Joseph Riley McVey

5 August 1846–24 March 1925 (Age 78)
McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph Riley

When Joseph Riley McVey was born on 5 August 1846, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, his father, Joseph P. McVey, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ann Mathis, was 18. He married Pernetta Cornelia Ginn on 1 June 1869, in Carroll, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Big Spring Township, Izard, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and New Hope Township, Izard, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 March 1925, in Izard, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Oxford, Izard, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Riley McVey
1846–1925
Pernetta Cornelia Ginn
1848–1930
Marriage: 1 June 1869
Mary Etta McVey
1871–1948
Joseph William McVey
1873–1966
Drucilla Francis McVey
1874–1947
Rosilla Pariepie McVey
1876–1963
Luellen Jane McVey
1878–1965
James Aaron McVey
1880–1970
Martha Eaferim Catherine McVey
1882–1970
Laura Bell McVey
1883–1952
Mahala Ethel Ann McVey
1888–1942
Emma Annette McVey
1892–1939

Spouse and Children

    Male1846–1925Male

    Pernetta Cornelia Ginn

    Female1848–1930Female

MARRIAGE
1 June 1869
Carroll, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph P. McVey

    Male1823–1900Male

    Mary Ann Mathis

    Female1828–Female

siblings

(10)

    Elvira Jane McVey

    Female1844–1926Female

    Male1846–1925Male

    Willis Franklin McVey

    Male1848–1937Male

    William A McVey

    Male1851–Male

    James Linzey McVey

    Male1854–1920Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1850

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1850: Fulton, Arkansas, United States; 1873: Izard, Arkansas, United States
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McBeth , from the aspirated Gaelic form Mac Bheatha.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Mcvey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph R Mcvey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Riley Mcvey, "United States Census, 1920"

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