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  • James Perry Drake (1797 - 1876)
    James Perry Drake, military officer and public official, was born in Robeson County, perhaps the son of Albriton or Silas Drake, the only men of this name recorded in the 1800 census of that county...
  • Jefferson Davis, President, CSA (1808 - 1889)
    United States Senator from Mississippi and an American politician who served as the 1st and only President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history, 1861 to 1865, during the American...
  • Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA (1809 - 1865)
    Paternal Haplogroup-R1b-S20376 For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Ne...
  • Chief Black Hawk (1767 - 1838)
    Black Hawk (1767 – October 3, 1838) was a leader and warrior of the Sauk American Indian tribe in what is now the United States. Although he had inherited an important historic medicine bundle, he was ...
  • Benjamin Fort Smith (1796 - 1841)
    SMITH, BENJAMIN FORT (1796–1841). Benjamin Fort Smith, Texas revolutionary soldier and Texas congressman, son of David and Obedience (Fort) Smith, was born on January 2, 1796, in Logan County, Kentucky...

There were two Wars called the Black Hawk War

1. A war fought in 1832 in the Midwestern United States between Sauk and Fox Indians on one side and the United States Army and Illinois militia on the other. See;


2. A conflict, 1865-1872, between Mormon settlers and Native American tribes in Utah. See