Jenny (Jennie) Wiley
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 37° 44.769 W 082° 46.614
17S E 343450 N 4179136
Quick Description: Along KY 321 in front of the Paintsville-Prestonsburg/Combs Field.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2015 6:00:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMNKHP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Captured by Indians in present Bland Co., Va., Oct. 1787 or 89. Four children and brother killed. A child born in captivity killed also. Harman party pursued, had to give up. Came here and joined by others built stockade. After nearly a year Mrs. Wiley escaped, followed "dream" to safety here. Reunited with husband in Va. They settled in this county in 1800.
Marker Name: Jenny (Jennie) Wiley

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): 735

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Highways


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