Beriah Magoffin

14 February 1773–9 March 1843 (Age 70)
Down, County Westmeath, Ireland

The Life Summary of Beriah

When Beriah Magoffin was born on 14 February 1773, in Down, County Westmeath, Ireland, his father, James Magoffin, was 38 and his mother, Jane Wylie, was 35. He married Jane Jenny McAfee on 11 June 1797, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States in 1820. In 1830, at the age of 57, his occupation is listed as merchant harrodsburg . He died on 9 March 1843, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beriah Magoffin
1773–1843
Jane Jenny McAfee
1773–1858
Marriage: 11 June 1797
Joseph MaGoffin
1798–
Gen James Wiley Magoffin
1799–1868
John Magoffin
1800–
Sarah McGoffin
1800–1844
Samuel McFee Magoffin
1801–1888
Ann Jane Magoffin
1803–
Hannah McFee Magoffin
1807–1892
Beriah Magoffin
1815–1885
Col. Ebenezer Magoffin
1817–1862
Dr. William Magoffin
1824–1883

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1797Mercer, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1774
    Age 1
    Historical Boundaries 1774: Oldtown, Fincastle, Virginia Colony 1776: Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States 1785: Harrodsburg, Lincoln, Virginia, United States 1794: Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States
    1776
    Age 3
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1792 · Becomes the 15th State
    Age 19
    On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern): variant of McGaffin .

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

    Possible Related Names

    McGaffin

    Sources (12)

    • Beriah Magoffin, "United States Census, 1820"
    • B Magoffin in entry for Wm Harrison and Ann Jane, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • 1830 United States Federal Census

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