... was a welcome addition to his Virginia neighbors as he was able to repair their farm implements, traps and broken rifles. ... Since 1754, when the first Indian attacks took place, the Cherokee and Shawnee Indians harrassed the frontier on a regular basis. The militiaa#39;s original purpose was to protect the settlers of Southwest Virginia from Indian attacks, and all able-bodied men ... According to Montgomery County Order Book 1, page 280, each of the tax districts was composed of eightanbsp;...
|Title||:||Reiff to Riffe family in America|
|Author||:||Fred Jameson Riffe|