McAnallys descending from Charles born in 1685 also descend from a 5th century Irish warlord, Niall of the Nine Hostages.

The descendants of Charles b. 1685 have a distant match to a McAnally in Scotland who believes his people were previously in Ireland.

Descendants  of  Elijah McAnally b 1756, grandson of  Charles McAnally b 1685 carry the mutationvalue of 24” on marker DYS481 while the rest of the family has a “25”.

Family Finder testing agrees with the premise that John A McAnally b 1819 (a genetic Jackson) and Frances Marion McAnally b 1841 were half brother sons of William b 1797 & Nancy Poe McAnally b 1803, she being the common parent.