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Lachlan McGillivray Durant

Male 1775 - 1853  (78 years)


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  • Name Lachlan McGillivray Durant 
    Born 1775  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Political 17 Dec 1817 
    Mr. Poindexter also presented petitions of Absalom Sizemoor, Samuel Fisher, Benjamin Fisher, Daniel Randon, Samuel Smith, John Burford, and Richard Turvin, Lachlan Durant, George Stiggins, William Sizemoor, Surmie M-Gee, Leonard M'Gee, Elijah Tcrvin, James Earle, Hardy Reed, William Tuley, Charles Elliott, James Cornells, and Arthur Sizemoor, half blood Creek Indians, praying that their respective titles to lands in the territory of Alabama, may be confirmed in fee simple.

    Ordered, That the said petitions be referred to the committee on Private Land Claims. 
    Died 1853  Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bromley Cemetery, Bromley, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6021  Dickinson
    Last Modified 28 Mar 2012 

    Father Benjamin Durant,   b. Abt 1754, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1813, Fort Mims, Baldwin, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Sophia McGillivray,   b. Abt 1746, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1770  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Arturo O'Neill alleges in a 19 Oct 1783 letter to Josef de Ezpeleta, the acting captain general in Havana, that Sophia was "married to an Indian half-breed named Duran, whose father was French, and they are actually on the road with a good herd of cattle and some forty slaves to settle on the Escambia River eighteen leagues from here." [3]
    Family ID F1603  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hall 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Durant,   b. 10 Mar 1806, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1883, Bagdad, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
    +2. Martin Madrid Durant,   b. 1810, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Baldwin County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     3. Andrew Jackson Durant,   b. 14 Mar 1811, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1909, Bartlett, Williamson, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
     4. Charles Durant,   b. Abt 1812, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Durant,   b. Abt 1816, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1855  (Age ~ 39 years)  [Birth]
     6. Constantine P Durant,   b. Abt 1822, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Aulilia Durant
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F1619  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1853 - Baldwin County, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bromley Cemetery, Bromley, Baldwin, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S336345] A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, Gregory A. Waselkov, (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 40.
      Given as about 1775.

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Year: 1850; Census Place: Division 1, Baldwin, Alabama; Roll: M432_1; Page: 88B; Image: 283.

    3. [S336355] McGillivray of the Creeks, Caughey, John Walton, (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2007), 62.

    4. [S336345] A Conquering Spirit: Fort Mims and the Redstick War of 1813-1814, Gregory A. Waselkov, (Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2006), 37.