Henry Skaggs

Henry Skaggs (January 8, 1724 – 1810?)
Skaggs was born in Maryland in 1724 to James Skaggs, a Scots-Irish immigrant, and Rachel Moredock, a native of Fincastle County, Virginia. James Skaggs and his sons were noted hunters and fur traders.… Continue reading

Richard Callaway

Richard Callaway (June 14, 1717 – March 8, 1780) was an early settler of Kentucky. Born in Caroline County, Virginia, Callaway joined Daniel Boone in 1775 in marking the Wilderness Road into central Kentucky, becoming one of the founders of… Continue reading

Squire Boone

Squire Boone Jr. (October 5, 1744 – August 5, 1815) was an American pioneer and brother of Daniel Boone. In 1780, he founded the first settlement in Shelby County, Kentucky. The tenth of eleven children, Squire Boone was born to… Continue reading

Daniel Boone


Daniel Boone (October 22, 1734 – September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement… Continue reading