John Searcy Jr


Brief Life History of John

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.

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Family Time Line

John Searcy Jr
Annis Annie Williams
Luke Searcy
Bartlett Searcy
John Searcy III
Jeremiah Searcy
John Searcy
Reuben Searcy
George Searcy Sr.
Richard Searcy
Daniel Searcy
Richard Anderson Searcy
Anna Searcy
Aaron Searcy
James Searcy

Sources (1)

  • Granville. Will Records 1787–1796

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Children (13)

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (5)

1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 2

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 40

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 47

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

Name Meaning

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 .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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