If your ancestor apparently picked up and moved to where he knew no one, is it possible he was responding to an advertisement? Speculators, land agents, promoted their projects and developments in a variety of ways–including newspapers.
It might have been an advertisement that caused your ancestor to pick up and move to where he knew no one.
Source: Genealogy Tip of the Day http://genealogytipoftheday.com
Posted On: June 17, 2021 at 02:45PM