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Tax Receipt for Orange Johnson from James Allen for Payment of $0.35 for Town Lots from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Tax Receipt for Orange Johnson from James Allen for Payment of $0.35 for Town Lots. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Friday, November 14, 1817.
This is a receipt for the payment of taxes on three lots that were purchased from James Allen by Orange Johnson in 1817. According to "Scioto Company Descendants: Genealogies of the Original Proprietors of Worthington, Ohio" by Virginia Evans McCormick, Ph.D., "James owned land in the Worthington area for several years and in 1814 bought the Buttles home with the intention of moving west. He visited Worthington on business but changed his mind about moving and sold his property to Orange Johnson two years later."
Orange Johnson (b. February 7, 1790 - d. November 28, 1876), was a comb maker by trade from Connecticut. Johnson migrated to Ohio in 1814, attracted to the Worthington Manufacturing Company, friends and family.
It covers the city Worthington.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.17. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0985.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.17.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0985.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on May 2, 2017. It was last updated November 17, 2017.