About four miles away on Stoner Creek, John Martin built his cabin in 1775 which became a fortified station about 1779. He brought his family from Uniontown, Pennsylvania, down the Ohio to Limestone and with other families settled first at Hinkson’s Settlement. then at his own station on Stoner Creek in Bourbon County where the Buffalo Trace crosses the creek.
P.289 Return of Prisoners sent from Niagra & Arrived at Montreal this 4 Oct 1782
|Name||When and Where Taken|
|Isaac Riddel||24 June 1780 Virginia|
|George Riddell||24 June 1780 Virginia|
|Critaine Gatliff||24 June 1780 Virginia|
|Thomas Berry||24 June 1780 Kentucky|
Martin’s Station, Prisoners from Martin’s Station Kentucky near Paris KY
BERRY, FRANCIS (c.1750-1816) Died in 1816 in Knox County, Kentucky. He married Sarah Sharp, about 1775 in Virginia. Francis and Sarah had one son, John Wesley, who was left with Sarah’s brother when they left for Kentucky in 1779. Taken prisoner and marched to Detroit.
BERRY, SARAH “SALLY” (SHARP) (1753-1834) Born January 18,1753 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, daughter of John and Jane (Hamilton) Sharp. She died May 13, 1834 in Whitely County, Kentucky. Taken prisoner and marched to Detroit.
BERRY, THOMAS. A possible brother of Francis Berry.