Monday, December 21, 2015

Annals of Tazewell Co., Virg. Vol. I 8/13/87

aunt minerva collection. hand written. Aunt Minerva's writing.
p.169 James Maxwell qualified as Sheriff First Court of Tazewell Co. June 180(runs off side of paper.)
p.175 (1800-1801) James Maxwell Sheriff of County
p.437-438 Thomas Maxwell killed by Shawanae Indians-had on white hunting shirt- requested to remove it- refused- Indians attack killing Maxwell (in pursuit of Indians who had attacked Thomas English family). (Burke Garden-Wolf Creek Gap.) (1787)
p.24 Colonel James Maxwell settled on Clinch in 1772- lived there until 1784- during that time two daughters were killed by Indians.
p. 259 December term- William H. Maxwell qualified to practice law in this court. (1851)
Send for Revolutionary War Records- form to fill out. Washington D.C. ask for additional form SAS.
p.411 John Maxwell, Thomas Maxwell, citizens of Tazewell Co. posted as citizens in these forts. (Burks Garden). probably voluntter fort.
John Maxwell chosen as spy for the group. (June 1776)

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