William Ford

SOURCE: W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County"

pp17-18 - One of 5 commissioners who were elected to locate the county seat and giving it a name. (21 Feb 1822)
p9 - "William Ford moved from GA in 1816, and with the aid of his sons, John and Enos, he established a home on Perry Ridge, in the eastern part of the county. In 1817, he built the first saw and grist-mill in the county." - (quoting from Fagan 26 Mar 1909.)
Found on list of Early Settlers.
[end Harris quotes]
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