#11 (catch up) John Hominy Wright is my 4th great grandfather on my maternal grandmother’s side. He was born 17 March 1774 to James Wright and Sarah Haworth in Newberry, South Carolina. The family were among a group of Quakers … Continue reading
I am working my way through this book. It is invaluable for information about most of our Farmland, Indiana family. I’ll be posting many tidbits of information from this book in the next few weeks.
Example of an early saw mill “On Sparrow creek a saw-mill was erected (before the Macksville grist-mill was built) by Morgan Mills. He used to saw day and night. He would set his log and start the saw, and then … Continue reading
In doing research on the Wrights and the Mills, the names of two areas pop up time and again, White River Township and Stoney Creek Township in Randolph County, Indiana. After reviewing successive U.S. Federal censuses, I assumed that my ancestors … Continue reading