Wallins Creek Harlan Ky. Heart of coal country abt 1900
One grandson said, "This was the year (abt 1780) the notorious half-breed Cherokee Chief Robert Benge . . .," went on the path of War. Because John Sevier and his followers had murdered his family, Benge came to Wallins Creek in HarlanCounty where his brother Joseph was living as a white-man. Benge wanted his brother to join him, but he refused.