase, O. M 765

Chefferlee, Jacob 851

Cheney, Harrison C 692K-871

Cherry Hill 284

Chestnut Street Presbyterian

Church, Erie 441

Chidester, Dr. C. B 732 >^

Chiefs of Police, Erie 414

Cholera in Erie 198

Chor, Philip 736

Christian Church, Early. . .140-143
" Endeavor Societies. 143

" Endeavor Union of

Erie 467

Churches in Pennsylvania.... 20
Church of Christ (Taber-
nacle), Erie 465

Church Organizations in the

County, IB8O 141

Circuses and Shows 198

Cities and Towns, Principal in

Pennsylvania 20

Cities of Erie County, when

Incorporated 74

City Assessors, Erie 406

" Boundaries, Erie 390

" Charters, Erie 389

" Controllers, Erie 406

" Councilmen, Erie 400

" Electrician, Erie 406

" Engineers, Erie 406

" Fmances of Erie. .... 398



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City Hall, Erie 430

" Hospital, Erie 430

" Recorder of Erie 152

" Superintendents, Erie and

Corry 190

City Solicitors, Erie 406

" Superintend'ts of Schools,

Erie 487

City Superintendents of Streets

and Sidewalks, Erie 406

City Treasurers, Erie 405

Clark, David S 609

" Family 631

" Chauncev 631

" David..: 6.31

" David, Jr 631

" Henry A 631

" Henry 631

" Joel 631

" William, First White
Child Born in Harbor Creek. 631

Clark, Donald 807

Fred'k 843

Haniel 869

Louis S 865

Timothy 943

Claus, H. V 820K-589

Clay and Polk Campaign 227

Clerks of the Courts, List of.. . 270

" of the U. S. Courts 153

" of the Erie Markets... 406
" to County Commission-
ers 273

Clerks to Directors of the Poor. 274
Cleveland and Erie Railroad.. 181
Cleveland and Hendricks

Elected 2-53

Cleveland, Frank F 609

Re-elected 258

W. L 608

Climate of Pennsylvania 21

of Erie County 73

Close of the War for the

Union 207

Close of Navigation, dates of. 129

Cloughsburg 396

Club Houses, etc 429

Clune, Michael E 834

Coal and Oil Inspectors, List

of 277

Coal Dealers & Dock Builders 633
Coal Shipments, 1874-1894.... 422
Coat of Arms, Pennsylvania.. 21

Cochran, Dr. Geo. W 689

Cochran's Grove 428

Cochran, John 602

Robert 602

Colby, Chas. C. Jr 6.58

" C. Sr 6.58

John 658

" Piano Works, Erie 658

Col. Collars' Narrow Escape.. 881

Cole, Geo. W 840

■' Thos. H 694

Coleman, Wni. B 540^^-744

Collection District of Presque
Isle 129



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ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



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Collectors of Customs, Erie.129-263
Collectors of Internal Revenue

Erie 263

Colleges in Pennsylvania 20

Collins, John Henry 664

Colored Masons, Erie 474

Colored Odd Fellows, Erie... 474

Colt's Station Road 123

Colton Family 602

" Eli 602

" Geo. W 602

" Henry 602

" Mark E 602

Company L, Twelfth Cavalry

Regiment 215

Competing Candidates for

Judge 1.50

Concord Township, Churches

and Schools 291

Concord Township, County

Officers 289

Concord Township, Earliest

Settlement 289

Concord Township, Historical

and Descriptive 289-291

Concord Township, Population

Concord Township, Principal
Streams 290

Concord Township, Roads and
Railroads 290

Concord Township, Value of
Farm Lands 290

Concord Station 291

Congregational Church 143

Congressmen, Erie District... 262

Congressional Districts, Penn-
sylvania 21

Congressmen, Leading, from
Pennsylvania 21

Conneaut Township, County
Officers 285

Conneaut Township, Early Set-
tlers 281

Conneaut Township, History
of 281-286

Conneaut Township, Lands
and Litigation 283

Conneaut Township, Mills,
Schools and Graveyards. . . . 284

Conneaut Township, Origin of
Name 281

Conneaut Township. Popula-
tion of 281

Conneaut Township.Postoffices 281
Pre -His-
toric Remains 283

Conneaut Township, Principal
Settlements 284

Conneaut Township, Roads,
Railroads and Canals 283

Conneaut Township, Streams
and Bridges 282

Conneaut Township, Value of
Farm Lands 283

Conrad, C. M 743

Jacob S 756>



Online LibraryBenjamin WhitmanNelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Erie County, Pennsylvania : containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the several cities, boroughs and townships in the county also portraits and biographies of the governor's since 1790, and of numerous r → online text (page 189 of 192)