bittle30 Genealogy Research Paper and DNA plus miscellaneous commentary

Joe Frick grew up with all of the Frick’s as they all lived very close on adjoining properties owned originally, perhaps by Jacob Frick, veteran of the Revolutionary War, from North Carolina, and prior to that Buck’s County PA in the 1750’s. Jacob settled in Meisenheimer Precinct in the early 1800’s and was engaged in the business of making wagon wheels, and various other implements and was a Wheelwright by trade. This was west and southwest of Jonesboro, Illinois. 

Joe and I discussed the story that I observed online regarding the Trail of Tears traverse through Union County, Jonesboro Illinois. Seems a Mr. Frick, who owned land on both sides of the road, (Berryville Road), perhaps, near Lockard Chapel Church, would not permit the Cherokee’s to pass through his property, on their way to the Mississippi River and “they had to travel back up the steep hill toward Jonesboro. Now…

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