Elizabeth Johnson Payne’s Letter to Dr. Draper mss. 13 C 116-Misc. Hist, Society. Madison, Wisconsin.
“There were 43 fighting men and five too old to do service, about 32 women and 64 children constituted the population of Bryan Station.” (August 16. 1782. )
There are many other names which should be added to the list of Heroes and Heroines connected with some phase of the founding or defense of Bryan Station. Among them are: Henry Wilson (Ref. Sur. File No. 30795 – Pension Cert, No. 19290) . He married Frances Faulkner, daughter of John Faulkner and Joyce Craig, at Bryan Station. Family tradition claims she was one of the women who carried water.
Manoah Singleton (Ref. Va. St. Archives I. P. D. 35).
*Sarah (Sally) Craig Singleton (dau. Toliver Sr. & Polly H. Craig ) .
Eight of their 13 children (Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines, p 92).
Thomas Brooks – Indian Scout, Boonesborough and Bryan Station.
William Turner (Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines, p 129).
Martha Ricords Turner (Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines, p 129).
Lieut. James Suggett (Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines, p 102-103).
Jemima Spence Suggett (Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines, p 102-103).
John Arnold (Draper mss. 11 CC 245 – Bryan Station Heroes & Heroines. Draper mss. 11 CC 241, p 139-139) .
Elizabeth Hitt Arnold, his wife (same Ref.).
Lewis Arnold (son of John and Eliz.) Draper mss. 11 CC 245.
James Morgan (Ranck’s History of Lexington (Ky.), p 94-95).
Mrs. Morgan (his wife). Same Ref.
Jacob Stucker Sr. (Ref. Va. St. Archives I.P.D. 35 and 36 and 95, 8th Report Va. St. Librarian p 423-Draper mss. 13 C 74.) Killed by Indians 1779-80.
Eve Stucker (wife of Jacob Sr.) same references.
David Stucker (son of J. and E. Stucker, b 176 – killed Harmar’s Defeat, 1790).
Jacob Stucker (Jr.) ”Indian Jake” b 1764 – m Betsy Rogers – resided Scott Co. Ky. His name is on Memorial Wall.
Philip Stucker, son J. & E. Stucker, b 1773 N. C. m Mary McClusky.
Polly Stucker, dau. J. & E. Stucker, m Daniel White.
Margaret Stucker, widow of George Stucker (Ref. 8th Report Va. St. Lib., page 422.
Va. St. Archives I.P.D. 36-166) m 2nd John Miles and 3rd Nathan Breeden.
Margaret had children with her at Bryan Station August 16, 1782.
Michael Stucker, son Geo. and Margaret Stucker, born 1759 (Ref. 8th Va. St. Lib. Report – Va. St. Archives I.P.D. 36-166) M. Nancy Vaughn, resided Woodford Co. Ky., 12 in family, was pensioned. Died Madison, Indiana.
Rosanna Stucker m Stoner.
Betty or Caty Stucker m George Graves.
Polly Stucker m Young.
John Stucker m Rebecca Castle,
Henry Stucker m Jane Cantwell.
Jacob Stucker born 1768 m Sarah Gottshall,
James Stucker (killed at Harmer’s Defeat in 1790).
*On Memorial Wall as Sally Craig.
Va. State Archives I.P.D. 35.
A Pay Roll of Kentucky Militia under William Hogan in active Defense of Bryan’s Station in the year of 1780.
Officers: William Hogan, Captain; James Bryan, Lieutenant; Thomas Herndon, Ensign; Peter Williams, Sergeant; George Forbis, Sergant.