Margaret "Peggy" Strother
m. abt 1763
- Margaret "Peggy" Strother1763 - 1834
- John Strother1765 - 1816
Facts and Events
||Margaret "Peggy" Strother
||16 Sep 1763
||Fincastle, Botetourt, Virginia, United States[per plaque at gravesite]
||24 Aug 1781
||Virginiato Col. George Hancock, Esq., of Fotheringay
||18 Sep 1781
||to Col. George Hancock, Esq., of Fotheringay
||22 Oct 1834
||Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States[per plaque at gravesite]
||Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United StatesPlot: Sect D, Lot 23, Gr 2
- Family Recorded, in Richmond times (Richmond, Virginia), Secondary quality.
[Richmond Times-Dispatch, 28 Apr 1935]
... The following is a record taken from the family Bible: ...
George, born June 13, 1754, died July 18, 1820; he married Peggy or Margaret Strother (daughter of George Strother and Mary Kennerly) ...
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Grave Recorded , in Find A Grave.
[Includes photo of headstone (this is likely her original stone, but it is very worn and difficult to read) and photo of memorial plaque (installation information unknown).]
[cos1776 Note 20150622: memorial page currently misquotes Johnston3 and Strawther4 - see citations below for actual text.]
- Family Recorded, in Johnston, William Preston. The Johnstons of Salisbury: With a Brief Supplement Concerning the Hancock, Strother, and Preston Families. (New Orleans: Press of L. Graham & Son, 1897), 181, Secondary quality.
... Margaret Strother was the daughter of George Strother and Mary Kennerly, ... Margaret Strother was born November 16, 1763, and died at Louisville, Ky., October 23, 1834. Margaret Strother and her brother were brought up from an early age, until almost grown, by an uncle, John Strother, in which the traditions of both families concur. ...
[cos1776 Note: birth and death dates do not match those given on memorial plaque at gravesite.]
- Family Recorded, in Ancestry.com Message Boards, Secondary quality.
[per Larry Strawther 4 Aug 2005, source not provided:]
...Peggy Strother's parents were George (1732-1767) and Mary Kennerly Strother (1746-1834), originally of Culpeper County (the part that later became Rappahannock). When George died,
Peggy [Mary] married (1770) Patrick Lockhart, a notable frontiersmen and they migrated to Botetourt County and Fincastle area.
Margaret Strother Hancock's brother, John Strother, became a significant explorer and surveyor/mapper of North Carolina and Tennessee and was involved in the Yazoo Land brouhaha and Gen. Andrew Jackson named Fort Strother for him during the Creek skirmishes during the War of 1812. ...