Jefferson Township was organized on 5 September 1843. This week, we are beginning with Prairie Township. Out of Henry County’s 13 townships, Prairie Township was the _____th township organized.
The Sulphur Springs physician was Dr. Burton O. Post. On what date was Jefferson Township organized? Answer on Monday!
The German Baptist (Bethel) Church was deeded land in Jefferson Township in 1859. Trustees were George Hoover, Wilson Maddy, and Joseph Rife. Today’s trivia is a photo. Who was this physician?
Jacob P. Miller owned the land where the German Baptist Aged Person’s and Orphan’s Home was built. Miller sold the 140 acres for $7,000. What church was deeded land on 14 February 1859 in Jefferson Township?
The Revolutionary War soldier buried in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery is Joel Simmons, Sr. He bought the land for the cemetery as he wanted to bury his son, Joel Simmons, Jr., there. Today’s Jefferson Township trivia: Who owned the land where the German Baptist Aged Person’s and Orphan’s Home was built? This meeting took place…
The first store owner in Honey Creek was Sedgwick Tomlinson of Fall Creek Township. This week, we’re moving onto Jefferson Township. A Revolutionary War veteran is buried in the Sulphur Springs Cemetery…what is his name?
John and Anne Swain owned the home in Fall Creek Township that was a depot on the Underground Railroad. The final Fall Creek trivia question: Who was the first store owner in Honey Creek? Answer on Monday and first question about Jefferson Township!