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History Book Publications


Index to Pathfinders - Volumes VI and VIII, by Mr. Robert Richardson. An all inclusive Name Index to residents or other important people of Jefferson County, Ohio, taken from Mr. Hunter's Pathfinder Publications, including Volumes VI and VIII.

$20.00 +
$3.50 S/H

Tilton Territory - Mr. Robert Richardson donated several copies of this book he published for the proceeds to go towards our cemetery preservation-restoration project. This book includes a rich history of the earliest settlers in Warren Township and vicinity. Not only does it include wonderful stories about the founding father of Tiltonsville, but it includes many local descriptions of various families and locations, complete with vivid descriptions and photos, 300 pages.

$20.00 + $3.00 S/H

History of Jefferson County, July 4, 1876 - Reverend T.V. Milligan gave a speech and this 25 page publication includes his compilation on the history of Jefferson County, as told by chapter member, Fred Milligan's ancestor, Rev. Milligan.

$7.00 + $2.00 S/H

Centennial Souvenir of Steubenville and Jefferson County - {reprint} by J.H. Andrews and C.P. Filson, covering 1797 - 1897. Includes wonderful old photos and histories, softbound 200 pages.

$20.00 + $3.50 S/H

Sesquicentennial of Steubenville & Jefferson County, 1797 - 1947 {reprint} Veterans Homecoming - Steubenville, Ohio celebrated 150 years of progress. Includes photos and many histories of people and businesses and includes a surname and business index, edited by chapter members. Softbound, 200 pages

$20.00 +
$3.50 S/H

Index to Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio - By Sandy Day, 87 pages.

$11.00 +
$2.50 S/H

Gordon J. Grafton, local author, Lost Children of the Ohio Valley, published by Closson Press Inc.
Cost:  $20.00 (plus shipping)
Size:  8X10,  185 pages

     The Smithfield Children's Bethel Home was opened to accept children on November 1, 1905.  It was organized as an Undenominational Benevolent Christian Home for needy children.  It was founded by the Reverend and Mrs. Samuel T. Purviance and family.

     The McCullough Home opened on June 3, 1914 and of the first thirty children placed in the McCullough Home, twenty-eight came from the Smithfield Bethel.

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SMITHFIELD, Jefferson County, Ohio HISTORY
A 28 page booklet about Smithfield, Ohio, from 1800 to 1976 is available from the Smithfield Historical Society. This booklet was written by Marie Mooney and Ella Maxwell in 1976. It was recently put into a bound booklet and made available to the public. The price is $10.00 + $2.00 shipping. Contact Ann Marie Grayzar at 740-733-7949 if you need more info. You can simply make a check out to the Smithfield Historical Society for $12.00. Send it to Ann Marie Grayzar 1203 St.Rt. 152 Dillonvale, OH 43917. It will be shipped directly to you.


The updated version of the Smithfield High School graduate directory is ready for shipping. For those of you who aren't familiar with this book, it lists ALL of the graduates of SHS from 1885 to 1972. Names, addresses, phone #'s, e-mail address, are listed. The price of the directory is $20.00 ( $10.00 for membership, $10.00 for the book).+ $2.00 postage. If you're a member of the Smithfield Historical Society the price is only $10.00 + $2.00 postage.

To get this book, make a check out to the Smithfield Historical Society.
Send to: Ann Marie Grayzar 1203 St.Rt.152 Dillonvale, OH 43917. For more info, call Ann Marie at 740-733-7949 or John E. Borkowski 440-256-1843.

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