Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Ambrose Coffee - 1805 Land Dispute Deposition

From Fayette County Records book Volume 1, page 214. Courtesy of the Lexington Public Library. Click image to enlarge.

Text reads:

Deposition of AMBROSE COFFEE (taken on July 5, 1805, before JEREMIAH DAVIS and JAMES TURLEY at house of WILLIAM MEGOWAN in Montgomery County) "I first came to Boonesborough in February of 1777. In March of the same year I learned of Boone's Creek on the north side of the Kentucky river and it was called Boone's creek then."

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