Person:James McGuire (22)

James McGuire
d.28 August 1838 Anderson County, Kentucky
m. bef. 1742
  1. Thomas McGuire1742 -
  2. Cornelius McGuireabt 1746 -
  3. James McGuire1747 - 1838
  4. William Thomas McGuire1748 - 1834
  5. Sarah McGuireabt 1750 -
  6. John McGuireabt 1753 - abt 1825
  7. Christina McGuire1755 - 1807
m. 22 September 1783
  1. Elizabeth 'Betsy' McGuirebef 1794 -
  2. Jane McGuire1794 - 1829
Facts and Events
Name James McGuire
Gender Male
Birth? 1747 prob. Virginia[some sources have place of birth as County Fermaugh, Ireland]
Marriage 22 September 1783 Botetourt County, Virginiato Anne Goodwin
Death? 28 August 1838 Anderson County, Kentucky

James McGuire was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Revolutionary War Pension Information

Information from “Virginia/West Virginia Genealogical Data from Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Records”, Vol. 3, compiled by Patrick G. Wardell, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Ret. :

McGuire, James - entered service 1776 in Botetourt County, Virginia; moved to Kentucky 1783 where he took part in General George Rogers Clark's campaign against indians; received Pension 1820 in Franklin County Kentucky; resided in Anderson County, Kentucky, 1832 age 85 (area formerly part of Franklin County); died 8/28/1838. F-S135896, R1685.

Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 3 - Page 222.--5th August, 1774. John Estill's will (of Botetourt, yeoman) To wife, Rebeckah, a survey on New River opposite the Influx of Blue Stone, towards James McGuire's (McGuire) Survey; to daughter, Priscilla Gold, home tract on hands creek joining lands with Bond Estill and James Ellison. Executors, Benj. Estill and Wm. Hutchison. Teste: William Hutchison, Felty Koch (Valentine Cook). Proved, 18th September, 1781, by Hutchison and Cook. Hutchison refuses to execute. 20th March, 1782, administration granted Rebecca Estil; both the executors refused.


From "Seventh Annual Report of the Ohio Valley Historical Association", 1913, pg. 24:
Other places on the Greenbrier River or its watershed:
(1776)...James McGuire, in fork of New River and Greenbrier River, ...
  1.   Some information from Sons of the American Revolution Application of Josiah Hale Dean, Kentucky Chapter, dated 1917, National Number 28807, State Number 398.