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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
It was his son, John B. Early, who married Margaret (Green?) in 1829
in Preble County, Ohio.

----- 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
> 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
> County was Brethren, although he did settle in Lanier Twp. where
> Brethren settled. He had three other sons, John (b. 1776), Henry
> 1781) and Mathias (4th son). At least Henry moved to Preble County
> 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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