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Blanchester Area Historical Society

1831. First Election In Marion Township.

1831. First Election In Marion Township.

"The first election in the township was held in the woods near the cabin of Tobias Barnett (sometimes called Bernard), on the 4th day of September, 1830, when the following officers were elected: John Mitchell, John Stephens and John Salisbury,Trustees; Hiram Anderson, Clerk, and Edward Crosson Jr., Treasurer.

The farm on which this election was held is on the Twin pike, leading from Blanchester to Wilmington, about one and a half miles northeast of the former place, and is now owned by Charles Penquite."

Map shown is the oldest available map of Marion Township. 1859.

Source: History Of Clinton County, Ohio. W.H. Beers & Company. 1882. Page 741
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