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From: Sandi Gorin <>
Subject: TIP 266 - STATIONS IN NORTHERN KY & FORT NELSON
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 07:36:38 -0500


TIP #266 - STATIONS IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY AND FORT NELSON

Settlers who were stationed in Limestone-Washington and those in present
day Mason County (formerly Bourbon) included the following with arrival
dates when known: Samuel ARROWSMITH, James BATTERTON, James BRYAN-1775;
Caleb CARMAN, Jacob DUNCAN, George DEAKINS, John DURYW (at John KENTON'S
station), John DOWDEN (at Kenton's), Bartlett FITZGERALD-1775, Alexander
FAULKNER, Jim FREELAND, Joshua GRIFFIN, Isaac GREER , John HINKSTON, Wm.
HUSKINS, David HUGHES, Robert JONES, Simon and John KENTON, Alexander
McCONNELL-1775, Joseph McNUTT, John MILLS, Daniel MICKY-pre 1775, Richard
MASTERSON, Edward MICHELL*, John MARTIN-1775, Lot MASTERSON-killed by the
Indians, Richard POWER-1779, David PERRY*, Robert PATTESON*, Thomas
RITTER-1776, --- RICHARDSON-1776, John ROSS, Thomas SWEET-1783, Evan
SHELBY, John TEBBS, WM. TRIPLETT, John TOWNSEND, James TEMPLETON*, Thomas
WILLIAMS, John WILLIAMSS, Samuel WELLS-1776, James WARNOCK*, Hezekiah WOODS.

*These men were in Robert PATTERSON'S party that in September, 1776 left
McCLELLAND's (Georgetown) for the mouth of Limestone on the way to Monogahela.

The Virginia State Library listed the following who were taxed and residing
north of Main Licking in the district of Miles Withers CONWAY,
Commissioner, in 1787. His district included Mason County. Many of those
listed below were in stations north of the Main Licking which then included
what is now Bourbon County. Archibald ALLIN, Joseph ALLIN, William
ANDERSON, Peter BRYAM, Joshua BAKER, Saml BANE, Saml. BLACKBURN, John
BEASLEY, Henry BERRY, Joel BERRY, Daniel BOONE, Jas BUCHANNON, Miles W
CONWAY, Luther CALVIN, James CAMPBELL, Charnick COURTNEY, William CALDWELL,
George CLARK, Robert DOWNING, Silas DEXTER, Jeremiah DUNN, Phillip DEAKE,
Lloyd DIXON, Timothy DOWNING, Elisha DeWITT,
Sarah DOWDEN, Edward DOBYNS, James EDWARDS, Jacob EDWARDS, Saml. FARGUSON,
Arthur FOX, James GUTHRIDGE, Jno. GUTRIDGE, James GLASCOCK, Hen. GRUFF,
Joseph HARP, Moses MOUGHAM, Meredith HELMS, John KINSAULEY, Simon KENTON,
Abrahm. LeFORGE, John LOVELASS, William LAMB, John LOGAN, Henry LEE, Edmund
LYNE, Charles MORGAN, John MASTERSON, John MARSHALL, Robt. MARSHALL, George
MEFFORD, Susanna McGINNIS, James McKAY, Edward MILLS, Thomas MILLS, Abner
MARBLE, Hugh McNELLY, Jas. McKINDLEY, Thomas NIKOLS, John NIKOLS, Mary
OVERFIELD, Joh OWSLEY, Ellis PALMORE, Isaac PENNINGTON, Saml PLUMMER,
George PLUMMER, Gideon PARIMORE, John RIGGS Jr, Robt. RANKINS, Josiah
RICHARDS, Spencer RICHARDS, Cornelius RAINS, Will. RAINS, John RIGGS Sr,
Elijah REEVES, Enoch ROSE, Alex RUTHERFORD, Benjamin SWEET, Christopher
SMITH, Benj. STITES, Obadiah STOUT, Thos. STOUT, Samuel STRODE, Thomas
SWEET, John TAYLOR Jr, Robert TAYLOR, John THOMAS, James TURNER, John
TAYLOR Sr, Isaac TAYLOR, John WILLIAMS, Rev. W WOOD, George WOOD, Jeremiah
WASHBAN, Thomas WILLIAMS, David WILLIAMS, John WILSON, William WOOD, John
WOOD, Andrew WOOD, Solomon WHITLEY, Thomas WILLIAMS, Benj. WOOD and Thomas
WARRING.

Louisville, Kentucky was the location for the largest of the early forts,
named for Thomas NELSON of Virginia. Richard CHENOWITH who served under
General George Rogers CLARK, was employed by the Commonwealth of Virginia
to build this fort; it was not completed until 1791. Warden POPE also was
listed in depositions. Others who worked in erecting the fort included John
VORIS, Jacob HUBBS, Wm and Edward TYLER, Edwin GOODWIN and son Amos, and
Joh ROSE. Many of the early Kentucky Militia were stationed here at
different times. Col. James PATON, Margaret CHENOWITH (wife of the
Captain), Thomas, James and William CHENOWITH and Richard MORRIS were here.
Richard CHENOWITH was the son of John who had come from Wales to Berkeley
County, VA. The Captain married Margaret McCARTY, moved to Kentucky in
1777. The city of Louisville was laid out by CHENOWITH and Capt. Thomas
BULLITT, the original name was planned to be "Margretville" in honor of his
wife.

According to the Kentucky State Papers, pages 31, 92, 417, 421, 423 and
458, Captain Wm HARROD's Company, in 1780 were located at the Stations near
the Falls in present Jefferson and Shelby Counties. These included: Capt.
Wm HQRROD, Lt. James PATTON, Ensign Ed BULGER, Peter BALANCE, Alex. BARR,
James BRAND, John BUCKRAS, A. CAMERON, Amos CARPENTER, Sol CARPENTER, Benj.
CARTER, Thomas CARTER, Reuben CASE, Thomas COCHRAN, John CONWAY, John
CORBLEY, John CRABLE, Robert DICKEY, Daniel DRISKILL, Isaac DYE, Daniel
HALL, Wm HALL, John HATT, Evan HENTON, Thomas HENTON, Wm. HICKMAN, A HILL,
Andrew HILL, Samuel HINCK (HINCH?), Fred HONAKER, Joseph HUGHES, Rowland
HUGHES, Michael HUMBLE, John HUNT, Abram JAMES, John KENNEY, Val. KINDER,
Moses KUYKENDALL, John LEWIS, John LINCANT, Samuel POTTINGER, F POTTS,
Reuben PREBLE, Urb. RANNER, Benj. RICE, Reed ROBBINS, Thomas SETTLE, Wm.
SMILEY, Jacob SPECK, John STAPLETON, James STEWART, James STEWART (2 of
them), Daniel STULL, Miner STURGIS, Peter STURGIS, James SULLIVAN, Wm.
SWAN, Joseph SWEARINGIN, Samuel SWEARINGIN, Van SWEARINGIN, John.

Collins History Volume 1 adds: John EASTWOOD, Samuel, Samuel FORRESTER,
Joseph FRAKES, Samuel FREEZE, John GALLOWAY, WM. GALLOWAY, James GARRISON,
Josseph GOINS, Isaac GOODWIN, Samuel GOODWIN, James GUTHRIE, Samuel LYON,
Pat McGEE, Samuel MAJOR, Amos MANN, Edward MURDOCH, John MURDOCH, Richard
MORRIS, Wm MORRIS, Wm OLDHAM, John PAUL, George PHELPS, Joseph PHELPS,
Robt. THORN, Bev. TRENT, Thos. TRIBBLE, Robert TYLER, Abr. CANACRE, Michael
VALLETO, Joseph WARFIELD, James WELCH, Abram WHITAKER, Jacob WICKERSHAM and
Ed. WILSON.

To be continued with Grant's Fork.

(c) Copyright 28 Oct 1999, Sandra K. Gorin, All Rights Reserved,


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