William McCollum

William McCollum

Male Bef 1776 - 1818  (~ 42 years)

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  • Name William McCollum 
    Born Bef 1776  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Mar 1818  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Married Sally Drinnan, dau. of Lawrence Drinnan. Soon after his marriage, he settled near summit of Bucks Mtn about 1798. Children: John, Lawrence, William, Isaac, James, Sarah, Susan, Nancy, Matilda, Rebecca, Ruth. [Their marriages and children also listed.] Was an original member of Stony Ck M.E. Church. Died March 4, 1818 when a branch fell on his head during sugar season. [Price, p.231]
    Person ID I2226  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 

    Father John McCollum,   b. Bef 1756, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1795 and May 1796, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Eleanor "Nelly" (Unknown),   d. Aft Aug 1804 
    Married Bef 1776  [2
    Family ID F745  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah "Sally" Drinnan,   b. Abt 1777, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Apr 1795  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F746  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Historical Sketches of Pocahontas C, Price, Wm. T., (Price Brothers, Publishers 1901), P.231 - DIED MARCH 4, 1818 WHEN A BRANCH FELL ON HIS HEAD DURING SUGAR SEASON. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S46] Bath Co Will Books, HIS WILL, WRITTEN IN 1794, STATES THAT REBECCA, MARGRET, AND SARAH ARE UNDER 18, MEANING THEY WERE BORN AFTER 1776. THEREFORE, HE PROBABLY MARRIED JUST BEFORE 1776. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5] Bath County Marriages, P.10 - APR 14, 1795 - BOND FOR WILLIAM MCCOLAM AND SARAH DRINNEN. SURETY, JAMES DRINNEN. SARAH SMITH CONSENTS. WITNESSES, THOMAS DRINNEN, JOHN DRINNEN, JAMES DRINNEN. RETURN NOT DATED, FOR WILLIAM MCCOLLOM AND SARAH DRINON, BY GEORGE GUTHRIE. (Reliability: 3).