Pioneer Settlers of Grayson County, Virginia (Google eBook)

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King printing Company, 1914 - Grayson Co., Va - 206 pages
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Page 130 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 110 - For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption : But he whom God raised again saw no corruption.
Page 168 - He rebuked the flattering of courtiers by showing them that the in-rolling tide is no respecter of persons; he endeavored to rule justly, and his liking for the monks found expression in his song: "Merrily sang the Monks of Ely, As Canute the King was passing by.
Page 9 - Bond with good security in the sum of $150 conditioned as the law directs, a license is granted him to keep an ordinary at his house in...
Page 165 - All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother blessings on her memory!
Page 154 - ... and in the year 1773, again went to Virginia to arrange the affairs of his brother, who had died there without leaving any family ; and about this time, in addition to his original surname, he assumed the patronymic of Jones, his father's christian-name having been John. This custom, which is of classical authority, has long been prevalent in Wales, and in various other countries, although it is not practised in that part of the island in which he was born.
Page 7 - Consider at which the Court are of opinion that he is Guilty of the fact wherewith he stands Charged...
Page 3 - Test together with the Oath of a Justice of the Peace and the Oath of a Justice of the County Court in Chancery...
Page 7 - ... Williamson Spbd On the Complt of John McaNully ag'st his Master, Casper Reel, for beating & abuseing him, being Sum'd, appeared, and on hear'g the parties & the Wits the Court are of Opinion that the Complt is Groundless & be dismised, and It is Ord that the Sheriff take the Serv't and give him 25 Lashes well Laid on.
Page 52 - M'Millan. By a remarkable coincidence, he and the Rev. William Morehead were married to sisters by their father-in-law on the same day took sick on the same day died on the same day, and were buried in the same grave, in the burying ground belonging to the congregation of Chartiers.

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