I am looking for more complete info on the family of AARON FRIEND- b. abt. 1820 OH. He was married25 Dec., 1842 Lancaster, Fairfield Co., OH to Sohphia HEDGES-b. abt. 1816 Hocking Co., OH.Sophia was the d/o Caleb HEDGES Jr.-b. 04 March, 1789 Hagerstown, Frederick Co., MD., and Mary "Polly" CLELLAN-b. 22 Feb., 1794 Georgetown, Frederick Co., MD. Sophia's father- Caleb HEDGES Jr., was raised by a FRIEND family in Hagerstown, Frederick Co., MD. We have wondered who this FRIEND family was that raised him. Aaron FRIEND and family were in Laurel Twp., Hocking Co., OH in the 1860 Fed. Census- pg. 76.
Children listed- Lorenzo C.- age 16, Mariah J.-age 8, Amos J.-age 5, and Eliza Jane- age 4.
(Caleb HEDGES Jr. and wife, died in Perry Twp., Hocking Co., OH.)