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TIP# 263 - FORT HARROD AND BOWMAN STATION RESIDENTS

Sandi Gorin (View posts)
Posted: 30 Sep 1999 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jun 2001 9:32AM GMT
Surnames: Allin, Bethy, Bradstone, Brown, Bristoee, Boone, Bowman, Coburn, McDaniel, Cowan, Caldwell, Calloway, Clark, Coomes, Cunningham, Chapman, Corn, Clare, Collins, Davis, Denton, Gray, Gerrard, Gass, Hays, Harris, Haggin, Humble, Hayden, Hogan, Higgins, Johnson, Jordan, January, Kenton, Kennedy, Lindsay, Linn, Soverigns, Linn, Legerwood, McMurtry, McConnell, McIlvain, McCracken, McBride, McGinty, McDonald, McAfee, Harrod, McGary, McCoun, Mays, Mitchell, Morrison, Moore, Manifee, Overton, Poage, Lindsay, McGinty, Pettit, Patteson, Poage, Prather, Wilson, Pendergrass, Ray, Rose, Frier, Randolph, Ray, Shannon, Stapleton, Shanklin, Stevens, Shores, Stagner, Searcy, Story, Thompson, Townsend, Todd, Vance, Wasson, Whitley, Worthington, Bowman, Kellar, Bentley, Berry, Bulger, Cartmell, Chrisman, Clidton, Cogar, Doran, Funk, Harbin, Honaker, Huston, James, Kellar, King, Livingston, Long, McBride, McClanahan, McGlack, McIntyre, Miller, Montgomery, Morter, Murray, Pendergrast, Prather, Perry, Setser, Simpson, Slack, Spears, Stroud, Vance, Walters, Gonday, Dust, Berry, Lee
This list, per several historic researchers, is not complete, but supposedly is the only known list of residents of Fort Harrod. Most of these names are taken from the Draper manuscripts and from various depositions.

Ann POAGUE McGINTY and her husband, James McGINTY, Thos ALLIN, Elisha BETHY (killed by Indians), Nicholas BRADSTONE, Jas BROWN (killed by Indians), Jeremiah BRISTOEE, Col. BOONE and family, Col. Abraham BOWMAN, Saml. COBURN (father of Mrs. Ann McDANIEL), John COWAN, George CALDWELL, Col. Richard CALLOWAY, General George Rogers CLARK, William COOMES and Jane COOMES (school teacher), Capt. CUNNINGHAM, Joe CHAPMAN (killed by Indians), George CORN and his five sons (not named), George CLARE, James COWAN (killed by Indians), Josiah COLLINS, Elisha COLLINS, Wm. DAVIS, Ezekiel DAVIS, Thomas DENTON, George GRAY, Eli GERRARD (killed by Indians), John GASS, Jno. HAYS (killed by Indians), William HARRIS (killed by Indians), John HAGGIN, Michael HUMBLE, Wm. HAYDEN (killed by Indians), Benj. HAYDEN, George HART, Richard HOGAN, John and Peter HIGGINS, Saml. JOHNSON, Patrick JORDAN, James JANUARY, Simon KENTON, John KENNEDY (killed by Indians), Thomas KENNEDY, Jacob LIGHT, Jos. LINDSAY, Ben LINN and wife Hannah (nee SOVERIGNS) LINN (thought to be the first marriage at the fort), Jas. LEGERWOOD, John McMURTRY, Wm and Francis McCONNELL, Jas. McMURTRY, Jas. McILVAIN, Wm. McCRACKEN, Jas. McBRIDE (killed by Indians), Jas. McGINTY, --- McDONALD, McAFEE brothers (Robert, Jas, George, Wm and Samuel), Mrs. Ann McDANIEL (widow of Jas who was killed, married 1778), Col. Jas. HARROD, Hugh McGARY, Jas. McCOUN and son Joseph, Saml. MAYS, Wm. MITCHELL, David MITCHELL, John MORRISON, Simeon MOORE, Wm. MANIFEE, Capt. Clough OVERTON (killed by Indians). Col. Wm. POAGE and wife (who md 2nd Joseph LINDSAY, 3rd Jas. McGINTY), and their children (Elizabeth who married John THOMAS, Robt., Jos., Mary, Matty, Anne), Benj. PETTIT, Col. Robert PATTESON, Robt. POAGE, Geo. POAGE, Henry PRATHER and wife Elizabeth (nee WILSON), Bazil PENDERGRASS and his wife and daughter, Jas. RAY, Lewis ROSE and wife Barbary (FRIER) ROSE, Nathaniel RANDOLPH, WM. RAY (killed by Indians), Hugh SHANNON, John STAPLETON, Peter SHANKLIN, Robt. SHANKLIN, Roswell STEVENS, Thomas SHORES, Barny STAGNER (killed by Indians), Bartlett SEARCY, John STORY, Hugh SHANNON, Geo. THOMPSON, John TOWNSEND, Levi TODD and family, Robert TODD, David VANCE, Jas WASSON, Col. Wm WHITLEY and family (were also at St. Asaph), Hugh WILSON wife and son Harrod (first child born at forn in 1775), Edward WORTHINGTON and Betsy.

BowmanÂ’s Station. This is a smaller list. Those marked with an * indicate deserters per Collins History, Vol 1:

Capt Jos. BOWMAN, Lieutenant Isaac BOWMAN, 2nd Lt. Abr. KELLAR, Sgt Dan DUST, James BENTLEY, Wm. BERRY, Ed. BULGER, Nathan CARTMELL, Henry CHRISMAN, Thomas CLIDTON, Jacob COGAR, Peter COGAR, Patrick DORAN, Henry FUNK, Philip HARBIN, Henry HONAKER, Elijah HUSTON, Abr. JAMES, Isaac KELLAR, George KING, George LIVINGSTON, Philip LONG, Isaac McBRIDE, Robert McCLANAHAN, Chas. McGLACK, Alex. McINTYRE, Abraham MILLER, George MILLER, Wm. MONTGOMERY, Barney MORTER, Edward MURRAY, Joseph PENDERGRAST, Michael PENDERGRAST, Thos. PENDERGRAST, Thos. PERRY, Henry PRATHER, John SETSER, Michael SETSER, Joseph SIMPSON, Wm. SLACK, Jacob SPEARS, Samuel STROUD, H. VANCE, Barnaby WALTERS, James GONDAY , Sameul DUST*, Wm BERRY*, Zeb Lee*.

To be continued week after next.

(c) Copyright 30 September 1999, Sandra K. Gorin, All Rights Reserved. sgorin@glasgow-ky.com

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