es, and many settlers lost their land......1779
Governor of Virginia appoints William Fleming, Edmund Lyne, James Barbour, and Stephen Trigg commissioners for Kentucky.
At their first court at St. Asaph's, the first claim considered was that of Isaac Shelby's to settlement and pre-emption for raising a crop of corn in the county in 1176 ......Oct. 13, 1779
In retaliation for Colonel Clarke's successes in Illinois, Colonel Byrd, of the British army, is sent against Ruddle's and Martin's stations in Kentucky, captures them, and retreats with plunder and prisoners to Detroit......June 22, 1780
County of Kentucky divided into Jefferson, Fayette, and Lincoln counties......Nov. 1, 1780
Fort Jefferson, built on the Mississippi River, 5 miles below the mouth of the Ohio.
Besieged by Chickasaw Indians, reinforced by General Clarke from Kaskaskia, and soon after abandoned as too remote to hold......1780
Captain Estill, in pursuit of Indians who had invested Estill's station,