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Joy Marie McMahon Tighe's Family Home Page

Updated September 5, 2000

Joy Marie Tighe
Houston, Texas A-United States

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Hello! I'm just beginning to research my family tree. On my Father's side, I'm researching McMAHON and PAINTER. The info I have, provided by newly-found cousin, Stephen McMAHON, is: Wm. McMACHEN, b. 1695 > John McMAHON, b. 1721 > John Blair McMAHON, Sr., b. 1753 > John Blair McMAHON, JR., b.1773, > Daniel Benjamin McMAHON, b. 1802, prob. in Nelson Co., KY; > Daniel "Curley" McMAHON, b. 1852, in N. Zulch, TX > Arthur McMAHON, b.1883, in N. Zulch, TX > Arthur "Oss" Granville McMahon, b. 1909 in N. Zulch, TX, d. 1975 in Alto, TX. My work on this is dedicated to my Daddy, Oss.Info provided by yet another newly-found cousin, Mickey HOWARD, takes the PAINTERs back to James M. PAINTER, born in NC 28 Dec 1818, m Cinthia ROBINSON 1842, d 08 April 1901, near Elijay,GA. Son: Daniel Bryson PAINTER, b.1853, m. Sarah ERLY, d. ? (Gap) My paternal Grandmother was Cordia PAINTER, b. about 1887 in TN, m. Arthur McMAHON,d.1961, N. Zulch, TX; son, Arthur Granville "Oss".

On my Mother's side, I am researching: STARLING, SWAIN, MUSE, MAYO, JARO, COLEMAN, & TOOTLE. With info provided by my aunt, Beatrice BRENNAN, the STARLINGs prob. go back to William STARLING of London; William; Roderic, who m. ?HUBBARD; William, who m. Jane GORDON and had William in 1755 or 56 in VA; Wm. married Susanna LYNE in 1774, and Sarah ?; the next William was born in 1781 n NC, m. Patsy WEBB and Catherine ROGERS; son Levi, b.1805; Alexander M., b 1846; Lafayette Jasper, b.1866; Ramsey Alexander, b. 1890, and Syble Lucille, my Mom, b. 1914. My work here is dedicated to Mama.
This site is definitely under construction. I'm open to corrections and additions. Would appreciate any info/help available, and am willing to share what info I have. Thanks!

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