Elyria, Ohio, USA - Black River, near Elyria, Ohio

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Elyria, Ohio, USA

Black River, near Elyria, Ohio

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Elyria, Ohio, USA - Red-Mill Falls, Black River, Elyria

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Elyria, Ohio, USA

Red-Mill Falls, Black River, Elyria

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent... Read MORE...

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Elyria, Ohio, USA - Hotel Andwur, Elyria, Ohio.
Elyria, Ohio, USA

Hotel Andwur, Elyria, Ohio.
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Elyria, Ohio, USA - Elyria, Ohio. Lorain Co. County House
Elyria, Ohio, USA

Elyria, Ohio. Lorain Co. County House
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Elyria, Ohio, USA - Eylria, O. West Falls.
Elyria, Ohio, USA

Eylria, O. West Falls.
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Elyria, Ohio, USA
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Where is Elyria, Ohio, USA? 

Elyria is a city in and the county seat of Lorain County, Ohio, United States, located at the forks of the Black River in the state's northeast. The city is named for its founder, Heman Ely, and the Greek name Illyria.Wikipedia

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News  1844 - MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.
It becomes our painful duty to announce that a must lamentable accident occurred in our village on Monday evening of this week. While the Artillery company were firing a salute on the occasion of the Baltimore nominations, as they were loading the piece for the third discharge it went off...Read MORE...


News  1869 - The lock-up in the village of Charlotte, N. Y., was burned on the 13th and two sailors, Alexander Fisher and Michael McLane, of Elyria, Ohio,
belonging to the schooner Cascade, of Green Bay, who were prisoners in the lock-up, were burned to death.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
October 23, 1869
Added: 4/29/2014 10:59:52 AM - 1  Updated: 6/21/2014 4:19:41 PM - 1

News  1909 - ELYRIA FIRE LOSS $150,000. FIRE BREAKS OUT IN FIVE STORY BUSINESS BLOCK WIPING IT OUT ENTIRELY. OTHER BUILDINGS ARE DAMAGED.
CLEVELAND IS CALLED UPON FOR HELP BUT IT WAS SEVERAL HOURS BEFORE THE FLAMES WERE UNDER CONTROL. ABOUT 75 PER CENT OF THE TOTAL LOSS IS COVERED BY INSURANCE. FIRE MAY HAVE ORIGINATED IN ELK LODGE ROOMS - LIST OF LOSSES AND INSURANCE ON DESTROYED PROPERTY.

Elyria, April 14. - Fire early today...Read MORE...



1916
Elyria, a city, capital of Lorain co., Ohio, is finely situated at the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Black River, 7 miles S. of Lake Erie and 25 miles WSW. of Cleveland, on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern and other railroads. It has manufactures of automobiles and bicycle...Read MORE...


News  1929 - FIVE KILLED BY GAS EXPLOSION.
Elyria, Nov. 9 (INS) - Five workmen were killed and four seriously injured when a gas explosion damaged the plant of the Timm Spring Company, here this morning.

The blast occurred shortly after 7:00 a.m. as the workmen were entering the plant.

Only one of the dead men is identified so far. He ...Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Hamlin
America/USA  Caroline Hamlin (16 February 1822, Elyria, Ohio, USA - , )
America/USA  Edward Stowe Hamlin (16 May 1825, Elyria, Ohio, USA - , )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Minot
America/USA  Sherman Minot (abt 10 February 1771, , Connecticut, USA - 22 October 1831, Elyria, Ohio, USA) gravestone

Minott
America/USA  Harriet Minott (27 August 1797, Barre, Vermont, USA - 3 August 1862, Elyria, Ohio, USA) gravestone

Moulton
America/USA  Joseph Nelson Moulton (17 May 1823, Wales, Massachusetts, USA - 12 May 1906, Elyria, Ohio, USA)
 


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