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William Cannaday (1730 - 1801)

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William Cannaday
Born in St Pauls Parish, Kent, Marylandmap
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Died in Franklin, Virginia, United Statesmap
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4. WILLIAM4 CANADAY (JOHN3, JOHN2, WILLIAM1) was born October 16, 1730, and died Abt. 1801 in Franklin County, Virginia. He married NANCY ANN Abt. 1750. She was born 1735 in Buckingham County, Virginia or England.

More About WILLIAM CANADAY: Property: Bet. 1779 - 1782, Granted land on Runnetbag Creek in Franklin Co, VA from Pres. (then Gov. of VA) Thomas Jefferson (for fighting Indians?)

Children of WILLIAM CANADAY and NANCY ANN are: i. RHODA5 CANNADY. ii. WILLIAM CANNADY, b. Bef. 1750. iii. MISNIER CANNADY, b. 1750; m. SAMUEL UNDERWOOD. iv. JAMES CANNADY, b. Abt. 1755, Patrick County, Virginia; d. March 03, 1817, Franklin County, Virginia; m. ELIZABETH RAKES, 1775; b. 1756, Buckingham County, Virginia or England; d. Bet. September 01, 1860 - 1861, Franklin County, Virginia.

More About JAMES CANNADY: Military service: Served under General Nathanial Green in American Revolution; 3rd Virginia Regiment; Capt. Gustavus Brown Wallace's Company (Source: Floyd Count book) Property: Bef. December 21, 1784, Virginia Land Grant Religion: Baptist

v. SARAH CANNADY, b. Aft. 1757, Virginia; d. 1820, Wilkes, North Carolina; m. JAMES RICHARD RADFORD, Virginia; b. Abt. 1750, James City, Franklin County, Virginia; d. Abt. 1851, Franklin County, Virginia.

More About JAMES RICHARD RADFORD: Burial: Old Radford Cemetery; Turkey Branch; Franklin County, Virginia Property: 1803, Wm. Canady, Sr. & Ann Canaday, Widow & James Radford: Both sides of Turkey Brancy 140 acr. af Mahogany on sd branch in James Radford's line, crossing sd branch to black walnut in George Staton line on top of dividing ridge between Runnet bag and Otter Cree

vi. JOHN CANNADY, b. 1761; m. NANCY. vii. NANCY CANNADY, b. Abt. 1763, Franklin County, Virginia; d. Aft. 1800, Franklin County, Virginia; m. (1) JOHN WARD, Bef. 1786; b. Abt. 1760, Franklin County, Virginia; d. January 1793, Runnet Bay Creek, Franklin County, Virginia; m. (2) JAMES ALLEN, 1793, Franklin County, Virginia; b. Abt. 1770; d. Aft. 1793.




Note: Death Inquisition - John Ward (1760-1793)
Note: William Canaday born 1730
Note: Franklin County Settler's Map (Virginia)
Note: Thomas Jefferson granted land (to grandson of Wm) on Runnetbag (Runnet Bay) Creek in Franklin Co., VA in 1779 and 1782
Note: William Cannaday Sr.
Note: William Cannaday, Sr. 1730 - 1801 exerpt from Bill Putman's geneology page at


  • WikiTree profile Cannaday-37 created through the import of My Tree.ged on Aug 10, 2012 by Jennifer Justice.
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  1. Source: #S-2096946822 Page: Source number: 974.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: JBC. Note: Note: APID: 1,7836::201071

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On 12 Jan 2019 at 13:57 GMT Jorge Gubbins wrote:

Cannaday-19 and Cannady-56 appear to represent the same person because: Same person

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