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Reverend Thomas Harris McCauley[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male Est 1744 - 1796  (~ 52 years)


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  • Name Thomas Harris McCauley 
    • Thomas Harris McCall, son of James McCall1 and Janet Harris McCall, was born in Pennsylvania in 1744. He changed his name to "McCaule" while in college. He was married about 1770 to Jane Harris, tenth child of Virginia Revolutionary soldier Samuel Harris and Martha Harris. He was a chaplain in Revolutionary forces, according to "Schenk's History of North Carolina." In 1791 he taught school at Mt. Zion School, Winnsboro, South Carolina. He established a classical school in Savannah. He was pastor of the Independent Presbyterian church there in 1794. He was remarried March 8, 1796 to Eliza H. Montfort, widow of Robert Montfort of Savannah. He died later that year.
    Title Reverend 
    Born Est 1744  Cumberland , Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Or Pennsylvania
    Gender Male 
    Died 1796  Winnsboro, S. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18550  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2019 

    Father James McCall,   b. Est 1721, County Antrim, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1774, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Jane Harris,   b. 1720, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1789, Green Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married
    • Other children:
      Rachael McCall, daughter of James McCall and Janet Harris) was born 1746 in Augusta, VA, and died Bef. 1820. She married Thomas McCall on Abt. 1765, son of Francis McCall.

      Jane McCall (daughter of James McCall and Janet Harris) was born 1757 in Wythe, VA.She married Robert Harris, son of John Harris.
    Family ID F7004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Y  [5
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth McCauley,   b. Est 1755, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania or Cecil, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F6843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S240] Lineage, Kenyon Leslie Reynolds.
      Hugh Reynolds b. 1755 m. Miss McCauley Named son, Thomas McCauley Reynolds; her son probably named for her father, Reverend Thomas Harris McCauley.

    2. [S100] Internet Source, http://www.adherents.com/largecom/fam_pres.html.
      Rev. Thomas Harris Maccaule (pre-1756-ca.1796)

    3. [S122] Genealogy. com, http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/macaulay/1074/.
      Rev. Thomas Harris Maccaule (c.1756-c.1796)
      Pastor of Centre Presbyterian Church in N.C., 1776.Nominated for Governor but lost.1784 appointed President of Mt. Zion College, S.C.In charge of Jackson Creek and Mouth Olivet Presb. Churches until 1792.

      Rev. Thomas McCauley, D.D., LL.D (c. 1786-1842); native of Ireland; graduated Union College, NY 1804; Professor of Math and Natural Philosophy 1814-1822; pastor of Rutgers St. Church; moved to PA and was pastor of 10th Presb. Church; 1830 elected Pres. of Board of Education; 1831 moved back to NY and became pastor of Murray St. Presb. Church; 1838 elected to the Chair of Pastoral Theology and Church Government at the Union Theological Seminary and remained in that position until 1841.


    4. [S122] Genealogy. com, http://www.genealogy.com/ftm/s/m/i/Clayton-Smith-Aiken/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0319.html.
      Thomas McCaule (son of James McCall and Janet Harris) was born 1742 in Cumberland, PA, and died 1796. He married (1) Jane Harris on Abt. 1770, daughter of Samual Harris and Martha. He married (2) Eliza H. Montfort on 08 Mar 1796.
      Includes Notes for Thomas McCaule:
      Thomas Harris McCall, son of James McCall1 and Janet Harris McCall, was born in Pennsylvania in 1744. He changed his name to "McCaule" while in college. He was married about 1770 to Jane Harris, tenth child of Virginia Revolutionary soldier Samuel Harris and Martha Harris. He was a chaplain in Revolutionary forces, according to "Schenk's History of North Carolina."In 1791 he taught school at Mt. Zion School, Winnsboro, South Carolina. He established a classical school in Savannah. He was pastor of the Independent Presbyterian church there in 1794. He was remarried March 8, 1796 to Eliza H. Montfort, widow of Robert Montfort of Savannah. He died later that year.
      More About Thomas McCaule and Jane Harris:
      Marriage: Abt. 1770
      More About Thomas McCaule and Eliza H. Montfort:
      Marriage: 08 Mar 1796

    5. [S100] Internet Source, http://genealogytrails.com/vir/land_bounty_certificates.html.
      Thos. McCauley, Corpl. 2d Va. Regt. in late war between Great Britain and France. Albemarle Co., April 13, 1780.