Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania, from to , Inclusive: Together with a Joseph Doddridge . Joseph Doddridge wrote about what he and his contemporaries actually lived through on the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers between and Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and Pennsylvania from to , Joseph Doddridge, Narcissa Doddridge.

Author: Bradal Vudok
Country: France
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 12 December 2006
Pages: 148
PDF File Size: 4.95 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.68 Mb
ISBN: 687-7-34853-372-5
Downloads: 95716
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Samuzuru

Lindsey- Frontier and pioneer life – pages.

Page – For a long time after the first settlement of this country, the inhabitants in general married young. Office of the Gazette,Reprint, New Werner, By registering for your own account, you’ll get instant access to member benefits: RitenourWilliam Thomas Lindsey.

Remains of an Extinct People. Joseph Doddridge Full view – The walls on the outside were ten or twelve feet high, the slope of the roof being turned wholly inward.

This Article was written jotes Dan B. The horses were caparisoned with old saddles, old bridles or halters, and pack-saddles with a bag or blanket thrown over them ; a rope or string as often constituted the girth, as a piece of leather. There he established churches in Brooke and Ohio counties as well as in Pennsylvania and Ohio. This is our heritage and our shame. Face the terror of war and understand why, whether right or wrong, the settlers wouldn’t He then spent several years as an itinerant preacher in the Wesleyan Society, traveling for a time with the great Methodist bishop, Francis Asbury.

Trudge through the wilderness with him and experience its silent and oppressive majesty. The Almighty has no attribute which can take side with us in such a contest.

He died at his home in Brooke County. Selected pages Ddodridge Page. True, the language is florid by today’s standards, but that’s the point: There was no distinction of rank, and very little of fortune.


Page 74 – And they took Absalom, and cast him into a great pit in the wood, and laid a very great heap of stones upon him: There aren’t any comments for this article yet.

Password Forgot your password?

e-WV | Joseph Doddridge

Munsell- Frontier and pioneer life – pages. The Wedding and Mode of Living. Popular passages Page – I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan’s cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat ; if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. Munsell- Frontier and pioneer life – pages 0 Reviews https: Preface to the First Edition by Dr Doddridge.

Sign In or Register Existing Members. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Labor and its Discouragements.

A range of cabins commonly formed one side, at least, of the fort. Joseph Doddridge knew we needed to see the frontier wilderness before his eyes dimmed and that past disappeared. Doddridge, the brother of Philip Doddridgereceived a strict religious education at home and attended school in Maryland until age Today, like never before, we need to understand. Statement sehtlement the Reader by Dr Doddridge.

Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed and said, ” Logan is the friend of the white men. Joseph Doddridge wrote about what he and his contemporaries actually lived through on the Pennsylvania and Virginia frontiers between and On these accounts the first impression of love resulted in marriage ; and a family establishment cost but a little labor and nothing else.

Notes on the Settlement and Indian Wars of the Western Parts of Virginia and …

Page – If the theft was of something of some value, a kind of jury of the neighborhood, after hearing the testimony would condemn the culprit to Moses’ Law, that is to forty stripes, save one. Settlement of the Country. If the theft was of some small article, the offender was doomed to carry on his back the flag of the United States, which then consisted josepy thirteen stripes.


Number and Variety of Serpents. InDoddridge was ordained a priest and became the first minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church in trans-Allegheny Virginia. And, glory be, this book and others like it is FREE. Click here to order. Dress of the Indians and First Settlers. Divisions or partitions of logs separated the cabins from each other. Common terms and phrases army battle bishop blockhouse blood brother cabin camp campaign Capt Chillicothe church civilized color commenced Cresap Cross Creek Cross Creek township death died distance Dunmore early Episcopal farm father Fayette county feet fire forefathers Fort Pitt frontier fruit furnished Girty Gnadenhutten greater number hands horses human hunter hunting Indians John killed labor land languages latter Lewis lived Logan logs ment Michael Cresap miles Moravian mounds mountains murder nations neighborhood neighbors never night Obadiah Holmes Ohio Ohio river parish party Sehtlement boys Pennsylvania Philip Doddridge Pitt possessed present prisoners region river Doddridg savages says scalping settlement settlers shot side Simon Girty snake society soon spring tion tomahawk took town township trees Virginia warfare warriors Washington county Wellsburg West Middletown western country Wheeling Wheeling Creek whole number wife wilderness woods wounded.

After being married, he studied medicine to supplement his income as a minister, and thereafter he treated both the souls and bodies of his parishioners in his frontier travels.