Sunday, May 2, 2010


Just grabbed this from:
John McFARLAND 54 SmartMatches
Birth: 4 Feb 1738/39 in Lancaster , PA
Death: 1809 in Haywood County, North Carolina
Father: John McFARLAND b. About 1708 in Ireland
Mother: Mary MONTGOMERY b. 1712 in Lancaster Co., PA

Mary KINDER (Wife) b. in Prob. Bedford Co., VA

Marriage: ABT 1760 in Bedford County, VA


(Lancaster Co., PA)?

Served in the Montgomery County Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War

Virginia Militia. July 1757 John McFarlin 7th Company, Virginia Regiment, commanded by Capt Joshua Lewis. John McFarlin age 18 (5'6" height), of Virginia, a planter, drafted in Richmond.

Land Sale, 20 Oct 1778 from John McFarland Sr. of Russell Parish, Bedford County to John McFarland Jr. of Montgomery County, 367 acres on Reedy Creek (Montgomery County Deed Book A:234).

1784, Jan. 16, Tenn., Greene County John McFarlan entered 228 acres on south side Nolachucky River, opposite mouth of Little Chucky River; warrant 25 June 1784; granted to Joseph McFarland. (Book 1, page 199)

1788, March 25 Greene County, TN Deed, Alexander Outlaw, to John McFarland, for 200 acres on north side of Nolachucky...Witness, William McFarland. (Book 3, page 107).

State of Franklin existed only from 1784 through 1787 and was dissolved into NC and later Tennessee. That part of Tennesse in which John lived became Greene County, and then Jefferson County.

Haywood County, NC was formed from Buncombe County in 1809.

Lived before 1790 in Greene County, Tn, before his nephew Robert, son of Robert moved there. Robert lived in the Bend of the Nolichucky River, short distance west of John McFarland, his uncle.

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