Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the
Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith
Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith
Cambridge England left a will dated 9 Jul 1583 (proved 12 Nov 1584), in which he
names a brother Samuel. (This could
possibly be a close relative of Francis Muncy
1686 there was a William Muncy
what is now Durham, New Hampshire. At
that time he was living in Kittery, Maine. He
moved from Maine to Dover, New Hampshire where in 1698 he accidentally drowned
in the Piscataqua River.
1693, there was a Thomas Muncy
in New York City serving as a Surveyor of the Port.
He is found in 1697 as a Deputy Collector.
9 Aug 1650, Braintree, Massachusetts to John Sanders
relationship of these early Muncy’s to the established ancestor, Francis Muncy
came from England to America. He
came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony as a young man.
He appears in the Ipswich, Massachusetts records before 1659.
, b. England; d. bef. 30 Mar 1675, Brookhaven, Long
Island, New York; m. 6 Dec 1659, Ipswich, Massachusetts to Hannah Adams
of William Adams
the first settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony), b. abt. 1639; d. aft. 24
the birth of his son, John, the family moved from Ipswich, Massachusetts to Long
Island, New York. During the years
1659-1675, Francis Muncy
active in the affairs of the community. Francis
Muncy was a Planter, on 10 Dec 1664 he petitioned to build a grist mill, on 29
Dec 1664 he was among several men who were chosen to act as one of Townsmen in
Towne affairs for one year, ffrancis Mancy (Muncy)
as Constable for the town of Seatalcott.
& Hannah (Adams) Muncy
1660, Ipswich, Massachusetts; d. 1690; m. Hannah
2. Samuel Muncy , b. 1674, Long Island, New York.
the death of Francis Muncy
, Hannah remarried 2nd 11 Jun 1675, Brookhaven,
Long Island, New York to John Ramsden
a widower of Newtown, Long Island; d. 1686; m.3rd- Oct 1687 to Thomas Wickenham
, a widower of Newtown, Long Island
, b. 1660, Ipswich, Massachusetts (baptized 24 Oct
1660); d. 19 Feb 1690, Brookhaven, Long Island, New York; m. ca 1680 (est.),
Brookhaven, Long Island, New York to Hannah
, daughter of Rev. Nathaniel
Sarah (Ludlow) Brewster
, b. ca. 1669, Brookhaven, Long Island, New York;
d. p. 1749, Brookhaven, New York. John & Hannah (Brewster) Muncy
Jr., named for his father, John Muncy
1.2. Francis Muncy , II, b. bapt. 24 Oct 1680, Brookhaven, Long Island, New York; named for his grandfather, Francis Muncy ; m. Abigail Skidmore .
1.3. Nathaniel Muncy , named for his grandfather, Nathaniel Brewster .
the death of John Muncy
, Hannah (Brewster) Muncy
aft 18 Jul 1691, Long Island, New York to Samuel Thompson
, son of John Thompson
, son of John & Hannah (Brewster) Muncy
, b. bapt. 24 Oct 1680, Brookhaven, Long Island,
New York; He was named for his grandfather, Francis Muncy
; d. 1738, Kent County, Delaware; m. abt 1707,
Smithtown(?), Long Island, New York to Abigail
, daughter of John
Susannah (Smith) Skidmore
, b. ca. 1670, Jamaica, Long Island, New York; d. p.
1744, Kent County, Delaware.
Francis& Abigail (Skidmore) Muncy had eight (8) children:
1.2.2. John Muncy .
1.2.3. Thomas Muncy
1.2.4. Nathaniel Muncy
1.2.5. Samuel Muncy , b. ca. 1710, Smithtown, Long Island, New York; d. abt. 1794, Montgomery County, VA; m. Mary Skidmore.
1.2.6. Belliharen Muncy .
1.2.7. Francis Muncy .
1.2.8. Ann Muncy .
, son of Francis
Abigail (Skidmore) Muncy
, b. ca. 1710, Smithtown, Long Island, New York; d.
abt. 1794, Montgomery County, VA; m. ca. 1730/8, Kent County, Delaware to Mary
, daughter of Samuel & Elizabeth (Unknown)
[of Dover, Delaware] ,[ii],
b. ca 1710, Kent County, Delaware; d. unknown
, Montgomery County, VA.
to the Revolutionary War, Samuel was a well to do owner of a tobacco plantation.
Samuel had inherited a plantation from his uncle Thomas Skidmore.
in the Revolutionary War. He was a
member of Captain Linkhorn’s Company of Militia from Augusta County, Virginia.
in Kent County, Delaware until sometime after the death of his father, Francis
and his family, moved from Kent County, Delaware to Augusta County, Virginia.
On 28 Mar 1786, Samuel was excused from paying taxes, in Montgomery Co.,
& Mary (Skidmore) Muncy
had nine (9) children:
126.96.36.199. Skidmore Muncy , b. prior to 1738, Kent County, Delaware; d. 1797, Wythe County, VA; m. Mary Scott
188.8.131.52. William Muncy
184.108.40.206. Samuel Muncy , Jr. , b. ca. 1738; Revolutionary War Veteran; m. Agness Craven .
220.127.116.11. Obediah Muncy
18.104.22.168. Holton Muncy m. Alice/Alsey Layne
22.214.171.124. Nathaniel Muncy
126.96.36.199. Luke Muncy m. Mary (Unknown)
188.8.131.52. Thomas Muncy m. Rachel (Unknown)
son of Samuel
& Mary (Skidmore) Muncy
, b. prior to 1738, Kent County, Delaware; d. bef.
1 Jul 1797, Wythe County, VA; m. 1756, Augusta County, VA to Mary Scott
, daughter of Samue
l & Ann Scott
b. a. 1740, Orange County, VA; d. p. 1797, Wythe County, VA.
given the family name of his maternal grandmother, Abigail Skidmore
was held in high regard by his relatives and was prominent in the community
affairs. On 22 Nov 1759 Skidmore
appointed guardian of Jean Scott
. At a
later date he was appointed guardian of Samuel Scott
and Samuel Scott, Jr.
sister/brother to Mary (Scott) Muncy
acquired land in Augusta County, Virginia. He
was an active citizen while living in Augusta Co., VA.
He left the county before 1775 and appears in Fincastle Co., VA on 2 May
He served in Captain McCorkle
’s Company (5 Sept 1777) and in Captain Patton
’s Company (24 May 1781) during the Revolutionary
War. At the Court held in Montgomery
County, VA on 2 Apr 1782, he is paid 15 £ for wintering Beef for the
Continental Army (OBK - Page 765).
2 Jan 1761 his name appears on a petition for a road.
The following year on 19 Aug 1762, he served as a juror in Augusta
County. 1 Jul 1797, reveals that his
estate is appraised as having a value of $582.08.
Among the items found in his estate are:
cattle, hogs, horses, sheep, grain, three (3)
spinning wheels, one (1) loom, eight (8) books, pewter ware, tinware, stove,
bookcase, twenty (20) pool wooden ware, two (2) iron pots, a man’s saddle,
smoothing iron, glass ware, pair shears, bed, furniture; and twelve (12) acres
of small grain[iv]
Samuel& Mary (Scott) Muncy had ten (10) children:
, m. 17 Oct 1785, Montgomery Co., VA to Thomas
184.108.40.206.2. John , Muncy b. Augusta Co., VA; d. Mar 1847, Lee Co., VA; m. 29 May 1787, Montgomery Co., VA to Naomi Muncy, daughter of William & Elizabeth Munsey.
220.127.116.11.3. Margaret Muncy , m. 11 Apr 1787, Montgomery Co., VA to William Pauley (Polly).
18.104.22.168.4. Rachel Muncy , m1st 2 Jul 1790 to Thomas Forguson (Ferguson); m2nd 12 Jul 1801 to Jacob Stinson .
22.214.171.124.5. Jane Muncy , m. John Stafford .
126.96.36.199.6. Mary Muncy , b. ca. 1775, Augusta County, VA; d. 1826-1827, Lee County, VA; m. 6 Sept 1794, Montgomery Co., VA to Arthur Blankenship .
188.8.131.52.7. David Muncy , m. 12 Sept 1793 to Nancy Nicemonger ; m2nd bef 7 mar 1808 to Mary Brown ing .
184.108.40.206.8. Jeremiah Muncy , m. 25 May 1799 to Elizabeth Skyles .
220.127.116.11.9. Zachariah Muncy , m. 22 Apr 1805, Wythe Co., VA to Ann Oney .
18.104.22.168.10.Lydia Muncy , m. 22 Apr 1805, Wythe Co., VA to David Oney
, son of Samuel
Mary (Skidmore) Muncy
, b. ca. 1738; Revolutionary War Veteran; m. Agness
Agness (Craven) Muncy
, Jr. had five (5) children:
22.214.171.124.2. Peter Muncy
126.96.36.199.3. James Muncy
188.8.131.52.4. Frances A. Muncy , b. 3 Feb 1788; d. 1864; m. Lovey Randolph , daughter of Willoghby & Frances (Thornton) Randolph , b. Princess Ann Co., VA/
184.108.40.206.5. Reuben Muncy
, daughter of Skidmore
Muncy, b. ca. 1775, Augusta County, VA; d.
1826-1827, Lee County, VA; m. 6 Sept 1794, Montgomery County, VA to Arthur Blankenship
, b. 1770, Chesterfield County, VA; d. 1865, Lee
County, VA. Arthur & Mary
Tazewell County, VA; m. Elias Harber
, daughter of Arthur
, b. 1802, Tazewell County, VA; d. p. 1870, Lee
County, VA; m. **ca. 1818 to Elias Harber
, son of Jeremiah
Elizabeth (Reynolds) Harber
& Elizabeth had children. SEE
BLANKENSHIP & HARBER
**$The date of marriage is based on the birth of their
first child in 1819.