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Jacob Warrick



Jacob Warrick (1773–1811) was an Indiana militia leader.

One of the distinguished and early settlers and Indian fighters was Capt. Jacob Warrick. He raised a company of rangers during the Indian troubles of 1811 and, at the request of Governor Harrison, joined the main army at Vincennes and marched against the Indians, and while gallantly leading a charge at the battle of Tippecanoe was killed, being buried on the field. General Harrison, in his official report of that battle, took occasion to commend in the highest terms the bravery of Captain Warrick. He was a Kentuckian by birth, and removed here with his family in 1807, settling in the northwest quarter of section 11, township 3, range 12, Gibson county about two miles west of Owensville. For that period he was regarded as a man of considerable wealth. He brought with him several slaves, and was probably the first to introduce well-bred horses in this section of Indiana.
The History of Gibson County, Gil R. Stormont 1914. (Transcribed by J.M. Kell)

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