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Text:"... the Daily Telegraph, which But at that moment the French- noL a1*" a,e DOUna Iasi- Tazewell and took its name from |g Hgp a letter from home. He men will act too. AbsalomLooney, a hunter, who is { saVs..."
Date:June 28 1942
Publication:Bluefield, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:".... It was named after AbsalomLooney, a hunter, who claimed to. hare dieoormrMl ft. Cousin Informed me there were three ca-bims aoO m small fort In the valley when he last risite
Date:Dec 16 1922
Publication:Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America
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Text:".... Maybe you've read or heard of the famous little book called "The Captives of Abb's Valley." Well, Abb's Valley got its name from AbsalomLooney, an early pioneer who settled in that sector in eastern..."
Date:July 23 1959
Publication:Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"..., Absalom Loo-nc-y. In Tazewell County, Va., they called AbsalomLooney "Abb" for short. Since Abb owned the valley where he lived they called that fertile place "Abb's Valley." Marion Looney of Sweet Springs..."
Date:May 30 1962
Publication:Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"..., settled about the mouth of Two-milt creek on Elk river. AbsalomLooney, from Looney's creek on James river, settled In Abb's valley, on the Bluestone. 1771-78. Colonel Andrew Donnelly built "Donnally..."
Date:Jan 4 1931
Publication:Charleston, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"...-v�)s-At>b*s valley a pack of Indians made a raid and caiTied the Moore family into captivity. AbsalomLooney first visited this valley which bears his given name while on a hunting.trip and a' ginseng digging e..."
Date:Oct 26 1961
Publication:Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"... valley in Tazewell County that had been discovered by a kinsman, AbsalomLooney, who had traveled to the region to hunt game and ginseng. The region Looney discovered was named Abbs Valley James Moore..."
Date:Sep 25 2011
Publication:Bluefield, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:".... Samuel Brown. Try and locate a copy of that rare book and see it it doesn't set you back a bit. Abb's Valley got its name from AbsalomLooney who, it is believed, was the first white man who visited it..."
Date:July 18 1958
Publication:Beckley, West Virginia, United States of America
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Text:"...Southwest Virginia, 17^6-1786, 115 visited the valleys of the Holston, Clinch and Powell^s rivers, and oftentimes penetrated into the very heart of Kentucky. In the year 1771, AbsalomLooney settled..."
Date:Between 1746 and 1870
Publication place:Richmond, Virginia, USA
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Text:"..., by agreement, in 182 1, William Steele, on the part of Kentucky, and AbsalomLooney, for Tennessee, were constituted a commission, who finally effected the location upon the line named. 2 In the meantime..."
Date:1892
Place:Kentucky, USA
Image:563 of 989
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Text:"...South ir est Virginia, 174(j-17SG. 115 visited the valleys of the Holston, Clincli and Poweirs rivers, and oftentimes penetrated into tlic very heart of Kentucky. In the year 1771, AbsalomLooney..."
Date:Between 1746 and 1870
Publication place:Richmond, Virginia, USA
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Text:"... in the Revolutionary war. Under this law AbsalomLooney, Isaac Shelby and Anthony Bledsoe were appointed commissioners to lay off a tract of land to be held as a reservation for the military grants. Beginning..."
Date:1896
Publication place:Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Image:236 of 388
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Text:"... of 1771 AbsalomLooney, from Looneys Creek in the Virginia Valley, made his way into the section of this county now known as Abbs Valley, where he hunted and trapped for three or four years, having a cave..."
Date:1906
Publication place:Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Image:146 of 574
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Text:"... of 1771 AbsalomLooney, from Looneys Creek in the Virginia Valley, made his way into the section of this county now known as Abbs Valley, where he hunted and trapped for three or four years, having a cave..."
Date:1906
Publication place:Huntington, West Virginia, USA
Image:152 of 582
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Text:"..., by agreement, in 182 1, William Steele, on the part of Kentucky, and AbsalomLooney, for Tennessee, were constituted a commission, who finally effected the location tipon the line named. 2 In the meantime..."
Date:1886
Place:Kentucky, USA
Image:558 of 896
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Text:"... - Snidows, Lybrooks and Chapmans build fort at the Horse Shoe - AbsalomLooney from Looneys Creek explores upper Bluestone waters - Other settlers on the head of Clinch - John McNeil from the Virginia Valley..."
Date:1906
Publication place:Huntington, West Virginia, USA
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Text:"... purchased of Butler. AbsalomLooney settled in a beautiful valley now known as Abbs Valley. Mathias Harman and his brothers, Jacob and Henry, settled at Carrs place (on one of the head branches of the Clinch..."
Date:Between 1748 and 1920
Place:Virginia, USA
Image:252 of 724