|Birthplace:||Province of New York|
|Death:||Died in Charlestown (Present Wellsburg), Ohio County (Present Brooke County), Virginia (Present West Virginia), United States|
|Cause of death:||Said to have been killed in an Indian attack on the town blockhouse.)|
|Managed by:||Ben M. Angel, on hiatus|
About Lucas Schamahorn
From Bedford Connection:
Lucas was killed by Indians at the time of an attack on the fort at present Wellsburg, WV.
From Early History of Brooke County, West Virginia, compiled and donated by John McCord, Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1900, Early History of Wellsburg, 10/4/32:
The Old block house stood on the bank of the River, west of the Van Swearingen Home. A pond of water about 1/8 mile in length and about 12 rods in width extended north and south, parallel with the River. At the lower end of the pond stood the block house, surrounded with the palisades. (Presumed to be about the spot on which the Wellsburg High School now (‘98 Middle School) stands). It was never regularly garrisoned but was built more as a place of retreat in event of Indian Raids. It fell away, in the water, about 1802. (Presumable in a flood of the Ohio River.