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William Liam Cargile

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wilkes, NC
Death: Died in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Cargile; John Cargil; Catherine Cargile and Catherine Cargil
Husband of Margaret Elizabeth Cargile
Father of Lewis Cargile; Mary "Polly" Wood; Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Stailey; Jason Cargile; Elizabeth Wright and 3 others
Brother of Martha A Beavers; Thomas Cargile or Cargill; James Cargile, Sr.; Mary Cargile; Margaret Peggy Cargil and 3 others

Occupation: farmer
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About William Liam Cargile

Denied pension for Revolutionary War service. Was a volunteer horseman or ranger under Captain Joshua Lawson.

Notes

  • A son-in-law of William Cargile filed for the pension due the heirs of William in 1856 from Fentress Co., TN. In his deposition, it states that “from his best information said Carguile resided in Wilks County North Carolina in the year 1780 and that he entered the service of the United States in the Revolutionary War sometime in the month of April of May 1780 for the term of three of six months he is not certain which but refers to the muster rolls as a volunteer on? a horse. Company Commanded by Captain Pierson whose Command of company was attached to a Regiment Commanded by Major McCajah? Lewis and that he remained in the Service of the United States under a Captain Joshua Lawson as a volunteer horseman or Ranger until the close of the war and that he died in Wilks county North Carolina about the 10th of May 1844 or 1845. He is not certain which, and left the following named children to wit Lewis Carguile, Jason Carguile, Joel Carguile, 2nd Jason Carguile, Rebecca Carguile, Polly & Peggy, & Elisabeth as appears from his will which is of record in Wilks Co., N.C. dated the 23rd day of July 1842 that in his last will & Testament he appointed Adam Staly and William Wood Executors who reside in Clinton county Ky “.
  • slaves listed in will: Two negro men, JACH and ELLICH, bequeathed to his sons Lewis and Jason Cargile. A negro girl, EMILY, bequeathed to his son Joel Cargile. A negro girl and boy, JUNE and JULIUS, bequeathed to his daughter Peggy and her heirs. Peggy (Margaret) married Adam Staley (Stailey). Two negro boys, WILLIAM and ALBERT, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth and her heirs. Elizabeth married William Wood. A yellow boy named EDMUND "which I give and bequeath to my worthy friend, Adam Staley, till the said EDMUND is 21 years old and go his security for his good behavior--he is 12 years old...." EDMUND was born ca 1830. Interestingly, Adam and Peggy Cargile Staley had a son named Edmund Staley born in 1834 in Clinton Co., KY.

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William Liam Cargile's Timeline

1763
1763
Wilkes, NC
1779
1779
Age 16
Wilkesboro, Wilkes, NC, United States
1785
1785
Age 22
1789
1789
Age 26
Wilkes, North Carolina
1842
July 23, 1842
- July 23, 1842
Age 79
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

- Two negro men, JACH and ELLICH, bequeathed to his sons Lewis and Jason Cargile
- A negro girl, EMILY, bequeathed to his son Joel Cargile
- A negro girl, MARY, bequeathed to his daughter Polly and her children. Polly was married to William Wood on 26 May 1826.
- A negro girl and boy, JUNE and JULIUS, bequeathed to his daughter Peggy and her heirs. Peggy (Margaret) married Adam Staley (Stailey)
- A yellow boy named EDMUND "which I give and bequeath to my worthy friend, Adam Staley, till the said EDMUND is 21 years old and go his security for his good behavior--he is 12 years old...." EDMUND was born ca 1830. Interestingly, Adam and Peggy Cargile Staley had a son named Edmund Staley born in 1834 in Clinton Co., KY
- Two negro boys, WILLIAM and ALBERT, bequeathed to his daughter Elizabeth and her heirs.

1844
May 10, 1844
Age 81
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States
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