Person:John Neely (11)

John Neely
b.1743 Virginia
m. 23 May 1740
  1. Robert Neelyabt 1741 -
  2. John Neely1743 - 1818
  3. Jane Neelyest 1746 -
  4. James Neelyabt 1748 - bef 1834
  5. William Neely1749 - 1827
  6. Sarah NeelyBef 1751 -
m. est. 1770-1777
Facts and Events
Name John Neely
Gender Male
Birth? 1743 Virginia
Marriage est. 1770-1777 to Susannah Evans
Death? 12 Nov 1818 Williamson County, Tennessee

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


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Records of John Neely in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:

  • Vol. 2 - List of Delinquents: 1767--Col. Preston's list: Geo. Alexander, Jno. Bradley, Henry Carter, runaway; Joseph Barker, runaway; James Crawford, Peter Cutright, runaway; Walter Carrick, runaway; Jno. Clark, Sam'l Cowan, Henry Dooley, Jno. Ager, Jas. Gilliland, runaway; Thos. Howell, runaway; Wm. Herbison, Jr., wrong named; Jno. Kirkland, Wm. Longly, Jno. Lowry, Jno. and Thos. Martin, Abraham Moon, Jno. Potts, Wm. Robinson, Benj. Robottom, runaway; Thos. Scott, Wm. Terry, Jas. Wattson, James Alexander, Elias Barker, runaway; Thos. and Wm. Brown, James Clark, John Cantly, Daniel Campbell, James Cowan, runaway; Alex. Covit, Wm. Devin, runaway; John Dunn, Alex. Forbus, runaway; Joseph Glading, Wm. Hungate, no inhabitant; Geo. Inglebird, Lemuel Sanders, Thomas Lewis, Philip Love, David Magee, Jno. Neilly, doctor; Drury Puckett, Rich'd Reed, Nicholas Smith, runaway; Jno. Taylor, Edw'd Wilson. (Note: same John Neely?. Philip Love was this John Neely's brother-in-law).
  • Vol. 1 - MAY 19, 1768. - (157) Constables: Mathias Yoakam, vice John Neelley; Thomas Patton, on New River.
  • Vol. 1 - OCTOBER 18, 1769. - (22) John Neeley (son of James) appointed guardian of Catharine Evans, orphan of Daniel Evans. (Note: Catharine Evans appears to be likely related to John's wife, a probable younger sister)

Records in Botetourt County, VA

  • 8 August 1782 - Botetourt County, VA Deed: Jno. Neeley & Susanna his wife & Jas. Neeley & Catherin his wife, grantors, to Wm. McClenechan. Several tracts (87 acres), Evans Mill Place, Roan Oak River [acreage not shown], in the second tract or in any but the first tract of 87 acres. [Source: Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800, pg. 569]. (Note: John and James Neeley were brothers).