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William Menefee, Sr.

Posted by sallycz 
William Menefee, Sr.
September 27, 2010 11:46PM
Looking for info on William Menefee, Sr. -
Father of John Menefee (b Dec 10, 1747 in Spotsylvania Co, VA and died Feb 24 1824 in Morgan Co, AL; married Frances Rhodes), William Menefee, Sr. was born between 1720 and 1725 in Culpepper County, VA. He lived in Spotsylvania Co, Orange Co and Culpepper Co in Virginia until about 1778. (Probably in the same place, as counties were being formed withing other counties, etc.) Moved to Henry Co VA before June 1778. Lived finally in Knox Co. TN, where his son, John, preceeded him there with relocation to Knox Co. William died 1797 in Knox County and his will was probated there. Trying to obtain proof of his death, a death record, etc. He was married to Mildred Gaines/Johnston about 1746.) They had the following children:
John, born 12-10-1747 and died 2-*24-1824. Married Frances Rhodes
George, born about 1760, died 12-06-1840 in Talbot Co GA Married (1) Elizabeth Tatum (2) Nancy Collier Hardeman
William, Jr. born abount 1750-55
Nancy - born 1758, died 1840 in Roane Co. TN, married June 26, 1778 to Joseph Carter in Henry Co, VA
Jemima - born about 1746 - 1770, married William Conner
Mildreth or Mildred - born between 1750 and 1775, died after 1820

Trying to obtain proof of his death, a death record, etc.