Person:John McIntyre (40)

Constable John McIntyre, of Botetourt County, VA
b.abt. 1752 Poss. Virginia
  • HConstable John McIntyre, of Botetourt County, VAabt 1752 - aft 1820
  • WMary Christianabt 1742 - aft 1820
m. 1782
Facts and Events
Name Constable John McIntyre, of Botetourt County, VA
Unknown John McEntyre
Alt Name John McIntire
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1752 Poss. Virginia
Marriage 1782 Botetourt County, Virginiato Mary Christian
Death? aft. 1820 poss. Anderson County, Tennessee

John McIntyre was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Records in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records: (unless listed otherwise)

  • 13 September 1783 - Ohio County, Virginia, John Mills was married to Ruth Shepherd, daughter of Colonel David Shepherd. Among those witnessing the ceremony were General Benjamin Biggs, James Mitchell, John McIntire, William Boggs, David Shepherd, Father; and Moses Shepherd, brother of the bride; Mary McCullock, Elizabeth McIntire, Rachel Crawford, the Rev. Richard Yates, who performed the marriage ceremony, and his wife. Much information given in statement by Mrs. Lydia S. Croger, wife of Moses Shepherd. [Source:].
  • 14 November 1783 - John McIntire is apptd. Constable in this County. [Source: Botetourt County Court November 1783].
  • 10 May 1785 - Wm. Allen appointed Constable, succeeding John McIntire. [Source: Botetourt County Court May 1785].
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1790--October 27, John McGlaughlin and Ann Wiley, daughter of Robert Wiley (consent); witnesses, Thomas Stinson, John McIntire; surety, Robert Wiley. (Note: this is likely this John McIntyre, more research needed).
  • 10 December 1795 - William Simmons certifies that $70.91 is due Lewis Westell, a Spy, and William Jolly and Elijah Martin, Guides of Ohio County Virginia, being their pay and rations for February and March 1791, payable to John McIntire, their attorney. [Source:].

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. :

  • McEntire, John - entered service 1777 in 3rd Virginia Regiment; received Pension abt. age 66, Anderson County, Tennessee, 1818; resided there 1820 with wife abt. age 78 (mentioned but not named). F-S38935, R1680).


From Ewing Family Association website:
Mary (Christian) Mills, widow of Capt. John Mills married, second, John McIntyre in Botetourt County in 1782 (as shown in records of Botetourt and two lawsuits between McIntyre and his step-children in Tennessee). [Source:].

From Rootsweb Message Board:
In May, 1780, Capt. John Mills was wounded in South Carolina and returned home to Botetourt County where he died in the autumn of that year. In 1782, his widow, Mary ___Mills married John McIntyre/McEntyre, a constable of Botetourt County. It was not a happy marriage and even less happy for the children of John Mills who ended up suing their stepfather for withholding their inheritances. [Source:].

Possible record from "History of Wheeling City & Ohio County, West Virginia", by Suzie Koehrson, Chapter X:
Wheeling was laid out into town lots in the year 1793 and in December, 1795, was established as a town, the following persons being names as trustees, viz: Andrew Woods, Archibald Woods, John McIntyre, James Nelson, Henry Smith, William Waddle and Absalom Martin. It was incorporated on the 16th of January, 1806, and became the county seat, which was removed from West Liberty. The first court held in Wheeling was convened in the inn of John Gooding, May 7, 1798.