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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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Broadus GAINES

CENSUS RECORDS: 1830 Jackson County, Tennessee page #133
GAINES, Joseph V. 1 male under 5, 1 male 5 to 10, 2 males 10 to 15, 2 males 15 to 20, 1 male 40 to 50, 1 female under 5 (Catherine), 1 female 10 to 15, 1 female 15 to 20, 1 female 20 to 30
(and listed right after Joseph is:)
GAINS, Broadis 2 males under 5, 2 males 5 to 10, 1 male 30 to 40, 1 female 10 to 15, 1 female 15 to 20
(and listed right after Broadis is:)
GAINES, Edward 2 males under 5, 1 male 5 to 10, 1 male 20 to 30, 1 female 5 to 10, 1 female 20 to 30

CENSUS RECORDS: 1840 Gainesboro Dist.#2, Jackson, Tennessee page #254
GAINS, Joseph V. 1 male under 5, 2 males 5 to 10, 3 males 10 to 16, 1 male 50 to 60, 1 female under 5, 2 females 5 to 10, 1 female 10 to 16, 1 female 30 to 40
(and listed right after Joseph is:)
GAINS, Broddus 2 males 10 to 16, 2 males 16 to 20, 1 male 40 to 50, 2 females 5 to 10, 2 females 20 to 30, 1 female 30 to 40


James MCMAHAN Sr.

NOTES: His last name as also been found as McMakin and McMachan.

PROBATE RECORDS: Will Book "D" page 220, Rowan County, North Carolina
James McMACHAN. 14 Sept 1787, In the name of God Amen! I James McMACHAN of Rowan County in North Carolina, be in a tolerable good state of health thanks be to God calling to mind the mortalite of the Body, knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and test: Principally & first I recomend my soul into the hands of God: & my body to the earth to be decently buried nothing doubting as at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again. And as such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me in this life I give devise & dispose of the same in the following manner, first I give & bequeath to Susanna my beloved wife all my household goods & all my black cattle & sheep also I give to my sons Samuel & William McMACHAN all my land to be equally divided betwixt them beginning at the middle of the west line & run straight to the east & Samuel shall have the south side & William the north & I also appoint the Samuel McMACHAN & William McMACHAN to executors of this my last will & test: & further my will is that said executors shall pay as soon as convenient they can twenty-five pounds a piece to the rest of my beloved children to John & Thomas, Elizabeth, & James & Mary of which same I appoint William to pay one hundred pounds & Samuel twenty-five pounds & to my son William all my ______ of _____ with I give my bay horse & young mare & waggon - and I will that my beloved wife have comfortable living on the place as long as she lives - I confirm this to be my last will in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 14 day of September 1787 Signed, sealed, declared in presence of us, Lazarus WHITEHEAD Jun., David JOHNSON X, James McMACHAN seal; His will was probated in 1799, in Rowan County, North Carolina.


Susanna HILDERBRAND

NOTES: She was of German descendant.


John MCMAHAN

NOTES: They came to America around 1735 to Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.

PROBATE RECORDS: Will Book "A" page 238, Rowan County, North Carolina
John McMAHAN 31 July 1776, North Carolina, Rowan County, In the name of God Amen I John McMAHAN of the County and Province aforesaid being very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it and calling to mind the mortality of man and that it is appointed for man once to die Do declare this to be my last will and testament and all other will or wills heretofore made by me to be of none Effect but void and of and this to stand in full force and virtue - I first of all recommend my soul to God that gave it me and to the Earth to be buried in decent Christian Burial not doubting at the Resurrection to receive it an imortal Body. I give and bequeath to my Son James McMAHAN Five Shillings Sterling also son Samuel McMAHAN five shillings sterling also my beloved daughter Katherine LARRIMORE five shillings sterling also my beloved daughter Mary MORRISON, five shillings sterling, also my beloved daughter Jane PURSLEY five shillings sterling, also my beloved daughter Agnes ANDERSON a Bond lying in David Kenades hands the sum of thirty five pounds besides Interest except two half Joes I received three years ago, likewise the Interest of a Twenty Six pound Bond that is in his hands. I do impower David Kenedy and Samuel Emit to sell a Tract of land Containing two hundred acres lying on Tom's Creek and to put the money to use for my two Grandsons James and William McMAHAN and I do appoint David Kenedy and Samuel Emet to be my Executors and that out of my estate all my lawfull debts be paid and legaceys left by me Signed Sealed and delivered published and pronounced In presence of William Miller, James Hays, John McMAHAN his mark & seal; NB the above will not administered on in this county the Exrs living in Pennsylvania; delivered to Wm. Anderson


William Henry Clay MCMAHAN

He was 24 in 1850.


John Riley MCMAHAN

He was 13 in 1850 and is listed as John F. instead of 'R'.

MILITARY RECORDS: There is a John R. McMAHAN who served in the Confederate Army Company B, 1st Missouri Cavalry as a private during the Civil War. Also in this same company was a Fred W. McMAHAN and Joseph D. McMAHAN. The 1st Missouri Cavalry was enlisted on December 30, 1861 with the majority of men being transferred from the Missouri State Guard. Following the Battle of Pea Ridge it was transferred East of the Mississippi to serve at Vicksburg. When Vicksburg fell on 4 July 1863, the regiment surrendered and was immediately paroled. Since it was "declared exchanged" on 12 September 1863 it was able to go back into Confederate service. At some point between September 1863 and 4 May 1865 (final surrender at Meridian, Mississippi) it was consolidated with the 3rd Missouri Cavalry regiment. During its service, the 1st Missouri Cavalry served in: Little's Brigade; Gates' Brigade of the Missouri Brigade, Bowens Division and finally in Missouri Brigade, French's Division, Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana. Commanders: Col. Elijah Gates; Lt. Col. Richard B. Chiles; Lt. Col. C.B. Cleveland; Lt. Col. George W. Law; Lt. Col. William D. Maupin; Maj. Robert R. Lawther; Maj. William C. Parker.

CENSUS RECORDS: 7 Sep 1870 Lincoln Twp, Putnam, Missouri page #284, family #57/57
MCMAHAN, John age 32, male, Farmer, $2500 & $450, MO
MCMAHAN, Martha J. age 31, female, Keeps House, MO
MCMAHAN, James M. age 9, male, attends school, MO
MCMAHAN, Sarah L. age 9, female, attends school, MO
MCMAHAN, Mary age 6, female, MO
MCMAHAN, Martha A. age 4, female, MO
MCMAHAN, Minnie M. age 2, female, MO
MCMAHAN, Lauretta age 1/12, female, born in May, MO

CENSUS RECORDS: 1880 York, Putnam, Missouri page #582B
MCMAHAN, John R. head, age 42, married, Farmer, MO unk unk
MCMAHAN, Martha J. Wife, age 41, married, Keeping House, MO TN TN
MCMAHAN, Mary W. Dau, age 16, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Martha Ann Dau, age 14, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Minnie May Dau, age 12, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Laura Ettie Dau, age 10, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Urenia Ellen Dau, age 8, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Virginia Olive Dau, age 5, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, John Calvin Son, age 3, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Wesley A. Son, age 10/12, MO MO MO

He and his family moved to Nebraska by wagon in 1884.

CENSUS RECORDS: 24 Jan 1920 Harrison Twp, Sherman, Nebraska page #244, family #35/35, lived on Gregory Street.
McMAHAN, John R. head, age 81, widow, no occupation, MO MO PA


Martha Jane MULLINS

She was 31 in 1870.

She was 41 in 1880.


James Matthew MCMAHAN

He was 9 in 1870.

He was 19 in 1880, married and had one daughter.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Mary W. MCMAHAN

She was 6 in 1870.

She was 16 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Martha Ann MCMAHAN

She was 4 in 1870.

She was 14 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Minnie May MCMAHAN

She was 2 in 1870.

She was 12 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Lauretta MCMAHAN

She was 1 month old in 1870 and the census said born in May.

She was 10 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Urenia Ellen MCMAHAN

She was 8 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Virginia Olive MCMAHAN

She was 5 in 1880.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Wesley A. MCMAHAN

He was 10 months old in 1880.

23 July 1879 has also been given as his birth date.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Dora MCMAHAN

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Sarah Louise MCMAHAN

She was 9 in 1870.

1 April 1862 has also been given as her birth date.

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


John Calvin MCMAHAN

He was 3 in 1880.

CENSUS RECORDS: 13 Jan 1920 Bartlett Pct, Wheeler, Nebraska page #259, family #61/61
MCMAHAN, John head, age 43, married, farmer, MO MO MO
MCMAHAN, Bertha wife, age 40, married, IA IA IA
MCMAHAN, Cussie dau, age 18, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Kalvin son, age 15, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, John son, age 13, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Bertha dau, age 11, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Joshua son, age 8, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Caleb son, age 8, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Paul son, age 6, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Billy S. son, age 4 3/12, NE MO IA
MCMAHAN, Blossum dau, age 2 4/12, NE MO IA

Birth date from John Riley McMahan Family Bible, info from Patty Bennett.


Bertha L. WILSON

She was 40 in 1920.


Calvin MCMAHAN

He was 15 in 1920.

SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX: Issued in Nebraska.


John MCMAHAN

He was 13 in 1920.

SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX: Issued in Nebraska


Billy S. MCMAHAN

He was 4 years and 3 months old in 1920.

SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX: Issued in Nebraska


Cecil M. MCMAHAN

He was the youngest of 12 children.

SOCIAL SECURITY DEATH INDEX: Issued in Oklahoma


Samuel MCMAHAN

Samuel and William were left all their father's land in his Will in 1787 and were also the executors.

HISTORY: Rowan County, North Carolina History SLFHL Book #975.671 H2h -1991-
William and his brother Samuel inherited 414 acres of land located on Dutchman's Creek from their father in 1799. William inherited the north 207 acres and Samuel inherited the southern 207 acres. William and his wife sold their property in 1806 and moved to Clermont County, Ohio.