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From: "J. M. Freed" <>
Subject: [BRE] Re: Early Family, Preble Co CORRECTION!
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 15:00:37 -0500
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CORRECTION To my EARLY family message below:

Henry Early married Mary Byerly in 1805 in Rockingham County, VA, NOT
1829.
It was his son, John B. Early, who married Margaret (Green?) in 1829
in Preble County, Ohio.
Jim


----- Original Message -----
From: "J. M. Freed" <>
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Sent: Friday, January 10, 2003 2:51 PM
Subject: Early Family, Preble Co., OH; was "Foutz..."


> I suggest that all the Early family members in Preble County, Ohio,
> descend from John (probably b. 1752, PA, lived in VA, and died in
> Preble County, OH,1823) and Ann Margaret Early. John (probably with
> his wife, but unknown) moved from Rockingham CO., VA to Preble
County,
> in 1816. He left behind in Rockingham County, his son Jacob, from
> whom Henry Clay Early descends. (H.C Early was a noted "evangelist,
> free minister, and policy maker" for the Church of the Brethren and
> served as the moderator of the entire church for seven different
> years, 1906-1919. (Info on H.C. Early from the Brethren
> Encyclopedia).
>
> I have no hard evidence that the John Early who died in 1823 in
Preble
> County was Brethren, although he did settle in Lanier Twp. where
other
> Brethren settled. He had three other sons, John (b. 1776), Henry
(b.
> 1781) and Mathias (4th son). At least Henry moved to Preble County
and
> who is my ancestor. Henry was married in 1829 and did have a son
> named John B. Early, who could not have been Lucinda Early's father.
> I do not know from what son Lucinda Early may have been descended.



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