Early Settlers


It is likely that some of the streets, parks, or schools in your area have been named for the early settlers in your community.  Learn more about these people by finding a book on the early history of your area, visiting a museum, or talking with someone who is a member of your local historical society.  Choose one of these settlers who most interests you and answer these questions about his or her life.


What is the settler's name?


What is the settler's occupation?


When did this person settle in your area (date)?


Where did this settler come from?


What accomplishments or contributions did this person make in the community?


Are there any other interesting facts about this person?


Courtesy of the Warren County Historical Society