A History of Watauga County, North Carolina

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The Overmountain Press, Jun 1, 1992 - History - 380 pages
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This well-known history of Watauga County, North Carolina, chronicles everything from Watauga County’s “Yankee Ancestry” to its role in the Revolutionary and Civil wars.
 

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Contents

The relation of Watauga County and its residents
10
of Mr Skiles Removal of St Johns Reinstitution of Mission
78
Light on the Jersey Settlement Meagre facts con
87
Democracy of the religion of the mountaineer
97
Formation of county Councills influence Three
114
Boone incorporated Its attractions Miss Morleys
142
Calloway sisters Pioneer hunters James Aldridge
186
Fine Watauga County scenery Cove Creek
209
Antebellum education Peculiarities of speech
243
Gold mines and mining First owners of Cranberry
263
Sketches of Prominent Families Alphabetically Arranged
279
Index
357
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About the author (1992)

John Preston Arthur was born in 1851 in Columbia, South Carolina. After moving to Asheville, North Carolina in 1887, he was made secretary of the Street Railway Company, later becoming manager and superintendent until 1894.

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