When Samuel Paxton McVey was born on 24 January 1794, in Virginia, United States, his father, Samuel Lewis McVey, was 26 and his mother, Mary Jane Paxton, was 22. He married Margaret Stephens on 3 January 1820, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Monroe, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Greenbrier, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died on 30 November 1868, in Greenbrier, McDowell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fort Spring, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bheatha ‘son of life’, i.e. ‘man of religion’. Compare Scottish McBeth .
This story was obtained from: The McVey Family of Virginia and West Virginia http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ksteeleb/aqwn03.htm Samuel Lewis McVey lived in Greenbrier County, Virg …
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