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Lexington Volunteer Fire Department, 1797


Jan 28, 2014

Virginia Firemen of 1797

In the town of Lexington, Rockbridge county, Virginia, the following subscription list for a volunteer fire department was signed on January 17, 1797, and approved by the legislature. The signatures as found on the original document were as follows:

Alexander, Andrew
Anderson, Josias
Armstrong, Dr.
Bailey, James
Beatty, Arthur
Blair, James
Campbell, Samuel L.
Caruthers, Isaac
Caruthers, James
Caruthers, John
Caruthers, William
Cox, John
Dalton, John
Darst, Ben,
Dorman, Cornelius
Edgar, George
Fuller Jacob
Galbraith, John
Gambel, James
Geiger Anthony
Gold, James
Gregory, William
Hannah, M.
Hawkins, Samuel
Hillis, William
Hopkins, James
Hopkins, John
Jones, William
Keten, Bernard
Margrane, Thomas
McAllister, Hugh
McDowell, Robert I
McMullen, John
Mitchell, George
Newcomer, John
Scott, Robert
Shields, Alex
Shields, Daniel
Shields, John
Shields, Nathan
Stare, Alex
Thompson, John
Tidd, William
Varne, Christian
Walkup, Arthur
Whiteaker, Isaac
Williams, Henry
Williams, James
Windell, David

SOURCE: Vol, 4, No 8, September 1914 Genealogy: a journal of American ancestry

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