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Church 445

Erie City— St. John's R. C.
Church 495

Erie City — St. Joseph's Orphan
Asylum 434

Erie City— St. Josephs's R. C.
Church 469

Erie City— St. Mary's R. C.
Church 458

Erie City— St. Michael's R. C.
Church 461

Erie City— St. Patrick's R. C.
Church 4.55



PAGE

Erie City— Existing Banks.. . . 478
Express and Carry-
ing Companies 484

Erie City— Female Seminary. 493

Fire Alarm System 413

" " Fire Department.. 411

Companies 480

Erie City— Fire Limits 414

Finances, Assess-
ments and Tax Rates 398

ErieCity- First BaptistChurch 451
First Christian
Church 463

Erie City — First Methodist
Episcopal Church 463

Erie City— First National Bank 479
" •' First Presbyterian
Church 437

Erie City— First Spiritual So-
ciety 466

Erie City — First Universalist
Church 463

ErieCity — Fishermen's Para-
dise... 423

Erie City — Fishing Industry,
Growth of 423

Erie City— Gas Company.... 481
" " General Descrip-
tion 392

Erie City— German Baptist
Church 452

Erie City — German Evangel-
ical Lutheran Church 455

Erie City — German Temple
Congregation 466

Erie City— Glenwood Park. . . 428
Grand Army of the
Republic 534

Erie City— Grove House Park 428
Hamot Hospital.. . 433
" " Harbor Appropria-
tions 419

ErieCity —"Head" and Tracy's
Point 426

Erie City — Hebrew Reformed
(Jewish) Church 463

Erie City-High School 487

Hinirod Mission,
Sunday School 467

Erie City — Home for the
Friendless 432

Erie City — Homoeopathic Hos-
pital. 436

Erie City — H orticultural
Society 530

Erie City — Hotels, Ancient and
Modern 518

ErieCity — Ideal Location, Fine
Drainage 392

Erie City — Influence of Rail-
roads 531

Erie City— Its Growth 392

" Justices and Alder-
men, List of 406

Erie City — Keystone National
Bank 479



PAGE

Erie City— Kindergarten Sys-
tem 494

Erie City— Lake and Railroad
Business 512

Erie City— Laid Out 107

Lakeside Cemetery 471
Letter Carrier Sys-
tem in 530

Erie City— List of Manufacto-
ries in 496

Erie City l.dral Names, sub-
urbs. .' 396

Erie City— Low Water in the
Lake ,5,33

ErieCity— Lumber Interests.. 531
Luther Memorial
Church 454

Erie City — Manufactories, His-
tory of 495

ErieCity — Manufacturing, Sta-
tistics of 496

Erie City— Marine National
Bank 480

Erie City— Masonic History . . 530
Members School
Board, List of 487

Erie City — Mercantile Agen-
cies 512

Erie City — Military Companies 524

Erie City — Ministerial Associ-
ation 467

Erie City— Modern IVIarket
House 522

Erie City— Musical Organiza-
tions 528

Erie City— National Guard. . . 524
" " Natural Gas .527

Erie City— N. W. Penn'a Hu-
mane Society 435

Erie City— Old Council Rec-
ords .532

Erie City — Older Teachers in
Public Schools 490

Erie City— Old Folks' Home. . 434
" " Original Town 529

Erie City — Park Presbyterian
Church 438

Erie City — Peninsula Dam-
aged by Storms 417

Erie City — Peninsula, Engi-
neering Work 415

Erie City — Peninsula, Interest-
ing Facts concerning 415

Erie City— Pennsylvania Gas
Company 481

Erie City— Pest House 430

" Picnics and Fairs. 533
" " Pleasure Boating.. 425
" " Pleasure Resorts. . 425

Erie City — Police Department 414

Erie City — Polish Cemetery.. 471
" " Prices and Wages,
Early Days 528

Erie City— Principal Officials
Since 1805 399

Erie City — Private Pleasure
Resorts 429



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PAGE

Erie City-St. Paul's P. E.
Church 441

Erie City— St. Paul's R. C.
Church 461

Erie City— St. Peter's Cathe-
dral 467

Erie City — Streams and Ra-
vines 393

Erie City— Streets.Avenues.etc 393

Erie City— Street Lighting... 395
St. Stanislaus' R. C.
Church 460

Erie City— St. \'incent's Hos-
pital 434

Erie City— St. Vincent's P. E.
Church 446

Erie City— Swedish Baptist
Church 453

Erie City— .Swedish Evangeli-
cal Lutheran Church 455

Erie City— Tanning Industry. 626
" " Taxes in 1820.... 529
" " Teachers' Salaries,
Public Schools 490

Erie City— Telegraph and Tele-
phone Companies 484

Erie City— Tenth Street M. E.
Church 449

Erie City— The New Church... 464

Erie City — The Tabernacle
(Church of Christ) 465

Erie City— Topography of 393

" " Transfer Company. 483
" " Trinity Cemetery.. 471
" " United Brethren
Church 463

Erie City— L'nited Presbyte-
rian Church 441

Erie City— U. S. Branch Bank 478
" " Villa Marie Acad-
emy 493

Erie City — Wards and Ward
Limits 397

Erie City— Water Department,
History of 408

Erie City— Wayne Street M.E.
Church 460

Erie City— Welsbach Gas Com-
pany 482

Erie City— Woman's Christian
Association 467

Erie City— Y. JVI. C. Associa-
tion 466

Erie County — Area of 71

Assessm't Table 79

Bar of.. 153

" " Boroughs in 74

" " Boundary Lines 76
" •' Cities in, When
Incorporated 74

Erie County — Climate of 73

" " Election Districts
in 75

Erie County — Elevations.High
est in 72

Erie County— First Settlement
of 106



PAGE

Erie County— Geology of. .. 73
'• " Gulfs, Cascad's,
Natural Curiosities 80

Erie County — History of 71-345

" " Mutual Fire In-
surance Co 480

Erie County- Natural Gas in 73
Oil Wells in . , 73
" " Organization of.. 74
" " Original Town-
ships of 74

Erie County— Population of.... 77
" " Post-ofifices in... 76
" " Pre-Historic Dis-
coveries 80

Erie County — Productsof 72

" Rates of Taxation.. 80
" " Receipts and Ex-
penditures of 78

Erie County — Regiments in the
War for the Union 209

Erie County — Savings Banks. 479
" " Schools Prior to
General Law 188

Erie County — Sod, Character
of 72

Erie County— Soldiers, War of
1812 137

Erie County — Streams,Interior
Lakes, Bridges 81

Erie County — Teachers' Insti-
tute 190

Erie County — Timber of 73

" " Topography of. 71
" " Townships, For-
mation of New 74

Erie County — Valleys, Princi-
pal 71

Erie County— Votes Separately 216

" Day Nursery 436

" Electric Motor Company 482
" Fair Associations, etc. ... 194

" Female Seminary 493

" Gas Test Well..: 627

" Horticultural Society 630

" Real Estate Title Co. . . . 484
" Rubber Company 660

Erie State Reserve., 109

" Transfer Company 483

" Yacht Club 425

Eriez, Tribe Exterminated. ... 92

Esser, Martin H 752

Etter,JohnW 717

Evading the Liquor Law 543

Evangelical German St. Paul's
Church 142

Evangelical Association 142

Evans, George W 794

Evans, Wm. E 782

Ewing, Clark 673

Exchange for Women's Work,
Erie 436

Execution, Only Civil in Erie
County .' 16:3-193

Execution of Bird, Rankin and
Davis 138

Executive Com., World's Fair. 266



PAGE

Executive Officers, Principal
in Pennsylvania 23

Express and General Carrying
Companies 489

Extensive Land Sales Ill

Ey, Herman 667

Factories, First 113

" Hotels and Business

Houses, Erie 636

Fair Grounds, Erie 428

Fairbairn, Oscar J 654

Fairbairn, John 662

Fairview Borough, Description

of... 299

Fairview Borough, Churches,

etc 299

Fairview Borough, First Set-
tlers ." 299

Fairview Borough, Industries,

etc ■; 300

Fairview Township, Descrip-
tion of 29.5-300

Fairview Township, Church

Organizations 298

Fairview Township, County

Officers 297

Fairview Township, Early Set-
tlers 295

Fairview Township, How

Named 295

Fairview Township, Lands of,

and Value 296

Fairview Township, Mills and

Bridges 296

Fairview Township, Popula-
tion of 296

Fairview Township, Roads,

Railroads and Canal 297

Fairview Township, School

History 297

Fairview Township, Stone

Quarries 299

FairviewTownship, Streams of 296
" " Villages in

298-299

Fales, C. W 718

Family Histories 693 to 896

Farmers' Alliance 193

Farms, Number of. Value, Pro-
duction, etc 26

Farnsworth, N. A 800

Farr, C. B 850

Farrar,C. W 636

" F.F 636

" Hall, Erie 521

" Oliver 636

" W. W 636

Fast Run on Lake Shore Rail-
road 182

Fassler, Henry, Jr 872

Fehrenbach, John 764

Feisler, Louis E 723

Felton.G. J 849

Fenningham, Geo 711

Ferguson, Frank L 805

Fernald, Geo. H 834



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



909



PACE

Fickinger, Tobias 807

Fifteenth Regiment N. G. P. . 524

Final Resting Place of Gen.
Wayne 98

Findlay, Wm 24 J^- 65

Finances, Erie County in the
Last War . 208

Fire Alarm System, Erie 413

" Apparatus now in use,
Erie 412

Fire Commissioners, Erie 413

" Department, Paid, Or-
ganized 411

Fire Engine Houses, Erie 412

" Limits, Erie 414

First American Settlers, Erie. 388

" Baptist Church, Erie 451

" Building in Erie 389

" Borough Officers, Erie.. 299
" CathoHc Services in Erie
County 138

First Christian Church, Erie. . 463
" Divided into Wards, Erie 389

" Draft 203

" Election Districts in Erie
County 216

First Election in Erie County. 215
" Election of Lieutenant-
Governor 246

First Erie Bank 478

" Fire Steamer, Purchased,
Erie 411

First Free Soil County Ticket. 233

" House in Erie 543

" Jury Commiss'rs, Elected. 241

" Market House, Erie 522

" Marriages, Births, and
Deaths 114

First Methodist Episcopal
Church, Erie 452

First National Bank, Erie 479

" November Election, State
and County 247

First Presbyterian Church.Erie 437
" Prohibition Movement.. . 229
" Propeller on Lake Erie.. 126

" Public Library Law 491

" Purchasers of Land Ill

" Regular Preachers 139

" School Houses in Erie. . . 485
" Settlement in Erie County 107
" Settlers in Erie County. . 113

" Shows and Circuses 198

" Spiritual Society, Erie. . . 466
" Steamboat on the Lakes. 126

" Thanksgiving 200

" Things (Canals, Rail-
roads, etc.) 23

First Universalist Church, Erie 463
" Wedding in Erie County. 543

First White Men and Women. 113
" White Woman, Erie

County 557

" War Meeting in Erie
County 201

First Water Commissioners,

Erie 409

68



Fish and Fishing Business 88

Fish and Fisheries 25

Fish Hatcheries, State 148-381

Fish, Henry E 639

Fisherman's Paradise,ErieBay 423

Fishing Industry, Erie 423

Fitzmaurice, Ch'as 716

Thos 719

Flag of the United States. ... 24

Fleming, Benjamin 725

Hugh Brady 635

HiighNeely 698

Gen. James 635

" Thomas 725

Fletcher, David P 727

S. H 727

Flickinger, Conrad 669

Geo 669

Wm. B 669

Flint, Dr. John F 500J4-626

Floods, Great 24-200

Flood-Siblev Campaign 259

Flouring Mills, Erie 498

Flury, Jacob 980

John J 680

Flynn, Patrick 891

FoUett, R. J 775

Fogel, Wm. S 717

Foote, Frank D 720

Foran, Michael 677

Forbes, C. R 778

Forman, Chas. P 612

LA 338^-611

Foringer, Dr. H. H 645

Founder of the State 23

Forster, Col. Thos 549

Thomas,Jr 549

Forts Presque Isle and Le-

Bceut, Description of 101-102-106
Fort Presque Isle, Capture of. 93
" " Indians and

English at , 94

Fort Presque Isle, Occupied by

Americans 94

Fox, Gustavus A 774

Fralick, Alfred 765

Francisco, Hung for Murder. . 193

Franklin, Benjamin 25

Chas 730

James 700

Julius 730

Franklin Center 301

Franklin Township, History of

300-302

Franklin Township, Descrip-
tion of 300

Franklin Township, Early Set-
tlers 300

Frankhn Township, Mills,

Churches and Schools 301

Franklin Township, Roads in. 301
Streams

of 301

Franklin Township, Value of
Farm Lands in 301



PAGE

Franklin Township, Village

and Stone Quarry 301

Franz, Frank E 641

Fraternal Mystic Circle 474

Free Kindergarten, Erie 436

" Public Library Law 491

" School Books 489

" Soil County Ticket, First 232

Freeport 339

French and British Claims 99

" " " Occupation

99-102

French and English in Erie

County 92- 99

French and British War 100

" Creek and Branches . 83
" Evacuate Fort Presque

Isle 102

French Explorers, Early 99

" Forts 101-2

" Take Possession 99

" Road......... 102

" Soldiers in Erie and Le

Boeuf 99

French War 42-101

Fries Rebellion 37

Fritz, Jacob 670

Froby, Edward 777

Fruits Grown in the State 24

Fuessler, A... 782

Fuhrmann, Julius 687

Furniture and Fine Wood
Work 498

Gaither, Chas. A 697

Geo. A 696

Galbraith, Andrew 548

Bertram 548

" Davenport 549

" James 548

James, Jr 548

John 548

JohnW 549

Judge John... 168;^ -548

Robert 548

William A.... 200K-549
" John, Elected Presi-
dent Judge 231

Galbraith-Lowrey Contest 238

William A., Elected

President Judge 248

Gallagher Family 586

Geo. W 587

Wm. M 587

Game Laws of Pehnsvlvania. . 26
" Wild, in Erie County. . . 115

Gara, Isaac B 578

Garfield and Arthur Elected.. 250

Garrison Reservation 109

Garvey, Martin J 748

Gates, Geo. C 862

Gazette, Erie 173

Geary, John W 48;^- 67

Geist, Jacob 815

General Description of Erie
County 71- 73



ALPnABETlCAL INDEX.



PAGE

General Progress of Pennsyl-
vania 26

General Statistics of Popula-
tion 78

Geology of Erie County 73

German Evangelical Trinity
Church 454

German Insurance Company. . 481

in the Public Schools. 490

" Savings Institution. . . 479

" St. Paul's Evangelical

Church \ 462

German Temple Congrega-
tion ':,.'... 466

Getchell, Geo. E 730

Gettysburg, Battle of 26

Gibson, Daniel C 665

Jesse 665

Perry A 665

Gilford, J. P 801

M. V. B 668

Gill-Net Fishing 423

GiUen, Henrv 681

Gillette, Orville R 836

Gingenbach, Fred'k 688

Gitting, J. J 804

Girard Borough 386

" Cemeteries and
Schools 307

Girard Borough, Churches. . . . 306
Hotels and
Factories 307

Girard Borough, Miscellane-
ous 308

Girard Borough, Newspapers
and Bank 308

Girard Borough.Public Square,
Monument, etc 307

Girard Township, Churches
and Schools 305

Girard Township, Public
Officers 307

Girard Township, Creeks, A'al-
leys, etc 304

Girard Township, Curiosities,
Natural 304

Girard Township, Early Set-
tlers 302

Girard Township, Historical
302-309

Girard Township, How named 302
" " Lands and
Values 303

Girard Township, Hills and
Mounds 304

Girard Township, Population

Girard Township, Railroads

and Canals. 303

Girard Township, Roads, etc.. 303
Villages of.. 302

Girard Station 306

Glenwood Park 428

Glezen. G. J 859

Click, Chas. R 662

Goalding, Geo. J 688

Golden, Anna 679



PAGE

Golden, Bartholomew 679

James P 679

" John Benson 679

Mary V 679

T. G 679

Gossman, S. J 830

Gospel Hill 318

Gough, Frank A 843

Robert 842

Gould, Edward P 660

Gourley, W. J 805

Government Appropriations

for Erie Harbor 419

Government Engineers at Erie 420
Government Vessels on the

Lakes 127

Governors of Pennsylvania,

Biographies of 65-68

Governors, List of 26

Governor's Guard, Erie 524

Grabowsky, Stephen 749

Grace Mission, Erie 445

Graham, Wm 673

Grahamville 339

Grain Elevators at Erie 421

Grain Receipts, where from... 422
Grand Army of the Republic... 474

Grand Efforts for Charity 528

Grange, The 194

Granger, Lee 835

Grant and Colfax Elected .... 241

" and Wilson Elected 245

Benjamin 581

" F.-W 582

" Jno. F 759

" Peter 737

" Wm. J 688

Graphic (Sunday) 175

Grape Interest, The 200-339

Graveyards of the Indians. ... 96

Graveyards, Old 144

Gray, W. M 728

Great Floods 200

Great Lakes, Origin of their

Names 86

Greeley, Horace, in Erie 191

Greeley Family in Erie Co . . . 382

Green, James L 838

Lewis 838

Greene Township, Common

Schools 312

Greene Township, County Offi-
cers 312

Greene Township, Early Set-
tlers 310

Greene Township, Hamlets,

Churches, etc 311

Greene Township, History of . . 310
" " Lands and

Streams and Mills 310

Greene Township, Roads and

Railroads 311

Greenback Party, National,

Started 247

Greenfield, Dr. Willard 647

Greenfield Township, Public
Officers 314



PAGE

Greenfield Township, Descrip-
tion of .312-316

Greenfield Township, in Gen-
eral 314

Greenfield Township, Pioneers

of 313

Greenfield Township, Streams,

Postoffices, etc 313

Greenfield township, Villages,

Churches, Schools 314

Grimsha w, C 848

Griswold Defeats Sibley 261

Griswold-Tilden Contest 257

Grist Mills 116

Grove House 428

Grow's Immense Majority 260

Growth of Manufacturing 119

Growth of the Public Schools.. 491

Grubb, Benjamin 610

" Family, Pioneers 610

" John, Commands First

Troops at Erie 610

Grumblatt, Peter C 766

Gucks, Jacob 858

John 868

"Gulfs" in Erie County 80- 81

Gunnison Family 660

Albert B 298^-562

" Benjamin 560

Charles E.... 272^-561

Ebenezer D 560

" Frank 661

Hugh 660

John B 661

Jonas 661

Merrick L 662

Ora C 562

William 660

Haas, Joseph, Jr 817

" Joseph, Sr 817

Haibach, John H 817

Joseph 817

Hagmann, Joseph 701

Wm. A 809

Hale, Frederick W 735

Hall, Chas. T 786

" Chas. T., Sr 786

" lohn E 729

" Horace C, M. D 649

" John H 859

" J.Robert 412>^-789

" Rev.H. C 649

Hallock, John K 640

Rev. John K 640

Hamilton, Ira 811

James W 892

Hammond, David 834

John S 841

Samuel Smith.... 834

Hamot Hospital, Erie 433

" P. S. V 120K-569

Hamot, Settlement of 310

Hanley, James P 656

John 655

Hannon, B.J 728

Harbor Improvements, Erie . 419
" Masters, Erie 406



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



9H



PAGE

Harbor Creek Fire Insurance

Co 481

Harbor Creek, Village 317

Harbor Creek Townsiiip,

Churches, Schools, etc 318

Harbor Creek Township, Pub-
lic Officers 318

Harbor Creek Township, De-
scription of .....315-319

Harbor Creek Township, Mills

and Factories 316

Harbor Creek Township, Pio-

neersof 316

Harbor Creek Township,

Roads, Railroads, etc 316

Harbor Creek Township,

Streams and Gullies 316

Harbor Creek Township, Vil-
lages 317

Hard Coal Docks, Erie 420

Harding, Albert F 812

Hardwick, JohnW 613

William 612

Hare Creek, Settlement of . . . . 381

Harper, Wm. W 689

Harrisburg and Presque Isle

Company 108

Harrison and Van Buren Cam-
paign 192

Harrison and Tyler elected. . . 225
" Morton elected. 256
Gen. Wm. H., in Erie 136

Hart, E.A 861

'• Edmund 851

Hartleib, Mathias 820

Hartranft, John F 48 >^- 67

Harugaris, The 474

Harvest Home Picnic 194

Hasbrook, A. L 763

Haskins,Chas. P 700

Hastings, Daniel H 56^- 68

Elected Governor... 260

Hatch, Adinijah 760

" Daniel W 760

" Jason C 760

" Roswell 760

Hatch Hollow 288

Hathaway, C.N 657

E. M 791

Haverstick, Henry B 668

John D 668

McCauley 668

Haybarger, Geo 725

" Geo. Sr 726

Hayes, I. C 894

Hayes-Tilden Campaign 247

Hayes, W. E 650

Haynes, James X 894

"Head," The 426

Heahh Officers, Erie 406

Heard, A. B 716

" Dr. Amos B 832

George 715

" Randolph 715

Hebrew Cemetery, Erie 469

Churches 143

" Societies, Erie 475



P.\UE

Heidecker, Henry 811

Heimberger, Jacob 766

Heiss, Samuel 672

Heister, Geo. W 768

Hellman.Adam 809

John 749

Henneous, Fred 889

Henry, John W 691

Henderson, Joseph 858

Wm 858

Herald, The Erie 175

Hermann, Peter 818

Hershey, Benjamin 824

W. W 827

Hespelein, Michael 670

Hess, John W 818

Heuer, Edward 743

John 743

Hewitt, Wm. M 819

Heydrick, Balthazer 639

Chas 639

Chas.H 639

Dr. Christopher.... 639

Peter C 639

Heywang, G. W 763

Hicks, Johns 706

Hiesler, Joseph 32^- 65

Higgins, Geo. H 638

High Constables in Erie, List of 406

High School, Erie 487

High War Prices 208

Highest Elevations in Erie Co. 72
Highest Pomts on P. & E. R.

R. in Erie County 184

Highland Light, Erie 176

Hill, Homer^M 713

" Wm 669

" Wm. H 669

HiUman, Rev. Benj. E 836

Hilton, Archibald 612

Capt. JohnC 612

Family 612

William E 612

Himrod, Aaron 682

■■ Family 582

" Simon 583

V William, Sr 683

William, Jr 683

Mission Sunday School

Erie 467

Hinkle, John A 815

History of Erie County ... .71-346
History of Erie County Regi-
ments 209

Hodgins, Dr. James A 864

Hoenes, Fred C 772

Hoffman, Edward 796)^-642

" Frederick 723

Hogan, Hobart 737

Holcomb, Chas 746

Holden, Anthony M 878

Holidays, Legal 27

Hollands, Caleb 651

Holland Land Company 108

Holliday, Maj. Samuel V 682

" Samuel, Sr 682

William 582



PAGE

Holmes, A. J 727

Holmwood, Henry . 699

Home for the Friendless. Erie 432
Homeopathic Hospital and

Free Dispensary 436

Homestead Riots 38

Hope Mission, Erie 462

Hoover, Samuel 808

Hopkins, L 794

Horace Greeley, an Erie Sun-
day School Scholar 143

Horace Greeley, Brief Resi-
dence in Erie 191

Hough, Robt.B 661

Howard, H. C 783

Henry 783

How Erie was Laid out 389

" the Pioneers Lived 114

Hoyt and Stone Elected 249

" Henry M 66>4- 67

Hubbard, James 779

" Louis E 736

W. S 777

Huff, Gabriel 678

Hughson, C. M 767

HuU.Wm. C 702

Humboldt Savings Bank, Erie 479

Hume, A. B 803

Humes, Henry J 872

Joseph 872

Humphrey, Dr. Jonas 870

Hunt, Daniel W 636j^892

■' J. H 726

" J. F 722

Simeon 892

Huntly, Orange S 862

" Orrin 862

Hunter, Capt. Robt 816

Chas. E. B 876

Dr. Wallace R 646

Huster, Chas 686

Hutchinson, David W 619

Family 619

Myron 619

Monroe 619

Hyke, W. H 783

Ignasiak, Rev. Andrew 663

Improved Order of Red Men. 475
Incidents before the Battle of

Lake Erie 134

Incorporated as a Borough,

Independent Order of Forest-
ers 475

Independent School Districts. 190
Indians and British at Erie. . . 102

Indian Councils 96

" History 91-96

" Hostilities 105

Indians Offended 104

Indian Purchases 96

Indians, The 27-91- 96

Indian Threats 96

'■ Titles 28

" Villages and Grave-
yards ." 95



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



PAGE

Indian Wars and Disturbances 28

Indigent, Care of 147

Insane, Care of 147

Inflated Currency, Its Effects. 208
Inscription on Wayne's Monu-
ment 98

Introduction of Steamboats on

Lake Erie 126

Introduction of Steam Fish

Boats at Erie 424

Iron and Iron Ore 28

Irons, Joel B., D. V. S. . . .788)^-681
Iron Works, First in the

County 119

Iron Works (Miscellaneous),

Erie 498

Iroquois, Tribe of 92

Irvine's Reservation 109

Irwin, W. W 721

Jackson, A. C 641

" Andrew, Elected

President 220

Jackson, Andrew, Re-elected. 221

" James 641

lames P 856

Jacobs, Frank A 700

Jacobson, C. M 659

Jail, County 145

Jail Expenses 151

Jameson, Clark D 883

Janes, Heman 532>^-629

James 886

Jansen, Andrew P 693

Jaquay, Rev. KelseyT 878

Jarecki, Alexander H 615

August 614

" Capt. Gustav 614

Charles 870

Chas. W 614

" Frederick 615

Frederick, Jr 615

Henry 614

" Herman T 614

" Oscar 615

Theodore 614

Jefferson, Elected 215

Re-elected 216

John Eliot & Co., Bankers 479

John Quincv Adams Elected by

the House 219

Johnson, Earnest C 778

Johnson, Guy 714

G.Watson 876

Johnson's "Swing Around the

Circle," 240

Johnson, Wm. F 40^- 66

Johnston, Joseph 599

Johnstown Flood 88

Jones, Bennett T 676

" D. T 741

" Hugh 4.52>4-616

" Hugh, Tr 617

Jourdan,JohnT 729

Judges, Associate 151-268

First Elected 231



Judges of the Superior Court
First Elected 261

Judge of the Supreme Court
from Erie County 265

Judges, President, District, Ad-
ditional Law, etc. . . .150-267-268

Judge Thompson's Election to
Congress 227-228

Judge Trunkey's Election 249

Judicial Districts 150

Judicial System of Pennsylva-



Ison Family

Amos

Amos M

Col. P. E

Dr. -William...

P. E

Peter P

P. P

Seth

Timothy

T. M

William

Junior Order U. A. M. .
Jury Commissioners,

Elected

Jury Commissioners, List of. . .
Justices of the Peace, First

Elected

Justices of the Peace.List of . 160-
'i " andAlder-

men, Erie City

Justice Family

Capt. John

" John M

Joseph



First



Kaltenbach, Jacob 752

Kalvelage, John H 642

John M 730

Kamerer, Jacob F 868

Kane, M 719

" John 841

Kearsarge 330

Keepville 284

Keller, John 752

Michael 758

Kelley, Geo. B 877

John 877

" John L 666

Wm. J 757

Wm.S 795

Kelsey, Henry C 655

" Samuel H 655

Joseph 655

Kelso Family 554

" A. C 557

" Albert J 556

" Gen. John 555

" Edwin J 556

" Melvin M 556

" Melvin M.,Sr 556

" Richard B 557

" Wm. C 557

Kendall, Dr. E. E 892

Kennedy, David 598



P.AGE

Kennedy, Frederick 1 694

Kent, Geo. L 685

Kepler, J. C 748;^-776

Kepner, Chas. H 745

Kerner, Anton J 757

Kernick, Wm., Jr 780

Kessler, Christian 656

Henry 668

Kester, Levi 666

Ketcham, Earl M 840

Keystone State, Origin of Name 28

Kilburn, N. P 772

Kibler, Dr.C. B 771

Kidder, John 842

Kimberly, Geo. B 572^-745

Kimball, Wm. B 879

Kincaid, S. E 770

Kindergarten System 494

King, Cyrus H 885

" Family 613

" Capt. Robt 585-613

" Alfred 614

" Josiah 614

" Thomas 614

Wilson 614

King of France in Erie 191

Kingtown 397

Kinsey, Mathew L 714

Klemm, Charles H 709

Klick, Joseph 823



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