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Samuel McMahan

Samuel McMahan

Male 1779 - 1854  (74 years)

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  • Name Samuel McMahan 
    Born 8 Sep 1779  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1820  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1830  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1840  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1850  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 11 Jun 1854  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11
    Death Certificate - McMahan, Samuel (1779-1854)
    Death Certificate - McMahan, Samuel (1779-1854)
    Buried 13 Jun 1854  Chillisquaque Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Headstone - McMahan, Samuel
    Headstone - McMahan, Samuel
    Probate 23 Jun 1854  Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I1813  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 

    Father Maj. James McMahan,   b. Abt 1734, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1823, Potts Grove, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Mary Murray,   b. 1739, Shermans Dale, Perry, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Potts Grove, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F98  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane "Jennie" Reed,   b. Abt 1783, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1875, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Married 17 Mar 1803  West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 12
    Children 
     1. Polly Mary McMahan,   b. Abt 1804, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1866, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
     2. Jennie Murray "Jane" McMahan,   b. 30 Oct 1805, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1861, Union County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Rebecca McMahan,   b. Abt 1807, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. James McMahan,   b. Jan 1810, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1900, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     5. Margaret McMahan,   b. 26 Feb 1812, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1899, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. William Reed McMahan,   b. 17 May 1814, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1901, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     7. Samuel McMahan, Jr.,   b. 24 Jul 1818, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1906, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     8. Eliza Ann McMahan,   b. 1821, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1885, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     9. John McMahan,   b. 1823, West Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1900, Vineland, Cumberland, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F579  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Samuel McMahan (1779-1854) Will
    Samuel McMahan (1779-1854) Will

    Histories
    Floyd's Northumberland County Genealogy pg 383
    Floyd's Northumberland County Genealogy pg 383
    Biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, NJ
    Biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, NJ

  • Sources 
    1. [S265] 1850 United States Federal Census, Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_804; Page: 100A; Image: 207.

    2. [S403] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Book Title: Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 116 : 1915.

    3. [S127] Pennsylvania, Deaths, 1852-1854.
      Birth date: 1779
      Birth place: Chillisquaque, Pennsylvania
      Death date: Jun 1854
      Death place: Chillisquaque, Pennsylvania

    4. [S403] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, Book Title: Lineage Book : NSDAR : Volume 145 : 1919.

    5. [S298] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    6. [S129] Pennsylvania, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985, Historical Society of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Collection Name: Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records; Reel: 236.

    7. [S294] 1820 United States Federal Census, 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Page: 28; NARA Roll: M33_107; Image: 131.

    8. [S295] 1830 United States Federal Census, 1830 US Census; Census Place: Chilisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Page: 150; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 147; Family History Film: 0020621.

    9. [S296] 1840 United States Federal Census, Year: 1840; Census Place: Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania; Roll: 475; Page: 133; Image: 280; Family History Library Film: 0020551.

    10. [S387] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, Wills, 1772-1907; Index, 1792-1930; Author: Northumberland County (Pennsylvania). Register of wills; Probate Place: Northumberland, Pennsylvania.

    11. [S387] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, Wills, 1772-1907; Index, 1792-1930; Author: Northumberland County (Pennsylvania). Register of wills; Probate Place: Northumberland, Pennsylvania.
      In the name of God Amen. I Samuel McMahan of Chillisquaque township, N orthumberland County and state of Pennsylvania....I give and bequeat h unto my dear wife Jane, two beds and bedding, one cow, two hogs, tog ether with such of my household furniture and kitchen utensels as sh e may chose to keep for her own use. And as I have already made full p rovisions for her comfortable maintenance and support during her natur al life by agreement with my sons Samuel and John dated the tenth da y of February AD 1853. It is my will and desire that she ??? and wil l accept and enjoy the pprovisions so made in lieu of all further devi ses and bequests. And to hearby enjoin upon my two sons Samuel and Joh n the full and faithful performance of said agreement towards their mo ther should she survive me. And astouching (?) all the rest, residue a nd remainder of my estate real personal or mixed of what kind or natur e whatsoever the same may be or whenever situated it-is my will that t he same be sold by my executors herein after named. And the proceeds t hereof, together will all moneys due and owing, to me and all my estat e as aforesaid be divided amoung my children in the manner following t o wit. to Polly, James, William R., Samuel, John and Eliza Ann, to eac h one eighth of the whole of my estate remaining after paying all my d ebts, funeral expenses and legacies herein specifically bequeathed. An d to Jane, intermarried with James Blair. Rebecca intermarried with Sa muel Blair and Margaret intermarried with John Giffens, to each one tw elfth of the whole of my estate as aforesaid. And lastly I...constitut e and appoint my two sons Samuel McMahan and John McMahan to be the ex ecutors of my will hereby revoking all other wills, legacies and beque sts by me therefore made and declairing this and no others to be my la st will and testament...

    12. [S160] Biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, NJ, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=genealogy-glh16701673&h=325&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt.