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From: sharon s stine< >
Subject: Re: migration routes
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 17:35:20 -0500
Thanks, Merle. This weekend I'll sit down with the maps and find the
route you've listed. I'm grateful for your help. -- Sue
On Fri, 25 Sep 1998 10:44:19 -0400 Merle Rummel <>
>>What would have been the logical route to take from Sussex County,
>>Jersey to Perry County, Ohio in 1812? Anyone? Thanks.
>Thats right on the Zane Trace --Fort Henry is now Wheeling WVa, and
>Trace went from there to Zanesville OH, and headed south along US22.
>were some who used it -especially since we had the Jonathan Creek
>there (Licking Co). [We have a church just outside Zanesville, too,
>White Cottage on the old Trace. Perry Co is next west (--I taught
>in Perry Co, when I pastored White Cottage)].
>To go from NJ to Wheeling in 1812, would likely take the Forbes Road
>US30) to Pittsburg and down the Ohio River. I misplaced my National
>information, but I think it was 1817 when the Cumberland Road section
>completed to Wheeling.
>The Brethren did go to Frederick MD and west to Hagarstown to
>and follow Braddocks Road to Old Fort Redstone (now Brownsville PA)
>go down the River, others went on to Washington Co PA. There were
>came west from Washington Co.
>Merle C Rummel
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