NC and VA O'Neal Families

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North Carolina and Virginia O'Neal Families This file contains a number of O'Neal Families with roots in Western North Carolina and in Colonial Virginia in the mid to late 1700s. If you are part of these families or are researching any of these individuals and would like to share information, please contact me via email.

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  • ID: I3561
  • Name: James ELLIS
  • Given Name: James
  • Surname: ELLIS
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1746 in Colony of Virginia
  • Death: 25 Oct 1809 in Putnam Co, VA
  • Burial: Love-McCallister Cemetery, Teays Valley Rd, Putnam Co, VA
  • _UID: 47746134BF6D49EB9EB369ACA89DBF799303
  • Change Date: 5 Mar 2008 at 12:30
  • Note:
    ** 1 **
    Came to Putnam Co., VA in 1779 with Charles Connor and John Dudding

    James came to Greenbrier County as a young man. He served in the Revolutionary War as a scout and spy in Greenbrier Co., in the area around Cook's Fort. James Ellis Sr. had moved to Kanawha Co., and built a cabin prior to 1799. He also had a piece of property on New River in 1790 just be low Bluestone.

    He divorced Ruth Nevitt 1788, she became an indentured servant to Lanty Graham. She married Nicholas Null in 1790, and they left Greenbrier Co., in 1792.

    Children Mary, Elizabeth, Enos, and James Jr., were left in Monroe Co. , in the care of Owen Ellis.
    Location of divorce was Old Greenbriar Baptist Church, Alderson Virginia

    source: Sloan-Richert Family Tree

    Father: Johnathon "John" ELLIS b: 1700 in Middlesex Co, VA
    Mother: Mary O'NEAL b: Abt 1700-1701 in Prob Middlesex, , Colony of Virginia c: 1701 in St. Pauls Parrish, Middlesex, Colony Virginia

    Marriage 1 Ruth NEVITT b: Abt 1749 in Lampeter, Lancaster Co, Colony of Pennsylvania
    • Divorced: Y 27 Sep 1788
    • Married: 12 Nov 1769 in Frederick Co, Colony of Virginia
    • Change Date: 5 Mar 2008
    1. Has No Children James ELLIS b: 1774
    2. Has No Children Enos ELLIS b: 1783 in Leachers Branch, Greenbrier Co, VA
    3. Has No Children Elizabeth ELLIS b: 25 Feb 1777 in Augusta Co, Colony of Virginia

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    Version 17.1 | [16.0] updates to Putnam Co, IN O'Neal families [16.1 and 2] Added info on Clay Co, Morgan Co and Putnam Co IN O'Neal's --> from Shelby Co, KY [16.3-4] Updates for O'NEALs in NW Georgia from SC and NC [16.5] - Updates to Burke Co, NC O'Neals [16.6] - Updates to SC, GA, AL and FL O'Neal families of Greenville Co, SC [16.7] - Updates to Rowan Co, NC NEILL's [16.8 and 16.9] Updates to GA and AL desc of B B O'Neal [17.1] Added add'l Montgomery Co, TN Info

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