William Maxey, Sr. (1759 - 1833)

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Birthplace: Halifax County, VA, USA
Death: Died in Monroe County, KY, USA
Managed by: Marsha Gail (Kamish) Veazey
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About William Maxey, Sr.

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A075794

From the Monroe County, Kentucky history book - 1820-1988 --

"William Maxey Sr. came to Kentucky in 1787 and in 1806 settled in Monroe County. He served in the Revolutionary War. He fought in the battle of Guilford Court House, North Carolina and was present at the seige of Yorktown, when the British forces under Cornwallis surrendered. File #8412 National Archives.

Samuel Bell Maxey: A Biography

By Louise Horton

In 1788, he settled on 500 acres at Turkey Neck Bend on the Cumberland River in Lincoln county, Kentucky

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In the 1850 Monroe Co., Ky. Census he was indeed 62 and his wife Martha was only 28.

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William was the first Maxey to live in Kentucky, coming to the state in about 1790.

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William Maxey, Sr.'s Timeline

1759
February 11, 1759
Halifax County, VA, USA
1784
September 9, 1784
Age 25
Halifax County, VA, USA
1786
1786
Age 26
Halifax, VA, USA
1787
December 8, 1787
Age 28
VA, USA
1789
April 10, 1789
Age 30
Fayette, KY, USA
1791
February 13, 1791
Age 32
Monroe County, Kentucky, United States
1792
September 7, 1792
Age 33
Lincoln, KY, USA
1794
1794
Age 34
1796
October 2, 1796
Age 37
Lincoln, KY, USA
1798
September 9, 1798
Age 39
Barren, KY, USA