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PETER WICKERSHAM

Locust Grove (Franklin Twp.) Cemetery
Adams County,
Ohio

This is Peter Wickerham I. I believe the family name may have been Wickersham but was Americanized to Wickerham. He was born in Pennsylvania and fought in the Revolution. He and his brother-in-law, Peter Platter, came to Ohio with their families on a flatboat around 1799-1800. Peter Wickerham built what is purported to be the first brick building in Adams County - the Wickerham Inn. The building is still standing and is a private residence.

Contributed on 5/17/10 by grtener
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Record #: 121425

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Submitted: 5/17/10 • Approved: 5/17/10 • Last Updated: 8/12/15 • R121425-G0-S3

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