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From: Wilken <>
Subject: Re: migration routes
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 15:18:17 -0600
I'm wondering if the "Old Fort Redstone (now Brownsville, PA)" you mention
might relate to the following. "Richard & Frances (STRICKLER)
MASON...emigrated from the Red Stone country, Pennsylvania, in 1798, and
located in Montgomery County, Ohio."
Jane in CO
At 10:44 AM 9/25/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>What would have been the logical route to take from Sussex County, New
>>Jersey to Perry County, Ohio in 1812? Anyone? Thanks.
>Thats right on the Zane Trace --Fort Henry is now Wheeling WVa, and the
>Trace went from there to Zanesville OH, and headed south along US22. There
>were some who used it -especially since we had the Jonathan Creek Church
>there (Licking Co). [We have a church just outside Zanesville, too, at
>White Cottage on the old Trace. Perry Co is next west (--I taught school
>in Perry Co, when I pastored White Cottage)].
>To go from NJ to Wheeling in 1812, would likely take the Forbes Road (now
>US30) to Pittsburg and down the Ohio River. I misplaced my National Road
>information, but I think it was 1817 when the Cumberland Road section was
>completed to Wheeling.
>The Brethren did go to Frederick MD and west to Hagarstown to Cumberland MD
>and follow Braddocks Road to Old Fort Redstone (now Brownsville PA) some to
>go down the River, others went on to Washington Co PA. There were many who
>came west from Washington Co.
>Merle C Rummel
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