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The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Kingston is approximately 1,153 (1990), 1032 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 480 (1990), 458 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kingston is 0.956 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kingston to Washington DC is 336 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 35 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kingston is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 82.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.


The well known Chicago Tribune Newspaper cartoonist, John Tinney McCutcheon, was also a descendant of the Kingson McCutcheons. (see historical events in the index) His famous "Injun Summer" cartoon is well known.
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Kingston Historical Events

John McCutchen (-eon) mar. Susanna Caldwell and lived at Kingston, Ohio, from about 1817 or before to ? They had an inn there. John died on the Natchez trace 3 July 1822, returning from Natchez. This info. appeared in a contemporary newspaper in Pickaway County. Their Inn was once in Ross, near the top line of the county, but the line was moved, placing the inn in Pickaway Co. The old building was still standing about 20 years ago (abt 1982) when we were there. It was a durable, large brick building and is still probably standing. The Recorder's office has a plat of Kingston showing a small sketch of this inn! Susanna continued to run the inn for some years after her husband's death. She finally died in a fire there. All family members except John McCutcheon are buried in the local Kingston Cemetery

Nancy McCutcheon, daughter of John and Susannah (Caldwell) McCutcheon was b. 1801, and on 17 Dec. mar. John C. Clark. The Clarks eventually moved to Martin Co., IN, and then to Vincennes in Knox Co., where John C. Clark became a well known inn keeper (the American Hotel). Their daughter, Isadore (Clark) Scott Badollet was my great grandmother. Isadore married 2nd Lewis Badollet and they had my grandmother, Mary Adeline Badollet.
Submitted by Mary P. Hammersmith

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