XENIA — James Galloway Sr. was a soldier of the Revolutionary War serving under George Rogers Clark. He brought his family from Kentucky in 1797 to settle near present Old Town. He became the first County Treasurer, a position he held for 14 years. He was a friend of the Shawnee warrior Tecumseh. His log home is owned by The Greene County Historical Society. He and his wife Rebecca are buried in Stevenson Cemetery

By Joan Baxter

Joan Baxter is a county resident and long-time historical columnist.