William &Alexander Leakey/Leckey/Leckie/ etc.
William is first found when he joined the Friends, or Quakers in the Monoquesy meeting in Monocacy Hundred, in Prince George's County Maryland in 1745.
Lackey, William recrq 31-5-1745; dis 27-8-1750 for neglect to attend meetings and removed without cert.
Elizabeth having been issued a cert. by Fairfax M.M. date 8 mo North Carolina and was transferred by that M.M. to Cane Creek M.M. in 1751
26 February 1746
Land Warrant to William Lakey Prince George County, Maryland
In 1747 he purchased 80 acres of land in Prince George County.
In 1750 he married Elizabeth Bray in Frederick County, Maryland.
1750 William and Elizabeth were in Anson County, North Carolina.
Anson County was formed 1750, Orange County 1752, Rowan 1753 and Surry from Rowan 1771
About 1751 William and Elizabeth moved to Anson County, North Carolina.They bought a "plantation" of 600 acres there.
1751 William & Elizabeth Bray Leakey in Dunmore twp. Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Cane Creek Monthly Meeting (Orange County N.C.)
1751-12 Elizabeth (Laky) roc (received on Certificate)
25 August 1751.
Maryland to the Honorable Benjamin Young & George Stewart Esq.
The Lord Proprietary Chief Judges in Land affairs within this Province. The Petition of John Ross of the city of Annapolis Esq.
Lot Patents issued as prayed 2 Oct. 1752
1753William LuckeyFile # 0372 Warrant: unto William Luckey 400 acres on south side Broad, on middle fork of Little River about a mile above the mouth, 29 Aug. 1753. Matt: Rowan (Anson & Mecklenburg Co., N.C.) "North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina
5 February 1755
Orange County, North Carolina
405 acres land on Rocky River, Orange County North Carolina
1755 Tax list Orange County, North Carolina
William Leacky -1 white pole;
Alexander Leakey- 1 white pole
1758 Sold Edward Bray 202 1/2 acres of land from his 405 acres on Rocky River.
Sold 172 acres to Simon Hadley
In 1762 William Leakey was a Witness for a grant of 300 acres to Henry Bray on S. Fork of Ricky (Rocky) River The Brays and Lakeys were neighbors on Rocky River.
1770 Orange County, NCWilliam Lackey a deed from Alexander Lackey, farmers, 40 pounds for 323 1/2 acres current money of North Carolina for land...lying on waters riverby eastmost branch of Eno River: Thomas Lackey, John Woods Register 1770
1771 Tax list Surry Co.,N.C. William Lake
1772 Tax list Surry Co. N.CWilliam Lakel
1774Tax List Surry Co., N.C.William Lakey 1 WP
Henry Lakey1 WP
1775 Tax List Surry Co. N.C.William Lakey 1 WP
1779-9-4 Elizabeth (Lakey) gct (granted certificate to)Deep River M.M. (Guilford Co.,N.C.)
1784 Tax list Surry Co. N.C.John Lakey1 WP (Son )
Elizabeth Lakey 1 WP 122 A.(Daughter )
1785 Tax list Surry Co. N.C.Elizabeth Lakey 1 WP 110(Daughter )
John Lakey1 WP55 A.(Son )
1786Tax list Surry Co., N.C.Elizabeth Lakey110 A. (Daughter )
1786State census Surry Co.,N.C.
Elizabeth Lakey1 white male 21-60
1 white male under 21 over 60
2 white female all ages
(Probably John , Eli ,andeither Sarahor Charityand Elizabeth )
William passed away between 1775 and 1784 in Surry County, North Carolina.Elizabeth last appeared in a 1786 tax list and census for Surry County.