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If I  had a wagon – About

If I had a wagon – About

Heading West We know that Marshall traveled in a wagon train in the spring of 1866 first along the St. Joe Road, then the Great Platte River Road, and come into Denver on the Overland Trail. The St. Joe road can be approximated along any number of state highways on...
George Felch

George Felch

George Felch Most information in this blog is paraphrased or quoted from a book published by the  Seventh New Hampshire Veteran Association in 1896 entitled the Seventh Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers in the War of the Rebellion written by Henry Little. George Felch...
Charles and Sarah Zimmerman (Felch)

Charles and Sarah Zimmerman (Felch)

Charles parents John and Anna were both born in the Bern Switzerland area before migrating to Tuscarawas County Ohio in the 1830’s. They probably lived in the Sugar Creek area that is known for both its Amish and Swiss heritage.  They were later married in 1848...

Dead Man’s Canyon

Background All the information at the beginning of this post is available to provide some context.   This ghost story that was conveyed by Marshall P. Felch to Fitz-Mac in 1884 will be told in its entirety further into the post.  This story was located in the Western...