William McElroy1

Male, #45876, (23 Dec 1717 - after 1803)
Father*John McElroy2 (c 1690 - c 1763)
Mother*Frances Durham2 (c 1694 - c 1732)
Birth*23 Dec 1717 He was born on 23 Dec 1717 at Baltimore Co., Maryland.1 
Marriage*say 1740 He married Ghaskey Snickers say 1740.1 
Birth of Son1742 His son John A. McElroy was born in 1742.1 
Birth of Son1759 His son Reuben McElroy was born in 1759 at Johnston Co., North Carolina.1 
Birth of Son1761 His son James McElroy was born in 1761.1 
Will18 Nov 1761 William named as executor(s) in the will of Andrew Hartsfield at Johnston Co., North Carolina, on 18 Nov 1761.3 
Birth of Son1763 His son Isaac McElroy was born in 1763 at North Carolina.1 
Birth of Son1764 His son Henry McElroy was born in 1764.1 
American Revolution*between 1775 and 1783 He provided service in the American Revolutionary War between 1775 and 1783
(DAR Listing: William McElroy, born 23 Dec 1717 in Maryland, died circa 1800 in Georgia, married Ghaskey ___, Patriotic Service, North Carolina.)4 
Deed10 Feb 1792 He witnessed a deed grant by James McElroy and Lucy McElroy to Wiley Henry Sims on 10 Feb 1792 at Wilkes Co., Georgia, (James McElroy & Lucey, his wife, to Wiley (Willie) Simms, all of Wilkes Co., for £200, 2 acres on Golden Grove Creek in said co., adj. vacant on all sides when surveyed, granted to James McElroy, 24 Feb 1785. /s/ James Muckleroy, Lucey Muckleroy. Wit: Charles Muckleroy, William (x) Muckleroy. Proved by Charles McElroy & Reubin McElroy, 24 Mar 1796, before John Luckie, J.P. (Oglethorpe Co., GA, Deed Book B, p. 62.)5
Deed2 Jan 1797 He witnessed a deed grant by Wiley Henry Sims and Mary Hartsfield to Charles Sims on 2 Jan 1797 at Oglethorpe Co., Georgia, (Wiley Sims & Polley, his wife, to Charles Sims, all of Oglethorpe Co., for $100, on N. side of Grove Creek in said co... 100 acres. /s/ Wiley Sims, Polley (x) Sims. Wit: William McElroy, John Hartsfield. Proved before Richard Hartsfield, J.P. (Oglethorpe Co., GA, Deed Book B, p. 325.)5
Deed2 Jan 1797 He witnessed a deed grant to Charles Sims on 2 Jan 1797 at Oglethorpe Co., Georgia, (Zachariah Lawrence & Rhoda (Rhody), his wife, to Charles Sims, all of Oglethorpe Co., for $42.50 on N. side of Grove Creek in said co... 40 acres. /s/ Zachariah Lawrence, Rhody (x) Lawrence. Wit: Wiley Sims, William McElroy. Proved before Richard Hartsfield, J.P. (Oglethorpe Co., GA Deed Book B, p. 329.)5
Deed16 Aug 1797 He granted a deed to Andrew Hartsfield, witnessed by Richard Hartsfield, Reuben McElroy, John Hartsfield, Henry Hartsfield and Charles Sims on 16 Aug 1797 at Oglethorpe Co., Georgia,

William McElroy of Oglethorpe Co., Ga., farmer, for love, goodwill & affection, to my loving son in law, Andrew Hartsfield of Wake Co., NC, give a negro woman slave named Jane… 16 Aug 1797. /s/ William (x) McElroy. Wit: Richard Hartsfield, Reuben McElroy, William Hartsfield, John Hartsfield, Henry Hartsfield, Charles Sims. Oglethorpe Co., Ga.: deed of gift proved by Richard Hartsfield, Esqr., John Hartsfield & William Hartsfield, 6 Dec 1797, John Luckie, J.P. (Oglethorpe Co., GA Deed Book C, p. 69.)6 
Deed*1 Mar 1803 He granted a deed, witnessed by Wiley Henry Sims and Henry McElroy, with Richard Hartsfield as an adjacent landowner, with John A. McElroy as a previous landowner on 1 Mar 1803

William McElroy to Gabriel Jones, both of Oglethorpe Co., for $400, on Grove Creek in said co., 100 acres… adj. Richard Hartsfield, Enoch Embry, Zachariah Lawrence & John McElroy, is part of 400 acres surveyed & granted to John McElroy. /s/ William McElroy. Wit: Enoch Embree, Wiley Sims, Henry McElroy. Proved by Enoch Embree & Henry McElroy, 30 Jul 1803, John Hardaman, J.P. Recorded 27 Aug 1806. (Oglethorpe Co., GA, Deed Book E, p. 76.)5 
Death*after 1803 He died at Georgia after 1803. 

Family

Ghaskey Snickers (circa 1720 - )
Marriage*say 1740 He married Ghaskey Snickers say 1740.1 
Children
ChartsWLC / Warren L. Culpepper Ancestral Chart
Last Edited19 Apr 2013

Citations

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    Barber/Brasel Family: by Joyce Barber. <e-mail address>
  2. E-mail written 30 Mar 2013 to Warren Culpepper from Carole Williams (desc/o #45884), e-mail address.
  3. Will of Andrew Hartsfield, Johnston County, NC. File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Mrs. Stan <e-mail address>.
  4. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.
  5. Michael Martin Farmer, Oglethorpe Co., GA Deed Books A-E, 1794-1809, Farmer.
  6. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
  7. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    Margery Wright. <e-mail address>