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Kit Carson, His Life and Adventures – Indian Wars

The subject of this sketch, Christopher “Kit” Carson, was born on the 24th of December, 1809, in Madison County, Kentucky. The following year his parents removed to Howard County, Missouri, then a vast prairie tract and still further away from the old settlements. The new home was in the midst of a region filled with game, and inhabited by several predatory and hostile tribes of Indians, who regarded the whites as only to be respected for the value of their scalps. The elder Carson at once endeavored to provide for the safety of his family, as far as possible, by the erection of that style of fortress then so common on the frontier, a log block house. In this isolated spot, surrounded by dangers of every sort, the little Christopher imbibed that love of adventure and apparent disregard of personal peril, which made him so famous in after years. When he was only twelve years old, being out one day assisting in the search of game, his father sent him to a little knoll, a short distance off, to see if a certain curious looking, overhanging cliff there might not possibly shelter a spring of water. Instead of the spring, however, he found a shallow cave, and in it, sleeping quietly on their bed of moss and leaves, lay two young cubs. With boyish exultation he caught them in his arms and hastened as fast as possible toward his father. In spite of their squirming he had borne them half way down the hill, when the sound of a heavy footfall and a fierce panting of breath warned him...

The War with the Indians of the West during Washington’s Administration

After the termination of the Revolutionary War, the hardy settlers of the west had still a contest to maintain, which often threatened their extermination. The Indian tribes of the west refused to bury the hatchet when Great Britain withdrew her armies, and they continued their terrible devastation. The vicinity of the Ohio River, especially, was the scene of their operations.

Native Americans in the Revolutionary War

At the commencement of the American struggle for independence, the Native Americans in the Revolutionary War stood in a peculiar position. Their friendship became a matter of importance to both parties. To secure this, the English took particular care, and had many advantages, of which the colonists were deprived. The expulsion of the French from Canada had given the Indians a high opinion of the valor and power of British forces. They also had the means of supplying the wants of the Indians by presents of articles, which could only be obtained from Europe, and which the American Congress had prohibited the colonists from importing. They had still another and a more important advantage. Since the peace of 1763 nearly all the transactions of the English with the Indians had been conducted by agents who were attached to the home government, and who, of course, secured the Indians as far as possible, to the interest of that government, when the colonies rebelled. Cherokee Indians and the Revolutionary War In the meantime, the Americans were not unmindful of their interests in this quarter. They appointed commissioners to explain the nature of the struggle, and to gain their good will by treaties and presents. Congress, also resolved to distribute goods to the amount of two thousand dollars among them; but the wise resolution was never executed. In almost every period of the war, the Indians took part with the English. South Carolina was one of the first states that felt the force of British influence. All intercourse with the Creeks and Cherokees, the tribes nearest the frontier settlements of that state,...

Campbell County, Kentucky Church Records

Alexandria United Methodist Church History Apostolic Temple-Newport Asbury Methodist Church Old Asbury Chapel Historical Sketch Baptist Churches in Campbell County Baptist Church of Dry Creek Deeds of 1819 and 1828 Baptist Church of Jesus Christ at Decorsey’s Creek Deed of 1845 Beech Grove Sunday School Union History Bellevue Christian Church-Bellevue Bridge Community Church-Wilder Brush Creek Baptist Church-Persimmon Grove History Members 1820-1870 California Methodist Church History Central Christian Church-Newport Subscription List for 1896 Deaths 1897-1907 1900 Directory 1901 Directory 1902 Directory 1904 Directory 1905 Directory Christ Church United Church of Christ-Ft. Thomas (originally known as Christ Evangelical & Reform Church) History Baptisms 1907-1917 Deaths A-F Deaths G-L Deaths M-R Deaths S-Z Marriages 1908-1940 A-L Marriages 1908-1940 M-L Members 1908-1952 A-L Members 1908-1952 M-Z Christians’ Guide Subscribers in 1819 Cold Spring First Baptist Church Members 1794-1854 Corpus Christi Catholic Church-Newport History Baptisms 1845-1851 Baptisms 1852-1854 Baptisms 1855-1858 Baptisms 1859-1863 Baptisms 1864-1867 Baptisms 1868-1871 Baptisms 1872-1874 Baptisms 1875-1878 Baptisms 1879-1882 Baptisms 1883-1886 Baptisms 1887-1890 Baptisms 1891-1894 Baptisms 1895-1898 Baptisms 1899-1903 Baptisms 1904-1906 Baptisms 1907-1909 Baptisms 1910-1912 Baptisms 1913-1916 Baptisms 1917-1921 Baptisms 1922-Jan 1926 Deaths 1845-1851 Deaths 1852-1871 Deaths 1872-1889 Deaths 1890-1909 Deaths 1910-1925 First Communion 1873 Marriages 1845-1852 Marriages 1853-1862 Marriages 1863-1865 Marriages 1866-1871 Marriages 1872-1881 Marriages 1882-1893 Marriages 1894-1902 Marriages 1903-1910 Marriages 1911-1916 Marriages 1917-1921 Marriages 1922-Jan 1926 Dry Creek Baptist Church Evangelical United Brethren Church-Newport History Fairlane Baptist Church-Grants Lick Fifth Street Christian Church-Newport Members-1903 First Baptist Church of Alexandria First Church of the Nazarene First Baptist Church of Newport History First 12 Mile Baptist Church-Carthage Photo of Church foundation built in 1799 Photo of Church built in 1836 Flagg...

Trigg County Kentucky Family Bible Records

Trigg County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Trigg County USGenWeb Archives Project ) Blake and Christiana Baker Family Bible John W. Caldwell and Lucinda Young Family Bible Minnie Elizabeth Crider Family Bible Levi Dunning and Jennet Carney Family Bible Betty Jane Freeman Family Bible Robert Garnett Family Bible Brinkley House and Ann Allen Family Bible Miles Hollowell Family Bible John Morgan Harrell and Mary Gurlean Crump Family Bible George W. Kirk and Alice Armstrong Family Bible Leonard Lewis and Polly Simms Family Bible Trimble Thomas Lancaster and Julice Jackson Flood Family Bible William Strode Lander and Mary Jane Blakely Family Bible James Marion Mitchell and Mary Elizabeth Peal Family Bible Hezekiah B Watkins Family Bible Trigg County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Trigg County Kentucky KYGenWeb) Baker – Gresham Family Bible John E & Thomas G Chewning Family Bible The Downs Family Family Bible Duncan – Shelton Family Bible Dunning – Garnett – Gray Family Bible Nathan Futrell Family Bible Goodwin Family Bible Holland – Standrod Family Bible Parker Family Bible Rose Family Family Bible Eula Mae Rogers Roper Family Bible Trigg County Family Bible William Grant & Mollie McKinney Vinson Family Bible Wallace – Faughn Family Bible Watkins Family Family...

Campbell County Kentucky Family Bible Records

Campbell County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Campbell County, Kentucky KYGenWeb ) Baker, Samuel Bennett Family Bible Baker, Thomas Moore Family Bible Ball Family Bible Bonar Family Bible Bryan Family Bible Carll Family Bible Carroll Family Bible Chambers, Robert Family Bible Clore Family Bible Colliver Family Bible Crouch Family Bible Ellis Family Bible Epply, John P Family Bible Floyd Family Bible French Family Bible Gaines Family Bible Graham, Allen David Family Bible Green, John Ford Family Bible Grubbs, John H Family Bible Hawkins Family Bible Herndon, Elijah Family Bible Long Family Bible Metcalfe, George W Family Bible Miller Family Bible Morin Family Bible Newlin Family Bible Perry, Samuel Family Bible Rescued Family Bibles Shaw Family Bible Smith, George Family Bible Smith, John Family Bible Smith, Jeremiah Family Bible Spanier Family Bible Swetnam Family Bible Tanner Family Bible Templeman Family Bible Thatcher, John Family Bible Thomas, Robert Family Bible Thornton, James Family Bible Truman, Gilbert Family Bible Utz Family Bible Weaver Family Bible White Family Bible Wood, Richard L Family Bible Woods, James Family Bible Woods, William J Family...

Barren County Kentucky Family Bible Records

Barren County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Barren County USGenWeb Archives Project ) Andrews Family Bible Berry Family Bible Berry-Harrison Family Bible Bewley-Bailey Family Bible Bybee Family Bible Cockrill-Payne Family Bible Cox Family Bible Curd-Snoddy Family Bible Crenshaw Family Bible Davis Family Bible Denton Family Bible Denham Family Bible Depp-Grinstead Family Bible Dossey Family Bible Ellis-Curd Family Bible Glover – Dickerson Family Bible Gott 1 Family Bible Gott 2 Family Bible Hanes Family Bible Harrison-Franklin Family Bible Holman Family Bible Kerley Family Bible Kinslow 1 Family Bible Kinslow 2 Family Bible Kinslow 3 Family Bible Kinslow 4 Family Bible Marshall 1 Family Bible Marshall 2 Family Bible Moore Family Bible Murrell Family Bible Ray-Chism Family Bible Read Family Bible Redford Family Bible Richardson-Reynolds Family Bible Rush Family Bible Snoddy Family Bible Taylor Family Bible Thomerson Family Bible Totty Family Bible Wells Family Bible Williams-Kidwell Family Bible Wilson-Martin Family Bible Whitney Family...

Allen County, Kentucky Family Bible Records

Allen County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Allen County USGenWeb Archives Project ) Family Bible Records Marcum and Hinton Family Bible Records Logan-Lamb Bible, Allen & Warren Counties Allen County, Kentucky Family Bible Records (Hosted at Allen County Kentucky USGenWeb ) Anderson Family Bible Jesse Lee Atwood Family Bible Broughton, Woodard C. Family Bible Brown, Henry Family Bible Brunson Family Family Bible Buchanon/Goodrum Family Bible Buchanon Family Family Bible #1 Buchanon Family Family Bible #2 Downing, Benjamin Family Bible Downing Family Family Bible #1 Downing Family Family Bible #2 Francis Family Family Bible Gatewood Family Bible Guy Family Family Bible Hanes Family Family Bible Hains, Christopher Family Bible Hains, William “Buck” Family Bible Hooten Family Family Bible Jackson Family Family Bible #1 Jackson Family Family Bible #2 Johnson Family Family Bible Long Family Family Bible Logan, Jackson B. Family Bible Marcrum, Jesse E. Family Bible Motley Family Family Bible Motley, Edwin M. Family Bible Motley, Zachariah Family Bible Neal Family Family Bible Oliver, William Family Bible Oliver, Willie Gray Family Bible Oliver, Robert W. Family Bible Oliver , John S. Family Bible Pedigo-Owens-Clasby Family Bible Poe Family Family Bible Pullium, Gabriel & Long Family Bible Rice, George Family Bible Richey, William Family Bible Siddens Family Family Bible Spillman & Wiseman Family Bible Thomas Family Bible #1 Thomas Family Bible #2 Tiffany, Washington Cruz Family Bible Tiffany, John Blackburn Family Bible Travelstead # 1 Family Bible Travelstead # e Family Bible Wagoner Family Bible Whitney Family Bible #1 Williams Family Bible Walker Family...
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