LINKS TO THE PAST

William Roadhouse (1796-1880) and a description of Albion Township at that time.  Publication and date unknown.

History Now in Preparation of Pioneer Peel Family, The Conservator, Brampton, December 6, 1951 Roadhouse and Rose Funeral Home

Our Heritage Ridgeway Battlefield – “In 1916 the Roadhouse family bought the house and later donated it to the Bertie Historical Society in 1975.”

The William and Elizabeth Roadhouse Homestead by Ralph and Earlene Monkman.

The following articles relate to the branch of the family who moved to the United States in the mid 1800s.  Roadhouses of Monterey California tells of Joseph Roadhouse (1815-1871) who engaged in the Black Hawk Indian War and later moved to California.  An article from a Watsonville California newspaper titled ” Berkeley Writer Tells How the Roadhouse Family Came here in ’54” provides another account of Joseph Roadhouse who was responsible for the naming of Watsonville.  Learn more about Joseph Roadhouse from the article The Roadhouse and Norriss Families, First Settlers of Moss Landing, of Monterey California.

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