FIRST SETTLERS IN THE GLADES COUNTRY

From the "Glades Star", Garrett County Historical Society and other sources


 

JOHN FRIEND, SR. 1764

GABRIEL FRIEND 1764 Land was purchased from the Indians.

CHARLES FRIEND 1765 Now Friendsville, Md.

AUGUSTINE FRIEND 1765

JOSEPH TOMLINSON 1760 "Good Will" 100 acres on Braddock Road

WILLIAM WILTON ASHBY Ashby's Discovery near Gortner, Md., 1795. "Piney Bottom" which became permanent Ashby home.

JACOB FROMAN 1771 "Bad is the Best of It" 120 acres 1780 moved to Kentucky 1814, sold his Maryland farm to John Fike, Sr.

RICHARD HALL 1774 "Blooming Rose", Died 1791; 1797 Jacob Markley purchased Hall farm.

AARON PARKER Settled junction of the Braddock Road and Trail to Morgantown. Judge John Simkins bought the place in 1786 and operated a hotel (Inn).

JOHN McKANE 1774 "Shade Run"

THOMAS LOGSDEN 1776 "Ryans Glade" (Editor's Note: Named after John Ryan, Ancestor of Don Hartman)

GEORGE DICKSON 1774 "Flowery Vale"

THURMAN FRAZEE

JEREMIAH FRAZEE Settlers on Frazee Ridge and

JONATHAN FRAZEE Buffalo Run.

 

LIST FOUND IN THE "CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF OAKLAND"

by Thekla Fundenberg Weeks

All were residents in the Selbysport Area

JOHN RUTAN

CODDINGTONS

JOHN FIKE

JOHN ENLOW

JACOB WELCH

ASA BEALL

DAVID HOFFMAN (miller)

JOSEPH FRANTZ (tanner)

GEORGE MATTHEWS

PETER STUCK

JOHN STUCK

 

Earlier settlers in Friendsville Area

THOMAS CASTEEL

JAMES McMULLEN

ROBINSON SAVAGE

SYLVESTER RYLAND

JACOB MARKLEY

VAN SECKLES

SISLERS

 

Early Settlers in the Northern section of Garrett County

JOHN SIMKINS

BENJAMIN CODDINGTON

ABRAHAM SHOCKY

MICHAEL BEEGLY

CASPAR DURST

PHILIP HARE

GEORGE NEWMAN

JOHN SLOAN

EMANUEL CUSTER

CHRISTIAN GARLITZ

HENRY BROWN

ELI RIDGELEY

JOHNSONS

McKENZIES

WILLIAM WEITZELL

 

Settlers in the Accident Area

COL. WILLIAM LAMAR

HINEBAUGH

SPEICHER

JONATHAN FRANTZ

ENGLEHART

MILLER

RICHTER

SPEOERLINE

GEHRINGER

GEORG

FRATZ

HENRY BEDINGER In 1814 purchased 4 military lots of Benjamin Duvall, heir of his brother, Lt. Isaac Duvall

 

Settlers in Bittinger Area

HOLMES WILEY (hunter)

JOHN BEACHY

PETER LOHR

 

Settlers in Sang Run Area (Sang is short for gingseng)

JOHN FRIEND (lived near Friendsville)

WILLIAM W. HOYE

HENRY DeWITT

ANDREW HOUSE

HENRY SINES

J. ENLOW

HENRY McCABE

JOHN MATTINGLY

DOMINICK MATTINGLY

MESHACK BROWNING (hunter)

 

Settlers in the McHenry area

COL. JOHN LYNN

DANIEL W. McHENRY

JAMES BROOKE

JAMES CUNNINGHAM

WILLIAM CAMPBELL

WILLIAM GLOTFELTY

 

Settlers at Hoyes, formerly known as Johnstown

SINGLETON TOWNSHEND

JOHN DeWITT

TRUMAN WEST

ROBERT FERGUSON

DANIEL SMITH

WILLIAM A. SMITH

 

Settlers in the Bloomington Area

CHARLES QUEEN

JOHN STACKPOLE

GAINORS (Editor's Note: Cornelius and Bryan Gainer, Ancestors of Don Hartman)

JOSEPH WARNICK

JOHN MICHAELS

MICHAEL WILT

CHARLES BROADWATER

GUY BROADWATER

WILLIAM BROADWATER

MOSES TICHNELL

BARNARDS

THOMAS PRITCHARD

JOHN RYAN (Editor's Note: Ancestor of Don Hartman)

 

Settlers at Swanton, formerly called "Swan's Mill"

PATRICK HAMILL

HENRY INGMAN

JAMES FITZWATER

SHARPLESS

BECKMAN

ABRAHAM WILSON

 

Settlers of Gortner, formerly called "Swan's Meadow"

PETER GORTNER

GEORGE RINEHART

STEPHEN RINEHART

 

Early settlers at Kitzmiller, Md.

EBENEZER KITZMILLER

THOMAS WILSON 1798

FREDERICK BRAY

PHILIP BRAY

REASON HARVEY

JOHN PAUGH

MICHAEL PAUGH

JOSEPH DAVIS

RICHARD TASKER

GEORGE DIXON 1777

 

Early settlers in Ryan's Glade, an early settlement on McCullough's Path
(Editor's Note: Named for John Ryan, ancestor of Don Hartman)

JAMES CHISHOLM, SR. (built grist mill)

HENRY WHITE

JOHN IRONS

DUDLEY LEE

ALEXANDER SMITH

 

Early settlers in Red House Area

FREDERICK CARSTEN

PETER SHIRER

JOHN WALTZ

NICHOLAS GOWER (GAUER)

ABRAHAM MOON

BENJAMIN SHAFFER

CONRAD NINE

ADAM HOUSER

 

Early settlers of Yough Glade, Oakland

WILLIAM ARMSTRONG

ISAAC McCARTY

EZEKIAL TOTTEN

 


Submitted by: Connie Beachy

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