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Dr. John Nealey/Neeley, Sr.[1]

Male Est 1713 - Bef 1778  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name John Nealey/Neeley 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Est 1713  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Aug 1778  Botetourt, County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19838  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2020 

    Father Robert Nealey/Neeley,   b. 1675, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1756, Ulster, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Isabell Graham,   b. Est 1685, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1721, North Carolina or S. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Family ID F7367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Wigton,   b. 1724, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married
    • Children of John Neeley and Elizabeth Wigton:
      Jane Neely, 1761-1825
      June Neeley, 1764-1801
      Martha Neely, 1773-1850
      Mary Neely, 1776-1854
      John Neely, 1778-1863
      Elizabeth Neely, 1782-1855
      Daughter Neely, 1784-1784
      Sarah Caroline Neely, 1809-
    Children 
    +1. June Nealey/Neeley,   b. 1764, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803, Washington Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     2. John Neeley/ Neely/Nealey, Jr.,   b. Abt 1748, maybe York Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1782, York, Huntington, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     3. Reverend Andrew to Tennessee Nealey/Neeley,   b. Abt 1754, of Botetourt, County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Nealey/Neeley,   b. 1735, Ireland or York Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Botetourt Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F8447  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Grymes/Grimes,   b. Est 1715,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 19 Aug 1742  Burlington Co., New Jersey Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F8471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Neelys, Andrew and John - Early Settlers
    Neelys, Andrew and John - Early Settlers
    doc19074SarahNeeley.jpg
    Census Record for John and Thomas Neely
    Census Record for John and Thomas Neely
    19834John&ThomasNeelyYorkCo.jpg
    John Neely/Neeley
    John Neely/Neeley
    doc19834JohnNeeley.jpg
    Chart of Neeleys in Pennsylvania
    Chart of Neeleys in Pennsylvania
    Early Neely PA taxes.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:John_Neeley_%287%29.
      Dr. John Neeley
      b. est. 1713 Ireland
      d. bef. August 1778 Botetourt County, Virginia
      Parents and Siblings
      F. Neeley (add)
      Dr. John Neeley est 1713 - bef 1778
      Robert Neeley 1715 - bef 1780
      James Neely est 1718 -
      Spouse and Children

      H. Dr. John Neeley, est 1713 - bef 1778
      W. Elizabeth Unknown est 1717 - aft 1778

      Elizabeth Nealy 1744 - 1815
      Robert Neeley
      John Neeley, Jr. 1748 - est 1799-1809
      Andrew Neeley abt 1754 - abt 1811


      Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA
      Acquisition of Land in Virginia:
      Page 34.--17th November, 1761. Baptist ( ) McNabb and Catherine to John Nealey, 155, 171 acres on Rentfroe's Branch of Goose Creek; Rentfroe's line, cor. George Robinson; also 137 acres on Robinson's Branch of Roanoke; cor. Bryan Cuff; cor. Stephen Rentfroe; cor. George Robinson's and Rentfroe's tract.

      Page 21 - John Neely, 25 acres, adjoining the heirs of Edward McDonald, George Robason. January 26, 1763. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 9].

      Page 50 - John Neely, 60 acres, House Mountain in the fork of James River. February 12, 1766. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 20].

      Will Abstract

      Nealley, John.
      Will probate August 1778.
      Names wife, Elizabeth and children: Robert, Andrew, John and Elizabeth Cloyd. Grandchildren Betsy and Samuel Nealley.
      [Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 61].

      Processioning List of 1765
      "Processioning" was the periodic review and agreement of property lines between settler's lands. Processioning Lists are useful in determining the general area of a settler's lands and their neighbors at specific time periods:

      Vol. 2 - Page 382.- (Processioners' Returns) - 1765: Wm. Bryans and Jas. Neely report as follows, viz: For James Bryan (on Roanoke), for Wm. Bryan, Jr., for David Bryan (Geo. McAfee present), for Rees Bowin, for Hugh Mills, for David Cloyd (Tinker's Creek), for David Robinson, for Wm. Graham, for Wm. Graham (on Bufallo Creek), Benj. Paulson present; for Wm. Graham, Henry Holston present; for Peter Evans; for Thos. Tosh, Danl. McNeal present; for Jno. McAdoo, Jas. Mellin present; for David Dutton, Wm. Elam present; for Israel Christian, for Joseph Snodgrass, for Joseph Robinson, for John Neilly; for Baptist Armstrong, present Thomas Acres; for Wm. Carvin, for Wm. Terry, for Thomas Ackers, for James Neilly (on Carson's Creek).

      Page 383.--(Processioners' Returns) - 1765 - For James Neilly (on Goose Creek), Abram Ellis and Wm. Carelton present; for Wm. Caulton (Carelton?), on Lick Run; for Col. Wm. Preston, 1,590 acres where he dwells, on a branch of Buffelo Creek joining David and Michael Cloyd, Widow McDonald, James Robinson, Saml. Robinson, Joseph Snodgrass, David Mitchell, Wm. Snodgrass; for Cap. Robt. Breckinridge, 797 acres, where he dwells, on Buffalo Creek, joining David Robinson, John Neilly, Rob. Neilly, Arch. Graham.

      Records in Augusta County, VA

      From Chalkley's Augusta County Records:(unless listed otherwise)
      Page 439.--5th October, 1765. Patton's executors to Andrew Woods, of Albemarle County, 100, 275 acres on North Fork of Roanoke, part of large tract patented to James Patton, 3d November, 1750, on Goose Creek, now called the Nort Fork of Roanoke, line of Pepper's land, David Miller's land. Teste: Wm. Christian, Edward Carvin, John Neelley, Dr.

      Page 62 - David Robison, 50 acres, House Maintain. Adjoining John Neely. February 4, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 24].

      Page 289.--21st February, 1767. John Neelley (Neilly) Dr. (doctor?), of Augusta County, to William Graham, of Hallifax County, Gent., 30, 2 feather beds, all his pewter and household furniture, one sorrel mare natural pacer, one bay mare natural trotter, one white mare, one gray stallion, one sorrel stallion, conditioned for payment of 30. Teste: James Neilly, Edward Carvin, Stephen Trigg.

      Page 399.--10th May, 1767. Thomas Walker, gent., of Albemarle County, and Mildred to Andrew Lewis, 300, two tracts, A containing 190 acres on Peters Creek, conveyed by James Patton to James Bean, 28th November, 1751, and by him to Thomas Walker, 16th May, 1764 and B lying on Goose Creek, a branch of Roanoke River, part of 400 acres formerly in the seisin of James Burk and by him conveyed to James Bean, 18th May, 1758, and by him to Thomas Walker, 16th May, 1764, 117 acres. Teste: Robert Erwin, Henry Fry, James McCallister, John Neely, George ( ) Gibson, Robert McClenachan, James Madison.
      **************
      Records in Virginia

      At a court held for Botetourt County fourteenth of March, one thousand seven hundred and seventy one. Ord. that Joseph Cloyd, Michael Cloyd & John Neeley, Junr., being first sworn, do view the road from Thomas Madison's Mill to Robert Breckenridge's Mill and report the conveniences & inconveniences thereof to the next court.
      Ord. that this court be adjd. till tomorrow morning, eight o'clock.
      The minutes of these proceedings were signed by Andrew Lewis.
      [Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800, pg. 111]

    2. [S245] Vital Record (Ancestry), https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2497/33020_254665-00674?pid=1758632&backurl=https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26dbid%3D2497%26h%3D1758632%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTkn1082%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=Tkn1082&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true&_ga=2.93249117.1132672008.1563117153-2088184006.1390585727.
      Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 for John Nealy, York, Reading
      Jacob Neely
      Jonathan Nealy
      Thomas Nealy
      Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801 for John Nely and Thomas Neely



    3. [S73] Deeds, http://reynoldspatova.org/documents/Mecklenburg%20NC%20Deeds.pdf.
      MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N. CAROLINA DEED ABSTRACTS 1763-1779 By Brent H. Colcomb, C.A.L.S. and Elmer O. Parker
      Volume I pp 289-290: 22 Aug 1765, John Neeley & wf Elizabeth of Meck., to Thomas McCulough of same, for 25 pounds, land on W side Fishing Creek...300 A gr. 20 Sep xxviii year of reign of George Alex. Barnet, Robt. McClenachan.

    4. [S273] James Neely.
      Chapter 8 Neelys in Virginia