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William McFarland

Male 1730 - 1791  (61 years)

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  • Name William McFarland 
    Born 1730  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Court 18 Mar 1753  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Sep 1753  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land 1774  Wolf Creek, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Feb 1774  Wolf Creek, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 22 Mar 1774  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indian Attack 9 Jul 1774  Warm Springs, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children Bound 20 Jun 1775  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    VA Militia 1781  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1782  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Patent 19 Sep 1782  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Patent 27 Sep 1782  Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Collector of Fines 19 Dec 1782  Montgomery ? Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died February 1791  Round Mountain Area, Wythe County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deed 9 Jun 1801  Wolf Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Notes 9 Jul 1805  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Notes 1814  Wolf Creek, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 61 years 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Person ID P2551  Burress Genealogy of Virginia | My Ancestors

    Father Duncan McFarland
              b. 1700, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aug 1790, Black Creek, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ann Porter
              b. 1705, Ireland? Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1720  Lancaster, Pennsylvania ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F754  Group Sheet

    Wife 1 Elizabeth Gibson
              b. 1735, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1771, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1755  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F757  Group Sheet

    Wife 2 Louisa Unknown
              b. 1745, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1782  Wythe County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F756  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1730 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - James Lockhart "made oath that he was afraid Duncan Farland and his son William would kill or injure some of his stock of creatures" James Lockhart's property adjoined McFarlands. - 18 Mar 1753 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Pvt. in the Augusta Co. Militia & receives 8 shillings for military service in 1758 - Sep 1753 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1755 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Assessors tax list records William as "No inhabitant" - 22 Mar 1774 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChildren Bound - Alexander Gibson petitions court that Williamm, his son in law, moved out of the colony & his children are not properly provided for: Isabella, Alexander, James, Mary, Daniel, Eleanor, and John. They are to be bound out to said Alexander Gibson, grandfather. William had moved West to Wolf Creek area - 20 Jun 1775 - Augusta County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsVA Militia - Capt. Thomas Ingles Co. w/Wm McFarland, Wm. Lyday, John Gullion & Barnet Gullion soldiers. This district is near Wolf Creek, in present day Bland County. Source: Militia of Montgomery County, Virginia by Mary Kegley, 1990, p. 16 - 1781 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - William McFarelane with one tithe, 10 horses, 20 cattle. Alex McFarelane next to him with one tithe, 1 slave, 2 horses, no cattle (Could be either his son or brother, but I think it is his son Alexander) - 1782 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1782 - Wythe County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Patent - Patented 300 acres in the then Montgomery County, on Muddy Fork of Wolf Creek, a branch of New River. - 19 Sep 1782 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Patent - Patented 72 acres believed to be on the Muddy Fork of Wolf Creek. "Surveyed for Wm. McFarland ? day of Sep, 1782 district of Washington and Montgomery Counties....." More - 27 Sep 1782 - Montgomery County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeed - 9 Jun 1801 - Wolf Creek, Tazewell County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Notes - In the Archives of Tazewell County, p. 167, says William McFarlin (assignee of Andr Lyda) is granted 195 acres on Jan. 9, 1805, surveyed on Feb.25, 1775 for the Loyal Company, on both sides of Wolf Creek. Grant #54, p.8 - 9 Jul 1805 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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