States: Ohio: Butler
Does anyone have any ideas about why so many people from Butler County, Ohio moved specifically to Henry County, Iowa during the 1850s?
I'd read about Quakers moving as a group to Henry County during the 1830s, along with the general history of other types of groups gradually moving westward together over time, but I haven't found any info as to how Butler County residents may have been linked in a way that would draw them to the Henry County, IA general area during that one decade. (some families from Butler Co, OH, I noticed, moved there a little earlier, but I haven't found a Quaker link, or anything else)
Thank you in advance for any tips, pointers, or clues!
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