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John Carroll (b. Abt. 1664)John Carroll was born Abt. 1664 in Lowlands Of Scotland.
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Joseph Carroll was born in the lowlands of Scotland in 1660, and was a member of the body of Protestants that sought refuge in the north of Ireland at the time of the religious difficulties in Scotland.Joseph Carroll served under the Duke of Schomburg, in the army of William Prince of Orange and participated in the engagement at the River Boyne, for which service he became a beneficiary under the act passed during Williams reign, which granted pensions to the soldiers of the Prince of Orange in the shape of grants of land in the British Colonies of North America.He was given a grant of one league square, which was never laid by him, but descended to his son Joseph and was laid by him in York District, South Carolina, in 1751, more than sixty years after the service was rendered for which it was given.
The following is quoted from the "History of the Carroll Family" written in 1879 by Thomas H. Carroll:
"My great great grandfather, John Carroll, born 1667, joined the forces of William of Orange and was present at the battle of River Boyne, where the kings forces were routed.After the accession of William to the throne, an act was passed and carried into effect during his reign, granting a pension to each soldier of the prince of Orange.
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Record Change: January 01, 2004
Children of John Carroll are:
- +Joseph Sr. Carroll, b. September 15, 1699, Tyrone County, Ulster, Ireland, d. May 17, 1786, York County, South Carolina.