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Is this new info on William of Skye???!!!!!
Posted by: clarissa sipes jones (ID *****2429) Date: July 30, 2006 at 20:08:24
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I've NEVER seen this posted before. I am soooo excited. Sorry if ya'll already have this info, but I didn't so I am thrilled!!! Found this at Passenger and Immigration Records!

William McCraw
Year: 1776
Place: Virginia
Source Publication Code: 3110
Primary Immigrant: McCraw, William
Annotation: General list of the Highland prisoners taken by Captain James and Richard Barron in the ship OXFORD, and the assignment of them into fourteen divisions to be sent to various counties in Virginia.
Source Bibliography: "THE HIGHLAND PRISONERS. Journal of Committee of Safety June 5, 1776-July 5, 1776; Monday the 24th of June 1776." In Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, vol. 5:1 (July 1923), pp. 59-63.
Page: 62

Highland Prisoners: Does this mean our dear William of Skye WAS the same William in the last Jacobite Uprising in Scotland? IS he THE WILLIAM??? Or could he just have been a soldier under THE WILLIAM?
Donald McCraw as on the same prisoner ship.

Francis and Dancy followed in the year 1777

Dancy McCraw
Year: 1777
Place: Powhatan Co., Virginia
Source Publication Code: 1211
Primary Immigrant: McCraw, Dancy
Source Bibliography: CLAY, ROBERT Y. "Powhatan County, Virginia, Oaths of Allegiance, 1777." In The Virginia Genealogist, vol. 27:3 (July-Sept. 1983), pp. 190-196.
Page: 192

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