William Elroy Mancill Sr.

1762–24 August 1828 (Age 66)
Sampson Landing, Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life of William Elroy

When William Elroy Mancill Sr. was born in 1762, in Sampson Landing, Marion, South Carolina, United States, his father, Robert John Mansell Sr., was 21 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Pratt, was 17. He married Elsey about 1793, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Liberty, Marion, South Carolina, United States in 1800. He died on 24 August 1828, in Evergreen, Conecuh, Alabama, United States, at the age of 66.

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William Elroy Mancill Sr.
Marriage: about 1793
Susannah Mancill
Nancy Mansell
Margaret Mansell
James Mancill
John Jackson Mancil
William Mancill Jr

Spouse and Children

about 1793
South Carolina, United States


    Susannah Mancill


    Nancy Mansell




    William Mancill Jr


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World Events (8)


Age 14

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 14

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 19

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of English Mansell .2 Possibly also an Americanized form of Spanish Mancilla .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Mancil, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Alabama State Census, 1820-1866
  • 1800 United States Federal Census

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