b'Hardin (1820), named for Colonel John Hardin manded Ohio troops in the 1835 boundarywho was executed by the Indians while on a dispute with Michigan. First territorialpeace mission in 1792. Governor of Iowa 1838-1841.Harrison (1813), named for General William Madison (1810), named for James Madison,Henry Harrison, a hero of the War of 1812. U.S. President from March 4, 1809 toFirst U.S. President to have lived in Ohio. March 3, 1817.Henry (1820), named for Patrick Henry, Mahoning (1846), derives its name from theGovernor of Virginia 1776-1779 and 1784- Mahoning River. Mahoning is from the1786; a celebrated orator of the Indian word Mahoni, meaning a lick orRevolutionary War period. Mahonink, meaning at the lick.Highland (1805), describes the countys Marion (1820), named in honor of Gen. Francisterrain. Marion of South Carolina, the Swamp FoxHocking (1818), derived its name from the of Revolutionary War fame.Indian word Hoch-Hoch-ing which meant Medina (1812), named for Medina in Arabia,a bottle. The Hocking River flows though the town to which Mohammed fled fromthis county which was once claimed by the Mecca.Wyandot Indians. Meigs (1819), named for Return JonathanHolmes (1824), named for Major Andrew H. Meigs, Jr., Ohio Governor 1810-1814 andHolmes, who was killed during Major George Postmaster General 1814-1823 who lived inCroghans unsuccessful attack on Fort Marietta.Mackinac (Michigan) on August 4, 1814. Mercer (1820), named in honor of Gen. HughHuron (1809), the name Huron was given by Mercer, who was killed at the Battle ofthe French to the Wyandot Indian tribe Princeton, New Jersey, on January 3, 1777.who lived in this area. Miami (1807), named for the Miami IndiansJackson (1816), named for Major General who claimed Western Ohio and whose prin-Andrew Jackson, who defeated the British cipal village, Pickawillany, was located nearat the Battle of New Orleans, January 8, Piqua.1815. Monroe (1813), named for James Monroe,Jefferson (1797), named for Thomas U.S. Secretary of State, 1811-1817, andJefferson, statesman and Vice President of later the fifth President of the Unitedthe United States, March 4, 1797 to March States, 1817-1825.3, 1801, and the 3rd President of the U.S. Montgomery (1803), named for General(1801-09). Richard Montgomery who lost his life in Knox (1808), named for General Henry Knox, the assault on Quebec during thethe first U.S. Secretary of War. Revolutionary War.Lake (1840), named because it borders on Morgan (1817), named in honor of Gen. DanielLake Erie; Ohios smallest county in land Morgan, who won a brilliant victory againstarea. the British at Cowpens, South Carolina,Lawrence (1815), named for Captain James January 17, 1781.Lawrence, commander of the U.S. Frigate Morrow (1848), named for Jeremiah Morrow,Chesapeake during the War of 1812. Congressman 1803-1813; 1840-1843, U.S.Licking (1808), derived its name from the Senator 1813-1819, and Ohio Governorprincipal stream flowing through the county. 1822-1826.Pioneers called it the Licking River, but it Muskingum (1804), is an old Delaware Indianwas called Pataskala by the Indians. The word meaning a town by the river.river received its name from salt licks in Noble (1851), named out of respect forthe area. James Noble, a pioneer settler who firstLogan (1818), named for Gen. Benjamin Logan, bought land in the county in 1814.who destroyed the Shawnee Indians Mac-o- Ottawa (1840), named for the Ottawa Indianchee Villages in the area in 1796. tribe. The name in their language meantLorain (1822), named after the Province of trader.Lorraine, France. Paulding (1820), named for John Paulding, oneLucas (1835), named for Robert Lucas, Ohio of three soldiers who captured Major JohnGovernor 1832-1836, who personally com- Andre, British spy in the Revolutionary War.page 83'