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Greathouse of Hamilton County, OH

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Greathouse kith and kin records found in the county:

1790, Jan 4 - HAMILTON created by the Northwest Territory from non-county area. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:294-295; Chase, 3:ch. 331/p. 2096)

1791, Nov 9 - Letter: Lt. Col. William Darke to President Washington, Maj. Gen. St. Clair's Defeat, Fort Washington

Article: 1791 - Letter: Lt. Col. William Darke to President Washington

1792, Feb 11 - HAMILTON gained from WASHINGTON and from non-county area in the Northwest Territory; HAMILTON included the eastern part of present Michigan. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:363-364)

1796, Aug 15 - HAMILTON lost to creation of WAYNE (Northwest Territory, extinct); HAMILTON eliminated from present Michigan. (Terr. Papers U.S., 2:567-568 and 3:447; Chase, 3:ch. 332/p. 2096)

1797, Jul 10 - HAMILTON lost to creation of ADAMS. (Terr. Papers U.S., 2:612-613; Chase, 3:ch. 333/p. 2096)

1798, Jun 22 - HAMILTON gained from KNOX (Ind.) in present Indiana and Ohio. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:509; Chase, 3:ch. 335/p. 2097)

1798, Aug 20 - HAMILTON lost to creation of ROSS. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:510; Chase, 3:ch. 336/p. 2097)

1798, Sep 1 - HAMILTON lost to ADAMS. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:510-511; Chase, 3:ch. 337/p. 2097)

1800, Dec 6 - HAMILTON lost to creation of CLERMONT. (Terr. Papers U.S., 3:526; Chase, 3:ch. 339/p. 2097)

1803, Dec 1 - HAMILTON became a county in the state of Ohio. HAMILTON gained from KNOX (Ind.), exchanged with CLARK (Ind.); HAMILTON eliminated from present Indiana. (Ind. Terr., Exec. Journal, 114-115; Pence and Armstrong, 218; U.S. Stat., vol. 2, ch. 40 [1802], secs. 1-3/pp. 173-174; Van Zandt, 112)

1803, May 1 - HAMILTON lost to creation of BUTLER, GREENE, MONTGOMERY, and WARREN. (Ohio Laws 1803, 1st assy., ch. 4, secs. 1-4, 8/pp. 9-12; Chase, 3:ch. 345/pp. 2099-2100)

1808, Jan 20 - HAMILTON lost to BUTLER. (Ohio Laws 1807, 6th assy., ch. 4/p. 10; Chase, 3:ch. 363/p. 2106)

1818, Oct 10 - Military Service: Private William Greathouse, Cincinnatti, OH

No. 928; Greathouse, William; alias: Gratehouse; rank: Pvt., 3rd Inf., Company G; height: 5' 9 3/4"; eyes: dk; hair: light; complexion: light; age 22; occupation: farmer; town or country: blank; state: VA; enlisted date: 10 Oct 1818; enlisted where: Cinn. Ohio; enlisted by whom: Captain Grosvenor; enlisted period: 5 years; remarks: MO. Ret. Fort Howard, Green Bay, June 30/20, joined from det. Reets. June 7/20 J.R. Co. "G", Aug 31/20, to April 30/21, present.


1) If William Greathouse was age 22, when he enlisted on 10 Oct 1818, then he would have been born about 1796, in Virginia.


The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. Hamilton County Chronology.

Register of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M233, 81 rolls); Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780’s-1917, Record Group 94; National Archives, Washington, D.C. William Greathouse, alias: Gratehouse, b. abt. 1796 in VA, enlistment date: 10 Oct 1818, enlistment age: 22.


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