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William McDonald

Male 1749 - Abt 1808  (58 years)


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  • Name William McDonald 
    Born 21 Nov 1749  Lancaster District, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt Mar 1808  Chester District, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I603946  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

    Father Daniel McDonald,   b. 1723, Inverness, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1797, Fredericksburg Township, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Middleton,   b. 1724,   d. 1768  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1745  Probably Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F596386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Charlotte Massey,   b. Abt 1760,   d. 1812, Chester District, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1777  Lancaster County, SC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Mary McDonald,   b. 20 Jul 1778, Lancaster County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1796, Lancaster County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     2. Thomas McDonald,   b. Abt 1780,   d. Aft 1817  (Age ~ 38 years)
     3. Henry McDonald,   b. 4 Jul 1796, Greenville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Daniel McDonald,   b. 24 Feb 1800, Greenville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F599129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served as a sergeant in Colonel Lacey's Regiment, Marion's Brigade.
      William McDonald is mentioned in Weem's Life of Marion as having red hair
      and being with Sgt Jasper at Fort Moultrie, assisting him in holding up
      the flag after Jasper was wounded. Is listed as a member of Captain Henry
      Lee's troops, 1st Regiment, Light Dragoons, Continental Troops.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3416] DAR Application 72452 of Lottie Brown.