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FOLLIS Families in Fairfield County, Ohio

My second great-grandparents Peter PROUGH 1808-about 1894 Fairfield County, Ohio to LaGrange County, Indiana to Missouri and Barbara Thurston 1821-about 1905 Wayne County, New York to LaGrange County, Indiana to Oklahoma. Thought to have died in 1905 in Oklahoma but cannot be found in the 1900 census with any of their children. Peter is thought to have died in 1894 on the way to Missouri and buried along the railroad tracks which they were following. They were last found in 1893 LaGrange County, Indiana.

Peter's parents George PROUGH 1781-1808 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania to Fairfield County, Ohio and Sarah WINDER 1789-1860 Washington County, Maryland to Fairfield County, Ohio. Sarah remarried Nicholas SIDENER. Son Peter immigrated to Indiana with a couple of his SIDENER half-brothers.

George's parents were Johann Peter BRACH 1757-after 1830 Berks County, Pennsylvania to Fairfield County, Ohio and Elisabeth BREININGER probably Pennsylvania to 1823 Fairfield County, Ohio.

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