Person:William McMahon (6)

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William McMahon
b.1725 Ireland
d.bef. March 1753 Frederick County, Virginia
m. abt. 1720
  1. Lt. John McMahon1721 - 1789
  2. Richard McMahon1723 -
  3. William McMahon1725 - bef 1753
  4. Margaret McMahon1726 - 1796
  5. Agnes McMachan1729 -
  6. Jane McMahon1731 -
m. 1747
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Name William McMahon
Gender Male
Birth? 1725 Ireland
Marriage 1747 Augusta County, Virginiato Christian Unknown
Death? bef. March 1753 Frederick County, Virginia

William McMahon was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • William McMahon received a patent for 400 acres "on Cub Run of So. River Shanando, west side Peaked Mountain" on 12th January 1746, (as listed in the dispositions below):
  • William McMahon received a patent for 400 acres "on the head of a north branch of Buffilo Creek adjoining Benj. Bordin's land" on 12th September 1746, (as listed in the dispositions below):


Disposition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 359.--20th August, 1747. William McMachan, Gent., of Frederick County, to Robert Young, £15.16.7; 400 acres patented to William, 12th September. 1746, on the head of a north branch of Buffilo Creek adjoining Benj. Bordin's land. Acknowledged. 20th August, 1747.
  • Page 203.- (undated, appears to be bet. Dec. 1752 - March 1753) - Gabriel Jones and Lewis Neil, of Frederick, executors of Wm. McMachen, late of same place, Gent., to William Beard, 400 acres on Cub Run of So. River Shanando, west side Peaked Mountain, patent to Wm., 12th January, 1746. Wm. died testate.


Acquisition of Land in Frederick County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Vol. 2:


  • K-27: William McMachen of Frederick County, 330 acres in said County on Red Bud Branch of Opeckon Creek, adjoining George Hollingsworth. Surv. Robert Rutherford. 29 Oct. 1757. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 113].
  • K-28: William McMachen of Frederick County, 300 acres in said County on Red Bud Branch of Opeckon. Surv. Robert Rutherford. Adjoining William McMachen. 31 Oct. 1757. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 113].