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Cogswell Tavern and Watts Mill
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TitleCogswell Tavern and Watts Mill
AbstractInformation about Watts Mill and Cogswell Tavern provided in the 6th and 7th items of the roll of microfilm, along with photo and description of William Cogswell (1793-1866), his wife Fanny Ann Cogswell (1793-1858), and their tavern built as a storage place near Sibley in 1855 after building a landing on their arrival to the area in 1844, traded to J. P. Matthews. Information also about the Fitzhugh family from 1827 to 1850, starting with John Fitzhugh, an early Jackson County judge buying a lot in Independence in 1827 and building a mill about 1832 later called Watts Mill.
NotesThe Cogswell Tavern is also called the Matthews Tavern and the Matthews-Cogswell Tavern.
LocationMicrofilm: Native Sons Scrapbooks, Roll 30 (Items 6-7)
Local SubjectMatthews-Cogswell Tavern
Cogswell, William
Fitzhugh Family
Watts Mill
Item TypeArchival Material
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Item ID99337
CONTENTdm number35779
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