FAMILY OF ANNA MERRELL AND BOYD McCRARY

FAMILY OF ANNA MERRELL AND BOYD McCRARY

ANNA (NANCY) MERRILL was born abt. 1758 in Jersey Settlement, Rowan County, North Carolina.  She married BOYD MCCRARY, son of HUGH MCCRARY and SUSANNAH WHITAKER.  He was born about 1758 in Rowan County, North Carolina, and died 1833  probably in Howard County, Missouri.  They resided in Buncombe County, North Carolina and perhaps later moved to Howard County, Missouri as Boyd's will was probated in Howard Co, MO as names of children were found in will from Howard County, Missouri, probated August 3, 1833.  Will Book B 1820-1839.  Will was dated October 18, 1815.

   CHILDREN OF ANNA MERRELL AND BOYD McCRARY

FAMILY OF PENELOPE (ELLINE) MERRELL AND BENJAMIN MERRELL

PENELOPE (ELLINE) MERRILL was born 1759 in Jersey Settlement, Rowan County, North Carolina, and died 1830 in Rowan County or Bumcombe County, North Carolina.  She married BENJAMIN MERRILL February 04, 1778 in Rowan County, North Carolina, son of WILLIAM MERRILL and MARY CORNELL.  He was born December 02, 1751 in Hopewell, Monmouth/Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and died May 10, 1836 in Rowan County or Bumcombe County, North Carolina.  Benjamin served in the Revolutionary War.  They resided in Rowan County, Randolph and near Fairview in Buncombe County, North Carolina.

PER BOB MERRILL OF MOORE, OKLAHOMA:  Benjamin's Revolutionary Pension #8891.  He enlisted in 1776 in Guilford County, North Carolina.

FROM ROWAN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, MARRIAGE BONDS BY THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY OF UTAH, JULY 1937; REV. SEPTEMBER 1965 - PART II

Bondsmen for the marriage were William Merrell and Boyd M. McCrary; Witness was Jams. Robinson

They are buried in a private graveyard just off Upper Brush Creek road in old Cane Creek section .

   CHILDREN OF PENELOPE (ELLINE) MERRELL AND BENJAMIN MERRELL

FAMILY OF CHARLES MERRELL AND WIFE ELIZABETH

CHARLES MERRILL was born November 1761 in Jersey Settlement, Rowan County, North Carolina-blacksmith, and died 1822 in Pendleton County, South Carolina.  He married ELIZABETH May 23, 1783 in Rowan County, North Carolina.  She died probably in Marshall County, Alabama.  Charles was a Revolutionary War soldier. They later moved to Pendleton County, South Carolina.  Elizabeth was still living in 1843 in Marshall County, Alabama

 ADDITIONAL DESCENDANCY INFORMATION FROM SON ABEL DOWN WAS SENT TO ME BY DESCENDANT WALLACE LEE McKEEHAN

CHILDREN OF CHARLES MERRELL AND ELIZABETH

 

FAMILY OF JONATHAN MERRELL AND NANCY ELLIOTT

JONATHAN MERRILL was born 1767 in Jersey Settlement, Rowan County, North Carolina, and died before March 03, 1849 in Lincoln/Giles/Bedford/Moore County, Tennessee-per court records-Lincoln Co. TN.  He married NANCY ELLIOTT September 25, 1787 in Rowan County, North Carolina-bond John X Elliot; wit. Spruce Macay, daughter of unknown father ELLIOTT.  She was born September 1772 in Potts Creek Section, Rowan County, North Carolina, and died before 1850 in Lincoln/Giles/Bedford/Moore County, Tennessee.  They moved to Lincoln County, Tennessee in 1818.  They owned land on the Bedford/Lincoln County, Tennessee line.  They were both deceased before 1850.  Jonathan was Tax Collector of Potts Creek, Rowan County, North Carolina from 1809 to 1813.  Boyd McCrary was the court appointed guardian of Jonathan Merrell after Jonathan's father was hanged for treason.

CHILDREN OF JONATHAN MERRELL AND NANCY ELLIOTT

 

   

L.L. Kight 2004