BRUCE, STEWART, MACDONALD MACKGEHEE, MCGEE
Generation No. 1
1. First King of Scotland Robert I1 Bruce was born July 11, 1274, and died June 07, 1329. He married (1) Elizabeth DeBurgh. He married (2) Isabella Of Mar.
Notes for First King of Scotland Robert I Bruce:
Bruce, Robert (1274-1329), liberator, and, as Robert I, King of Scotland (1306-29). He was originally named Robert de Bruce, and to distinguish him from his father and grandfather, who had the same name, he is often referred to as Robert de Bruce VIII. He is also called Robert the Bruce. As earl of Carrick he paid homage to King Edward I of England, who, in 1296, defeated King John de Baliol and thereafter refused to acknowledge another King of Scotland. Bruce later abandoned Edward's cause and joined other Scottish leaders in taking up arms for the independence of his country. In 1299, the year after the Scottish patriot Sir William Wallace was defeated by Edward at Falkirk, Bruce, then still in favor with Edward, was made one of the four regents who ruled the kingdom in the name of Baliol. In 1305 he was one of those consulted in the decision to make Scotland a province of England. In 1306 he met an old enemy, the Scottish patriot John Comyn (died 1306), who was the nephew of Baliol; a quarrel occurred, and Bruce stabbed Comyn. Bruce proclaimed his right to the throne, and on March 27, 1306, he was crowned king at Scone.
Bruce was deposed, however, in 1307 by Edward's army and forced to flee to the highlands and then to the little island of Rathlin on the coast of Antrim (now in Northern Ireland). In his absence all his estates were confiscated, and he and his followers were excommunicated. He continued to recruit followers, however, and in less than two years he wrested nearly all of Scotland from the English. Bruce again defeated the English in 1314 in the Battle of Bannockburn (see Bannockburn, Battle of), twice invaded England, and in 1323 concluded with King Edward II of England a truce for 13 years. After the accession of King Edward III in 1327, war again broke out, and the Scots won again. In 1328 they secured a treaty recognizing the independence of Scotland and the right of Bruce to the throne.
In his later years Bruce was stricken with leprosy and lived in seclusion at Cardross Castle, on the northern shore of the Firth of Clyde, where he died. He was succeeded by his son, David II. Bruce's nephew, Robert II, who succeeded David, was the first king of the Stuart house of English and Scottish royalty.
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Wallace, Sir William (1272?-1305), Scottish national hero. The only source of information concerning his early life is a 15th-century biographical poem by the Scottish poet Henry the Minstrel (flourished 1470-92), who was known as Blind Harry. According to this work Wallace was outlawed by the English because of a quarrel that resulted in the death of an Englishman. He subsequently burned an English garrison and led an attack upon the English justiciar, an officer for the king, at Scone, Scotland. In 1297 his name appeared in a treaty of submission to England that was signed by the Scottish nobles who took part in his rebellion. Wallace captured many English fortresses north of the Forth River, and on September 11, 1297, in the Battle of Stirling Bridge, he inflicted a severe defeat on English forces attempting to cross the Forth. He was then elected to the office of guardian of the kingdom. In 1298 Scotland was invaded by a large English force led by the English king Edward I. On July 22, 1298, Edward defeated Wallace's army in the Battle of Falkirk, and Wallace was forced into hiding. He lived in France for a time but returned and was captured near Glasgow by the Scottish knight Sir John de Menteith (died after 1329). He was brought to London, tried for treason, and executed.
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Child of Robert Bruce and Elizabeth DeBurgh is:
2 i. David II2 Bruce, born 1324; died 1371. He married Joanna.
Child of Robert Bruce and Isabella Mar is:
+ 3 i. Princess Marjorie2 Bruce, born Abt. 1297; died 1316.
Generation No. 2
3. Princess Marjorie2 Bruce (Robert I1) was born Abt. 1297, and died 1316. She married High Steward Walter Stewart, son of James Steward. He was born 1293, and died 1326.
Child of Marjorie Bruce and Walter Stewart is:
+ 4 i. Duke of Albany Robert II3 Stuart, born March 02, 1315/16 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; died May 13, 1390 in Dundonald Castle Ayrshire, Scotland.
Generation No. 3
4. Duke of Albany Robert II3 Stuart (Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born March 02, 1315/16 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, and died May 13, 1390 in Dundonald Castle Ayrshire, Scotland. He married (1) Euphemia. He married (2) Countess of Moray Leslie. He married (3) Elizabeth of Mure Rowallen Abt. 1347.
Notes for Duke of Albany Robert II Stuart:
Was in command of the second division of the Scotch Army at Halidon Hill, and
was one of the few who escaped the carnage of that disastrous day.
See EuropÃ¤isch Stammtafeln Bund II tafel 69.
There is some confusion over which daughter is which and who are their mothers
which still needs some clarification.
Married ABT 1347 to Mure, Elizabeth of Rowallan
Child 1: Stuart, Margaret
Child 2: Stuart, Robert III (John) of Scotland, King of Scotland, b. 1337
Child 3: Stuart, Walter, Earl of Fife
Child 4: Stuart, Robert of Fife, Duke of Albany, b. ABT 1339
Child 5: Stuart, Alexander "the Wolf" of Badenach, Earl of Buchan 1, b. CIR 1343
Child 6: Stuart, Marjory
Child 7: Stuart, Jean, Lady
Child 8: Stuart, Katherine
Child 9: Stuart, Elizabeth
Married AFT 2 MAY 1355 to Leslie, Euphemia of Ross, Countess of Moray
Child 10: Stuart, David of Caithness, Earl of Caithness, b. ABT 1356
Child 11: Stuart, Walter of Atholl, Earl of Atholl, b. CIR 1360
Child 12: Stuart, Margaret
Child 13: Stuart, Elizabeth (Catherine)
Child 14: Stuart, Egidia
Child 15: Stuart, Isabella
Associated with Leitch, Moira
Child 16: Stewart, John of Bute, Sheriff of Bute
Associated with Cardny, Marion
Child 17: Stewart, Alexander, Canon of Glasgow
Child 18: Stuart, John of Arntullie
Child 19: Stuart, James of Kinfauns
Child 20: Stuart, Walter
Child 21: Stewart, John of Burley, Lord of Burley
Child 22: Stewart, John of Cairdney, Sir
Child 23: Stuart, Alexander of Inverlunan, Sir
Child 24: Stuart, Thomas, Dean of Dunkeld
Children of Robert Stuart and Euphemia are:
5 i. Walter Of Athol4 Stuart.
6 ii. David Of Strathearn Stuart.
Children of Robert Stuart and Elizabeth Rowallen are:
+ 7 i. Margaret4 Stuart.
8 ii. Duke of Albany Robert III Stuart, born 1339.
9 iii. Earl of Fife Walter Stuart.
10 iv. King of Scotland John Robert Stuart, born Abt. 1337; died April 04, 1406 in Rothshay Castle, DunDonald, Ayrshire, Scotland. He married Annabella Drummond March 13, 1363/64.
11 v. Earl of Buchanan Alexander Stuart, born Abt. 1343.
12 vi. Marjory Stuart.
13 vii. Jean Stuart.
14 viii. Katherine Stuart.
15 ix. Elizabeth Stuart.
16 x. Isobel Stuart.
Generation No. 4
7. Margaret4 Stuart (Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) She married Lord of the Isles John MacDonald Aft. June 1350, son of Lord of The Isles MacDonnell. He was born 1326, and died 1387.
Children of Margaret Stuart and John MacDonald are:
+ 17 i. Ian Mor of Tanistier John5 MacDonald, born Bet. 1483 - 1524; died Abt. 1569.
18 ii. John Ian MacDonald, died 1427 in Murdered. He married Marjorie Bissett.
19 iii. Lord of the Isles Donald MacDonald.
20 iv. Lord of Lochabar Alesander Alistair MacDonald.
21 v. Angus MacDonald.
22 vi. Hugh of Glentilt,Thane of Hugh MacDonald.
23 vii. Marcus MacDonald.
24 viii. Mary MacDonald.
25 ix. Elizabeth Margaret MacDonald.
Generation No. 5
17. Ian Mor of Tanistier John5 MacDonald (Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Bet. 1483 - 1524, and died Abt. 1569.
Child of Ian Mor of Tanistier John MacDonald is:
+ 26 i. Donald6 MacDonald, born Bet. 1526 - 1551; died 1643 in Scotland.
Generation No. 6
26. Donald6 MacDonald (John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Bet. 1526 - 1551, and died 1643 in Scotland. He married Lady Janet McKenzie.
Child of Donald MacDonald and Janet McKenzie is:
+ 27 i. 2nd Baron James7 McDonald, born Bet. 1560 - 1577; died December 08, 1678.
Generation No. 7
27. 2nd Baron James7 McDonald (Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Bet. 1560 - 1577, and died December 08, 1678. He married Mary Macleod.
Child of James McDonald and Mary Macleod is:
+ 28 i. Lady Marion8 MacDonald, born 1598 in Achtriochtan, Glencoe, Scotland.
Generation No. 8
28. Lady Marion8 MacDonald (James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born 1598 in Achtriochtan, Glencoe, Scotland. She married Patrick MacGregor, son of Duncan MacGregor and Christian McFarlane. He was born Bet. 1569 - 1598.
Notes for Patrick MacGregor:
Claiming a regal origin, their motto anciently was, "My race is royal". Griogar, said to have been the third son of Alpin, king of Scotland, who commenced his reign in 833, is
mentioned as their remote ancestor, but it is impossible to trace their descent from any such personage, or from his eldest brother, Kenneth Macalpine, from whom they also
claim to be sprung.
According to Buchanan of Auchmar, the clan Gregor were located in Glenorchy as early as the reign of Malcolm
Canmore (1057-1093). As, however, they were in the reign of Alexander II, (1214-1249) vassals of the Earl of Ross,
Skene thinks it probable that Glenorchy was given to them, when that monarch conferred a large extent of territory on that potent noble. Hugh of Glenorchy appears to have been the first of their chiefs who was so styled. Malcolm, thechief of the clan in the days of Bruce, fought bravely on the national side at the battle of Bannockburn. He accompanied Edward Bruce to Ireland, and being severely wounded at Dundalk, he was ever afterwards know as "the lame lord".
In the reign of David II, the Campbells managed to procure a legal title to the lands of Glenorchy;
nevertheless, the Macgregors maintained, for a long time, the actual possession of them by the strong hand. They knew no other right than that of the sword, but ultimately that was found unavailing, and at last, expelled from their own territory they became an outlawed, lawless and landless clan.
John Macgregor of Glenorchy, who died in 1390, is said to have had three sons; Patrick, his
successorâ€™ John Dow, ancestor of the family of Glenstrae, who became the chief of the clan; and
Greogor, ancestor of the Macgregors of Roro. Patrickâ€™s son, Malcolm, was compelled by the
Campbells to sell the lands of Auchinrevach in Strathfillan to Campbell of Glenorchy, who thus obtained
the first footing in Breadalbane, which afterwards gave the title of earl to his family.
The principle families of the Macgregors, in process of time, except that of Glenstrae, who held that
estate as vassals of the Earl of Argyll, found themselves reduced to the position of tenants on the
lands of Campbell of Glenorchy and other powerful barons. It being the policy of the latter to get rid of
them altogether, the unfortunate clan was driven, by a continuous system of oppression and
annoyance, to acts of rapine and violence, which brought upon them the vengeance of the government.
The clan had no other means of subsistence than the plunder of their neighboursâ€™ property, and as they
naturally directed their attacks chiefly against those who had wrested from them their own lands, it became still more the interest of their oppressors to represent to the king that nothing could put a stop to their lawless conduct, "save the cutting off the tribe of Macgregor root and branch". In 1488, soon after the youthful James IV had ascended the throne which the murder of his father had rendered vacant, an act was passed "for staunching of thiftreif and other enormities throw all the realme"; evidently designed against the Macgregors, for among the barons to whom power was given for enforcing it, were Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy, Neil Stewart of Fortingall, and Ewin Campbell of Strachur. At this time the Macgregors were still a numerous clan. Besides those in Glenorchy, they were settled in great numbers in the districts of Breadalbane and Athol, and they all acknowledged Macgregor of Glenstrae, who bore the title of captain of the clan, as their chief.
With the view of reducing these branches Sir Duncan Campbell of Glenorchy obtained in 1492, the office of bailiary of the crown lands of Disher and Toyer, Glenlyon, and Glendochart, and in 1502 he procured a charter of the lands of Glenlyon. "From this period", says Mr Skene, "the history of the Macgregors consists of a mere list of acts of privy council, by which commissions are granted to pursue the clan with fire and sword, and of various atrocities which a state of desperation, the natural result of these measures, as well as a deep spirit of vengeance, against both the farmers and executors of them, frequently led the clan to commit. These actions led to the enactment of still severer laws, and at length to the complete proscription of the clan""
But still the Macgregors were not subdued. Taking refuge in their mountain fastness, they set at defiance all the efforts made by their enemies for their entire extermination, and inflicted upon some of them a terrible vengeance. In 1589 they seized and murdered John Drummond of Drummond Ernoch, a forester of the royal forest of Glenartney, an act which forms the foundation of the incident detailed in Sir Walter Scottâ€™s "Legend of Montrose". The clan swore upon the head of the victim that they would avow and defend the deed in common. An outrage like this led at once to the most rigorous proceedings on the part of the crown. Fresh letters of fire and sword for three years were issued against the whole clan, and all persons were interdicted from harbouring or having any communication with them. Then followed the conflict of Glenfruin in 1603, when the Macgregors, under Alexander Macgregor of Glenstrae, their chief, defeated the Colquhouns, under the laird of Luss, and 140 of the latter were killed. (Details of this celebrated clan battle can be read in the Clan Colquhoun pages).Duglad Ciar Mohr, ancestor of Rob Roy, is said on this occasion to have exhibited extraordinaryferocity and courage.
In relation to the betrayal and melancholy end of the unfortunate chief, Alexander, Macgregor of Glenstrae, there is the following entry in the MS diary of Robert Birrell: "The 2 of October (1603) Allester Mâ€™Gregour Glainstre tane be the laird of Arkynles, bot escapit againe; but efter, taken be the Earle of Argyill the 4 of Januar; and brocht to Edinburghe the 9 of Januar 1604, with mae of 18 his friendis, Mâ€™Gregouris. He was convoyit to Berwick be the gaird, conforme to the earlis promese; for he promesit to put him out or Scttis grund/ Swa he keipit ane Hieland-manis promes; in respect he send the gaird to convoy him out of Scottis grund. But thai wer not directit to pairt with him back agane! The 18 of Januar, at evine, he come agane to Edinburghe; and upone the 20 day, he was hangit at the croce, and ij (eleven) of his freindis and name, upone ane gallows: Himselff, being chieff, he was hangit his awin hicht above the rest of his friendis". That Argyll had an interest in his death appears from a
declaration, printed in Pitcairnâ€™s Criminal Trials, which the chief made before his execution, wherein he says that the earl had enticed him to commit several slaughters and disorders, and had endeavoured to prevail upon him to commit "sundrie mair".
Among other severe measures passed against this doomed clan was one which deprived them of their very name. By an act of the privy council, dated 3d April 1603, all of the name of Macgregor were compelled, on pain of death, to adopt another surname, and all who had been engaged at the battle of Glenfruin, and other maraudin expeditions detailed in the act, were prohibited, also under pain of death, from carrying any weapon but a knife without a point to cut their victuals. They were also forbidden, under the same penalty of death, to meet in greater numbers that four at a time. The Earls of Argyll and Athole were charged with the execution of these enactments, and it has been shown how the former carried out the task assigned to him. With regard to the ill-fated chief so trechously "done to death" by him, the following interesting tradition is related: His son, while out hunting one day, met the young laird of Lamond travelling with a servant from Cowal towards Inverlochy. They dined together at a house on the Blackmount, between Tyndrum and Kingâ€™s House, but having unfortunately quarrelled during the evening, dirks were drawn, and the young Macgregor was killed. Lamond instantly fled, and was closely pursued by some of the clan Gregor. Outstripping his foes, he reached the house of the chief of Glenstrae, whom he besought earnestly, without stating his crime, to afford him protection. "You are safe with me", said the chief, "ahtever you may have done". On the pursuers arriving, they informed the unfortunate father of what had occurred, and demanded the murderer; but Macgregor refused to deliver him up, as he had passed his word to protect him. "Let none of you dare to injure the man", he exlaimed; "Macgregor has promised him safety", and, as I live, he shall be safe while with me". He afterwards, with a party of his clan, escorted the youth home; and, on bidding him farewell, said, "Lamond, you are now safe on your own land. I cannot, and I will not protect you farther! Keep away from my people, and may God forgive you for what you have done!". Shortly afterwards the name of Macgregor was proscribed, and the chief of Glenstrae became a wanderer without a name or a home. But the laird of Lamond, remembering that he owed his life to him, hastened to protect the old chief and his family, and not only received the fugitives into his house, but shielded them for a time from their enemies.
Logan states, that on the death of Alexander, the executed chief, without surviving lawful issue, the clan, then in a state of disorder, elected a chief, but the head of the collateral branch, deeming Gregor, the natural son of the late chief, better entitled to the honour, without ceremony dragged the chief-elect from his inaugural chair in the kirk of Strathfillan, and placed Gregor therein in his stead.
The favourite names assumed by the clan while compelled to relinquish their own, were Campbell, Graham, Stewart, and Drummond. Their unity as a clan remained unbroken, and they even seemed to increase in numbers, notwithstanding all the oppresive proceedings directed against them. These did not cease with the reign of James VI, for under Charles I all the enactments against them were renewed, and yet in 1644, when the Marquis of Montrose set up the kingâ€™s standard in the Highlands, the clan Gregor, to the number of 1000 fighting men, joined him, under the command of Patrick Macgregor of Glenstrae, their chief. In reward for their loyalty, at the Restoration the various statutes against them were annulled, when the clan men were enabled to resume their own name. In the reign of William III however, the penal enactments against them were renewed in their full force. The clan were again proscribed, and compelled once more to take other names.
According to Buchanan of Auchmar, the direct male line of the chiefs became extinct in the reign of the latter monarch, and the representation fell, by "formal renunciation of chiefship", into the branch of Glengyle. Of this branch was the celebrated Rob Roy, that is, Red Rob, who assumed the name of Campbell under the proscriptive act.
Rob Roy was born about 1660, he was the younger son of Donald Macgregor of Glengyle, a lieutenant-colonel in the service of King James VII, by his wife, the daughter of William Campbell of Glenfalloch, the third son of Sir Robert Campbell of Glenorchy. Rob Roy himself married Helen-Mary, the daughter of Macgregor of Cromar. His own designation was that of Inversnaid, but he seems to have acquired a right to the property of Craig Royston, a domain of rock and forest lying on the east side of Loch Lommond. He became tutor to his nephew, the head of the Glengyle branch, then in his minority, who claimed the chiefship of the clan.
Like many other Highland gentlemen, Rob Roy was a trader in cattle or master drover, and in this capacity he had borrowed several sums of money from the Duke of Montrose, but becoming insolvent, he absconded. In June 1712 an advertisement appeared for his apprehension, and he was involved in prosecutions which nearly ruined him. Some messengers of the law who visited his house in his absence are said to have abused his wife in a most shameful manner, and she, being a high-spirited woman, incited her husband to acts of vengeance. At the same time, she gave vent to her feelings in a fine piece of pipe music, still well known by the name of "Rob Royâ€™s Lament". As the duke had contrived to get possession of Robâ€™s lands of Craig Royston, he was driven to become the "bold outlaw" which he is represted in song and story.
Children of Marion MacDonald and Patrick MacGregor are:
+ 29 i. William9 MackGayhaye, born Abt. 1620 in Scotland; died Bet. 1671 - 1712 in VA.
30 ii. Ian John MacGregor.
31 iii. Thomas (James MacGregor) MacGehee, born Abt. 1623 in Scotland; died Bet. 1698 - 1719 in Pennsylvania or New Kent co., Va.
Generation No. 9
29. William9 MackGayhaye (Marion8 MacDonald, James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Abt. 1620 in Scotland, and died Bet. 1671 - 1712 in VA.
Children of William MackGayhaye are:
+ 32 i. William10 Mackgehee, born Abt. 1670 in VA; died December 09, 1748 in Hanover Co., VA.
33 ii. Thomas Mackgehee, born Abt. 1665; died 1727 in King William co., VA.
34 iii. Patrick Maggee, born Abt. 1663 in VA; died Bet. 1724 - 1725 in King George Co., VA.
Generation No. 10
32. William10 Mackgehee (William9 MackGayhaye, Marion8 MacDonald, James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Abt. 1670 in VA, and died December 09, 1748 in Hanover Co., VA. He married Mary Johnson Abt. 1695 in New Kent co., Va. She died Aft. 1751 in Hanover Co., VA.
Children of William Mackgehee and Mary Johnson are:
+ 35 i. James11 Mackgehee, born Abt. 1698 in Hanover Co., VA or New Kent Co., VA; died Bef. October 22, 1774 in Granville Co., NC.
36 ii. Catherine Megehee, born Abt. 1696 in New Kent Co., Va. She married Thomas Butts September 02, 1713 in St. Peters Parish, New Kent co., VA.
37 iii. Samuel Megehee, born Abt. 1701 in Hanover Co., VA; died Abt. 1753 in Hanover Co., VA. He married Mary Lead Ladd.
38 iv. William Jr. Mackgehee, born Abt. 1702 in Hanover Co., VA. He married Elizabeth Maccullough.
Generation No. 11
35. James11 Mackgehee (William10, William9 MackGayhaye, Marion8 MacDonald, James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Abt. 1698 in Hanover Co., VA or New Kent Co., VA, and died Bef. October 22, 1774 in Granville Co., NC. He married Rebecca Rebecka Prewitt December 09, 1721 in Cedar Creek Friends Meeting house, Hanover Co., VA, daughter of Henry Prewitt and Rebecca Dobbs. She was born Bet. 1700 - 1702 in Henrico Co., VA, and died in Granville Co., NC.
Notes for James Mackgehee:
One WFT entry gives his father as Thomas(James MacGregor) MacGehee.
Children of James Mackgehee and Rebecca Prewitt are:
+ 39 i. Holden12 McGhee, born Abt. 1727 in Hanover Co., VA.
40 ii. Nathaniel Nathan Magehe, born Abt. 1729 in Hanover Co., VA; died Aft. October 29, 1803 in Jackson Co., GA. He married Nelly Lynch Abt. 1764 in Granville, NC.
41 iii. Benjamin MeGehee, born Abt. 1725 in Hanover Co., VA; died 1808 in Granville Co., NC. He married Lucy.
42 iv. James Jr. MeGehee, born Abt. 1727 in Hanover Co., VA. He married Ann Abt. 1755.
43 v. John MeGehee, born Abt. 1733 in Hanover Co., VA.
44 vi. Joseph MeGehee, born Abt. 1735 in Hanover Co., VA; died 1793 in Moore Co., NC. He married Mary Chiles.
45 vii. Nancy MeGehee, born Abt. 1731. She married William Adcock 1747 in Albemarle Co., VA.
46 viii. Sarah MeGehee, born Abt. 1737. She married William Campbell.
47 ix. Michael MeGehee, born Bef. 1741.
48 x. Willaim MeGehee, born Abt. 1723 in New Kent Co., Va; died Aft. 1756 in Albemarle Co., Va.
Generation No. 12
39. Holden12 McGhee (James11 Mackgehee, William10, William9 MackGayhaye, Marion8 MacDonald, James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Abt. 1727 in Hanover Co., VA.
Notes for Holden McGhee:
I found a rootsweb worlconnect tree listing Holden mcGehee as son of James MackGehee born about 1698 Hanover Co., VA and Rebecca Prewitt born about 1700 Henrico co.,VA
Children of Holden McGhee are:
+ 49 i. Sarah Sally13 McGhee, born Abt. 1767 in VA; died Bet. 1823 - 1824 in Franklin Co,VA.
50 ii. Merriman McGhee, born Abt. 1772. He married Elizabeth.
51 iii. William McGhee, born Abt. 1774.
Generation No. 13
49. Sarah Sally13 McGhee (Holden12, James11 Mackgehee, William10, William9 MackGayhaye, Marion8 MacDonald, James7 McDonald, Donald6 MacDonald, John5, Margaret4 Stuart, Robert II3, Marjorie2 Bruce, Robert I1) was born Abt. 1767 in VA, and died Bet. 1823 - 1824 in Franklin Co,VA. She married Jacob Stover March 16, 1788 in Franklin Co.,VA, son of Henry Stover and Anna Kline. He was born Abt. 1764 in Franklin Co,VA, and died Abt. 1847 in Coal River, Raleigh Co., VA.
Notes for Jacob Stover:
The cemetery at Workman's Creek sits on top of the mountain, and at the very top is an 8 foot monument dedicated to Jacob Stover and Sallie McGhee. There is a drawing of aa Pioneer Man and Woman on the monument and it reads:
Dedicated to Jacob Stover ca 1767-1844 Sally McGhee ca 1776-1836
and their children are listed as: Jacob Jr. Obediah, Henry, John, Lewis, Francis, Abraham, susan, Sampson, and Jubal.
The following inscription is on the stone:
"Who with great faith in God left their homeland in Franklin Co., VA and settled here on Coal River at the mouth of Lick Run about 1815, and by word and deed set an example for their descendants to follow. We, their many descendants are forever grateful to these, 'true pioneers for the courage they showed and the hardships they faced. It is to these grandparents of us all that we give our greatest honor and our deepest respect"
Subject: Stover, Franklin Co.
Date: Mon, 03 Mar 1997 21:33:53 -0500
Hi Gracie, Here are the Stovers. I found a few deaths in the cemetery
I am sending them also.
Stover, Abraham and Matilda Kingery, May 13, 1839. Sur. Joel Starkey.
Stover, Henry and Ann Starkey, Apr. 8, 1822. Sur. Jesse Starkey.
Stover, Jacob and Sallie McGhee, Mar. 16, 1788. Sur. Holdin McGhee.
Stover, Jacob and Catherine Fisher, Dec. 6, 1858.
Stover, John and Catherine Rankin, Jan. 29, 1829. Minister John Bowman.
Stover, Obediah and Massey Standley, Jan. 12, 1809. Minister, Lewis
Stover, Thos. W., s. Catherine, and Mary J Baley, dau. Henry and
Sept 9, 1853. Minister, John Bowman.
Starkey Cemetery--Located on Rt. 687 .7 mile from Rt. 635.
Stover, Henry, b.Feb. 17,1798, d. Feb. 17, 1815
Stover, Allie Ann, b. Dec. 8, 1835, d. July 12, 1910.
Stover, Polly, b. Jan. 11, 1833, d. Apr 5, 1911.
Mountain View Buriel Park--Located on Rt. 919 approximately 5 1/4 miles
north of Rocky Mount.
Stover, Ellis H., b. Apr. 17, 1903, d. Dec. 1, 1953.
Stover, Lovinia L, b. Apr. 5, 1873, d. Dec.1, 1953.
Stover, George W., b. Dec. 12, 1866, d. Dec. 14, 1950.
Anything else I can do let me know. I don't mind at all.
Children of Sarah McGhee and Jacob Stover are:
52 i. Elijah14 Stover, born Abt. 1789 in VA; died October 08, 1824 in Gallia Co.,OH. He married Mary Polly Scarborough; born Abt. 1788 in VA; died June 21, 1843.
53 ii. Rachel Stover. She married Ezekiel Canterbury January 13, 1823.
54 iii. Obediah Stover, born 1789 in Franklin Co,VA; died 1843 in Raleigh Co.,VA. He married Mary Massea Stanley January 12, 1809 in Franklin Co.,VA; born 1788.
55 iv. John William Stover, born 1793 in Franklin Co,VA; died November 1851 in Raleigh Co.,VA. He married Nancy Harper February 25, 1816 in Giles Co.,VA; born 1793 in SC; died 1896 in Raleigh Co.,VA.
Notes for John William Stover:
JNBrown's information says John was listed as a farmer in 1850 Raleigh Co. census valued at
56 v. Jacob Jr. Stover, born Abt. 1795 in Franklin Co,VA. He married (1) Olive. He married (2) Francis June 03, 1840 in Fayette Co., VA.
57 vi. Henry Stover, born Abt. 1798 in Franklin Co,VA; died Abt. March 1866 in Franklin Co,VA. He married Ann Starkey April 08, 1822 in Franklin Co.,VA; born Abt. 1799 in Franklin Co,VA.
58 vii. Lewis Stover, born 1803 in Franklin Co,VA; died December 22, 1887 in Raleigh Co.,VA. He married Delilah Moles 1839; born 1804 in VA; died April 22, 1887.
59 viii. Francis Fanny Stover, born August 21, 1805 in Fayette Co.,VA; died September 29, 1877 in Raleigh Co.,VA. She married Joseph Harper August 03, 1814 in Giles Co.,VA; born September 16, 1791; died November 30, 1877 in Raleigh Co.,VA.
60 ix. Abraham Stover, born 1806 in Fayette Co.,VA. He married Matilda Kingery May 13, 1839 in Franklin Co.,VA; born 1813 in OH.
61 x. Susanna Stover, born 1807 in Franklin Co,VA; died March 27, 1897 in Raleigh Co.,VA. She married John Williams July 23, 1821 in Giles Co.,VA; born 1802 in Giles Co.,VA; died July 24, 1885 in Raleigh Co.,VA.
62 xi. Sampson Stover, born 1810 in VA; died February 06, 1857. He married Betsey Bailey 1839.
63 xii. Jubal Stover, born 1811 in Franklin Co,VA; died June 06, 1889 in Raleigh Co.,VA. He married Mary Polly Rutroff February 25, 1853; born 1822.