George Peay of Rockingham Co. NC was the son of Elias Peay of Caroline Co. VA ; see his Rev. War pension file. Elias Peay was the son of Claiborne Peay. A deed dated 2 Sept. 1784, King Wm. Co. VA mentions land of the late Elias Peay, son of Claiborne Peay of St. John's parish. The names Nicholas, Elias & Austin are common in this line.