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COLUMN: War of 1812 to be discussed

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By DONNA MASON, Guest Columnist

The Second War for Independence played a great part in the settlement of Perry County. A reward for being a soldier in the War of 1812 was a bounty of land. Many families of those who received bounty land in Perry County still live here. Some of those family names are Weatherholt, Cunningham, Frakes, Connor, Alvey, Murphy, Weedman and many others who settled in Perry County and are buried here.


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