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Hanging Rock
Lawrence County, Ohio


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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Hanging Rock is approximately 306 (1990), 221 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 116 (1990), 95 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hanging Rock is 1.606 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.165 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hanging Rock to Washington DC is 324 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 99 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hanging Rock is positioned 38.55 degrees north of the equator and 82.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.


near Ironton and the Kentucky-West Virginia border area in southeastern Ohio
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Hanging Rock Historical Events

1866, November
I have been told that my gggrandfather, George Willis, was murdered on his farm in November 1866. I believe he was 24 years old at the time of his death. Allegedly (3) men rode up on his property and shot him to death. the (3) were caught and (2) were hanged and (1) hanged himself in the jail. I am told that he had been discharged from the army a short time before.

George Willis
Wife, Johanna Patton
b. 5-2-1826 in Ohio d. 4-2-1911 in Lewis County, Kentucky.
Their children:
McKinley Willis b. 1863
Wilson Willis b. 1864
George B. Willis b. 1865
Mary Willis b. 1866
William Willis b. 2-7-1867 d. 7-25-1937, he died in Lewis county Kentucky
Submitted by Dave
email: Hanging Rock


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