Facts and Events
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Application for Membership, Indiana Society of Pioneers, Florence Virginia (McBride) Salyards, approved 22 Feb 1987; Indiana Society of Pioneers, Indiana State Library, Secondary quality.
Jane Wetherall m. Mr. Veach (sometimes spelled Weach, Wetch, etc.) in Kentucky, and they had two children, Harry and Elizabeth G., then Mr. Veach and Harry were killed by Indians
- ↑ Genealogy, Reese Family I, Box 3, Folder 10, in John Kennedy Graham Papers, Secondary quality.
Letter to Mary Graham Walker from cousin [[Person:Florence Very (1)|Florence A. [Very] Blakely, Severance, Kansas, 15 Feb 1911
“ . . . great-grandmother . . . was left a widow like so many other women by having her husband slain by Indians . . . . Losing her husband & only son left her lost to the Veaches, Vetches
- Houston, Florence Amelia Wilson. Maxwell History and Genealogy : Including the Allied Families of Alexander, Allen , Bachiler, Batterton, Beveridge,.
page 380 - Permelia Guthrie as "a granddaughter of a widow who came with two children [Elizabeth and Henry or Harry] from Virginia to Kentucky at an early day."
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 Series CC, Vol 13-19, in Lyman C. Draper Manuscript Collection, Vol 13CC, p. 188.
Harry Witch, a bound boy, was also killed crossing Elkhorn, this side of Johnson’s mill before we came out [account of brother of Samuel Spence; family “came out” in 1791]
- ↑ Gaines, B. O. The B. O. Gaines history of Scott County. (Georgetown, Kentucky: B.O. Gaines Printery, 1905), FHC 976.9425 H2g.
About the 20th of June, 1788, three Indians made an incursion into Scott county, and stole three horses from the farm of Jacob Stucker, on North Elkhorn.
On the succeeding day, a lad was killed near Col. Johnson's mill.