From: "Kenneth B. Ferguson"
Trying again. I saw the note on Barbara McKinney. I descend
& William McKinney. Family tradition says Barbara was scalped
1761 and left for dead. Had she died, I wouldn't be writting this
Small world. However, the version of the story as told in Beth Usry's
is very interesting - first time I've heard/seen details. I understand
story is documented in a book on colonial women. I haven't located
book since I'm not sure about title & author. Any help with the
appreciated. Also, any help toward the McKinneys also appreciated.
In November 1761, Barbara gave birth to my ancestor Hannah McKinney.
Hannah married John Steadman about 1784. The Steadman line is well
documented back throught the Barton family to about 1200 (maybe 1150).
I descend from Thomas Farguson/Ferguson born about 1750, married Rachel.
Apparently they were in Wilkes County NC 1780s to about 1809. They
in 1810 Census for Greenville County SC. Line is documented after
Just in case the file attachment also went out, I'll apologize again,
Kenneth B. Ferguson