Children Of William Fly and Mary (mnu) Fly
3a. Elisha Fly, Jr. 5 (William 4, John 3, Jeremiah 2, William 1)
Elisha was probably
William’s oldest son, born about 1769 or before, since he did appear in
the 1790 Census for
3b. Rev. John Fly 5 (William 4, John 3, Jeremiah 2, William 1)
According to his tombstone, John Fly was born in 1772. His father was William Fly, but his mother’s identity is a mystery. She may have been an Indian from one of the tribes in the Northampton Co. area. The claim that the Flys were Indian or at least part Indian has been passed down among this John and his brothers, Elisha, Jr. and Jeremiah Fly.
3c. Jeremiah Fly 5 (William 4, John 3, Jeremiah 2, William 1)
Jeremiah Fly was
born about 1774 in
Jesse Turner apprenticed to Jeremiah Fly to learn to be a planter
By 1803, Jeremiah had sold some of his land and was noted in the land Tax lists as having 74 acres. A few years later, he recorded a similar purchase and then a sale of the land...... [Read More]
William Fly Descendant Tree
(bef.1741- ca. 1792/3)
m. Mary _______?
3a. Elisha Fly, Jr. (1769-1840)
m. Eliza ______?
3b. Rev. John Fly (1772-1855)
m. Sarah Jane Trader ca. 1790
3c. Jeremiah Fly (1774-1846)
m. Zilpha Pipkin 1798