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"
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
DAVID HOFFMAN (miller)
JOSEPH FRANTZ (tanner)
Earlier settlers in Friendsville Area
Early Settlers in the Northern section of Garrett County
Settlers in the Accident Area
COL. WILLIAM LAMAR
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)
Settlers in Sang Run Area (Sang is short for gingseng)
JOHN FRIEND (lived near Friendsville)
WILLIAM W. HOYE
MESHACK BROWNING (hunter)
Settlers in the McHenry area
COL. JOHN LYNN
DANIEL W. McHENRY
Settlers at Hoyes, formerly known as Johnstown
WILLIAM A. SMITH
Settlers in the Bloomington Area
GAINORS (Editor's Note: Cornelius and Bryan Gainer, Ancestors of Don Hartman)
JOHN RYAN (Editor's Note: Ancestor of Don Hartman)
Settlers at Swanton, formerly called "Swan's Mill"
Settlers of Gortner, formerly called "Swan's Meadow"
Early settlers at Kitzmiller, Md.
THOMAS WILSON 1798
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)
Early settlers in Red House Area
NICHOLAS GOWER (GAUER)
Early settlers of Yough Glade, Oakland
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