About Michael Auxier, Jr.
Michael Auxier, Jr. (son of Michael Auxier, Sr.) was born 1720 in Strasburg, Alsace, FRANCE, and died March 22, 1780 in Moccasin Gap, Washington County, Virginia. He married Martha Jane Hornbeck on 1750, daughter of Jacob Hornbacker.
Notes for Michael Auxier, Jr.:
Michael Jr., and Chritian arrived from Cowes, England, Isle of Wight, on the ship "Edinburgh", September 15, 1747. They settled in Litle Britain Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. All five of Micheal Auxier, Jr.'s sons were in the Revolutionary War. Simon fought under George Washington. Samuel volunteered at the age of 15, and served the last three years of the War. He came to Block House Bottom in 1791 and was instrumental in the settling of Harmon's Station.
More About Michael Auxier, Jr.:
Fact 1: 1755, Russell County, Va . Born in France came to Virginia.
Fact 2: 1742, 100 miles S.E. Paris.
Fact 3: 1748, Arrived in Harrisburg, Pa.
Fact 4: 1750, Was employed by Thomas Cresap to build a road from Lancaster, Pa. (Brownsville).
More About Michael Auxier, Jr. and Martha Jane Hornbeck:
Children of Michael Auxier, Jr. and Martha Jane Hornbeck are:
Betsy Auxier, d. date unknown.
George Auxier, d. date unknown.
Jane Auxier, d. date unknown.
Nancy Auxier, d. date unknown.
Sallie Auxier, d. date unknown.
+Simon Auxier, b. 1751, Pennsylvania, d. 1826, Auxier, Kentucky.
+Abraham Auxier, b. Bet. 1751 - 1759, Pennsylvania, d. date unknown.
+George Auxier, b. Bet. 1751 - 1759, d. 1809, Montgomery County, Kentucky.
+Michael III Auxier, b. 1752, Pennsylvania, d. 1825, Lewis County, Kentucky.
+Samuel Lewis Auxier, Sr., b. 1759, Hampshire County, Virginia, d. July 1799, Floyd County, Kentucky.
Michael III Auxier (son of Michael Auxier, Jr. and Martha Jane Hornbeck) was born 1752 in Pennsylvania, and died 1825 in Lewis County, Kentucky.
Notes for Michael III Auxier:
Michael was stalking deer at a salt lick near Ft. Blackmore, Virginia, when he surprised by an Indian who knocked him senseless with a tomahawk and relieved him of his scalp. Michael survived the ordeal and wore a hat at all times thereafter to cover the horrible scars left by his encounter with the Indian at the salt lick "Old Baldie".
Children of Michael III Auxier are:
Sarah Auxier, d. date unknown.
Michael Auxier, d. date unknown.
Isaac Auxier, d. date unknown.
Mary Auxier, b. 1790, d. date unknown.
Nancy Auxier, b. 1792, d. January 06, 1895, Lawn Ridge Cemetery, Scotland County, Missouri.
B9. Michael Auxier will forever be known in the annals of family lore as "BaldHeaded Mike." The story behind the nickname is bizarre and the stuff of which legends are made. According to Agnes Auxier, Michael was stalking deer at a salt lick near Fort Blackmore, Virginia when he was surprised by an Indian who knocked him senseless with a tomahawk and relieved him of his scalp. Luckily, the wounds were not fatal. Michael survived the ordeal and wore a hat at all times thereafter to cover the horrible scars left by his encounter with the Indian at the salt lick. Dr. David Auxier Michael married Jane Lovelady and they were the parents of;
B9-1. Mary Auxier who married Christopher Moore
B9-2. Samuel M. Auxier
B9-3. Nancy Auxier
B9-4. Sarah Auxier who married Benjamin Congdon. They lived in Mercer County, Illinois.
B9-5. Michael Auxier who married Mary Greenlee
MILITARY SERVICE -- The Corn Stalk Militia
Ensign Michael Auxier served in the 56th Regiment of the Floyd County, Kentucky Militia as of December 1, 1803. At the close of the Revolutionary War, the British still remained in the Northwest, offering bounties for the scalps of Kentuckians. The Militia was on guard against hostile attacks.
Arrived in america either with his Brother Christian on the ship "Edinburgh" 9-15-1749, or the ship "Patience" on 9-19-1749. 1750 Settled in Little Brian Township,Lancaster co. PA.& began work for The Ohio Company
Michael Auxier, Jr.'s Timeline
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Hampshire County, Virginia