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Thomas Connally
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1738
Death: 1820

Revolutionary War

Called "Revolutionary Tom", taught school in Norfolk, VA, married student, Polly Price in Norfolk, later taught in Chapel Hill, NC. (From notes of Bessie Myrtle Caldwell 1950's via Mark Caldwell). Served as private in the 4th troop of Lee's Legion, Continental troops,Revolutionary War. Enlisted Sep 1, 1777 and was transferred to Maryland lines Sept 30, 1777. Donated 100 acres of land in Chapel Hill NC for State
University.
Sources: A Goodgame from Mark Caldwell

Married to Mary "Polly" Price Connally, b.1785, in Virginia and d.1826 in Madison Ga. She is buried unknown.


DAR Research Notes:Name spelled differently in DAR database:
CONNELLY, THOMAS
Ancestor #: A025064
Service: NORTH CAROLINA
Rank: PATRIOTIC SERVICE
Birth: 9-12-1738 RICHMOND CO VIRGINIA
Death: POST 10-17-1796 ORANGE CO NORTH CAROLINA
Service Source: NC ARMY ACCTS VOL XII P 72 FOLIO 4 #3139
Service Description: 1) PAID FOR SERVICES


 
 
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 Children:
  Elizabeth Connally Gaddis (1769 - ____)*
  Mary Connally Strickland (1772 - 1840)*
  David Connally (1776 - 1848)*
  Abner Connally (1777 - 1855)*
  William L. Connally (1788 - 1853)*
  Christopher Columbus Connally (1792 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Death date 1817-1820 is appx.
 
Burial:
Connolly Cemetery
Suwanee
Gwinnett County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: pdeneen
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
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Thomas Connally
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My 4th great-granddaddy too. You passed on a legacy of patriotism that still lives in our family. God bless America!
- Leslie Eileen Jones
 Added: Mar. 13, 2014
Most of this information is unsubstantiated. The donation of property in North Carolina is documented at the University. The death date is obviously incorrect if he was born in 1738 and died at age 82.The DAR and federal records fail to substantiate the c...(Read more)
- Thad Connally Jr MD
 Added: Nov. 9, 2012
You are my 4th great grandfather. Thank you for all your sacrifices. Thank you Pat and Jana for creating this memorial page and adding photos. I believe Thomas and Mary "Polly" had 16 children. I am descended from their daughter Margaret. ludicy@bellsouth...(Read more)
- Cathy Cline
 Added: Apr. 28, 2012
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