Monday, March 2, 2009

Pioneers of Old Hopewell With Sketches of Her Revolutionary Heroes By Ralph Ege

Pioneers of Old Hopewell With Sketches of Her Revolutionary Heroes By Ralph Ege: "NUMBER XLI After the death of David Larison the family continued to reside on the old farm described in our last until the marriage of Mrs Larison with Nathan Drake when the farm was sold to Mr Drake the deed bearing date May 15 1807 The same spring Jonathan the oldest son of David removed to Ohio settling in Hamilton County twelve miles north of Cincinnati which was then about the present size of the Borough of Hopewell Here Mr Larison cleared and improved a fine farm on which he resided for a period of fifty years and being within a few hours drive of the most rapidly growing town in the country at that time he found a ready market for his products and became very prosperous Mr and Mrs Larison lived to celebrate the sixty fourth anniversary of their marriage and had a family of four boys and four girls to each of whom he left a comfortable competence from the "

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