Quotations by Christopher Gist
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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
The People in this Town began to inquire my Business, and because I did not readily inform them, they began to suspect me, and said, that I was come to settle the Indian's Land and they knew I should never go Home again Safe.
(Keywords: Home, Business, People, Land)
When I came there I found all my family gone, for the Indians had killed five people in the winter near that place, which frightened my wife and family away to Roanoke about 35 miles nearer in among the inhabitants, which I was informed of by an old man I met near the place.
(Keywords: Family, Wife, People, Man, Old, Winter)