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PATRIOT Capt. John 'Breckenridge' McClanahan[1]

Male 1742 - 1774  (31 years)


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  • Name John 'Breckenridge' McClanahan 
    • John, his brother, [sons of Robert McClanahan] 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.
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Capt. 
    Born 7 Nov 1742  Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1774  [2
    Person ID I19114  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2019 

    Father Captain Robert the Founder Immigrant McClanahan,   b. Abt 1710, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Sarah Breckenridge,   b. 1698, Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 1739  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7084  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Ann Lewis,   b. 1751, Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1834, Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married
    • John McClanahan, the first husband of Margaret Lewis, and Captain John Frogg, the first husband of Agatha Lewis, were both killed at the battle of the point.
    Notes 
    • John McClanahan was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
    Children 
     1. John [Lewis] McClanahan, Jr.,   b. 8 Dec 1774, Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, Probably Lewisburg, Augusta Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F7087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    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

  • 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.

    2. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:John_McClanahan_%2814%29.
      John McClanahan died in 1774, leaving a son, named Thomas Lewis, who died in November, 1774. After his death a child was born in December, 1774, and was called John. His widow married William Bowyer. In a personal letter Mr. Waddell writes as follows: John McClanahan, son of John, was educated at William and Mary College, and was a youth of large fortune. He married Mildred Maupin, of Williamsburg, and had seven children, only two of whom lived to maturity. He went to Kentucky in 1807 and, coming back to Virginia, died in 1815, probably in Lewisburg. His son John (the third) married Eliza McClung, of Greenbrier, and died in 1838, leaving children. A daughter of John (the second) married Captain John Gautt, of the United States Army, and their son, N. B. Gautt, lived in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1890.

    3. [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.
      John McClanahan, s/o Robert and Sarah Breckenridge McClanahan, m. Margaret Ann, d/o Thomas Lewis, who was a son of "John Lewis, the founder." The union between these two families, Lewis and McClanahan, beginning at that early period, has been frequently repeated down to the present time....

    4. [S100] Internet Source, https://archive.org/stream/mcclanahans00whitgoog/mcclanahans00whitgoog_djvu.txt.
      II. ? John McClanahan.

      His wife was Margaret Ann, daughter of Thomas Lewis, who was a son of "John Lewis, the founder." The union between these two families, Lewis and McClanahan, beginning at that early period, has been frequently repeated down to the present time.
      " Thomas Lewis, the county surveyor, was disqualified for military service by defective vision, but was a man of culture and influence, and held various important positions. He was a member of the House of Burgesses and of the State Convention in 1775, and commissioner in 1777 to
      treat with the Indian tribes on the Ohio. He died October 31, 1790." ? WaddelVs Annals, page 80.
      John McClanahan died in 1774, leaving a son, named Thomas Lewis, who died in November, 1774. After his death a child was born in December, 1774, and was called John. His widow married William Bowyer. In a personal letter Mr. Waddell writes as follows: 'John McClanahan, son of John, was educated at William and Mary College, and was a youth of large fortune. He married Mildred Maupin, of Williamsburg, and had seven children, only two of whom lived to maturity. He went to Kentucky in 1807 and, coming back to Virginia, died in 1815, probably in Lewisburg. His son John (the third) married Eliza McClung, of Greenbrier, and died in 1838, leaving children. A daughter of John (the
      second) married Captain John Gautt, of the United States Army, and their son, N. B. Gautt, lived in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1890.

    5. [S82] Wikitree, https://www.werelate.org/wiki/Person:John_McClanahan_%2814%29.
      Capt. John McClanahan, Sr.
      b.7 November 1742 Augusta County, Virginia
      d.30 JUN 1774
      Lt. Col. Alexander McClanahan ABT 1734 - 1797
      Agnes McClanahan ABT 1735 -
      Sarah McClanahan 1736-1750 -
      Lettice 'Lettis' McClanahan 1736-1750 -
      Jane "Jenny" McClanahan 1740 -
      Capt. John McClanahan, Sr. 1742 - 1774
      Mary 'Polly' McClanahan BEF 1744 -
      Capt. Robert McClanahan 1747 - 1774
      William McClanahan 1748/49 -