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Reba burright train journey notes

Reba Burright’s Journey To Chicago

During the 1920’s Reba Burright and Ivy Burright took a train journey to Chicago to meet up with their sister Ora Blanche Burright. Reba documented the trip in one of her notebooks. The notebook has several...

First Court House In Van Wert County Ohio where counties first murder trial was held

Burright’s Role In 1840 Murder Trial

We know where Orrin Burright and his brother Ashbell [Asabel] were in 1840. According to ‘The History of Van Wert County’ they were members of the Indicting Jury, in the first murder trial in...