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JOHN McMAHAN

Pictured are three of John McMahan's sons .... Left to Right ... James Benton McMahan in his Confederate Uniform (1837-1932), Thomas Houston McMahan, also a Confederate Veteran (1848-1941) and Jerry Edward McMahan (1857-1940) with his wife Mary Magnolia Brite (1862-1945. John had 11 sons and 3 daughters.
JOHN McMAHAN son of Sanders McMahan and Nancy Reed

JOHN McMAHAN
Born: 16 Dec 1809 Warren County, Tennessee	
Died: 15 Jun 1895 Caldwell County, Texas	
Buried: Lockhart, Texas City Cemetery
Lived Also: Jackson County, Alabama
Father: Sanders McMahan
Mother: Nancy Reid

Wife: (1) REBECCA TALLY
Born: 26 Dec 1812	
Died: 13 Oct 1849	
Buried: Tally Cemetery Jackson County, Alabama
Father: Jacob Tally

Children: 	

William Lafayette   B:1833 Jackson Co, AL	D:27 Feb 1917  
M:Elizabeth Mauldin 17 Jan 1856 Caldwell Co, TX

John M.   B:1836 Jackson Co, AL   	D:1837 Jackson
Co, AL
	
James Benton   B:29 Jan 1837 Jackson Co, AL   D:10 Jan 1932
Caldwell Co, TX   M:(1) Elizabeth Alexander 12 Feb 1857 (2)
Josephine Brown

George W.   B:1837-1839 Jackson Co, AL	

Minerva Annie   B:9 Aug 1840 Jackson Co, AL   D:15 Jan 1920
Caldwell Co, TX    M:John Lafayette Lane

Jacob S.   B:15 Mar 1844 Jackson Co, AL   D:07 Nov 1868
Caldwell Co, TX

Daniel L.   B:14 Aug 1846 Jackson Co, AL   D:06 Aug 1854
Caldwell Co, TX

Thomas Houston   B:1848 Jackson Co, AL   D:1941 Caldwell
Co, TX   M:Sarah L. Brite

Wife: (2) MINERVA McCOY
Born: 12 Jan 1822-1827	
Married: 21 Jan 1852 Jackson County, Alabama	
Died: 15 Feb 1871 Caldwell County, Texas
Buried: Lockhart, Texas City Cemetery

Children: 	Born: 	Died: 	Married
Edward J.   B:02 May 1853 Caldwell Co, TX   D:29 Apr 1931  
M:J.T. Jolly

Jerry Edward   B:18 Jan 1857 Caldwell Co, TX   D:12 Mar
1940  Caldwell Co, TX    M:Mary Magnolia Brite

Franklin   B:1858 Caldwell Co, TX

Nancy   B:1861-1862 Caldwell Co, TX   M:Garson Jackson

Perlina   B:18 Jul 1865 Caldwell Co, TX   D:Feb 1868 Caldwell
Co, TX

Note:  Edmund Francis McMahan was the son of John McMahan and 
Annie Malony.   See death certificate below.

References:

o 1830, 1840, 1850 Jackson County, Alabama censuses.

o 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 Caldwell County, Texas censuses.

o “The Stevenson Story”, E.B. Woodall

o Bounty land files of John McMahan

o “Jackson County, Alabama Records”, Christine Sumner

o “Old Land records of Jackson County, Alabama”, Cowart

o “Family History of the McMahan Family”, R.L. Downey

o Jeffrey Cemetery, McMahan, Caldwell County, Texas

o Lockhart City Cemetery, Lockhart, Caldwell County, Texas

o 1867 Caldwell County, Texas Voter Registrations, J.S.
McMahan of Alabama and John McMahan of Tennessee

o Death certificate of Edmund Francis McMahan.   Edmund
Francis McMahan (12 Sep 1854 Jackson County,
Alabama-05 Mar 1936 Rising Fawn, Georgia) was the son of
John McMahan and Annie Malony.  He was raised by
Sanders McMahan.  


Death Certificate of Edmund Francis McMahan



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