Person:William McClanahan (8)

William McClanahan
m. BEF 1742
  1. Thomas McClanahanABT 1742 -
  2. Robert McClanahanest 1745 - 1774
  3. Margery McClanahan1748 - abt 1820
  4. Sarah McClanahanABT 1750 -
  5. Alexander McClanahan1755 - 1824
  6. William McClanahanBEF 1759 - ABT 1820
  7. John McClanahanABT 1759 - BEF 1790
  • HWilliam McClanahanBEF 1759 - ABT 1820
  • WSarah WebbBEF 1761 -
m. 16 March 1779
Facts and Events
Name William McClanahan
Gender Male
Birth? BEF 1759 Poss. Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 16 March 1779 Botetourt County, Virginiato Sarah Webb
Death? ABT 1820 Botetourt County, Virginia

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


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Will of William McClanahan

McClanahan, William. Will probate November 1819.
Names wife Sarah and children: Elijah, James and Green. The widow and sons, Wm. and Green, of son John. Heirs of deceased son, Washington. Wife, Elizabeth and children Washington and John, of son, Green. Grandchildren: William McClanahan, William Lewis Cok, William Lewis Jr., William McClanahan Jr and Wm. Markle.
[Source: Early Marriages, Wills and some Revolutionary War Records, Botetourt County, Virginia, Compiled by Anne Lowry Worrell, pg. 59-60].

From Chalkley's:

  • Page 159--Will of William McClenachan, of Botetourt. Wife, Sarah; grandsons, Wm. and Charles McClenachan, sons of deceased son John; granddaughters (John's daughters), Mary, Sarah, Jane and Lucy; John's widow, Lucy McClenachan, and her sons Wm. and Charles; sons Elijah, James, Green, deceased son Washington; son Green's wife, Elizabeth, and sons Washington and John; grandsons, Wm. McClenachan, Wm. Cook, Wm. Lewis, Jr., Wm. Markle; grandsons, Wm. McClenachan, son of son John; son, James. Dated 25th September, 1819. Recorded 9th November, 1819. Bill, July, 1831.

Information on William McClanahan

ID: I23324 Name: William McClanahan Given Name: William Surname: McClanahan Sex: M _UID: 27DEAE024D128C4FBE5EAB915DB13D1CAE27 Change Date: 26 Apr 2008 Note:

A land record for 359 acres in Botetourt County, dated Apr. 13, 1790 [Land Records, Botetourt Co., VA, Book 4, page 171], provides relationships between William and his brother Alexander, and their father John and uncle James. Included are references to William McClanahan and Sarah, his wife, and Alexander McClanahan and Sarah, his wife. Birth: ABT 1759 Death: 1820

Father: John McClanahan b: ABT 1719 Mother: Frances Snodgrass

Marriage 1 Sarah Webb Married: 16 MAR 1779 in Botetourt Co., Virginia