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MACKY, John

MACKY, John[1]

Male 1794 - 1825  (30 years)

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  • Name MACKY, John 
    Birth 25 May 1794  Frederick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military Lieutenant in War of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 1813 - 1814  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He entered the service on the 29th of March, 1813, when he was 19 years old, and continued in active service until he resigned his commission a year later
    Possessions 5 Sep 1818  Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • On September 5, 1818, John Macky bought from John McDonald and wife Letitia, of Allegheny County, Maryland, for $200. a 50-acre parcel of land in Frederick County
    Burial Apr 1825  Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • As of 1891: “Buried in Winchester in the garden (“Glen Gary”) of his mother and his remains are still there. “
    Death 1 Apr 1825  Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • A granddaughter wrote in January 1891 that her grandfather, John Macky, died in the “original Glen Gary house
    Person ID I952  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2023 

    Father MACKY, Dr Robert,   b. Scotland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Apr 1814, Winchester, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother SNICKERS, Catharine,   b. 20 Aug 1757, Frederick Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Jan 1832, Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage Bef 1782  Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Family ID F372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MCGUIRE, Rebecca Holmes,   b. 1798, Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jul 1879, Charles Town, WV Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 81 years) 
    Marriage 25 May 1815  Winchster, Frederick, VA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    • They were married in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Dr. Alexander Balmain, “clergyman of the P. E. Church,” on the 25th of May, 1815, and that neither of them had been married before
    Notes 
    • From Frederica Trapnell research:

      Rebecca Holmes McGuire was a redheaded, seventeen year old Irish lass when she married John Macky. [10]
    Children 
     1. MACKY, Frederica,   b. 4 Apr 1816, Frederick Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 9 Apr 1891, Charles Town, WV Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     2. MACKY, Elizabeth Holmes,   b. 7 Dec 1819, “Glen Gary”, Winchester, Frederick County, VA USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 5 Oct 1895, Indianapolis, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     3. MACKY, Catharine,   b. 20 Oct 1822, Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Aug 1849 (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2023 
    Family ID F366  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 May 1794 - Frederick Co., VA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1813 - 1814 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 May 1815 - Winchster, Frederick, VA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 5 Sep 1818 - Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Apr 1825 - Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1 Apr 1825 - Winchester, Frederick County, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    John Macky History Transcribed
    John Macky History Transcribed

  • Sources 
    1. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, John Macky was a son of Doctor Robert Macky and Catharine Snickers. The name is variously spelled, but spelling it without the ‘e’ was conforming to early custom.

    2. [S57] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, Frederica Holmes Trapnell notes, (Various letters, charts, notes 1940s-1990s), Joseph Trapnell fan chart.

    3. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, According to pension records in the National Archives, (File N1, WC 73503, War of 1812), John Macky was born about May 25, 1794.

    4. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, He entered the service on the 29th of March, 1813, when he was 19 years old, and continued in active service until he resigned his commission a year later .

    5. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, Between 1817, two years after his marriage to Rebecca Holmes McGuire, and 1823, John Macky held title to a 600-acre farm on Red Bud Branch in Frederick County, just north of Winchester.

    6. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, John Macky, died in the “original Glen Gary house… and was buried in Winchester in the garden of his mother and his remains are still there.

    7. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, A granddaughter wrote in January 1891 that her grandfather, John Macky, died in the “original Glen Gary house.

    8. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, Catharine Snickers, born August 20, 1757, married Dr. Robert Macky.

    9. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky, The pension record includes a notarized Claim in his widow states that he was of medium size, had dark hair and blue eyes, and that they were married in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, by Dr. Alexander Balmain, “clergyman of the P. E. Church,”.

    10. [S629] Frederica Holmes Trapnell, John Macky.




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