Location: Powell River and
Roaring Fork of
Date: About 1830.
Acreage: 501 to 911
Origin of Ownership: Joseph at formation of County, now Blackwood Coal Company.
Type of Building: Hewn log, exact location not established. Not standing.
Historical Interest: Family
us that Clemmy Joseph was born in Austria, but we
have no recorded proof
to support this. He was living on Powell River at
the place now known as
Kelly View before the organization of Wise County
(1856) and it is thought
he settled there about 1830. He was married to
Elizabeth Hilton, a sister
to Elisha and Elijah Hilton who were also early
settlers on the upper Powell
River. At the time Wise County was formed and for
years thereafter, the
records lend proof to the tradition that he was the
Sources of Information: James T. Adams and Court Records.
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