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Mr. Merritt was born in 1816. He came to the Delaware Town area when he was about 34 years old. His wife was the former Nancy Ragsdale (1814-1883). This couple and their 6 children all came from TN. It would seem likely that Nathaniel would have…

Joseph Merritt was born in the 1830s and was raised by his grandparents, the Joseph Porter family in the Delaware district in the years before the Civil War. It was for Mr Porter that Porter Township in Greene and then Christian County was named. …

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This 1888 photo taken in Springfield features 3 cousins who all had some connection to the greater Clever area, close to Delaware Town and lower Wilson Creek. From left: John Harrington, a son of Al Harrington; William Harrington, a son of attorney…
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