Motor Mill History #1

Welcome to a series of posts on the history of the Motor Mill community!  These posts will supplement the timeline available on the “Learn the History” link. 
 We will start with the birth dates of the co-owners of the Mill:
*January 20 1804 – John Thompson (future buyer of Mill land with Timothy Davis)
*July 29 1825 – Jotham Pratt Dickinson (buys part of Motor land from Davis, including sawmill)
* March 22 1828 – James O Crosby (future Garnavillo attorney).