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Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA - The home of David Sanford

Scipio, Seneca, OH

Scipio Township was organized in 1824. It was named after Scipio, New York, the former hometown of many of its early settlers. Statewide, the only other Scipio Township is located in Meigs County.

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1824 - Scipio Township is established

1880 - Scipio Township
T. 2, N. R. 16 E.

Nobody will now dispute the fact that the Anways were the first who identified their names with the early settlement of Scipio township. About the time of the land sales at Delaware, William Anway, from Scipio, Cayuga county, New York, settled in the woods upon land that is now embraced within the geographical limits of this township. It is said that when Mr. Anway arrived and located here in 1821, there were two families living upon the school section, who soon moved away.

The late Mr. Laughery, the. father of my old friend, James Laughery, was the first man who purchased land in this township, but the first patent recorded for land purchased in the county was that mentioned in the history of Clinton, by a Mr. Anway. C. T. Westbrook, John Wright, Adam Hance, Abraham Spencer, Isaac. Nichols, Mr. Stevens, Mr. Osborn, Timothy P. Roberts, Morrison McMillon, E. H. Brown, Seth F. Foster, Nathan Foster and William B. Mathewson may be mentioned as early... Read MORE...

1906
Scipio Siding, a post-station of Seneca co., Ohio.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
2023 - Let's explore the charm of Scipio Township:
Seneca Caverns:

Kick off your adventure by exploring the wonders of Seneca Caverns. Discover the underground beauty of the caves, stalactites, and stalagmites. It's a unique experience for nature enthusiasts.

Hedges-Boyer Park:

Enjoy some outdoor recreation at Hedges-Boyer Park. Whether you're into walking trails, picnics, or sports activities, this park has something for everyone. It's a great spot to relax and soak in the natural beauty.

Tiffin Glass Museum:

Delve into the rich history of the region by visiting the Tiffin Glass Museum. Learn about the artistry and craftsmanship of Tiffin glass, which has a storied tradition in the area.

Tiffin Art Guild:

If you're a fan of the arts, check out the Tiffin Art Guild. They often feature local artists and host exhibitions that showcase the vibrant creative scene in the community.

Local Eateries:

Explore the local culinary scene by trying out some of the charming eateries in Scipio Township. Whether you're in... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA

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female ancestorHannah GEISBERT (1772, , Netherlands (Holland) (Dutch East Indies) - 20 July 1842, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorDaniel LEISENRING (1779, - 12 March 1874, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorHenry BRINEY (1785, - July 1869, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorNathan COLE (15 October 1786, , Massachusetts, USA - 18 September 1875, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorMatthew BEARD (1788, - 25 June 1875, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorPatrick KINNEY (1789, - 10 May 1873, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorJacob MENSEL (1790, - 30 July 1873, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorJames GRIFFIN (1796, - 10 December 1874, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)
male ancestorErastus JONES (10 September 1798, - 2 October 1869, Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Scipio Township, Seneca, Ohio, USA

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male ancestorEli B ROBERTS (14 July 1816 - 28 January 1864) and female ancestorCatharine P THOMPSON (18 November 1820 - 2 March 1890) married 28 January 1844
male ancestorGeorge MEISNER (1848 - 31 July 1936) and female ancestorSarah C PAYNE (21 September 1862 - 10 May 1942) married 16 March 1879

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