Elizabeth Colville Black(burn) Newell: Mother of King's Mountain

TitleElizabeth Colville Black(burn) Newell: Mother of King's Mountain
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsWeyler, Fred
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsHistory, Mountain life, Mountain people -- Genealogy, Pioneer families, Pioneer families -- Settlements, Religion, Sevier County

Describes the woman, family, and church that responded to Colonel Patrick Ferguson and then to the Cherokee that attacked the settlers next. Provides information about her various settlements, including Black's Fort and Newell's Station, forming the State of Franklin, and the hardships of pioneer life.


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