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 Erastus Tousey was born on 9 October 1798 in New York to Zerah and Anna Tousey. The family moved from New York to Boone County by [[1805|1805]],​ when Zerah and his brothers established a [[ferries|ferry crossing]] to Lawrenceburg at Second Creek. ​ Erastus Tousey was born on 9 October 1798 in New York to Zerah and Anna Tousey. The family moved from New York to Boone County by [[1805|1805]],​ when Zerah and his brothers established a [[ferries|ferry crossing]] to Lawrenceburg at Second Creek. ​
  
-In 1822, Erastus built a federalist style home within Burlington, where he and his wife Catherine McHenry (1805-1895) raised four known children: Ann Eliza (1822-1865);​ Juliet S. (1825-1888);​ Mary F. (1829-1856);​ and Charles E. (1839-1882). Ann Eliza married Benjamin F. Stephenson ​in May [[1843|1843]]. ​+In 1822, Erastus built a federalist style home within Burlington, where he and his wife Catherine McHenry (1805-1895) raised four known children: Ann Eliza (1822-1865);​ Juliet S. (1825-1888);​ Mary F. (1829-1856);​ and Charles E. (1839-1882). Ann Eliza married Benjamin F. Stevenson ​in May [[1843|1843]]. ​
  
 Although a slaveholder,​ in 1849, Erastus Tousey was listed as a [[abolitionists_in_the_ohio_valley|Friend of Emancipation]] in the //Covington Journal//, along with 47 other Boone Countians. Although a slaveholder,​ in 1849, Erastus Tousey was listed as a [[abolitionists_in_the_ohio_valley|Friend of Emancipation]] in the //Covington Journal//, along with 47 other Boone Countians.
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