Thomas English, Sr
b.13 Oct 1754
Facts and Events
||Thomas English, Sr
||13 Oct 1751
||Virginia(correct by accounts he was kidnapped in 1755 when he was four years old)
||13 Oct 1754
||(date on his grave marker)
||Blacksburg, Virginia, USAkidnapped by Shawnee Indians near modern day Blacksburg, Virginia
||Castle Hill, Albemarle County, Virginiafreed by kidnappers and he underwent several years of rehabilitation and education under Dr. Thomas Walker
||Macon, Bibb, Georgia, United Stateswent to live with a sister
||to Ellen Grills
||(his 2nd wife?)
to Jane Wicker
||10 Oct 1774
||Battle of Point Pleasant
||8 Sept 1781
||Eutawville, Orangeburg, South Carolina, United Stateshe was wounded in The Battle of Eutaw Springs
||Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, United Statesthe notorious chief, Black Wolf, and a band of outlaw Shawnees, whom he'd never got acquainted with on the Ohio, attacked his home
||Tennessee, USAmoved to Tennessee and settled in succession on the Watauga River, at Mossy Creek and at Fort Knox, now Knoxville
||16 May 1829
||Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
||16 May 1836
||Cape Girardeau County, Missouri(according to year of birth and age as given on his grave marker)
||English Cemetery, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Data for a Memoir of Thomas Ingles
From his son's autobiographical notes S11:
My Father Thomas Ingles, son of William and Mary Ingles, was born in Virginia, in the year 1751, and was a prisoner with the Shawnee Indians from about 3 1/2 years of age until nearly seventeen years old. - A prisoner nearly 13 years. He was educated at Charlottesville, Va., and became aquainted with Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe and a host of old Virginia Worthies.
Note: Something is wrong with this entry and it may be that Jane Wickers was married to Thomas Jr. not Thomas Sr. More research is needed. ~ user:cthrnvl
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937), pp. 171-97.
About 1769, he went to live with a sister in Macon, Georgia. He fought in the Revolution and reportedly was wounded at Battle of Eutaw Springs in Sept 1781. In 1804, he moved his family to Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Grave marker, English Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.
- Thomas English, in Find A Grave.
Settled in the Ramsay settlement.
Thomas (Elizabeth HOWARD)
Joseph (Columbis McFERRON)
Simeon (Erina McFERRON)
William (Nancy HUNTER)
Jane ( Z R HOWARD)
Patsey (George CAMSTER)
Louisa (Hiram KENNISON)
Talitha (John EVANS)
Hannah (A JOYCE)
- ↑ Ancestor #: A036838 , in Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System.
Service Description: 1) WOUNDED, BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.
- Drapers Meadow Few traces remain of the site of a bloody 1755 Indian attack., in The Roanoke Times. (Roanoke, Virginia, USA), , Sunday, May 01, 2005.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Capture and Rescue of the Ingles Family and Killing of Captain Thomas Maxwell, in Hamilton, Emory L. Indian Atrocities Along the Clinch, Powell and Holston Rivers of Southwest Virginia, 1773-1794. (Unpublished), 93-98.
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 8.2 Attack on Thomas Ingles' Family , in Addington, Luther F., and Emory L. Hamilton. Historical Sketches of Southwest Virginia. (Virginia, USA: Historical Society of Southwest Virginia), Publication 3, 1967.
- Foote, William Henry. Sketches of Virginia : historical and biographical. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: W.S. Martien, c1849).
- Hale, John Peter. Trans-Allegheny pioneers: historical sketches of the first white settlers west of the Alleghenies, 1748 and after, wonderful experiences of hardships and heroism of those who first braved the dangers of the inhospitable wilderness, and the savage tribes that then inhabited it. (Cincinnati Ohio: The Graphic Press , 1886).
[Note: there are known errors in this book. cthrnvl] Excerpt: Thomas Ingles left a son, Thomas Ingles, Jr., who was born in Tennessee in 1791, and removed to Natchez, with the family, in 1802. He also had a son John, who, somewhat later, is said to have been drowned in the Mississippi River.
- Data for a Memoir of Thomas Ingles of Augusta, Kentucky, 1854.
(His son's autobiographical notes.)
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