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Mary ATCHLEY

Female Abt 1747 - 1809  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Mary ATCHLEY 
    Born Abt 1747  Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1809  Montgomery [now Pulaski] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Atchley, Paul L. and Thompson, Mary Ann Morris, Maud Horn's Atchley Family History, 2d Ed., Knoxville, TN: 1965, pp. 3-4:

      Mary Atchley I

      Mary Atchley I was born in 1747, in Middlesex County, N. J. She died in 1809 in Montgomery County (now Pulaski County), Va. She was a daughter of Joshua Atchley and wife. She was of the Baptist faith; was married to John Holmes in Loudoun County, Va. To them were born: . . .

      [i] William Holmes . . .

      [ii] Joshua Holmes . . .

      [iii] Alexander Holmes . . .

      John Holmes was born in 1730 in Coleraine County, Ireland. Came to United States, June 8, 1757. Died in 1781 in Frederick County, Va. He was a Greek scholar and taught in the Virginia schools. He was a member of the Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons. I was shown by his descendants the original dimit issued by his lodge in Ireland.

      After the death of John Holmes, Mary married Enoch Muirheid, and to them were born: . . .

      [iv] George Muirheid . . .

      [v] Eli Muirheid . . .

      [vi] Mary Muirheid . . .

      [vii] Ruth Muirheid . . .

      About the year 1790, this family emigrated from near Winchester, Frederick County, Va., to a farm near the confluence of Peake Creek with New River, about 80 miles east of the town of Pulaski., This farmtead then was located in Montgomery County, but county lines being later changed place the location in Pulaski County. Here, Mary Atchley Holmes Muirheid died and was buried. By her grave was buried her second husband, Enoch Muirheid, and her sons, George Muirheid and Alexander Holmes. The grave of Mary is unmarked.

      Enoch Muirheid, born 1755, died 1805 in Montgomery County, Va.
    Person ID I39152  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

    Father Joshua ATCHLEY,   b. Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Loudoun County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary MARTIN,   d. Loudoun County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1746 
    Family ID F16818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John HOLMES,   b. 1730, Coleraine, Ireland [now Northern Ireland] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Frederick County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married Loudoun County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William HOLMES,   b. 19 Sep 1773,   d. 30 Oct 1830  (Age 57 years)
     2. Joshua HOLMES,   b. 23 Apr 1775,   d. 19 Jan 1831  (Age 55 years)
     3. Alexander HOLMES,   b. 1777
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F16823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Enoch MUIRHEID,   b. 1755,   d. 1805, Montgomery [now Pulaski] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. George MUIRHEID,   b. 1785,   d. 1817  (Age 32 years)
     2. Mary MUIRHEID
     3. Ruth MUIRHEID
     4. Eli MUIRHEID
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F16824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart