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adelphia afterwards ahan Alex Alexander Breckinridge Alexander McClanahan Alexander St ander McClanahan Anderson Annals of Augusta Augusta County Betsy McClanahan Blair McClanahan born October Botetourt County Bowyer BROTHER of Robert Captain Robert Charles church Clair Clanahan Colonel Fleming's regiment Colonel Thomas Lewis commanded company in Colonel daughters married died unmarried Eledge Elijah McClanahan eral Andrew Lewis farm founder four children freeholders of Augusta ginia Governor Dunmore Griffin H. M. WHITE History of Virginia homestead House of Burgesses Ireland James McClanahan John Lewis John McClanahan Johnston Kentucky lived Lord Dunmore Lucy Marcle married Dr married Elizabeth married Rev married Thomas Mary McClan McClanahan died mile Nancy Needles 8d nine children North of Ireland November offspring Ohio River Point Pleasant Presbyterian Qt Rum Roanoke County Robert McClanahan Salem Sarah Neely second husband spring Thomas Poage Thomas Tosh Waddell says Walton William Lewis William McClanahan Williamsburg Wilson yd Jeans
Page 17 - several companies of militia and freeholders of Augusta " forwarded to the representatives of the county in the Legislature their "sentiments" on the subject of religious liberty. They demanded that " all religious denominations within the Dominion be forthwith put in full possession of equal liberty, without preference or pre-eminence,
Page 24 - M'Clanahan, to land on the island, which was performed as expeditiously as our small vessels would admit of. On our arrival, we found the enemy had evacuated the place with the greatest precipitation, and were struck with horror at the number of dead bodies, in a state of putrefaction, strewed all the way from their battery to Cherry Point, about two miles in length, with a shovel full of earth upon them...
Page 23 - Instructions were then ordered to be drawn up by the Rev. Alexander Balmaine, Mr. Sampson Mathews, Captain Alexander McClanahan, Mr. Michael Bowyer, Mr. William Lewis, and Captain George Mathews, or any three of them, and delivered to the delegates thus chosen, which are as follows: 'To Mr. Thomas Lewis and Captain Samuel McDowell. — The committee of Augusta county, pursuant to the trust reposed in them by the freeholders of the same, have chosen you to represent them in Colony Convention...
Page 13 - April 5, 1779. Council appropriated stores for this ship. (4) November 3, 1779. M. CLARKSON, Marshal to the Court of Admiralty, represented that he had been violently opposed and insulted in the execution of his office by "Blair McCLENACHAN...
Page 24 - Beating at ten o'clock & four in the afternoon. battle of Great Bridge, near Norfolk, December 9, 1775, in which every British grenadier was killed, without loss to the Virginians.
Page 6 - " in that peace in this wilderness for which their hearts had longed in their native land.
Page 25 - The union between these two families, Lewis and McClanahan, beginning at that early period, has been frequently repeated down to the present time. ' ' Thomas Lewis, the county surveyor, was disqualified for military service by defective vision, but was a man of culture and influence, and held various important positions. He was a member of the House of Burgesses and of the State Convention in 1775, and commissioner in 1777 to treat with the Indian tribes on the Ohio. He died October 31, 1790.
Page 39 - December 1, 1835, having numbered ninety-four years ; his wife survived him two years and died at the same age. (For a sketch of his life, see Foote's Sketches of Virginia, Second Series, pages 108-9.) 7.
Page 10 - after having lived at various places in Staunton, removed to his farm, a mile south of town, now ( 1886) owned by Mrs. Gay and her children.