Johnston and Robson Mill History - Orange County, NC (Paperback)

Johnston and Robson Mill History - Orange County, NC By Stewart Dunaway Cover Image
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This book documents the old Johnston mill site (1793), which was sold to William Robson in 1810, for $3500. Then George Johnston and his son, built a second mill, a saw mill, on New Hope Creek. This would lead to a law suit with Robson in 1823. Original documents, including many depositions and a letter to Judge Ruffin, tells the whole story. This book covers both of these mill sites and even a third mill site - Charles Johnston on New Hope Creek near Turkey Farm Road. This book has all the deed records, plats, pictures, maps and many drawings, describing the mill operations, and locations. Some basic genealogy is provided on the Johnston, and more so on for the Robson family. Cemetery locations, images of tombstones, and even the slaves burial sites are shown. New updated George Johnston Estate files which tell the family stories of 1820's. Also Charles W. Johnston Estate papers with detailed plats for division of land. Lastly, survey information about the mill off of Turkey Farm Road.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780557127542
ISBN-10: 0557127548
Publisher: Lulu Press
Publication Date: April 26th, 2009
Pages: 258
Language: English