Sketches Of Western North Carolina Historical And Biographical

Hunter, C. L. Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical. 1877.

Captain James Houston’s Muster Roll

Captain, James Houston Lieutenant, William Davidson David Evins David Byers Robert Byers, Nat. Ewing, Alexander Work William Creswell William Erwin John Hovis John Thompson John Beard John Poston Robert Poston Paul Cunningham John M. Connell Moses White Angus McCauley Robert Brevard Adam Torrence, Sr. Adam Torrence, Jr. Charles Quigley James Gulick Benjamin Brevard Thomas Templeton …

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Captain Charles Polk’s “Muster Roll”

Captain, Charles Polk 1st Lieut, William Ramsey 2nd Lieut., John Lemmond 1st Sergt, John Montgomery 2nd Sergt., William Galbraith (erased) Drummer, Hugh Lindsay John Smith John Polk, Sen. (erased) John Wylie John Findley John Galbraith James Hall John Stansill William —- (illegible) John Miller Humphrey Hunter Henry Carter James Maxwell John Maxwell Robert Galbraith John …

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Biography of Robert Irwin

“Robert Irwin” was a distinguished officer, and performed important military service during the Revolutionary War. In 1776, he and William Alexander each, commanded a regiment under General Rutherford, in the expedition from Mecklenburg, Rowan, Lincoln, and other counties, to subdue the Cherokee Indians, who were committing murders and numerous depredations upon the frontier settlements. After …

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Biography of Judge John F. Jack

Judge John F. Jack married Elizabeth, next to the youngest daughter of General William Cocke, previously mentioned, who was a Captain in the Revolutionary War, a companion of Daniel Boon from western North Carolina across the Alleghany mountains to the “wilderness of Kentucky,” a prominent actor in the establishment of the “Frankland Government,” one of …

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