Lived in Canton, OHspouse: Miller, Nancy (1859 - 1933)
Burial - [place: Vandergrift Cemetery, Vandergrift, PA]
Went by "Jean" Had no children.spouse: Lash, Paul (1907 - 1960)
Had lived in three places prior to Paul's death:
Reddington Shores, FL
She moved back home to North Apollo after Paul's death and bought a house
near her sister Lela on Moore Ave. Died of congestion of the lungs.
Burial - [place: Vandergrift Cemetery, Vandergrift, PA]
Gender not determined
spouse: Shearer, Dora Mildred (1899 - 1983)
Burial - [place: Union Cemetery, Louisville, OH]
spouse: ?, Anne (1755 - 1826)
Burial - [place: Lower Marsh Creek Cemetery]
After the death of this son another son was named William
The Polly Sutton book has the birth 1773, death 19 Nov 1773
William my have married Dorcas first and Rachel second.spouse: Reed, Rachel (*1795 - )
In 1854 William and Margaret moved to Illinois, going to McDonough Countyspouse: Walker, Margaret (*1826 - )
where there were several McGaughey families. William is buried at
Burial - [place: Doddsville, IL]
spouse: Lehmann, Edith (1890 - 1964)
Burial - [place: Elmwood Cemetery, Hammond, IN]
Burial - [place: Crete UP Cemetery]
spouse: Hamilton, Martha Ann (*1844 - )
Burial - [place: Smyrna Church Cemetery]
Alternate year of birth of 1728spouse: McKean, Agnes (1734 - 1804)
Was an active member of the Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church.
Alternate year of birth is 1715. The initial "S" is taken from John's will.spouse: Neely, Mary Jane (*1715 - )
Will of John S. McGaughey, dated 13 Feb 1777, filed Hamilton Bann Township, York Co., PA
In the name of God, Amen, the 13th day of Feb. AD 1777, I, John McGahey, of Hamilton Bann Township, County of York and Province of PA, farmer, being sick and weak of body at present but of perfect mind and memory. Thanks to God for the same, an
calling to mind my mortality and that it is appointed to all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say:
First and principally of all I do give an recommend my soul into the hands of God that gave it and as for my body I recommend it to the dust to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but at the General
Resurrection I shall receive the same by the mighty power of God and as touching such worldly estate as it has pleased God to bless me with in this life, I give devise and dispose of the same in the manner and form following: that is to say in the
first place, that all my just debts and funeral charges be discharged.
Next to Marey, my well beloved wife, I do will, bequeath and allow that she have and enjoy all her body clothes and bed and bed clothes and her chuse of the pots and my walnut chest, a horse or mare at her chusing and her saddle and two cows, which she
pleases to pitch upon, and four sheep, and that my two sons Thomas and Alexander, do build her an house 22 feet in lenth and 20 in breadth and floor it above and below and put a chimney in it and made fit for her to dwell in and that she have a
sufficient quantity of grain for her support and the support of the two youngest, Martha and Marey, while they live with her and also a sufficient quantity of grain and hay for supporting her above named creatures and one acre of flax ground of her own
chusing yearly, and all the above privileges to come of the land of the plantation I now live upon and the Negro boy to work for and attend her and all the above willed privileges to continue and be enjoyed by during the time of her widowhood and no
And to my son, Thomas, I will bequeath and allow that he have and enjoy all that part of the plantation he has formerly enjoyed and liberty to clear a fiel more if he sees cause. During the time of his mother's living on the other end of the
Plantation and then at the time of her decease (or of her widowhood) to have by a division a full and complete half of the plantation I now possess, taking it on the end he now lives upon for his use and his heirs forever.
And to my son, Alexander, I do will, bequeath and allow that he, his heirs and assigns have and enjoy the other half of the plantation on the side I now live upon excepting the privileges above granted during his mother's stay on the premises.
An to my daughter, Jann, I will, bequeath and allow that she receive the sum of one hundred pounds, fifty of which is to be paid by my tow sons, Thomas and Alexander, against the first day of May in the year of our Lord 1778, and the other fifty to be
paid against the first day of May in the year 1780; and to my daughter, Jean, I will, bequeath and allow that she receive the sum of one hundred pounds, fifty pounds of which is to be paid to her on the first day of May in the year 1782 and to be paid
her by my two sons as above.
And to my daughter Marey, I will, bequeath and allow that she receive for her part the sum of one hundred pounds to be paid to her in three equal shares or parts by my two sons, Thomas and Alexander, on full third on the first day of May 1782 and a
second third to be paid on the first day of May in the year 1784.
And to my daughter, Martha, I will, bequeath and allow that she have and receive as per her part the sum of one hundred pounds to be paid to her by my two sons as above in three equal parts or shares, that is to say one full third on the first day of
May in the year of our Lord 1785 and another full third on the first day of May in the year 1786, and the last third on the first day of May in the year 1787.
And further, I will and allow that my two sons, Thomas and Alexander do give equally of their parts to my three grandsons, Thomas's sons, viz: to John the sum of ten pounds to be paid to each of them when they come to the age of 21 years. And to my
daughter Jean's son, now with me, I will and allow to be paid in the same manner as above the sum of five pounds when he comes of age.
And further, I will and allow that the cattle and whole stock now on the plantation be and remain as they now are: Thomas enjoying what he now possesses and the remainder to belong to the other end of the plantation.
And further, I do appoint my well beloved wife Marey, and my son Thomas to be executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making null and void all former wills and testamentary deeds whatsoever. In witness whereof I have set my
hand and seal to these presents the day and year above written.
John S. McGahey (Seal)
Signed and delivered in the presence of
The oath of these three witnesses was taken July 15,1777 before Archibald McClean, Register.
Probate of the will was made on the same date and Thomas McGaughey made executor, an account to be submitted by July 15, 1778.
Sailed to Scotland and married Margaret. From there he sailed to America caspouse: ?, Margaret (*1689 - )
1738. His birth date is estimated based on his first born's date less twenty
years. The death date is based on his will, being after 1749.
He acquired a land grant from John Penn dated Oct 23, 1745 for 250 acres in
Hamiltion, Bann Twp. now Adams Co. PA
Will Book 1750, Book A-12, York Co., PA Courthouse
Will dated 5 Jan 1749
In the name of God, Amen, the fifth day of January, anon dom., 1749, I, William McGaughey, of the township of Hamilton Bann in the county of York in the province of Pennsylvania, being very sick and weak in body but of perfect mind and memory, thanks
be given unto God therefore, calling unto mind the mortality of my body and that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say principally and first of all. I give and recommend to the soul
into the hands of God who gave it and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same by the mighty power of God; 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.
I give and bequeath to Margaret, my beloved wife, the sum of fifty pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania to be raised out of my estate, also the Negro girl, bed and bedding and furniture, a white mare and a dark -couloured colt, saddle and bridle, and
her maintenance, as long as she lives my widow.
I give to my son, John McGaughey, the mill with all the land and appurtenances belonging to the same, as also the mare and colt that goes by his own name, as also the money which he, the said John hath a gond for nine pounds.
I give to my son, James McGaughey, the plantation I now live on and his horse, saddle, and bridle.
I give to my sons, William and Alexander, two hundred and fourteen acres of land, which I bought in Maryland, and two hundred acres joining the same on the Pennsylvania side. Four hundred and fourteen acres of land I order to be sold if my executors
seeth proper and the price thereof to be put to interest for the use of said William and Alexander and to be equally divided between them both. I order also that as much money shall be raised out of my estate as will take out a deed for the two
hundred and fourteen acres in Maryland and also to pay for the surveying of the two hundred acres in Pennsylvania side and that my two sons, viz.: William and Alexander shall not be charged with some or any part thereof.
I give to my daughter Isabella McGaughey fifty pounds to be taken out of my estate, as also a bed and bedding and a horse valued by two neighbors to be worth ten pounds as also a saddle and bridle.
I give the gray colt three years old next spring to my son William. I also give to my son Alexander a bay colt two years old next spring. I order and will that my beloved wife be maintained, as long as she remains my widow, by my two sons, viz.: John
and James, each of them at equal cost and charges in maintaining and building her a good warm commodious house on any part of the plantation that she shall think proper, in case she will not be satisfied to live with any of them. I order the sorrel
horse to be kept still on the plantation as long as he is fit to work. I order that my sons William and Alexander be schooled and brought up, the charges to be taken out of my estate.
I order and will the disposing of my hogs, horned cattle, beds and bedding (not already bequeathed) pewter, and all the household goods to my beloved wife to dispose of the same to my children still as they marries.
I order and will that if any one or more of my children be removed by death before he, she, or they be of age, that his or their share or shares willed and bequeathed, shall be equally divided between the living children named above.
I order that my son, John, shall grind toll free to the rest of my children that shall think fit to go to the same.
I order that my dear wife and all my children shall abide and continue together until the first day of June next ensuing before they divide or separate.
I also give and bequeath to my cousin William McGaughey, five pounds to be paid out of my estate.
I also order that whatever more of my estate remains after what I have willed and bequeathed, that the same be equally divided among my children.
I likewise constitute, make and ordain my well beloved wife and John McGaughey, my son, my sole executors of this my last will and testament and give them full power to sell and dispose of the land bequeathed to my two sons, viz.: William and
Alexander, and the price thereof to put to the best of use, that they, the said executors shall think proper for the benefit of said boys. And I do hereby utterly disavow, revoke and disannul all and every other former wills testaments, legacies and
bequests and executed by me in all ways before named.
Willed and bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament, ordering and desiring that my trusty friends James Agnew and Walter Sharp shall see this my last will duly executed.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day of year above written.
Will McGaughy (seal)
spouse: McGaughey, Thomas Rankin (1858 - )
Burial - [place: Vandergrift Cemetery, Vandergrift, PA]
spouse: Linton, Valarie L. (private)
From Cortez, COspouse: McGaughey, Mary Jo (1936 - 1972)
spouse: Warner, Helen Louise (1918 - )
Burial - [place: Bonaparte, Iowa]
----------child: Morrow, William Alan (private)
Divorce - [date: 1980]
Had three childrenspouse: McGaughey, Samuel W. (1823 - )
She had brothers named Thomas, Samuel, John, and Jackson according to a landspouse: McGaughy, John S. (1711 - 1777)
grant dated 22 June 1765 in York Co., PA
Was a soldier in the Revolutionary Warspouse: McClellan, Ellen (*1795 - )