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From: "Sandra Long" <>
Subject: Re: [BRE] Crossing the Potomac
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 17:58:33 -0600
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Didn't this John Tanner have a son stolen by the Indians also ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "ROBERT HARTER" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2009 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: [BRE] Crossing the Potomac


> Reminds me of the little guy in Li'l Abner who always walked around with a
> black cloud over his head! (I don't remember his name - something like Joe
> P-----)
>
> Bob Harter
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Merle C Rummel" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Monday, June 29, 2009 6:28 PM
> Subject: [BRE] Crossing the Potomac
>
>
>> Let me add another story to the Virginia Problem -
>>
>> There was a Reverend John Tanner (some wonder if he was of the Danner
>> family) - he pastored a Baptist Church (possibly/likely Baptist
>> Brethren) in Virginia - on the east side of the Blue Ridge mountains.
>> Since the church was NOT Church of England - there was persecution,
>> somewhere I have the details, but it was not good -
>>
>> He took his whole church, and they walked to Kentucky (maybe 1760s). He
>> settled on the Ohio River, Boone Co area, just southwest of Cincinnati.
>> The Indians hit them, two of his sons were killed.
>>
>> He moved west, to Missouri - of all places to New Madrid - in 1810 - and
>> in 1811, Christmas, was the New Madrid Earthquake -the strongest
>> earthquake we have known about in America (some 8.9 on the Richter
>> Scale!)
>>
>> 1812 - the next year - he moved to the Whitewater Church (Brethren),
>> near Cape Girardeau MO.
>>
>> Somehow - I don't think he was getting the guidance of the Lord!
>>
>> Merle C Rummel
>>
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