DUTCH RIDGE SCHOOL MEETING NOTES

Meeting notes from District No. 1 School

Dutch Ridge School, Perry Township, Allen County, Indiana

 

Oct. 5, 1867

School District No. One, Perry Twp., Allen Co., Ind.   The annual meeting of the legal voters of this District assembled at the school house in said District at 6 o'clock PM.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   H. HENSINGER was elected Director for the ensuing year.   Voted that WILLIAM C. HOLLOPETER be employed as teacher the ensuing term.   The meeting then adjourned.    JOSEPH WARNER, Jr.   Director

OCT. 12, 1867

School meeting called by Director for the purpose of letting a job of geting wood for said school.   Sold to the lowest bidder a job of furnishing thirteen cords of wood at one dollar and thirty cents per cord.   Sold to H. HENSINGER.     H. HENSINGER, Director

Dec. 2, 1867

School meeting called by Director.   Voted for the ensuing term of school to be taught four months.   Voted that the teacher should cord himself at two dollars per week.   Voted that the term of school should be four months.

April 11, 1868

School meeting called by Director.   Voted that PEBE VANDOLAH be employed as teacher ensuing term.   The meeting then adjourned.    HARRISON HENSINGER, Director

No date

School meeting called by Director.   Voted for the ensuing term of school to be taught three months.   Voted that the teacher should cord with the _____? dollars.  HARRISON HENSINGER, Director.

Nov. 9, 1868

Proceedings of the school meeting in District No. One held Nov. 9, 1868.   Voted that the teacher should board with the employers.  Caried by five for and none against it.   Was held by Mr. HENSINGER. 

Nov. 9, 1868

Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ MR. CRISTEL as teacher of term.  Caried by seven for and none against it.   Was held by MR. HENSINGER.

Nov. 9, 1868

Voted that if CRISTEL cannot be got, HENRY WILKERSON be employed as teacher.   Caried by seven for and none against it.   Voted that the next term of school commence the 23rd day of this month.   Caried by eight for and none against it.   Was held by MR. H. HENSINGER.

May 12, 1869

A special school meeting was called by the Director.   Voted that there should be a summer school.   Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ MRS. CLUTTER as teacher of this school the ensuing year.   Voted the term of school should commence the 18th day of this month and keep five weeks.   Then a vacation of four weeks.   The meeting was adjourned without date.   A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

Oct. 2, 1869

A special meeting called by the Director for the purpose of voting for a teacher for the winter term of school.   Called to order by the Director.   Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ GEORGE EARNEST as teacher for the winter term of school.   Voted that the Director find a teacher to teach the winter term of school in case the one voted for cannot be had, if he, the Director can find one.   Moved and adjourned without date.    A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

Oct. 1, 1870

The annual meeting of the legal voters of said District assembled at the school house and was called to order by A. C. GRIFFIN, Director.  JOSEPH WARRENER was chosen Director for the ensuing year.   On motion of SAMUEL FREDERICK, the meeting proceeded to designate a teacher for the term of school next ensuing.  WILLIAM BENDER, having received a majority of all votes cast, was declared chosen teacher.    A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

Oct. 1, 1871

The annual meeting of the legal voters of this District assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock PM.   the meeting was called to order by the Director.   The meeting failed to elect one of its members as Director.   Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ WILLIAM BENDER as teacher for the winter term of school.   The meeting then adjourned without date.    A. C. GRIFFIN, Director.

April 2, 1872

Pursuant to notice the legal voters of School District No. One, Perry Twp., Allen Co. in the State of Indiana met at the school house in said District One the 2nd day of April at 6 o'clock PM, the Director presiding on motion of SAMUEL FREDERICK.   the meeting proceeded to designate a teacher for the term of school next ensuing.  ADA WARNER, having received a majority of all votes cast, was declared chosen teacher.   Meeting then adjourned.    JOSEPH WARNER, Director

Oct. 5, 1872

Pursuant to notice, the legal voters of School District No. One, Perry Township, Allen county, Indiana, met at the school house in said District on the fifth day of October 1872 at 6 o'clock P.M., the Director presiding.   On motion of H. HENSINGER, the meeting proceeded to elect one of their members as Director.   JOSEPH WARNER was duly elected as Director for the ensuing year.     Voted that JOSEPH WARNER, Director, shall designate the teacher for the term of School next ensuing.    The meeting adjourned without date.    JOSEPH WARNER, Director.

Oct. 3, 1874

The annual meeting of legal voters of District No. 1 in Perry Tp., Allen Co., Ind., assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P.M.  The meeting was called to order by A. C. GRIFFIN who was elected chairman, the Director being absent.  FRANKLING GARMAN was elected Director for the ensuing year.   Voted that the Trustee shall not hire WILLIAM BENDER as teacher for the winter term of school.   Voted that the Trustee be requested to employ WILLIAM FREDERICK as teacher of this school the ensuing term.    Contracted with JOHN RINEHOLD for 10 cords of 2 foot green boddywood, beech, sugar, or hickory at $1.23 per cord, split, ready for the stove, to be delivered at the school house, ranked up on or before the 13th day of February, 1875.   The meeting then adjourned with date.     A. C. GRIFFIN, Chairman     (Transferred to Directors account)

July 17, 1875

A special school meeting called on the evening of the above date by the Director for the purpose of electing a teacher for the fall term of school in District No. 1, Perry Twp.   MISS ADDA WARNER was proposed and voted for.     ____? against the vote resulted against her.   Then MISS PHILLIPS was voted for.   The result was in favor of her being employed as teacher for the fall term of school.   Also vote taken that if she cannot be had, that the Trustee furnish a teacher for the fall term of school.   B. F. GARMAN

Oct. 2, 1875

The annual meeting of legal voters of District No. 1 in Perry Twp., Allen Co., Ind., assembled at the school house in said District 7 o'clock P.M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   Voted that B. F. GARMAN act as Director the ensuing year.   Voted that WILLIAM KEERAN be employed as teacher.   The result is in favor of him.   Voted if he cannot be had, that it be left in the hands of the Director.  Contracted with MILTON MYERS for 10 cords of wood, 2 ft green bodywood, sugar, beech or hickory at $1.10 per cord, split ready for the stove, to be delivered to the school house, ranked up, on or before the 15th of February.   The meeting adjourned.    JOSEPH WARNER, Chairman.

Oct. 6, 1876

Pursuant to notice, the legal voters of School District No. 1, Perry Twp., Allen County in the State of Indiana, met at the school house in said District on the 6th day of October, 1876, at 6 o'clock P. M.    A. C. GRIFFIN presiding.    The meeting was called to order by the Director.   HARRISON HENSINGER was elected Director for the ensuing year.   Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to furnish a good teacher for the coming winter term of school.  MILTON MYERS contracted to furnish 12 cords of 2 ft wood to be used for school purposes.   The same to be sound bodywood, beech, sugar, oak, or hickory, split ready for the stove and delivered at the school house and corded on or before the first day of February 1877.   The meeting then adjourned without date.    A.C. GRIFFIN, Chairman

March 28, 1877

At a special meeting of the legal voters of the District assembled at the school house in said District at 6 o'clock P.M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ GEORGE KETCHUM as teacher of this school the ensuing term.   The meeting was then adjourned without date.    Director

Oct. 6, 1877

The annual meeting of legal voters of this District assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P.M.    The meeting was called to order by the Director who made a motion that A. C. GRIFFIN act as chairman, which motion was carried.   SAMUEL FREDERICK was elected Director for the ensuing year.   Voted that the Township Trustee furnish a teacher for the winter term of school.   The meeting then adjourned without date.      A. C. GRIFFIN

March 25, 1878

A special school meeting was held on the above date at 6 o'clock P.M.    Voted that the Township Trustee be requested to employ GEORGE KETCHUM for the summer term of school and in case he can't be got, that he should furnish a ________ teacher for the summer term and also school to commence on first day of April.   SAMUEL FREDERICK, Director

Oct. 6, 1878

The annual meeting of the legal voters of this District assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P.M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   On motion and a vote, SAMUEL FREDERICK was elected Director for the ensuing year.    Voted that the Township Trustee employ ANSAN DUNTIN for the winter term of school.   The meeting then adjourned without date.    SAMUEL FREDERICK, Director

Oct. 4, 1879

The annual meeting of the legal voters of this District assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P. M.    The meeting was called to order by the Director. A. C. GRIFFIN was elected Director for the ensuing year.    JOSEPH WARNER, Director

March 28, 1880

A special meeting of legal voters of District No. 1 assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P. M.    The meeting was called to order by the Director.   A motion was made and carried that the Trustee employ J. A. SHOUP teacher for the spring term of school.   There being no further business, the meeting adjourned without date.   A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

Aug. 16, 1880

Special meeting of legal voters of District No. 1, Perry Twp., Allen Co, Indiana, at the school house in said District at 8 o'clock P.M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   There was a vote taken and carried that the Township Trustee procure a competent teacher to teach the next term of school and that the term begin on the 13th day of September, 1880.   Also that he furnish a teacher's desk.   Also that he furnish and put up a suitable bell for the school house.   There being no further business, the meeting adjourned without date.    A. C. GRIFFIN, Director  

Oct. 2, 1880

The annual meeting of legal voters of District No. 1, Perry Township, assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P.M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.   HARRISON HENSINGER was elected Director for the ensuing year.   There was a motion made and seconded and carried that the Trustee fence the school grounds in said District.   No further business coming before the meeting, the meeting was adjourned without date.    A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

March 16,

A special meeting of legal voters of District No. 1 assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P. M.    The meeting was called to order by the Director.     A motion was made and carried that the Trustee employ C (?) DUNTON teacher for the spring term of school.   There being no further business, the meeting adjourned without date.    HARRISON HENSINGER,  Director

Oct. 7, 1882

The annual meeting of legal voters of District No. 1, Perry Township, assembled at the school house in said District at 7 o'clock P.M.    The meeting was called to order by the Director and JAMES STERLING was elected Director for the ensuing year.   There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned without date.    HARRISON HENSINGER

November 29, 1883

Found in the expense book .... Held a school meeting and contracted with MILTON MYERS for 20 cord of wood,  sound body wood to be hickory, or beech, or oak or sugar,  to be split ready for the stove, and to be ranked up at the school house on Dutch Ridge on or before the first of March.   He agrees to furnish said wood at 99 cents a cord.   Also agreed to put poles under the wood for 10 cents a cord.   Also a vote was taken to exclude all children from said school that did not legally belong.   There was 7 in favor of excluding all children that did not legally belong and none to return them.   JAMES STIRLEN, Director

Oct. 1884

Found in the book on expenses for the school that in this year they "held a school meeting and contracted with MILTON MYERS for 20 cords of good sound hard body wood at 99 cents per cord, with poles under the wood, to be ranked in good order on the first day of March, on or before.   Also a vote in regards to GEORGE BENDER teaching our school.   The result was 9 for dismissal and none to return him.   Also elected ISRAEL MYERS for Director.  

Oct. 2, 1886

A meeting of the householders of District No. 1 was held at the School House of said District.   First in order, to elect a Director.   MILTON MYERS was elected Director.   Next in order was to let a job of getting 10 cords of hard wood went to JIM WARNER.   Agreed to deliver for $1.00 a cord.    MILTON MYERS, Director

October 1, 1887

A meeting of the householders of District No. 1 was held at the school house of said District.   First in order was to elect a Director.   ISRAL MYERS was elected Director.   Next in order was to let a job of getting 10 cords of hard body wood.  JAMES WARNER  agreed to deliver for 80 cents per cord. 

Dec. 16, 1887

There was a school meeting held at District nomber one for the purpos for a new school house.   Voating and carrit by the householders of 12 voating.

Dec. 16, 1887

There was a voat let for a well.   Voated and carrit by the householder Deastrick Nomber one.   Drector   ISRAEL MYERS

Oct. 5, 1889

The annual meeting of the legal voters of this District assembled in the school house of said District at 7 o'clock P. M.   The meeting was called to order by the Director.  A. C. GRIFFIN was elected Director for the ensuing year.   The Director sold a job at public  outcry of 15 cords of hardwood, beech, sugar or hickory, 2 ft long, for the sum of one dollar and twelve cents per cord to JOHN E. GRIFFIN to be delivered at the school house on or before March 1st, 1890, ranked up.   The meeting then adjourned without date.   A. C. GRIFFIN, Director

Oct 4th, 1890  

The annual school meeting of District No. 1 in Perry Township was called to order.   First in order, JOHN A. WARNER was elected president of the meeting.    Second, Nominations were made for Director as follows:  J. A. WARNER and A. C. GRIFFIN.   JOHN A. WARNER was elected by a unanimous vote.   Next in order, a job of getting 15 cords of wood, to be bodywood, sugar, beech, or hickory, 2 ft long, to be delivered in the school yard and corded on poles.   Was sold to PERRY WARNER at one dollar per cord.    J. A. WARNER, President

Oct. 3, 1891

The annual school meeting of legal voters of District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.  JOHN A. WARNER was elected Director for the ensuing year.  Next, a job of getting twelve (12) cords of wood, to be hard boddy wood, sugar, beech, or hickory, 2 ft long and delivered on the school grounds and corded on poles on or before April 1/92 was let to A. H. WARNER for ninety-seven (97) cents per cord.   The meeting then adjourned without date.    J. A. WARNER, Director

Oct. 1, 1892

The annual school meeting of District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.   First in order, JOHN A. WARNER was elected Director for the ensuing year.   Next, a job of getting 12 cords of wood was let to JOHN A. WARNER to be hard boddy wood, sugar, beech, or hickory, to be delivered on the school ground and corded on poles on or before the first of May, 1893, at 99 cents per cord.   The meeting adjourned without date.   JOHN A WARNER, Director

Oct. 7, 1893

The annual school meeting of District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.   Business was transacted as follows:   First, WILLIAM GARMAN was nominated and one vote was cast in favor of the nomination by a vote.   Next was the selling of the fence on the east and south sides of the school yard to the highest bidder, which was sold to JOHN A. WARNER for $1.50.    Next, a job of getting 8 cords of wood to be beach, sugar or hickory, 20 inches long, single bank (?) to be delivered to the school ground and corded on poles on or before the first of May, 1894 at 99 cents per cord.   The meeting was adjourned without date.   JOHN A. WARNER, Director

Oct. 6, 1894

The annual school meeting of District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.   First in order, WILLIAM H. GARMAN was elected Director for the ensuing year by a unanimous vote.   Next, a job of getting 14 cords of wood was let to WILLIE WARNER.    To be hard boddy, sugar, beach, or hickory to be delivered on the school grounds and corded on poles on or before the first of March 1895 at 78 cents per cord.   The meeting was adjourned without date.    WILLIAM H. GARMAN, Director

Oct. 5, 1895

The annual school meeting of the District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.   First in order, WILLIAM H. GARMAN was elected Director for the ensuing year by a majority vote.   Next, the job of getting 15 cords of wood was let to WILLIAM WARNER to be hard body wood, sugar, beach, or hickory, to be delivered to the school ground and corded on poles on or before the first of March, 1896 at 80 cents per cord.   The meeting adjourned without date.   WILLIAM GARMAN, Director

Oct. 3, 1896

The annual school meeting was held at District No. 1 and was called to order by the director.   First in order was the election of the director.  MR. AMOS FREDERICK was elected by a majority of votes for the ensuing year.   Next, a job of getting 15 cords of wood was let to JOHN MUHN to be sugar, beach, or hickory, to be delivered on the school ground on or before the 1st of March, 1897 at 67 cents per cord.   The meeting was adjourned without date.    WILLIAM GARMAN, Director

Oct. 2, 1897

The annual school meeting was held at District No. 1 and was called to order by the Director.   First in order was the election of the Director.   MR. MILTON MYERS was elected by a majority of votes for the ensuing year.   Next, a job of getting 15 cords of wood was let to NATHAN WARNER to be sugar, beach, hickory or oak, to be delivered on the school grounds on or before the 1st of March, 1898 at 70 cents per cord.    The meeting was adjourned without date.    AMOS FREDERICK,  Director

Oct. 1, 1898

The annual school meeting was held at District No. 1 and was called to order by the Director.   First in order was the election of a Director.   MR. MILTON MYERS was re-elected by a majority of votes for the coming year.    Next, a job of getting 15 cords of wood was let to WALTER WARNER, to be sugar, beach, hickory or oak body wood, to be delivered on the school ground on or before March 1st, 1899 at 68 cents a cord.   The meeting was adjourned without date.   MR. MILTON MYERS, Director

Oct. 6th 1900

The annual school meeting was held at District No. 1 and was called to order by the Director.    First in order was the election of a Director.   MR. JOHN WARNER was elected by a majority of votes for the coming year.    Next, a job of getting 20 cords of wood was let to WILLIAM WARNER, to be hard wood, to be delivered on the school ground at $1.00 a cord.     MR. MILTON MYERS, Director

Oct 6, 1901

The annual meeting of the school District No. 1 was called to order by the Director.   JOHN A. WARNER was elected director for the ensuing year.   A job of getting 15 cords of wood, to be hard boddy wood, delivered and corded on the school ground was let to LINCOLN WARNER at 98 cents per cord.   Meeting adjourned.   JOHN A. WARNER, Director