Horace Healy journal 1838
Horace Healy of Middlebury, New York, married and had several children before May 1838, when he embarked on a journey to Illinois and Michigan. His brother, Freeborn Healy (1793-1825), died in Macomb County, Michigan. His daughter Laura Pamelia Healy was born on July 12, 1824. Horace Healy served as a justice of the peace for Middlebury in 1827 and as a member of the New York State Assembly in 1840.