Person:William McClelland (4)

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Capt. William McClelland
m. bef. 1735
  1. Mary Ann McClellandabt 1735 - 1840
  2. Jane McClellandabt 1740 -
  3. Abraham McClellandbef 1742 -
  4. John McClellanest 1741-1751 -
  5. Capt. William McClelland1746 - 1827
  • HCapt. William McClelland1746 - 1827
  • WBarbara Walker1741 - 1811
m. 22 December 1766
  1. Annis McClelland1767 -
  2. Col. John McClellan1768 - 1842
  3. Jane McClelland1770 -
  4. Judge Abraham McClelland1776 - 1851
  5. Elizabeth McClelland1776 -
  6. Maj. William McClelland1779 - 1826
  7. James Walker McClellan1781 - 1862
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Name Capt. William McClelland
Alt Name William McClellan
Alt Name William McClelon
Alt Name William McClelan
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1746 prob. Virginia
Marriage 22 December 1766 Virginiato Barbara Walker
Death[1] 1827 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee
Burial[1] 1827 First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee

William McClelland was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land in Virginia:


  • Page 77 - William McClellon, 80 acres, Looney Creek. Adjoining John McClellon. September 19, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 29].


Records in Augusta County, VA

  • Page 96 - Thomas Rogers, 225 acres, Looney Creek. Adjoining James Moore, William McClellon. August 29, 1767. [Abstract of Land Grant Surveys, 1761-1791, Augusta & Rockingham Counties, Virginia, by Peter Cline Kaylor, pg. 35].


Records in Botetourt County, VA

  • At a court held for Botetourt County fourteenth of March, one thousand seven hundred and seventy one:
Thomas Welch, Plff. )
agst. ) - In Case
William Daniel. Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies. Thereupon came also a jury, towit: Robert Burdwell, James Woods, Samuel McRoberts, William Thompson, Joseph Pryor, David Frame, William Ritchie, Solomon Simpson, John McRoberts, Andrew Smithers, James McKeachy & William McClelan retd. verdict deft, is guilty & assessed damages for plff. by occasion thereof to ____. Upon motion of deft., by his attorney, and it appearing to the court that the jury had brought verdict contrary to evidence, therefore it is ordered that a new trial be granted to the deft, on paying the cost of this day's trial. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court March 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the tenth of April, one thousand, seven hundred and seventy one:
Thomas Welch, Plff. )
agst, ) In Case
William Daniel, Deft. )
This day came the parties & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Amos Potts, William Curry, William McClelan, John Potts, John Potts, Junr., James Hutcheson, Alexander McDonald, Joseph Woods, John Robinson, John Hewit, James Smith and Thomas Dunn, who retd. verdt. for plff, eight pounds, besides his costs. Judgt. accdgly. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court April 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the eleventh of April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy one.
William Simpson Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Andrew Boyd Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Esquire Gatliff, Andrew Henry, Thomas Stockdon, Patrick Buckannon, Calib Worley, David Laird, William McClelan, William Tucker, Samuel Linsey, Michael Woods, Joseph Woods, & James McConel. Judgt. and verdict for defendant, and costs to be pd. by the plff.
James McDonald Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Andrew Henry Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Joseph Cloyd, Isaiah Vinsent, Calib Worley, Michael Woods, Samuel Lindsey, William Webb, James McConnel, William McClelan, John Little, Amos Potts, David Laird & John Rentfroe, who retd. verdt. for deft. Judgt. accdgly., costs to be pd. by plff.
Israel Christian Plff. )
agst. ) In Debt
Georgo Inglebird Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Isaiah Vinsant, William McClelan, David Fuam, Arthur Woods, Robert Finley, Thomas Arnett, William McCradock, William Carlton, John Willson, John Owens, Hugh McNeill & John Potts, who retd. verdt. for plff. for two pounds & one penny. Judgt. accdgly., costs to be pd. by deft. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court April 1771
  • At a court held for Botetourt County 9th of Septr., 1772.
Thomas Mann Plff. ) In Detinue for two bay
agst. ) mares of the price of
Edward McMullen Deft. ) fifteen pounds each.
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: William McClenchan, James Bainbridge, Jas. Scott, William Scott, Geo. Clark, William Anderson, John Doones, John Litton, Wm. Campbell, James Ritchie, Wm. McClelon and James Gillis, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff., and that the said mares are of the value of twenty six pounds. And on the motion of the said defendant a new trial is granted him here at the next court. The same day is given the parties &c.
Alexander Collier Plff. )
agst. ) In Case of Slander
Elizabeth Watson Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: William McClenachan, Jas. Bainbridge, Jas. Scott, Wm. Scott, George Clarke, William Anderson, John Doones, John Little, Wm. Campbell, Jas. Ritchey, Wm. McClelon and Jas. Gillis, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff., damages of two pounds. Judgt. accdgly. & for costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court September 1772
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 13th day of May, 1773.
Samuel McDowell, Adm. Of James McDowell, Decd., Plff. )
agst. ) In Debt
Hugh Allen Deft, )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: James Bowen, James Allcorn, James Gillis, Thomas Willson, Henry Smith, Edward Carvin, Wm. McClelan, Dawson Wade, James Buchanan, Martin McFcrran, Alexr. Collier and John Cox, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. for two pounds, nineteen shillings and eight pence, three farthings. Judgt. of the court that the plff. recover agst. the said deft, five pounds, nineteen shillings and five pence half penny, the debt in the declaration mentioned and his costs by him in this behalf expended. But this judgment is to be discharged by the payment two pounds, nineteen shillings and eight pence, three farthings, with legal interest thereon from the 23rd day of June, 1772 till paid and costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court May 1773
  • At a court continued & held for Botetourt the 16th day of September, 1773.
John Long Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
James Hall Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: John Kincade, John Neelly, John Morrow, John Potts, Joseph Haines, Adam Wallace, Wm. McClelon, Edward Carvin, Hugh Caldwell, Alexr. Walker, Wm. Frazer and John Porter, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. for damages of ten pounds nineteen shillings & two pence, besides his costs. Judgt. accdgly. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court September 1773
  • At a court continued & held for Botetourt County the 9th day of February, 1774.
Wm. Mann Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
Jeremiah Seely Deft. )
This day came the parties by their attornies & thereupon came also a jury, towit: Alexr. McClenachan, Philip Watkins, George McAfee, Joseph Looney, Jacob Salmons, George Davis, Jesse Clark, Peter Elemburk, Jacob Francisco, Amos Potts, Andw. Hall, & Wm. McClelon, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. for ten pounds, fifteen shillings & ten pence, besides his costs. Judgt. accdgly.
Edward Willson Plff. )
agst. ) Assault & Battery
Wm. Mann Deft )
This day came the parties &c. & also a jury, towit: Robert Alexander, Charles Campbell, Joseph Looney, Geo. McAfee, Amos Potts, Wm. McClelon, John Hewet, George Burdwell, Wm. McMurray, John Totham, Jesse Clark and John Bareley, who retd. verdt. that deft, is not guilty. Judgement accdgly. and costs to be pd. by plff.
Elobick Ross and Company Plffs )
agst. ) In Dbt.
James Lawrence & James Lawrence Defts )
This day came the parties &c. & also a jury, towit: Charles Campbell, James Burnsides, John Murray, George Francisco, Jacob Lowman, William Mann, David May, John Gabriel Jones, Wm. McClelan, Nathaniel Evans, Joseph Scott & Thomas Willson, who retd. a verdt. in favor of the plff. Judgt. for one hundred pounds. But this judgt. is to be dischd. by the payment of fifty pounds with int. thereon from the fourteenth day of (missing word), 1773 till the time of payment. Costs to be pd. by the defts. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court February 1774
  • At a court continued and held for Botetourt County the 15th day of April, 1774.
John Beard, William McClelon & Bedford fines are set aside. Hugh Willson, Samuel McClenachan and George Patterson fines are also set aside.
William Donald, Junr. & Company Plffs. )
agst. ) In Case
Henry Yoakum Deft. )
This day came the parties &c. & also a jury, towit: Wm. McClelan, John Porter, Malcom Allen, John Runnion, Moses Collier, Andrew Elder, William Medding, John Fitzpatrick, James Elliott, Joseph Williams, Jacob Barckfield & William White, who retd. a verdt. awarding plff. damages of six pounds, ten shillings & six pence, farthing. Judgt. accdgly. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court April 1774
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 10th of May, 1774.
The Grand Jury that was summoned by the Sheriff appeared in the court and were sworn, towit: Win. McElhinney, George Dougherty, Samuel McNubb, David Smith, Michael Kirkman, John White, Mathew Ralston, James Cartmill, Andrew Armstrong, William Bilbro, Samuel Lindsay, John Looney, Wm. McClelon, Thomas Pruett, Malcom Allen and George McAfee. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court May 1774
  • At the court house of Botetourt County the 8th day of November, 1774.
Ordered that Wm. McClelan, Thomas Rowland, Mathew Ralston and Solomon Simpson, or any three of them, being first sworn, do view the several ways from the ________ [road?] to Wm. McClelan's and make report of the conveniences & inconveniences of the same to the next court. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court November 1774
  • March 1777 - Ord. that James Moore, Wm. McClelon & Matthew Ralston being first sworn do view the way through which it is proposed to establish a road from the court house to William Ward's saw mill and report the conveniences & inconveniences to the court. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court March 1777
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 13th day of May, 1779. Present; the Revd. Adam Smyth, Pat Lockhart, Thomas Rowland, George Rutledge and John

Armstrong, Gent. Justices.

A Grand Jury appeared in court and were sworn towit: Wm. McClelen, Benja. Allen, Adam Peck, Thomas McFarran, Thomas Gillis, John Hewit, John Drake, John Mills, Curtis Alderson, William Allen, Isaac Kelley, Uriah Humphries, William Hutcheson, James Ritchey and Henry Surtzer, who having received their charge went out of court to consult of their verdict.
Thomas McFarran Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
William Anderson Deft. )
This day came the parties &c. & also a jury, towit; James Cloyd, Curtis Alderson, John Ross, Jonathan Newman, Joseph McMurtry, Amos Potts, Nicholas Carper, John Potts, William Newman, William Crow, Thomas Gillis & William McClelan, who retd. verdt. awarding damages to plff. of three hundred pounds. Judgt. accdgly. and costs. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court May 1779
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 11th day of May, 1780.
On the petition of Andrew Henry leave is granted him to keep an ordinary at his house in the Town of Fincastle, who entd. into & acknd. bond with William McClelan his secty. in the sum of fifty pounds accdg. to law. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court May 1780
  • At a court held for Botetourt County the 13th day of July, 1780.
Hugh Crockett is recommended to his Excellency the Governor as a fit person to execute the office of Colo. of the Militia in this County, Wm. Ward Lieutenant Colo. and Thomas Rowland Major, Doctr. John Wood as Captain in Captain Rowland's Company, John Mills, Junr., Lieutenant, Wm. McClelan Ensign, James Woods is appointed Lieutenant in Captain Robinson's Company, Joseph Looney is appointed Capt. in Captain McMurtray's Company, John Reynolds Lieut. and Absolum Looney Ensign. Botetourt County Virginia Court Minutes, County Court July 1780
  • August 14th, 1783.
Israel Christian Plff. )
agst. ) In Case
William Robinson Deft. )
This day came the parties &c. & also a jury, towit: John McCraken, John Neelly, John Hutcheson, Wm. McClelan, Andrew Neelly, Andrew Armstrong, Philip Love, Thomas Taylor, James Breckinridge, Anthony Gohlson, John Hall and John Ross. Suit continued. Botetourt County Virginia Minutes, County Court August 1783
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave.

    Capt William McClellan
    Birth: 1746
    Death: 1827

    Captain in the Loundoun County, Virginia militia

    Family links:
    Spouse:
    Barbara Walker McClellan (1741 - 1811)*

    Children:
    John M McClellan (1768 - 1842)*
    Abraham McClellan (1773 - 1851)*
    William McClellan (1779 - 1829)*

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