Jonathan Caldwell Friend & Elizabeth Jane Ruggless (Download)


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    Jonathan Caldwell Friend & Elizabeth Jane Ruggless and Their Descendants of Braxton County, VA (WV)
    Patty (Friend) Thompson

    Jonathan Caldwell Friend was born to Jacob Friend and Elizabeth Skidmore in 1774, was the grandson of Israel Friend of near Harper’s Ferry, WV and was the great grandson of Andrew Friend, who is covered in the book “Andrew Friend and His Family: The Earliest Pioneers of the Potomac River 2nd Edition by Patty (Friend) Thompson and Patrick T. Smith”.

    In 1822 Jonathan Caldwell Friend married Elizabeth Jane Ruggless (Rugless) and together they had seven known children, which will be covered in this book. The children’s names were Mary Jane Friend, Priscilla Sophia Friend, Matilda Ann Friend, Harding Rugless Friend, Catherine Adelaide Friend, Margaret Minerva Friend and Jonathan Caldwell Friend, Jr.

    This edition contains 543 pages. All proceeds of this book published by the FFAA will go to the FFAA, a non-profit organization. All sales of copies of this book and CD are final.

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