Locations of the Robbins Family


The Robbins family settled in North Carolina, Randolph County (Asheboro)

Retracing the Great Indian Trading Path: Occaneechi Town to the Trading Ford

by Tom Fowler

I follow Old Red Cross Road and New Salem Road into Randolph County to Randleman--but past Randleman I am guessing. A Trading Path scholar from the 1950's, Douglas L. Rights, said that old maps show the Trading Path traveling though Randoph County's Caraway Mountains and that this little mountain range actually appears much as John Lawson described in his writing about the Path in this section of North Carolina. Rights also notes that the Keyauwee village where Lawson spent the night in 1701 could well have had its name transformed into the name Caraway over the centuries. I drive to Flint Hill and down Flint Hill Road through the Caraway Mountains. I find myself in agreement with Lawson and Rights--these are impressive mountains even if located in the Piedmont. I turn onto Highway 64 and immediately cross Caraway Creek with Shepherd Mountain and Ridges Mountain in the distance. Archaeologists have located the site of an Indian village in the bottom lands of Caraway Creek that they believe is Lawson's Keyauwee Town.                     read document http://www.tradingpath.org/tomf.html

Randolph County NC Gen-Web  http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncrandol/
Cousin Connect Randolph County NC  http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/101700/

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The Robbins also lived in Wayne County Indiana (near Richmond)

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and Miami County Indiana.