Isaac Shelby: Kentucky"s first Governor and hero of three wars

by Sylvia Wrobel

Publisher: Cumberland Press in Danville, Ky

Written in English
Published: Pages: 153 Downloads: 720
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  • Shelby, Isaac, 1750-1826.
  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 146-153.

    Statement[by] Sylvia Wrobel and George Grider.
    ContributionsGrider, George, 1914- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF455 .S57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 153 p.
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5091453M
    LC Control Number74162986

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In a previous blog I wrote about Matthew Harris Jouett – the Mercer County native that became a famous portrait painter shortly after fighting in the War of Isaac Shelby, the first governor of Kentucky, was one of his subjects, and the portrait painted in hangs in the Hall of Governors of the history center.

"Isaac Shelby: Kentucky's First Governor and Hero of Three Wars". Congressional Gold Medal, Thanks of Congress. Isaac Shelby (Decem – J ) was the first and fifth Governor of the U.S.

state of Kentucky and served in the state legislatures of Virginia and North Carolina. He was also a soldier in Lord Dunmore's War, the Revolutionary War, and the War of Commands: Battle of King's Mountain. Sylvia Wrobel and ‎George Grider, Isaac Shelby: Kentucky's First Governor and Hero of Three Wars, Cumberland Press, p.

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Isaac Shelby: Kentucky's First Governor and Hero of Three Wars. Cumberland Press. Further reading "Governor Isaac Shelby". The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. 1 (2): 9– May Peters, H. Dean (October ). "Isaac Shelby and Gubernatorial Campaign of ".

The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society. 73 (4): – Isaac Shelby Kentuckys first Governor and hero of three ~ Isaac Shelby is a true American Patriot who was one of the leaders at the Battle of Kings Mountain during the American Revolution He later helped lead at the Age of 63 Kentucky troops in pursuit of British troops as well as the Leader of the American Indian Confederacy Tecumseh back into.

Isaac Shelby, Kentucky's first governor, was born in Maryland in As a young man, he served in Lord Dunmore's War and the Revolutionary War, from which he emerge as one of the heroes of the Battle of King's Mountain, South Carolina.

Description: Published continuously sincethe Register of the Kentucky Historical Society is among the oldest historical journals in the United States and continues to provide fresh perspectives on the history of Kentucky and its people.

The Register includes the work of leading scholars on the commonwealth but is widely accessible to general readers interested in Kentucky history. Such a case occurred in when Governor Isaac Shelby, a veteran of the Revolutionary War, was asked to lead a band of Kentucky troops to aid William Henry Harrison at the Battle of the Thames.

For his service, Shelby received the Thanks of Congress and the Congressional Gold ral holder: Isaac Shelby. Isaac Shelby: Kentucky's first Governor and hero of three wars by Sylvia Wrobel (Book) Memoir of Col. Chas. Todd by G. W Griffin (Book).

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The first DAR chapter in the Capital City was named the Susannah Hart Shelby in honor of the first-first lady of Kentucky, wife of the first governor of Kentucky, who married at the first fort in this Garden of the Western Hemisphere.

Susannah was the daughter of Nathaniel Hart, one of the proprietors of the Transylvania Company. - Isaac Shelby, hero of the Battle of King's Mountain and first Governor of Kentucky.

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The county was named for Isaac Shelby, a hero of the King's Mountain Battle during the Revolutionary War. Also, he was the first governor of the state of Kentucky, and had refused election to a second term as governor in order to fight the Indian wars.

Isaac Shelby, a name most do not know, but probably should. Born in Maryland, come of age becoming a deputy sheriff; moving to Tennessee. Served in the legislatures of Virginia and North Carolina, and became the first governor of Kentucky. He fought in three wars, served in militias of a few different states, and the Continental Army.

Martin D. Hardin (J – October 8, ) was a politician and lawyer from in Pennsylvania, his family immigrated to Kentucky when he was still studied law under George Nicholas and commenced practice at Richmond, cousin, future U.S.

Representative Benjamin Hardin, studied in his law represented Madison County in the Kentucky House of Battles/wars: War of Late s. He was the first Attorney General of Kentucky, when the office was created by the Kentucky Constitution in The creation of his position, among others, was significant because it demonstrated Kentucky's creation of an official Constitution, though a new one would be created to replace this constitution only a few years later.

As an early Kentucky explorer, Henry Skaggs was discussed in the book Isaac Shelby: Revolutionary Patriot and Border Hero, Vol. 1, by Archibald Henderson, (p. ): After Kentucky separated from Virginia in the road west from Cumberland Gap became the responsibility of the new state.

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Beginning March 2nd, the Mailing Lists functionality on RootsWeb will be discontinued. Users will no longer be able to send outgoing emails or accept incoming emails.Shelby devoted tireless energy to the creation of the New State of Kentucky.

With the adoption in of a State constitution by the convention of which he was a member, his efforts were rewarded. Shortly after, he became the first governor of Kentucky.

After Shelby left the governor's mansion, he performed several other public services.