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William Maxey, Sr.

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Halifax County, VA, USA
Death: May 27, 1833 (74)
Monroe County, KY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Radford Maxey and Mary Elizabeth Maxey
Husband of Nancy Maxey
Father of Radford Maxey, II; John Fuqua Maxey; James William Maxey; William Buck Henry Maxey, Jr.; Edward Maxey and 7 others
Brother of Joseph Maxey; Susannah Glenn; Lucretia "Creshea" Glenn; Elizabeth Brooks; John Maxey and 3 others
Half brother of Josiah Maxey

Managed by: Marsha Gail 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

Google maps Turkey Neck Bend


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

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

February 11, 1759
Halifax County, VA, USA
April 15, 1786
Age 27
Halifax, VA, USA
December 8, 1787
Age 28
April 10, 1789
Age 30
Fayette, KY, USA
February 13, 1791
Age 32
Monroe County, Kentucky, United States
September 7, 1792
Age 33
Lincoln, KY, USA
Age 34
October 2, 1796
Age 37
Lincoln, KY, USA
September 9, 1798
Age 39
Barren, KY, USA