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The Ancestors of Vickie Beard Thompson

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William MCMAHAN

He was a private in the Revolutionary War and served in Captain Alexander Barnett's Company of the Virginia Militia.

He and his brother James were left the proceeds from a sale of a 200 acre track on Toms Creek in his grandfather's Will in 1776.

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. There they raised 3 sons and 3 daughters. William served as Clermont County Justice of the Peace in 1811 and 1812. He farmed 250 acres in Union Township until his death. William and his wife are buried at a private cemetery on the Clutterbuck Farm in Batavia Township.


Rebecca MCMAHAN

She was still unmarried in 1855 when her mother died.


John MCMAHAN Sr.

John, Thomas and James were to have 25 pounds each in their father's Will in 1787.


Sarah BOONE

Niece of Daniel Boone famous explorer.


John MCMAHAN Sr.

John, Thomas and James were to have 25 pounds each in their father's Will in 1787.


Elizabeth BATTLE

She was a widow who had been married to a BRYAN first before marrying John McMahan.


Thomas MCMAHAN Sr.

John, Thomas and James were to have 25 pounds each in their father's Will in 1787.

HISTORY: Extracted from "Portrait & Biographical Record of Lafayette & Saline Counties, Missouri" - Chapman Brothers, -1893- Thomas McMahan was a skillful veterinary surgeon, and had an extensive practice, and his services were sorely missed after his death.

PROBATE RECORDS: Cooper County, Missouri (His was the first Will probated in Cooper County)
In the name of God, Amen, I, Thomas McMAHAN, Senior, of the Arrow Rock Township in Cooper County and State of Missouri, being weak in body, but of sound mind and memory, thanks be given unto God, calling unto mind and mortality of my body, etc., do make and ordain this my last will and testament. That is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hand of Almighty God, who gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the descretion of my friends. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give demise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. First ---- I lend to my beloved wife, Diana McMAHAN, during her natural life, the whole of my estate, real and personal for her own proper use and benefit. Under the care of my executors hereinafter named. Second ---- At the death of my wife, I will that all my personal estate be equally divided amongst my four children herein after named or their representatives. I will that all the children of my daughter, Elizabeth McGEE, deceased, have one childs part equally divided amongst them. I will that my daughter, Mary McMAHAN, have one child's part, which I give to her and her children forever. I give to the children of my son, Samuel McMAHAN, deceased, one child's part of my personal estate to be equally divided amongst them as their property forever. I will that my daughter, Susannah McMAHAN, shall have a child's or forth part of my personal estate to her and her heirs forever. Third ---- After the death of my said wife I give and bequeath unto my son, Thomas McMAHAN, my negro man, Samuel, instead of giving him any part of my personal estate, which negro Samuel, I give to him and his heirs forever. Fourth ---- After the death of my said wife, I give to my son, James McMAHAN, my negro woman, Edey, instead of giving him any part of my personal property, which negro women and her increase after the death of my wife, I give to him and his heirs forever; but in case either of the aforesaid negroes, Samuel or Edey, should die or be lost before the death of myself and wife, and in that case I will that my son Thomas or James, or both, as the case may be should have an equal child's part of my personal estate with the afore named children that are to share my personal estate, or if my negro woman, Edey, should have any living children in the lifetime of myself or wife aforesaid, I leave it to my said children to divide such increase amongst them as they may think fit and proper, or should the personal estate amount to more by valuation at the time of the division, to each share than the value of one of the said negroes then my will is that after each sharer getting the value of one of said negroes the over plus, if any, be equally divided amongst all my children or their representatives as aforesaid. And lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my two sons, Thomas McMAHAN and James McMAHAN executors of this my last will and testament, requesting and enjoining it on them to faithfully execute every part of this my will and make all such dividend with the other heirs as are herein mentioned. And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke, and disannul all and every other testaments, will, legacies, bequests and executors by me in any wise before named, willed, or bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament__ IN WITNESS whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty-first day of January in the year of our Lord 1821. P. S. __ Should myself or wife, or both, become helpless and dependent on our children, I also will that them that takes care of us should be paid for their trouble out of my personal estate before any division is further made. Signed: Thomas McMAHAN. Signed and sealed in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in presence of each other have hereunto set our names, Peyton NOWLIN, Bryan T. NOWLIN, Pewton W. NOWLIN


Elizabeth MCMAHAN

Elizabeth and Mary were to have 25 pounds each in their father's Will in 1787.


James MCMAHAN Jr.

John, Thomas and James were to have 25 pounds each in their father's Will in 1787.

He and his brother William were left the proceeds from a sale of a 200 acre track on Toms Creek in his grandfather's Will in 1776.