Thomas McGehee (c.1659 - 1727)

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Nicknames: "MAGEE - MACKGEHEE - MACKGAHYE"
Place of Burial: King William County, VA, United States
Birthplace: Loch Katrine, Stirling, United Kingdom
Death: Died in St Johns Parish, King William, Virginia, USA
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About Thomas McGehee

WILL OF THOMAS MACKGEHEE - Dated 27 July 1727, St. John's Parish, King William County Son William 10 shillings to buy a mourning ring Dau Anna Butler Dau Dinah and her husband Joseph Lipscomb 20 shillings Son Abraham 96 acres part of land I live on, one negro, bed and furniture and a large chest Sons Jacob and Samuel and Dau Sarah, when they come of age, 5 lbs each to be paid them by son Abraham Son Edward 50 acres of land, one negro, one bed and furniture, one large chest which was his mothers Son Samuel 50 acres of land, one feather bed and furniture, one large chest, riding mare, saddle and bridle Dau Sarah one feather bed, chest and drawers, sealskin trunk, 5 lbs. currency, her mother's horse saddle and bridle Dau Mary Dickson one feather bed, one pair blankets, desk, etc. Cattle, sheep, hogs, etc., to be equally divided Exs: sons Abraham, Edward and Samuel Wts: Robert Bambridge, W. Craddock, J. Buckley

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Thomas had 9 children. 8 of them were by Anne, who was his 2nd wife.

Not sure why he changed his name when he came to America.

He was a Scottish prince.

Came from Scotland before 1701. Married Ann about 1688 in VA. Thomas Mackgehee, born Abt. 1659 in Loch Katrine, Scotland; died Aft. 27 July 1727 in St. John's Parish, King William County, Virginia; married Ann Bastrop.

Born in Scotland, presumably in 1618 (see below). Arrived in Virginia by 1653; was listed in that year as a headright on a grant of 1,000 acres to William Hoccaday of York County, VA. "Headright" means that his passage to the colony was paid by Hoccaday, who as a result received a set amount additional acres on his land grant for each such immigrant. Most persons who immigrated in this manner repaid their fare by indentured servitude.

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will recorded in Will Book No. 2, pp. 84-85 of Louisa County, Virginia

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Thomas McGehee's Timeline

1659
1659
Stirling, United Kingdom
1672
November 1, 1672
Age 13
King William, Virginia, USA
1676
1676
Age 17
Virginia, USA
1689
October 9, 1689
Age 30
St Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia
1689
Age 30
VA, USA
1691
1691
Age 32
New Kent, VA, USA
1691
Age 32
New Kent County, Virginia
1693
1693
Age 34
Kent, UK
1693
Age 34
1695
1695
Age 36
New Kent, VA, USA