Family: Hector McNeill / Isabella Murchison (F1922)  [1, 2

m. 1785

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  • Father | Male
    Hector McNeill

    Born  1752/1753  Isle of Skye, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Sep 1842   
    Married  1785  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location

    Mother | Female
    Isabella Murchison

    Born  1760   
    Died  9 Jun 1846  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Murchison | F11607 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    Simon McNeill


    Child 2 | Female
    Anna McNeill

    Spouse  Rouse | F11591 

    Isabella McNeillChild 3 | Female
    + Isabella McNeill

    Born  1790   
    Died  5 Feb 1874   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Seawell Cemetery #297 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Isham Seawell | F0800 

    Child 4 | Female
    + Nancy McNeill

    Born  1790   
    Spouse  John McKenzie | F1020 

    Child 5 | Male
    + Daniel McNeill

    Born  1792   
    Died  1868   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at McNeill Cemetery #154 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Martha "Pratilla" Britt McDonald | F1920 

    Jennet "Jennie" McNeillChild 6 | Female
    + Jennet "Jennie" McNeill

    Born  1792   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Monroe Cemetery #234 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Daniel McKenzie | F1441 
    Married  Nov 1818   

    Child 7 | Male
    + Phillip McNeill

    Born  Jan 1795   
    Died  1876  Prairie County, AR Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sarah Todd | F11481 
    Married  5 Jan 1832  Madison County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 8 | Female
    + Christian McNeill

    Born  1802   
    Died  Bef 01 Sep 1869   
    Spouse  Isaiah Melton | F2083 
    Spouse  Jesse Sanders | F2082 
    Married  28 Dec 1843  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location

    Catherine McNeillChild 9 | Female
    Catherine McNeill

    Born  4 Oct 1803   
    Died  20 Oct 1826   
    Buried    Moore County, NC at Monroe Cemetery #234 Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Deaton | F11593 

    Child 10 | Male
    John McNeill

    Born  1800-1810   
    Died  Bef 7 Nov 1849   

  • Sources 
    1. [S1291] Mac Clabaugh [].
      Southern Campaign American Revolution Pension Statements

      Pension application of Hector McNeil (McNeill) W4285

      Transcribed by Will Graves

      State of North Carolina, Moore County: Court of Pleas & Order Sessions November term 1832.

      On this 18th day of November personally appeared in open Court before the Justices now sitting Hector McNeil a resident of the County & State aforesaid aged Eighty two years who being first duly sworn according to Law doth on his Oath make the following declaration in order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.

      I Hector McNeil volunteered my Services in the Militia in or about the month of March 1780 or 1781 for a Twelve months Servitude and was placed under the Command of Captain William Lightle [William Lytle?] then Commanding the Troops in the County of Cumberland and State aforesaid from thence we marched to Salisbury North Carolina where we Joined the Troops Commanded by Captain Elijah Moore and there were placed under the Command of Colonel John Armstrong we were marched from Salisbury North Carolina to the State of South Carolina where he Joined the Army Commanded by General Green [sic, Nathanael Greene] whose Army was Stationed on the high hills near Ashley River where we remained from the latter part of April until the first of August 1781 from thence I marched under the Command of Major Griffin McRee to Wilmington North Carolina where we remained until sometime in January 1782 when and where I received a written discharge from Major Griffin McRee and a Certificate from Captain William Lightle from thence I returned home during the Ten months which I Served in the Army to which I was attached & for which I am Entitled to a pension for the same had no in the engagement the Certificate and discharge which I received I have lost or mislaid being Illiterate and I have no Documentary evidence of my Servitude but I believe that I can prove my Servitude by William Barrott [sic, William Barrett Esq. and James Matthews the latter of which I well recollect and in the Army and a messmate with me and Served under the above named Officers both of which Persons are living in Moore County and State of North Carolina the Affidavits of which Persons are herewith transmitted.

      Question 1: When and in what year were you born?
      Answer: I was born in the Isle of Skye in the North of Scotland and 1753 or 1752.

      Question 2: Have you any record of you age and if so, where is it?
      Answer: I have no record of my age

      Question 3: Where were you living when called into service? Where have you lived since the Revolutionary War and where do you now live?
      Answer: When Called into Service I was living in Cumberland County North Carolina I have lived since the revolutionary war and Moore County North Carolina where I now live which was taken from Cumberland County.

      Question 4: How were you called into service; were you drafted; did you volunteer, or were you a substitute and if so for whom did you substitute?
      Answer: I volunteered my Service for twelve months.

      Question 5: State the names of some of the Regular Officers who were with the troops where you served, such Continental and Militia Regiments as you can recollect and the general circumstances of your service.
      Answer: The names of the officers & the general Circumstances of my Servitude is embodied in my Declaration

      Question 6: Did you ever receive a discharge from the service; and if so by whom was it given; and what has become of it? Did you ever receive a commission; if so by whom was it signed and what has become of it?
      Answer: I received a discharge which was Signed by Major McRee which I have lost or mislaid I never received a commission.

      Question 7: State the names of persons to whom you are known in your present neighborhood, and who can testify to your character for veracity and good behavior and your services as a Soldier of the Revolution.
      Answer: I am acquainted with Ansel Milton & William Barrett Esq.

      Sworn to and Subscribed the day and year aforesaid.
      S/ Hector Mc Neill, X his mark

      [Ansel Milton, a clergyman and William Barratt, Esq. gave the standard supporting affidavit.]

      [James Matthews gave a supporting affidavit but it is illegibly faint in the version and is not reproduced in the HeritageQuest version]

      State of North Carolina, Moore County
      This day personally appeared before me one of the acting Justices in and for said County of Moore, James Munk, and after being duly Sworn Deposeth & Saith that he is well acquainted with Hector McNeill that in March 1780 or 1781 Mr. McNeil was one of the Army which Marched to Salisbury North Carolina in the troops Commanded by Captain Lightle and from thence we marched to Ashley Hill on River in South Carolina where we Joined the Army Commanded by General Greene where Hector McNeil remained for some time until orders was given by Major McRee to march all the Army who had to serve twelve months to the part of Wilmington North Carolina when I understood they were discharged I have been acquainted with Hector McNeil ever since he now lives in the County of Moore and is a man of veracity & truth and I believe he served ten months as he has sworn in his declaration for a pension this the 20th of August 1834.
      S/ James Munk, X his mark
      Sworn to & subscribed or me the 20th of August 1834
      S/ Jas. McBryde, Chairman of the Moore County Court

      State of North Carolina, Moore County
      I Alexander C. Curry Clerk of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for the aforesaid County of Moore do hereby Certify that under the head (Viz.) Statement of the final Settlement Certificates Issued for the Arrears of pay, Commutation and Gratuity of the officers, non-Commissioned officers and privates of the Late North Carolina Line also of the Balances in Specie, for pay and Subsistence in the year 1782 and 1783 taken from the original Books and Vouchers of Robert Fenner Esq., late agent for Delivering the said Certificates and paying the Specie to the said officers and Soldiers by Abishai Thomas, Agent for settling the accounts of North Carolina with the United States --
      Payments in 1782 to the 12 months Drafts -- the name of the applicant Hector McNeil appears on the rolls under the above stated head ?
      Given under my hand and seal of office this 4th day of September A.D. 1834.
      S/ A. C. Curry, C. C. C.

      [Isabella McNeill, widow aged 85 as of July 29, 1845 when she filed for a widow's pension; she states in her petition her husband died September 8, 1842; that her maiden name was Isabella Murchison; that they were married in Moore County in 1785.]

    2. [S1329] Chronicles and Records of Bensalem Church, Eagle Springs, Moore County, NC.