Washington Township, Holmes County, Ohio

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Historical Information[edit | edit source]

Washington Township was a township of Wayne County, Ohio until 20 January 1824 when part of Wayne County's southern border was redesignated as part of Holmes County, Ohio.

Historical Documents[edit | edit source]

Washington Townships Historical Landmarks[edit | edit source]

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

1842 Washington Township Map[edit | edit source]

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1883 Washington Township Map[edit | edit source]

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Washington Township Full Ohio Map[edit | edit source]

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Historical Washington Township Map[edit | edit source]

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Indices to Maps[edit | edit source]

Original Businesses and Owners[edit | edit source]

Farmers[edit | edit source]

  • William Elliott [5]
  • Josiah Barton [6]
  • George Troutman [7]
  • James McCoy [8]
  • Thomas A. McCoy [9]

Saw-millers[edit | edit source]

Grist-millers[edit | edit source]

Tavern[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]

  • Washington Heights Baptist Church [14]
  • Morningstar Baptist Church [15]

Lutheran[edit | edit source]

  • Epiphany Lutheran Church [16]

Methodist[edit | edit source]

Presbyterian[edit | edit source]

  • Sonka United Church of Christ [18]

Unknown[edit | edit source]

  • SouthBrook Christian Church [19]
  • Church of the Incarnation [20]

Photos[edit | edit source]

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Schools[edit | edit source]

Active Schools[edit | edit source]

  • Centerville City Local Schools [23]
  • Incarnation Catholic School [24]

Historical One Room Schools[edit | edit source]

  • Polar Grove School (1888-Unknown) [25]
  • West Charleston School (1888-Unknown) [26]
  • Center School [27]
  • Brandt School (1890-Unknown) [28]
  • Leatherwood School [29]
  • Lake School [30]

Photos[edit | edit source]

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Residents[edit | edit source]

Early Settlers[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Photos of Residences[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Centerville-Washington Township Cemetery [50]
  • Sugar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery [51]
  • Woodbourne Cemetery [52]
  • Washington Presbyterian Church Cemetery [53]
  • Rehoboth Methodist Church Cemetery [54]
  • Sugar Creek Friends Meeting House Cemetery [55]

Newspaper Articles[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Full-Text Articles[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Ads[edit | edit source]

Newspaper Citations With No Attached Images[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1842 Map of Washington Township, Franklin County, Ohio." CONTENTdm. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org/digital/collection/maps/id/5074/.
  2. "1883 Map of Washington Township, Franklin County, Ohio." CONTENTdm. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://digital-collections.columbuslibrary.org/digital/collection/maps/id/5082/.
  3. "Washington Township, Logan County, Ohio." Wikipedia. December 29, 2018. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Township,_Logan_County,_Ohio.
  4. "We've Just Moved & Improved Our Site (from Rare-maps.com)." Art Source International. Accessed April 10, 2019. https://artsourceinternational.com/welcome/?type=maps&rid=1578341.
  5. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  6. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  7. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  8. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  9. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  10. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  11. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  12. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  13. Douglass, Robert, and Robert Douglass. History of Wayne County, Ohio,: From the Days of the Pioneers and First Settlers to the Present Time. By Ben Douglass, Wooster, Ohio.: In This Volume, Embracing Nearly Nine Hundred Pages, the Author Presents with Remarkable Power and Perspicacity the History of the Great North-west Territory .. Indianapolis: Published by Robert Douglass, 1879.
  14. "Washington Heights Baptist Church." Home | Washington Heights Baptist Church. Accessed March 04, 2019. http://www.whbc.org/.
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  17. "Traditional Service." Bringing Hope To The World. January 19, 2019. Accessed March 04, 2019. http://hopeindayton.org/.
  18. Sonka UCC. Accessed March 04, 2019. http://sonkaucc.org/.
  19. "SouthBrook Christian Church." SouthBrook Christian Church. Accessed March 04, 2019. http://southbrook.org/.
  20. "Church of the Incarnation." Church of the Incarnation. Accessed March 04, 2019. https://www.incarnation-parish.com/.
  21. "Church of the Incarnation". www.incarnation-parish.com. 2019. 
  22. "Washington Heights Baptist Church". www.facebook.com. 2019. 
  23. "Schools." Centerville City Schools. Accessed March 04, 2019. https://www.centerville.k12.oh.us/schools.
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  32. "Student ingests ‘unknown substance’ at Centerville school, police investigate". www.daytondailynews.com. 2019. 
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