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McCall, William S.

McCall, William S.[1]

Male 1777 - 1823  (46 years)

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  • Name McCall, William S. 
    Born 1777  York County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    probably on a farm near York 
    Gender Male 
    Settled Abt 1781  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Goforth says he did not later go with his family to North Carolina.
    Tax list 25 Mar 1799  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Tax base:
      1 White tither
      Tax due: none
    Tax list 3 Apr 1800  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Tax due - $.12
      1 White tither
      1 horse
    Possessions 1802  Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    200 acres 
    Address:
    Timber Ridge 
    Possessions 1817  Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    93 acres 
    Address:
    the bend of the Pigg River 
    • He paid $350 for the 93 acres.
    Buried 1823  Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    the old McCall homestead cemetery 
    • From: Glenn McCall [mailto:g.mccall@charter.net]
      Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 4:08 PM
      To: John B. McCall
      Subject: no subject
      Dear John:
       
      Thanks for your letter and I apologize for the incomplete sentences in my short note to you..
      The McCall cemetery is much overgrown with large trees.  I have only seen it one time and that was probably 30 years ago.  No markers were used for the people buried there and several of the graves were only found by the sunken dirt.  I think and remember I said "I think" that some of the graves were marked with rock, much weathered through the years.
      William McCall's will is on file in Franklin County Court House in Rocky Mount, VA, the county seat of Franklin County.  I have read the will once or twice and believe it was executed in 1833.  In it he leaves three slaves to his daughter and his net worth was something over $4,000 dollars.  I would think he died sometime in 1833.

      The sentence about the slaves reminds me of something Monroe said when we visited out there.  His grandfather had a cabin near to where the family cemetery is located.  Anyway, Monroe said that his grandfather owned so many slaves he just had them move the cabin, log by log, across the creek (small one) and across the road and built it back.  He then built a two story house that surrounded the original cabin. There is a bullet hole in one end of that house that Monroe said was put there by Jesse James when one of the young girls of the family surprised him while he was sleeping.  Monroe also said Jesse was around there quite a bit in those days.
       
      Take care.  Glenn 
    Will 8 Feb 1823  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • William McCall's will dated February 8, 1823; Proved July Term [July 7th], 1823, Wits: Samuel Ashworth, Joh. Patterson, William Hutcherson, and George Hutcherson reads:
      "Wife Milly McCall to have 4 of her choice negroes for the support of her and the four youngest children, and their Education. Other negroes, land on south side of Pigg River, Waggon, 3 horses, etc., etc. to be sold and money divided among my children. Sons William S. and Thomas Fewell McCall [Thomas F. McCall not yet of age, Stokes not yet of age.] Two eldest sons not named and any others who are of age to be employed to look after the family business and property as long as they do well and no longer." Wife may lend to each of my daughters a negro apiece, upon their giving [bond] or their return when "Stokes" comes of age. Milly to receive her 2 choice negroes, 2 horses, 2 cows, 2 feather beds, furniture, farming utensils [part] likewise the land upon which I now live or else be plentifully supported during her natural life. Even if she marries again, she is to be comfortably provided for. Friend John M. Holland, Executor [John M. Holland declined to serve on August 4, 1823 and Peter Holland qualified].
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    Died SAY Jun 1823  Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Cause: on the farm 
    • Goforth says he died between February 8 and July 7, 1823 in Virginia.
    Person ID I221  Tree_2_McCallroots
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2019 

    Father McCall, Robert,   b. 1752, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1820, Burke County (Now Caldwell County), North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Aiken, Elizabeth,   b. 1752, County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1838, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1773  County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence Bef 1775  County Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Clarkstown, Ballyruther 
    • Clarkstown was an estate where, presumably, Robert was a tenant farmer.
    Census 1800  Morgan, Rutherford County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Not certain about this -- Rutherford County abuts Burke and McDowell Counties

      Name: Robert Mccall
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Morgan, Rutherford, North Carolina
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 4
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 6
    Census 1810  Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Name: Rob McCall
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Morganton, Burke, North Carolina
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 4
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Numbers of Slaves: 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 6
      Number of Household Members: 11
    Family ID F126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Holland, Mildred,   b. 27 Nov 1779, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1854, Portland, Auxvasse Township, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [11, 12
    Married 11 Nov 1799  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15
    • Bond dated November 11, 1799; surety: bride's father Peter Holland, Sr.
    Census 1810  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Numbers of Slaves: 3
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 10
    Census 7 Aug 1820  Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Total all persons (White, Slaves, Colored & Other) = 25
      3 FWM <10
      1 FWM 10-15
      3 FWM 16-25
      1 FWM >45
      3 FWF <10
      1 FWF 10-15
      1 FWF 16-25
      1 FWF 26-44
      10 persons engaged in commerce
      4 MSlaves 14-25
      1 MSlave 26-44
      4 FSlaves 14-25
      1 FSlave 45+
      1 MFree colored <14
      8 FW <16
      2 FW >25
      14 ttal FW persons
      10 total slaves
      1 Free Colored person
    Children 
     1. McCall, Peter Holland,   b. 1800, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1867, Reform, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. McCall, Lydia,   b. Abt 1802, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1844, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years)
     3. McCall, Robert Henry,   b. 1 Feb 1806, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1886, Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. McCall, Jane,   b. Abt 1807, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. McCall, Mary Lyle,   b. 21 Feb 1810, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1897, Montgomery County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. McCall, William Stokes,   b. 2 Dec 1811, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1873, Readsville, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     7. McCall, James Elbert,   b. 13 Apr 1813, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1886, Reform, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     8. McCall, Frances,   b. 20 Aug 1815, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1872, Callaway County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     9. McCall, John Meador,   b. 1819, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1863, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     10. McCall, Thomas Fewell,   b. SAY 1821, Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1842 and 50, Franklin County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address:
    probably on a farm near York - 1777 - York County, Pennsylvania
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSettled - Abt 1781 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax list - 25 Mar 1799 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Nov 1799 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax list - 3 Apr 1800 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 200 acres - 1802 - Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1810 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 93 acres - 1817 - Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Aug 1820 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    the old McCall homestead cemetery - 1823 - Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia
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    Link to Google MapsWill - 8 Feb 1823 - Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: on the farm - SAY Jun 1823 - Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The History of Callaway County (pg. 553) states: "William McCall, when a young man, came over from Ireland to Virginia during the last decade of 1700 and was there married some years afterwards to Miss Mildred Holland, of Franklin County." He lived in that county until his death, becoming, in the meantime, a successful farmer and influential citizen."

      His middle initial "S" appears on his gravestone, but I've found no record of the name.

  • Sources 
    1. [S22] McCall Family in Ireland and America, 2.

    2. [S255] McCall Genealogy, The [Goforth], 929.273 A1., pg. 5.

    3. [S878] Virginia Tax Lists - Census substitutes for 1790 & 1800, 1799B personal tax list, pg 13 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S878] Virginia Tax Lists - Census substitutes for 1790 & 1800, 1800B personal tax list, pg 13, line 137 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S525] McCall, John Meador - descendents.

    6. [S285] McCall, Glenn letter with Doug's research, MCCALL_VA_5., pg. 3.

    7. [S892] McCall, William S (1776-1823) FAG #124778988, say June, 1823; 1776–1823; 124778988.

    8. [S255] McCall Genealogy, The [Goforth], 929.273 A1., pg. 4.

    9. [S2010] 1810 US Census - NC: Rutherford County, Series: M32; Roll: 33; Page: 131; Image: 443; Robt McCall.

    10. [S1984] 1810 US Census - NC: Burke County, Morganton; Roll: 39; Page: 353; Image: 00247; Rob't McCall household; 12 May 2015.

    11. [S239] Franklin County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1786-1858.

    12. [S2001] McCall, Mildred - Probate Record, Bundle 17, Box 133; 1 January 1854; Probate Record for Mildred McCall; 23 September 1857.

    13. [S237] Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia, 1624-1915 Marriage Index.

    14. [S242] Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd et al.

    15. [S239] Franklin County, Virginia, Marriage Bonds, 1786-1858, p. 154.
      Surety: Peter Holland.

    16. [S1360] 1810 US Census - VA: Franklin County, Roll: 68; Page: 297; Image: 00573; William McCall; 6 January 2016.

    17. [S1359] 1820 US Census - VA: Franklin County, [none shown]; pg. 155; William McCall; viewed; 4 July 2011.