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McKaughan Family

First Generation

Hugh McKaughan married Phebe Pope in 1804 in Rowan Co. NC. McKaughan family histories state that he eventually abandoned her and moved away, leaving her in North Carolina with her children. He reportedly remarried in Kentucky in 1818 and died in Texas in 1845. In 1850 Phebe McKaughan is 66, living in Forsyth County with John and Jane Weisner. In 1860 she is listed as 77, and is next to George McKaughan. The McKaughan material says she died in 1867 and is buried in Guilford County NC.

Several web pages on this family all seem to derive from the same original gedcom. Although the page we present here incorporates some details from one version of that file, for the Forsyth County family we have worked primarily from census, cemetery, and other public records.

Note that the family appears to hop around among several different counties in NC. They probably aren't quite as mobile as they would appear, but are simply living in the relatively small region where Forsyth, Randolph, Guilford and Davidson adjoin one another. Remember also that what is now Davidson county was part of Rowan prior to 1822, and Forsyth was formed from Stokes in 1849.

Alternative spellings found in early records, and in some present-day branches of the family, include McKoin and McCoin.


Hugh McKaughan and Phebe Pope are believed to be the parents of the following:

George P. McKaughan (1805-1871) m. Elizabeth Newsome (1807-1886) in 1830, Randolph Co. NC
*Jane McKaughan (ca. 1807-?) m. John Weisner
Archibald McKaughan (1808-1879) m. Mary Welch (1810-1874) in 1835, Stokes Co. NC
William McKaughan (McCoin) (1813-1895) m. 1) Elizabeth Piggott (1814-1869), moved to Kansas; m. 2) Sallie Fowler
Forrester McKaughan (McCoin) (1815-1883) m. 1) Sallie Parrish (1818-1860), 2) Rebecca Perkins (1815-1883); lived Guilford Co. NC
Jesse Alfred McKaughan (1815-1860) m. Esther Idol (1817-1876); lived Davidson Co. NC

*Some sites say Jane m. 2) John H. Dillon. That marriage bond (Forsyth Co. 1864) is for Jane McKaughan, not Jane Weisner, and belongs to Phebe Jane McKaughan, daughter of Archibald and Mary.

Second Generation

Children of George P. McKaughan and Elizabeth Newsome
Isaiah S. McKaughan (ca. 1832-1881) m. 1) Florina Chitty (1831-1862); 2) Mary A. Brewer (ca. 1847-?),
  d/o Branch Brewer and Sarah Holston, and widow of Henry Kingsbury;
  she later married Hiram Morgan
Austin McKaughan (ca. 1834-?) m. Caroline Westmoreland
Phebe McKaughan (1836-1911) m. Levi Livengood (1832-?)
Alson C. McKaughan (ca. 1838-?) reportedly m. Amanda P. Farington
Margaret Melvina McKaughan (1840-1886) did not marry
Elizabeth L. McKaughan (1846-?) m. Francis N. Root
George W.R. McKaughan (1849-aft. 1870)


Children of Archibald McKaughan and Mary Welch William Jasper McKaughan (1835-?) m. Elizabeth Idol (1838-?), d/o William Idol and Mary Robertson; moved to Kansas
Isaac Harrison McKaughan (1837-1923) m. 1) Esther G. Robertson (1839-1898), d/o William Robertson and Mahala Bodenhamer; 2) Mary Newton Pegram (1856-1937)
Richard Henry McKaughan (1839-1896?) m. Lucy Ann Teague (1842-1923)
Charlotte Elizabeth McKaughan (1840-1907) m. Jacob W. Parnell (1836-1877), s/o William Parnell and Dorothea Nissen
Phebe Jane McKaughan (1843-1920) m. 1) John H. Dillon (d. bef. November 1873), 2) Nicholas Pope (1839-1910)
John Wesley McKaughan (1847-1930) m. Martha Ann Pitts (1844-1924), d/o Aquilla Pitts and Rebecca Martin


Children of Forrester McKaughan and Sallie Parrish
Aletha Jane McKaughan (1840-1923) m. Daniel Thelbert Deans (1829-1923)
Tillitha Elizabeth McKaughan (1842-1916) m. Thomas Forrest Stanley (1813-1874)
Wyatt Parrish McKaughan (1842-1867)
Phoebe Elmira McKaughan (McKoin) (1845-1921) m. James Pryor Tucker
John Franklin McKaughan (1847-1911) m. Luzena Elizabeth Knight, moved to Kansas
Walter William McKaughan (1851-1914) m. Laura Ann Huffines
Willias Leonard McKaughan (1853-1931) m. Martha Corum

This family from the McKaughan web sites, not verified except for 1850 Guilford Co. census


Children of Jesse Alfred McKaughan and Esther Idol
Baron de Kalb McKaughan (1835-1917) m. Elizabeth Marie Stanley (1837-1929)
William Wesley McKaughan (1838-?) m. Elizabeth Reece
Mary Aulena McKaughan (1840-1920) m. Solomon Wood Young (1840-1923)
Elizabeth Ann McKaughan (1843-1865) m. Samuel D. York (1833-?)
Burrell Temple McKaughan (1845-1893) m. Emily Falson (1846-?)
Jesse Newton McCoin (1848-1928) m. Margaret Foxanna Rigsby (1852-1928)
James Wag McCoin (1850-?) m. Nancy Catherine Williams (1850-1923)
Esther Caroline McCoin (1853-1923) m. Dabney Crissman (1848-?)
Laura Jane McKaughan (1855-1928) m. ? Whitaker

This family from the McKaughan web sites, not verified

Third Generation

Children of Isaiah S. McKaughan and Florina Chitty
Louisa Cornelia McKaughan (1854-1915?) m. Theodore Franklin Knouse (1856-1915)
Lafayette Romelius McKaughan (1855-1895) m. Martha Emma Hayworth (1868-1944)
Matilda Cordelia McKaughan (ca. 1859-?)

Children of Isaiah S. McKaughan and Mary Brewer
Hampton Benjamin McKaughan (ca. 1869-?) m. Adie Haley
Austin McKaughan (ca. 1873-?). Did he marry Ellen Holder?
Lilly McKaughan (ca. 1874-?)


Children of Isaac H. McKaughan and Esther Robertson
Leanna McKaughan (1864-1875)
Martha Miranda McKaughan (1866-1960) m. Robert E. Steele
Mary Amanda McKaughan (1868-1895) m. Charles Hester
David Edmond McKaughan (1871-1960) m. Minnie J. Hooker (1873-1931)
Cornelius Michon McKaughan (1873/1874-1929) m. Leota Cora Reed (1874-1963)
Armenius Harrison McKaughan (1876-1939) m. Hettie Virginia Gentry (1876-1962)
Charles Ross McKaughan (1879-1955) m. Nona or Wyona Brown (1882-1967)


Children of Richard Henry McKaughan and Lucy Ann Teague
Laura Jane McKaughan (1864-1890) m. H. Douglas Shields (1860-1955)
Ada or Addie McKaughan (ca. 1867-?)
John Henry McKaughan (1874-1936) m. Lenora E. ? (1873-1937)
Charlotte Elizabeth McKaughan (1879-1908) m. Luther Robbins
Avery Pearl McKaughan (1884-1954) m. Martha Jane (Mattie) Jones (1887-1983)


Children of John Wesley McKaughan and Martha Ann Pitts Arthur Sylvester McKaughan (1872-1873)
Luther Cornelius McKaughan (1873-1940) m. Mamie Tise (1890-1964)
Orville Erastus McKaughan (1875-1932)
Cora Mae McKaughan (1876-1975) m. John H. Shellington (1871-1937)
Elmer Garfield McKaughan (1877-1928) m. Margaret Leonard
Flossie Ann McKaughan (1881-1940)
Alma Hattie McKaughan (1884-1967) m. Charles Erastus Sheets (1875-1943)


Children of Baron de Kalb McKaughan and Elizabeth Marie Stanley
Jesse Alfred McKaughan (1861-1943) m. Ann Elizabeth Snow (1852-1944)
Lucy Esther McKaughan (1865-?) m. Joshua Columbus Fleming
Hayden Dallas McKaughan (1876-?)
Rosa Elizabeth McKaughan (1883-1956) m. Thomas Hamilton Cash (1878-1948)


Forsyth County NC census, marriage and cemetery records

WorldConnect page: North American descendants of Archibald McKaughan who brought his family to America in 1747, by Donald Fowler

This page was created on May 17, 2002 and revised on March 29, 2004.

©, 2002-2007 Faye Jarvis Moran

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