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Re: McWhinney--Preble Co.OH,Coles Co. IL, KS
Posted by: William(Bill) Berg Date: September 18, 2000 at 11:03:10
In Reply to: McWhinney--Preble Co.OH,Coles Co. IL, KS by debbie of 109

Contact the preble library and they will help you. My information is that Levi was born in 1829 son of Stephn and Turzah Woodard. Stephen was born in 1804 married in 1824. Tirzah was born in 1808. Stephen's parents were Thomas McWhinney and Eleanor Fyar. Thomas was from Ulster, Ireland 1755 and died in 1828. . Eleanor died in Richmond, Indiana in 1846. Thomas was born in Ulster, Ireland 1755-1757. In 1786 he married Eleanor Bell Fryar in Knowx, County Tennessee. In 1815 they moved to Preble County(Eaton). He seved in the Revolutionary War. Thomas'parents were William (1730-1785) and Margaret. Married in 1751. They originally came from Ayr, Scotland, moved to Ulster, Ireland. In 1755 they moved to Cumberland County,Pa. near Harrisburg. In 1760 Margaret died in childbirth. William served in Revolutionary War. Between 1775-1778 William and son Stephen went with Daniel Boone to form Boonesboro, Ky. Stephen died in Boonesboro from Indian arrows. The other children moved to Virgina, Tennessee and Ohio.


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