Samuel Magness

Male 1761 - 1831  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Samuel Magness 
    Born ~1761  Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1828-1829  Independence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1830  Marion County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1831  Marion County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I32167  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2019 

    Father Peregrine Magness, Jr.,   b. Abt 1722, (Prince George's County, Maryland) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1800, (Warren County, Kentucky) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Naylor,   b. 1725, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, (Prince George's County, Maryland) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 76 years) 
    Married ~1745  (Prince George's County, Maryland) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F1556  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Ware,   b. 1758-1760, Maryland Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ~1797, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1779  Prince George County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Children 
     1. James Washington Magness,   b. 25 May 1789, Greenville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1872, Marion County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Joseph Magness,   b. ~ 1790, Greenville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Marion County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Morgan,   b. 0___ 1776 
    Married 1797  [2
    Children 
     1. Perry Green Magness,   b. 1801, Greenville County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age 80 years)
     2. Elizabeth Magness,   b. 1809, Laurens County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1889, Convenience, Independence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Nancy Ragan,   b. 1791,   d. 1841, Marion County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married ~1812  [2
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - ~1761 - Prince George's County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1779 - Prince George County, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1828-1829 - Independence County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Marion County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1831 - Marion County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Samuel Magness was born about 1716, probably in Frederick County Virginia. he is thought to have married first about 1784 Mary Morgan, and second by 1800 Nancy Ragin. Nancy and Samuel signed a deed on 22 january 1800, recorded in Greenville Co., SC Deed Book E, page 405. By 1790 Samuel Magness was living in Greenville County, South Carolina with a son and two daughters; by 1800 he had five daughters and three sons. On 3 May 1792 Samuel had a land transaction recorded in Greenville County Deed Book C, page 436. Samuel was still living in Breenville County on December 19, 1817, when he sold his share of the William magness estate to his brother-in-law, John Roberts, for $625. (27) Nevertheless, he joined his three brothers in 1819 in a lawsuit over Williamís personal property. (28) Samuel Magness is thought to have moved to Arkansas about 1828, first to Independence County, then to marion County. On 15 August 1829 he made a deed as Samuel Magness of the Territory of Arkansas, County of Independence. (29) Samuel Magness died in Marion County, Arkansas, in 1831. His wife Nancy died there in 1841. Samuel had several children by his two wives; some of their names are not known.

      I. James Magness, b. 25 May 1789 South Carolina, died 2 Aug. 1872 Marion Co., Arkansas. married 22 July 1813 in South Carolina to Narcissa Barnett, b. 12 Feb. 1796 SC, died 26 May 1862 in marion Co., Arkansas.

      II. Joseph Magness, born about 1790 South Carolina, died 1840ís Marion Co., Arkansas, married Martha (Patsy) Springfield in South Carolina.

      III. Perry Green Magness, born about 1801 Greenville Co., SC, married Jane -----. Lived Union Co., Ga 1850, later in Polk Co., Tn., and died after 1880, probably in Fannin Co., Ga. (both James and Perry Green are mentioned as sons of Samuel Magness in Greenville Co., SC Deed Book Q, page 86.)

      IV. Elizabeth (Betty) Magness born about 1810 SC, died 14 July 1889 in Independence Co., Arkansas, married there on 20 Sept. 1829 to Washington Bradley.

      Other Possible children of Samuel:

      V. David Y. Magness, born 1785 NC

      VI. Mary Magness, married ------ Johnson.

      VII. Robert Magness, born about 1809, possibly married Sally Wherle.

      VIII. Daughter who married John Owens [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S7891] Thomas G. Webb | DeKalb County, TN Historian | 835 South College Street, Smithville, TN 37166 | Abstracted from his, "Ma.

    2. [S1530] "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/MWPD-FNW : accessed 2014-07-12), entry fo.

    3. [S1596] "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/9WFH-2Q3 : accessed 2014-07-18),.

    4. [S4304] "The House of Magness", by John B. Cowden, 1876-1965, published 1956,, p. 7.

    5. [S14481] "Mary Magness (Naylor) (1725-aft 1800)", Profile, no sources, https://www.geni.com/people/Mary-Magness/60000000377456999.

    6. [S14482] "Ann Magness formerly Ware (~1760-~1797)", Profile, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Ware-2538, this person, place, event,.