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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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HUGHES

He was a Scotsman but first name is unknown at this time. He was a fur trader and trapper.


Nicketti

Her name means "She Who Sweeps the Dew From the Flowers".


Charles TULEY

He was killed by Indians.


Elizabeth FLOYD

She was the mother of 7 children. She and her children came to Kentucky in 1783, her husband had come in 1779 with her brother Colonel John Floyd. Three years after she arrived in Kentucky her husband was killed by Indians.


Colonel John FLOYD

HISTORY: This chronological narrative was complied by Mr. Clyde Bunch, of Jessamine County, Kentucky, and provided to the Logan's Fort Foundation, which accepts full responsibility for authenticity. Enquoted text is the orginal journal entry.
May 1, 1775 - John Floyd and a party of 32 men arrive at Buffalo Springs.
May 3, 1775 - Richard Henderson, notes in his journal, that John Floyd arrived at Boonesbourgh, conduced there by Joseph Drake. Floyd told Henderson that he had left his company of about 30 men in camp on Dick's River.
May 23, 1775 - John Floyd attends first court at Boonesbourgh, as a representative of St. Asaph.
May 30, 1775 - John Floyd letter to Colonel William Preston. "We have saw no indians since our arrival here, no damage by them except one Boston who has been killed or lost. My company are all settled near Green River on the southern waters of the Kentucky and have erected a little town which they call St. Asaph, where they are making crops of corn."
John was ambushed & burned at the stake along with his brother Isham by indians 12 Apr 1783. His nickname was Jack.


Colonel John FLOYD

HISTORY: This chronological narrative was complied by Mr. Clyde Bunch, of Jessamine County, Kentucky, and provided to the Logan's Fort Foundation, which accepts full responsibility for authenticity. Enquoted text is the orginal journal entry.
May 1, 1775 - John Floyd and a party of 32 men arrive at Buffalo Springs.
May 3, 1775 - Richard Henderson, notes in his journal, that John Floyd arrived at Boonesbourgh, conduced there by Joseph Drake. Floyd told Henderson that he had left his company of about 30 men in camp on Dick's River.
May 23, 1775 - John Floyd attends first court at Boonesbourgh, as a representative of St. Asaph.
May 30, 1775 - John Floyd letter to Colonel William Preston. "We have saw no indians since our arrival here, no damage by them except one Boston who has been killed or lost. My company are all settled near Green River on the southern waters of the Kentucky and have erected a little town which they call St. Asaph, where they are making crops of corn."
John was ambushed & burned at the stake along with his brother Isham by indians 12 Apr 1783. His nickname was Jack.


Sarah Jane BUCHANAN

She had several children by Breckinridge.


William Preston FLOYD

He died without issue.


Colonel George Rogers Clark FLOYD

He fought in the War of 1812.


Governor John FLOYD

HISTORY: He was born at Floyd's Station on Beargrass Creek near Louisville, Kentucky, 14 days after his father was killed by indians. He was Governor of Virginia, the only native Kentuckian to so serve, serving from 1830 to 1834. He was a Major in the Virginia Militia 1807-1812, a surgeon in the U.S. Army with the rank of Major 1812-1814, Brigader General Virginia Militia after the War of 1812. He is on the 1800 Jefferson County & 1810 & 1820 Montgomery County, Kentucky tax lists. He attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in medicine. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates 1814-1815; elected to Congress from Abingdon District and continued for 12 years in that position. He received the electoral vote of North Carolina for the U.S. Presidency in 1832. He was offered the governorship of Arkansas Territory by Andrew Jackson but declined. Because of his fight for Oregon in congress, he is known as "the Father of the Oregon Territory". He designed the state flag of Virginia. He died at sunrise while visiting at his daughters. His diary was published by Charles V. Amber in 1918. (Info from Floyd Family Forum on the Internet posted by Bonnie Davis 14 March 1999)


Letitia PRESTON

She was the mother of 12 children born between 1805 and 1827.


Governor John Buchanan FLOYD

HISTORY: He was elected to the Virginia state assembly in 1847. He served has Governor of Virginia from 1849 to 1852. He was appointed Secretary of War in 1857 by President James Buchanan. He resigned on December 26, 1860 after the firing on Fort Sumter. President Buchanan accused him of misusing $870,000.00 of government funds. He was also accused of transferring arms from northern arsenals to the south before he resigned. He was appointed a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army in 1861. President Jefferson Davis stripped him of his command after Fort Donelson. But he was subsequently appointed a Major General by the Virginia Assembly. (Info from Microsoft Encarta 2000 CD)


John LEMASTERS

He was killed by Indians in a fight near Louisville, Kentucky.


Robert Clark FLOYD

He fought with George Rogers Clark and may have been killed by indians.


Lillian

Her last name may have been HAMPTON or DAVIS.


Sgt. Charles FLOYD

HISTORY: Charles went with the Lewis & Clark Expedition in 1804 and died while on the expedition. He was born in Kentucky, the son of Robert Clark Floyd and Lillian, and a grandson of Colonel William Floyd and Abadiah Davis. He died on 20 August 1804, the only man to die on the expedition. He is buried at Floyd's Bluff, on the Missouri River near Sioux City, Iowa. He was posthumously awarded a land grant, which was deeded to his brother Davis, and two sisters Elisabeth and Mary Lee Floyd.


Mary Lee FLOYD

HISTORY: This relationship is supported by 1) an letter from Mary Lee Floyd Winn Walton in 1871 to Lyman Draper stating that she, Davis and Elizabeth were children of Robert and siblings of Charles. This relationship is further supported by the fact that Davis, Elizabeth and Mary Lee inherited the land warrant awarded posthumously to Charles Floyd (Warrant 5) for his part in the Corps of Discovery with Lewis and Clark.


Charles FLOYD

His children's birth dates found in his family bible and were copied down by Martin Van Buren Floyd at the home of his parents in Bond County, Illinois a long time ago. This info received from Larry Reno in January 2003. Martin Van Buren Floyd was Larry's great-grandfather.


Sgt. Nathaniel Hale PRYOR

HISTORY: Nathaniel was with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He was born 1772 in Amherst County, Virginia and died 1 June 1831. He was a son of John A. Pryor and Nancy Floyd and grandson of Colonel William Floyd and Abidiah Davis. He was married 17 March ? to Margaret Patton. They had six children: three sons and three daughters: Jane B., James, Nancy, Robert L., Eliza and Nathaniel.