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Trumbull County Encyclopedia!

This database is a compilation of entries submitted by local researchers and history organizations as a public research platform.  Search by person, business, or location to browse inspiring stories of those who built our Trumbull County community!

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Brackett, Leigh (1915-1978)

Leigh Brackett was a famous science fiction writer who became known as the Queen of Space Opera. She was also a noted Hollywood screenwriter who worked on such films as The Big Sleep (1946), Rio Bravo (1959) and The Long Goodbye (1973). She also wrote the first draft of The Empire Strikes Back.

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Brainard Steel Co.

Submitted by Richard K. Fleischer Est. Circa 1918 Located originally at Paige Ave. and Griswold St. Eventually moved to Larchmont Ave. NE. When

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Bristol Inn

Submitted by Kathy Seemann In 1806, two years after Bristol Township in Trumbull County, Ohio was first settled by Abraham Baughman, Jonathan Walkley

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Butler, Joseph

Submitted by Gary Moss Joseph Badger was one of the first and most prominent Congregational itinerant missionaries in the part of northeast Ohio

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Hall, Ernie (1897-1972)

Ernie Hall, who was born in 1897 and died in 1972, is believed to be the first man continuously and actively engaged and employed in aviation for over 50 years. To the people of Warren, Ohio, they were able to observe the pioneer of aviation in action.

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