Name: John McKISSACK
Given Name: John
Birth: Abt 1720 in Pennsylvania
Death: 1799 in Person Co NC
Event: bought 300 acres
land 1744 Halifax (later Edgecombe) County, North Carolina
Note: (Halifax County, North Carolina Registry, Deed Book 5, p.275).
Occupation: Surveyer Edgecombe Co. NC
Note: Grant records show John as a member of several survey crews marking land in Edgecombe County (Hoffman, The Granville District of North Carolina, 1748-1763, Vol. 1).
Event: An incomplete deed record
deed 1749 Edgecombe Co. NC
Note: records indicates John McKissack sold land , probably in preparation for a move west to Granville County, North Carolina.
taxes 1750 North Carolina
Note: shows John as living with a mulatto man named Michael Goin (McBride, List of Taxables, 1750, compiled from an original document in the North Carolina State Archives, Stack File # C.R. 044.701.23.)
land 2 May 1752 Granville Co NC
Note: John McKissack received a patent for 600 acres in Granville County on both sides of Taylor's Creek, near present day Franklinton (Hoffman, The Granville District of North Carolina, 1748-1763, Abstracts of Land Grants, Vol. 2, Patent Book II, Grant 1919, p.441). The next day he sold 225 acres of this tract to Michael Goin, and by the end of the month he had sold another 150 acres to Thomas Goin. (Gwynn, Abstracts of Early Deeds of Granville County, North Carolina, 1746-1765, 1974).
Will: 1799 Person County, NC
Note: The will mentions his wife Rebeccah and was witnessed by a Rebeccah Simmons. Some researchers have assumed Rebeccah Simmons was John's wife. A wife witnessing her husband's will, especially one in which she receives a bequest seems unusual.
Event: North Carolina Militia as Ensign
Military 8 Oct 1754
Note: John is listed in DAR as a patroit in the Revolutionary War (Supplemental to 454690)
Change Date: 6 Jan 2009 at 12:14|
Father: Robert McKISSACK MCKUSICK b: 1676
Rebecca SIMMONS b: Abt 1720
in North Carolina
- Change Date:
6 Jan 2009
- John McKISSACK b: Abt 1740 in Pennsylvania