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Martin Burleson Maney

Birthdate: (82)
Birthplace: Templeludigen, Wexford, Leinster, Ireland, UK
Death: April 15, 1830 (82)
Painted Fork, Yancy, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Barnardsville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Maney and Scellos Faye (Shawnee) Maney
Husband of Keziah Maney
Father of Sarah Maney; Nancy Sarah Maney; John Jackson Maney; James M. Maney, Sr.; Lucinda Maney and 3 others
Brother of James Maney

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About Martin Burleson Maney

About Picture ( The historic Maney Family Cemetery on Paint Fork Road is located on the old Martin Maney home place in Barnardsville, Buncombe County , North Carolina . The unmarked fieldstones shown in the photo are the final resting place for Martin and Keziah (Vann) Maney. Near their graves are marked headstones for their oldest son, John J. Maney and his wife, Mary Polly (Metcalf) Maney. This photo is facing east toward Burt Mountain and beyond is the Pisgah National Forest.

•Birth: 1748 in Templeludigen, Wexford County, Ireland 1 •Death: 15 APR 1830 in Paint Fork, Yancey Co., NC 1

Marriage 1 Keziah VANN b: 1761 in Cherokee Reservation •Married: 15 SEP 1781 in Jonesboro, TN 1 •Note: Martin Arrived in Virginia in October 1769 on the Brig (a two masted ship) named "Fanny", piloted by Captain Richard Taylor. This is recorded in the Minute Book of 1774-1782 of Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

Martin Maney was born 1748 near the town of Templeludigen, Wexford County, Ireland. About age 19, in return for passage expenses, Martin agreed to a labor contract, to be an apprentice for seven years at the Kenmore Manor in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He arrived in Virginia during October 1769. He worked for Colonel Fielding Lewis, who was building Kenmore Manor. Colonel Lewis was married to Betty Washington, the only sister of GEORGE WASHINGTON. Martin Maney served in the Revolutionary War.

Martin Maney and Keziah Vann are buried at Paint Fork of Little Ivy River, in Madison County, N.C. which adjoins Green County, Tenn.

Notes for Keziah Vann: 1/2 Cherokee Indian Children 1. John Jackson MANEY b: 11 FEB 1785 in Cherokee Reservation, Sweetwater, Washington Co., TN

•Birth: 1748 in near town of Templeludigen, Wexford county, Ireland •Death: apr 15 1830 in Paint Fork, buncombe county now known as Yancey Co. , NC •Note: revolutionary war veteran

Note: [Col_Jo_Hardin_OnLine.ged]

Martin was white, but his wife Keziah was of Cherokee descent. Martin is the ancestor of all the Maney's of Western N.C. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War, and an Indian fighter (which is strange that he would later marry a Cherokee). He had resided in Washington, N.C. which is now Tennessee. He enlisted in the Service of the United Colonies at the Long Island of the Holston on 4th Dec 1775. He applied for his pension in 1818. At that time, he had stated that he was in Capt. James Knox Co., 8th Va. Reg't. which was commanded by Col.Muhlenberg. He also stated that he was in the Battle of White Plains,Germantown and Monmouth, and that he was discharged at Valley Forge, Pa. Martin re-enlisted in 1779 and served another three years and served in the 9th Va. Reg't. After his discharge in ca. 1782, he was then called upon to take part in Frontier Indian skirmishes and to scout. He had also served under Lt. Col. Burges Ball. Martin was still in the Army when he married Keziah. He was in a Co. Cavalry which was stationed at Campbell's Station on Big Limestone Creek. In 1782, he was with Wilson and Col. John Sevier in the conflict against the Indians and the Tories at the Tennessee River. Martin moved to Buncombe Co., N.C. between 1790 and 1796. Records recorded on 16th March 1821, that Martin was at the age of sixty-nine and he was then blind. His spouse Keziah being the age of fifty-six. When Martin died on 15th April 1830, they were residing in Buncombe Co.,which in 1833 would then become a part of Yancey County. Their land was apart of Buncombe that formed Yancey. Martin is listed several times as MARTIN B. MANEY and shows him as the spouse of KIZIAH in older U.S. Court Claims Records for Cherokee Blood.This is taken from pamplets that I have.

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Father: James MANEY

Marriage 1 Keziah VANN b: 1765 •Married: 15 SEP 1781 in Jonesboro, Washington Co., Tennessee 1 Children 1. Nancy Sarah MANEY b: 24 OCT 1783 in Cherokee Reservation, Sweetwater, Monroe Co., Tn. 2. John F. MANEY b: 11 FEB 1785 in Washington Co., Tn. 3. Martin B. MANEY Jr. b: 28 OCT 1786 in Cherokee Reservation, Sweetwater, Tn. 4. William MANEY b: 6 JUN 1795 in Cherokee Reservation, Sweetwater, Tn. 5. Elizabeth MANEY b: 22 MAR 1798 in Cherokee Reservation, Sweetwater, Tn. 6. James M. MANEY , Sr. b: 1804 in Buncombe Co.

Sources: 1.Title: Col_Jo_Hardin_OnLine.ged Author: Authored by: Belinda Pierce, Publication: This was not personally researched by me - rjb Note: unknown

•Note: Martin Maney - Patriot and Patriarch •Note: Additional War info •Note: Revolutionary War veteran to be honored at last •Note: Revolutionary War Veteran •Note: Revolutionary War vet honored "Martin Maney was born on a small farm in 1752 probably near the village of Temple Udigan in Wexford County, Ireland. . . . "On page 3 of the Martin Maney book is a copy of the Spotsylvania County, VA. Records for the Minute Book 1774-1782 on which records Fielding Lewis' entry that he 'came into Court and made oath that in October 1769 he imported into this State eighty two indented servants from Ireland on the Brigg Fanny by Captain Richard Taylor . . . .' Martin is found as the first name on line fifteen of that record. In researching who Fielding Lewis was I discovered him as being the brother-in-law to Commanding General George Washington."

-- Milus B. Maney, Martin Maney 1752-1830 A Revolutionary War Soldier and Related Families (citing Frederick

Adam Virkus, The Compendium of American Genealogy, Institute of American Genealogy, 440 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL, 1933). See Magazine of Virginia Genealogy, published quarterly by the Virginia Genealogical Society, "Some Importations Registered in the Spotsylvania County Minute Book" contributed by Richard Slatten, Volume 26, February 1988, Number 1, page 62. The original Spotsylvania Court document also may be found on microfilm in Salt Lake by ordering the microfilm through your local LDS Family Research Center.

Sources: Margie Silver, Milus B. Maney, Juanita Maney Ashby, and Ancestry.Com's OneWorldTree.

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Martin Burleson Maney's Timeline

Wexford, Leinster, Ireland, UK
Age 2
Virginia, USA
October 24, 1783
Age 35
Sweetwater, Monroe, North Carolina (now Tennessee), USA
February 11, 1785
Age 37
Yancey, NC, USA
October 28, 1787
Age 39
June 6, 1795
Age 47
March 22, 1798
Age 50
Washington, TN, USA
September 15, 1802
Age 54
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
July 8, 1803
Age 55
Buncombe, NC, USA