I'm always grateful when someone sees my database and contacts me, even if it is to make a correction. Jack Howell contacted me about the death location I had at Rootsweb for David McPheeters, which I had placed as 1784 in Botetourt County, Kentucky.
Obviously, there is no such place as Botetourt County, Kentucky. If he died in Botetourt County, then it had to be in Virginia. If he really died in Kentucky in 1784, the death must have taken place in one of the 3 counties formed in 1780 out of Kentucky County, Virginia : Fayette, Jefferson, or Lincoln.
My source for his death date was a genealogy compiled by Helen Rice McPheeters. Unfortunately, I don't have access right now to this book to look and see where the error lies.Either I wrote the information down incorrectly from the book, or it is cited incorrectly in the book. Right now I'm leaning towards my error!
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