History of Clark County, Ohio


There have been many books written on the subject - History of Clark County, Ohio. Here is some books and pictures that volunteers have submitted for all to read and view.

Howe's Historical Collection of Ohio copyright 1888 & 1900. Extracted by Thelma Tomlinson.

Another link for the  Clark Section in this book is at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~henryhowesbook/clark.html.

Beers History of Clark County, OH by W. H. Beers.  copyright 1881  - Transcribed by Sara Greer, & Janie Whitty

Old Settlers & Recent Inhabitants "20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio" William M. Rockel, 1908 - transcribed by Janie Whitty.

German Township Green Township Madison Township
Mad River Township Moorefield Township Pleasant Township

Biographies of Clark County, Ohio sent in by researchers - An OHGenWeb Biography project

“History of Clark County, Ohio” W. H. Beer’s & Co, Copyright, 1881. - Extracted by Jo Hubbard

Bethel Township Harmony Township
Pike Township Springfield Township

Obituaries of Clark County, Ohio sent in by researchers - updated regularly

The Lowman Letter written on July 9, 1853

Portrait and Biographical Album of Clark and Greene Counties by Chapman. copyright 1890.  Extracted by Jo Hubbard.   Portrait and biographical album of Greene and Clark Counties Ohio, with emphasis on Clark. County. Regularly updating additions that might contain full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent citizens of Clark County. Please allow for a couple days to respond.

The Congressional Record of 1834 Clark County, Ohio Petition Signers from The Almanac of American History by Arthur Schlesinger.

This is a newsclipping from the local newspaper in Clark Co. (Unknown) about the The Knob Prairie Congregational Christian Church, now  over 100 years old, is the oldest church built by the Christian denomination in Ohio. Written back in April 1957. That would mean its now 145 years old.

Pictures of Clark County

Some Biographies I have found on the internet from the online book: At the Making of America Books Website. These biographies are from several books that are on the website. Each bio will list the name of the book at the top of the page.

Burt, Nathaniel Clark

Cantrell, Zebulon G.

Dunlap, Alexander

Galloway, Samuel

Gotwald, Luther Alexander

Hain Family

Keifer, Joseph Warren

Kellar, Ezra

Kurtz, Benjamin

Lake, Bayliss G.

Leavitt, Humphrey Howe
Mitchell, Samuel Thomas Morris, Thomas Asbury

Peters, George Nathaniel Henry

Putnam, John H.

Rhodes, Mosheim

Smith, Joseph

Shellabarger, Samuel

Sprecher, Samuel

Stuckenberg, John Henry

Swartz, Joel

Tecumseh or Tecumtha

Tressler, David Loy

Unangst, Elias

Valentine, Milton

Warder, John Aston

Whittredge, Worthington

Ziegler, Henry

updated 01 January 2005

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