Reverend George H. Macnish

I’d like to thank Kathy Darrow and Jack Cottet for their contributions to this blog.  Note that many of the documents spell George’s last name as MacNish, but for the purpose of this summary, I’m using the suggested Macnish format.  Several of the reference materials can be found in our community tree. —- gmsc Being […]


Open House Recap

On Sunday, we had a beautifully warm day for our annual open house and ice cream social.  It was a nice turn out and we had a couple of great pieces on display. Thank you to Joni Hinds for sharing her Civil War research.  Joni, Historian for the Village of Cleveland and CHS board member, did an impressive job compiling data on the Civil War that she mounted on display boards and duplicated in print format for the event.  You can tell a lot of time was spent on […]


William H. Foster

Contents Introduction English Childhood Coming to America Old Dominion, New Orleans, Texas Illinois A Return to Cleveland Eagle Tannery Residences The Window Glass Industry Supporting the Rails Political Life The Final Years St. James Episcopal Church End Notes Introduction The Village of Cleveland has a number of forefathers with vibrant histories.  However, few share the […]