Yancey County. NC
McMahan Notes
by
Sandra Allen Fender
gfender@compascable.net
 
 
(McMahan), Mary
1800
(Parents & Husband, unidentified)
1880 census, Mary age 80 in household and listed as
mother of Malcombe Harris, age 40 and his wife
Amanda, age 30. (I don't think she is mother. I think she
is grandmother. Is this possibly Edmond's first wife. She
seems to be the only one that fits.)
 
(McMahan), Mary
1810
Parents and husband unidentified.
1850 Yancey Census, Mary McMahan is age 40 born in
Virginia. She lives next door to James, sr. Which makes
me think she is a daughter-in-law or an unmarried
daughter. I lean toward daughter-in-law because of the
birthplace.
1860 census, #186, Mary, age 50 is in household of son
Wilson. With her are three children of Nellie and James
Boone. Martha A., 6, Nelson, 5 and Tresa, 3.
Children: Eleanor/Nellie (1829), Wilson (1832), Sanders
(1834)
 
McMahan, ??ra
1899
Daughter of Elbert and Mary Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 1 born Jan 1899.
 
McMahan, Alexander
1878
Son of Thomas and Nancy McMahan
YC Marriage record: Alexander McMahan, 18 married
Sallie Wilson, 18 on Dec. 20, 1896. Parents are Thomas
and Nancy McMahan, both living.
 
McMahan, Alice
1874
Daughter of Clingman and Margaret Hutchins McMahan.
1880 census, age 6
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Alice McMahan, March 31, 1874-July 5, 1929.
 
McMahan, Alice
1888
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan
born May 1888. 1900 census, Pensacola # 39., age 12.
Heritage of the Toe River, #440, William Wright Hutchins
(10/27/1849-12/15/1919) married 2nd Lou Alice
McMahan, he was son of John C. & Sarah Biggs
Hutchins.
 
McMahan, Alice
1899
Grand-daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman
McM?han
1900 census, age 1, born 1899. Living with her
grandparents.
 
McMahan, Altha Jane
1861
Daughter of Jackson and Barbara N. Smith McMahan,
wife of Robert Nelson Boone
1870 census, age 9.
Yancey County marriage record. Jane McMahan, 18
married Nelson Boon, 22 on Jan. 12, 1876.
1880 census, Pensacola # 84, age 20, married to R. N.
Boon. Has two children, James,3 and Barbara E. 2.
 
McMahan, Altha M.
1897
Daughter of Thomas?
1900 census, age 2, born June 1897
 
McMahan, Amanda
1866
Daughter of Edmond and Sallie McMahan, wife of Green
Berry Biggs.
YC Marriage record: Amanda McMahan, 26 married G.
B. Biggs, 24 on Feb. 22, 1892. She is daughter of E.
McMahan, now dead, and Sallie McMahan, now living.
He is son of Berry and Cindy Biggs.
1900 census, Pensacola #111, Amanda Biggs is age 33,
born Nov. 1866. She has been married to Green B.
Biggs for 8 years and has 5 children of which 4 are
living.
Children: Charles McMahan (1890)
 
McMahan, Amanda C.
1869
Daughter of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan,
Wife of David Blevins.
1870 census, age 1, born Sept.
1880 census, age 10.
Yancey County marriage record, Manda McMahan, 18,
married David Blevins, 20 on Jan 10, 1889. She is
dauighter of James and Elizabeth McMahan, both living.
He is son of Wiley and Rebecca Blevins.
 
McMahan, Andrew Jackson
1885
Son of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
born Aug 1885. 1900 Pensacola # 39., age 14.
(Jackson McMahan, 20 married Savannah Penland, 20
on May 24, 1908)
Penland Cemetery, Yancey County, W. A. J. McMahan,
September 12, 1885-January 6, 1969. Wife: Savannah
Penland McMahan, November 27, 1884-.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 51, page 77,
William Andrew Jackson McMahan, born Sept 12, 1885,
died Jan 6, 1969, Son of George Henry McMahan and
Nancy Burleson. Wife was Savannah Penland.
 
McMahan, Ann
1892
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
born Dec. 1892, 1900 census, age 7.
 
McMahan, Anna ìEmmieî
1820
Wife of William R. Harris, Parents unidentified.
1850 census #72 Any M. Harris is age 30. They live next
door to James and Elendor.
ìDescendants of Israel Booneî Anna ìEmmieî McMahan
married William Harris. They had a daughter, Tempie
Ann Harris, b. 1840. who married 1. Robert Boone, 2.
Niram Allen.
Yancey County Death Certificate, William M. Harris, died
Sept 7, 1924, age 85y,4m,2d. He was born in Burnsville,
a son of William Harris, born in Tenn. and Anie
McMahan, born in Yancey County. He was married to
Amanda Harris.
 
McMahan, Anney Mariah
1826
-
1910
Wife of John Hensley (Parents unidentified)
Yancey County Death Certificate, Samuel M. Hensley,
born 1859, died Nov 12, 1926, son of Johnnie Hensley
and Miss McMahan.
1860 census #179, Anney M. Hensley is age 30.
1870 census, Pensacola #47 Mariah, wife of John
hensley is age 45. They have children: Margaret J.
(1847), Marcus Clingman (1850), Vira Cordelia (1853),
Martha Elendor (1854), Adolphus W.(1856), Samuel
M.(1858) Mira S., John G.
Low Gap Baptist Church, Tombstone. Anie Mariah, wife
of John A. Hensley, Oct 15, 1926-March 29, 1910.
John A. Hensley, June 15, 1819-Sept 11, 1911.
 
McMahan, Archibald A.
1839
Son of Margaret McMahan Hensley and ??? (possibly
Greenberry Silver.}
1850 census, age 11, household of John Hensley at
#977.
 
McMahan, Archibald jr.
1825
-aft
1900
Son of Archibald sr. & Jane Riddle McMahan.
1850 census, age 25, #48, married this year to Rebecca,
age 15.
1860 census, age 36, married to Rebecca, age 20,
Burnsville #188.
1870 census, age 46, Pensacola # 17. Has $1000.00 in
real estate. Married to Rebecca, age 35.
1880 census, age 54, Pensacola # 93, married to
Rebeca, age 45.
1890 Veterans census, Archibald McMahan is listed as a
Pvt. in Co K,. 3 NC Inf as having served from March
1861-Aug 1865.
1900 census, Pensacola #69, age 80 born Jan. 1820
married to Rebecca, age 70, born Jan. 1830 for 53/55
years. She has 11 children of which 6 are living.
Archibald is listed as a Capitalist.
Unknown Cemetery, Bee Branch, Yancey County. Stone
with no dates: A. B. McMahan, Co K, 3NC MTD INF.(Bill
Hensley says this cemetery is known as the Tilson
McMahan Cemetery) (not sure this marker is for
Archibald but only person it seems to fit)
Children: Mary (1848), Sanders (1851), Rebecca
(1860), Barbara Alletha (1862), Tilson (1869), Woodvill
(1869), Elbert (1874)
 
McMahan, Archibald, sr
1803
Son of James and Elendor McMahan
1830 Buncombe County census, Arch is between 20 and
30. Wife is age 20-30. 2 boys under 5. 2 girls under 5
and 1 age 5-10.
Probate Docket, Fall 1844, A deed from Archibald
McMahan and wife Jane McMahan to Benjamin Riddle
for their undivided interest in the lands of John Riddle
Senior, bearing date Sept. 19, 1844. (Archibald's wife
was Jane ìJinseyî Riddle?)
1850 Y. Census age 47 married to Jinsey, 40.
1860, age 57, miller, married to Jane age 55. Burnsville
#196.
1870, age 67, lives at pensacola, married to Jane age
64. gives birth place as NC.
1880 census, Jane McMahan is age 76, gives birth place
as SC. Says that both parents were born in SC. Living
in home of son, John Y. McMahan.
Archibald McMahan is listed in North Carolina
Volunteers Participating in the Indian Removal.
Children: Archibald jr (1825), William Bryson (1827),
Robert (1831), Myra (1831), Naomi (1833), Sewell
(1837), John Y. (1838), Mary (1840)
 
McMahan, Atlas
1899
Daughter of Margaret McMahan
Yancey County Delayed Birth Certificate, Atlas
McMahan, born March 12, 1899, daughter of Bud
Bodford and Margaret McMahan.
 
McMahan, Barbara
1883
Daughter of George H. & Nancy Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 17 born March 1883. Listed as
married but living with parents. (married a Hutchins,
source unk.)
 
McMahan, Barbary Aletha
1863
Daughter of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan.
1870 census, age 7.
1880 census, age 18.
Yancey County marriage record, Aletha McMahan, 21
married Samuel M. Riddle, 18 on Dec 25, 1883.
1900 census, Pensacola # 52, Aletha Riddle is age 36,
born March 1864, she has been married to Samuel for
16 years. She has 6 children of which 5 are living.
 
McMahan, Bell
1890
Daughter of Willie/Manning and Martha Calloway
McMahan.
1900 census, age 9, born Aug 1890
 
McMahan, Benjamin
1849
Son of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1860 census, age 11.
 
McMahan, Bertie
1881
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Bertie McMahan, 1881- November 10, 1919.
 
McMahan, Bertie
1891
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Bertie McMahan, 1891- November 10. 1919.(this is
correct. there are 2 listing with different birthdates in the
cemetery book.)
 
McMahan, Bessie
1891
Daughter of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan
1900 census, age 9 born April 1891
 
McMahan, Betsy
 
Yancey County Death Certificate, Thomas Robert Harris,
born Oct 5, 1867, died Feb 5, 1938, Illegitimate son of
Betsy McMahan. He was divorced from Sarah Jane
Lewis.
 
McMahan, Birtha
1888
Daughter of Samuel Tilson and Cordelia Harris
McMahan.
1900 census, age 12, born Feb. 1888
 
McMahan, Blanchy
 
Daughter of Stephen and Blanchy Riddle McMahan.
Blanchey married William Rhea before 1845.
 
McMahan, Blanchy
1858
Daughter of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan.
1860 census, age 2.
 
McMahan, Bunavista
1867
Daughter of Sewell and Mary Ann McMahan
1870 census, age 3,
 
McMahan, Burges
1898
Son of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 1, born Sept 1898
(Burgus McMahan, 23 married Martha Jones, 24 on Dec
20, 1921)
 
McMahan, C. A.
1887
(C. A. McMahan, 20 married Cora Lee Austin, 19 on Nov
10, 1907)
 
McMahan, Calvin
1884
(Calvin McMahan, 32 married Elsa McMahan, 17 on
Aug. 24, 1916.) Elsie, wife of Calvin is reported to be
buried in an unmarked grave next to George H.
McMahan, in the Eddie McMahan Cemetery. It is also
reported that Calvin and Elsie McMahan and a baby are
buried in unmarked graves in the Will Hutchins
Cemetery.
 
McMahan, Carl
1895
Son of Robert and laura Silver McMahan,
born Jan. 1895.1900 census, age 4.
(Carl McMahan, 19 married Lora Johnson, 15 on Jan 22,
1916)
 
McMahan, Carlonas
1898
(Carlonas McMahan, 19 married Zula Rice, 16 on Aug
22, 1917)
 
McMahan, Charles
1890
Son of Amanda McMahan & ??? Step- son of G B
Biggs.
1900 census, Charles is age 10, born May 1890. Lives
with his mother and step-father.
 
McMahan, Charles B.
1849
-
1935
Son of Edmond and Sarah Pore McMahan.
1850 census, age 1.
1860 census, age 9
Yancey County marriage record, Charles B. McMahan,
25 married Sintha Phinetta Catherine Hutchins, 18 on
Sept 21, 1875.
FOYC vol 4, #3, p111. A deed from Charles D. & wife
Finette C. McMahon, Heir of John C. Hutchins. dated
Dec. 13, 1877.. Deed Book 11, page 370.
1880 census, Pensacola # 45, age 34, married to
Phinettee C. (lives next door to Edmond, might be son)
1890 Veterans census, Charles B. McMahan is listed as
having served as a pvt in Co H, 2 NC Inf.
1900 census, Pensacola #12, age 48, born July 1851.
Married to Finettie, age 49, born Sept 1850. They have
been married for 24 years and have 11 children of which
6 are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 18, page 101,
Finettia McMahan, wife of Charlie McMahan, born Sept
1847, died Dec 30, 1933 at Pensacola. Daughter of
John Hutchins and Sallie Biggs.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 20, page 77,
Charlie McMahan, husband of Finettie McMahan, died
Jan 13, 1935, age 82 years, born and died at
Pensacola. Son of Edney McMahan and Sarah Pore
who were both born in Mitchell County? Buried at
Pensacola.
Children: James Gilbert. (1878), Sarah E. (1879), Elmira
? (1881), Mary (1889), Epsiebuhr(female) (1893),
William (aft 1893)
 
McMahan, Charles P.
1873
Son of David and Lizzie McMahan
1880 census, age 7
 
McMahan, Charles W.
1875
Son of John Yancey and Julia Ann Benfield McMahan.
1880 census, age 5
Yancey County marriage record, C. W. McMahan, 21
married B. A. Robinson, 19 on April 18, 1897. he is son
of John, now dead and Julia McMahan. now living.
Children: Ernest Alman McMahan (1898)
 
McMahan, Chelcy
1884
Son of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 15, born Nov. 1884
 
McMahan, Clingman L.
1897
Son of Ervin and Mary Autrey McMahan.
1900 census, age 3, born March 1897.
Yancey County Death Certificate, C. L. McMahan, born
Feb. 13, 1898, died July 15, 1961, Husband of Sallie
Ray. Parents were Ervin McMahan and Mary Autrey.
 
McMahan, Columbus
1880
Son of J. G. and Anne L McMahan
1880 census, age 5 months.
 
McMahan, Columbus
1883
Son of Thomas and Mary Hall Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 17, born Jan. 1883.
Delayed Birth Certificate, Columbus Washington
McMahan, born Jan 23, 1883, Parents Thomas
McMahan, born 1860, and Amley Hall born 1857. Proof
was family Bible and personal affidavit of Mother.
 
McMahan, Columbus B.
1878
Son of David and Lizzie McMahan
1880 census, age 2
 
McMahan, Cordelia
1874
Daughter of Robert(1831)and Martha Merriman
McMahan.
1880 census, age 6
1900 census, age 25, born 1875. Single with 1 child.
Living with her father.
 
McMahan, Cornelus R.
1882
Son of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 17, born July 1882
(Cornealuis McMahan, 20 married Minnie Allen, 19 on
Aug. 1, 1901.)
 
McMahan, David
1848
1880 census, Pensacola # 13, next door to William B.
McMahan. David is age 32, married to Lizzie A. age 35.
She was born in Tenn. as were her parents.
Children: Henry C. (1871), Charles P. (1873), Sarah L.
(1875), William C. (1877), Columbus B. (1878), Thomas
W. (1879).
 
McMahan, David
1850
Son of James, jr and Margaret McMahan.
1850 census, age 6 months, household of James.
1860 census, age 10.
 
McMahan, David A.
1848
Son of Edmond and Sarah McMahan.
1850 census, age 2
1860 census, age 11.
 
McMahan, David Biss
1895
-
1979
Son of Judge John Biscombe Ray and Sally McMahan
1900 census, Bis is age 8, born 1882. Living with his
mother and his grand-parents.
(Biss McMahan, 22 married Bertha Carroll, 15 on Nov.
12, 1913)
FOYC Vol 11, #3, p110. The Rev. David Biss McMahan
was born July 10, 1895 at Windom, Yancey County. His
mother and father were not married. He pastored
churches in W. NC for over 50 years. Died at Micaville
on Nov. 7 1979 and is buried in the McMahan Cemetery
near Claymound.
 
McMahan, Delbert
1882
-
1906
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Delbert son of J. E. & Mary McMahan, December 14,
1882-May 17, 1906.
 
McMahan, Delzie
1899
-
1916
Son of Jackson and Mattie Bryant McMahan
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 1-12, page 1368,
Delzie McMahan, born Feb 19, 1899, died Nov 19, 1918
of influenza. Son of Jack McMahan and Mattie Bryant.
He was married at the time of death but DC does not
give name of wife.
 
McMahan, Dewey
1899
Son of Lucus and Ila Gardner McMahan
1900 census, age 1, born March 1899.
 
McMahan, Dora
1893
-
1895
Daughter of Marion Malcombe and Lillie Silver McMahan
Born 18 Dec 1893, died 1 June 1895.
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Dory, Daughter of Marion & Lillie McMahan
Dec. 18, 1893-June 1, 1895
 
McMahan, Dora S.
1880
Cemetery on Upper Laurel Branch
Dora S. McMahan, 1880-1961
 
McMahan, Dorey
1889
Daughter of Willie/Manning & Martha Calloway
McMahan.
1900 census, age 11 born Feb 1889.
 
McMahan, Dozenia
1894
Grand-daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman
McMahan
1900 census, age 4, born 1894 ?. Living with her
grandparents.
 
McMahan, Dullie
1871
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan
YC Marriage Record; Dullie McMahan, 21 married E. M.
Wilson, 21 on July 8, 1892. She is daughter of Thomas
and Nancy McMahan, both living.
1900 census, Crabtree # 133, Dulla C. Wilson is age 30,
born March 1870. She has been married to Edward M.
for 8 years and has two children.
 
McMahan, Dullie
1883
Daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1900 census, age 17, born 1883
 
McMahan, E.
 
Low Gap Baptist Church, Tombstone: Martha hensley,
Oct. 25, 1872-June 8, 1903. Wife of E. McMahan
 
McMahan, E. E.
1876
Unknown Cemetery, Bee Branch, Yancey County, E. E.
McMahan, 1876-1929. Grave next to this one is Mrs.
Leona McMahan, died August 25, 1961, age 71 y, 2 m.
10 days.
 
McMahan, E. E.
1876
(E. E. McMahan, 26 married Martha Hensley, 26 on Dec.
13, 1920)
 
McMahan, Eddie
 
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County.
Stone for Eddie McMahan, with no dates. His wife is
buried on the right, no stone.
 
McMahan, Edie
1866
Daughter of Robert and Elizabeth McMahan,
1900 census, age 34, born 1866. listed as a widow with
3 children. Living with her father.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 22, page 77, Edie
Weatherman, widow, born Aug 10, 1865, died Jan 4,
1937. Daughter of Robert McMahan.
 
McMahan, Edmond
1810
Son of James & Elendor McMahan (was wife daughter of
John Riddle, sr,? or was she daughter of Edward
Wilson? or were there two wives?)
1st wife Mary Wilson or Riddle, 2nd wife Sarah Hutchins.
1830 Buncombe census, Edmund is between 20-30
.Wife is between 20-30. 1 boy under 5. There is a
female in the house age 50-60. (who is this?)
1850 census, #49, age 40. married to Mary, 45, who was
born in SC.
Heritage of Toe River #694. Wife was Mary Wilson, b.
1804, daughter of Edward ìNedî and Mary Gilbert
Wilson.
There is a deed in the Yancey Probate Docket dated July
9, 1844. A deed from William Riddle, Adnirom Allen and
wife Lucy, Edmond McMahan and wife Polly to Benjamin
Riddle for their undivided interest in lands of John
Riddle, sr. deceased. (this would seem to make her the
daughter of John Riddle and sister to Jane, wife of
Archibald.)
1860 gives name as Ed, age as 52. married to Mary age
56. born SC. lives at Burnsville #182.
1870 census, Pensacola #33, age 60 married to
Serfrona age 42. first wife seems to have died and
Edmond has married again. (did she die? Is she the
same as the Mary McMahan, age 80 on the 1880 Yancey
census?)(1860 census shows Sarah Hutchins, wife of
John and several of the children that are living with
Edmond and Serfrona in 1870.)
1880 census, Pensacola #44, age 76, a blacksmith,
married to Sarah A. age 52.
Children: James (1833), Naomi (1835), Elendor (1837),
Margaret (1838), Rose (1841), Jackson (1843), George
(1846), Sarah Ann (1864), Jane A. (1866), Samuel G.
(1870), Elmira L. (1872)
 
McMahan, Edmond
1829
Son of Edmond & Mary McMahan. Wife was Sarah Pore.
1850 census # 944, age 21, married to Sarah, age 19.
1860 census, Burnsville, #233, Edmon is age 35. Sarah
is age 25.
Children: David A. (1849), Charles B. (1851), Emily J.
(1852), Eliza (1866).
 
McMahan, Edna
1899
Daughter of William H. and Eva Riddle McMahan
1900 census, age 11 months, born June 1899
 
McMahan, Edward
1824
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private, Resided in
Yancey County and enlisted at age 37, July 3, 1861.
Deserted in March, 1862.
 
McMahan, Elan
1867
Son of James and Elizabeth Ray McMahan.
1880 census, age 13. Could not match with child on
1870 census listed as a son.
 
McMahan, Elbert
1874
Son of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan.
1880 census, age 6.
Yancey County marriage record, Elbert/Albert McMahan,
22 married Polly Burleson, 18 on Sept 15, 1895. He is
son of Archibald and Rebecca McMahan, both living.
Polly is daughter of James and Malisa Burleson.
1900 census, Pensacola #71, Elbert is age 25, born July
1874. He has been married to Mary for 4 years. Mary is
age 21, born Jan. 1879. She has 2 children.
(Elbert McMahan, 29 married Lona Harris, 20 on July 26,
1903)
Children: Lizzie (1896), ??ra (daughter)(1899)
 
McMahan, Elendor
1811
Daughter of James and Elendor McMahan ,Wife of
Thomas Silver
Elendor was born 15 March 1814, died 28 Dec. 1886.
She is buried in the Silver Cemetery on Bear Wallow
Road.
1880 census, Elender is age 69. They live at Crabtree #
15.
Children: Nancy Magdaline Silver, who married Thomas
McMahan.
 
McMahan, Elendor
1829
Daughter of Mary & unknown
married James E. Boone about 1849.
 
McMahan, Elendor
1836
Wife of Abram Hensley
YC Marriage record: Nelley McMahan married Abram
Hensley on March 1, 1853.
1860 census, age 24, family lives at Burnsville # 201.
Elender and Abram have children named: Edwin,
Nelson, McKesson and Burgis.
1880 census, Nellie Hensley, 48 and her husband,
Abram live at Pensacola #25.
 
McMahan, Elendor
1837
Daughter of Edmond and Mary Wilson McMahan.
1860 census, age 23.
 
McMahan, Eliza
1843
1860 census, age 17, household of William B. and Sarah
C. Roland McMahan. Too old to be a daughter.
 
McMahan, Eliza
1856
Daughter of Edmond & Sarah McMahan
1860 census, age 4
YC Marriage Record: Eliza McMahan, 19, married
Samuel Robison, 21 on Dec. 1, 1875.
 
McMahan, Elizabeth
1827
(Wife of George W. Boone)
1850 census # 941, age 23.
 
McMahan, Elizabeth
1830
1850 census, age 20, household of Nathaniel Allen at #
1294. Jeannie/Jane, wife of Nathaniel was probably
Elizabeth's sister.
 
McMahan, Elizabeth
1832
Wife of Nathan McDaniel Harris
Yancey County marriage record, Elizabeth McMahan,
married Nathan McD Harris on Aug 27, 1856.
1860 census, Day Book # 532, age 28.
Nathan Harris married Martha Silver in 1865. Was
Elizabeth dead by that time? In 1860 they live near
Samuel and Winnie McMahan at Day Book.
 
McMahan, Elizabeth
1893
Daughter of Charles B. and Phinetta Hutchins McMahan.
 
McMahan, Elizabeth J.
1866
Daughter of Robert (1831) and Elizabeth McMahan.
1870 census, age 4.
1880 census, Edie E. is age 13.
 
McMahan, Ella
1883
-
1938
Daughter of Charley B. and Finettie Hutchins McMahan
YC Marriage Record: Ella McMahan, 15 married
Leander B. Silver, 19 on May 14, 1896. She is daughter
of Charley B. and Finettie McMahan both living. He is
son of J. W. and Jane B. Silver.
1900 census, Pensacola #24, Eller Silver is age 16, born
Aug. 1883. She has been married to Leander Silver for
4 years and has 2 children.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 23, page 127,
Sarah Ella Silver, wife of L. B. Silver, died Feb 16, 1938,
age 55y, 6m, 8d. Daughter of Charlie McMahan and
Finettie Hutchins.
Silver Cemetery, Pensacola
Burdette Silver, 1877-1958
Ella Silver, 1881-1938
 
McMahan, Ella
1884
-
1928
Daughter of Sanders M. and Martha Riddle McMahan
YC Marriage Record, Eller McMahan, 18 married C. P
Hensley, 45 on Sept 17, 1899. She is daughter of S. M.
and Marthy McMahan both living. he is son of Adolphus
and Rachel Hensley.
1900 census, Pensacola #33. Eller Hensley is age 15,
born Oct. 1884. She has been married to Columbus
Hensley for less than 1 year. They are living in the home
of her parents.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 15, page 161, Ella
McMahan, born Nov 20, 1884 at Vixon, NC, died Dec.
27, 1928 at Pensacola of influenza. She was divorced
from Columbus Hensley at the time. Parents were
Sanders McMahan and Martha Riddle.
Unknown Cemetery near Pensacola. Ella Hensley, wife
of C. P. Hensley, 1884-1927. Daughter, Etter, 1901-
1906.
 
McMahan, Ellen
1862
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan
1880 census, age 18, single and at home.
 
McMahan, Ellis
1859
-
1935
Son of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1860 census, age 1.
1870 census, age 12.
Yancey County marriage record, Ellis McMahan, 19
married Rosanah Austin, 18 on Dec. 27, 1877.
1880 census, Elis is age 20, Pensacola #58, married to
Rosanna, 18.
1900 census, Pensacola #121, Ed is age 42, born July
1857. He has been married to Roseaner, age 39, born
Sept. 1860, for 22 years. She has 9 children.
Was full name Edwin Ellis?
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 20, page 83, Ellis
McMahan, husband of Rosanna McMahan, born July 7,
1859, died Nov 17, 1935. Son of Jim McMahan and
Elizabeth Riddle. He is buried at Pensacola.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 30, page 49, Rose
Anna McMahan, widow, born Sept 10, 1860, died June
22, 1945, Daughter of Sam Austin and Carolina Banks.
Children: Robert H. (1879), John W. (1880), Nancy
(1884). James S. (1886). Rosco (1889), Mary L. (1891),
Willard (1893), Hillard (1893)
 
McMahan, Ellis
1894
Son of James N. McMahan and Martha J. Tallant
Yancey County delayed birth certificate, Ellis McMahan,
born Dec 9, 1894 at Cane River. Son of James N.
McMahan, who was born in Madison County and Martha
J. Tallant, who was born in Burke county in 1877. Proof
was family Bible and Personal affidavit of Mother.
 
McMahan, Elmina
1881
Daughter of Charles and Phinetta Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age 19, born in 1881.
 
McMahan, Elmira
1833
YC Marriage Record: Elmira McMahan married Samuel
B. Sparks on March 11, 1855. Elmira seems to be dead
before the 1880 census, Samuel has remarried.
1860 census, #1292 Next door to John Y. McMahan.
Elmira Sparkes wife of S. D. Sparks is age 27. Her
children are Robert W., Burges and Filmore.
 
McMahan, Elmira L.
1872
Daughter of Edmond and Sephronia McMahan
1880 census, age 8.
 
McMahan, Elsie
1882
Daughter of Clingman & Margaret Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age 17 born June 1882.
 
McMahan, Elsie
1899
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
born May 1899.1900 census, age 1.
(Elsa McMahan, 17, married Calvin McMahan, 32 on
Aug, 24, 1916.)
 
McMahan, Elzie
1897
Son of Marion Malcombe and Lillie Silver McMahan.
born 15 Oct 1897, died 6 April 1984.
Elzie McMahan, 21 married Georgia McMahan, 18 on
Aug 24, 1918
 
McMahan, Elzie
1900
(Elzie McMahan, 33 married Zora McMahan, 19 on Dec
24, 1933)
 
McMahan, Elzie P.
1899
Son of James & Emma Jane Hutchins McMahan
born Feb. 1899.
 
McMahan, Elzie T.
1899
Son of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan.
1900 census, age 1 born May 1899.
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Elzie, son of J E & Mary McMahan, March 3, 1899-
September 27, 1906.
 
McMahan, Emaline M.
1864
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan
1870 census, age 6. (Bill Hensley has name as Sarah
Emeline)
 
McMahan, Emily J.
1852
Daughter of Edmond and Sarah McMahan
1860 census, age 8.
 
McMahan, Epsiebuhr
1893
Daughter of Charles and Finettie Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age 6, born in 1893.
Yancey County Delayed Birth Certificate, Epsiebuhr
McMahan, born Sept 13, 1893, daughter of Charles
McMahan and Phinetta Hutchins.
 
McMahan, Ernest Alman
1898
Son of Charles Woodard and Ada Roberson McMahan
Delayed Birth Certificate, Ernest Alman McMahan, born
July 17, 1898, Son of Charles Woodard McMahan, who
was born in Buncombe County and Ada Roberson, who
was born in yancey County. Proof was family Bible and
affidavit of father.
 
McMahan, Ervin
1858
-
1942
Son of John and Nancy Thomas McMahan
YC Marriage Record: Erwin McMahan, 21 married Mary
Autrey, 20 on June 3, 1879.
1900 census, Pensacola #41, Ervin is age 42, born
March 1858. He has been married to Mary for 21 years.
She is age 42, born March 1858. Does not give # of
children.
FOYC v12#1. Mary Jane Autry,(1858-1948) was the
daughter of William C. and Lydia Gillespie Autrey. Erwin
McMahan died in 1942.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 28, page 96, Ervin
McMahan, husband of Autry McMahan, born Mar 4,
1858, died Oct 6. 1942, Son of John McMahan and
Nancy Thomas, Buried at Vixen, NC.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 33, page 49, Mary
Jane McMahan, widow of Ervin mcMahan, born March
10, 1859 in Mitchell County, Died March 24, 1948.
Daughter of William Autrey and Liddie Gillispie, who was
born in McDowell County. Buried at Low Gap, Vixen,
NC.
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Ervin McMahan, March 3, 1858-October 6, 1942: next
grave, Mary Jane McMahan, March 10, 1858-March 22,
1948.
Children: Silvanus B. (1880), John D. (1882), Samuel L.
(1888), Bessie (1891), Jeter E. (1894), Clingman L.
(1897), Elzie (1899).
 
McMahan, Esbon Willard
1895
Son of Marion Malcombe and Lillie Silver McMahan
Born 25 Sept 1895.. Maried first Ida O'Kelly,
second,Cora Powell, third, Rosette Ray.
 
McMahan, Etta
1867
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy McMahan.
YC Marriage Record: Etta McMahan married Samuel
Carroll, 37 on July 30, 1888, She is daughter of Thomas
and Nancy McMahan, both living. he is son of John and
Jane Carroll.
1900 census, Crabtree #160, Etta is age 33, born Jan
1867. She has been married for 12 years and has 4
children.
 
McMahan, Evrete W.
1891
Son of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 9, born March 1891
 
McMahan, Flora
1894
Penland Cemetery, Yancey County, Flora McMahan,
June 22, 1894-July 6, 1894.
 
McMahan, Fred Elonzo
1892
Son of Thomas and Mary Hall Roberson McMahan
1900 census,Loney is age 9, born Jan 1891
(Lonie McMahan, 23 married Lizzie Gouge, 18 on July
11, 1915)
Yancey County Delayed Birth Certificate, Fred Elonzo
McMahan, born Jan 3, 1892. Son of Thomas W.
McMahan and Mary A. Hall. Proof was family Bible and
Personal affidavit of mother.
 
McMahan, George
1846
Son of Edmond and Mary Wilson McMahan.
1850 census, age 4, in household of Edmond.
1860 census, age 15, household of Edmond.
 
McMahan, George Henry
1864
-
1943
Son of Jackson and Barbara N. Smith McMahan.
1870 census, age 6.
1880 census, George H. is age 16.
YC Marriage Record: George H. McMahan, 19 married
Nancy Burleson, 18 on Nov. 4, 1881.
1900 census, Pensacola #39, age 36, born Oct. 1863.
Married to nancy, age 35, born Sept 1864. They have
been married for 19 years and have 9 children of which 7
are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 30, page 47,
George Henry McMahan, born Feb 2, 1863, died Dec.
29, 1943, son of Jackson McMahan and Barbara Smith.
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
George Henry McMahan, 1863-1943. Next grave,
Nancey B. McMahan, 1866-1912.
Children: Andrew J. (1885),. Alice (1888), Stella (1891).,
Ann (1892, Mary (1895), Elsie (1899)
 
McMahan, H.
1868
1880 census, age 12, listed in household of John and
Susana Moody at Pensacola # 73, listed as a servant.
 
McMahan, Hannah L.
1896
Daughter of J. Walliuree & Sarah Penland McMahan
1900 census, age 3, born June 1896. Living with her
mother and her grandparents.
 
McMahan, Harriet E.
1837
(Daughter of James B. and Sarah)
1850 census, age 13, in household of James B.
 
McMahan, Harriet J.
1854
Daughter of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan.)
1860 census, age 6.
 
McMahan, Harriett
1873
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.
YC Marriage Record: Harriett McMahan, 19 married
Soloman Phillips, 21 on Dec. 22, 1892. She is daughter
of Thomas and Nancy McMahan, both living.
YC Marriage Record: Harriett McMahan, 24 married C.
(Creed) M. Wilson, 21 on March 30, 1899. She is
daughter of Thomas and Nancy McMahan, both living.
(Bill Hensley has name as Eva Harriett)
1900 census, Crabtree #59, Harriett M. is age 24, born
Aug 1875. She has been married to Creed for 1 year.
She has two children. one of them is from her first
marriage. Liddie Phillips born Sept 1894.
 
McMahan, Harrison
1894
Grand-son of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1900 census, age 6, born 1894. Living with his Grand-
parents.
 
McMahan, Harrison
1895
Son of Delia McMahan
Yancey County delayed birth certificate, Harrison
McMahan, born June 26, 1895, son of Delia McMahan.
(Harrison McMahan, 27 married Rosa Parker, 21 on Oct
26, 1922)
 
McMahan, Henry C.
1871
Son of David and Lizzie McMahan
1880 census, age 9
 
McMahan, Hester Ann.
1868
Daughter of Jackson and Barbara N. Smith McMahan.
1870 census, age 2.
1880 census, age 12.
 
McMahan, Hillard
1893
Son of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan(twin)
1900 census, age 7, born May 1893.
 
McMahan, Hobart
1897
Son of Lucus and Ila Gardner McMahan
1900 cenus, age 2, born Aug. 1897
 
McMahan, Holly E
1877
-
1901
Burleson Cemetery, Pole Cat Branch, Yancey County
Holly E. McMahan, January 31, 1877-July 26, 1901.
 
McMahan, Howard M.
1841
-
1862
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private, Born in
Yancey County where he resided prior to enlisting in
Yancey County at age 20, July 3, 1861. Mustered in as
Private. Promoted to Sergeant on Sept. 25, 1861.
Reduced to ranks on an unspecified date. Died at
Knoxville, Tenn. Nov. 5, 1862. Cause of death not
reported.
 
McMahan, Hubert
1893
Son of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 6, born Aug 1893
 
McMahan, Ida A.
1876
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson
McMahan (twin). Wife of Jacob Frank Nanney.
1880 census, age 4
YC Marriage Record: Ida McMahan, 19 married Joseph
F. Naney, 20 on March 2, 1894. She is daughter of W.
B. and Rebecca McMahan, both living.
1900 census, Pensacola #1, Ida Nanney is age 26, born
April 1874, She has been married to Jacob F. Nanney
for 6 years and has had 3 children of which 2 are living.
Jacob Frank Nanney (May 1874-1956) was son of
Andrew and Elizabeth Roland Nanney. He is buried at
Pensacola Cemetery.(Heritage of Toe River, #532)
 
McMahan, Isabelle
1879
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson
McMahan
1880 census, age 1.
Died before 1900.
 
McMahan, J. G.
1877
-
1926
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
J G McMahn, October 28, 1877-November 3, 1926.
 
McMahan, J. G.
1857
1880 census, Pensacola # 41, age 23, married to Anne
L. age 20. (Louissie Biggs, 15 is in the household, listed
as a servant)
Children: Columbus (1879)
 
McMahan, J. W.
1881
(J. W. McMahan, 21 married Morie Allen, 18 on Dec. 23,
1902)
 
McMahan, J. Willard
1876
-bef
1900
Son of Marcus Clingman and Margaret Hutchins
McMahan
YC Marriage Record: J. Walliuree McMahan, 17 married
Sallie Penland, 18 on Sept. 10, 1893. He is son of M.C.
and Margaret McMahan both living.
J. W. is dead before the 1900 census, His widow Sarah
L. is age 24, born Nov. 1875. She is living with her
parents Jessee and Mary Pendland at Burnsville #149.
She is listed as a widow with 1 living child.
Children: Hannah L. (1896)
 
McMahan, Jackson
1843
Son of Edmond and Mary McMahan.
1850 census, age 7, in household of Edmond.
Yancey County marriage record, Jackson McMahan
married Barbara N. Smith on June 10, 1860.
1860, age 17, Burnsville # 182, married to Barbery, 18.
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private. Resided in
Yancey County where he enlisted at age 19, July 3,
1861. Captured at Spanish Fort, Mobile, Alabama, April
8, 1865. Confined at Ship Island, Mississippi, April 10,
1865. Transferred to Vicksburg, Mississippi, where he
arrived on May 6, 1865. No further records.
1870 census, age 25, Pensacola # 50, married to
Barbary, age 25. Real estate $300.00. Rebecca Smith,
20 and Marcus C. Smith, 15 are in the household.
1880 census, Pensacola # 92, age 35, married to
Barbary, age 36.
1900 census, Pensacola #75, Barbara is age 57, born
Sept 1842. She is a widow. She has 6 children of which
5 are living.
Children: Altha Jane (1861), George H. (1864), Hester
Ann (1868), Mary E. (1972), William (1881)
 
McMahan, Jackson
1873
Son of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1880 census, age 7
Yancey County marriage record, Jackson McMahan, 21,
married Mattie Bryant, 18 on Nov. 20, 1893. He was son
of Robert and Patsy McMahan, both living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, Mattie McMahan,
widow of Jack McMahan, born May 1877 in McDowell
County, died Dec. 7, 1966. Parents were Dock Bryant
and Mandy Riddle. She is buried at 7 Mile Ridge Cem.
in McDowell County.
Children: Delzie McMahan (1899-1918)
 
McMahan, James
 
1890 veterans census, James G or Y McMahan is listed
as having served as a pvt in Co K 3 NC Inf from March
1865-Aug 1865.
 
McMahan, James
1833
Son of Edmond and Mary Wilson McMahan. 1st wife,
Elizabeth Riddle Ray.. 2nd, Emma Jane Hutchins
1850 census, age 17, in household of Edmond.
Yancey County marriage record, James McMahan,
married Elizabeth Ray on Aug. 16, 1857.
FOYC vol12, #1,p213. Elizabeth, wife of James
McMahan was Elizabeth ìBestyî Riddle, b. 1832, married
first John Calvin Ray who died about 1857. Elizabeth
was the daughter of Benjamin Tyre Riddle and Rachel
Austin.
1860 age 26 married to Elizabeth Ray age 26. Lives at
Burnsville #180.
Yancey deed bk 6 p 289, James McMahan & wife
Elizabeth, formerly Elizabeth Ray widow of John G. Ray
to Benjamin Ray, 6 Jan. 1870, 35 acres, joins Leander
Ray, not claiming dower she is entitled to a childs part
(1/4).
1870 census, James is 37, Elizabeth is 37. they live at
Pensacola #28. James has real estate valued at
$100.00.
1880 census, Pensacola # 59, age 47, married to
Elizabeth, age 46.
Elizabeth is dead by 1890, per her son John W. marriage
record.
Yancey County marriage record, James McMahan, 58
married Emma Jane Huchins, 22 on Sept 30, 1894. He
was son of Edmond and Mary McMahan, both dead..
Emma Jane is the daughter of W. W. and Martha
Hutchins. (There is another marriage license for Emma
Jane. Emey Jane Hutchens, daughter of William and
Martha Hutchins married William Rice on Oct 25, 1889.)
1900 census Pensacola # 13. James birthdate May
1836 has been married to Elmina j born sept 1873 for 5
years. they have 2 children.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 21, page 81,
Emma Jane McMahan, widow of James McMahan, born
Sept 2, 1867, died Aug 3, 1936, She was daughter of
Will Hutchins and Martha Ray.
Children: Edwin Ellis (1859), Margaret M.(1860) , John
W. (1864), Sarah M.(1866), Elan (son)(1867), Amanda
C. (1870), William (1896), Elzie P. (1899)
 
McMahan, James A.
1857
Son of James jr. and Margaret McMahan.
1860 census, age 3.
 
McMahan, James A.
1858
Son of Robert and Martha McMahan
1870 census, age 12.
 
McMahan, James B.
1797
1850 Y census #625 , age 53, born in Virginia, married
to Sarah, 52. Methodist Clergy.
FOYC vol 13, #3, p497. Will of Levi Bailey is published.
It states that Sally, wife of James B. McMahan is
daughter of Levi Bailey.
NC Troops, Co D, 29th Regiment, Private, Resided in
Madison County and enlisted at age 65, Aug. 13, 1861.
Discharged on Nov. 25, 1861. Reason discharged not
reported.
Children: Mary A. (1831), Nancy C. (1834), Harriett E.
(1837).
 
McMahan, James Erwin
1858
Son of John and Nancy McMahan
1860 census, age 2..
 
McMahan, James Gilbert
1877
-
1926
Son of Charlie and Finetta Hutchins McMahan
Son of Charles B. and Phinetta Catherine Hutchins
McMahan.
1880 census, age 2. Gives name as Julius G.
(Gilbert McMahan, 30 married Effie Allen, 20 on Jan 25,
1908)
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 14, page 157,
Gilbert McMahan, died Nov 3, 1926, (gives birth date as
Oct 28, 1926) age 48 y. 11m, 15d. He was born at
Pensacola , the son of Charlie McMahan and Finetta
Hutchins. He died of malaria.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 1-12, page 342,
Ruby McMahan, born Oct 4, 1905, died May 18, 1915,
daughter of James Gilbert McMahan and Effie Annie
Mae Allen. She is buried at Murcheson.
Children: Ruby (1905-1915)
 
McMahan, James H.
1898
(James H. McMahan, 25 married Dora Ledford, 18 on
April 3, 1923)
 
McMahan, James Hillard
1896
Son of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 4, born Feb. 1896
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
(J. Hillard McMahan, 41 married Virgie Hensley, 25 on
Aug 27, 1938)
James Hillard McMahan, Died June 4, 1967, age 71.
Yancey County Death Certificate, James Hilliard
McMahan, born Feb. 1, 1896, died June 4, 1967,
Parents were John McMahan and Eliza Biggs. His
widow was Virgie Hensley McMahan. He is buried at
McMahan Cemetery, Pensacola.
 
McMahan, James jr.
1820
Son of James & Elendor McMahan.
1850 census, #41, age 30. believe to be son of James
and Elendor. farmer married to Margaret, 27.
1860 age 35, married to Margaret, 32., lives at Burnsville
#171.
Children: Wilburn (1842), Lucius H. (1846), William B.
(1847), David (1850), James A. (1857), Margaret M.
(1859)
 
McMahan, James N.
1858
Son of Robert(1831) and Elizabeth McMahan.
1860 census, age 2.
 
McMahan, James S.
1886
Son of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan
1900 census, age 13, born June 1886.
 
McMahan, James sr
1876
Son of Redmon
Buncombe Co. land entries: July 9, 1794, James
McMahan enters 100 ac. on ìhisî creek: border: a large
pine tree marked ìJMî; includes the cabbin and runs up
the creek.
Kathy Allen Fleming says that she has Elendor as a
ìWilsonî.
1830 Buncombe County census, James McMahan is
between 50 and 60. Wife is between 40 and 50. 1 boy
between 5 & 10. 3 girls between 10 & 15, 1 girl between
15 & 20.
1850 Y census #73, age 74 married to Elendor age 60.
James McMahan signed the 1825 petition to form
Yancey as a county.
Heritage of Toe River, #94. James McMahan, in a
statement before a Justice of the Peace on Aug 6, 1855,
in reference to a pension hearing for William Jones.
Stated that he was 80 years old, a resident of yancey
County, born in Virginia. That his father Redmon
McMahan was a soldier in the Continental Line. That the
McMahan family moved to what is now Yancey about
1795. (mentioned Grayson County, Va.) That Redmon
and his wife moved to west Tenn. where both of them
died.
Children: Elendor Silver (1814), Emmie Ann Harris
(1820) James jr. (1820).
 
McMahan, Jane
 
Daughter of John Yancey and Julia Ann Benfield
McMahan. Jane married a Getty.(Dusty Rhodes)
 
McMahan, Jane A.
1866
Daughter of Edmond and Serfrona McMahan.
1870 census, Jane A., age 4.
1880 census, Janice M. is age 14.
Yancey County marriage record, Jane McMahan, 18
married Charles Gaddy, 18 on Feb. 21, 1884.
 
McMahan, Jane/Jennie
 
Wife of Nathan/Nathaniel Allen
1850 census #1294, Jane wife of Nathaniel Allen is age
24.
1860 census, #218, Jane is age 40
1870 census, Burnsville #5, Jane is age 40.
Death certificate of son Samuel P. Allen born July 1863,
died Feb 6, 1923. gives name of parents as Nathan Allen
and Jennie McMahan. He is buried at Phipps Creek.
Death Certificate of son A. B. Allen, born 1866 died Feb
6, 1927. Parents were Nathaniel Allen and Jennie
McMahan. Wife was Lizzie Gardner.
Death Certificate of son Wilson McWilliams Allen, born
march 31, 1850, died July 5, 1945, Son of Nat Allen and
Jane McMahan.
Children: Polly M. Rachel, Wilson, Blanchy.
 
McMahan, Jemima
 
Daughter of Stephen and Blanchy Ridley McMahan.
Jemima married Isaac Bradley.
 
McMahan, Jessie Y.
1888
-
1974
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson
McMahan
1900 census, age 13, born March 1887
Jessie married Welzie Riddle.. (source: Kathy Allen
Fleming)
Riddle Cemetery, Cattail Creek
Welzie Riddle Sr. , May 20, 1881-Aug 10, 1965
Jessie M. Riddle, Mar 11, 1888-April 30, 1974.
 
McMahan, Jeter
1894
Son of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 6, born March 1894.
(Jeter married Faye Messer, source Dusty Rhodes)
(Jeter McMahan, 19 married Faye Missimer, 18 on April
30, 1913)
 
McMahan, Jeter
1895
(Jeter McMahan, 18 married Doshia McPeters, 18 on
Aug 24, 1913. Which Jeter?)
 
McMahan, Jeter E.
1894
Son of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan.
1900 census, age 6, born May 1894.
 
McMahan, John
1832
-
1862
Son of Edmond and Mary McMahan
1850 census, #47, age 18, married this year, to Nancy,
age 18.
1860 census, Burnsville # 181, age 30, married to
Nancy, age 29.
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private, Resided in
Yancey County and enlisted at age 29, July 3, 1861.
Died at Knoxville, Tenn. in Nov. 1862. Cause of death
not reported. (Jo White Linn, quoting an estate record,
gives a death date of 1 November 1862.)
Children: Mary Elizabeth (1853), Marcus Clingman
(1856)., James Erwin (1858), Nancy M. (1860)
 
McMahan, John
1857
(Son of William)
1870 census, age 13.
 
McMahan, John
1885
(John McMahan, 22 married Laurah Phillips, 19 on May
15, 1907)
 
McMahan, John
1885
(John McMahan, 34 married Jane Odear, 18 on April 3,
1919)
 
McMahan, John
1887
(John McMahan, 23 married Lizzie Crowder, 19 on July
15, 1910)
 
McMahan, John B.
1855
Son of Robert (1831) and Elizabeth McMahan.
1860 census, age 5.
1870 census, age 14.
 
McMahan, John Baxter
 
Son of John Yancey and Julie Ann Benfield
McMahan.(Dusty Rhodes)
 
McMahan, John C.
1884
Son of Willie/Manning and Martha Caroway McMahan.
1900 census, age 15, born June 1884.
 
McMahan, John D.
1882
Son of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan
1900 census, age 17, born Dec. 1882
 
McMahan, John G.
1858
-
1928
Son of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1860 census, age 2.
YC Marriage Record, John G. McMahan, 22 married
Mary A. Biggs, 18 on March 14, 1879.
1900 census, John is age 44, born Aug 1855. Mary A. is
age 41, born June 1858. They have been married for 22
years and have 9 children of which 8 are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 15, page 156, John
McMahan, married to Liza Biggs, he was born Aug 20,
1856, died April 12, 1928, age 71y, 4m, 8d. Son of
Bryson McMahan and Liza Roland.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 24, page 126, Eliza
McMahan, widow of John McMahan, born June 22, 1861,
died April 23, 1839, daughter of Berry Biggs.
Children: Cornelus R. (1882), William J. (1884), Sarah
(1886), Samuel H. (1888), Evrete W. (1891), Margret E.
(1892), James H. (1896), Joseph W. (1898)
 
McMahan, John G.
1822
Son of Stephen and Blanchey Riddle McMahan.
1850 Y census #69, age 28 married to Elisabeth S., 22.
lives next door to Stephen and Blanchey, believe he is a
son.(Jeremiah Hensley age 3 is in household. Might
indicate that Elisabeth was a Hensley or had been
married to a Hensley.)
(Jackson County Heritage) says that John G. married
Agnes Sophronia Boone (1823-1905)
Children: Sarah A. (1849)
 
McMahan, John Sevier
1864
Son of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan
1870 census, age 6.
Jackson Co. Heritage Bk. married Lizzie Partin on 10
Oct. 1904.
 
McMahan, John W.
1863
Son of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1870 census, age 7.
1880 census, age 16.
Yancey County marriage record, John W. McMahan, 25
married Eliza McPeters, 35 on March 23, 1890. He is
son of James, now living and Elizabeth McMahan, now
dead.
1900 census, Pensacola # 16, age 38, born April 1862.
Lizza is age 48 born, Jan 1852. They have been married
for 10 years and have no children.
 
McMahan, John W.
1866
(John W. McMahan, 45 married Amanda Ogle, 40 on
Sept 2, 1911)
 
McMahan, John W.
1880
Son of Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan.
1880 census, age 7 months, born Feb.
1900 census, Pensacola #9, age 20, born Feb, 1880.
Married within the year to Belle, age 16, born Sept 1883.
 
McMahan, John Yancey
1836
Son of Archibald sr. and Jinsey/Jane Riddle McMahan.
Married to Julia Ann Benfield(1838-1901) (Dusty
Rhodes)
1850 census, age 12, in household of Archibald, sr.
1860 census, Grassey Creek # 1293, age 24, married to
Julia, age 22. (Also in household is Matilda Benfield, age
27)
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private, Resided in
Yancey County and enlisted at age 24, July 3, 1861.
Deserted in March, 1862. Reported on duty as a nurse
on April 29, 1863. No further records.
1880 census, age 40, Pensacola #39, married to Julia A.
age 39. His mother, Jane McMahan, age 76 is living with
him. Jane says that she was born in SC and that both
her parents were born in SC.
John is dead by 1897, per marriage record of son
Charles.
Children: John Baxter, William B. (1864), Sarah J.
(1867), Marion Malcomb (1868-1949), Montgumery
(1869), Redman (1873), Charles (1875), Lillie C. (1879).
 
McMahan, Joseph W.
1898
Son of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 1, born Oct 1898
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 23, page 128,
Joseph McMahan, born Oct 2, 1899, died April 21, 1918,
son of John McMahan and Eliza Biggs.
 
McMahan, Joseph Welzie
1881
-
1968
Son of Thomas and Mary Hall Roberson McMahan
(J. W. McMahan, 32 married Lou Gouge, 18 on Dec 14,
1913)
Yancey County Death certificate, Joseph Welzie
McMahan, born Aug 15, 1881, died March 26, 1968,
Son of Thomas McMahan and Mary Hall, His wife was
Lou Elsie Gouge McMahan.
 
McMahan, Judson
1890
Son of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 9, born Aug. 1890
Judson married Mary E. McMahan(source unknown)
(Judson McMahan, 17 married May McMahan 16 on Jan
25, 1908)
Yancey County Delayed Birth Certificate, Judson
McMahan, born Aug 26, 1891, Son of Bryson McMahan
and Rebecca Greenwood.
 
McMahan, Julia
1872
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan
1880 census, age 8.
 
McMahan, Julius H.
1878
Son of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan
1900 census, Crabtree #68, Julius is age 22, born April
1878. He is married to Sallie, age 20 born Sept 1879.
They have been married for 4 years and have 2 children
of which 1 is living.
Children: Maggie V. (1900)
 
 

McMahan, Laura
1883-
1910
Daughter of Clingman & Margaret Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age 15, born March 1883.
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Laura, wife of S W Haynie, daughter of Cling McMahan, March 6, 
1885-December 25, 1910.

McMahan, Laura
1893
Daughter of Samuel Tilson and Cordelia Harris McMahan
1900 census, age 6, born Oct. 1893

McMahan, Laura J.
1895
Daughter of Thomas?
1900 census, age 4, born Aug,1895

McMahan, Lessa
1895
Daughter of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 5, born March 1895

McMahan, Levi
1832
Son  of Stephen and Blanchey. Riddle McMahan. 
1 Jan. 1832-8 April 1923.
1850 census, age 18, in household of Stephen.
 moved to Jackson County about 1852.

McMahan, Lillie C.
1879
Daughter of John Yancey and Julia Ann Benfield McMahan.
1880 census, age 11 months.
Lillie Married a Williams

McMahan, Linzie
1888-
1962
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Linzie McMahan, 1888-1962
(Lensey McMahan, 24 married Syreptha Hutchins, 19 on March 29,. 
1913)

McMahan, Lizie
1879
Daughter of Edwin E/Ellis and Roseanne Austin McMahan
YC Marriage record:  Lizie McMahan 18 married W. E. Allen, 47 on 
April 7, 1897.  She is daughter of Ellis and Roseanna McMahan, both 
living. William E. is son of A. D. and Rachel Allen.
1900 census, Lizzie C. Allen is age 18, born Sept 1878.  She has 
been married for 3 years and has 1 child.

McMahan, Lizza
1882
Daughter of Willie/Manning and martha Caroway McMahan.
1900 census, age 17, born Oct. 1882.

McMahan, Lizzie
1896
Daughter of Elbert and Mary Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 3, born Nov. 1896

McMahan, Lonnie
1898
Son of Robert and Lillie Nannie McMahan
1900 cenus, age 1, born March 1898.
(Loney McMahan, 20 married Sally Ray, 16 on May 9, 1918)
(Lonnie McMahan, 21 married Reba Hensley, 18 on Dec. 12, 1920)

McMahan, Lonzo
1900
Son of Samuel Tilson  and Cordelia Harris McMahan
1900 census, age 2 months, born March 1900.
(Lonzo McMahan, 18 married Bertah Edwards, 18 on April 21, 1917)

McMahan, Lou Emma
1882
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
YC Marriage Record:  Emer McMahan, 18 married Byrum Ray, 21 on 
Dec. 26, 1897. She is daughter of W. B. and Rebecca McMahan both 
living.
Wife of Brynam Ray
1900 census, Pensacola #3,  Louemmer is age 17, born March 1882.  
She has been married for 2 years and has one child.

McMahan, Lucinda

YC Marriage record:  Lucinda McMahan married James M. Wilson on 
Jan. 10, 1867.

McMahan, Lucius H.
1846
Son of James jr.  and Margaret McMahan.
1850 census, age 4, household of James.
1860 census, age 15.

McMahan, Lucius W.
1876
Son of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan (twin)
1880 census, age 4
Yancey County marriage record, L. W. McMahan, 21, married Ila 
Gardner, 16 on Jan 5, 1896.  He is son of W. B. and Rebecca 
McMahan, both living.
1900 census, Pensacola #91, age 26 born April 1874.  Wife is Ily, 
age 20 born Oct. 1879.  They have been married for 5 years and 
have 2 children.
Children:  Hobart (1897), Dewey (1899)

McMahan, Lucretia
1860
Daughter of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan.
1870 census, age 10.

McMahan, Lucretia
1861
Daughter of Samuel and Winney E. McMahan.
1870 census, age 9.
Wife of Cornelious Phillips
Yancey County marriage record.  Lucretia McMahan, 18 married 
Cornelious Phillips, 20 on Oct 28, 1877.
1880 census, age 19,  Cornelious and Lucresy Phillips live at 
Pensacola # 100

McMahan, Lucretia
1866
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.
1870 census, age 4.( Bill Hensley has name as Lowige)
YC Marriage record:  Lu McMahan, 18 married Goodson Hughes, 18 
on July 6, 1884
1900 census, Crabtree #27, Lucretia is age 33 born June 1866.  She 
has been married to Goodson for 15 years and has 6 children.

McMahan, M. M.

YC marriage record:  M. M. McMahan married Thomas Harris on Jan. 
20, 1871.

McMahan, Maggie
1900
Daughter of Julius H. and Sallie McMahan
1900 census age 4 months, born Jan 1900.

McMahan, Maning
1854
Son of Robert(1831) and Elizabeth McMahan.
YC Marriage Record:  Maning McMahan, 21 married Martha 
Caloway, 18 on April 23, 1875.  He is son of Robert, now living, and 
Elizabeth, now dead.

McMahan, Manley Fillmore
1854-
bef 
1880
Son of William Bryson and Sarah Roland McMahan. (twin)
1870 census, age 16.
Yancey County marriage record Filmore McMahan married Rachel C. 
Ray on April 15, 1870.  Filmore seems to have died before the 1880 
census, as Rachel is listed as a widow.  She lives at Pensacola # 60 
and is age 26.
William Filmore and his wife Rachel are both dead by 1893.  They 
are so listed on son William F. marriage license.
Children: Texana (1874), William F. (1877)

McMahan, Manley Fillmore
1857
Son of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1860 census, age 3.

McMahan, Marcus Clingman
1855-
1894
Son of John and Nancy McMahan.
1860 census, age 4.
Yancey County marriage record, Clingman McMahan, 18 married 
Margaret Hutchins, 19 on June 29, 1873
FOYC Vol 4, #3, p111.  A deed from M. C. and wife Margaret E. 
McMahon, heir of John C. Hutchins.  dated Aug 27, 1874.  Deed book 
11, page 373.
1880 census, Pensacola #63, age 24 married to Margaret, age 26.
Heritage of Toe River # 694. Margaret Emaline Hutchins (01/01/1854-
02/28/1921), daughter of John C. & Sarah Biggs Hutchins, 
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Clingman McMahan, October 1, 1855-September 30, 1894.  next 
grave, Margaret McMahan, January 1, 1854-February 28, 1921.
1900 census, Pensacola #65  Margaret, age 46, born Jan 1854 is a 
widow.  She has 5 children of which 4 are living.
Children: Alis (1874), J. Willard (1876), Sarah (1879). Elsie (1882), 
Laura (1883)

McMahan, Margaret

Wife of James Ogle
Death Certificate, Brisen Ogle, died Jan 10, 1925, son of Jim Ogle 
and Peggy McMahan.
1880 census, Margaret, age 58 is a widow. She lives at Pensacola # 
38.  She has a daughter, Margaret, age 20 and a son Archibald, age 
17.  Also in the house is a grandson, James Harris, age 1.  He may 
be the son of Margaret, as she is listed as married.

McMahan, Margaret
1804
(Based on Boone research)  Margaret McMahan was first wife of 
Jeremiah Boone.

McMahan, Margaret
1817
Wife of John Hensley.  Had at least one child by Greenberry Silver
Children:  Thomas McMahan (1832-1920), Wilson W. McMahan, 
(1839), Archibald A. McMahan (1839), Silas E. Hensley (1842), Jane 
A. Hensley (1845), Goodson McD. Hensley (1846), Martha S. 
Hensley (1847), Mary E. Hensley (1848), William A. Hensley (1849)

McMahan, Margaret
1838
Daughter of Edmond and Mary Wilson McMahan.
1850 census, age 12, in household of Edmond.
1860 census, age 21, in household of Edmond.

McMahan, Margaret
1840
Wife of Lucian Hale Ogle
1870 census, Pensacola #36, Margaret Ogle is age 28, has children, 
Rebecca, James E. Edmond S., Sanders, and David J. , Mary, 
Elender.
1880 census, Margaret, 40, wife of Lucius H. Ogle. Pensacola # 68.
Death Certificate, Mary Elizabeth Ogle, single, born July 14, 1874, 
died May 27, 1914, housekeeper for her father. Daughter of Hale 
Ogle and Margaret McMahan.
Death Certificate, David Jackson Ogle, born May 2, 1872, died July 4, 
1914, son of Lucian Hale Ogle and Margaret McMahan.

McMahan, Margaret
1878
Daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1880 census, age 2.
1900 census, age 22, born 1878, listed as single with 1 child.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 40, page 112, Margaret 
McMahan, born Feb 19, 1874, died Jan 30, 1956.  Daughter of 
Robert McMahan, Buried at Bryant Cem., Celo.   States she is a 
widow.  Informant was Wilson McMahan of Marion, NC.

McMahan, Margaret A.
1856
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.
1860 census, age 4.
1870 census, age 12.
YC  Marriage record:  Margaret A. McMahan, 17 married William F. 
Laws, 19 on Aug. 27, 1872.
1880 census, Crabtree # 42, Margaret, age 23, wife of William F. 
Laws.

McMahan, Margaret M.
1859
Daughter of James jr. and Margaret McMahan.
1860 census, age 1.

McMahan, Margaret M.
1860
Daughter of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1860 census, age 1 month.

McMahan, Margret E.
1892
Daughter of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 7, born Nov 1892
(Margaret McMahan, 18 married Roscoe McMahan on May 15, 1910.  
Is this the one?)

McMahan, Marion
1858
Son of Sanders & Lucinda Harris McMahan.
1860 census, age 2.

McMahan, Marion Malcolm
1868
Son of John Yancey and Julia Benfield McMahan.
1880 census, age 12
YC Marriage record:  Marion McMahan, 18 married Lillie Silver, 18 on 
Sept 4, 1891. W. B. McMahan was a witness.   He is son of J. 
McMahan, now dead and Julia McMahan, who is now living in 
Buncombe County. Lillie is daughter of William and Jane Silver.
Children:  Dorah (1893), Esbon Willard (1895), Elzie (1897), William 
Horace (1899), Wavie Magdalene (1902), Ethel Emily (1904), Norah 
(1907), Ruby Mae (1909), Elenore Lucille (1914), Charles Edward 
(1922)

McMahan, Martha
1858
YC Marriage record:  Martha McMahan, 20, married Thomas Riddle, 
19 on Aug. 16, 1878.

McMahan, Martha
1862
YC Marriage record.  Martha McMahan, 21 married Jefferson Woody, 
20 on Sept. 15, 1883.

McMahan, Martha
1886
Daughter of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 13, born Aug. 1886

McMahan, Martha E.
1862
Daughter of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1870 census, age 8.
ìHertiage of Toe Riverî says she married ìIndependent Johnî 
Hensley.

McMahan, Martha J.
1875
YC Marriage record:  Martha J. McMahan, 17 married Joseph B. 
Calohan, 19 on Oct. 27, 1892.

McMahan, Martha L.
1859
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan(twin)
1860 census, age 1.
1870 census, age 10.
1880 census, age 20, still single and at home.

McMahan, Mary
1802
Jesse W. Oakes, in his work on the Boone family, has Mary 
McMahan listed as the first wife of Jeremiah Boone.  Margaret 
McMahan as the 2nd wife and Sally McMahan as the 3rd.  

McMahan, Mary
1848
Daughter of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan.
1860 census, age 12.

McMahan, Mary
1855
FOYC vol 13, p420.  Mary McMahan, 18 married McWilliam Hensley, 
20 on April 19, 1873.

McMahan, Mary
1859
Daughter of Samuel and Winney
1870 census, age 11.

McMahan, Mary
1889
Daughter of Charles and Finettie Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age 10, born in Sept , 1889.

McMahan, Mary
1895
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
born Jan. 1895

McMahan, Mary
1896
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Mary McMahan McPeters, January 11, 1896-January 17, 1975.

McMahan, Mary A.
1831
Daughter of James B. and Sarah McMahan
1850 census, age 19, in household of James B.

McMahan, Mary Ann
1840
Daughter of Archibald  sr. and Jane Riddle McMahan.
1850 census, age 10, in household of Archibald, sr

McMahan, Mary Ann E.
1859
Daughter of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1860 census, age 1.

McMahan, Mary E.
1859
Daughter of William and Rebecca McMahan.
1870 census, age 11.

McMahan, Mary E.
1871
Daughter of Jackson and Barbara N. Smith McMahan.
1880 census, age 8.
Yancey County marriage record, Mary McMahan married Joseph B. 
Hutchins, 18 on Nov. 18, 1891.  She was daughter of J. and Barbara 
McMahan, both living. He is son of William and Martha Hutchins.
1900 census, Pensacola # 7, Mary Hutchins is age 27, born May 
1874.  She has been married for 8 years and has 2 children..
Eddie McMahan Cemetery, Hwy 197, Yancey County
Mary McMahan Hutchins, 1871-1946.  Next grave: J. Brodgen 
Hutchins, 1873-1941.

McMahan, Mary E.
1899
Daughter of Thomas?
1900 census, age 1, born March 1899.

McMahan, Mary Elizabeth
1853
Daughter of John and Nancy McMahan
1860 census, age 7.
Jo White Linn quoting an estate record, says that Elizabeth was wife 
of S. H. Gradner.

McMahan, Mary J.
1859
Daughter of Samuel and Winna E McMahan.
Wife of Joseph Mack Tipton
1860 census, age 1.
1870 census, age 11.
Yancey County marriage record.  Mary Jane McMahon, 16, married 
Mack Tipton, 19 on June 5, 1875. She is daughter of Samuel 
McMahan, now dead and Winnie E. McMahan, now living.
1880 census, Mary J. age 21 and her husband Joseph Mc Tipton live 
at Jacks Creek # 163.  Her mother lives with them.
1900 census, age 41, has been married for 25 years and has 4 
children.

McMahan, Mary J.
1860
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.(twin)
1860 census, age 1.
1870 census, age 10.

McMahan, Mary J.
1878
Daughter of  Nathaniel and Stacy McMahan
YC Marriage record:  Mary J. McMahan, 18 married Norman Rice, 21 
on Sept. 22, 1896.  She is daughter of Than and Stacy McMahan, 
who are both living in Madison County.

McMahan, Mary Jane
1855
Daughter of Riley A. and Emily Boone McMahan.
1860 census, age 5.
1870 census  Mary Jane age 14.
Jackson Co. Heritage Bk. says married Mack Hensley on 19 April 
1873.

McMahan, Mary L.
1891
Daughter of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan
1900 census, age 9, born Jan. 1891.

McMahan, Mary M.
1860
Daughter of Robert (1831)and Elizabeth McMahan.
1870 census, age 10.
Yancey County marriage record, Mary E. McMahan, 32 married 
Nathan Blevins, 54 on Sept. 9, 1892.  She was daughter of Robert 
McMahan and unknown. He was son of Willie Blevins and not known.
Heritage of Toe River #412.  Mary was Nathanís 3rd wife. He was son 
of Wiley & Rebecca Honeycutt Blevins.  He married a 4th time in 
1896.  Mary may have been dead by that time.

McMahan, Mary S.
1875
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1880 census, age 5
Mary married Ulyless S. Allen
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 1-12 page 391,  Mary Allen, 
wife of U. S. Allen  died Sept 12, 1930 age 49y,9m,17d. Daughter of 
W. B. McMahan and ???Greenwood of Buncombe County.

McMahan, Mary/Polly
1854
YC Marriage record:  Polly McMahan, 25 married Henry Cresawn, 20 
on May 11, 1879.

McMahan, Mary/Polly M
1861
Daughter of Robert and Elizabeth McMahan.
1860 census, age 2 months.
1880 census, age 20, still at home with father. Listed as Polly E.

McMahan, Matilda E.
1862
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy McMahan.
1870 census, age 8.

McMahan, Mattie
1890
Grand-daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1900 census, age 10, born 1890. living with her Grandparents.  Donít 
know which daughter was her mother.

McMahan, Melissa
1880
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
Have seen name as Barbara Melissa.
YC Marriage record:  Malissa McMahan, 18 married Fred Hutchins, 
18 on Nov. 23, 1898.  She is daughter of George H. and Nancy 
McMahan, both living.  He is son of W. W. and Martha Hutchins.

McMahan, Milley M.
1854
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.
1860 census, age 6
1870 census, age 14.
YC Marriage Record:  Milley McMahan, 21 married Zachariah Briggs, 
24 on Dec. 26, 1879.
1880 census, Crabtree # 43, Mila M. is age 26, wife of Zachariah 
Briggs.

McMahan, Montgumery
1869
Son of John Yancey and Julia Ann Benfield McMahan.
1880 census, age 11

McMahan, Morris W.
1860
Son of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1860 cemsus, age 3 months.

McMahan, Myra
1831
Daughter of Archibald sr. and Jane Riddle McMahan.
1850 census, age 19, in household of Archibald, sr.
Married samuel Sparks, 03/11/1855 . 1860 Yancey census, #1292.

McMahan, Nancy
1853
Daughter of Riley A. and Emily Boone McMahan. 
1860 census, age 7.
1870 census Nancy C. age 16.

McMahan, Nancy
1884
Daughter of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan
1900 census, age 16 born Jan. 1884.

McMahan, Nancy B.
1854
Wife of Jesse Rathbone
Yancey County marriage records, Nancy McMahan, 19 married 
Jessie W. Rathbone, 19 on March 24, 1873.
1880 census, Pensacola #78, age 27.  Lives next door to Robert 
McMahan.

McMahan, Nancy C.
1834
Daughter of James B. and Sarah Bailey McMahan
1850 census, age 16, in household of James B.

McMahan, Nancy C.
1854
Daughter of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan.
1870 census, age 16.

McMahan, Nancy J.
1857
YC Marriage record:  Nancy J. McMahan, 22 married Eli Jones, 24 on 
March 21, 1879.

McMahan, Nancy M.
1860
Daughter of John and Nancy McMahan.
1860 census, age 3 months.

McMahan, Naomi
1833
Daughter of Archibald sr. and Jane Riddle McMahan.
1850 census, age 17, in household of Archibald, sr.

McMahan, Naomi
1835
Daughter of Edmond and Mary  McMahan.
1850 census, age 15, in household of Edmond.

McMahan, Nathaniel
1860
YC Marriage record:  Nathaniel McMahan, 18 married Stacy Calahon, 
28 on Jan. 16, 1878.

McMahan, Nellie
1866
Daughter of James and B. McMahan
YC Marriage record:  Nellie McMahan, 25 married Thomas J. 
Roberson, 21 on Nov. 19, 1891.  She is daughter of James and B. 
McMahan.
1900 census, Pensacola #48, Nellie is age 34, born Aug. 1865.  She 
has been married to Tom for 9 years and has two children.

McMahan, P. L.
1890
(P. L. McMahan, 30 married Effie Young, 21 on Feb 14, 1920)

McMahan, Plellra L.
1889
Daughter of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 10, born Oct. 1889

McMahan, Rachel
1852
Daughter of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1860 census, age 8.
YC Marriage record:  Rachel McMahan, 30 married Nathan Blevings, 
45 on Dec. 17, 1882.
Heritage of Toe River #412.  Rachel was Nathanís second wife.  He 
was son of Wiley and Rebecca Honeycutt Blevins.

McMahan, Rebecca Ellen
1859
Daughter of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan
1860 census, age 10 months.
Daughter of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan.
1870 census, age 10.
Yancey County marriage record.  Rebeca McMahan, 19 married 
Samuel F. McPeters, 29 on April 17, 1879.
1880 census, Elen is age 20, Pensacola # 94 , she and her husband 
live next door to her parents.  She has one child Mary R. McPeters.
1900 census, Pensacola #66, Rebecca is age 40 born Aug. 1859.  
She has been married to Samuel for 21 years and has 8 children of 
which 7 are living.

McMahan, Redman
1873
Son of John Yancey and Julia Ann Benfield McMahan.
1880 census, age 7

McMahan, Richman Pearson
1896
Son of Willie/Manning and Martha Calloway McMahan.
1900 census, age 3, born Oct 1896
Yancey County Death Certificate, Richmond Pearson McMahan, born 
Oct. 25, 1897, died March 15, 1963.  Son of Mannon McMahan and 
Martha Ogle.  Wife was Frances McMahan.  He is buried at laurel 
Gap, Pensacola.

McMahan, Riley A.
1829

Son of Stephen and Blanchey Riddle McMahan 
1850 census, age 21, in household of Stephen.. 
Yancey County marriage record, Riley A. McMahan married Emly 
Boon on Aug 16, 1851. (Emily is a daughter of Jeremiah Boone and a 
sister of James Boone, who married Elenor/Nelly McMahan.)
1860 census, age 29, married to Emaliza Boone, age 24.. 
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Corporal,  Born in Yancey County 
where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Yancey County at 
age 31, July 3, 1861.  Mustered in as Private.  Promoted to Corporal 
on an unspecified date.  Discharged on Oct. 24, 1862, by reason of 
ìloss of use of right hand & severe injury of left.î  Place and date of 
injured not reported. 
1870 census, Pensacola # 45, age 34 married to Emily E. Boone, age 
35.  Real estate $200.00.
FOYC vol12, #3, p332.  Divorce: Thomas W. Wheeler vs. Clarinda 
Wheeler, 1872.  Defendant committed adultery on or about Dec 1867 
with Rily McMahan and John McKinney. (Rily McMahan scratched 
out.)
Children:  Nancy C. (1853), Mary Jane. (1855), Sarah Ann (1856), 
Blanchey (1858), Lucretia (1860), Thomas C. (1863), John (1864), 
Robert P. (1866), William L. (1868).

McMahan, Robert

NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment,  NC pension records indicate that 
he served in this company.( no rank or age given.)

McMahan, Robert
1831

Son of Wilson McMahan and ??, 1st wife, Elizabeth ??,  2nd wife 
Martha Holden Merriman.
1850 census, age 19, in household of Archibald, sr., but listed below 
Wilson.
1860 census, age 27, married to Elizabeth, age 29, lives at Burnsville 
# 194. (Elizabeth seems to have died before 1870)
YC Marriage record;  Robert McMahan married Martha Merriman on 
June 25, 1869.
1870 census, age 34, married to Martha, age 30.  Lives at Pensacola 
#19.  Harrison Merriman, age 4 is in household.  
1880 census, age 47, Pensacola # 77, married to Patsy, age 41. 
(Patsy was a nickname for Martha)
1900 census, Crabtree #173, age 66, does not give birthdate.  Patsy 
is age 60, born in 1840. They have been married for 40 years and 
have 8 children.
Death Certificate of daughter, Sarah, states that Marthaís maiden 
name was Holden.
Children: William Manning (1852), Samuel L. (1854),  John B. (1855), 
James N/A.. (1858), Mary/Polly M/E. (1860), Edie/ Elizabeth J. 
(1867), Wilson (1871), Jackson (1873), Cordalie (1874), Sarah 
Louise/Sally (1876), Margaret (1878), Dullie (1883)

McMahan, Robert
1834
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private,  Resided in Yancey 
County and enlisted at age 27, July 3, 1861.  Mustered in as Musician 
(Drummer) but was reduced to ranks on an unspecified date.  
Reported absent without leave in Sept-Oct. 1864,  Took the Oath of 
Allegiance at Chattanooga, Tenn, Nov. 24, 1864.  Reported in a 
Federal Hospital at Chattanooga on Jan. 4, 1865,  No further records.

McMahan, Robert
1834
1900 census, Burnsville #30, Robert McMahan, age 65, born Aug 
1834 is living with his son Thomas.  Who is this Robert.

McMahan, Robert
1879
(Robert McMahan, 54 married Nancy J. Allen, 32 on March 23, 1933)

McMahan, Robert
1892
Son of Thomas?
1900 census, age 7, born Aug 1892.

McMahan, Robert
1894
(Robert McMahan, 21 married Ila Ogle, 17 on Sept 15, 1915)

McMahan, Robert
1894
(Robert McMahan, 26 married Mary Murphey, 17 on June 20, 1920)

McMahan, Robert H.
1878
McMahan-Allen Cemetery at Murchison
Robert H. McMahan, 1878-1964
(Robert H. McMahan, 38 married Aney Allen, 17 on Aug 21, 1917)

McMahan, Robert Henry
1879
Son of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan.
1880 census, age 1.
Yancey County marriage record,  Robert Henry McMahan, 18 married 
Laura Silver, 18 on Sept 13, 1894.  He is son of Elice and Roseanna 
McMahan, both living.
Yancey County marriage record, Robert McMahan, 21 married Lilly 
Nanney, 19 on Jan 20, 1898. Lilly Belle Nanny (Dec 25, 1882-Feb. 5, 
1926) was daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth Roland Nanney. 
(Heritage of the Toe River, #532.)
1900 census, Pensacola #19, age 21, born Oct. 1878.  Married to 
Lillie who is age 18, born Jan 1882.  They have been married for 2 
years and have one child.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 1-12, page 355,  Lillie Bell 
McMahan, born Dec 25, 1882, died Feb 5, 1916, She was married at 
the time.  She was daughter of Andy Nanney and Nancy Roland.  She 
is buried at Pensacola.  Informant was Robert McMahan.
Children:  Carl (1895), Lony (1898)

McMahan, Robert Lee
1879
Son of William Mannon and Martha Caloway McMahan
1880 census, age 1.
1900 census, age 21, born Aug. 1878, single and still at home.
(Robert McMahan, 23 married Dora Odier, 22 on Nov. 5, 1903)
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 30, page 50, Robert Lee 
McMahan, husband of Dara McMahan, born Aug 14, 1879, died Aug 
28, 1945, Son of Mannan McMahan and Martha Calloway.  Buried at 
laurel Branch, Pensacola.

McMahan, Robert P.
1866
Son of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan.
1870 census, age 4.
Jackson Co. Heritage Bk. married Della Bradley on 3 March 1890.

McMahan, Rosco Connelly
1889
Son of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan
1900 census, age 11, born May 1889.
(Roscoe McMahan, 21 married Margaret McMahan, 18, on May 15, 
1910)
(Roscoe McMahan, 34 married Bonnie Moors, 15 on Jan 19, 1924)
(Roscoe McMahan, 42 married Belle R. Roland, 38 on Jan 5, 1934)
Yancey County Death Certificate, Roscoe Connelly McMahan, born 
May 8, 1899, died Feb 16, 1963.  Parents were Ellis McMahan and 
Rosana Austin.  He was a widow. He is buried at McMahan 
Cemetery, Pensacola.

McMahan, Rose
1841
Daughter of Edmond and Mary Wilson McMahan.
1850 census, age 9, in household of Edmond.
1860 census, Rosey, age 19, household of Edmond.

McMahan, Rufinie
1873
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1880 census, age 7

McMahan, S.
1852
(S. McMahan, 65 married Ellen Harris, 35 on Feb 22, 1917.  Who?)

McMahan, Sallie
1876
Daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1880 census, age 4

McMahan, Sallie
1881
Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Sallie McMahan Blankenship, December 23, 1881-July 3, 1924.

McMahan, Sally
1825
(Based on Boone research)  Sally McMahan was second wife of 
Jeremiah Boone.

McMahan, Saloma
1885
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1900 census, age 14, born Oct 1885
Salome married James A. Banks
Yancey County Delayed Birth Certificate, Saloma McMahan, born 
October 11, 1886 at Pensacola.  Daughter of W. B. McMahan and 
Rebecca Greenwood, who was born in Buncombe County.
Yancey County Death Certificate, Saloma Banks, born Nov 11, 1887, 
died Dec. 5, 1979, daughter of Brice McMahan and Rebecca 
Greenwood.

McMahan, Sam H.
1887
Cemetery behind Pensacola School
Sam H. McMahan, November 4, 1887- September 25, 1937.  next 
grave, Sarah D. McMahan, July 4, 1897-April 13, 1937.

McMahan, Samuel
1836
(Son of Archibald and Jane)
1860 census, age 24, household of Archibald sr.

McMahan, Samuel
1837
1860 census,  Day Book # 528, age 23, married to Winna E. age 26.
FOYC vol 1 #2, p42.  Winniford E. Williams (1834) daughter of 
Doctor and Delania Phillips Williams married a McMahan.
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment,  Private,  Born in Yancey County 
where he resided prior to enlisting at age 25, July 3, 1861.  Died in 
hospital at Atlanta, Georgia, March 10-12, 1863, of ìdiarrhoeaî and/or 
ìfeverî.
Winnie, Wife of Samuel.  Widowed by 1870.
1870 census, age 37, Jacks Creek #139.
1880 census, age 47, widowed, lives at jacks Creek # 163 with her 
daughter Mary Jane Tipton.
1900 census, Winnie is age 67, a widow, was married for two years 
and has two children.  Lives with her daughter, Mary J. McMahan 
Tipton.
Yancey County Death Certificate, Winnie McMahan, widow of Sam 
McMahan, died Nov. 19, 1927, age 94 y. 9m. Her father was Dock 
Williams.  She is buried at Burton Yard.
Children: Mary Jane McMahan Tipton (1859), Lucretia (1861)

McMahan, Samuel G.
1869
Son of Edmond and Serfrona McMahan.
1870 census, age 1.
1880 census, age 10.

McMahan, Samuel L.
1854
Son of Robert(1831) and Elizabeth McMahan.
1860 census, age 6.

McMahan, Samuel L.
1855
(Son of Robert and Martha)
1870 census, age 15.

McMahan, Samuel Linzie
1888
Son of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan
1900 census, age 12, born Jan 1888
Yancey County Death Certificate, Sam Linzie McMahan, born Jan. 
18, 1888, died Jan 18, 1962 , son of Irvin McMahan and  Mary 
Autrey.  His wife was Sarepta Hutchins McMahan.  He is buried at 
Low Gap.

McMahan, Sanders
1851-
1936
Son of Archibald  jr. and Rebecca McMahan.
1860 census, age 9.
Yancey County marriage record, Sanders McMahan married Martha 
Riddle on Feb. 21, 1869. Martha was the daughter of James Riddle 
and Elizabeth  Hensley. (source: Richard Riddle)
1870 census, age 19, Pensacola # 15, married to Margaret M.  
Riddle, age 17.
1880 census, Pensacola #66, age 23, married to Martha, age 24. 
Elizabeth Hensley, age 8 is in household.
1900 census, Pensacola #33, age 49 born Feb. 1851,  Married to 
Martha, age 46, born Sept 1853.  They have been married for 30 
years and have 1 child.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 21, page 77, Sanders 
McMahan, married, born Jan 15, 1850, died Feb 2, 1936.  he was a 
carpenter and was born at Pensacola.  He was son of Archie 
McMahan and Rebeca McMahan,  Buried at Vixen, NC.
Children:  Eller (1884)

McMahan, Sanders
1834
son of Mary (1810) and unknown  
1850 census, age 16, in household of Mary.
YC Marriage record:  Sanders McMahan married Lucinda Harris on 
July 27, 1856. Lucinda was a daughter of Maxamiliam & Elizabeth 
Harris.
1860 age 23 married to Lucinda, 18. lives next door to his mother at 
Burnsville #187.  A marriage license in jan 1867 indicates that 
Lucinda McMahan married James M Wilson.  It would seem that 
Sanders has died or dissapeared.
Children:  Marion (1858), Sarah A. (1859).

McMahan, Sarah
1785
Daughter of Redman McMahan, Wife of Joseph B. Ray
1850 census #946, age 65.

McMahan, Sarah
1879
Daughter of Clingman and Margaret Hutchins McMahan
1880 census, age 5 months, born Dec.
YC Marriage record:  Sarah McMahan, 15 married Mills Blankenship, 
24 on Oct. 24, 1895.  She is daughter of Clingman McMahan, who is 
dead and Margaret McMahan, who is now living.  He is son of Govan 
and Sarah Blankenship.

McMahan, Sarah
1886
Daughter of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 13, born June 1886

McMahan, Sarah A.
1849
(Daughter of John G. and Elizabeth S.)
1850 census, age 1.

McMahan, Sarah A.
1859
Daughter of Sanders and Lucinda Harris McMahan.
1860 census, age 1.

McMahan, Sarah Ann
1856

Daughter of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan.
1860 census, age 4. 
1870 census age 12. 
Jackson Co. Heritage Bk, gives dates as 1858-1882.  Married Bud 
Sutton. After her death Bud married Alice McMahan, daughter of 
John and Rutha Jones McMahan on Sept. 15, 1884.

McMahan, Sarah E.
1864
Daughter of Edmond and Serfrona McMahan
1870 census, age 6.
1880 census, Sarah Anne is age 16.

McMahan, Sarah E.
1879
Daughter of Charles B. and Phinetta Catherine Hutchins McMahan.
1880 census, age 10 months, born August.

McMahan, Sarah Elizabeth

Daughter of Archibald
Heritage of Toe River #580.  Sarah married Joseph B. Ray (1776-
1857) son of Thomas & Cecila Ray.

McMahan, Sarah J.
1867
Daughter of John Y. and Julia
1880 census, age 13

McMahan, Sarah L.
1875
Daughter of David and Lizzie McMahan
1880 census, age 5

McMahan, Sarah Louise
1873
Daughter of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1900 census, age 23, born 1873 ? .Sally is listed as single with 3 
children of which 2 are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, Sarah Louise McMahan, born May 
10. 1879, died Oct 5, 1963.  Parents were Bob McMahan and Patsy 
Holden.  States that she is a widow but no husband is listed.  
Informant was Biss McMahan.  She is buried at Micaville.
Children:  David Biss McMahan.

McMahan, Sarah M.
1866
Daughter of James and Elizabeth Riddle Ray McMahan
1870 census, age 4

McMahan, Seraphina
1870
Daughter of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan.
1870 census, age 3 months, born in March.

McMahan, Sewell
1837
Son of Archibald  sr. and Jane Riddle McMahan.
1850 census, age 13 in household of Archibald, sr.
1860 census, Samuel is age 24, living with parents.  Mary Ann age 
21, born Tenn. is listed.  She is probably Sewellís wife.
1870 census, age 38, at home with father.  Mary Ann is age 32.
Sewell was married first to Mary Ann (1838-1874) (Kathy Allen 
Fleming says she was Mary Ann/Polly Riddle)  They had children: 
Sherman (1864), Bunavista (1867).
Yancey County marriage record, Sewell McMahan, 30 married 
Eveline Hensley, 20 on Nov. 12, 1874.  He is son of Archibald and 
Jinsey who are both living. She is daughter of John Hensley.
1880 census, Saul is age 50, he is married to Sallie E. age 45.  They 
live at Cane Rive #137 with Sallie Evolineís parents, Jesse and 
Matilda Hensley.
Children: Sherman (1864), Bunavista (1867)

McMahan, Sherman
1864
Son of Sewell and Mary Ann McMahan
1870 census, age 6 .
1880 census, age 15, in household of William Bryson McMahan, 
listed as a servant.

McMahan, Silvanus B.
1880 
Son of Ervin and Mary Autry McMahan.
1900 census, age 20, born May 1880.
(S. B. McMahan, 23 married Betsy Wilson, 18 on Dec 11, 1903. Not 
sure if this is right one)
(Sylvanious McMahan, 40 married Delila E. Hutchins, 32 on May 13, 
1922)

McMahan, Sophia E.
1868
Daughter of Thomas and Nancy Silver McMahan.
1870 census, age 2.

McMahan, Stella
1888
Daughter of Thomas and Mary Roberson McMahan
1900 census, age 12, born Jan 1888

McMahan, Stella
1891
Daughter of George H. and Nancy Burleson McMahan.
born Jan. 1891

McMahan, Stephen
1780
Son of Redmon
(Jackson County Heritage Bk.) Stephen McMahan was born ca 1780 
in Montgomery County, Va. He came to Yancey County abt. 1805 
where he married Blanche Ridley/Riddle.  By 1830, they were the 
parents of 4 sons and 5 daughters.  In 1834, he received a land grant 
from the state for 50 acres of land on Sanaford Ridge in the 
Pensacola section of Yancey.  About 1855 they moved to Jackson 
County where he bought 50 acres of land on the waters of the 
Tuckaseige River from his son, Riley.  Stephen died ca 1862 at the 
age of 82 and his wife died shortly there after.
1850 Y. census #35, age 70, born in Virginia, under remarks(pet larc)  
married to Blanchey, age 60.  Blanchey was a Riddle. (Have seen 
name as Hensley)
Stephen McMahan signed the 1825 petition to form Yancey as a 
county.
(From Bill Hensley) Stephen was run out of Yancey in the 1850ís for 
stealing hogs. 
Children:  Jemina (1818), Blanchey (1820), John G. (1822), Riley A. 
(1829), Levi (1832), 

McMahan, Talmage
1889-
1974
Son of Samuel Tilson and Cordelia Harris McMahan
1900 census, age 10, born Nov. 1889
(Talmage McMahan, 21 married Olley Hesley, 18 on Dec 25, 1910)
Unknown Cemetery, Bee Branch, Yancey County
Talmage McMahan, 1890-1974:  Allie H. McMahan, 1892-1970.

McMahan, Taylor

1830 Buncombe county census, living next door to James Mcmahan. 
Taylor is between 40 & 50.  Wife is between 30 & 40.  1 boy under 5, 
3 between 5 & 10.  1 girl under 5, 1 between 5 & 10,  2 between 10 & 
15, 1 between 15 & 20.  (Who is Taylor.  Could he be a son of 
James?)

McMahan, Texana
1874
Daughter of Filmore and Rachel C. Ray McMahan.
1880 census, age 6.
YC Marriage record:  Texanah McMahan, 21 married Creed Bayley, 
23 on Sept. 9, 1894.  The names of her parents were left blank, but 
states that both are dead.  He is son of  Jesse and Elizabeth Bailey.

McMahan, Thomas
1834
Son of Green B. Silver and Margaret McMahan.  Wife is Nancy 
Magdaline Silver.
Yancey County Death Certificate vol 1-12, page 1393,  Thomas 
McMahan , widowed, born Jan. 31, 1832, son of Green Silver and 
Margaret McMahan, died May 10, 1920,  Buried at Simmons 
Cemetery, Busick, NC.
1850 , age 16,  in household of Green B. Silver.   
1860 census, Burnsville # 255, age 26, married to Nancy age 22.
1870 census, Crabtree # 29, age 39, married to Nancy, age 35. 
1880 census, Crabtree #44, age 45, married to Nancy, age 40.
1900 census.  Thomas born Jan. 1834 has been married to Nancy  
born July 1837 for 45 years.  They live at crabtree   # 81  where he is 
a miller.  they have 12 children, all are living.
(From Bill Hensley) wife was Nancy Magdaline Silver (1836-1917)
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 1-12, page 1338, Nancy 
Magdaline McMahon, born March 20 1836, died July 25, 1917. 
Father was Thomas Silver, born at Micaville, NC, Mother was Nellie 
McMahan, born at Cane River.  She was married at the time of her 
death.  Informant was Elices McMahan.  Cause of death was stomach 
trouble, signed by Thomas McMahan. She was buried at Robinson 
Graveyard, Buick, NC.
Children: Millie M. (1854), Margaret A./M. (1856), Martha L. (1859), 
Mary J. (1859), Matilda Ellen (1862), Sarah Emeline (1864) 
Lucretia/Lowige (1866), Sophia E. (1868), Dullie (1870), Julia (1872) 
Eva Harriet (1874), Julious H. 1878).

McMahan, Thomas
1873
1900 census, Burnsville #30, Thomas McMahan, age 26, born July 
1873.  He is a widow with several children.  Was married for 8 years.  
His father Robert McMahan is living with him.  The name in the 
census book has a question mark beside it as if the transcriber was 
not sure of name.
Children:  Robert (1892), Laura J. (1895), Altha M. (1897), Mary E. 
(1899).

McMahan, Thomas C.
1860-
1948
Son of Riley A. and Elily E. Boone McMahan
1860 census, age 1 month.
1870 census, age 7.
Jackson Co. Heritage Bk. has dates as 1862- 9 March 1948.  says 
married  Margaret McMahan on 15 Feb. 1882.

McMahan, Thomas W.
1861
Son of William Bryson and Sarah C. Roland McMahan.
1870 census, age 9. Wife was Mary Hall Roberson.
Yancey County marriage record, Thoman W. McMahan, 19 married 
Mary Roberson, 18 on May 18, 1879 (records indicate that Maryís 
maiden name was Hall)
1880 census, T. W. is age 20, Pensacola # 50, married to Mary A. 21.
1900 census, age 40, born April 1860.  Married to Mary, age 42, born 
Dec, 1857.  They have been married for 21 years and she has 15 
children of which 13 are living.
ìHertiage of the Toe Riverî  Thomas was blinded in his youth, a great 
singer, tall and handsom.
Children:  William H (1880),  JosephWelzie(1881-1968), Columbus 
(1883), Chelcy (1884), Martha (1886), Stella (1888), Plellra L. (1889), 
,  Fred Elonzo/Loney(1892) , Hubert (1893), Lessa (1895), Burges 
(1898)   Step-children: Louise? Robertson (1874), David C. Roberson 
(1875).

McMahan, Thomas W.
1879
Son of David and Lizzie McMahan.
1880 census age 9 months

McMahan, Tilson
1869
Son of Archibald jr.  and Rebecca McMahan. (twin)
1870 census, age 9 months, born Sept.
1880 census, age 11.
1900 census, Sa(m) , age not readable, born in July married to Delie, 
32 born Sept 1867.  They have been married for 13 years and have 5 
children of which 4 are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 23, page 132, Samuel Tilson 
McMahan, husband of Cordellia McMahan. died Sept 12, 1938, age 
69y, 2m.  Son of Archie McMahan and Rebecca McMahan.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol38, page 6 0, Cordelia 
McMahan, born Sept 27, 18 68, died April 28, 1953.  Widow, 
daughter of Mack Harris and Jane Hensley. Informant was W. K. 
Riddle. Buried at McMahan Cemetery, Vixion, NC.
Unknown Cemetery, Bee Branch, Yancey County
S. T. McMahan, 1869-1939:  His wife, Delia Harris, 1869-1953.
Children:  Birtha (1888), Talmage (1889), Laura (1893), Lonzo (1900)


McMahan, W. J.

FOYC vol 6, #4, p127.  List of burials in Academy Hill Cemetery:  
Juliet M., wife of  W. J. McMahan, 08/22/1845-05/16/1888.

McMahan, Walter
1876
Son of Willie/Manning and Martha Caloway McMahan
1880 census, age 4.
1900 census, Pensacola #15, age 24, born March 1876.  Married to 
Alice, age 15 born Oct 1884.  They have been married for one year.
(Walter McMahan, 27 married Mary Rice, 18 on Nov. 13, 1904. Was 
it this Walter?)
(Walter McMahan, 32 married Lizzie Gregory, 16 on Nov. 16, 1907. 
Same Walter?)

McMahan, Wilburn
1842
Son of James jr.  and Margaret McMahan
1850 census, age 8, household of James.

McMahan, Wilk
1897
Grand-son of Robert and Martha Merriman McMahan
1900 census, age 3, born 1897.  Living with his grandparents.

McMahan, Willard
1876
Son of Clingman and Margaret Hutchins McMahan
1880 census, age 4

McMahan, Willard
1877
Penland Cemetery, Yancey County, Willard McMahan, June 2, 1877-
October 9, 1900.

McMahan, Willard
1893
Son of Edwin E/Ellis and Rosanna Austin McMahan(twin)
1900 census, age 7, born May 1893..
(Willard McMahan, 18 married Idella McMahan, 26 on Aug 14, 1911)

McMahan, William
1830
1870 census,  Pensacola #31, age 40. There is no wife listed.  Has 
real estate $500.00 and personal $400.00.

McMahan, William
1875
(William McMahan, 25 married Idillia Allen, 18 on Sept 26, 1900.)

McMahan, William
1894
Son of Charles and Finettie Hutchins McMahan.
1900 census, age was unreadable, but born after 1893.

McMahan, William B.

Silvers Cemetery, Pensacola
Wm B McMahan, Co A 3NC MTD INF (no dates)

McMahan, William B.
1828
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment, Private,  Resided in Yancey 
County and enlisted at age 33, July 3, 1861.  Mustered in as 
Sergeant.  Deserted in March, 1863.  Returned to duty on an 
unspecified date.  Reduced to ranks prior to June 18, 1864.  
Captured at or near Marietta, Georgia, on or about June 18, 1864.  
Sent to Nashville, Tenn.  Confined at Louisville, Kentucky, June 26, 
1864.  Transferred to Camp Morton, Indianapolis Indiana, where he 
arrived on June 28, 1864.  Released on June 12, 1865, after taking 
the Oath of Allegiance.

McMahan, William B.
1842
Son of James jr.  and Margaret McMahan.
1850 census, age 3, household of James.
1860 census, age 13.

McMahan, William B.
1864
Son of John Y. and Julia
1880 census, age 16
YC Marriage record: W. B. McMahan, 21 married Sarah Banks, 20 on 
July 24, 1884.

McMahan, William Bryson
1827-
1908

Son of Archibald and Jane Riddle McMahan. 1st wife, Sarah C. 
Roland: 2nd, Rebecca Burleson/Greenwood. 
1850 Y. Census, age 20  a farmer. Wife is Sarah C., 16.   1860 age 
27, married to Sarah C, 22. Burnsville # 197.
1870, age 40.   presume that Sarah is dead.  There is a Rebecca, 
age 16.  There was no Rebecca McMahan on the 1860 census.  This 
is probably Williams 2nd wife. 
(Sarah was Sarah C. Roland, (from William Hensley)
1880 census, Pensacola # 14, William is age 52, married to Rebecca, 
age 25.
1890 veterans census, William B. McMahan is listed as having 
served as a pvt in Co A  3 NC Inf  from July 1864-Aug 1865.
1900 census  Pensacola # 39   William says he was born March 
1827.  he is a widow. 
ìHeritage of the Toe Riverî says that William married 2nd. Rebecca 
Burleson. (need to check records, Bills Hensley has Rebecca 
Greenwood, whose mother was a Burleson) (Delayed Birth Certificate 
for daughter, Saloma gives mothers name as Greenwood.)
ìBryce McMahan was with the party that found Dr. Mitchellís body on 
Mt. Mitchell in 1857.î (Heritage of Toe River, # 42)
Yancey Co. Book of Settlements, p 221 & 222.  Heirs at law of 
William Bryson McMahan entered 18 Nov. 1910
Martha Riddle , wife of Thomas Riddle of Buncombe Co.,  L. M. Ray,   
Jeter McMahan,   Judson McMahan,   L. W. McMahan,   Ida nanney,   
W. H. McMahan,   J. G. McMahan,  U. S.  Allen,   Jessie Riddle,   
Salome Banks.
Each heir received $4.76 from the estate.
Children: Manley Filmore (1857), John G. (1858), Mary Ann E. 
(1859), Morris W. (1860), Thomas W. (1861), Martha E. (1862),  
Seraphina (1870), Ruffinie (1873), Mary S. (1875), Ida (1874), 
Luchus W. (1874),  William Hayes (1878), Isabelle (1879), Lou Emma 
(1882), Salome (1885), Jessie L. (1887), Judson (1890), Jeter (1894)

McMahan, William C.
1877
Son of David and Lizzie McMahan
1880 census, age 3

McMahan, William F.
1877
Son of Manley  Filmore and Rachel C. Ray McMahan.
1880 census, age 3.
Yancey County marriage record, William F. McMahan, 18 married 
Agnes Padgett, 15 on March 1, 1893.  He is son of William and 
Rachel McMahan who are both dead.

McMahan, William H.
1880
Son of Thomas W. and Mary Roberson McMahan.
1880 census, age 3 months, born March.
1900 census, Willie is age 20, born March 1880.

McMahan, William Hayes
1878
Son of William Bryson and Rebecca Burleson McMahan
1880 census, age 2 .
Yancey County marriage record, William H. McMahan, 21 married 
Eva Riddle, 20 on March 27, 1898.  He is son of W. B. and Rebecca 
McMahan, both living.
1900 census, Pensacola #114, age 23, born Aug 1876.  Eva M. is 
age 22, born Dec 1877.  They have been married for 2 years and 
have 1 child.
Yancey County Death Certificate, Eva Riddle McMahan, widow, born 
Dec. 3, 1877, died Aug 10, 1962 at Marion.  Widow of William Hayes 
McMahan, daughter of Samuel Riddle and Mary N. Rust.  Buried at 
Oak Grove Cemetery, Marion NC.
Children:  Edner (1899)

McMahan, William Horace
1899
Son of Marion Malcombe and Lillie Silver McMahan
born 19 Oct 1899, died 31 Jan 1977.
Horace McMahan, 19 married Eulida  Mae Allen, 16 on July 26, 1918)

McMahan, William J.
1884
Son of John and Mary A. Biggs McMahan
1900 census, age 15, born June 1884.

McMahan, William Levi
1868
Son of Riley A. and Emily E. Boone McMahan
1870 census, age 2.

McMahan, William Manning
1855-
1932
Son of Robert (1831) and Elizabeth Biggs McMahan.
1860 census, age 8.
1870 census, age 17
Yancey County marriage record.  Manning McMahan, 21 married 
Martha Caloway, 18 on April 20, 1875.
1880 census, Burnsville # 95, a miner, married to Martha, age 22.
1900 census, Pensacola # 25, Will??? M. is age 42, born Oct 1857.  
He is married to Martha C., age 40 born May 1860.  They have been 
married for 25 years and have 8 children of which 7 are living.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 15, page 75, Martha McMahan, 
wife of W. M. McMahan, died May 8, 1930, age 68 y, 1m. She was 
daughter of Tom Calloway and Martha Calloway.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 17, page 151, William Mannon 
McMahan, widowed, died at Pensacola on Feb 4, 1932, age 81 
years.  He was son of Bob McMahan and Margrette Biggs.
Children: Walter (1876), Robert L. (1878), Lizza (1882), John C. 
(1884), Dorey (1889), Bell (1890), Pearson (1896)

McMahan, William McKinley
1896
Son of James & Emma Jane Hutchins McMahan, 
born Sept 1896
(McKinley McMahan, 18 married Martha Vernon, 18 on March 10, 
1915)
Yancey County Death Certificate, William McKinley McMahan, born 
Sept 10, 1898, died May 19, 1962, son of James McMahan and 
Emma Jane Hutchins.  Wife was Martha V. McMahan.

McMahan, William Nelson
1881
Son of Jackson and Barbara Smith McMahan
1900 census, age 18, born July 1881. Single and at home with his 
mother.
Yancey County Death Certificate, vol 33, page 6,  William Nelson 
McMahan, husband of Annie McMahan, born July 2, 1881, died Jan 
8, 1948, Son of Jackson McMahan and Barbara Rathbone,  Buried at 
McCracken Cemetery, Burnsville.

McMahan, William Y.
1875
1900 census, age 25, born March 1875.  He is a border in the home 
of Samuel Riddle at Pensacola #81.

McMahan, Wilson
1805
Son of James and Elendor McMahan?
Listed in North Carolina Volunteers Participating in the Indian 
Removal.
Buncombe census 1830. W. McMahan (is this Wilson) age 20-30 . 
Wife is age 30-40.  two girls under 5. 
1850 census, age 45, in household of Archibald, sr.
 (probably brother of Archibald. )
Wilson McMahan signed the 1825 petition to form Yancey as a 
County.
1860 age 55, living alone but near Archibald sr.
Children: Robert (1831)

McMahan, Wilson
1832
Son of Mary and unknown 
1850 census, age 18, in household of Mary.
1860 census, age 25, Burnsville # 186 , living with his mother.
NC Troops, Co B, 29th Regiment,  Private,  Resided in Yancey 
County and enlisted at age 27, July 3, 1861.  Deserted on Sept. 17, 
1862.  Reported absent without leave in Yancey County in Sept-Oct. 
1864.  Went over to the enemy on an unspecified date.  Took the 
Oath of Allegiance at Chattanooga, Tenn, Nov. 24, 1864.

McMahan, Wilson
1870
Son of Robert (1831) and Martha Merriman McMahan.
1870 census, age 1 month, born May.
1880 census, age 9
Yancey County marriage record, Wilson McMahan, 22 married Sarah 
Carroll, 20 on March 11, 1893.  He is son of Robert and Patsy 
McMahan, both living. She is daughter of Noah and Nancy Carroll.

McMahan, Wilson W.
1839
Son of Margaret McMahan Hensley and ??? possibly Greenberry 
Silver
1850 census, age 11, household of John Hensley at #977.

McMahan, Woderd
1869
Unknown Cemetery, Bee Branch, Yancey County, Woderd McMahan,  
July 12, 1869-April 17, 1887.

McMahan, Woodville
1869
Son of Archibald jr. and Rebecca McMahan. (twin)
1870 census, age 9 months, born Sept.
1880 census, age 11.

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