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John Athy[1]

Male Abt 1730 - 1830  (~ 100 years)


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  • Name John Athy 
    Born Abt 1730  Prince George's, Maryland, Kings Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Orphaned 1734 
    • orphaned ca. 1734; raised by an uncle;
    Militia 11 Dec 1755  Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Appears on list of Militia as having voted for Col. G. W. Fairfax, Fairfax Co., Va., 11 Dec. 1755
    Militia Sep 1758  Lunenburg County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pay 
    • Served as a private in the Virginia Colonial Militia and received 4 pounds, 8 shillings, pay in Lunenburg Co., Va., Sept. 1758;
    Military Service 6 Feb 1776-Feb 1778 
    • Enlisted as a Corporal in Captain Philip Richard Frances Lee's 8th Company of Colonel Hugh Mercer's 3rd Virginia Regiment of Foot, Continental Line, when the company was formed in Prince William Co., Va., 6 February 1776; his unit joined Washington's army in August 1776 and participated in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, and Germantown before wintering at Valley Forge; discharged at Valley Forge, Pa., February 1778;
    Occupation 26 Feb 1781  Berkeley County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Hauled wheat for the army 
    • Hauled wheat for the army, Berkeley Co., Va., 26 February 1781;
    Moved 1782  Berkeley County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Moved to Berkeley Co., Va., where he bought 150 acres of land in 1782 which he sold in 1784;
    Tax Records 1782  Prince William County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Appears on tax list, Prince William Co., Va., 1782;
    Moved 4 Sep 1797 
    • moved to Hampshire Co. (later to become Morgan Co.), Va., where he purchased a 132 acre farm on the Great Cacapehon River, 4 September 1797;
    Moved Abt 1801  Washington County, Ohio, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Moved with his son Basil to Washington Co., near Marietta, Ohio, ca. 1801; returned with Basil to live on his farm, Hampshire Co., Va., ca.1803;
    Census 1810  Hampshire County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Appeared census Hampshire Co., Va., 1810, and Morgan Co., Va., 1820;
    Census 1820  Morgan County, Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Appeared census Hampshire Co., Va., 1810, and Morgan Co., Va., 1820;
    Occupation Opeckon Creek, Berkeley County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Foreman for a plantation 
    • Became foreman for a plantation on Opeckon Creek, Berkeley Co., Va., the property of Jeremiah Strode, Sr., father-in-law of his daughter, Elizabeth;
    Residence Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Said to have lived in Caroline Co., Va., before living near the Occoquan River, Prince William Co., Va.
    Died 1830  Morgan County, Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 19* John. b. ca. 1730; d. 1830.

      /19/ JOHN ATHY (3), son of Mary and George Athy, Jr., #4. Born Prince George's Co., Md., ca. 1730; orphaned ca. 1734; raised by an uncle; appears on list of Militia as having voted for Col. G. W. Fairfax, Fairfax Co., Va., 11 Dec. 1755; served as a private in the Virginia Colonial Militia and received 4 pounds, 8 shillings, pay in Lunenburg Co., Va., Sept. 1758; married Sarah FOSTER (b. ca. 1740; d. Morgan Co., Va., ca. 1831), daughter of Thomas and Sarah Cross Foster, probably Prince George's Co., Md., ca. 1765; said to have lived in Caroline Co., Va., before living near the Occoquan River, Prince William Co., Va.; enlisted as a Corporal in Captain Philip Richard Frances Lee's 8th Company of Colonel Hugh Mercer's 3rd Virginia Regiment of Foot, Continental Line, when the company was formed in Prince William Co., Va., 6 February 1776; his unit joined Washington's army in August 1776 and participated in the battles of Trenton, Princeton, Brandywine, and Germantown before wintering at Valley Forge; discharged at Valley Forge, Pa., February 1778; hauled wheat for the army, Berkeley Co., Va., 26 February 1781; appears on tax list, Prince William Co., Va., 1782; moved to Berkeley Co., Va., where he bought 150 acres of land in 1782 which he sold in 1784; became foreman for a plantation on Opeckon Creek, Berkeley Co., Va., the property of Jeremiah Strode, Sr., father-in-law of his daughter, Elizabeth; moved to Hampshire Co. (later to become Morgan Co.), Va., where he purchased a 132 acre farm on the Great Cacapehon River, 4 September 1797; moved with his son Basil to Washington Co., near Marietta, Ohio, ca. 1801; returned with Basil to live on his farm, Hampshire Co., Va., ca.1803; appeared census Hampshire Co., Va., 1810, and Morgan Co., Va., 1820; died Morgan Co., Va., 1830; Sarah appeared census Morgan Co., Va., 1830;

      CHILDREN:

      70* John, Jr.. b. ca. 1765; d. 1850.

      71* Basil, b. ca. 1773; d. 1853;

      72* Nancy, b. ca. 1775.

      73* Elizabeth, b. 1778.

      74 Elijah, b. probably Prince William Co. or erkeley Co., Va., 23 July 1782; no known offspring.

      75* Elisha. b. 1782; d. 1856.

      76* Thomas, b. ca. 1783; d. ca. 1840-50.

      77 Mary (Polly), b. Berkeley Co., Va., ca/ 1783 (Thomas' twin); never married; moved to Kentucky with her brother, Elisha, #75.

      78* George, b. ca. 1785.
    Person ID I65682  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2014 

    Father George Athy,   b. 1700, Prince George's County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1734  (Age 34 years) 
    Mother Mary Bruce,   b. 1708,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1728 
    Family ID F50995962  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Foster,   b. Abt 1740,   d. Abt 1831, Morgan County, Virginia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1765 
    Children 
     1. John Athy,   b. Abt 1765,   d. Abt 1849, Allegany County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     2. Basil Athy,   b. Abt 1773,   d. 1853, Richland County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2014 
    Family ID F551619112  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1735] CAPTAIN GEORGE ATHY [OF GALWAY AND MARYLAND] AND HIS DESCENDANTS, THIRD EDITION 1999, LAWRENCE F. ATHY, JR., (LAWRENCE F. ATHY, JR. 3834 OVERBROOK LANE HOUSTON, TX 77027-4038 p m ^ts-r 713-622-1480 https://dcms.lds.org/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE925637).