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Mary PAVY

Mary PAVY

Female 1789 - 1865  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name Mary PAVY  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Nickname Polly 
    Alt. Birth 1785  nr. Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • She was born in or near the village of Lexington, which is now Fayette County. Harrison County did not exist in 1785 in the state of Kentucky. It was not founded until 1793.
    Born c.1788-1789  , , Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    • Age 16 thru 25, 1810 census, c.1785-1794
      Age 26 thru 45, 1820 census, c.1775-1794
      Age 40 thru 49, 1830 census, c.1781-1790
    Gender Female 
    Census 6 Aug 1810  , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Elias Courtney household 
    • Elias Courtney
      1 male under 10 [b 1800-1810, prob. Bueford]
      1 male 16 thru 25 [Elias, age 24]
      1 female under 10 [b 1800-1810, Sarah or Sidney]
      1 female 16 thru 25 [Mary, age 22]
    1810 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1810 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Kentucky. Harrison Co. - Elias Courtney
    Census 7 Aug 1820  Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Elias Cotney household 
    • Elias Cotney
      3 male to 10 [William 1814, Jesse, & ????]
      1 male to 16 [Buford, age 14]
      1 male to 45 [Elias, age 34
      4 female to 10 [Rebecca 1820-1825,Sidney, Sarah, Burry Ann 1815-1820]
      1 female to 45 [Mary, age 32]
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1820 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Kentucky. Pendleton Co. - Elias Cotney
    Census 1 Jun 1830  Western Division, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Elias Courtney household 
    • Elias Courtney
      1 male under 5 [James W., age 4]
      1 male 5 thru 10 [Elias Jr., age 7]
      2 males 10 thru 14 [William, age 16 & Jesse, age 15]
      1 male 20 thru 29 [Buford, age 24]
      1 male 40 thru 49 [Elias, age 44]
      1 female under 5 [Sidney, b 1825-1830]
      1 female 5 thru 9 [Rebecca, b. 1820-25]
      1 female 10 thru 14 [Burry Ann, age 11, b 1815-1820]]
      1 female 15 thru 19 [Sarah, b. 1810-1815]
      1 female 40 thru 49 [Mary, age 42]

    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1830 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Kentucky. Harrison Co. - Elias Courtney
    Census 1 Jun 1840  Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Elias Cartney household 

    • Elias Coatney
      males 10 & under 15 (1) [James W., age 14]
      males 15 & under 20 (1) [Elias Jr., age 17]
      males 50 & under 60 (1) [Elias, age 54]

      «b» females 50 & under 60 (1) [Mary, age 52]«/b»
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1840 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Switzerland Co. - Elias Cartney
    Census 15 Aug 1850  Pleasant Twp., Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Bluford Courtney household 
    • Mary Courtney, age 62, female, born Maryland.
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    1850 U.S. Census - Alexander
    Indiana. Switzerland Co. - Bluford Courtney
    Census 1860  Pleasant Twp., Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    U.S. 

    • 1) Elias Courtney, age 63, male, personal estate $25, born Virginia, cannot read or write

      2) «b»Sarah Courtney«/b», age 55, female, born Kentucky, cannot read or write
    Died c.1865  , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Buried Bennington Cemetery, Switzerland Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • [Mary couldn't have been born before 1788 or she would have been 21 when she married in March of 1808 and her mother would not have had to sign for her to marry.]

      [1850 Fed. Census, Mary COURTNEY, age 62, confirms her born abt 1788.]

      NOTES: Came to IN from VA per tradition

      Came to Kentucky when very young. Married Elias Courtney [Cleve C. Barkley, 15 Jun 1992 corres.].
    Person ID I1664  richison
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2016 

    Father Samuel PAVEY, II,   b. Jul 1761, , Accomack, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1851, Fall Creek, Madison, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah /HUSK HURST,   b. Bef 1765,   d. Bef Apr 1814, , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elias COURTNEY,   b. c.1786, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Marriage Bond 9 Mar 1808  , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Includes permission affidavits 
    Marriage bond and permissions - Alexander
    Marriage bond and permissions - Alexander
    Courtney-Pavy (1808)
    Married 17 Mar 1808  Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Charles N. Courtney's Family History, written in 1935 incorrectly gives the marriage date of Elias Courtney and Mary Pavey as 1805.
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Marriage return - Alexander
    Elias Cortney and Polly Pavey, 17 March 1808
    Children 
    +1. Bueford COURTNEY,   b. ca 1807, , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1876, , Randolph, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [Birth]
     2. Sarah COURTNEY,   b. Between 1810 and 1815, prob Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     3. Sidney COURTNEY,   b. Between 1816 and 1819, prob Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +4. William COURTNEY,   b. c.1814, prob Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +5. Jesse COURTNEY,   b. c.1815, prob Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +6. Burry Ann COURTNEY,   b. 1 Mar 1820, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1883, Plum Creek, Switzerland, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Rebecca COURTNEY,   b. Between 1821 and 1825, prob Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +8. Elias COURTNEY, Jr.,   b. c.1823, prob , Lexington, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    +9. James W. COURTNEY,   b. c.1826, , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. c.1892, , Pendleton, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)  [Birth]
    Histories
    History - Courtney
    History - Courtney
    Charles N. Courtney, author
    (http://www.angelfire.com/alt2/hathaway/index.htlml
    Courtesy of Al Taylor, Jr.
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F377  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - c.1788-1789 - , , Maryland, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage Bond - Includes permission affidavits - 9 Mar 1808 - , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elias Courtney household - 6 Aug 1810 - , Harrison, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elias Cotney household - 7 Aug 1820 - Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Elias Cartney household - 1 Jun 1840 - Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Bluford Courtney household - 15 Aug 1850 - Pleasant Twp., Switzerland, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - U.S. - 1860 - Pleasant Twp., Switzerland, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - c.1865 - , Switzerland, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S1901] Marriage, document 555, Courtney-Pavy, 1808, 3 Oct 2009.
      Know all men by these presents that we Elias Cortney & Walter Thropshire are hold & firmly bound unto Christopher Greenup, Esq Governor of Kentucky & his successors in the just & full sum of fifty pounds current money of Kentucky & for payment well and truly to be made & done to our 3rd Governor his successors & we bind ourselves & every of our heirs jointly & severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals & dated this 9th day of March 1808.

      The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas a marriage is shortly intended to be solemnized between the above bound Elias Cortney & Polly Pavy now should there be no lawful cause to obstruct said marriage then the above obligation to be void else to remain in force.

      Test his
      «tab»A.«tab»Moore, C.H.C Elias X Cortny
      «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»mark

      «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab» «tab»Welter [unreadable]

      ______________________________________________________________________

      Sir:
      Please to issue the license for my daughter Polly Pavy to intermarry with Elias Cortney and oblige your obdt serv't Sary Pavy. {seal}

      Att«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»8th March 1808
      Walter Thropshire prov'd
      William Pavy

      The Clerk of Harrison Court
      ______________________________________________________________________

      Sir,
      My son Elias Cortney is at liberty to intermarry with Polly Pavy.

      att
      «tab»A.«tab»Smith«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»John Courtney {seal}
      Walter Thropshire prov'd

      «tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»«tab»March 8th 1808

      The Clerk of Harrison Court
      _____________________________________________________________________
      The above documents received from Linda B. Furnish, Harrison County Clerk, 313 Oddville Ave., Cynthiana, Kentucky 41031 postmarked 21 Sep 2009 by Shirley Richison Fields.

    2. [S1841] 1810 U.S. Census, 23 Apr 2014.
      1810 U.S. census, Harrison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Elias Courtney household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 23 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M252: 308.

    3. [S1839] 1830 U.S. Census, 23 Apr 2014.
      1830 U.S. census, Harrison County, Kentucky, population schedule, Western Division, Elias Courtney household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 23 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M19: 37.

    4. [S1840] 1820 U.S. Census, 23 Apr 2014.
      1820 U.S. census, Pendleton County, Kentucky, population schedule, Falmouth, Elias Cotney household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 23 April 2014); citing NARA microfilm publication M33: 27.

    5. [S382] Family Tree Online (Reliability: 1), 27 Nov 2012.
      "William Orla Hathaway and Della Mae (Poorman) Hathaway," database, Angelfire.com (http://www.angelfire.com/alt2/hathaway/index.hmtl : accessed 27 November 2012); Bueford Courtney, 1807-1876; undocumented family tree by Charles N. Courtney.
      Original hand-written documents and a transcription are available on this website.

    6. [S382] Family Tree Online, 27 Nov 2012.
      "William Orla Hathaway and Della Mae (Poorman) Hathaway," database, Angelfire.com (http://www.angelfire.com/alt2/hathaway/index.hmtl : accessed 27 November 2012); Bueford Courtney, 1807-1876; undocumented family tree by Charles N. Courtney.
      Original hand-written documents and a transcription are available on this website.

    7. [S1901] Marriage (Reliability: 3), 25 Apr 2012.
      "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," digital image, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 25 April 2012), entry for Elias Cortney and Polly Pavey, married 17 March 1808, Harrison County: citing FHL microfilm 000,216,891.

    8. [s1878] Correspondence, FGS, p.1 (Reliability: 3).
      Mary Pavey, d/o Samuel Pavey & Heathy Kane, b 1789, md Elias Courtney.

    9. [s1878] Correspondence, Pedigree chart for James W. Courtney (Reliability: 3), 2 Jun 1992.
      Elias Courtney, s/o John Courtney and Polly Pavey; b ca 1786, KY or VA; md 17 Mar 1808, Harrison Co., KY, Polly Pavey (b ca 1788, Maryland); d prob Switzerland Co., IN

    10. [S151] Email - McWilliams, Marsha, (n.p.).
      . . .

      Mary "Polly", b: abt. 1788, MD (some census records indicate), d: abt. 1865, prob. IN (Madison Co.) Married: Elias COURTNEY on 3/8/1808, Harrison Co, KY. (Bond #555 by Walter SHROPSHIRE. Consent of Sary Pavy for my dau. to marry (step-daughter?). Attest: Walter Shropshire & William Pavy ...3/8/1808 Consent of John Courtney for his son, Elias, to marry. Attent: J. Smith, Walter Shropshire (M/R Book: I:14.)

      . . .

    11. [S390] Courtney, Elias and Mary (Pavy) (Reliability: 1), 1988.
      Richison, Joyce Ann, compiler, "The Genealogy of Elias and Mary Pavy Courtney." Vertical files, donated by Jeanice Parker Isaacson, Delaware County Historical Society, Muncie, Indiana.

    12. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census, 3 Jan2016.
      1840 U.S. census, Switzerland County, Indiana, population schedule, Vevay, p. 263 (penned), Elias Cartney household; image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 January 2016); imaged from NARA microfilm publication M704, roll 94.

    13. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census (Reliability: 2), 4 Aug 2011.
      1850 U.S. census, Switzerland County, Indiana, population schedule, Pleasant township, page 332B, dwelling 121, family 121, Bluford Courtney household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 22 Nov 2007), citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm M432, roll 174.


    14. [S1901] Marriage, 1 Jan 2016.
      Harrison County, Kentucky, marriage bond and consent forms, (1808), Cortney-Pavy marriage; Harrison County Clerk's Office, Cynthiana. Transcription made by Shirley Richison Fields, 1 January 2016.

    15. [S1901] Marriage, 25 Apr 2012.
      "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," digital image, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org: accessed 25 April 2012), entry for Elias Cortney and Polly Pavey, married 17 March 1808, Harrison County: citing FHL microfilm 216,891.

    16. [S1878] Correspondence, Ancestor Chart, 2 Jun 1992.
      James COURTNEY, b ca 1640, d 1698 Westmoreland Co., VA; md ______DYNE, d/o Luke DYNE
      son
      John COURTNEY, b ca 1687, Westmoreland Co., VA, d 1756 King George Co., VA;
      son

      either John COURTNEY, b ca 1725-1730, d 1801 Fauquier Co., CA. (Had a son John. Many of his children moved to Harrison Co., KY.)
      or William COURTNEY, b ca 1720; md 1745 Mary BARBEE (They had a son John b 1745.)
      or William COURTNEY (least likely to be father of our John. He was a son of William & Mary BARBEE COURTNEY above. He also had son John.

      son John
      son Elias COURTNEY, b ca 1786 KY (or VA?), md 17 March 1808, Polly PAVEY (b ca 1788 Maryland), Harrison Co., KY
      son James W. COURTNEY, b ca 1824-1826, Kentucy, md Aug 1844, Nancy H. (Holmes?) DRAPER (b ca 1827-28 KY, d 8 May 1908, Memphis, Scotland Co., MO) Grant Co., KY; d ca 1892 Pendleton Co., KY

      Samuel PAVEY, b 1710 New Hampshire, d 27 Aug 1803 Harrison Co., KY
      son
      Samuel PAVEY, b Jul 1761 Accomack Co., VA, d 20 Aug 1851, Indiana (Fayette Co?); md Sarah (HURST?)
      dau
      Polly PAVEY who md Elias COURTNEY above.