John McBride Family

John McBride was born about 1735 in Ireland or Maryland. He died in Stokes County, NC in 1824, he was 89 years old. In 1782 John recieved a land grant of 200 acres on Reed Creek (Surry Deed Book B, pages 188 and 189). By 1783 John McBride and his wife Elizabeth sold land on Little Reed Ceek (Surry Co. Deed Book C, page 91). He is found on the Stokes County Census of 1790. John and Elizabeth had at least one son, John Jr. who married Henrietta.

First Generation:

Children of John McBride and Henrietta
John McBride (1765-1833) m. Mary Woodruff (1770-1858),
d/o Moses Woodruff and Phebe Marsh
Marey (c.1768-?)
Jane "Jennie" McBride (c.1769-1850) m. John Allen Woodruff (1769)
Wakeman McBride (bef. 1778-?) m. Nancy Slater, d/o John and Sarah Slater
David McBride (c.1783-?) m. Eleanor Ridgeway
William McBride (1786-1851) m. Jane Hill
John McBride (died young)
Ritta McBride

Second Generation:

Children of John McBride and Mary Woodruff
Lydia McBride m. John Cleveland
Moses McBride (1792-1847) m. Elizabeth Hill
Samuel McBride (1793-?) m. Sally Kilgore
Francis McBride (1800-1865) m. Ruth McGee
Hannah McBride (1810-1863) m. Daniel Pafford
Keziah McBride (c1815-?)
Sally McBride (c1824) m. William Gabbard


Children of William McBride and Jane Hill
Alexander McBride (b. & d. 1811)
John A. McBride (1812-by 1893), probably died in Missouri
Mary (Polly) McBride (1817?) m. Johnson Stultz
Elizabeth McBride (1820-?) m. Alexander Williamson
Henrietta G. McBride m. Alexander Hauser
Thomas McBride (1827-?) m. Agnes Rachaels in Shelby Co. AL, 1855
William Wesley McBride (1830-1908) m. Nancy Dull (1829-1907). Who were her parents?
Jonathan L. McBride (1836-1862). Died of typhoid fever in Staunton VA.

(Who is Kesiah McBride, age 52 in 1850, living with the William Hurt family in 1850?)

Note: John Allen Woodruff and Jane McBride had at least one child - Mary (Polly) Woodruff, born 1797,married to Daniel Holloway.

Marilynn Roark is researching the McBride/Woodruff line and would like to correspond with anyone interested in this line of the family. Marilynn's e-mail address is:

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