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  • ID: I11792
  • Name: Margaret MCGEE
  • Surname: McGee
  • Given Name: Margaret
  • _MARNM: Margaret West
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1840 in Halifax County,North Carolina 1 2 3 4
  • Death: AFT 1880
  • _UID: 5CFCA1B44C79FA49B8717F75C84A7664BEF6
  • Note:
    MARGARET was the daughter of HENRY McGEE of Enfield, Halifax County, North Carolina. He died around 1853 and the children were bound out as noted below. He may have been the HENRY McGEE who married POLLY MERRITT on March 20, 1837, Bondsman: ARCHER ANDERS, in Northampton County, NC. That Marriage date would be right in line for some of the younger McGEE children.
    REDDIN McGEE, b.1823, was also a son of HENRY McGEE.
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    Halifax County Minutes, County Court, 1847-1865
    Microfilm C.047.30003
    North Carolina State Archives

    May Court 1853 - Apprenticeships
    John MAGEE aged 13 years, Jesse MAGEE, aged 11 years, Margaret MAGEE,
    aged nine years 5 months, Rebecca MAGEE aged eight years free children
    of colour is ordered by the Court to be bound to _____________upon his
    entering into bond.

    [note: above is correct, there was a line where indicated, with no name
    for whom the children were being bound to. DW]
  • Change Date: 31 Dec 2016 at 15:59:33



    Marriage 1 Richard Crockett EVANS - WEST b: 1840 in Warren County,North Carolina
    • Married: 9 Oct 1859 in Halifax County,North Carolina 5 6
    Children
    1. Has Children Lee WEST b: 1861 in Halifax County,North Carolina
    2. Has No Children Nancy WEST b: 1866 in Nash County, North Carolina
    3. Has No Children Rebecca WEST b: 1867 in Nash County, North Carolina
    4. Has No Children William WEST b: 1868 in Nash County, North Carolina
    5. Has Children Winnie WEST b: Mar 1873 in Nash County, North Carolina
    6. Has Children John WEST b: 1875 in Nash County, North Carolina
    7. Has Children Moses WEST b: 1877 in Nash County, North Carolina

    Sources:
    1. Title: U.S. Federal Census
      Page: 1850 Halifax County,North Carolina,Image 139,#1340/1340::
      Note: HENRY McGEE - 60 - M - MU - FARMER - $50 - HALIFAX CO.
      BENJN McGEE - 21 - M - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      HENRY McGEE - 20 - M - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      ELLIZABETH McGEE-18 - F - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      JOHN McGEE -16 - M - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      WM. McGEE -14 - M - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      JESSE McGEE - 12 - M - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      MARGT. McGEE - 10 - F - MU - HALIFAX CO.
      REBECCA McGEE - 9 - F - MU - HALIFAX CO.
    2. Title: U.S. Federal Census
      Note: 1860 Halifax County,North Carolina,Eastern Div.,Enfield,Image 10,#83/83:.
      RICHARD WEST - 25 - M - MU - MATTRESS MAKER -$10 - WARREN CO.
      MARGARET WEST- 18 -F - MU - HALIFAX CO.
    3. Title: U.S. Federal Census
      Note: 1870 Nash County,North Carolina,Washington Twp,Nashville,Image 8,#66/66:.
      RICHD WEST - 37 - M - MU - FARM LABORER - NC
      MARGARET WEST -23 - F - MU - KEEPING HOUSE - NC
      LEE WEST - 9 - M - MU - NC
      NANCY WEST - 4 - F - MU - NC
      REBECCA WEST - 3 -F - MU - NC
      WILLIAM WEST - 2 -M - MU - NC.
    4. Title: U.S. Federal Census
      Note: 1880 Nash County,North Carolina,Griffins Twp.,Dist.171,Image 17,#155/155:.
      RICHARD WEST - MU - 52 - M - FARMER - NC NC NC
      MARGARET WEST (wife) -MU - 41 - M - KEEPING HOUSE - NC NC NC
      LEE WEST (son) - MU - 19 - S - LABORER - NC NC NC
      NANCY WEST (dau)-MU -16 - S -LABORER - NC NC NC
      REBECCA WEST(dau)-MU - 13 -S - LABORER - NC NC NC
      WILLIAM WEST(son) -MU - 10 -S - LABORER - NC NC NC
      WINNIE WEST (dau) -MU - 7 - S - NC NC NC
      JOHN WEST (son) -MU - 5 - S - NC NC NC
      MOSES WEST (son) -MU - 3 - S - NC NC NC.
    5. Title: FAMILYSEARCH RECORDS: North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
      Note: Groom's Name: Richard West
      Bride's Name: Margaret Mcgee
      Marriage Date: 09 Oct 1859
      Marriage Place: Halifax, North Carolina
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M75256-0
      System Origin: North Carolina-EASy
      Source Film Number: 317209
      Reference Number: page 124
      Collection: North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
      "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F86H-BYW : accessed 19 Nov 2014), Richard West and Margaret Mcgee, 09 Oct 1859; citing Halifax, North Carolina, reference page 124; FHL microfilm 317209.
    6. Title: NORTH CAROLINA, MARRIAGE RECORDS, 1741-2011
      Publication: Ancestry.com
      Text: North Carolina County Registers of Deeds. Microfilm. Record Group 048. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, NC.
      Page: HALIFAX COUNTY MARRIAGE REGISTER:
      Note: (WEST to McGEE)

      State of North Carolina
      Halifax County
      I JOHN B. TILLERY do hereby certify that on the 9th day of October A.D. 1859, I did celebrate and solemnize the Rites of Matrimony between RICHARD WEST and MARGARET McGEE and joined them together as man and wife, by virtue of a License to me directed. Given under my hand and seal this 9th day of Oct AD 1959.
      JOHN B TILLERY {Seal}
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