|i.||Daniel Atchley, born in Middlesex Co., New Jersey; died 2 Mar 1863 in Sevier Co., Tennessee; married Sarah.|
Notes for Daniel Atchley:|
1830 Census -- Sevier Co., Tennessee, page 5.
MILITARY: Soldier in the Revolutionary War
He emigrated to Loudoun Co., Virginia and while there residing he enlisted in and served in, the American army during the Revolutionary War. He emigrated, about 1787, to Sevier Co., Tennessee. The tombs of Daniel Atchley and wife, Sarah, are in the Old Pate (or Long) Cemetery, located near French Broad River and one or two miles northwest of Providence Church.
Tombstone: Died March 2, 1863.
Notes for Sarah:|
Her maiden name was probably either Dunlop or Christian.
|ii.||Joseph Atchley, born in Middlesex Co., New Jersey; died 1829 in Rhea Co., Tennessee; married Christener.|
Notes for Joseph Atchley:|
Soldier in the Rev. War. There is a DAR record on him. Joseph applied for a pension 1825. Said his name was Axley or Ashley (he used both names). That he was 78 years old in 1825. Wife was 60 yrs old. At home he had a crippled son named Moses, age 17 and his daughter, Therse, was 16 and an unnamed boy age 10. It said he was a farmer by occupation and that he was poor. He owned:
1 mare & 1 colt, 13 years old $30.00
3 cows & 1 calf $15.00
7 hogs $4.00
1 bed $4.00
2 biggins & 1 pail $0.50
8 chickens $0.25
Cupboard ware $1.50
It says he cannot live without the charity of the government. It says he enlisted in March 1775 for a term of 9 months in the state of New Jersey in the Company commanded by Capt. Gallaway in the Regiment Commanded by Maj. John Dunn and Col. Herd in the New Jersey Continental troops of Generals Lee Mullenbury & Gen Washington. Says he served 6 months in Virginia and when Cornwallis was defeated. He said he was poor and ignorant and did not know how or in what manner to apply and pursue the act of 1st May 1820.
|iii.||Martin Atchley, born in Middlesex Co., New Jersey; died in Meigs Co., Tennessee; married (1) Annie Catlett in Sevier Co., Tennessee; married (2) Zephery Tyler 1785 in Botetourt Co., Virginia.|
Notes for Martin Atchley:|
Martino Atchley and family left Sevier Co., TN and lived for a few years in Washington Co., TN. Later they settled in what is now Meigs Co., TN. Martino was a member of Pisgah Baptist Church, and it is believed that his remains were buried in the cemetery near that church, which is located about four miles north of Decatur, Meigs Co., TN.
Married a third time to unknown person.
MILITARY: Revolutionary War Soldier.
|iv.||Mary Atchley, born 1747 in Middlesex Co., New Jersey; died 1809 in Montgomery Co., Virginia; married (1) John Holmes in Loudoun Co., Virginia; born 1730 in Coleraine Co., Ireland; died 1781 in Frederick Co., Virginia; married (2) Enoch Muirheid; born 1755; died 1805 in Montgomery Co., Virginia.|
Notes for Mary Atchley:|
After the death of John Holmes, in 1781, she married Enoch Muirheid. About 1790, the family emigrated from near Winchester, Frederick Co., Virginia, to a farm near the confluence of Peake Creek with New Rilver, about 80 miles east of the towm of Pulaski. This farmstead then was located in Montgomery Co., but county lines being later changed place the location in Pulaski Co. Here, Mary Atchley Holmes Muirheid died and was buried. Bh her grave was buried her second husband, Enoch Muirheid, and her sons, George Muirheid and Alexander Holmes. The grave of Mary is unmarked.
She died in 1809 in Montgomery Co. (now Pulaski County), Virginia
Notes for John Holmes:|
He was from Coleraine County, Antrim, Ireland. He came to the United States, June 8, 1757. He was a Greek scholar and taught in the Virginia schools. He was a member of the Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons.
|24||v.||Thomas Atchley, born 3 May 1755 in Middlesex Co., New Jersey; died 11 Oct 1836 in Sevier Co., Tennessee; married Lydia Richards 1780 in Loudoun Co., Virginia.|
|vi.||Abraham Atchley, born 25 Oct 1759 in Princeton, Mercer Co., New Jersey; married ??? Alsey.|
Notes for Abraham Atchley:|
MILITARY: Revolutionary War Soldier
Notes for Margaret Wilson:|
Source: 'Sevier County, Tennessee and its Heritage', 1994, p 190.
Notes for Hugh Duggan:|
1830 Census -- Sevier Co., Tennessee, page 93.
|iii.||Robert Duggan, born 1765; died 1844 in Sevier Co., Tennessee; married Margaret Dunn.|
Notes for Robert Duggan:|
1830 Census -- Sevier Co., Tennessee, page 93.
|28||iv.||Daniel Duggan, born 1775 in On Ship.|
|30||i.||Jr. Archibald McMahan, born 1773; died 27 Feb 1853 in Sevier Co., Tennessee; married Elizabeth Byrd 28 Sep 1793 in Grayson Co., Virginia.|
Notes for Ely McMahan:|
1830 Census -- Sevier Co., Tennessee, page 20
|vi.||Saunders E. McMahan|
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