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David Conger, Early Settler of the "Sufferers Land"
Posted by: David Barton (ID *****2424) Date: January 29, 2011 at 18:39:27
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I have posted a review of "History of the Fire-Lands," published in 1879 by WW Williams on the "Firelands History Website": http://firelands.wordpress.com.
Included in this book is a biography, portrait and illustration of the residence of David Conger, who settled in the Firelands of Northwestern Ohio in 1819.
The Firelands, or Sufferers' Land, was set aside for "Sufferers" in Connecticut whose homes were burned by the British during the American Revolution. It includes present day Huron, Erie, Ottawa, and Ashland Counties in Ohio.
My post includes a short synopsis of "History of the Fire-Lands" and the Table of Contents with links to the free on-line book's histories, biographies and illustrations of the pioneers and their families.
I invite you to check out this interesting biography of David Conger and other pioneers of the Firelands.

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