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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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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

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...... Read MORE...
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,... Read MORE...
Elyria, Ohio, USA - Hotel Andwur, Elyria, Ohio.
Elyria, Ohio, USA

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

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

Eylria, O. West Falls.

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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...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...Read MORE...

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....Read MORE...

1916
Elyria, a city, capital of Lorain co., Ohio, is finely situated at the confluence of the East and...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...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Barber
flag  William Hart BARBER (1841, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 24 August 1867, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

Cooley
flag  Ferlus COOLEY (1784, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 26 June 1872, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

Denniston
flag  J. Ellis DENNISTON (1859, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 17 September 1879, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

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

Parris
flag  Dolly PARRIS (1853, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 1 March 1872, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

Pond
flag  Horace R. POND (1845, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 14 May 1870, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

Squire
flag  William B. SQUIRE (1830, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 28 May 1872, Elyria, Ohio, USA)

Tift
flag  Albert TIFT (1849, Elyria, Ohio, USA - 19 March 1872, Elyria, Ohio, USA)
 

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