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William Carroll (1711 - 1782)

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William Carroll
Born in Limerick, Limerick, Irelandmap
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Brother of
Husband of — married in Franklin, North Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Granville, North Carolinamap
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It is uncertain when William Carroll was born. His marriage to Elizabeth Jewell and two of their children Jenny (Jeanie) Carroll and Jesse Carroll are supported with the records outlined in the sources section below.

Jeanie Carroll’s christening date was February 18, 1759 at ST JAMES NORTHAM PARISH, GOOCHLAND, VIRGINIA. The actual birth was October 5, 1758. The records show her parents were William Carroll and Elizabeth Jewell.

The DAR Applications shows that William and Elizabeth were the parents of Jesse Carroll.


"Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2014), Thoms. Carrell in entry for William Carrell, ; citing SAINT JOHN,LIMERICK,LIMERICK,IRELAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 874,438.

William Carroll's Will [Granville County, North Carolina, Will Book 1, pp. 355-57]

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William:

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