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Randolph Mabry, born about 1774 in Virginia


Randolph Mabry was born about 1774 in Virginia or North Carolina. He is found the the 1800 and 1810 census records of Chatham County, North Carolina. By 1820 he had moved his family to adjacent Orange County where he was still living in 1830. By the time of the 1840 census he and others of his family had moved to Maury County, Tennessee. The "Mabrey" spelling has been fairly consistently used through several generations of this family.The following are the known children of Randolph Mabry. There were probably two or three others.
  1. (Male) Mabrey b 1784-94
  2. Willis Mabrey b 1794-1800 NC; m 13 Feb 1818 Patsy Jones
    1. (Male) Mabrey b 1804-1810 NC
    2. Willis Mabrey b 1815; m Polly _____ in Orange Co NC; (the Patsy Mabrey, age 55 was living in his household in 1850 was probably his mother); living in Hamilton Co IN in 1860
    3. John M. Mabrey b ca 1819 NC; m Polly _____; (1860 IN Hamilton)
  3. (Female) Mabrey b 1790-1800 NC
  4. Francis Mabrey b 1800-1810 Chatham Co NC; m 30 Mar 1818 Martha Wilkey in Orange Co NC (1820 NC Orange; 1830/1840 TN Maury)
    1. (Male) Mabrey b 1815-20 NC
    2. (Male) Mabrey b 1820-25 NC
    3. (Female) Mabrey b 1820-25 NC
    4. (Female) Mabrey b 1820-25 NC
    5. (Male) Mabrey b 1825-30 (this may be Willis P. Mabrey, born ca 1826)
    6. (Male) Mabrey b 1825-30
    7. (Female) Mabrey b 1825-30
  5. Randolph Mabrey b ca 1806 NC; m Lucinda _____; listed as Mis. Baptist Preacher in 1850 census; (1840 TN Maury; 1850 TN Lawrence)
    1. (Male) Mabrey b 1830-35
  6. Oran Aaron Mabrey b 1 Jan 1806 NC; m1 24 May 1827 Mary Rickett Maury Co TN; m2 Mary Dunlap Shipman; d 18 Dec 1893 at Green Forest, Carroll Co AR; he was a Baptist minister. (1840: TN Maury; 1850: R Searcy)
    1. Eleanor Mabrey b ca 1828; m William P. Pugh
    2. Sarah "Nellie" Mabrey b ca 1830; m Alexander N. Copeland; d ca 1880
    3. John Irvine Mabrey b ca 1833 TN; m Frances Catherine Satterfield; d 2 Feb 1865 in a Union POW camp at Rock Island, IL
    4. Randolph Pinkney Mabrey b 5 Apr 1835 TN; m ca 1854 Elizabeth Emaline Satterfield (d/o Gassaway R. Satterfield & Mary Ann Darby) in Searcy Co AR; d 1 Jul 1899
    5. Emily N. Mabrey b ca 1837 TN; m Wade Campbell; d ca 1912 (She and her dau Jane were living with her parents in the 1860 census of Searcy Co AR)
    6. Lucinda E. Mabrey b ca 1840 Maury Co TN; d ca 1860
    7. Samuel E. Mabrey b ca 1842 Maury Co TN; d ca 1850
    8. Robert D. Mabrey b ca 1844 Maury Co TN
  7. (Male) Mabrey b ca 1808 Chatham Co NC
The latest information about Randolph Mabry suggests that he was a son of Cornelius3 Mabry (Charles2, Francis1). If you have additional that might help us positively idenfity him, please contact Don Collins




September 2014