The Firelands, The Connecticut Western Reserve, and the Ohio Territory

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG
Jul 19, 2017
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Connecticut Reserve
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Northwest Territory
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Who Came
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How they migrated
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Tracing Migration
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About this webinar

The northeastern lands of Ohio are aptly named “The Firelands”, and “The Western Reserve”. How did they come to be called that? And, what connection do they have to the northeastern states? “Ohio fever” brought a lot of settlers to the state following the Northwest Ordinance of 1787. A section of Ohio named “The Western Reserve” will be of particular interest to those having ties to Connecticut.

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About the speaker

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, was involved in genealogy before she was even born. The daughter of avid genealogists, she was spending time in courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing on swings and going to the beach. The love of
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