Jacob Pyatt McCauley, (CSA)

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Jacob Pyatt McCauley, (CSA)

Also Known As: "spelling McCally", "McCalley", "and McCauley at different times."
Birthplace: Marietta, Condado de Washington, OH, United States
Death: June 30, 1901 (69)
Roane County, WV, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Prudence Ann Mitchell
Husband of Cynthia Jane McCauley (Rohrbough)
Father of Cora Ann Riffle / Clark; John J McCauley; Thomas Marion McCauley; William Lee McCauley and Samuel Vincent McCauley
Half brother of Wesley P. Mitchell; Pvt. Melville Valentine Mitchell, (CSA); Ira B. Mitchell; Pvt. Henderson D. Mitchell, (CSA); Cyrus Edgar Mitchell and 3 others

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About Jacob Pyatt McCauley, (CSA)


Jacob traveled to Hillsboro, Pocahontas County, in 1862 and enlisted in Company C. 17th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States of America. While recruiting behind enemy lines, he was arrested by Union troops in Roane County, Virginia, in October 1863 and was sent to Military Prison at Wheeling, Virginia (Atheneum Prison), then to Camp Chase at Columbus, Ohio, and then to Fort Delaware, Delaware. he was released after taking the Oath of Allegiance on June 20, 1865. Note: Jacob used the spelling McCally, McCalley, and McCauley at different times.

Jacob McCauley Jacob McCauley, the pioneering McCauley in the Orlando area, was a Confederate veteran of the Civil War and lost a hand during that conflict. Prior to acquiring the lands of W. M. Riffle in 1866, which consisted originally of 221 acres on what would later become McCauley Run, but was first known as the “First right fork of Oil Creek,” Jacob farmed in the Roanoke area. Jacob and his wife, the former Cynthia Rohrbough, were the parents of at least ten children: Cora who married Draper Riffle; John J. who died in infancy; Thomas Marion who married Mary Taggart; William who married Lucy Hinkle; Samuel who married Cecilia Murphy; Jonathan Hedges who married Minnie Taggart; Amos who married Anna Crawford; Idena who married John Solomon Heater; Luella who married Benjamin Hinkle; and Clara who died in infancy.

The Jacob McCauley lands at his death were divided between his children William, Amos, Luella, Hedge, and grand-daughter Eva, each of whom received approximately 65 acres on McCauley Run.




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Jacob Pyatt McCauley, (CSA)'s Timeline

March 13, 1832
Marietta, Condado de Washington, OH, United States
August 20, 1860
Braxton County, West Virginia, United States
January 26, 1862
Braxton County, West Virginia, United States
November 9, 1864
Lewis County, West Virginia, United States
December 26, 1866
Braxton County, West Virginia, United States
May 29, 1868
Braxton County, West Virginia, United States
June 30, 1901
Age 69
Roane County, WV, United States