Peggy  The individuals in this diverse group originally came from different parts of the Sydney area. The blacks in that time were numerous, and I have often seen hundreds of them camped on what is now known as Darling Point; [they were] as kind people as ever lived. Whenever they speared fish they used to bring us some.
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Introduction Following the Battle of Alamance, a group of intermarried families left the Piedmont of North Carolina and moved just across the Virginia border into virgin wilderness along Chestnut Creek and its tributaries.
These families were mostly Quakers or disowned Quakers and many of the men had been active in the Regulator movement and participated in the Battle of Alamance.
Amongst them was a Baptist named Flower Swift. The largest extended family was the Quaker Cox family. The Cox family was related by blood to Herman Husband. Husband was the best known leader of the Regulation and was a fugitive after Alamancetraveling under the pseudonym Tuscape Death.
Before they were in North Carolina, most of their familiess had migrated thusly: The non-Quakers were mostly Baptists. The area to the west and east of them had been previously settled by Long Hunters and their relatives. The Long Hunters had a very diverse ancestry including: There were also some non-Quaker participants from the Regulator movement in the area to the west who were farmers, not Long Hunters.
The Chestnut Creek community was probably fairly self-sufficient and almost everyone farmed and had a moderate amount of wealth. Some were also craftsmen and millers and Elisha Bedsaul was a blacksmith.
In the entire community there were only two slaves, one owned by Elisha Bedsaul and one by David Fulton. The Revolutionary War in the upper New River can be divided into two parts. The first part,was a war against the Cherokee.
This war was likely to have been unpopular in the upper New River community served by the Osborne, Cox, Baker and Swift militia companies. Quakers preferred to send peace emissaries to the Indians instead of troops -- such as Thomas Beals who lived in the Chestnut Creek community off and on from to LAX Through the Years This page has been viewed more than , times; thank you so much!
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