Others whose suggestions are much appreciated and deserving of a pat on the back, a high five, and gold star in their permanent record include John Caldwell (California), founder of webpage, Tom Caldwell (Australia), David Caldwell (Manitoba), Gwen Caldwell Quickel (Texas), Plunkett Caldwell (Ireland), Brian Caldwell (Scotland), Barbara Randolph (Kansas), and Marilyn Janda (Alabama), editor, Caldwell Family Newsletter. They raised fat pigs and lean children, harvested crops and hunted game, girdled trees and guzzled corn liquor. Caldwell was recognized as one of the south’s foremost educators. 399.) Almost all of the Presbyterian ministers in the south until then were graduates of or had taught at his Log College.These salvation seekers split Sundays between scripture, sermons, sedition, and socializing. David Caldwell became a leader of the anti-federalist Republican Party in North Carolina and was among the first to speak at a North Carolina convention in 1788 to determine whether North Carolina would vote to adopt the Federal Constitution that lacked a Bill of Rights that his fellow backcountry Piedmont farmers and he were determined to have. Historian Burton Alva Konkle, 1861-1944, said that Caldwell “was one of the greatest natural teachers that America has ever produced,” and that his school was “a veritable ‘seminary’ to the whole South.” (Burton Alva Konkle, John Motley Morehead and the Development of North Carolina, 1796-1866, Spartanburg, S. Graduates of the Log College included five future governors of southern states, numerous U. senators and congressmen, physicians, lawyers, and over 50 ministers. Among those who graduated from or taught at the Log College were the ministers that initiated the Second Great Awakening, beginning with revivals in 1791 in Guilford County, North Carolina, then 1801 at Logan County, Kentucky and 1802 at Cane Ridge, Tennessee.He returned in 1775 to blaze the first trail through the Cumberland mountains into Kentucky.] …[Footnote 2: In Scotland and Ireland, the preferred term is “Scot-Irish” or “Ulster-Irish.” Only the beverage is Scotch.The tribe abandoned a region where there were so many buffalo that three or four men with their dogs could kill from 10 to 20 in a day. Rights, “Traces of the Indians in Piedmont North Carolina,” North Carolina Historical Review 1 (July 1924): 277-288.) Deer were so plentiful that a rifleman with a little powder could easily kill 4 or 5 in a day.
He passed through the gap to reach the Blue Grass region, an Indian hunting ground.In September 1723 an Anglican minister George Ross wrote from New Castle, Delaware: “They call themselves Scotch-Irish — and the bitterest railers against the church [of England] that ever trod upon American grounds.” (Quoted in James G.Leyburn, The Scotch-Irish: A Social History, Second Edition, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2002, p. ) and he replyed and said ay you, you Rogue, for which doing ile whip you and make my Wife whipp to whipp you, and I answered if ever I have abused (you) at any time, or to any bodies hearing, I will give you full satisfaction to your own Content.The waters abounded with beavers, otters, and muskrats.(John Lawson, A New Voyage to Carolina, edited by Hugh Talmadge Tefler, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1967; Robert W.