Maria Catherine LOY
(Abt 1784-Bef 1870)


Family Links

1. Unknown WICKHAM?

2. Sarah KEITH


  • Born: Abt 1784, Hampshire Co, VA 1 3
  • Marriage (1): Unknown WICKHAM? about 1807 in VA 1
  • Marriage (2): Sarah KEITH on 8 Jan 1839 in Morgan Co, OH 2
  • Died: Bef 1870 4

bullet  General Notes:

Earliest Settlers of Western Frederick-Eastern Hampshire Counties in Virginia, Grace Kelso Garner, compiler, p. 176: "Andrew Millslagle, son of George and Catherine Loy Millslagle was born in Hampshire County, Virginia in 1784, grew to manhood there, married there, the name of his first wife unknown. By 1810 a son and a daughter had been born to the couple. Andrew moved to Morgan Co, Ohio soon after this and he served there in the War of 1812, serving in Capt. George Richardson's company from August 31, 1813 until December 1, 1913. The 1820 census for Noble Twp, Morgan County shows that Andrew and ____ Millslagle now have a daughter between 10 and 16, a daughter under 10 and two sons under 10. These children were Samuel - Andrew - Rachel and Nancy. The wife of Andrew and mother of these four died sometime after 1820. I have often wondered if this wife could have been a daughter of Mathew Wickham who was in Hampshire County, Virginia on the list of Levi Ashbrook in 1782 and on the list of Okey Johnson in 1784. Did Andrew and his family spend some years in New York State after 1820 and before the 1840 census? Andrew, back in Morgan County, Ohio in August of 1839, for on the 6th of that month he is married by Elder Joseph E. Smith to Sarah Keith. At this point I wish to say "thank-you" to Mr. Don Millslagle of Des Moines, Iowa for his good help and family records. By his marriage to Sarah Keith three more children are born to Andrew Millslagle, two daughters, Eliza and Jane born in Ohio, and Peter Andrew born in Ohio. Then two daughters of the first marriage, Rachel and Nancy, one born about 1808 and the other born about 1812 as well as the son Samuel are adult at the time of the second marriage, so the daughters become lost to us geneologically, since they are but marks on the census records."

List of Levi Ashbrook, Gent:
Millslagle, Andrew 7 whites, 0 blacks
Millslagle, George 3 whites, 0 blacks
"Wickam", Matthew 6 whites, 0 blacks

1810 VA CENSUS, Hampshire:
Andrew "Milslagle":
1 m. under 10 (Samuel?)
1 m. 26-44 (Andrew)
1 f. under 10 (Nancy?)
1 f. 16-25 (1st wife of Andrew)

p. 483: Noble Township was organized in 1819. At that date it became a township of Morgan Co, and so continued until the formation of Noble Co.
p. 488: Andrew Millslagle was an early settler, and served in the War of 1812.

1820 OH CENSUS, Morgan Co, Noble Twp: Andrew Millslagle, 2 m. under 10, 1 m. 26 - under 45, 1 f. under 10, 1 f. 10 - under 16, 1 f. 26 - under 45, 2 engaged in agriculture.

Ohio Crossroad of Our Nation, Vol. XI:
Millslagle, Andrew - Morgan Co. 1825 Tax List Resident Proprietor

1830 OH CENSUS, Morgan Co, Noble Twp: Andrew Millslagle, 1 m. 10-15, 1 m. 20-30, 1 m. 40-50, 1 f. 15-20, 1 f. 20-30, 1 f. 40-50.

MORGAN CO, OH MARRIAGE RECORDS: Andrew "Milslagle" and Sarah Keith were married Jan. 8, 1839.
(Gerald Wickham reports their marriage date as 1 Aug 1839.)

1840 OH CENSUS, Monroe Co, Union Twp:
Andrew Millslagle
1 m. 50-60
2 f. under 5
1 f. 30-40
1 engaged in agriculture
0 persons over age 20 who could not read or write
(Listed nearby on census were Benson Merry, Ambrose Merry, Thomas "Bayles", Samuel Millslagle, Lewis Ackley, Anson "Wickam" and Rouse Merry.)

1850 IA CENSUS, Johnson Co, Cedar Twp: Andrew Millslagle, 66, b. VA, farmer, did not own real estate; Sarah, 40, b. OH; Eliza, 11, b. OH; Jane, 7, b. OH. Neither Andrew or Sarah could read or write.

1852 IA STATE CENSUS, Cedar Co, Linn Twp: Andrew Millslagle - 5 males, 3 females, 1 voter, 1 militia.

CEDAR CO., IA LAND RECORDS: Andrew "Millslayer" bought 80 acres of land on Aug 25, 1853, Section 7, Township 81, Range 4W.
(Note: John Wickham bought land nearby in 1849.)

1856 IA STATE CENSUS, Hardin Co, Clay Twp: Andrew "Millslagel", 70, b. VA, farmer, resided in IA 9 yrs; wife Sarah, 39, b. PA; Eliza, 16, b. OH; Jane, 14, b. OH; Peter, 6, b. IA. (Listed next to Samuel "Millslagel" and Anson Wickham.)

1860 IA CENSUS, Cedar Co, Linn Twp, Cedar Bluffs P.O.: Andrew Millslagle, 76, b. VA, farmer, $25 personal property; Sarah, 42, b. PA; Eliza, 20, b. OH; Jane, 18, b. OH; Peter, 9, b. IA; Isaac "Wickam", 38, farm laborer, b. OH; William "Wickam", 29, farm Laborer, b. OH. (They were listed on the census next to the Anson Wickham family.)


Andrew married Unknown WICKHAM?, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, about 1807 in VA.1 (Unknown WICKHAM? was born between 1885 and 1894 5.)


Andrew next married Sarah KEITH, daughter of Jacob KEITH and Sophia (---), on 8 Jan 1839 in Morgan Co, OH.2 (Sarah KEITH was born about 1808 in PA 3 and died after 1870 in Linm Twp, Cedar Co, IA.)



1 Grace Kelso Garner, compiler.

2 Morgan Co, OH Marriage Records.

3 1850 IA Census.

4 1870 IA Census.

5 1810 VA Census.

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