Person:William McCandless (4)

William McCandless
d.Bet. Oct - Nov 1799 Green County, Kentucky
m. est. 1740
  1. John McCandlessabt 1743 -
  2. Ann McCandless1745 - 1823
  3. Alexander McCandlessbef 1753 -
  4. William McCandlessest 1755 - Bet 1799
  • HWilliam McCandlessest 1755 - Bet 1799
  • WMary Botkinbef 1767 -
m. abt. 1784
Facts and Events
Name William McCandless
Gender Male
Birth? est. 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage abt. 1784 Virginiato Mary Botkin
Death? Bet. Oct - Nov 1799 Green County, Kentucky

William McCandless, Jr. was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Estate Records

William McCandless's estate was inventoried 21 Dec 1799, Green Co, KY with an estimated value of £390.19.8. It included typical farm livestock, farm equipment, wearing apparel, and furniture; plus three Negroes, Jack, Dilcey, and Nancy. Recorded Green Co, KY, Will Book 1, pp. 49-50.

Identity of William's wife

There is considerable speculation regarding the identity of the wife of William McCandless. Some believe it was Elizabeth Botkin, whose father lived closeby the McCandless family in the Borden Tract, while others have her as Elizabeth Lattimore, daughter of John Lattimore and Ann Davis. More research necessary.