States: Illinois: Crawford
No, I traced Robert Newton Ford's line back to see if he was when I found out that Jesse's first cousin, Hazael Lindsay, married my first cousin, Sarah Ford. Hazael and Sarah are buried in the Ford Cemetery, Crawford Co., IL.
This is suspicion on my part but in stories I have read Robert Newton claimed to Jesse he was a cousin to gain his confidence and the Lindsay connection to the Ford's may have been the reason he was believed.
Charles A. Watkins
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