|Also Known As:||"Luneigh; O'Looney; McLooney; McLownye"|
|Birthplace:||Ballagilley,Kirk Maughold, Kirk Maughold, Isle of Mann, England / Ireland|
|Death:||Died in Ballagilley Farm, Isle Of Mann|
|Occupation:||Father of 13 children|
|Managed by:||John William Grimm|
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About John Looney
Notes for Robert Sr. Looney: 1735 the Family of Robt. Looney was one of seventy that entered the Quaker Colony of VA, with Alexander Ross and Morgan Bryan of the Providence of PA.The colony bought 100,000 acres of land near Winchester, VA. Among the purchasers listed is Robert Looney. He also received a patent dated November 12, 1735 from the Crown, George the Second, for 294 acres on the south bank of the Cohongoronta, upper Potomac River, near the Samuel Owens plantation. He received a grant of 250 acres on the JAMES River and on "Lunie s" Mill Creek, 400 acres on "Lunie s" Mill Creek on July 30, 1742.Robt. purchased a large tract of land in Botetourt Co on the upper James River, across the river from Buchanan, VA, a tract well over 1500 acres.
More About Robert Sr. Looney: Burial: Presumed buried near Red Creek area of Augusta (Botetourt Co.) VA Fact 3: Farmer, ran Looney's ferry and Looney's mill in Augusta, VA Fact 4: 1735, Entered the Quaker Colony of VA with Alexander Ross and Morgan Bryan of PA Fact 5: November 12, 173, Received a patent from the Crown, George the 2nd for 294 acres. Fact 6: Was a Manx Farmer fron Ballagilley, Maughold Located: 1731, Immigrated to the colonies.
Robert is listed in the 1790 S. Carolina census with two males over 16, five males under 16, and five females.
A tradition says that John fought under Marlborough in Flanders during the reign of Queen Anne and had 14 sons: Moses, Josiah, James, Peter, Jonathan Adam, Benjamin, Michael, Samuel, John, Robert, David, Joseph and Abraham (or Absalom). It may be that the originator of this legend added together the sons of Robert Sr. and Robert Jr. (Judge Benjamin Looney of Greenville, Tex., who copied it from a Bible).
- Elizabeth Llewellen b: 1683 in Isle of Mann, England/Ireland BEF. 1692 in Ballagilley, Isle of Mann, England/Ireland 1
- Robert Looney b: 1692 in Ballagilley, Isle of Man, England/Ireland
- looneyfrompsarrett.FTW Date of Import: May 17, 2001
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Kirk Maughold, Isle of Mann, England / Ireland
Kirk Lonan, Maughold, Isle Of Mann, England / Ireland
Ballagilley Farm, Isle Of Mann