From Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia Vol II
WILLIAM ENGLAND came to America with his parents who came with the Scotch-Irish emigration to Penn. He removed to Md. and in 1760 to N.C. He mar. (1) Elizabeth Willcox (dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth [Cole] Willcox in Penn. They had 1 child, William England, Jr. He mr. (2) Mary Watson of Gloucester Co., N.J. He was in REV. SERVICE for N.C. and together with his brother-in-law John Willcox, was appointed by the Council of Safety of N.C. to carry on the work of Iron Furnace, making cannon and cannon balls for the Government; they were exempted from military, but rendered material aid during the War.
(Ref. Col. Records of N.C., by Sanders, Vol. 10, pages 648-650; Vol. 12, pages 992-996.)
Children by (2) wife:
1. Daniel, b. in Md. about 1752, came to N.C., 1760; mar. in N.C. 1772, Margaret Guinn, b. in N.C. He d. in Burke Co., N.C., 1819. She d. in Habersham Co., Ga., 1840. He was a REV. SOLDIER.
1. Elisha, mar. Eliza Siminaer Erwin (dau. of John and Catherine Erwin).
5. Rachel, mar. John Williams.
NOTE: DANIEL ENGLAND, Revolutionary service record; he served as a worker in the Iron Works, where he rendered material aid, and was exempt by vote of the Congress of N.C. In 1827, his widow drew land in 1827 Land Lottery of Ga. as widow of a REV. SOLDIER. Three other sons of WILLIAM ENGLAND, REV. SOLDIER were: Joseph, moved to Habersham Co., Ga.; John; and Samuel.
A place to gather and share information about the Thomas Willcox and Elizabeth Cole Willcox Family of Ivy Mills, PA. For more information see the Home page link above or contact Deniane Kartchner at Denianek@gmail.com. My husband is a descendant of Thomas and Elizabeth's son James who married Prudence Doyle. Their son John's daughter Prudence married John Christopher Kartchner.
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