McMahans in the American South
1740-1970
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MacMahans in Scotland and Noteworthy Laird s

McMahans in the Thirteen Colonies and Early America, Including Tennessee, below the Mason Dickson Line.

McMahans in
Pennsylvania

John McMahan

Jenny Craig McMahan

John and Jenny McMahan's Children

Archibald  and Ann Payne McMahan and Their Children

Jessie and  Caroline Barrett McMahan and their Children

William Lawrence and Ida Barron McMahan and their Children

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American South

Other Descendents of John  and Jenny McMahan
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St. John's Lutheran Church

Fairview Southern Methodist Church

Wofford College

Deaton Family

                                 


  Pennsylvania References to McMahans and Similar Spellings

McMahan
 
McMahn, (McMahan) Ann, 1755-1834, married Samuel Auchmuty, Capt., North Unberland Co. Pa. Militia (p.310, 1955 Yearbook of Pa. Society of SAR) 
 
McMahan, Barney, Born 1755 Allegheny Co. Pa. Died, 183_ . Married Elizabeth (?), born 176_ in Cork County, Ireland, she died in May of 1849. (Notes of James McMahan, Columbia, SC)
 
McMahan, James, born 1800 in Pennsylvania, married Dec 21, 1824 in Rutherford, Co. N.C. died June 20 1866. His wife was Mary Watkins Lee, born 1805 in NC, died in 1866. (Notes from James McMahan, Columbia, SC)
 
McMahan, James, born 1744, died 1823, served as a captain in Northumberland County Pa. Militia and as baggage master 1778-80. He was born in Ireland and married Mary McCord.DAR vol 83, 1949 Serial 6202.5 N 27 Clemson University Library
 
McMahan, James, d. 1823. Will listed in the Northumberland County, PA Will Index, 1772-1859.
 
McMahan, James, 1734- 1823, Capt Northumberland Militia, Married Mary Murry, 1734-1818( p.597 1955 Yearbook of Pa. Society of SAR)
 
McMahan, James, 4 February, 1755 warranted 150 acres, 12 May 1767 262 acres more, Beal Township, Juniata, Co. PA (History of that Part of the

Susquehanna and Juniata valleys........Edited by F. Ellis and A. N. Hungerford, 1886, pp781-787, on the Juaniata Pa genwebsite)
 

McMahan, James Jr. Lack Township history, lists of assessments for 1776. Once a name was mentioned, the author didn't seem to repeat it for successive years...but the folks were probably still there
 
James McMahon 1767

John McMahon 1773
 

McMahan, John, Capt Northumberland Co. Pa Militia. Son John, Oct. 25, 1789- April 5, 1851. Married to Mary J. Simington on November 13, 1826. (P.189, 1955 Yearbook of Pa. Society of SAR)
 

McMahan, John, married Bridget McManis, 1773, Pa. Marriage Licenses (Pa.Vital Records, Vol. 2)
 

McMahan, John, arrived in America from Ireland ca. 1735, wife Margaret Murry, and 2 yr old son, James. Settled in Lack Twp., Cumberland Co. PA. John died in 1767.
 

McMahan, John, d. 1806. Will listed in the Northumberland County, PA Will Index, 1772-1859.
 

McMahan, John, 5 June 1762, Johnstown Valley Juniata County Beale Township,

Warranted 115 acres of land, had a widow, Margaret. (History of that Part of the

Susquehanna and Juniata valleys........Edited by F. Ellis and A. N. Hungerford, 1886, pp781-787, on the Juaniata Pa genwebsite)
 

McMahan, Joseph, d. 1834, lived in Brownsville, PA, had a son, John, born 1807, died 1889.
 

McMahan, Joseph, b. 1761 PA - Rev War veteran w/pension - married Elizabeth Schryhauser in Pittsburg, PA 1792. Died in the explosion of Moselle riverboat 1838 in Cincinnati, OH. Maybe had brothers James and John, and a sister, Elizabeth (McMahan) Cummings.
 

McMahan, Joseph, d. 1834, lived in Brownsville, PA, had a son, John, born 1807, died 1889.
 

McMahan, Nancy Agnes, b. August 17, 1763 Chester Co., PA d. March 1842

Washington Co., TN.
 

McMahan, Thomas, possibly born ca. 1731 in Ulster, Ireland, said to have resided in Cumberland, PA. Served in French and Indian Wars in 1758. Moved to Virginia by 1750 where first son, Maj. John McMahan was born,

Ina Stampler Wallace (July 29, 1998)
 
  McMahon
 

McMahon, Adam listed in PENNSYLVANIA ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR

YORK COUNTY, PA, see http://www.innernet.net/hively/
 
McMahon, Archibald, born 1761, Lancaster, Pa. Moved to Hawfields community, near Hillsborough before 1775, served in the Revolution, moved to Grove Creek, SC in 1789, then to Pickensville (now Easley) SC in 1806. Died in 1841. Married Anne Payne.
 

McMahon, Edmond, listed in PENNSYLVANIA ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR YORK COUNTY, PA, see http://www.innernet.net/hively/
 

McMahon, Edward, listed in PENNSYLVANIA ORIGINAL LAND RECORDS SERIES FOR YORK COUNTY, PA, see http://www.innernet.net/hively/
 

McMahon, James Lack Township history, lists of assessments for 1767. Once a name was mentioned, the author didn't seem to repeat it for successive years...but the folks were probably still there
 
McMahon, John Lack Township history, lists of assessments for 1773.
 
McMahon, Morgan, in "Emigrants to Pennsylvania, 1641-1819,

Consolidation of Ship Passengers," Taken from the PA Magazine of

History and Biography, Michael Tepper, Genealogy Publishing Co,

Balt., 1978.
 

"Morgan McMahon, in consideration of 8 pounds: paid to Daniel Jappie

for his passage from Ireland indents himself servant to William

Blanchfield for two years and nine months from this date (Jany. 18,

1745) , customary dues." (p.90)
 

"William Blanchfield assigns Morgan McMahon his servant to Richard

Smith of Phila. butcher, for the remainder of his time, for two

years and nine months from January 18th, 1745. Consideration 8

pounds: Customary dues." (p.141)
 

McMahon, Dinis, Additional Taxes Rtnd for Conestoga Township, levied August 5, 1757, Martin Kendrick, Collector, (p.13, (Lancaster County, Pa. Tax Lists, 1751,56, 57, 58)
 

McMahon, Henry, listed in interstate records of Lancaster Co. Pa. 1729-1850, date 1738 book L, vol 1 page 274.
 

McMahon, James, Taxables Names, 1751-1752, Peters Township, Warner-Beers' History of Franklin County, PA, 1887 -- Part II: Chapters I & II
 

McMahon, James, 1776 Lack Township Assessment Juniata County (History of that Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata valleys........Edited by F. Ellis and A. N. Hungerford, 1886, pp 727-733. On the Juaniata Pa genwebsite)
 
 

McMahon John, born in Scotland around 1720, married Jennie(Jane, Janet) Craig in

Glasgow in 1740, came to Pennsylvania between 1740 and 1760, moved to Hillsborough, N.C. before 1775, died in the Hawfields community, probably buried in the old Hawfields Church burying ground.
 

McMahon, (McMachen) Joseph (p. 3), Dennis (P. 13), Lancaster County, Pa Tax Lists, 1751, 56, 57, 58. (Special Publication of the National Genealogical Society, 1962)
 

Mahan
 

Mahan, Archibald referenced Near Shippensburg, in Cumberland County, Pa.

Settled early in the area's history on Herron's branch. Had sons, David and Rev. Joseph Mahan (USGENWEB/USsearch.htm, look under Mahan.)
 
 
 

Mahan, Lettie, married Andrew Eaken, December 8, 1761. Bondsmen: James Eaken, James Pollock. Witnesses: Robert Callender, William Maclay. ( Cumberland County

Pennsylvania Marriages, 1761-1800 p.624, Pa. Vital Records)
 

Mahan, Thomas, b. 1731, Ulster, Ireland, lived in Cumberland County, Pa. Served in French and Indian War
 

Mahan, David, b. 1744, d. 1813 Southhampton Twp Cumberland County PA, buried in Lower Middle Spring Presbyterian Cemetery,
 

Mahan, John, Served in the Eighth Battalion of of Cumberland County, Pa. Milita, commanded by Colonel Alex Brown for the years 1780, 1781, 1782. (Cumberland County Militia Penna Archives, Fifth Series, Vol Vi, pp. 562-563)
 

Mahan, Sarah, b. 1746, d. 1834 Southhampton Twp Cumberland County PA. buried in Lower Middle Spring Presbyterian Cemetery,
 
 

Mahon

Mahon, John (Pa.) Ensign of Hartley's Continential Regiment, 25 Feb 1777. 2nd Lieutenant, 15 Sept 1777; Regiment designated 11th Pennsy 16 Dec 1778. Transferred to 6th Pa. 17 January 1781. Transferred to 2nd Pa. 1 Jan 1783 and served until 3 June, 1783. (P 377, Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army, April 1775-December 1773 Francis B. Heitman, The Rare Book Shop Publishing Company, 1914, Washington, D. C. July 29, 1998,
 

Mahon, Duncan married Ann Duncan, June 2, 1792, Cumberland County marriages, p644 (Pa. Vital Records, Vol 1)
 

Mahon, Samuel married Ann Duncan, June 2, 1792, (Pa. Vital Records, Vol 1)
 

Other Variations
 

McMaghan, Andrew married Elenora Ray by Rev. Conrad Bucher, (p.5, Pa. Vital Records, Vol II)
 

Machan, Archibald, Taxables List, Cumberland County PA, 1738.
 

Machan Archibald, Taxables Names, 1751-1752, Lurgan Township Pa. (Warner-Beers' History of Franklin County, PA, 1887 -- Part II: Chapters I & II)
 

Machan, Henry, Ibid.
 

Machan, John, Ibid.
 

Machan, Robert, Ibid.
 

Machan, John, Taxables List, Cumberland County PA, 1738.
 

Machan, Robert, Taxables List, Cumberland County PA, 1738.
 

Maghan, John married Marry Morrow, May 28, 1764, (p 644, Pa. Vital Records, Vol 1)

(mcmahan@carol.net)
 

McMachen, Alexander, listed in interstate records of Lancaster Co. Pa. 1729-1850, date 1807, book L, vol 1 page 274.
 

McMachen, Joseph, Donegal Township Assessments, 1751, Lancaster County, Pa., (p.3, Pa Tax Lists, 1751, 56, 57, 58.)
 

McMehon, Hugh married Marg't Henry Sept 25, 1751. Marriage license issued by Governor James Hamilton. (Pa. Vital Records, Vol.1)
 

McMaahon, David married Ann Stinson, in October 1765. Pa. Marriage license, 1762-1768, (Pa. Vital Records, Vol. 1)
 

McMachan, Andrew, reported in New Castle, Co, DE by 1730's buried in the cemetery at White Clay Creek. (This was part of Pa from 1690-1760/70)
 

McMachan, James, Ibid.
 

McMachan, John, Ibid.
 

McMachan, William, Ibid.
 

McMachan, James, had a land warrant in Lancaster, Pa. Between 1744 and 1750 near White Clay Creek.
 
McMachan, John, Ibid.
 
McMachan, John, born 1741 in Pa, son of James McMachan above, married first Sallie Boon, second Elizabeth Battle, died 1824.
 
McMehan, John, 25 March, 1762, court appointed as Supervisor, Lack Township, also appeared on Lack Township Assessment of 1763 with 200 ac of land. (History of that Part of the Susquehanna and Juniata valleys........Edited by F. Ellis and A. N. Hungerford, 1886, pp 727-733. On the Juaniata Pa genwebsite)
 
 

Pennsylvania 1790 Census, Cumberland County

Mahan
 
Hopewell, Newton, Tyborn and West Pesnboro Townships
 
Mahan, John, p 75 1m 16+ 1m -16 5f
 
Mahan David, p 79 3m 16+ 3m -16 6f 3 o free 5 sl
 
 
Eastern Portion of the County

McMahhan, Lettis 1m 16+ 3f
 
 

Other McMahans, et.al. In the 1790 Pennsylvania Census


McMahan, Francis, p.111 Fayette County

McMahan, James, p.187 Northumberland County

McMahan, John, p.110 Fayette County

McMahan, John, p. 187 Northumberland County

McMahan, Saml, p. 267 Westmoreland County
 
McMahin, James, p.154 Mifflin County
 
McMahon, Barney, p. 17 Allegheny County

McMahon, Barny, p. 18 Allegheny County

McMahon, Benjemine, p. 125 Huntington County

McMahon, Francis, p. 112 Fayette County

McMahon, Robert, p. 14 Allegheny County
 
Mahan, Alex, p. 154 Mifflin County

Mahan, David, p. 251 Washington County

Mahan, James, p. 203 Philadelphia County

Mahan, John, p. 116 Franklin County

Mahan, Jno, p. 63 Chester County

Mahan, Joseph, p. 74 Chester County

Mahan, William, p. 191 Northumberland County

Mahen, William, p. 231 Philadelphia County

Mahon, Arsbal, p. 121 Franklin County

Mahon, David, p. 120 Franklin County

Mahon, Henry, p. 120 Franklin County

Mahon, John, p. 151 Mifflin County

Mahon, John, p. 218 Philadelphia County

Mahon, Robt, p.120 Franklin County
 

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