Raccoon John Smith (3)

by Michael D. (Mike) Greene Saturday, January 15, 1815 was a bright but cold day. John left his home to visit and preach for one of his father’s old friends some distance from their humble rented cabin. His lovely wife, Anna, who had a beautiful singing voice, was called to cheer a dying neighbor with her songs. She took her infant child in her arms, left the three older children in the care of her younger brother and sister, and set out on her mission of mercy to the nearby cabin. Late in the evening, the cry dreaded by all … Continue reading Raccoon John Smith (3)