When William and Margaret moved to a farm near Fork Lick Creek, they likely constructed a one-room log house.Continue reading
Month: November 2020
119 – Fork Lick Creek 1805
Shortly after 1800, William and Margaret Jarvis had moved a few miles north into Pendleton County. Here they would make their home for the next twenty years.Continue reading
118 – Early Kentucky Years 1790s
In 1776 there were fewer than 200 settlers in Kentucky. After the Revolutionary War, settlers began pouring in.
Native Americans were very unhappy about this encroachment into their lands. They had been pushed to Northwest Territory, or Indian Territory, north and west of the Ohio River.Continue reading
117 – West to Kentucky
In 1791, William and Margaret Jarvis (5G) decided to leave Harford County, Maryland and go west. William was age 31, and Margaret was 29.
Most of Margaret’s family was leaving Harford County and heading west to Kentucky. William and Margaret would accompany them.Continue reading