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Captain Nicholas Proctor, Sr.

Captain Nicholas Proctor, Sr.

Male Abt 1725 - Abt 1790  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Captain Nicholas Proctor, Sr.  [1
    Prefix Captain 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1725  Brunswick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sic Semper Tyrannis ~ Thus Always To Tyrants
      Northern CardinalAmerican DogwoodFlowering Dogwood

      ~~~ The Old Dominion State ~~~
      Cardinalis CardinalisCornus FloridaCornus Florida
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1790  Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nicholas Proctor
    Captain Nicholas Proctor
    Fort Boonesborough Memorial
    Photo Courtesy of The
    Ellen McMeekin Family Collection
    Nicholas Proctor
    Captain Nicholas Proctor
    Fort Boonesborough Kentucky
    Photo Courtesy of The
    Ellen McMeekin Family Collection
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    Notes 
    • (Research):
      Nicholas Proctor, Sr. 
          "Born 1724 Surry Co., VA, died ca. 1790 KY. Married Nannie Smith about 1754. (Another source says married 1764., Rowan Co, NC. She was born before 1745 in Rowan Co.) She may not have been the mother of all of the 9 or 10 children. He and his five eldest sons came to Boonesborough with Capt. John Holder's Company in March, 1778".
          Mother, Priscilla. Father, Nicholas Proctor.


      Deposition of JOSEPH PROCTOR (taken at Colonel MILLER's Tavern at Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, on August 1, 1803, before. JOHN KINCAID, Justice of the Peace): That he was a resident of this country at time Captain JAMES ESTILL was killed and was' in the engagement with the Indians at the time. Question by plaintiff: Was the battle fought by Captain James Estill in which he was killed, a circumstance of great notoriety in this country at that time? Answer: It was. Question by same: when was the battle fought? Answer: In Spring 1782. Question by same: Was not the place where Captain James Estill was killed a place of as great notoriety as the Mud Lick, or any other noted place out of the settlements at that time? Answer: It was. Question by same: Do you not believe that any persons desirous of knowing the place where Captain James Estill was killed might easily have got such information as might have enabled him to have found the place with ease? Answer: I do. Question by same: How many men was engaged in the battle? Answer: Twenty five. Question by same: were they not collected from different stations in this country? Answer: They were. Question by same: Did you see an Indian kill Captain James Estill? Answer: I did. Question by same: Where was Captain James Estill killed? Answer: He was killed on Hingston Creek about two miles below Small mountain. Question by same: Did you go on the battle ground with others to bury the dead a few days after the battle was fought? Answer: I did. Question by same: How many men do you suppose was in the company with you when you buried the dead on Estill's battleground? Answer: I believe there was between 40 and 50 men. Question by same: Were the men who went with you to bury the dead collected from different settlements in this country'? Answer: They were. Question by same: Did Captain James Estill lay on the same spot of ground when you went on the battle ground to bury the dead that he was, killed on'? Answer: I think he did. Question by DAVID CREWS: Was there any marks whereby the place could be known on the trees or any other marks whereby it could be known now'? Answer: Yes, there was a bend in the creek and a small branch that put in about the place that the battle began which was at a Buffalo crossing on the creek. The branch come in on the east side of the creek. Question by same: How far was Estill killed from the place where the battle first began'? Answer: About 145 steps. Question by plaintiff: Was there not marks of bullets and signs of burying the dead on the battle ground the first of January 1783 where by a stranger might have been directed in such a manner that he might easily have found it? Answer: There was. p.186, Deposition of SAMUEL ESTILL (taken in Madison County on August 1, 1803 before JOHN KINCAID, Justice 0 the Peace): That the event of Captain James Estill's defeat and death was a circumstance of great notoriety in this country as he was killed as this deponent understands on Hingston creek, near Small Mountain, by the Indians in battle.
    Person ID I3061  Proctor
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2013 

    Father Ancestors Nicholas Proctor
              b. Abt 1674, Surry, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1775, Saint Andrews Parrish, Brunswick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 101 years) 
    Mother Pricilla Rogers, Proctor
              b. Abt 1700, Surry, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. d., Date Unknown 
    Family ID F1103  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy Smith, Proctor
              b. Abt 1733, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1809, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Reuben Proctor
              b. Abt 1754, Brunswick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1810, Natchez, Adams, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    +2. Joseph Proctor
              b. Abt 1754, Rowan, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 01 Dec 1844, Estill, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
    +3. Nicholas Proctor, Jr. Married: 2x2x 
              b. Abt 1756, Brunswick, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Jul 1835, Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)
    +4. Little Page Proctor Married: 3x3x 
              b. Abt 1760, Granville, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Nov 1852, McLeansboro, Hamilton, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
    +5. Benjamin Proctor
              b. Abt 1760, Rowan, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 04 Jul 1850, Benton, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
    +6. John Proctor Married: 2x2x 
              b. Abt 1765, Rowan, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt 1847, Howard, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Married: 1x7. Elizabeth Proctor
              b. Abt 1767, Rowan, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. d., Date Unknown
    +8. William B. Proctor
              b. 25 Apr 1775, Rowan, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 May 1834, Callaway, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Married: 1x9. Mary Ann Proctor
              b. Abt 1777, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. d., Date Unknown
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F1054  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1725 - Brunswick, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1790 - Estill, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Shirley Ross Family Records.


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