Looking for information on James Presley's (1783-1870) father William Presley from Virginia

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Ancestry.com has father as William Presley born 1765 Yorkshire, England, died 1835 Russell, VA


Mother listed as Easter Graie born 1761 in Yorkshire, England
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James Allen Presley (b. 1 Aug 1874 in Augusta Co., VA; d. 11 Aug 1872 in Hurricane Creek, Russell Co, VA).  Married Lydia Bridget "Biddy" Hatfield (b. 1792 in Russell Co, VA; d. 1855 in Hurricane Creek, Russell Co, VA.  9 children.


James' father was William Presley (b. 1757, probably in Anson Co, NC; d. 1835 in Russell Co, VA), the son of Andrew Presley (b. 1740, probably in Ulster Co, NY; d. 1820 in Hurricane Creek, Russell Co, VA) and Susanna LNU.


James' mother was Mary Esther "Easter" or "Easterley" Graie Cowen (b. before 1761 in VA; d. ca. 1820, probably in Russell Co, VA).

William and Ester were married on 13 Oct 1780 in Rockbridge Co, VA.

This determined by extensive correlation of entries on Ancestry.com and other sources.

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