When John Searcy Jr was born in 1727, in Granville District, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Col John Searcy Sr, was 33 and his mother, Phoebe Andersen Hargrave, was 29. He had at least 12 sons and 1 daughter with Annis Annie Williams. He died in 1791, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in North Carolina, United States.
English (Nottinghamshire): probably a habitational name from a place in France, such as Cercy-la-Tour (Nièvre), Cersay (Deux-Sèvres), or Sercy (Saône-et-Loire). Compare Searcey and Sircy .