Beginnings Part I

Benjamin Stites II was born around 1746 in Scotch Pines, New Jersey into a family recently relocated from New England.  At age twenty-two or so, he married Rachel Walden, and almost immediately, they set off for the western frontier, located at the time just south of Pittsburg.  They first settled on Tenmile Creek at the site of Pollock’s Mill, whereContinue reading “Beginnings Part I”