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Elizabeth Parks McClanahan[1]

Female 1774 - 1854  (80 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Parks McClanahan 
    Born 2 Jun 1774  Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 7 Jun 1854  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery Fishersville Augusta County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19109  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2017 

    Father Leut. Col. Alexander 'Breckenridge' McClanahan,   b. 1734, Antrim, Ulster Province, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1797, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Eleanor Elizabeth Shelton,   b. 1743, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married
    • Son, John McClanahan died young and unmarried, two daughters, Mrs. Abney and Mrs. Austin.
    Family ID F7075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Abney,   b. 1774, Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [2, 3
    Married 23 Dec 1794  Augusta Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her marriage to William Abney was on 23 Dec 1794 in Augusta County, Virginia. They had (at least) these known children:
      - Nancy Abney (1793)
      - Isabella Abney (1795)
      - William Austin Abney (1806)
      - Shelton Spillsbury Abney (1813)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F7085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of 1779 North Carolina
    Map of 1779 North Carolina
    1779NCarolina.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Google Books, https://books.google.com/books?id=_UU3AAAAMAAJ&pg=PA27&lpg=PA27&dq=william+mcclanahan+married+sarah+neeley&source=bl&ots=3IXR8bnmca&sig=MJ9Asso72qpEpAhKlE03-83PgFE&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjgiMD6y9fWAhXD5yYKHYaQBfkQ6AEITTAG#v=onepage&q=william%20mcclanahan%20married%20sarah%20neeley&f=false.
      Children of Robert McClanahan
      Alexander, 1st son of Robert the first and his wife, Sarah. He married Miss Shelton [Eleanor] who was sister of Patrick Henry's first wife.
      John, his brother, was lieutenant in another company. Lieutenant John McClanahan received from the government one thousand acres of bounty land for the services of his father in this expedition, his father having died about ten years after his return. Elizabeth McClanahan married William Abney; Abneys are also found in Pittsylvania County, Virginia and move to Missouri; William Neeley's daughter, Sarah m. McClanahan and founded Roanoke, Virginia.

    2. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:William_Abney_%282%29.
      William Abney was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
      Facts and Events
      Name William Abney
      Gender Male
      Birth: bef. 1774
      Marriage: 23 December 1794, Augusta Co., VA
      Elizabeth McClanahan
      Marriage Bond: 23 December 1794, m Augusta Co., VA Elizabeth McClanahan
      Children:
      William Abney, bef 1774 -
      Margaret Abney, bef 1775 -
      Sarah 'Sally' Abney bef 1780 -
      Martha 'Patsy' Abney, 1780 - 1846
      Nancy Abney, bef 1781 -
      Mary 'Polly' Abney
      John Abney, Jr., 1780 - 1820

    3. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=168226414.
      Birth: Jun. 27, 1774, Augusta Co., Virginia
      Death: Jul. 7, 1854, Mint Spring, Augusta Co., VA
      Her marriage to William Abney was on 23 Dec 1794 in Augusta County, Virginia. They had (at least) these known children:
      - Nancy Abney (1793)
      - Isabella Abney (1795)
      - William Austin Abney (1806)
      - Shelton Spillsbury Abney (1813)
      Burial: Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church Ceme. Fishersville, Augusta County, Virginia
      The surname spelling for Elizabeth Parks McClenachan is recorded as 'McClanahan' for her siblings and their subsequent generations. Elizabeth was the youngest daughter of Irish immigrant and American Revolution officer Col. Alexander McClenachan, Sr. (1734-1797). Her mother was Eleanor "Sallie" Shelton (1741-1774) of the Virginia Colony.
      Records indicate her (known) siblings were:
      - Alexander McClanahan Jr. (1759?1824)
      - John McClanahan (1770??)
      - Letitia Washington McClanahan (1772?1823)
      - Alexander McClanahan (1775?1851)