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William Haley

Also Known As: "Hailey"
Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Death: November 24, 1830 (82)
Elbert, Georgia, United States
Place of Burial: Elbert County, Georgia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Hailey (from Ireland) and Anna Elnora
Husband of Mary Haley
Father of Reuben Haley; John Haley; James Haley; Sallie Mann; Henrietta Haley and 8 others

Managed by: Francis (Frank) Benjamin Fortson...
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About William Haley

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA (Soldier). DAR Ancestor #: A049351

According to "A Family History, Lt. Thomas Fortson 1742-1824" compiled by John Wright Boyd, William was from Mechlenberg Co., Va. William Hailey was a Revolutionary War Soldier. He served in the Continental Army. He drew land in Wilkes Co. Ga. for this service. William also drew land in the land lotteries of 1807 and 1825 as a Revolutionary Soldier. He was also a soldier of The War of 1812. (the above information is from "Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia" vol III p 98). After the Revolution William came to Elbert County (1770 according to information from Joanne B. Haley). He was living on Cody's Creek in Elbert Co Ga. in 1792 (from "Roster of Rev Soldiers in Ga." vol III"). William and his wife Mary sold land on Cooddys Creek on 5-May-1791 to Jimmy Tait of Elbert County. The deed for this sale was registered in Elbert County on 29-January-1793. If the information from the "Roster of Rev Soldiers in Ga." is correct, William Haleycontinued to live in the same neighborhood. The "Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers in Georgia" could be wrong as to the exact year. William and Mary can be placed in lower Elbert County in the 1791-1792 time period. Cody or Cooddy's Creek is probably the Creek known as Cootie or Cooter's Creek today. William's will was made October 2, 1830. In this will he mentions these children: John, Thomas, James, William, Reuben, Mary, Ritta, Tabby, Lucy, Sally, and Betsey. He also mentions in this will the children of Thomas Lane (Rev Sol who drew land in Ga. in 1784).


Burial: Haley Family Farm Cemetery Ruckersville Elbert County Georgia, USA Plot: William and Mary are Buried next to each other in a cow pasture near the family home

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William Haley's Timeline

July 27, 1748
Culpeper, Virginia, United States
June 10, 1783
Age 34
Elbert Co., Ga
June 10, 1783
Age 34
Age 35
November 27, 1785
Age 37
Georgia, United States
January 29, 1793
Age 44
Age 45
Elbert County, Georgia, United States
Age 51
VA/Wilkes Co, GA
Age 52
Elbert, GA, USA