Noted events in his life were:
1. Will, 20 Jun 1758, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Will of John McAlester names wife Ann, son Angus McAlester, daughters Catherine McNeill, Florence Phillips, Margaret Shaw, and Jane Cowan. Probated Feb 1761 (Cumberland Co Will Abstracts)
2. Appearance in Document, 23 Oct 1795, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Will of Catherine Gregory names husband Alexr Gregory, brother Angus, deceased. Nephews John McAllister, Alexr McAllister, Neill McAllister, all sons of Angus. Nieces Margaret McAllister and Gennet McAllister, daughters of Angus. Nephews Angus Phillips, Alexr Phillips, John Phillips, John Cowan. Nieces Margaret Draughon, Mary Bassett?, Anna McNeill. Nephew William Gibson. Neice Catherine Gibson. (Cumberland Co Will Abstracts)
John married Ann UNKNOWN.