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49. McKinney F. IRION61,70,71,72 was born about 1792 in Wilkes County, Georgia.70 He died on 4 June 1866.70

In "The 4th or 1821 Land Lottery of GA" by Lucas, 1986, McKinney Irions drew Lot #187 in District 16 in Houston Co GA. Lots in this draw were 202 1/2 acres. There's no evidence, he ever lived in Houston Co, but his cousin James M. Holderness did.
Moved to Tennessee by early 1830. Hardeman Co Tn 1840 & 1850 Census. McKinney in Lowndes Co MS in 1860 - sister Parthenia Hayden, willed him her plantation.

William and McKinney Irion were both in Hardeman Co for the 1830 Census. William was listed first with McKinney immediately after. p.362. I did not find them indexed - the name appears to be Ironz.
William 2m -5, 1m 10--15, 1m 40-50; 2f -5, 2f 5-10, 1f 40-50
McKinney 2m -5, 1m 15-20, 1m 30-40; 2f age 20-30

1840, Hardeman Co TN:
McKinney Irons: 2m -5, 1m 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1m 20-30, 1m 40-50. 1f -5, 1f 5-10, 1f 30-40.
Total of 32 slaves declared.

1850, Hardeman Co TN, Bolivar.
McKinney Irons, age 58, Farmer, b. GA. John age 22, b. AL, Elizabeth 19, b. TN, McKinney age 17, b. TN, Cornelia age 14, b. TN, James age 12, b. TN, and Eliza age 8, b. TN

Buried Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes Co MS.

McKinney F. IRION and Cynthia BREWER were married on 21 October 1816 in Elbert County, Georgia.69,70 Cynthia BREWER was born in 1802 in Elbert County, Georgia. She died in 1822 in Elbert County, Georgia. Elaine Oborn, Montgomery, AL, is descended from a brother of Cynthia's. She has in her possession a sampler made by Cynthia Olived Brewer about 1814. A note attached by great-great-niece Adelin Starke Grogan dated 6 Nov 1926 says: "She was born 1802 at the old Brewer homestead in the Flatwoods section of Elbert County, Georgia. She was married in 1820 to Mr. McIrons (sic) a Scotch cabinetmaker. She died in 1822 and was buried in the family cemetery, near the house which is still the original plan."

McKinney F. IRION and Lucy GRAY were married on 3 December 1827.70 Lucy GRAY was born about 1801.70 She died on 11 June 1846.70 Probably buried Bethany Cemetery, Whiteville, Hardeman Co TN

McKinney F. IRION and Lucy GRAY had the following children:

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i.

Dr. John Lewis IRION70 was born on 28 August 1828 in Alabama.72,73 Doctor. Single. Living at home in Hardman County TN in 1850. In 1850, John was stated as born in Alabama.

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ii.

James William IRION was born on 21 December 1829 in Tennessee.73 He died on 3 August 1833 in Tennessee.73

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iii.

Elizabeth Charlotte IRION.

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iv.

McKinney F. IRION Jr..

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v.

Cornelia Parthenia IRION70 was born on 7 March 1836 in Tennessee.70,72 She died on 3 March 1924 in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.70 Buried Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, MS. Middle name from Irion. Never married. Lived with sister, Lucy Neilson, 1880-1920 Census.

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vi.

James William Gray IRION.

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vii.

Lucy Eliza IRION.