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Muskingum County, Ohio

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  • John Fitz, Jr. (USA) (1821 - 1898)
    John did service during the Civil War with the 160th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Company E. Ohio Volunteer Infantry was a one hundred days troop. John mustered in May 2, 1864 age 42, in Zanesville, Ohio a...
  • Melvin Mayfield (1919 - 1990)
    Melvin Mayfield (March 24, 1919 – June 19, 1990) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II...
  • Margaret Elizabeth Bennett (1828 - 1886)
    The Weston Republican, Sat. 6 Nov. 1886: "BENNETT, MRS. MARGARET E. Wife of Hon. J. M. Bennett, died at her home in Weston, Wednesday, from neuralgia of the heart. She was interred at Machpelah Cemet...
  • Zella Dixson (1858 - 1924)
    Zella Dixson (Allen) Find A Grave Memorial ID # 78411777 Zella Dixson Allen's Wikipedia Page Guide to the Zella Allen Dixson Papers 1876-1910 - University of Chicago The British Museum
  • Cary Dell Rice (1886 - 1920)

Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Muskingum County, Ohio.

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The county was created in 1804 and the name is based on a Delaware American Indian word translated as "town by the river" or "elk's eye".

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Adamsville
  • Dresden
  • Frazeyburg
  • Fultonham
  • Gratiot
  • New Concord
  • Norwich
  • Philo
  • Roseville
  • South Zanesville
  • Zanesville (County Seat)

For a complete list of other Townships & Communities, please see Wikipedia


Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Muskingum County History

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