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PATRIOT Lt. Colonel Alexander of Elijah McClanahan[1]

Male 1755 - 1824  (69 years)


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  • Name Alexander of Elijah McClanahan 
    • Married Sarah Moore
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Lt. Colonel 
    Born 20 Feb 1755  Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1824  Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19085  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Elisha McClanahan
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2018 

    Father Patriot Elijah McClanahan,   b. 1718, Antrim, Ulster Province, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1794, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ann Ewing,   b. Est 1712, Antrim, Ulster Province, IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 1727  IRELAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Moore,   b. 20 Feb 1760, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1856, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 5 May 1788  Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Idem, dat. March 13, 1946: The name Alexander McClanahan, Col, VA, appears on a record under the following headings: ?A list of officers of the Virginia Line on the Continental Establishment who have rec?d. their full pay agreeable to an Act of Assembly passed Nov. Session, 1781, which shows the sum of L 277 S. 10 was rec?d. by himself on April 23, 1783. The collection of Rev. War Records in this office is incomplete, but it is possible that additional information may be obtained from the Librarian, Virginia State Library, Richmond, VA, or from the Archivist, the National Archives, Washington, D.C., who has custody of the U. S. Pension Records covering the period of the Revolutionary War.?
    Children 
     1. Alexander [SAR] McClanahan, Jr.,   b. 10 Apr 1799, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1882, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. John of Alexander McClanahan,   b. 20 Feb 1789, Prob. North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Elizabeth McClanahan,   b. 22 Dec 1790, Prob. N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James to Alabama McClanahan,   b. 26 Dec 1791, Prob. N. Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1825, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +5. Mary 'Polly' McClanahan,   b. 8 Feb 1795, Jefferson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1859, Jefferson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. William McClanahan,   b. 12 Apr 1797, Prob. Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1827, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +7. Elijah McClanahan,   b. 14 Sep 1800, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 1880  (Age 80 years)
     8. Margaret 'Peggy Ann' McClanahan,   b. 20 Aug 1808, Morgan Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F7099  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Map of 1779 North Carolina
    Map of 1779 North Carolina
    1779NCarolina.jpg
    Notable Southern Families - Crockett and McClanahan
    Notable Southern Families - Crockett and McClanahan
    NotableSoFamiliesV-001908-322.jpg
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map_of_Augusta_County_1755-1760.jpg

    Headstones
    Memorial Plaque Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mason County, West Virginia  RobertMcClanahan, Andrew Lewis, Benjamin Lewis, Thomas Lewis, Alexander McClanahan, William, McClanahan, Capt. Jesse Van Bibber, Michael Van Bibber and others
    Memorial Plaque Revolutionary Soldiers Buried in Mason County, West Virginia RobertMcClanahan, Andrew Lewis, Benjamin Lewis, Thomas Lewis, Alexander McClanahan, William, McClanahan, Capt. Jesse Van Bibber, Michael Van Bibber and others
    19080RobertMcClanahan3.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Lt. Col. Alexander McClanahan served in the Seventh Regiment of Virginia Volunteers.

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/McClanahan-129.
      Elijah McClanahan
      Born 1713 in Antrim, Ulster Province, Ireland
      Son of John McClanahan and Agnes McCubit
      Brother of Letitia McClanahan, Agnes McClanahan, Alexander McClanahan, Polly McClanahan, Laura Janet McClanahan, Ann McClanahan, Charles McClanahan, Andrew McClanahan, William McClanahan, John McClanahan, Robert McClanahan Sr., Blair McClanahan, James McClanahan and James McLenahen
      Husband of Ann (Ewing) Owens ? married 1727 in Antrim, Ulster, Ireland
      Father of Alexander McClanahan, Alexander McClanahan, David McClanahan, Elijah McClanahan, Hannah McClanahan, James McClanahan, Jinney McClanahan, John McClanahan, Margaret McClanahan, Mary Polly McClanahan, Nancy McClanahan, Robert McClanahan and William McClanahan
      Died 2 May 1794 in Staunton, Augusta County, VA

    2. [S132] Revolutionary War Pension Applications, http://revwarapps.org/r6617.pdf.
      Sarah McClanahan applied for bounty land on the same day that she applied for a pension, stating that her name was Sarah Moore when she married Alexander McClanahan in Botetourt County. In the file is a copy of a bond signed 5 May 1788 by Alexander McClenahan and John Moore for the marriage of McClenahan to Sarah Moore. Also in the file is an original family record transcribed as follows:
      MARRIAGES. Alexander MClanahan and Sarah Moore was Maried May the 5 1788.
      John MClanahan and Elisabeth his wife was married 22 of April 1818 and REV. Neeley and Elisabeth MClanahan was maried the 11 of may 1813.
      Elisha Moore and Mary MClanahan as maried March the fifth 1815.
      William McClanahan nd Jane Childers was Maried August the 28 1823
      Elijah McClanahan & Marjory Childers were married M. V. Denton and Margaret A. McClanahan were married on the 26 day of Feb 1837
      BIRTHS. Alexander Mclanahan was born the 20 Feb in the year of our Lord 1755.
      Sarah his wife was born Feb the 20th 1760.
      John MClenahan was born on Friday the 20 of Feb Ano Domeni 1789.
      Elisabeth McClanahan was born on Wednesday 22 day of Dec 1790.
      James McClanahan was born on Wednesday 26 Dec 1791
      Mary McClanahan b. 8 Feb 1795 [Sunday]
      William McClanahan was b. Wednesday 12 Apr 1797
      Alexander McClanahan was born Sunday 10 Apr 1799
      Elijah McClanahan b. Sunday 14 Sep 1800
      Peggy Ann [Margaret] b. Sunday 20 August 1808
      DEATHS.
      Alexander McClanahan Senr. 5th day of May 1824
      James McClanahan died in the house of his mother 20 May 1826 in Morgan County Alabama
      Wm. McClanahan died at his residence in Morgan Alabama 18 August 1827 [age 31]


    3. [S93] Sons of the American Revolution, https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2204/32596_242338-00595?pid=831920&backurl=http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv%3D1%26db%3DSARMemberApps%26h%3D831920%26tid%3D%26pid%3D%26usePUB%3Dtrue%26_phsrc%3DTkn356%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26rhSource%3D2882&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=Tkn356&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true#?imageId=32596_242338-00596.
      Alexander McClanahan, Jr. m. Sarah Moore who was b. 20 Feb 1760.