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Nelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Erie County, Pennsylvania : containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Erie County, and of the several cities, boroughs and townships in the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

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Kline, W. G 713

John A 713

Klocker, Rev. Bernard H 682

Knights and Ladies of Honor.. 475
" and Ladies of Macca-
bees 475

Knights of Honor 475

of Labor 475

of Malta 475

of Pythias 475

of St. John and Malta. 475
of the Golden Eagle... 475

Knochel, Valentine 755

Know-Nothingism, Rise of 233

Koch, Moses 404K-814

Kocher, Jacob, Sr 811

Koehler, Jackson 742

Charles 852^-743

Fred 743

L. C 753

Kopcke, Wm. T 836

Kramer, Daniel J 702

Kraus, Edward 712

Kreider, H. L 829

John 829

■■ J.E 794

Krug, J. G 669

" Max A 641

Kuch, Edward 736

" George 692

" Phillip 736

Kuhl, Peter, Sr 785

Kuhn, Joseph F 698

Kurtis, Col. Adam 750

Lachermaier, Rev. James 682

Ladies' Aid Society in the War 202



I



ALPHABETICAL I2iDEX.



913



PAGE

Ladies Auxiliary, Y. M. C. A. 4fj6
Catholic iVIutual Bene-
fit Associatiun 473

Ladies of the U. \'. L 477

Lafayette's Visit to Erie 191

Land Agents and Surveyors, . . 110

" Companies 708

Lands, First Purchasers of . . . . Ill
" First Sales of in Erie

County Ill

Land Grants 110

Lands, Litigation over Ill

Legislation Regarding. 107

Land Speculation in 1886 112

Lakes in Pennsylvania 29

Lake and Railroad ISusiness,

Erie 512

Lakes Conneauttee. Lc Boeuf

atid Pleasant 85

Lake Disasters 128

" Erie Drsrnl,,.] 86

Lakes, Fisliini; l;Mli,^ti\ -f ... 89
Interior nl ICnr County 85

Lake Navigation 125-131

" Pleas'ant Road 122

" Road 121

" Shore Masonic Relief

Association 530

Lake Shore R. R 182

" Shore Visitor, Erie 175

" Shore Streams 84

Lakeside Cemetery Association 471

Park 425

Lambein, Martin 756

Lander, Francis 781

Landsrath, John 874

Lane, John'F 726

Lang, Alfred P 821

" Charles A 748

Language of PennsyKania .... 29

Lapslev, John E .'. 823

Larue- Milil.n-v l-,.,v..,,i Vvh-.. 136

Ear,-, r :- -:' ! m:. ... 532

La-i W : : . I,... 231

Latrr ; i:^ ;l,:,i,,i^ < ,.iii| ..inies 524
Later I'l,!.,.. ll,l„^.L-^, Lnc.... 518

Laurie, 1 rank 774

Lavery,\'illageof 294

Law, Charles A 865

Laws, Harry E 736

Law Library in Erie County.. 160
Lawrence and Niagara, The. . 137

Lawyers, Early 153

Leary, John 780 '4-738

Le Barron, O. D 883

Le Boeuf Township, Character

of the Land..... 320

Le Boeuf Township, Churches

and Schools 321

Le Boeuf Township, Creeks,

Mills and Bridges 319

Le Boeuf Township, First

White Settlers 819

Le Boeuf Township, History

of 319-323

Le Boeuf Township, Indian
Camping Ground 321



PAGE

Le Boeuf Township, Land

Grants 320

Le Boeuf Township, Roads,

Quarries and Railroads 321

Le Boeuf Township, State and

County Officials. 322

Le Boeuf Township, Value of

Lands 821

Le Boeuf Station 322

Leading Products of Pennsyl-
vania 29

Leech, John \V 617

Leemhuis, F. G 734

P. L 734

Legal Width of Streets in Erie 394
Legislation, Restriction Upon. 29
Legislature, Number of Mem-
bers, etc 29

Lerch, Henry Clay 682

Letter Carrier System Intro-
duced in Erie 530

Leube, Frederick 829

Leuschen, Nicholas 731

Lewis, Harry W 711

" Henry 887

" John Randolph 888

Richard R 866

Lexington 284

Libraries, Art Galleries and

Museums 29

Liberal Republican iVIovement 245
" War Subscriptions in

Erie 201

Liberty Bell, The 29-200

Lichtinger, Anton 752

Lick, C. V 777

Liebel House, Erie 519

Lieutenant Governor, First

Elected 247

Lieutenant Governors, List of . 27

Life Saving Service, Erie 181

Light Houses at Erie 130

Light House Keepers at Erie. 130

Lime and Cement Trade 532

" '• " Works 500

Lincoln's Address at Gettys-
burg 27

Lincoln and Hamlin Elected.. 287
" " Johnson Elected. 239

Lincoln's Beard 344

Lindsley, Cyrenus 861

Judah 861

L.0 764

Link, Frank 748

Liquor Amendment Defeated.. 267
List of Erie County Attorneys 154
" " Chiefs Fire Depart-
ment 414

List of District and County

Officials 267-277

List of Erie Mayors 536

" " Fire Commissioners.. .. 413
" " Principals, Erie High

School 487

List of School Directors, Erie,

1834-95 488

List of State Officials 264-267



PAGE

List of U. S. Officials 262-264

" " Water Commissioners.. 411
Literary and Other Societies,

Catholic 473

Little, Christopher 717

Live Stock, Statistics of, etc.. . 29

Living, Primitive Mode of 114

Livingston, Charles 747

Hotel, Erie 520

Local Issues Supersede Party. 234

Local Names, Erie 396

Local Option, Adopted and

Repealed 245

Location of the City of Erie.. 392

Lochner, Amand 674

Nicholas 674

Locke, Philip A 616

Lockport Borough 309

Loesch, William 671

Loffi, John 781

Loomis, Dyer, Sr 835

Dyer, Jr 835

" lames 776

John Jav 838

Joseph -VV 836

Rufus S 838

Loop, Charles 839

" Dr. D. D 833

" Peter 833

Lord, Hugh Compton 640

" Judge Samuel 640

" 'WiUiamLee 860

" Samuel P 883

Loss of Life on the Lakes 128

Louch, Abraham J 671

Love, James F 654

Samuel 054

Lovell's Station 291

Low Water in Lake Erie 533

Lowry, Commodore R. B 618

" R. St. P ,...618

Lowville 362

Ludwig, E. D 616

Lumber and Building Material. 500

" Interests, Erie 531

Lund, Peter 754

Lundy's Lane Mission, P. E.

Church 445

Lunger, Isaac Y 892

Jacob 892

Lutheran Church, Early. . .140-454

Lynch, Col. Charles M 661

" Patrick 854

Lyon, Aaron E 839

" Francis K 839

" Rev. Geo. A 589

" Marshall W 868

Lyons, Andrew 896

Lucy .M 796

Lysaght, Michael 699

Lytle, S. F 724

MacQueary, Rev. Howard T. . 644

Mackres,Dr. Henry 767

Madison, Twice Elected 217

Magvon, Henry E 798

Mail Routes, Old 124



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



PAGE


PAGE


PAGE


Maine Liquor Law \'oted




McKean, Thomas 24 >^


- 65


Methodist Episcopal Church


283

845




323


Alliance 450


Maitland, Dr. E. E


Churches,


Methodist Episcopal Confer-


Malinowski, J oseph


707


Schools, Roads, etc


324


ences 450


697


McKean Township, Early Set-




Metropolitan Hotel, Erie.... 520


Malt Houses, Erie

Manchester


501
'^98


tlers

McKean Township, Lands










Mandeville, M


769


and Streams


323


Meyerhoffer, Tobias 651


Mangold, John V


807


McKean Township, Mills and




Michaels, M 769


747
519


Mckean Townsliip, State and


324


•'Michigan," U. S. S. Launched 127
Middleboro, Borough of 326


Mansion House, Erie


Manufactures, Pennsylvania.










119


McKean Township, Villages..


324


Miles Family 667


Statistics, 188C




McLane, Col. John W


635


" James 557

" James, JK 558


'90-'94


496


McLane, Village of


366


Manufactories, Leading in Erit

" Maples, The," Erie

Map of Erie County, Opposite


496

428






'■ John F 558

•' William, First White Set-


McLean, Frank E


864




McLean, ].C


864


tler 557


Title Page

Marine National Bank, Erie.










480


lohnj


736


Miles Grove, Village of 305




874


McMullen, Andrew K.,M. D..


624


Military Companies, Early 194


Marks, Charles S


8;^5


McNerney, J. M


732


Called to Erie 132


Marshall, F. F


639


McPherson, Dr. A


646


Companies, Modern


James C

Robert


639
84'^


McSparren Family

AlbertJ






616


Military System, Old 194

Military System, Present 30


R. W


84^


Archibald


615


Martin, A. E


849


Archibald, Jr. . . .


616


Mill Creek Township,Churches


" Agrippa D


792


Chas. Archibald..


616


and Schools 329


725


Clark


616


Mill Creek Township, Early


Martz, Charles M. S


677


Frank


616


Settlers 332


" James G


677


James

John


616


Mill Creek Township, Election


677


616


Districts 327


Marvin Family

Elihu 136 >^

Elisha


558


" Joseph


616


Mill Creek Township, Errors


558


Rev. Archibald...


615




558


William


616


Mill Creek Township, Fair


" Enoch


558


McWhorter, William


710


Grounds, Military Camp, etc. 332






Meagher, L. B

Mechanical Drawing School

Erie

Medical Societies, Erie County


718

490
171


Mill Creek Township, Fed-


William E


558


eral, State and County Ofifl-




S97




Mason and Dixon's Line


30


Mill Creek Township, First


" Edgar..


846


" Societies, crie


4'.-6


Frame Barn in County 331

Mill Creek Township, History




Meehan, William P


702


Erie


475
530


Meeker, George B

JohnO


732
732


of 327




Mill Creek Town.ship, Lands


Massassauga Hotel, etc

Mattison, Emery S

Reuben


5!^0


Mehl, Edward 804K


-709


for Support of Poor 328


889


Memorable Event, A '. .


633


Mill Creek Township, Mills


889


Mercantile Agencies, Erie. . .


512


and Factories 332


Shelden


889


Appraisers, List of


277


Mill Creek Township, Popula-


Mayors of Erie, List of

McAllister, Clark


399


Mercer, Prof. W. R


891


tion of 327


762


Merchants' and Manufactur




Mill Creek Township, Promi-


MrRn'pr TamH:-:■• ii:.l^

Modern Cciiirlrnrs 144

Modern .Market lluiises, Kne.. .'.22
Money Matters and Politics... 2U4

Montfort. W.J 793

Montgomery, Ur. |. H 645

F. L 639

Monroe Twice Elected 218

Morgan, George B 677

Charles 677

Moore, Dr. M.M 799

Frederick 863

George R 863

■' Frank J 867

Harry L 867

" James 867

" Marshall 867

Wilson 867

" John F 672

" John M 894

Leslie B 672

Shelden M 720

Moore House, Erie 520

Moorhead, James M 817

Joseph B 833

Robert J 832

W. K 817

Moorheadville 817

Moravian Land Grant.. 109-320-347

Morrell, Marcus L 859

Morton House, Erie 520

" N. M 825

Moske, JuHus 758

Mott's Enormous Majority. . . . 233

Motto of the State 30

Mulvin, Henrv 761

Munn, J. C..: 809

Munsee, John W 762

Murphy, Alfred H 664

J.C 790

Patrick 708 j4 -694

Murray, E. R 774

" JohnD 770

Music, Evening Schools, etc.,

Erie 490

Musical Organizations, Erie...

476-528

Myers, Geo. H 784

Samuel C 784

Mystic Shrine, Erie 476



PAGE

Nagle, Bailey P 653

Nagle, T. H 653

Nagosky, Alois 828;^ -663

Barney 706

Frank 757

Name of State, Origin of 30

Nash, D. E 856

" George 859

Nason, A. H 794

" A. J 783

National Guard of Pennsyl-
vania 524

National People's Partv Start-
ed ' 258

National Union, Erie 476

Natural Curiosities, Erie Coun-

Natural Gas, State. .. . 30

Gas Wells 527

Gas Wells in Erie

County 73

Native American Party Organ-
ized 228

Native American Riots 28

Nativity of the Pioneers 114

Naval Battle of Lake Erie.. 134-135

" . Inspectors, Erie 131

" Officers from Erie

County 207

Navigation of Lake Erie,

Early 125-131

Navigation, Opening of at Erie 129

Nellis, Daniel 793

" Peter H 793

Neubauer, Henry 812"^-746

Frank 746

New Constitution Adopted 246

in Force.... 247

" Jerusalem 396

" Park Opera House, Erie. 521

New Ireland 322

News, Erie Evening 175

Newspapers, Number of in

Pennsylvania 30

Newspapers, History of Erie

County 173-177

Newspapers Outside of Erie. . 177

Newton, John L 852

"M. D -... 852

" Niagara," Place Where Sunk,

etc 5:34

Nichols, Harry H 790

Nicholson, Andrew 826

Eliza 826

George W 826

John 826

lohnE 826

D. W 657

Nick, Ernest 854

" William C 670

"Nickle Plate" R. R 185

Nickle Works, Erie 501

Noble, Charles C 588

" Horace W 588

" Orange 587

" Orange, Defeated for
State Treasurer 251



PAGE

Noble, Theodore F 588

Light Guard 524

Norcross, Andrew 818

Peter E 819

Normal School, Edinboro. .

148-189-368

Norris, Eben H 697

North East Borough 340

" " " Banks and

Hotels 343

North East Borough, Churches 341
Incidents 344
North East Borough, Mills,

Factories, Water Works 343

North East Borough, Newspa-
pers 343

North East Borough, Public

Schools 342

North East Borough, St. Mary's

College 341

N'orth East Township 3.36-345

A Great

Grape Section 339

North East Township, Churches

North I'ast' Tmvnshi'ii.'Eariy "

Incidents 337

North East Township, Federal,

State and County Officers. . . 344
North East Township, Mills

and Factories 388

North East Township, Pioneer

Settlers 336

North East Township, Popula-
tion 336

North East Township, Princi-
pal Streams 338

North East Township, Roads

and Railroads 337

North East Township, School

History ;:540

North East Township, Topo-
graphy and soil .... 336

North Ea.st Township, Value

of Land 336

North East Township, Villages,

etc 339

North Springfield 349

Northville 339

North Star Mission, Erie 462

North Western Pennsylvania

Humane Society 485

North Western Pennsylvania,

Counties of 30

Norton. Harlow n 862

Notable La«- Suit 156

November Election, First 247

Nowak, John 695

Nye, F. M 869

"Nypano" R. R 186

Oberkirch, Frank 642

O'Brien, Joseph P 606

" Patrick P 684

" Richard 556!^-60H

" W. H 719

Observer Erie 174



ALPHABETICAL INDEX.



PAGE

Odd Fellows Societies, Erie.. . 476

O'Donnell, Arthur 748

Oess, Hartley 756

Officers of the Erie Fire De-
partment 411

Official Positions Held by

Erie Attorneys 158

Ohmer, Theodore 756

Oil Inspectors, List of 277

" Natural 31

" Refineries, Erie 501

" Refinery (2d) in Erie 741

" Wells in ErieCountv 73

Old and New Fire Engines.. . 410

Oldach, John F 836

Old Fashioned Spelling

Schools 189

OldFolk^' Hnrnr, i;nr 434

'■ Fremli Cr.iN .^v.inl, Erie.. 469

" Gravrv.mls 144

" Mail Routes 124

"Old Ned" (B. F. Crawford

Sketch) 850

Old Stage Lines 124

" Style Currency 198

" Time Wages and Their

Payment 119

Old Thoroughfares 120-124

Oldest Justice of the Peace. . 318

" Men and Women 199

Olds, Asa G 633-813

" Clark 637

" Joel A 633

" Lewis W 688!^~637-813

" Melvin J 633

Olmstead, William E 764

Oliver, E. J 716

" J. M 716

" Thomas F 775

" William 775

One-Hundred and Eleventh

Regiment 202-211

One-Hundred and Forty-fifth

Regiment 203-213

Opening of Navigation, Dates

of the 129

Order of United Friends, Erie. 476

Ore, Frank H 801

Original Town of Erie 529

Organization of Erie County. . 74
Original Townships in Erie Co 74

Orton, Edmund 853

E. S 853

Ownership of the Peninsula.88-418

Packer, William F 48>^- 67

Page, Charles H 886

" Phineas 893

Pageville 294

Paid Fire Department Organ-
ized 411

Pain, Joseph A 768

Palace Hotel, Erie 520

Palmer, Myron .521

Paper Mills and Chemical

Works, Erie 501

Parade Street Market Houses,
Erie 523



P.\GE

Paradine, Thomas J 825

Park Hall, Erie 521

" Home Chapel, Erie 439

" Mission Chapel, Erie. . . . 439

" Opera House. Erie 521

" Presbyterian Church, Erie 438
Park Superintendents, Erie

List of 406

Park View House, Erie .520

Parsons, James 876

Party Names and Organiza-
tions 216

Party Names in Early Days . 216
Patriotic Order Sons of Amer-
ica, Erie 477

Patrol Wagon, Erie 414

Patrons of "Husbandry 194

Patten, E. W 893

Patterson, Freeman 821

Pattison and Black Elected.. . 2.52

Pattison-Delamater Contest... . 257

" Robert E. ...56^-67- 68

Paupers, Number of in Penn'a. 32

Pay of Firemen, Erie 412

Peace with the Indians 95-106

Pearce, A. S 896

Peck, Edmund 804

" G. E 804

" Zolomon 804

Peculiarities of Lake Shore

Streams 83

Peninsula, The 72-415-425

Title of 88-418

Penn, William 82

Penn's Wise Provision 187

Pennside 284

Pennsylvania Dutch, Origin of

Language 29

Pennsylvania Historical, De-
scriptive, Statistical 19- 44

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Co. 481
" One of the First

States to Provide for General

Education 187

Pennsylvania Population Co. . 107
People's Market House, Erie. 523
Party, National,

Started 258

"People, The," Erie 176

Periods of Incendiary Fires,

Erie 413

Period of Soldier Candidates. . 240

Perley, Samuel 680

" SethTodd 680

Perry's Arrival in Erie 133

Famous Fleet 133

Dispatch 135

" Fleet, How Disposed of 136

" Return to Erie 136

Sojourn at Erie 133

" Victory on Lake Erie.. 133

Peters, J. F 844

Pettit, Seth 841

" Thomas 841

Petroleum, Discovery and De-

velojjment of 33

Phelps, B. H 769



PAGE

Phelps, F. S 649

Philadelphia & Erie R. R . . . . 183
" "Dis-
tances bv 183

Philadelphia, Description of. . 34

Phillips, Dr. J. H 508^-647

Phillips, Alfred W 722

Phillips, James H 832

PhiUipsville 362

Physical Features of the State 32

Piano Factories, Erie 501

Pickering, Thomas 672

Pierce and King elected 231

Earl... 840

Palmer 840

RoiceS 840

Pinney, A. S 654

Horace L 654

Pioneer Lake Captains 125

Mechanics 529

Pioneers, Nativity of 114

Pittsburg, Description of 35

Pittsburg, Shenango and Lake

Erie R. R 185

Piatt, George 644)^-571

Pleasure Boats, Erie 425

Plumb, W. C 766

Police Call System, Erie... . 414

Police Department, Erie 414

Polish Cemetery. Erie 471

Political Contest, An E.\citing. 192
Political Events, 1798 to

1895 215-262

Political Harmony, Era of 218

" History, State 32

" Societies, Erie 477

Pollock Family 629

Adam 629

Capt. James 629

Charles 629

James 629

J. Steele 629

OtisW 629

Robert 629

Thomas 629

" James 48K~ 66

H. W 805

Matthew 810

M.G 810

Pont 294

Pontiac's Conspiracy 93

Poor Expenses, Erie County. . 147

Population of Corrv .' . .78-536

" Erie'Citv 77-392

" Erie County 77

" the State 31

" the U. S., 1790

to 1890 81

Port Business, Erie 130

Porter, Frank A 805

" David R 48K- 66

Postmasters of Erie 268

" Corry 540

" Waterford .... 377

Postoffices in Erie County 75

Pound-net Fishing, Lake Erie. 424
Pratt, E. D ,' 843



ALPnABETICAL INDEX.



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PAGE




PAGE


PAGE


Pratt, Erastus 843


Public Parks, Erie


394


Reid John C 575


Pre-Historic Discoveries 80


" Schools, State


.... 34


" Rev. Robert 574


Presbyterian Churches, Erie.. 443


County Super-


" Richard B 843


Presbyterians, Early in Erie


intendents of


274


" Robert 1 575


County 138


Public Schools, System.


..190^85


Reidel, Gottlob 753


Presbyterian Synod, etc 141


Urged by the


Reifel, George \ 636


Present Hotels, Erie 519


Early Governors


187


" ohn P 636


Presidential Candidates from


Public Works Sold by the


" . P 636


Pennsylvania 32


State


236


" William 636


Presidential Electors 22-265


Pump Makers, Erie


501


'■ William V 636


\'isitors to Erie.. . 191


Pupils Erie Academy, 1844.... 492


Rejoicing at the Close of the








Last War 207


President Judges 267


William U....


866


Religious Congregations in "80 141


Presidents of City Councils,






Denominations


Erie 400




•.... 665


36-138-143^37


Presidents of the State Senate,






Religious Societies in Erie,


List of 265


Rabe, Christian


747


Miscellaneous 477


Presidents of the U. S. from


Race Tracks, Erie


429


Religious Statistics of Erie for
1890 468


Pennsylvania 32

Presque Isle 87


Raeder, P. B 803

Railroads and Transportation,


Remington, N. C 485


" Bay 87


Erie


396


Seth 486


'■ Hotel, Erie 543


Railroad History


180


Removals and Deaths of Erie


Press, The, of Erie County.173-179


Railroads of the State..


36


Attorneys 159


Organizations in Erie.. 177


Projected ....


186


Republican Dissensions, 1882




Railroad Riots, 1877....


38


and 1890 252-257


Erie Members of 177-179


Societies


477


Republican Party Organized.. 234


Pressly, Rev. Joseph H 587


"Railroad War," in Erie


Coun-


"Tidal Waves"..


Price, Giles D 625




..121-2.33


of 189.3-94 260


Prices Paid for Lots in Eriel. . 390


Randall, Dr. A. Z


646


Representatives in Congress,


Prices and Wages in Years


E. H


858


Leading 36




Elias


861


Representatives State, List of 266
Reservoir for Erie Water


Prices During the Last War.. . 208


Maxon


861


" for War Substitutes in


Rappold, Frederick J..


663


Works 410


Erie 207


Rate of County Taxation


, 1869


Revenue Cutters, U. S. on Lake


Primitive Mode of Living 114


to 1895


80


Erie 127


Principal Creeks of Erie


Ray, James H


715


Revenue and Expenses, Penn-


County 82


Raymore, Henry J


665


sylvania 36


Principal Docks at Erie 420


Rebel Invasion of Penn'a


. . .43-204


Revolution, American 36


Prisoners, Number of in Penn-


Rebellions in the State.


37


Revolutionary Soldiers 199


sylvania 32


Rebellion, Southern


43


Rhodes, George 850


Private Bankers in Erie, in '61. 478


Receipts and Expenses


Erie


" Joseph 850

Riblet, Alfred K 610


Prohibition Movement, First... 229


County, 1894


78


Propellers, First on Lake Erie. 126
Projected Railroads 186


Record of Political E


vents.


" EdwardJ 609


1798 to 1895


. .215-262


" W. S 609


Proposed Public Library Sys-


Reed, Charles M


256>^-544


Richards, Capt. John S.. .232;



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 191 of 192)