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History of Tazewell County Virginia

HISTORY OF TAZEWELL COUNTY

AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA

1748-1920

WILLIAM C. PENDLETON

History of Tazewell County is a 678 page book including index. Pendleton give a lot of historic background in his Tazewell Co. history. The Indians of the area and the political and economical climate are well covered.

Table of Contents

Origin of the Red men;-their distribution, civilization, character, etc.; ---Nations and tribes north of Mexico; ---The Indians; their civilization, government, manners, and religion ; ---Spanish and French discoveries and conquests;--- French discoveries and settlements; ---Birth of American Nation--English Settlement at Jamestown; ---From death of James 1 to 1676; ---Bacons Rebellion and discovery of Shenandoah Valley; ---Settlement of Shenandoah and Roanoke Valley; ---The Walker and Gist expedition; ---French and Indian war; ---Drapers Meadows Massacre and other Tragic Incidents; ---Holston Valley invaded by Indians ---The Sandy expedition; ---Why settlements delayed in Clinch Valley; ---The Tazewell Pioneer settlers; ---Frontiers of Fincastle County invaded by Indians; ---Fincastle men called for Ohio expedition--Indians invade Clinch and Holston settlements; ---Battle of Point Pleasant ---Kentucky opened for settlement ; ---The Revolutionary War; ---First Constitutional Convention ---Declares United Colonies free and independent States---Declaration of Rights and Constitution adopted;-- Kentucky, Washington and Montgomery counties are formed ;--- Clarks expedition to Illinois, ---and Battle of Kings Mountain.; ---A- Sketches of Pioneer Families; B-Massacres by Indians; ---Organization of Tazewell County; ---Boundries and Topography of Tazewell County ; ---Interesting sections of county ---The head of Clinch Valley; ---Development of political, social, and industrial character of its people ; ---The roads of Tazewell County-Growth in population and wealth, etc; ---The origin and descent of Tazewell County;--- Principal causes of the Civil War; ---The Harpers Ferry Insurrection ;---The Presidental election of 1860 ; ---Virginia holds convention and secedes from Union; ---What Tazewell did in the war; ---Appendix to War and Reconstruction Period ; ---County recovers from effects of Civil War; ---Prosperity returns to Tazewell County;--- Appendix-List of men from Tazewell County in World ; ---War 1914---army and navy

Index :

:Abbot Abbott Able Absher Adair Adams Adison Albert Alderson Alexer Allen Allstadt Ambercrombie Ames Amherst Amidas Amos Ampudia Anderson Angles Arbuckle Archer Argall Ariome Arista Arlington Arms Armstead Armstrong Arnold Asbury Aston Attacallaculla Austin Averill Aviles Aylett Bacon Bailey Baker Balboa Baldwin Bales Ballard Ballinger Bancroft By Bane Banning Barbour Bargar Barger Barker Barlow Barnes Barnett Barns Barrett Barrier Barrow Bartram Bates Batson Batte Baumgardner Bayard Bayles Baylor Baylstone Beattie Beavers Beckham Beckley Belcher Bell Benham Benjamin Bennett Benson Bergman Berkeley Beuregaurd Beverley Beverly Bickley Billips Birklebach Birney Bishop Black Black Wolf Blackburn Blackmore Blackstone Blair Blankenship Bledsoe Bloch Blumenbach Boatman Boen Boerly Boggess Bogle Booher Boone Boons Boothe Boray Boscawen Botetourt Bottimore Bottom Botts Bouligney Bourne Bowen Bowens Bowlin Bowling Bowman Bowser Bowyer Boyd Bracken Brackenridge Braddock Bradford Bradley Bradshaw Bradstreet Branson Branstead Brant Bratton Braxton Breckenridge Breckinridge Brester Brewster Brinegar Brittain Britts Brodskie Brooks Broomfield Brown Browne Browning Brumly Bruster Buchanan Buckle Buford Bullock Burbridge Burcham Burden Burdett Buren Burford Burgess Burgoyne Burke Burress Burroughs Burton Bush Buskill Bustar Butler Butlers Butt Byrd Cabot Cabots Caldwell Caldwells Calfee Calhoun Calloway Camden Cameron Campbell Campbells Captain White Eyes Carbaugh Carlile Carr Carroll Carrs Carson Carter Carters Cartier Cartmill Cary Cass Castello Catron Cavendish Cecil Cecils Chabot Chaffin Chambers Champlain Chapman Chapmans Charleville Charlton Chew Chicheley Chiddix Chinista Chrisman Christian Chumbley Claiborne Clark Clary Clay Clemmens Clevel Clinch Clinton Cloyd Clyde Cobbler Cochran Cocke Cockrell Cohen Cohoon Cole Coleman Coles Collins Columbus Compton Conley Connely Conner Connolly Conrad Cook Coon Copel Copenhaver Coppie Cordill Cordle Cornstalk Cornwallis Corry Cortes Corvin Cotterel Cottrell Coulling Coulter Cowan Cox Crabtree Crafford Craven Cravens Crawford Creasy Cregar Cresap Crider Crist Crittenden Crockett Croghan Cromwell Crook Cross Crouse Cruey Crutchfield Cull Culpeper Cumming Cummings Cundiff Cunningham Cushing Custer Dale Dallas Dalton Dridge Dangerfield Daniel Dare Darnell Daughtery Davidson Davies Davis Dawson Day Dayton De Ayllon de Bobadilla De Cordova De Leon De Monts De Soto De Villiers Deaton Delaney Delaplace Dennen Dennis Denys Deskins Dial Dickenson Dickerson Dickinson Dieskau Digges Diggs Dill Dillon Dillow Dills Dingus Dinwiddie Dixon Doach Doack Doacks Doak Doddridge Dohorty Dolsberry Donaldson Donelson Donnell Dorsey Doughton Doughtons Douglas Dragging Canoe Drake Drakes Draper Drayton Dryden Dudley Duff Duncan Dunlap Dunmore Dunn Dunnigan Dunningan Dutton Eagle Earles Earls Early Earnest East Edmondson Edward Edwards Edwin Eggleston Eheart Ellett Elliot Elliott Encyod Tugalo Epperson Ericson Estell Estill Evans Everard Everett Falero Falkner Fallen Farmer Farris Faulkner Ferguson Field Fielding Fields Fillmore Fincastle Finley Finnborge Fisher Fisk Fiske Flanary Flannigan Fleming Fletcher Flintham Floyd Fontaine Forbes Ford Forguson Forrest Fortescue Fowler Fox Fraley Francisco Franklin Frazier Fremont French Frobisher Frost Fry Fudge Fullen Fuller Fulton Fuqua Gabriel Gage Gallatin Gallman Gant Garl Garrison Gates Gatewood George Gibboney Giboney Gibson Gilbert Gill Gillenwaters Gillespie Gillespies Gilliam Gillispie Gilmer Giltner Girty Gist Gladwyn Glaves Glen Glenn Glenville Godfrey Goldman Goldsby Gooch Goodman Goodwin Gordon Gorges Gose Gosnold Graham Grant Gratehouse Gravely Gray Grayson Greathouse Green Greene Greenup Greenups Greenway Greer Greever Grenville Griffith Grijalva Grills Grimes Grinup Groseclose Gross Guess Gussian Gydosh Hager Hagy Hairston Hakluyt Hale Haley Hall Haller Hambleton Hamblin Hambrick Hamill Hamilton Hamlin Hammit Hampton Hancock Hanger Hanham Hankins Hansford Hanshaw Hanson Harber Hargrave Hariot Harker Harless Harman Harmans Harmon Harmons Harold Harper Harris Harrison Harrisson Harrod Harry Hart Harvey Haskins Hatfield Hawkins Hawthorne Hays Hayter Hazlett Heath Hedrick Heldreth Helge Helligan Helm Helmollar Helton Hempinstall Henderson Hendrickson Henigar Heninger Henkle Henry Hensley Herald Herbert Herberts Herjulfson Hess Hewson Hickman Hickmond Hicks Higginbotham Hightower Hildrith Hill Hindley Hines Hite Hobbs Hodge Hodges Hoge Hogg Hogston Hojeda Holladay Holl Holloway Holly Holmes Home Hooker Hoops Hopkins Horton Hortons Hotchkiss Houchins Hounshell Houston Howard Howe Howery Hufford Hughes Hughey Humble Humboldt Humphrey Hunnel Hunt Hunter Hurley Hurt Hutchins Hutson Hyce Hynes Ingle Ingles Inglis Ingram Ivins Jack of the Feather Jackson Jacobs Jameson Janney Jay Jefferson Jeffries Jenkins Jennings Jeter Johnson Johnston Jones Jordan Joslin Kachelries Kagi Karlsefue Karr Kee Keesee Keister Kelly Kendall Kenevar Kent Kenton Kerr Keyatory Kidd Kilgore Killagusta Kinder Kinders King Kingkeid Kirk Kiser Kish Kitts Knox Kroll La Roche La Salle Lacy Lain Laird Lambert Lammey Lammy Lane Lanier Lankford Lashly Lasly Lawford Lawless Lawrence Lawson Laydon Leary Lee Leece Leeman Lees Leffel Lefler Lenard Leonard Leshy Lester Letcher Lethcoe Lewis Lincoln Linkous Litz Lockhart Lockheart Lockwood Logan Long Longworth Looney Love Lovell Lowe Lubliner Luke Lusk Lusley Lutrell Lybrook Lyell Lyon Lyttleton Macaro Mack Mackey Macom Maddox Madison Maffit Magee Magellan Magrill Mahone Mahood Mallory Maloney Manford Mares Marion Marlin Marrs Marshall Martin Martins Mason Maston Matney Matthews Mattox Maxwell Maxwells May McaDoo McAfee McBride McCall McCausl McClannahan McClure McCollum McComas McCorkle McCra McCracken McCulloch McDonald McDowell McEwin McFarl McFarlane McGavock McGhee McGinnis McGlothlin McGriff McGuffins McGuire McIlhany McIntosh McIntyre McKee McKenry McKinney MClehany McMeans McMullin McNeely McNutt McPhaetus Meadows Meads Medley Meek Melfa Memminger Menendez Mercer Meredith Merriam Miles Miller Mitchell Mobray Moffet Moffett Moffit Molton Monk Monkton Monroe Montcalm Montesquieu Montezuma Montgomery Mooney Moor Moore Moores Morehead Morgan Morris Morton Moscoso Moseley Moss Mothena Moultrie Mowles Munday Murphy Murray Music Mustard Myers Naff Narvaez Nash Neal Necotowance Nee Neece Neel Nelson Newberry Newby Newl Newman Newport Newton Nicewer Nichols Nicholson Nickerson Nipper Nixon Nocks Norman OBrian Ochre Oconistoto Oconostota Octaciti Ogleton Oliver Oney Opechancanough Ordered Osborn Osborne Osceola Overton Owens Pack Page Paine Painter Parchment Parish Parker Patrick Patterson Patton Pattorn Patty Pauley Pauling Paxton Payne Peak Pearis Peck Peery Peerys Peirpont Pemberton Pendleton Pepper Percy Perdue Perrot Perry Persons Peters Peterson Peverall Philips Phillips Pickens Pickering Pickle Pierce Piersey Pigot Pitcairn Pitt Pizarro Poage Pobst Poe Pogue Poindexter Polk Pontiac Popham Porter Pory Posey Poston Potter Powell Powers Powhatan Prater Pratt Prescott Preston Price Priest Pring Proctor Prophet Pruett Prunty Puckett Putman Putnam Quesenbury Quillin Radford Raleigh Rolph Ratcliffe Ray Raymbault Razor Reagan Red Jacket Rediford Reedy Rees Reno Repass Revere Reynolds Rhudy Ribault Rich Richardson Richie Ridgel Ridpath Riley Rippey Ritter Roark Roberson Roberts Robertson Robinson Roe Rogers Rol Rolfe Roosevelt Roque Rose Rosebaum Ross Rosseau Roten Rowark Rowden Roy Rucker Ruliford Rush Russell Rutherford Ruthledge Rutledge Rye Salling Salyers Sers Sy Sarver Saunders Savers Sawyers Sayers Scaggs Scales Scaliloskie Chinista Scholl Schuyler Scott Selney Settle Sevier Seward Sexton Seyphers Shamblin Shannon Sharp Shawver Sheffey Shelby Shell Shelton Shepherd Sherlock Shield Shields Short Shrader Shreve Shufflebarger Sidney Simmons Simms Simpson Sinclair Sinkford Sitting Bull Skeggs Skidmore Skillern Slater Slaughter Sloan Sluss Smith Smythe Snidow Snodgrass Somers Southern Sparks Spencer Spotts Spottswood Spracher Sprague Spratt Spurgeon St. Clair St.Clair Stacy Staley Stalnaker Stalnakers Stark Starnes Statham Steel Steele Steeples Stephens Stephenson Stevens Stevenson Stiff Still Stinson Stogwell Stone Stoneman Stoner Stowers Stratton Streets Strother Strouth Stuart Stump Sturgess Suiter Sult Summers Sumner Swem Switaiski Tabor Taft Tah-gah-jute Talley Tallmadge Tarleton Tarter Tate Tayloe Taylor Taylors Tazewell Tecumseh Tenskawatawa Terreaino Terry the Prophet Thomas Thompson Thompsons Thwaites Tickle Tidd Tiffany Tiftoy Tiller Tinla Tol Toliver Tollett Tomlinson Toombs Totopotomoi Totten Townshend Travis Trent Trigg Trimble Triplett Turgot Turley Turner Turpin Twigg Tyler Tynes Vallingham Van Buren Vance Vyke Vanmeter Vant Vasco da Gama Vass Vernon Verrazzano Vespucci Vigo Waddell Wade Waggoner Wagner Waldron Walker Wall WallaceWalpole Walton Ward Wards Warner Warren Wash Washington Watkins Watts Wayne Weatherford Webb Webster Welch Werowocomoco Wes West Wetzel Wharton Whelan White Whitehead Whiting Whitley Whitman Whitt Whitten Whitton Widner Wiles Wiley Willey Williams Williamson Willis Wilson Wimmer Wingfield Winter Winthrop Wise Withers Witt Witten Wittens Witton Wolf Wolfe Wood Woods Woodson Woody Workman Worley Worsham Wright Wyatt Wynn Wynne Wynnes Wysor Wythe Yancey Yates Yeardley York