Notable Southern Families, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Lookout Publishing Company, 1918 - Southern States
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Contents

I
5
II
25
III
32
IV
39
V
46
VI
59
VII
76
VIII
100
XII
140
XIII
146
XIV
152
XV
167
XVI
173
XVII
180
XVIII
207
XIX
217

IX
120
X
124
XI
132
XX
221
XXI
243

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Page 47 - Esq IN MEMORY OF Mrs. CATHRINE CALHOUN AGED 76 YEARS WHO WITH 22 OTHERS WAS HERE MURDERED BY THE INDIANS THE FIRST OF FEB. 1760 SO.
Page 125 - At the same time, having their hearts warmed with the same noble spirit that animates the united Colonies, and moved with indignation at the late ministerial and parliamentary usurpations, it is the earnest wish of the proprietors of Transylvania to be considered by the Colonies as brethren, engaged in the same great cause of liberty and of mankind.
Page 178 - He rose rapidly in his work and at the breaking out of the War Between the States, he was Bishop of Louisiana.
Page 5 - For this timely assistance, the king amply rewarded him with lands on the borders, and to perpetuate the memory of so important a service as well as the manner in which it was performed (for Fairbairn took the king by the thigh and set him on...
Page 125 - Mountain so as to strike the Ridge which divides the waters of the Tennessee River from those of the Cumberland, and with that ridge to the Ohio River, and with that river to the mouth of the Kentucky River aforesaid.
Page 220 - ... had with him. We explored the country south of Kentucky, and there were no more signs of white men there then than there is now west of the headwaters of the Missouri River. We also explored the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers from Stone's River down to the Ohio. (Stone's River is a south branch of Cumberland, and empties into it above Nashville. We gave it this name in our journal in May, 1767, after one of my fellow -travelers, Mr. Uriah Stone, and I am told that it retains the same name unto...
Page 188 - Sherrill, of whom a chronicler says "she could out run, out jump, walk more erect, and ride more gracefully than any other female in all the Mountains round about or on the continent at large.
Page 209 - The name of his first wife is unknown. His second wife was Mary Aston, daughter of Lieut.-Col. Walter Aston, of Henrico (or Charles City) County, whose tomb is at "Westover.
Page 125 - Indians, for a fair consideration, all their lands south of the Kentucky River, beginning at the mouth or junction of said river with the Ohio to its source, thence south into Tennessee, until a westwardly line should cross the Cumberland Mountain so as to strike the...

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