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1820 Maryland to Indiana Move
John Sedwick (1775 - 1849)
John Sedwick (1775 - 1849), husband of Elizabeth Rawlings, moved from Calvert County, Maryland to Elletsville, Monroe County, Indiana in 1820. They left on March 1, 1820 and traveled by ship upriver, wagon train overland and a boat down the Ohio River. They arrived at Ellettsville on April 6. John kept a journal of the journey, making daily entries; the final entry was on April 7.
In 1987 the original diary was "in the hands of descendants of Sarah Rawlings Sedwick ... who married Ransom W Akin, and their son, Joseph Akin had copies made for other Sedwick descendants.1"
Also according to Margaret Sedwick's manuscript, the following 11 people made the trip:
John Sedwick and Elizabeth Rawlings and their children:
Links to the pages of the manuscript: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
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