from The Family Chronicle and Kinship book of Maclin, Clack, Cocke, Carter by Octavia Zollicoffer Bond
William Maclin, Jr., (3rd), known as Judge Maclin, born in Brunswick County, Virginia (about) 1730-35; married in Brunswick County, Virginia, Sarah Clack, daughter of James Clack; died in Davidson County, Tennessee, March, 1803.
Issue: Eleven children....
a. Anna Maclin, born in Brunswick County, Virginia (about) 1755; married Richard Cross, of Amelia County, Virginia, July 23, 1770. Issue, five children (gen. 5). She died young in Virginia (supposedly).
b. Mary Maclin, born in Brunswick County, Virginia (about) 1757; married William Cocke, of Amelia County, Virginia, March 24, 1772. William Cocke was U. S. Senator from Tennessee in 1796. Issue, eight children
c. Dolly Maclin, born in Virginia (about) 1758; married Captain Jonathan Robertson, brother of General James Robertson, of Tennessee (about) 1778. Issue not known.
d. Sarah Maclin, born in Virginia (about) 1759; married Colonel Elijah Robertson, brother of General James Robertson (about) 1778. Colonel Elijah Robertson was a private in the battle of Point Pleasant, called, by some, the first battle of the Revolution. Issue of Sarah (Maclin) Robertson and Colonel Elijah Robertson, five children (gen. 5).
e. Col. John Maclin, born in Virginia (about) 1760; married Sarah Taylor, daughter of Skelton Taylor, of Jonesboro, Tenn.; died in Davidson County, Tennessee, near Nashville, about the year 1815. He was the first Trustee of Carter County, Tennessee, and the Treasurer of Washington District, Tennessee, in 1800. One son was (gen. 5) Major Maclin. Yet there are court records and official records of a Sackfield Maclin, a James Maclin and a Sarah Maclin living in Giles County and Davidson County in Tennessee, who could have been none other than the sons and widow of Col. John Maclin.
f. William Maclin, born in Virginia (about) 1761; married a Miss Parker, of Virginia (about) 1782; died in Blount County, Tennessee, leaving four sons (gen. 5) and other children. William Maclin was the first Secretary of State and Adjutant-General of Tennessee under Governor John Sevier.
g. Jane Maclin, born in Virginina (about) 1763; married Clack, of East Tennessee. Issue
h. Elizabeth Maclin, born in Virginia, 1765; married General Landon Carter, of Washington County, North Carolina (later called Carter County, Tennessee}, Feb. 2, 1784. Issue, seven children (gen. 5); died in Watauga Valley, near Elizabethton (her geographical namesake), Feb. 27, 1842.
i. Rebecca Maclin, born in Virginia (about) 1767; married Captain James Bosley, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Maryland, Dec. 12, 1783; died without issue in Davidson County, Tennessee, in 1787.
j. Sackfield Maclin, born in Virginia (about 1769; was a noted Indian fighter in Tennessee; died in Davidson County, Tennessee (unmarried), in 1802.
k. James Clack Maclin; born in Virginia (about) 1769; died in Davidson County, Tennessee (unmarried), in 1802. He is believed to have been the twin brother of Sackfield Maclin. They lived together, and "in death they were not divided."