By: John P. Hale
Heritage Books, Inc: (1886)
Seller ID: H1385
Condition: 356 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1886), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 356 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
The author was a descendant of the Scotch-Irish Ingles and Draper families, the first pioneers to make permanent settlements beyond the Alleghenies in 1748. He states that "In connection with... these histories of the Ingles and Draper settlements and families, I shall endeavor to trace, in chronological order, the progressive frontier explorations and settlements along the entire Virginia border, from the Alleghenies to the Ohio, from the New River-Kanawha and tributaries in the South-west, where settlements first began, to the Monongahela and tributaries, in the North-west, and the inter... View More...