William ROARK, my 5th Great-Grandfather, lived in Monongalia Co, [West] Virginia. According to court records [below], he was about to move in August 1804. He did move to Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Monongalia County, West Virginia by Mrs. Zinn /Vol. 5
Adam ICE/EICE summoned to answer Jacob PINDALL and John MCFARLAND, administrators of Thomas PINDALL, deceased, in a plea of debt…. William ROARK, a material witness for ICE, was about to leave the county and ICE asked that his deposition be heard, __ August 1804.
Who were his neighbors in Monongalia County?
[David] Adam Ice:
Another neighbor, Thomas Pindall [see below], petitioned the President about safeguarding the settlers who were clashing with the Indians.
RICHMOND, 12th December, 1789.
American State Papers, Indian Affairs, From the Representatives of the frontier counties of Virginia, to the President of the United States.
In addition to the address of the General Assembly on Indian Affairs, we, the representatives of the counties of Ohio, Monongalia, Harrison, and Randolph, are constrained to take the liberty of stating to you the defenceless situation of those counties.
We have the honor to be, with very great regard and esteem, your Excellency's most ob't servants, JOHN P. DUVALL, Senator. WILLIAM MACMAHON, ARCHIBALD WOODS, }Ohio.
WILLIAM M'CLEERY, THOMAS PINDALL, }Monongalia.
JOHN PRUNTY, GEO. JACKSON, }Harrison.
JONA. PARSONS, CORN. BOGARD, }Randolph.
For the complete record of letter to the President, see: