The Miller Family Move to Ohio

Post date: Sep 13, 2011 5:57:57 PM

Continuing story of 4th Great Grandfather.

Before they left, Abraham Jr. married Elizabeth Fouse in the Union Church on Clover Creek in 1814. The bride and groom had their own wagon covered with heavy Osnaburg cloth. Abe's was a larger Conestoga Freight-type wagon covered with the same cover, over the looped hickory rods. Other wagons accompanied them with their furniture and household needs and made shelters for their many children. This was a slower trip over a trail filled with tree stumps, rocks and on stormy days, the ruts and mud made traveling impossible for the wagons. The jolting and squeaking wheels accompanied the sounds of his stock being driven by his sons to their new home.