Men in Thomas Burk’s Muster District

These men are listed as defenders of the frontier in 1774, they did NOT participate in the Battle of Point Pleasant.

Thomas Burk to Col. William Preston

SIR – I have perceeded. According to your Directions as Near as poseble & has oppointd. Eleven out of Thirty four all Able Bodyd. Men. Pleas to Excuse My Short Writting for I Expect to be over With These
from your Humb. Sert.
THOMAS BURK. May ye 30th, 1774

11 Able Bodied Men

Henry Librough
George Fry Jun.
Edward Hale
Thomas Hale
John Lucus
William Lucus
Charles Lucas Jun
Christy Martin
Phillip Martin
Willinton Adkins
George Martin Jun

All 30 Men

Joel Cartain
Umphry Brumfield
Richard Chapmon
Andrew Hatfield
Mordock McKinsey
David Gormon
William Hale
Palser Librough
Henry Librough
Gorge Fry Sen*
George Fry Junr
John McGriff
Edward Hale
Thomas Hale
Patrick Mcgriff
Henley McKinsey
Thomas Cashaday
Charls Lucus Sen
John Lucus
William Lucus
Charls Lucus Jun.
George Martin
Christy Martin
Phillip Martin
John Man
Robert Hunter
Philip Williams
Parker Adkins
Willinton Adkins
John Cartain
James Cartain
John McCartney
George Martin Junr
Simon Cashaday

James Havens
John Havens
John Chapman
Thom. Copley
John Young

The last five names were added later, in a different hand writing; thus the original list consisted of thirty-four.

MLA Source Citation:

Thwaites, Reuben Gold. Documentary History of Dunmore's War, 1774. Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society. 1905. Web. 31 January 2015. - Last updated on Aug 26th, 2012

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