McElroy Family


John Bacon Crenshaw

Source - Find-a-Grave (Memorial #: 83071531)

John Bacon was a Quaker. At Richmond meeting, John B. Crenshaw was the minister. He edited and published the "Southern Friends" for about two years. With his first wife Rachel Hoge whom he married in September 1844 he had eight children. After her death he married Judith A. Willetts on 5 Jun 1860 in Philadelphia PA. and they had six children.

Source - Notable Henricoans Database:

John Bacon Crenshaw, Quaker leader, was born in Henrico County, Virginia. His father, Nathaniel Chapman Crenshaw, was a wealthy planter who freed his slaves when he joined the Quaker church; his mother, Deborah Darby Crew, died soon after his birth. Crenshaw was educated in Richmond schools before attending Haverford School (later Haverford College) in Pennsylvania in 1837. He left after a year, returning to Henrico where he operated a gristmill and served as clerk for Cedar Creek Monthly Meeting in Hanover County, Va. Crenshaw lived on his family homeplace, farming, running a dairy, and investing in the local system of roads. His first wife, Rachel Hoge, died in 1858, and he married Judith Ann Willitts of Philadelphia on June 5, 1860; he had several children by both wives.

Margaret Elizabeth Crenshaw

Never Married

Nathaniel Chapman Crenshaw


William Gilmor

Source: McElroy Genealogical "Green Book"

William died at age 40

Fannie Meredith Jolliffe

Died at age 40

Captain John Jolliffe Sr.

Source: Message Board on - Posted: 5 Apr 1998

My ancestor, Capt John Jolliffe was born at Red House in 1751 and served in the Continental Line during the Revolution, dying of Small Pox contracted on campaign in 1777. His family remained in the Frederick and Clark Counties until after the Civil War at which point my branch moved out to Culpeper, Virginia.

Lydia Hollingsworth

Lydia was a Widower, previously husband last name "Ross"