Greetings.I am researching the McAfee family of Wayne County, Ohio who came from West Park, Dunluce Parish,Co. Antrim, Ireland to Sugar Creek Twp., Wayne Co, Ohio in 1838 and 1839.
William McAfee Sr. b. 1777 and Margaret "Martha" Taggart b. 1780 who married in 1802 in Co. Antrim, Ireland.They were Presbyterians and farmers. Their children include:
Samuel McAfee, Sr. b. 12/25/1804 who married (1) Grace Stinson and (2nd) Susan Gorrell
James McAfee b. 1809 who married (1) Rachel Dinsmore and (2) Elizabeth Cherry
John McAfee b. 1815 who married Ellen ?? and moved to Troy Twp., Athens Co, Ohio.
William McAfee Jr. b. 1821 who married Rebecca Swigart. Rebecca later married Joseph Ulrich after William's death.
Robert McAfee b. 1822 (single?)
Martha Jane McAfee b. 1810-1814 who married John McQuigg Sr. and later David Orr?.
***Mathew McAfee b. 1823 who married Margaret McElhinney (my gg grandparents) I descend through their son, Mathew Porter McAfee b. 1858 d. 1915. Mathew & Margaret's other children: Robert James McAfee who married Sarah "Sadie" Shelly Sarah Jane "Jennie" McAfee who married Joseph McClelland William Ray McAfee who died from a lightning bolt (single)