William Ingles

William Ingles (1729 - 1782)

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Colonel William Ingles
Born in London, Greater London, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of [half]
Husband of — married 1750 (to Aug 1782) in Draper's Meadows, Virginiamap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Ingles Ferry, Tazewell, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Oct 2019 | Created 27 Jun 2014
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William was born about 1729. William Ingles ... He passed away about 1782. [1]

The first European wedding took place in the New River Valley in 1750, when the son of Thomas Ingles married the daughter of George Draper, thus uniting the families of two men who had left Ireland and made their way to Draper's Meadow by way of Pennsylvania. Newlyweds Mary Draper and William Ingles resided for a time in the general area where Smithfield Plantation, Foxridge Apartments, and the Virginia Tech Duck Pond sit today. The young couple-we could call them William and Mary of Draper's Meadow-had two young sons, Thomas and George, when the French and Indian War broke out, part of a huge contest between the superpowers of the time, the French and English empires. In the meantime, Mary's brother, John Draper, married Betty Robinson in 1754, and they had a baby.


  1. First-hand information as remembered by Patrick Gilliland, Friday, June 27, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

See also:

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #101512726
  • DNA and Ingles History
  • Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850; Ancestry Record 7832 #119445; Name: Daniel Trigg; Location: Augusta Co., VA; Notes: This land record was originally published in "Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia, 1745-1800. Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County" by Lyman Chalkley. Description: Witness; Book: 22-142. Page 94. Quote: ... William Christian and Daniel Trigg, executors of William Inglish; Abraham Trigg and Susannah, his wife, late Inglish; Bird Smith and Rhoda, his wife, late Inglish; John Gills (Grills) and Mary, his wife, late Inglish, John and Thomas Inglish, heirs and devisees of William; Henry Harmon, Sr., answers 27th October, 1804, that Obadiah Garwood made the first settlement in 1752. ... William Inglish died in 1782 testate, leaving the land to his daughter Susannah, wife of Abraham Trigg.

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Ingles-195 and Ingles-135 appear to represent the same person because: My error in creating a second William Ingles 1729-1782,
posted by Keith Burke

William is 19 degrees from Claire Nava, 23 degrees from Levi Strauss and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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