was a resident of Rowan County, North Carolina, and lived there
amongst his brothers (who eventually settled in Kentucky). He
served in the Continental Army and died in Valley Forge of measles.
His son Moses came to the Adams Colony in the Mayking area of
Letcher County after it was established by his uncles.
Kentucky's Last Frontier; Henry P. Scalf pp. 154
Mark's 4th Great Grandfather