William Sullivan

Male 1758 - 1838  (80 years)


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  • Name William Sullivan 
    Born 1758  MD Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1838 
    Notes 
    • 1790 -- Census, Guilford County, NC 495
      Wm. Sullven
      (16+) 1M
      (0-16) 2M
      4F

      1792, Nov 17 -- Deed Book 5 Pages 342-343, Guilford County, NC
      John McAdow deeded William Sullivan [both of Guilford] 100 acres located on South Buffalo adjoining Samuel Hodges and Edward Ryan.

      1794, Oct 11 -- Will Book A Page 309, Guilford County, NC
      Will of John Ryan, dec'd.
      Probated Nov 1794
      Wife: Margaret
      Daus: Ellenor, Margaret, Maryann and Ginnia
      Sons: Robert, John and William
      Executors: Sons Robert, John and William
      Witnesses: William Sillaven and Elenar Sillivan

      1797, May 28 -- Marriage Bond, Guilford County, NC
      Caleb Sullivant and Elisabeth Kirkman received a marriage bond. Wm. Sulivant and William Ryan are listed as securities. Henry Pollack and William Sillaven were witnesses.

      1800 -- Census, Guilford County, NC Page 674
      William Sullivan
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 1M
      (10-16) 2F
      (0-10) 2M 3F

      1805, Feb 1 -- Will Book A Page 366-367, Guilford County, NC
      Will of Daniel Sullevan, dec'd.
      1805, Feb 1 [written] 1809, Nov [probated]
      Wife - Margret
      Sons - William, Daniel, Edward, Florence [dec'd], Caleb, John and Joel Sillevan
      Daus - Maryan, Nancy, and Henney Sillivan, Sarah Shepherd
      Exectors: Andrew Williams and Andrew Russel
      Witnesses: Obed Aydelott, John Ozment, and Winsmore Honren

      1810 -- Census, Rowan County, NC Page 250
      Wm. Sullivan
      (45+) 1M 1F
      (16-26) 2M 1F
      (10-16) 1M 2F
      (0-10) 1M 1F

      1814, Sep 5 -- Deed Book 12 Pages 379-380, Guilford County, NC
      William Siilivan [of Rowan County] deeded Smith Sillivan [of Guilford County] 43 acres located on South Buffalow adjoining Saml. Hodges, Ryan, and Richard Ozment. Robt. Mayben and James Sillivan were witnesses.

      1814, Dec 16 -- Deed Book 24 Page 523, Guilford County, NC
      William Sillivan Senor. [of Roan County], Thomas Stack, Elijah Stack and Levin Stack [of Guilford County] deeded David Stack [of Guilford] 163 acres located on South Buffaloe adjoining John Ryan. Henry Jinkins and William Kirkman were witnesses.

      1820 -- Census, Rowan County, NC Page 326
      William Sillivan
      (45+) 1M
      (16-26) 2F
      (16-18) 1M
      (0-10) 2F

      1830 -- Census, Davidson County, NC Page 240
      William Sullivan, Sen.
      (70-80) 1M
      (60-70) 1F
      (20-30) 1M 1F
      (10-15) 2M
      (0-5) 1F

      1838, May -- Will Book 1 Page 315, Davidson County, NC
      Will of William Sullivan Sr., decd.
      Heirs: son John, son David, and "all children"
      Executor: Son William and son-in-law David Curry
      Witnesses: Daniel Lore and Solomon Lore
    Person ID I225  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2014 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with William Sullivan 

    Father Daniel Sullivan,   d. Bef Nov 1809 
    Mother Margaret 
    Family ID F81  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Smith,   b. Apr 1763,   d. 22 Nov 1836  (Age ~ 73 years)  [2
    Children 
    +1. Smith Sullivan,   b. 8 Nov 1782,   d. 13 Oct 1823, Union City, Union County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. Sarah Sullivan,   b. 6 Aug 1784,   d. 20 Aug 1861  (Age 77 years)
     3. William Sullivan, Jr.,   b. 10 Jan 1788,   d. 12 May 1848  (Age 60 years)
     4. Luvina Sullivan,   b. 31 Jan 1790,   d. 20 Feb 1865  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Joel Sullivan,   b. 1791,   d. Aft 1860  (Age 70 years)
     6. Daniel Sullivan,   b. 28 Jan 1792,   d. 3 Mar 1847  (Age 55 years)
     7. Esther Sullivan,   b. 14 Mar 1796,   d. 14 Jan 1873  (Age 76 years)
     8. Mary Sullivan,   b. 30 Dec 1799,   d. 7 Aug 1870  (Age 70 years)
     9. David Sullivan,   b. 15 Dec 1800,   d. 20 Apr 1879  (Age 78 years)
     10. Eleanor Sullivan,   b. 1802,   d. 1880  (Age 78 years)
    +11. John S. Sullivan,   b. 22 Nov 1804,   d. 13 Aug 1855  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F66  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1838 Will, Davidson County, NC - Will of William Sullivan
    1838 Will, Davidson County, NC - Will of William Sullivan
    1797 Marriage Bond, Davidson County, NC - Caleb Sullivan and Elizabeth Kirkman
    1797 Marriage Bond, Davidson County, NC - Caleb Sullivan and Elizabeth Kirkman
    1794 Will Book A Page 308, Guilford County, NC - Will of John Ryan
    1794 Will Book A Page 308, Guilford County, NC - Will of John Ryan
    1794, Oct 11 -- Will Book A Page 309, Guilford County, NC
    Will of John Ryan, dec'd.
    Probated Nov 1794
    Wife: Margaret
    Daus: Ellenor, Margaret, Maryann and Ginnia
    Sons: Robert, John and William
    Executors: Sons Robert, John and William
    Witnesses: William Sillaven and Elenar Sillivan
    1809 Will Book A Page 366-367, Guilford County, NC - Will of Daniel Sullivan
    1809 Will Book A Page 366-367, Guilford County, NC - Will of Daniel Sullivan

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Lou Spoon [lmspoon@tds.net].
      Eleanor (Sullivan) Fouts, was the only child that lived until 1880 and listed Maryland as both places of birth for her parents in the 1880 Census.

    2. [S31] Lou Spoon [lmspoon@tds.net].
      Children of William Sr. and Eleanor (Smith) Sullivan

      Eleanor Smith was born April 1763 in Rowan, Davidson County, North Carolina and died Nov.
      1836 in Davidson Co., NC. She married William Sullivan b 1760, (I'm not sure if he was born in
      Rowan/Davidson Co. N.C. or in Dorchester, Maryland). He died 1838 in Davidson Co NC

      ELEANOR SMITH
      b 1763 Rowan/Davidson Co. NC d 11-22-1836 buried in Fair Grove Methodist Church Cem. NC
      It is believed that William Sullivan Sr. too, is buried in the Fair Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, without a marker.

      Children of Eleanor (Smith) and William Sr. Sullivan-

      1. Smith Sullivan 11-8-1782 born in Rowan Co. NC. died in 1823 Union Co. Indiana
      2. Sarah Sullivan b 8-16-1784 d 8-20-1861 buried in Fair Grove Cemetery, Thomasville, NC and married David Curry
      3. Joel Sullivan b 1786 d 1860 Baptist Minister. Died in Toone, Hardman Co. Tenn buried in Old Sullivan Graveyard, Toone, Hardman Co. Tenn (no marker) married 3 times Lydia Cummins/Cummings, 2nd wife unknown, Nancy Seawell
      4. William Sullivan 1-10-1788 Rowan Co NC d 5-12-1848 Davidson Co. NC married Margaret Jackson and is buried in Fair Grove Methodist Cemetery, Rowan Co NC
      5. Luvina Sullivan b 1-31-1790 buried in Emanuel Reformed Church Cemetery and married George Bowers
      6. Daniel Sullivan b 1-28-1792 d 3-3-1847 burried in Emanuel Reformed Church Cemetery and married Barbara Bowers
      7. Mary Polly Sullivan 1794 d 1874 Morgan Co., Indiana buried in a cemetery that's no longer in existence. Married Phillip Secrest
      8. Esther E. Sullivan b 3-14-1796 d 1-14-1863 Davidson Co. NC buried in Emanuel Reformed Church Cemetery, Davidson Co. NC and married John Reichard
      9. David Sullivan b 12-15-1800 d 4-20-1879 buried in Iva Cemetery, Pike Co., Indiana. 1st wife- Mariah Harryman 2nd wife Thedocia buried in Iva Cemetery
      10. Eleanor Sullivan b 1802 buried in Davidson Co. NC married David Fouts
      11. John S. Sullivan b 11-22-1804 buried in Fair Grove Methodist Cemetery, Rowan Co. NC