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History of Middle New River Settlements

A HISTORY OF

MIDDLE NEW RIVER

SETTLEMENTS

AND CONTIGUOUS TERRITORY

By DAVID E. JOHNSTON

This 549 page book written in 1906 has a 16 page index and several photos. The New River runs through southwestern West Virginia ( Mecer, Monroe, Giles counties) and the southern part of Virginia (Pulaski, Montgomery, Wythe and Grayson Co.)

Table of Contents:

CHAPTER I. 1654 1753

CHAPTER II. 1753 1766

CHAPTER III. 1766 1774

CHAPTER IV. 1775 1794.

CHAPTER V 1795-1836

CHAPTER VI. 1837 1861

CHAPTER VIII. 1866 1905.

Index :

Abbott, Absher, Abshire, Acords, Adair, Adairs, Adams, Adkins, Agner, Akers, Albert, Alderson, Aldersons, Aldridge, Alexander, Alexanders, Aliens, Allen, Allison, Altizer, Alvis, Amick, Amos, Anderson, Andrews, Angel, Arbuckle, Archer, Argabright, Armistead, Armstrong, Arnett, Arnold, Arthur, Asberry, Asbury, Ashby, Atkins, Austin, Averill, Ayers, Aylett, Bader, Bailey, Baileys, Baily, Baker, Baldwin, Balentine, Ballard, Ballards, Ballentine, Bandy, Bane, Banes, Banks, Barbee, Barbor, Barbour, Bare, Barger, Bargers, Barksdale, Barnes, Barnett, Barnheart, Barrett, Barretts, Barrier, Bartholomew, Bartley, Barton, Batchelor, Batte, Baxter, Baylor, Beamer, Bean, Beauregard, Beavers, Beckett, Becketts, Beckley, Bee, Beecher, Beirne, Belcher, Belchers, Belier, Bell, Beller, Bennet, Bennett, Bentley, Benton, Bergen, Berkeley, Bernard, Bidwell, Bierne, Biggs, Bird, Bish, Bishop, Black, Blackard, Blacks, Blair, Blakey, Bland, Blankenship, Bledsher, Bledsoe, Blessing, Blunt, Boggess, Bogle, Bolen, Bolin, Boling, Bolton, Boltons, Boone, Booth, Borden, Boreman, Boring, Borstic, Bosang, Bostic, Botetourt, Botsford, Bowen, Bowens, Bowling, Bowman, Boyd, Boyer, Braddock, Bradley, Bradshaw, Bragg, Brammer, Bran, Branch, Branham, Bransford, Bratton, Braxton, Bray, Breckenridge, Breckinridge, Breen, Brewer, Brewster, Brian, Brice, Bridges, Briggs, Brillhart, Brinkley, Brittain, Britton, Brockenborough, Broderick, Bromfield, Bromfields, Brooke, Brooks, Brotherton, Broun, Brown, Browning, Brownlow, Bruce, Bruster, Bryan, Bryant, Bryn, Bryon, Bryson, Buchanan, Buchanans, Buford, Bugg, Bumgardner, Bumgards, Bundridge, Burbridge, Burch, Burden, Burdett, Burgess, Burk, Burke, Burkhardt, Burkholder, Burnes, Burns, Burnside, Burnsides, Burr, Burroughs, Burton, Bush, Bushong, Butler, Buttrick, Byars, Byrd, Byrn, Byrnside, Cabell, Caddall, Caffin, Caldwell, Calfee, Calfees, Calhoun, Calloway, Calloways, Calverts, Camden, Campbell, Campbells, Camron, Cannaday, Canterbury, Caperton, Carbaugh, Carden, Carey, Carington, Carlisle, Carper, Carr, Carrington, Carroll, Carter, Cartmell, Casey, Caskey, Cassady, Castle, Caswell, Catlett, Caynor, Cecil, Cecils, Ceelican, Chambers, Champ, Chanceleum, Chandler, Chapman, Chapmans, Chariton, Charleton, Charlton, Chatting, Chen, Chew, Chewning, Chief Koothumpum, Chilton, Chiswell, Christian, Christians, Christie, Chumley, Clark, Clarke, Clarks, Clary, Clay, Clays, Clemmens, Clemonts, Clendenin, Cleveland, Clifton, Clinche, Clinton, Clowers, Cloyd, Clyburn, Clyburns, Coalter, Cobb, Cochran, Cock, Coeburn, Coiner, Coit, Coker, Cole, Colley, Collins, Comly, Compton, Conley, Conleys, Conly, Connell, Conner, Connoly, Cook, Cooke, Cookes, Cooks, Cooley, Coon, Cooper, Coopers, Copenhaver, Copley, Corley, Cornelius, Corner, Corns, Cornstalk, Cornwallis, Corse, Cottrell, Couling, Councill, Covington, Cowan, Coward, Cox, Crabtree, Craig, Craigs, Crane, Craven, Crawford, Crebbs, Creigh, Cremeans, Cresap, Criner, Crockett, Crocketts, Croft, Cromwell, Crook, Crosier, Crotching, Crowder, Crowe, Crowford, Croy, Croys, Crozer, Crump, Culbertson, Culbertsons, Cull, Culpeper, Cumbee, Cumins, Cummings, Cunningham, Curtis, Custis, Dailey, Dangerfield, Daniel, Daniels, Daniely, Darr, Darrow, Darst, Daugherty, Davenport, Davidson, Davidsons, Davis, Day, Dean, Dearing, Deaton, Debins, DeCamps, Decks, Dedamore, Dehart, DeJarnette, DeJarnette, , Delaney, Delap, Dennis, Denniston, Denny, Derrick, Deskins, Dew, Deweese, Dewitt, Dews, Deyerle, Dials, Dickenson, Dickerson, Dickey, Dickinson, Dickison, Dickson, Dill, Dillard, Dillion, Dillon, Dimond, Dingess, Dinwiddie, Dison, Dixon, Doak, Doddridge, Doland, Donald, Donaldson, Donnally, Dooley, Dorman, Dorr, Dorsey, Doss, Doswell, Doughton, Douglass, Douthat, Douthats, Dovener, Dowdy, Draper, Drapers, Drayton, Drewry, Dudley, Duffle, Duffy, Dulaney, Dunbar, Duncan, Duncans, Dungan, Dunlap, Dunmore, Dunn, Dunsmore, Dunsmores, Dysart, Eaken, Eakle, Earley, Early, Easley, Easly, East, Easter, Eaton, Eatons, Echols, Edgar, Edmiston, Edmondson, Edmundson, Edwards, Eggleston, Egglestons, Elkins, Ellett, Elliott, Ellis, Ellison, Elswick, Emmons, Emmonses, English, Enoch, Eperly, Epling, Erkines, Erskine, Estill, Estridge, Etting, Evans, Everett, Ewell, Faddis, Falkner, Fanning, Fannon, Farley, Farleys, Farmer, Farrier, Farris, Faulkner, Featherstone, Feely, Fellers, Ferguson, Fergusons, Fernald, Ferrell, Ficklin, Field, Fife, Fillinger, Fishburne, Fisher, Fitzhugh, Fitzpatrick, Fizer, Flanagan, Fleming, Fleshmans, Fletcher, Flick, Flournoy, Flowerree, Flowers, Floyd, Foley, Ford, Foresberg, Fortner, Foster, Fowler, Fowlkes, Fox, Francis, Franklin, Frazer, Frazier, Freel, French, FRENCHES, Fry, Fryes, Fudge, Fulkerson, Fullen, Fulton, Gaines, Gallier, Gardner, Garland, Garnett, Garretson, Garrison, Garrisons, Gates, George, Georges, Gerald, Gibbon, Gibbons, Gibbony, Gibson, Gilbert, Giles, Gillaspie, Gillenwalters, Gillespie, Gillespies, Gillett, Gilliam, Gillispie, Gilmer, Gilmore, Girty, Gist, Gitt, Givens, Glen, Glendy, Glover, Godbey, Godbeys, Godby, Godfrey, Golden, Gooch, Gooding, Goodrich, Goodson, Goodwyn, Gordon, Gore, Gose, Gott, Gracie, Graham, Grahams, Graley, Granger, Grant, Graves, Gray, Graybeal, Grayson, Greaver, Greene, Greenup, Greenway, Greever, Gregg, Griffey, Griffith, Griggsby, Grigsby, Grills, Grim, Grimm, Grisby, Grover, Groves, Gun, Gusler, Gussler, Gwin, Haden, Hagans, Hager, Hagers, Hairston, Haldren, Haldron, Haldrons, Hale, Hales, Hall, Halsey, Halstead, Hambrick, Hamill, Hamilton, Hamlin, Hammett, Hammon, Hammond, Hamptrampeh, Hancock, Handley, Hankins, Hanley, Hansbargers, Hardesty, Harding, Hardy, Hare, Hares, Hargrave, Harless, Harman, Harmans, Harmon, Harper, Harriman, Harris, Harrison, Harry, Hartwell, Harvey, Harveys, Hatch, Hatcher, Hatfield, Hatfields, Haven, Hayes, Haynes, Hays, Haywood, Heard, Hearn, Hebberman, Heckman, Hedrick, Heeney, Heiflin, Heldieth, Helm, Helton, Hem, Henderson, Henley, Henninger, Henritzie, Henry, Hensley, Henson, Heptinstall, Herbert, Hereford, Herman, Herndon, Heth, Hetherington, Hickman, Hicks, Hiden, Higgenbothen, Higginbotham, Higginbothams, Highbarges, Hight, Hill, Hill, Hills, Hilvey, Hines, Hinton, Hiram, Hix, Hoback, Hobbs, Hodge, Hodges, Hog, Hoge, Hoges, Hogg, Hogsett, Hoke, Hokes, Holbrook, Holderlee, Holland, Holly, Holm, Holroyd, Holstein, Holston, Holt, Honaker, Honakers, Hood, Hooker, Hoone, Hopkins, Hornbargers, Hotchkiss, Hough, Hounshell, Houston, Howard, Howards, Howe, Howell, Howes, Hoylman, Hubbard, Hudson, Huff, Huffman, Hufford, Huffs, Huger, Hughes, Hughey, Huling, Hume, Humes, Humphrey, Humphreys, Hunt, Hunter, Hunters, Hunton, Hurley, Hurst, Hurt, Hutchenson, Hutchinson, Hutchinsons, Hutchison, Imboden, Ingle, Ingles, Ingraham, Ingrahan, Ingram, Innis, Irons, Isan, Isham, Izard, Jackson, James, Jamison, Jarrell, Jarrells, Jarrett, Jefferson, Jeffries, Jenifer, Jenkins, Jennifer, Jennings, Jeter, Johnson, Johnsons, Johnston, Johnstons, Johnton, Jones, Jordan, Joslin, Justice, Kahle, Karnes, Karr, Kavanah, Keaton, Keely, Keenan, Keeneys, Keffer, Keister, Keisters, Keller, Kelley, Kelleys, Kelly, Kemper, Kendrick, Kenna, Kent, Kenton, Kercheval, Kern, Kerr, Kershner, Kesterson, Kezees, Kidd, Killey, Kimball, Kimberline, Kindry, King, Kinney, Kinsers, Kirby, Kirk, Kirkpatrick, Kirks, Kiser, Kissinger, Kline, Knightstep, Knoll, Knowl, Knox, Kountz, Kyle, LaFayette, LaFon, Laidley, Laird, Lake, Lakes, Lambert, Lamberts, Landgraff, Landridge, Lane, Lang, Langhorne, Larue, Lasley, Latham, Lavender, Law, Lawhorn, Lawless, Lawson, Lawsons, Laybrook, Layton, Leach, Leak, Lee, Lees, Leffler, Leftwich, Leigh, Lemon, Leonard, Lesley, Lester, Lewis, Lewy, Lilley, Lincoln, Lindsey, Link, Linkous, Little, Lively, Lockhart, Loehr, Long, Longstreet, Looney, Loring, Loudermilk, Love, Lowe, Lowman, Lowry, Lucas, Lucas, Lucus, Lugar, Lurty, Lusk, Lybrook, Lybrooks, Lynch, Lyttles, Macdonald, Mack, Maddy, Madison, Mahone, Mahood, Maiden, Maitland, Maloney, Mann, Manning, Manns, Marcums, Marion, Marlin, Marr, Marrs, Marshall, Martin, Mason, Massey, Massie, Mastin, Mathena, Matheney, Mather, Mathews, Matthews, Mattox, Maupin, Maury, Maxey, Maxwell, Maxwells, May, Maynard, Mayo, Mays, McAllister, McBride, McCall, McCartney, McCaul, McCauley, McCausland, McClanahan, McClananhan, McClaugherty, McClaughertys, McClearn, McClellan, McClellen, McClintic, McClowney, McClung, McClure, McComas, McCorkle, McCreery, McCroskey, McCue, McCullock, McDaniel, McDonald, McDonalds, McDowell, McFadden, McFarland, McFarlands, McGarre, McGavock, McGavocks, McGee, McGinley, McGinnis, McGrath, McGriff, McGuire, McHenry, McIntosh, McKee, McKendree, McKensey, McKenseys, McKenzie, McKinley, McKinney, McKinsey, McLaughlin, McMahon, McMillan, McMullen, McNeal, McNeer, McNeil, McNutt, McNutts, McPherson, McRay, McTaylor, McThompson, McWhorter, Meade, Meador, Meadow, Meadows, Means, Meek, Meeks, Mercer, Meredith, Meridith, Milan, Miller, Millers, Mills, Milroy, Milton, Minick, Minner, Minnich, Minor, Minturn, Mitchell, Moffett, Monroe, Montague, Montgole, Montgomery, Mooney, Moor, Moore, Moores, Moran, Morgan, Morris, Morriss, Morton, Moser, Mosers, Moss, Motley, Mourn, Moye, Muhlenberg, Mulkey, Mullens, Mullet, Mullins, Muncey, Munsey, Murdeck, Murrill, Mustain, Mustard, Nabors, Napier, Napiers, Napoleon, Nash, Naylor, Neal, Neel, Neeley, Nelson, New, Newberry, Newell, Newkirk, Newlee, Newlin, Newlon, Newton, Nicholas, Nickel, Nickell, Nickels, Nininger, Noell, Noll, Norman, Norton, Noslers, Nounan, Nounnan, Nye, Obenchain, Ochiltree, ODaniel, Ogle, Oglesby, Ogleton, OKeeffee, OKeiffee, Oley, Oliver, Oney, ORayburn, Osborn, Osborne, Osborns, Otey, Overstreet, Overton, Oxley, Pack, Packs, Pacta, Page, Paine, Painter, Palmer, Pare, Parker, Parr, Parrott, Parsons, Patterson, Patton, Paul, Pauley, Pauleys, Paxton, Payne, Pearis, Pearls, Peck, Pecks, Peery, Peerys, Pemberton, Pences, Pendleton, Penn, Pennington, Pepper, Perdue, Perdues, Perkins, Perrin, Perry, Persinger, Petasue, Peters, Petrey, Pettigrew, Pettry, Pettyjohn, Pharr, Phelps, Phiegar, Philips, Phillips, Phlegar, Phlegars, Phleger, Pickelsimon, Pickens, Pickett, Pierpont, Piper, Pitman, Pittman, Pitzer, Pleasants, Plummer, Poague, Poe, Poff, Pollard, Polsley, Pool, Poole, Pope, Pope., Porter, Porterfield, Poulson, Powell, Preston, Prestons, Price, Prices, Pridemore, Prillaman, Prillman, Prince, Pritcher, Privett, Pruett, Pryor, Puckett, Pulaski, Putnam, Pyles, Quicksell, Radford, Raleigh, Ramseur, Ramsey, Randall, Randolph, Ransom, Ratcliff, Ratcliffe, Ray, Raymond, Reaburn, Read, Reade, Redman, Redmond, Redwine, Reece, Reed, Reese, Reid, Renfroe, Reno, Repass, Reynolds, Rhea, Rhett, Rice, Richards, Richardson, Richmond, Ricketts, Ridgel, Rife, Riley, Ringgold, Ripley, Ritchie, Ritz, Roane, Roark, Roberts, Robertson, Robinson, Robison, Rode, Rodes, Rodgers, Rogers, Rollins, Ronald, Rosecrans, Ross, Rosser, Round O, Rowan, Rowans, Rowe, Rowland, Rowlett, Royal, Rufus, Rumburg, Runald, Runion, Runyan, Runyon, Rusk, Russ, Russel, Russell, Rutledge, Rutlege, Rutter, Ryan, Rye, Saddler, Sailing, Salley, Samuel, Samuels, Sanders, Sands, Sartin, Sarver, Saunders, Sawers, Sawyer, Sawyers, Sayers, Scaggs, Scammon, Schenk, Schmitz, Schneider, Scott, Scott, , Seddon, See, Selvey, Senter, Sentz, Sergeant, Sergent, Sevier, Sewell, Shanklin, Shanklins, Shannon, Shannons, Shaver, Sheffey, Shelby, Shelbys, Shelor, Shelton, Shepherd, Sheppard, Sheridan, Sherman, Shields, Shorter, Shrader, Shrewsberry, Shrewsbury, Shriver, Shuemate, Shuemates, Shufflebargers, Shumate, Shutt, Sibolds, Sickles, Sidney, Sigel, Simmonds, Simmons, Simms, Simpkins, Simpson, Sinclair, Sisson, Sively, Skeens, Skelton, Skinner, Slaughter, Sloane, Sluss, Smiley, Smith, Smiths, Smoot, Smyth, Snead, Snider, Snidow, Snidows, Snodgrass, Snyder, Solesbur, Southern, Southron, Spade, Spangler, Spanglers, Sparks, Spaulding, Spence, Sperry, Spessard, Spotts, Spratt, St. Clair, Stable, Stack, Stafford, Staffords, Stalnaker, Stamp, Stanley, Stannard, Staples, Starke, Starnes, Starnicke, Starrett, Staunton, Staurt, Steele, Stegar, Stephens, Stephenson, Stevens, Stevenson, Stewart, Stickleman, Stickley, Stinson, Stodghill, Stokes, Stolling, Stollings, Stone, Stoneman, Stovall, Stovell, Stover, Stowers, Strader, Straley, Straleys, Stras, Stratham, Stratons, Stratton, Stribling, Strother, Stuart, Stull, Stump, Sturgeon, Sublett, Summers, Sumner, Surface, Surfaces, Sutton, Swank, Sweeney, Sweeneys, Sweeny, Swift, Swindler, Swinler, Swoope, Swope, Swopes, Symns, Tabler, Tabor, Tackett, Taliaferro, Tarleton, Tarr, Tate, Tates, Tavener, Taylor, Taylors, Tazewell, Teass, Tebbetts, Terry, Thomas, Thomley, Thomlinson, Thompkins, Thompson, Thorburn, Thorn, Thornley, Thornpsons, Thornton, Thrasher, Thrashers, Thurmond, Thurmonds, Tickel, Tiffany, Tiller, Tinsley, Tipton, Todd, Toland, Tolbert, Tolley, Tomlinson, Toney, Toneys, Toombs, Torbett, Tracey, Tracy, Trail, Trainer, Travis, Trigg, Triggs, Triplett, Tucker, Tuggle, Turner, Turpen, Tyler, Tynes, Tyree, Underwood, Upshur, Upton, Van Winkle, Vance, Vandyke, Vans, Vas, Vass, Vaughan, Vaughn, Vaught, Vawter, Vawters, Vermillion, Vertigan, Vest, Vincent, Vine, Virmillion, Von Blessing, Wade, Wafts, Waggener, Waldron, Walker, Walkers, Wall, Wallace, Walls, Walters, Ward, Warneck, Warren, Washington, Wassam, Waters, Watkins, Watson, Watts, Wayne, Weatherford, Weaver, Webb, Webster, Weeden, Weeks, Weese, Weiseger, Weisinger, Weiss, Welch, Wells, Werth, Wesley, Wetzel, Whaley, Wharton, Wheat, Wheeler, Wheeling, Wheelwright, Whetsel, Whitakers, White, Whites, Whitley, Whitman, Whitt, Whittaker, Whorley, Whyte, Wiber, Wickline, Wilburn, Wilburns, Wilcox, Wiley, Wileys, Wilkenson, Willey, Williams, Wills, Willson, Wilson, Wimmer, Winchester, Winfield, Winfree, Wingfield, Wingo, Winston, Wirt, Wise, Wiseman, Witcher, Withers, Witten, Wohlford, Wolf, Wood, Woodall, Woodram, Woodrum, Woods, Woodson, Woodston, Woodyard, Woolwine, Woolwines, Workman, Workmans, Worley, Worrell, Wright, Wyatt, Wynn, Wynne, Wynns, Wysong, Wysor, Wythe, Yager, Yancey, Yellow Bird, Yonce, Yost, Young,