When war began, North Carolina leaders fortified the coast against possible invasion. However, unprotected western frontier settlements were considered at risk from Native Americans friendly to the French until the construction of Fort Dobbs. Thereafter, during periods of extreme danger, colonists occasionally left their homes and camped near the protective log walls of the fort.
Were your ancestors here? Did they follow the Great Wagon Road? Please check the following listing of Fourth Creek settlement property owners between the years of 1750-1762. If you have documentation regarding your own ancestors in the Fourth Creek area during that period, we would appreciate hearing from you. Contact us today.
Fourth Creek Settlement Property Owners 1750-1762
Edwards, John Col.