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  • ID: I2103
  • Name: William McGaughy
  • Given Name: William
  • Surname: McGaughy
  • Suffix: II
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1738 in Scotland
  • Death: 1812 in Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee 1 2
  • Event: Military Service the Revolutionary War
  • _UID: 61E28DFA12FE1F458CBFC54553F0B959E892
  • Change Date: 15 Dec 2015 at 15:38
  • Note:
    William was a hunter, Indian trader and explorer. He owned land in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Alabama. He also had a passport from the state of Georgia to go and trade there.

    In 1771 he moved from Pennsylvania to Holston River Settlement, Washington District, Virginia, made a settlement in Turkey Cove in Powell'sValley in present Lee County, Virginia. On 4 Oct 1774 he was listed as a soldier at Elk Garden Fort (spelled Magee). He was living in Virginia. In 1775 he served under Col. John Neville in the Virginia Militia which marched on Ft. Pitt by order of Provincial Convention of Virginia. In 1782 he served with Capt. Daniel Boll's Company on the Pennsylvania line during the American Revolution. He was paid off at Romney, West Virginia as a private.

    In 1786, he moved to Boyd's Creek, Tennessee, and established McGaughy's Fort about 13 miles southeast of Knoxville. After the death of Elizabeth, William moved with sons James Harvey and George Washington to Maury County, Tennessee.

    Father: William McGaughy b: 1690 in Northern Ireland. Ulster Province,
    Mother: Margaret Boyd b: 1695 in Scotland

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Lackey b: 1742 in , Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    • Married: Jan 1760 in , York County, Pennsylvania
    • Change Date: 2 Dec 2010
    1. Has Children Samuel Alexander McGaughy b: 15 Jul 1763 in , York County, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Elizabeth McGaughy b: 1764 in , York County, Pennsylvania
    3. Has No Children Agnes McGaughy b: 18 Sep 1765 in , York County, Pennsylvania
    4. Has Children Margaret McGaughy b: 1767 in , Augusta County, Virginia
    5. Has Children Anna McGaughy b: 24 Sep 1774 in , Augusta County, Virginia
    6. Has Children William McGaughy b: 23 Feb 1773 in Virginia
    7. Has Children James Harvey McGaughy b: 9 Apr 1777 in , Washington County, Virginia
    8. Has Children George Washington McGaughy b: 12 Jan 1780 in , Washington County, Virginia
    9. Has No Children Mary M. "Polly" McGaughy b: 1786 in , Greene County, Tennessee

    1. Abbrev: Jerry Reid-Linda Sullivan
      Title: Jerry Reid-Linda Sullivan
      Author: Jerry Reid
      Publication: jerabc@hotmail.com, Tribal Pages Family Tree
    2. Abbrev: Early Families of Benton County, Mississippi
      Title: Early Families of Benton County, Mississippi
      Page: page 353

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