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William McCrory
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1804, Ireland
Death: Nov. 29, 1876
Connersville
Fayette County
Indiana, USA

William McCrory was a son of John McCrory and Lillie Akin McCrory (born 1777 County Antrim, Ireland died 10-23-1843 Fayette Co., IN). His siblings were Robert, Samuel, Margaret, and Jane. William married Melissa J. Iles March 22, 1838 in Fayette Co., IN; their twelve children were: Lillie, Samuel, Robert, Hester, John, Sarah, Margaret, Perry, Mary, America, Martha, and Selina.

1885 History of Fayette Co. pp. 292-293 "...William McCrory was a son of John McCrory, a native of Ireland, where the latter married Lillie Aken, and in 1812 emigrated with his wife to the United States, remaining first in Pennsylvania, whence in 1819 they moved to Fayette County, Ind., where they resided until their death. The mother died October 23, 1843, the father July 30, 1868. They were parents of five children: Robert, Samuel, Margaret, Jane and William. The father of our subject was born in Ireland in 1804, and was brought to this country by his parents when about eight years of age. He also came with them to this county in 1819, and was here united in marriage with Melissa Isles, afterward settling on a farm in Connersville Township, where he died in 1875. His widow is now living on the same farm. Their children were as follows: Lillie, Samuel, Robert, Hester, John, Sarah, Margaret, Perry, Mary, America, Martha and Salina....").

Barrows 1917 History of Fayette Co., IN. p.906: "William McCrory died in 1876, leaving a widow, four daughters and his wife's mother living on the home farm."; p.907 "William McCrory, one of the real 'old settlers' of Fayette county, was a native of Ireland, born on April 12, 1804, and was but six years of age when his parents came to this country. At a very early day in the settlement of Fayette county they came here and settled in the western part of Connersville township, at that time an unbroken forest, and there established their home. William McCrory had a brother, Robert McCrory, who also, in time, established his home in this country, locating in Fairview township, about a mile and a half northeast of Glenwood. He also had a daughter, Margaret Saxon, who lived in Fairview township. William McCrory grew to manhood in Connersville township and on March 22, 1838, married Melissa J. Iles, who was born in Kentucky on January 30, 1818, and who came with her parents to this country, the family settling near Fairview. After William McCrory's marriage he established his home on the farm now owned by Mr. Clark, and there he spent the remainder of his life, his death occurring on November 29, 1876. His widow survived him many years, her death occurring on January 28, 1892."

Centennial History of Rush County IN Vol. 2 1921 p. 346 ("...William McCrory was a farmer of diligent and methodical habits and developed an excellent piece of property. He and his wife were the parents of twelve children, of whom but one now survives, Mrs. Margaret Mount, of Wells county, this state.") 
 
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 Parents:
  John McCrory (1778 - 1868)
  Lillie Akin McCrory (1777 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Melissa J. Iles McCrory (1818 - 1892)
 
 Children:
  Lillie McCrory (1839 - 1915)*
  Samuel McCrory (1840 - 1880)*
  Robert McCrory (1841 - 1918)*
  Sarah McCrory (1848 - 1854)*
  Mary McCrory (1854 - 1896)*
  America McCrory Clark (1855 - 1880)*
  Martha McCrory (1857 - 1911)*
  Selina McCrory (1862 - 1863)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jane McCrory*
  Robert McCrory (1801 - 1879)*
  Samuel B. McCrory (1803 - 1881)*
  William McCrory (1804 - 1876)
  Margaret McCrory Saxon (1809 - 1884)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"William McCrory Born Apr. 12, 1804 Died Nov. 29, 1876".
 
Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Rush County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 06, 2009
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William McCrory
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William McCrory
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