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Robert LOONEY, Sr.

Male Abt 1692 - Bef 1770  (~ 78 years)

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  • Name Robert LOONEY 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Abt 1692  Ballagilley Farm, Maughold Parish, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 1C15-DM 
    History Member of the "70 Families" Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Robert LUNA 
    Will 14 Sep 1769  Augusta [now Botetourt] County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef 13 Nov 1770  Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 13 Nov 1770  Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • (1) The Looney Review <>:

      In the Beginning: Robert Looney

      Derived from a 1974 article appearing in "The Bulletin of North American Manx Assoc."

      Little did Robert Looney, a Manx farmer from Ballagilley, Maughold realize that when he arrived in the New World about 1731, that he and his decendants would be recorded in the annals of their new land as frontiersmen and patriots. Records show that by 1734, Robert Looney and his wife, Elizabeth Ll[e]wellyn, and at least seven sons (they were to have 14 sons!) were in Philadelphia where they joined an expedition into the colony of Virginia.

      The following year he settled on a patent of 291 acres - for which he was to pay the Crown land rent of one shilling a year- on the south bank of Cohongoronta (Upper Potomac) river, probably near present day Hagerstown, Maryland. By 1739-1740 Robert Looney and his family moved southward through the Shenandoah Valley, finally settling on a grant of 250 acres on the James river, in what was to become Augusta County, where another Manxman, Isreal Christian, had prospered. They later donated lands for the county seat, and became influential in colonial politics.

      In 1742 Robert gained another 400 acres in grants, and became one of the most prosperous farmers in the area, with his own mill, orchards, nursery, cattle and horses, and even operated a ferry across what may still be found today not far from Natrual Bridge - Looney's Mill creek. At least three of his sons served in the Augusta County Militia.

      One of these sons, Absolem, was of a true frontier spirit, trapping and hunting in the rugged southwest of the colony, Virginia's last frontier. There, while living in caves to avoid the Indians, Absolem discovered a fertile valley, rich in blue grass pastures, to which he led his family and some followers and founded a new settlement, at least four years before that noted frontier explorer, Daniel Boone, arrived in the same area to build a fort only six miles from Absolem's homestead. To this day, the quiet valley, some seventeen miles from Bluefield, Virginia, is known as "Abb's Valley" in honor of its discoverer, Absolem Looney.

      Indian attacks on these frontier communities were not uncommon, but soon the Indians were to be joined by a new ally, the French, and the settlers were swept violently into the bloody conflict between the Britsh and the French known as the "Seven Years War" or "French and Indian War". General Braddock, the British commander in Cief, was mortally wounded and his regiment turned to route at the "Battle of the Wilderness". Col George Washington commander of the Virginia Militia lost some of his men in the same engagement. The picture was grim, no regular army, no militia to protect the settlers. Robert Looney's son Peter, was captured by the Indians and held prisoner at Fort Detroit for almost a year, dying three years after his release. Another son, Samuel, was killed by the Indians in 1760, and the homestead of Robert's daughter Lucy Jane, was raided and looted by the Indians. Robert Looney, mindful of his responsibilities to his family and followers, errected a fort (Fort Looney). This was one of the few Forts which withstood capture and provided provisions to the militia until the end of the war in 1763. Absolem, recalled from Abb's Valley with his family to assist his father in building the fort, was to learn that those who remained in his valley settlement had been massacred by the Indians, a fate which would later befall him at Dunkard's Spring, VA between 1791-96.

      But the end of the Indian Wars was not to spare the Looney family. During the American Revolution, two of Robert Looney's sons, Absolem and David were to see duty. Absolem in patriotic service under General George Washington and David as a Major in the Notrth Carolina Militia. Three of Absolem's sons, like the offsprings of his brothers, were to serve in the Virginia Militia, with one dying of gunshot wounds in both legs after his role in the American Victory at the Battle of King's Mountain in North Carolina.

      Absolem's son Michael, homesteaded after the revolution in eastern Tennessee, where his log cabin stood until 1919 and where the 1,500 acre farm he acquired at a half-shilling an acre is still held by his heirs. Others moved westward into Missouri, and is documented in LeRoy Tilton's "Early Looney's in America". Seven branches of the family founded by Robert Looney's sons have extended into more than fifteen states.

      Robert and Elizabeth Looney are presumed buried near the Reed Creek area of Augusta Co. (Botetourt Co.), VA.

      (2) Tracey, Grace L. & Dern, John P., Pioneers of Old Monocacy: The Early Settlement of Frederick County, Maryland, 1721-1743, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1987, p. 87:

      John Willson, Nathaniel Thomas, John Haitt, Jr., John Peteate, George Robinson, Robert Luna, Luke Emelen, Francis Pincher, John Frost, George Hobson and John Calvert were other Quakers who moved through Maryland to Pennsylvania. [Note: Should this read "from Pennsylvania through Maryland."?]

      (3) O'Dell, Cecil, Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia, Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing Company, 1995, p. 57:


      Robert Luna/Looney had 294 acres surveyed by Robert Brooke on 18 December 1734 and received a patent from the Colony on 12 November 1735. This land was located on the Potomac River adjacent to Samuel Owen on the Maryland side. (North of Marlowe, Berkeley County, West Virginia . . . ) Looney was in Augusta County, Virginia by 10 February 1745/46 when he was appointed (with John Newport and Timothy Holdway) to assess the improvements made by Christian Zimmerman on 400 acres. On 4 November 1766, Robert sold his 294-acre patent land in Frederick County to Jeremiah Jack for 60 pounds, witnessed by David Looney and others. Jeremiah had lived across the Potomac in Maryland in 1736, but then lived in Frederick County, Virginia.

      (4) Frederick County, Virginia, Hopewell Friends History [database online], Orem, UT:, 1997:

      In the State Land Office at Richmond are to be found recorded in Book 16, pages 315-415, inclusive, the patents issued to the settlers who came to the Shenandoah Valley under authority of the Orders in Council made to Alexander Ross and Morgan Bryan. All bear date of November 12, 1735, and recite that the grantee is one of the seventy families brought in by them, and excepting location and acreage, are alike in wording and conditions, and are signed by William Gooch, Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony at that time. . . .

      These patents were issued under the seal of the colony and were grants from the Crown, free of any obligation of feudal services to the Fairfax family, who claimed the land as lords proprietors of the Northern Neck of Virginia. The sixth Lord Fairfax, who later established his home at Greenway Court near Winchester, instituted many suits against early settlers in the Shenandoah Valley, but it does not appear that any Friend who claimed under Ross and Bryan was ever ejected from his land.

      Although it is specifically stated that seventy families have been "by them brought in to our said Colony and settled upon the Lands in the said Order mentioned," only thirty-six patents issued to thirty-four grantees have been found. The names of these grantees are here given, together with sundry information gathered from the minutes of various Friends' meetings, from the records of the counties of Orange and Frederick in Virginia, and Chester County, Pennsylvania. . . .

      Robert Luna, 294 acres, on the south bank of the Potomac River. On June 13, 1766, Robert Looney signed a power of attorney empowering James Jack of Frederick County to sell for him a certain tract of 294 acres described as patent land granted him November 12, 1735, by authority of an order in council made to Alexander Ross and Morgan Bryan. It is stated in this instrument that Robert Looney was then a resident of Augusta County, Virginia. Witnesses, Wm. Thompson, David Looney, Thomas Jefferson, Peter Hogg, G. Jones. On November 4, 1766, Robert Looney of Augusta County, by his attorney James Jack, sold to Jeremiah Jack of Frederick County this same 294 acres. The property is described as being on the Potomac River and adjoining Samuel Owens.

      (5) Tilton, Leroy W., "Early Looneys in America," Copyright © 1997, T T G <>:

      NOTICE: This material may be freely used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other commercial presentation.

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      This manuscript, compiled by Leroy W. Tilton, was the cumulation of 50 plus years of work on the part of many Looney and Allied Family Researchers from all across America. While this work is known to contain some errors, it is the single most widely used document relied on by present day Looney Genealogists in America. We would like to thank the family of Leroy W. Tilton for giving T T G (of the Looney Family E-Mail Discussion Group) permission to transcribe this Manuscript into computer based format, to display them on the WWW, for making it available to future Looney and Allied Family Researchers/Genealogists and to use it to further the documentation of this family. Mr. Tilton has expressed his acknowledgement and gratitude (within the Manuscript) to those who helped him in collecting, analyzing, and documenting his work. We are forever greatful to Mr. Tilton and the others for this work.

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      1963 Edition
      Revised and Indexed 1997

      "Early Looneys in America" is a tentative outline for the history of the family that some day may be written. It is the cooperative result of work and study by a number of people of records and traditions collected and analyzed, and to some extent harmonized by the compiler over a period of about 50 years. It exists for the most part only in manuscript and notes that are almost illegible except to the compiler.

      Miss Elizabeth Looney of Washington, D. C., is responsible for an arrangement whereby a few interested persons are providing secretarial assistance so that this Looney collection concerning early generations can be made available as fully as possible to a few who wish to continue the work. No claim is made for completeness or correctness. Where many have cooperated over half century concerning data in so many states, it cannot be otherwise.

      The whole is divided into 8 parts concerning:

      (1) Robert and Elizabeth Looney Family
      (2) Robert Looney, Jr., Branch
      (3) Adam Looney Branch
      (4) Absalom Looney Branch
      (5) John Looney Branch
      (6) Peter Looney Branch
      (7) David Looney Branch
      (8) Joseph Looney Branch

      Leroy W. Tilton, Compiler


      Robert (1) and Elizabeth Looney Family

      Approved procedures in making genealogical compilations should differ appropriately according to the circumstances. There are some branches of our families that have always lived in long settled communities where records were adequate and so carefully kept that the compilation of genealogies without detailed use of public records and the inclusion of definite references is considered inexcusable. Other branches of our families have followed the frontiers so closely and persistently that they sometimes have successfully evaded almost all records, including the inescapable - death and taxes. For these cases, even tradition should be carefully and impartially recorded with the hope that it may assist in the interpretation of fragmentary evidence that may yet be found in Bibles, family letters, or other papers, probably more or less private. Between these extremes are the cases of chief importance to a large number of the inhabitants of our South, Middle West, and West who are now interested in the records, if any, relative to Mr. Average Citizen of 100 to 200 years ago.

      For the majority of such citizens, especially west of the Alleghenies, there are no vital records, and they made far fewer wills than did their grandparents. Many deeds, some marriage records, and a few petitions are to be found; also some military, pension, land-grants, and bounty-land papers. Early court minutes of frontier counties and the survey books are particularly valuable. However, it is frequently the federal census on which we must chiefly rely if we are to get any publicly recorded evidence for bolstering our family records and traditions, or for use in our attempts to piece together with a reasonable degree of probability the few fragments of definite evidence that may be available but remain almost useless unless supported and connected.

      Regardless of a paucity of "clinching documents", genealogies of frontier families will be written and genealogists should seek to establish guide lines that are as adequate as possible.

      The idea that reliable genealogy can be based largely on evidence of fragmentary and circumstantial character without clinching documents for all the various links, should be examined with care and, if accepted, be used only with caution. In considering this proposal, it is pertinent to realize that no documents and no amount of evidence can really give genealogical certainty. These can mearly indicate a very high probability. It is useless to propose precise but wholly arbitrary definitions of such terms as "reasonable certainty" for use in genealogy. Even in the field of statistical probability where such a term is sometimes proposed for use in Physics or chemistry, there is no generally accepted meaning of such a concept.

      It is mathematically conceivable that a large number of individually inclusive items of evidence can be interwoven in such a manner that one approximates the same high degree of probability for the whole fabric, that would have to have been achieved by several clinching documents. The precise evaluation of such probabilities from fragmentary genealogical data is quite another matter and so difficult that it would be altogether to slow and unwieldy. General estimates must be left almost entirely to the common sense and intuition of experienced genealogists.

      Thus the approach may be termed quasi-statistical and the idea of a reliable genealogy seriously weak in clinching documents for some of the generations is sound, but the difficulties of execution are a challenge to the ability of the genealogist to make impartial and valid judgments. In the writer's opinion, then, whenever the older generations are satisfactorily documented on or near the Atlantic seaboard, it is possible by means of frontier records, properly supplemented by extensive and thorough search of the census ..records, to carry many lines through the difficult period of their intermittent westward travel. The slower they travel the more clannish their nature and *the less common the family name* the more easily the method is applied. In particular, the more complete and exhaustive is the search of the census records, the more reliable are the resulting inferences. Perhaps the most important step the be taken if possible, is long-continued active cooperation of several interested genealogists, preferably working in different sections of the country.

      The most useful genealogical evidence of the census records, after name and locality of residence, is data on age. Unfortunately, the age intervals prior to 1850 are so large, for example 26 to 45 years, and the classification of 45 and upward is so indefinite that many genealogists consider these data hopeless for precise work. Moreover, when several enumerations are considered, the evidence is conflicting. When several different estimates of a birth date are possible from census records of different decades involving different age intervals, it is only for exceptional cases that all of these should be listed and discussed in detail in a genealogy. Nor is it, as a rule, advisable that the compiler select one or two estimated dates of birth and exclude all others. It is not too difficult to adopt a standard and impersonal procedure for the precise interpretation and adjustment of various and sometimes inconsistent census data births; and one could follow a concise and more or less standardized form in which such results might be published.

      Enumerations were customarily made during the second half of a census year, and ages seem usually given as of the individual's last birth date rather than the nearest date. Thus if the stated age, or age for the group interval in question, be subtracted from the year of the census, the remainder is the most probable estimate for the year of birth and the 100% uncertainty interval (which is one-half of the group interval) extends each way from about March of that year. (Where the indefinite groups, "over 16 and "45" and upwards, " are concerned, one might take threescore and ten as a reasonable and probable limit to assume or the upper side, especially for frontier life. Thus, median ages of 45 * 2 7/ and 57# 12 could be used as probable average ages for these age groups.) If in extraordinary cases, and in the absence of other pertinent evidence, one wishes to be precise, one might estimate the date of birth from various census by weighing the several results in inverse proportion to the squares of their uncertainty intervals.

      Such precision, however, is seldom if ever justified. In the writer's experience the errors present are very likely to vitiate the apparent precision. Instead, it is recommended that one find an adjusted birth year that is as consistent as possible with all the age intervals available from the various census reports and also reasonable with respect to the other evidence that may be available concerning births, marriages, etc., of all members of the families concerned. This might be called adjusting for minimum conflicts between the various data.

      For some families there is little data on the dates of births, but considerable evidence concerning the relative ages of the children.

      Perhaps the marriage date for the parents is known approximately. In such cases it is often convenient to assign approximations to birth dates and clearly label them by some devices, such as "b. say 1792." In such cases, one finds only the census record, 1850 or later, and such a datum may be appropriately translated as "b. ca 1852." The recording of any year date without qualification should be made only if the writer considers that it is based on probably reliable datum or on two or more independent reports that agree and if he has not noticed an apparent conflict with other dates or date that he has accepted.

      The writer has, with the assistance of numerous co-workers, compiled an account of the descendants of Robert and Elizabeth Looney of Botetourt County, Virginia. Four or five generations have been traced in migrations through 15 or more states in order to outline the history of the many branches (7) of this family that stem from Robert Jr., Adam, Absalom, John, Peter, David, and Joseph, the sons that are known to have had male progeny.

      The project has been running for over half a century during which searches have been made by the writer in several state archives and many courthouses. Dozens of pension and bounty-land papers have been read, other military records searched, and thousands of pages of (unalphabetized) census enumerations have been scanned. Over a score of persons have participated in important degree, especially on their respective branches of the family. General acknowledgment should be made to Professor Rupert Taylor of Clemson, S.C. for numerous abstracts of records, critical analyses of data, and detailed suggestions; to Professor Walter O. Shriner of Terre Haute Ind., for family and miscellaneous data, critical discussions, voluminous suggestions; and to Mr. Prentiss Price of Rogersville, Tenn., for numerous contributions and valuable assistance. Judge Ben F. Looney of Greenville, Texas, made available a copy of an invaluable Bible record and written accounts concerning early members of the Robert Looney Jr. Branch; similarly, the Reverend J. Millon Looney contributed and extremely valuable Bible record for the Adam Looney Branch. Coyd A. Looney, William Gaines Looney, and Mack D. Looney collected and preserves old traditions and records. Mrs. Julius Vanderheide of Sturgis, North Dakota, conducted very extensive searches that have made it possible to place many Looneys of Missouri into the Robert Looney Jr. Branch. Mrs. Elsie L. Sayers of Grundy, Va., made valuable additions in the John Looney Branch. Mrs. N. R. Francis of Winchester, Tenn., and Mrs. William H. Christian Jr. of Roanoke, Va., contributed data on descendants of Absalom 2 Looney. Others who have contributed data will be mentioned from time to time in the text of the various Branches.

      The principal source of record evidence for generations 1 and 2 is Judge Lyman Chalkley's voluminous abstracts of the Records of Augusta County. These books are well indexed and page citations will not be given here. Other references will often be cited in the text. Admittedly the evidence for many relationships remains circumstantial even if plausible. The inclusion of numerous reports, statements, etc., does not necessarily imply full acceptance but rather possible value worth preserving for later consideration, and many tentative relationships are suggested merely as such. The data presented are known to be only a part of that which can be found and it is inevitable that many errors should be made in a cooperative undertaking of such scope. The results are made public in order that further searches by others may be facilitated.

      The limited scope of this edition does not permit inclusion of all data that has reached the compiler. Efforts will be made to preserve all unused notes and records so they may be available for future use.

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      The Robert and Elizabeth Looney Family

      By Leroy W. Tilton

      First Generations in America

      According to some accounts the Looneys are said to be of Scotch origin, more often they are considered to be from Ireland where the O'Looneys were chiefs of Montir Loney, a district known as the Monter Loney Mountains in the county of Tyrone. It is also a Munster surname found chiefly in Cork and Clare, Ireland. Variants of the name are O'Looney; O'Lowney; Lowney; O'Luinie, Lonney, Lunney, Luna, etc.

      The Looneys descended from Robert Looney of Augusta and Botetourt Counties, Virginia, and said to have come from Ballagilley Farm about 3 miles south of Ramsey in Maughold Parish, Isle of Man; or possibly from Ballalooney in Amogary Parish. They claim that an ancestor fought with Marlborough in Flanders (ca 1708-1709) in the reign of Queen Anne.

      According to persistent tradition in these Looney families, they are descended from John and Llewellen Looney who had 14 sons; namely, Moses, Josiah, James, Peter, Jonathan, Adam, John, Benjamin, Michael, Samuel, Robert, David, Joseph and Abraham. Sometimes Absalom is given instead of Abraham.

      The tradition of John and Llewellen and their 14 sons is widespread and has had - or received - considerable attention. It has been considered that John and Llewellen were the parents of Robert (1) who married Elizabeth and lived in Augusta and Botetourt Counties of Virginia. It is also suggested that it originated from the fact that Robert (1) and Robert Jr. Had a combined total of 14 children, the births extending from ca 1718 to 1740 and from ca 1743 to 1754 for the son. (However, only 7 names above given are on the combined list of 10 plus 4.) The tradition has in some cases been traced to Judge Benjamin F. Looney of Greenville, Texas, who states that he copied it from the Bible (since burned) of his grandfather (who was Absalom (4) Benjamin (3) or Robert (2) Jr). Judge Looney's record from the same source for the children of Robert (2) Looney is in agreement with information obtained from the will of Moses (3) Looney and the will of Mary, widow of Benjamin (3) Looney. Records in Hawkins County, Tennessee, of a lawsuit by Wm. Gardner against Mary, widow of Benjamin (3) Looney, also confirm Judge Looney's account. Finally, it seems that the Bible of Absalom (4) Looney recorded the name of "Hetty Renfo" as the wife of John (2) Looney. Hetty is a nickname for Hester or Esther and the Bible record named their sons John, Stephen, Robert, and Peter. The searches made in compiling this account of the Looney family have verified the wife's name, and the children named have (chronologically at least) permitted a reasonable interpretation of the Looney family (John (2) Looney) that otherwise seemed impossible.

      In brief, the only error that has been shown in connection with the records from the Bible of Absalom(4) Looney is the apparent complete elimination of one generation that of Robert (1) and his wife, Elizabeth. Therefore the compiler thinks it probable that John Looney and his wife _____ Llewellen (as Judge Looney writes her name) were the parents of 14 sons (and doubtless some daughters) of whom the 11th (as Judge Looney specifies) was Robert, his ancestor. Of the 14 names above, only Josiah does not appear among the children and grandchildren of Robert (1) Looney and his wife Elizabeth.

      Some attention should be given to the idea that some of Robt's brothers came to America with him or at about the same time. Maryland muster rolls during the Revolution list John Looney and a Thomas Looney. The 1790 census of Maryland lists several Loneys and Lunees, but no indications have been found that any of them are related to Robert (1) of Augusta County, Virginia.

      If the John Lowney whose estate was appraised on 17 June 1762 (Augusta, Va., wills 5, 170) was related, it would probable be as a brother of Robert (1), but no indication of this has been found.

      Nevertheless, the descendants of Robert (1) have spelled their names in many ways and care is necessary to eliminate the others not of the same immediate ancestry. For example, in Fayette County, Kentucky, one finds a Thomas Lonay in the 1810 census and a Jos. Lonney marrying a Frances Simpson in 1817 with Thomas Lonay as bondsman. Then Hugh Looney married Nancy Harris in 1837. But at the 1850 census Hugh Loney age 51 with wife Nancy is recorded as born in Ireland. Again in Strafford County, New Hampshire, at the 1850 census there is listed Francis Looney, 48 born in England, with wife, Rhoda A. 23, born in New Hampshire, also in the same county was Richard Looney 25, born in New Hampshire, also in the same county was Richard Looney 25, born in Nova Scotia.

      A Thomas Looney came from the Isle of man to New York City about 1850 and had a son Alexander who was father of Howard C. Looney of Washington, D. C. Relatives in Michigan were: Howard M. Looney and Walter Looney, Pontiac; Robert Looney and Thomas Looney, Oakland County.

      Ellenor Looney and Robert Looney, Both born in Ireland, were in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, in 1870. Moses Loney with wife Frances and children Amos and William were in Harford County, Md., in 1776. Lott Loney and Kitt Loney were in nearby Maryland at the same time.

      In Virginia Joseph Lunee, Tarpley Lunee, and Ellis Lunee were in Northymberland County in 1790.

      No record of Robert (1) Looney in America has been found earlier than 1734 when Robert and Elizabeth Looney were in Philadelphia at the time their son Peter was born. This is known only because of an interview that Peter had on 28 July 1757 at Philadelphia with a correspondent of the "London Chronicle: or Universal Evening Post." The issue for September 6 - 8 gives an account of Peter's captivity for about a year among the French and Indians at Fort Detroit. Peter stated that he was about 23 years of age, had been born in Philadelphia, and was on his way from Albany to Virginia where his parents lived. (Miss Valley Hist. Rev. 13, 76, 15, 95.)

      It is probable that in 1734 Robert and Elizabeth and their older children, at least 7 sons, had recently arrived in America and that they soon moved westward through Pennsylvania. This family was one of 70 that entered the Colony of Virginia with Alexander Ross and Morgan Bryan, of the Province of Pennsylvania, according to an agreement made as set forth in an order of the Lieutenant Governor and Council of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia dated 25 April 1735. (Executive Journal of the Council of 4, 229. See also William and Mary Historical Quarterly (2) 16, 617; and Hopewell Friends History. 1734-1934, p. 12.) Others among 41 who were "imported" into Virginia at the same time were: John Mills, John Mills Jr., James Davis, Edward Davis, Evan Thomas, Nathaniel Thomas, and Thomas Anderson.

      Robert Luna (like the others who entered Virginia with Ross and Bryan) received a patent from George the Second. Robert's was dated 12 Nov. 1735 for 294 acres on the south bank of the Cohongoronta (Upper Potomac) River, near Samuel Owens' plantation, to be held as of the King's Manor of East Greenwich in the county of Kent, in free and common socage, not in Capite or by Knight's services, by cultivating and improving 3 and part of every 50 acres of land fee rent of one shilling yearly, and by cultivating and improving 3 and part of every 50 acres of the tract within 3 years. This property was probably not far from Hagerstown, Maryland, where, according to some accounts, one of the Looney children once attended school.

      Robert Looney received 1540 pounds of tobacco for 11 old wolf's heads at Orange County Court, 26 October 1738. Robert Luney was sued by John Harrison in 1740 concerning 1 long gun. Judgment was obtained by default in 1741 for 40 shilling and 135 pounds of tobacco (costs), but in 1742 it seems uncollectable and Robert Luney was not found in the sheriff's bailiwick. (These several actions are recorded in order Books 1, 2, & 3, of Orange Co., Va.) The homeplace had been sold to Jeremiah Jacks before the suit. On 22 March 1739 the Orange County Court ordered the recording of the deed from Robert Luna to Jeremiah Jacks, but it seems not to have been done. (A second deed was made, perhaps 4 Nov. 1756, by James Jacks acting for Robert Looney of Augusta Co.; David Looney et al. being witnesses to the power of Attorney which was dated 13 June 1766, or possibly merely recorded in Frederick Co. on that date.

      Baylor's Book of Surveys in Frederick County Courthouse, shows that Robert Looney had a survey on Lunie's Mill Creek in April 1740. The Looney family probably moved south through the Shenandoah Valley about 1739 or 1740. Robert Looney obtained a grant of 250 acres on James River and on Lunie's Mill Creek on 30 July 1742. These lands are not far from Natural Bridge in what had become Augusta County in 1738 (but not organized as such until 1745) and in 1769 became a part of Botetourt County. Consequently, since the Augusta County was not organized, the suits in Orange County continued. Adam Payne sued Robert Luney of trespass in 1745, but after several continuances it was dismissed in 1744. Francis and John Marshall sued Robert Luney for debt in 1744, James Patton being security for Luney. The case was tried by jury 4 August 1744 and a verdict found against Luney for 18 pounds 1 shilling 6 pence, with 1 penny damage, and so recorded 5 October 1745. (Orange Order Book 4).

      The old Looney home on the James stood on the south bank of the river and the west bank of the creek, but it was seldom usable and the family operated a ferry at the eddy just above the creek. Robert and his sons hunted, ran the ferry and a mill, grazed cattle and horses, and developed a nursery and orchards. (See Kegley's Virginia Frontier, p. 163; also West Va. Blue Book 1924, and Roanoke Times 4 June 1961.) Looney's Ferry estb. 1742)

      From the Augusta County Court records as abstracted in Chalkley's Records of Augusta County, Virginia, much can be learned about Robert and Elizabeth Looney and their children. In 1745 he received some cash, probably from the estate of Daniel Monahan. The first court for the new county was held on 9 December 1745 when Robert Looney, John Newport, and Timothy Holdway were appointed to value improvements by Christian Zimmerman on 400 acres. A court order of 10 Feb. 1745-6 appoints Robert Looney as an appraiser. On 20 August 1747 his wife was excused from attendance at court, being aged and infirm, and a commission was appointed to take her testimony. In 1750 Robert Looney and John Smith were sureties for Elizabeth Barber, administratrix of George Barber.

      On 11 October 1759 Robert Looney made an agreement with his sons Peter Looney and David Looney by the terms of which much of his land and other property were given to these sons who were to build a house for their parents and care for them through the infirmities of old age. There was some delay or dispute over the terms of the agreement and meanwhile Peter died in 1760. But again an agreement was reached, David was even willing to move the barn in order to build the house where his parents wanted it. Peter's widow sent for the cattle that she was to "winter" as her part of the bargain. David drew firewood to Robert and also wintered cattle. Widow Looney sent a "hand" to cut wood for Robert, etc.

      During these years both Robert and his sons furnished supplies to troops in service on the frontier. For example, on 15 Jan. 1759 Robert Looney signed a receipt for ??6, 5s, 5d in payment for beef for the use of Colonel John Buchanan's company. (Wisc. Hist. Publ., "Preston and Va. Papers," Calendar Series Vol. 1, 44. See also Henning's Statutes V 11, 190.)

      In 1762 Robert is mentioned as exempt from county levy, probably because of age. Yet, in an old Survey Book in Rockingham Co., there is mention of a survey of 60 acres on the south side of James River for Robert Looney, dated 17 March 1762, of land adjoining other land of said Looney. (Augusta Surveys 2, 14.)

      But on 15 November 1762 something happened that made it possible for Looney descendants to get considerable information about Robert and his family. One this day Robert Looney and Elizabeth deeded to John Bowyer 250 acres, the land that was patented in 1742 on 30 July. This seems to have included not only the land verbally given to sons Peter and David but also land previously given to sons Absalom and Daniel. Consequently, certain suits were brought by the heirs of Daniel and of Peter against Robert Looney and John Bowyer, and these affairs were taken or discussed in the court records at length. Robert (1) was active at least as late as August 1764 when he pleaded in answer to such suits that he was drunk (intoxicated) when the instruments were signed, on 20 Nov. 1764 he deeded land, 160 acres at Sinking Springs to Joseph Looney. On 24 May 1765 it was decreed that John Bowyer should reconvey to each of the interested parties their lands. The agreement of 1759 was recorded in the same month. John Bowyer deeded the lands to David Looney, to Peter Looney Jr., son of Peter Looney, deceased and to "Margaret" Looney, daughter and heiress of Daniel.

      In May 1768 there is recorded an account or record of settlement between Robert Looney and Irwin Patterson's estate. From this it seems that Elizabeth Looney bought one looking glass and sundry goods on 10 May 1745-6 also that ferriage at 20 shillings per annum for 10 years was due from Patterson's estate to Looney.

      Certain entries at the October term of court in 1770 indicate that Robert was living then, but his death occurred in Oct. or Nov. before his will was proved 13 November 1770.

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      Robert Looney's Will

      In the name of God amen September the fourteenth one thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine I Robert Looney being very sick and weak in Body but of Perfect mind and memory and calling to mind the uncertainty of this life and knowing that all men was worn to die once I recommend my soul to God who gave it and my Body to the ground to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting but I shall have it again at the Resurrection. As for the worldly Estate that it has pleased God to Bless me with I give and bequeath in manner and form the following. I leave my well beloved wife Elizabeth Luney and my beloved son Joseph Luney to be my sole Executors. Next I leave to my beloved grandson John Luney one shilling sterling. All the remainder of my Bodily Estate after my funeral charges and Lawful Debts are paid I give and bequeath to my well beloved wife Elizabeth Luney to Live on and use as she pleaseth During her natural Life and then to descend to my beloved son Joseph at her death the rest of my children having already got all that I allow to them of my estate.

      Robert (RL) Luney (Seal)

      Signed Sealed and Pronounced in Presence of us

      John Smith (His Mark)
      James Crow
      Elinor Crow (His Mark)
      John Burton (His Mark)

      At a court held for Botetourt County the 13th of November 1770 this writing purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Robert Looney decd. was presented in court by Joseph Looney one of the Executors herein named and proved by the oaths of Thomas Crow, James Crow and John Smith and ordered to be recorded and on motion of said Executor who made oath according to Law certificate is granted him for obtaining a probate thereof in due form whereupon he together with Abraham McClelland and John Looney his securities entered into and acknowledged their bond in five Hundred pounds conditioned as the Law directs. Tests John May C.B.C. Recorded in Will Book A, page 5; Botetourt County, Virginia.

      (Robert's mark was a capital R on the upper shank of capital L.) (Probably his stock Brand)

      Abraham McClelland was a brother of the wife of David (2) Looney, and John Looney, who also acted as security for Joseph (2) Looney, the executor, was Robert's son, about 38 years old at that time. John Looney, grandson, was the eldest son of Robert (2) Jr. (deed).) and legal heir by right of primogeniture.

      It is unfortunate that Robert (1) Looney did not name all of his children in his will. The muster roll of the Augusta County Militia, Company 8, under Captain George Robinson includes Thomas, Dan, and Adam Looney, in the order mentioned, and the date of this list has been fixed by Waddell as 1742. Probably Robert (1) was too old for service at that time. This roll is here accepted as a clue to the relative ages of older sons of Robert (1) and Elizabeth. It is surmised that no other sons were as old as 16 in 1742.

      With possible exception of Samuel, the above and 6 others are established as sons of Robert (1) Looney by reference to the Augusta County records.

      According to Notable Southern Families (Vol. 2, pp. 305, 315) a Louisa Looney married Captain John Shelby of the military organization of Washington County, Virginia. According to a D.A.R. application paper (Lineage 78, 382) John Shelby Sr. (b. 1724 - d. 1794) went to join his brother Moses in North Carolina in 1750 where he met Louisa Looney. He established a station in the Wautauga District known as Shelby's. Their children were: John Shelby Jr., married Elizabeth Brigham; David Shelby married Sarah Bledsoe; Eban Shelby, Thomas Shelby, Isaac Shelby; Louisa Shelby married Wm. McCrab; and Catherine Shelby who married _____ Evan.

      Also, according to D.A.R. lineage Lucy Jane Looney married 1753 Stephen Holston (1729-1776) son of Henry Holston Sr. (Lineage 68, 301; 149, 235.) Among their children was James Henry Holston (1754-1825) who married Lucy Austin (1764-).

      Doubtless there were other daughters. It is not unlikely that some of them may have married men named Clark, Crow, Mills, Rowland, or Smith who were closely associated with the Looneys.

      Mrs. Edward Spear Atkinson of 1502 Stuart Avenue, Houston, Texas (in 1947) and Mrs. Louisa P. Bosworth of Woodstock, Vermont (in 1945) are interested in various families of early Sullivan County, N.C. In a letter to the compiler from Mrs. Bosworth in 1945 one finds; "Have you any record of the marriage of Abraham McClelland to Julie Ann Looney? Mrs Atkinson says he was married twice, and Julia Ann Looney was his first wife. He (Abraham McClelland) was very evidently the son of John and brother of William who married Barbara Walker, of Mary who married Bobt. (sic) Looney, and of - (Jane) who md. (Samuel) Gamble." (David instead of Robert Looney was intended of course.) Then in an undated letter in February or March 1947 Mrs. Atkinson included a list of 9 children of William McClelland who married 22 December 1768 Barbara Walker born 1741. Among those children were:

      3) Jane McClelland b. 28 Oct. 1770, married James Looney. 5) Abraham McClelland b. 1 Nov. 1776, m. Julia Ann (or Annis) Looney.

      In a later letter Mrs. Atkinson reported that John Wallace born 1750 married _____ McClelland and being left a widow she m. (2) Captain Wm. Lowry in Blount County, Tenn. They had a son, Abraham Wallace, who married in 1802 his first cousin Ann McClelland, only daughter of Abraham McClelland by his first wife. The bases of these reports are not known to the compiler and their interpretation with respect to Looney is not clear. As Mrs. Atkinson observed, the Abraham McClelland, son of Wm. and Barbara, was not old enough to have a daughter marrying in 1802; but it is plain that Abraham McClelland, brother of Mrs. David Looney was to old to have had a first wife's only daughter that married in 1802; and especially so because he had a Rachel who married ca 1759 James Gregg. Thus if weight is given to the Wallace report there remains no implication that Julis Annis Looney was one of the daughters of Robert (1) Looney. There is some possibility that these reports may pertain to the Adam Looney Branch of this family. (See Adam Branch).

      There are other questions of early date. One is the identity of Mary Looney who owned land on the south side of Looney's Mill Creek adjacent to the 196 acres (adjoining John Mill's land) that were surveyed for John Looney on March 4, 1768. (Rockingham Co. surveys 1, 137.) With reference to the 196 acres Kegley says, "line of his own land and Mary Looney's Land." Does this indicate that a Mary Looney was married to John Mills at about this time? Professor Taylor thought that Mary, as used here, was an error for Margaret, the widow of Robert Looney Jr., but Robert Jr. died in 1756 and Margaret was called Renfro as early as 1763. On the other hand, she and her son John (3) did not sell their 213 acres on the Looney Mill Creek until 1773. (See Robert Looney Jr. Branch.)

      There was also a Margaret Looney who had a survey of 250 acres on Looney's Mill Creek in 1755, according to Kegley. Peter (2) Looney bought 250 acres on the Creek in 1754, but was not married until ca 1759 and died in 1760. His widow Margaret seems not to have married James McCain before 1767 and thus may have had the land surveyed in 1765 but not in 1755.

      The following is a tentative list of the children of Robert (1) and Elizabeth Looney, with Approximate and adjusted best estimates of dates of birth, death, and marriage.

      * * *


      [i] Thomas Looney, b. 1718 -1746; d. between 1755-60, married Jane Harmon. Had one child only so far as known - Lovice Looney m. John Brigham.

      [ii] Robert Jr. Looney, b. 1721 - 1756; m. ca 1742/43 Margaret Rhea, who later as Robert's widow married Stephen Renfro. (See Robt Jr. Branch.)

      [iii] Daniel Looney, 1723 - 1760, married Jane Evans.

      [iv] Adam Looney, 1725 - 1770, m. Hannah Wright, of N. Carolina. (See Adam Looney Branch.)

      [v] Samuel Looney, 1727 -175 [sic] - said to have been killed by Indians in 1760. His widow was Ann _____ who adm. estate and married Elijah Cross. Looney children were Samuel Jr. and Moses. (H.H. Smith, Blountville, Tenn. is a descendant of Elijah and Ann Looney Cross.)

      [vi] Louisa Looney, 1728 - married Capt. John Shelby, say 1750-51 in North Carolina.

      [vii] Absalom Looney, 1729 - 1796; three years old when brought to the colonies. Married Margaret (Peggy) _____, who was not living at the time he made his will 1791, probated 1796. (See Absalom (2) Branch.)

      [viii] Lucy Jane Looney, b. 1730 - married in 1753 Stephen Holston - (or Lucy had Henry Holston or Holstein).

      [ix] John Looney, 1732 - 1817, m ca 1759 Esther Renfro. (Noah Looney was grand-nephew of John who died at Bachelor's Retreat, S.C.)

      [x] Peter Looney, b. 1734 - 1760; (in Philadelphia) m Margaret _____. In Will Book 4, p. 93 Mch 16 1768 "Margaret" Looney is admix of husband Peter Looney estate, (Augusta Co.) Peter Looney Jr. was only heir, and a minor.

      [xi] David Looney, b. 1735-1810, married ca 1755 Mary McClelland.

      [xii] Joseph Looney, b. in Botetourt Co. Va. 1740-1817, married Jean (Jane) Bowen 25 June 1764 in Augusta Co. Va. (license) See will of Lilly Bowan, Washington Co. Va. Book 2, p73.

      Thomas (2), and Daniel (2) Looney as above, seem not to have had male progeny. Brief accounts of them will be given here and the other sons of Robert (1) and Elizabeth Looney will be considered later in separate branches, each of which begins with the second generation in America.

      Thomas (2) Looney b. 1718, died in Indian raid between 1755-60, was the first of the Looneys named on the muster roll of Augusta County, Virginia, in 1742 and probably the eldest son and heir of Robert and Elizabeth Looney. (Mr. Tilton, the compiler of these records and comments, gives death of Thomas (2) Looney as based on an entry in Augusta Order Book 1, 26, dated 15 April 1746: Petition of Margaret Lundey - her clothes taken by David Logan, constable on attachment vs. her deceased husband Thomas Lundey at suit of Daniel Harriss, be returned," (Comment by EWS: Some similarity of names, but why assume Lundey to be meant for Luney? Perhaps there was a Thomas Lundey, decd. whose widow was Margaret. The Thomas (2) Looney (Luney) son of Robert (1) had wife Jane Harmon, - no Margaret mentioned - though she may have been Margaret Jane Harmon. They had daughter Lovice Looney who married John Brigham, according to many records among descendants. Family record of Mrs. Marvin Huff, Evansville, Ind., gives Peter Looney (H). Wife Rachael Harmon, - born in Maryland - associated with John Brigham, husband of Lovice Looney.)

      Mrs. W.C. Weaks of Terre Haute, Indiana, and his cousin Miss Mabel Weaks of New York City have a record of the birth about 1745 or 1746 of a Louisa Looney who married James Brigham. They have considered that her mother was Margaret Harmon, daughter of Captain Adam Harmon, and immigrant from Germany credited with being one of the first permanent settlers on New River in the early 1740's. (Harmon Genealogy of Southern Branch, by J.N. Harmon of Tazwell Va. 1925.) There may have been another child. Mary Lundey, orphan of Thomas Lundey, was ordered bound out to William Williams who was about to remove to Carolina. (Order Book 3, 181, 28 August 1751.

      Summers in his History of S.W. Virginia, page 51, mentions that the home of Adam Harmon near Englis' Ferry on New River was visited by Indians and furs and skins stolen.

      On 19 November 1760 David (2) Luney gave bond as administrator of the estate of Thomas Luney. (Wills 2, 424.) Loues Looney, grandchild of Adam Harmon, obtained judgment against Adam Harmon at November Court 1764 on his 101b. bond dated 28 February 1754 to Loues Looney with lawful interest from 29 July 1746. (Query: Was this the date of birth of Loues Looney?) Witnesses were John Crockette and Ann Crockette. Loues Looney deposed by commission on 22 August 1766 and then on 26 December 1766 at Fort Chiswell James Brigham and David Looney addressed the following to Mr. William Thompson at Back Creek: "We your Humble Servants have this day met and compromised the matter in regard to the money attach'd in your hands on behalf of Louicy Looney with Henry Harmon on his leaving Twenty pounds Virginia currency in your hands." (Document 2QQ98, Preston and Va. Papers in Wisc. Hist. Soc.)

      According to the views as outlined, Loues was about one year old when her father, Thomas, died, at age 27 about 6 when her sister Mary was bound out to Wm. Williams, about 19 when she obtained judgment against her grandfather, and 21 when she collected her inheritance. Also one understands why there are no records of other heirs of Thomas Looney.

      On the other hand, one may ask why, if he died before 15 Apr. 1764 was Thomas Looney cited on 19 November 1746 to work on a road from Adam Harmon's to the north branch of Roan Oak. Perhaps his estate was obliged to furnish a man. His name on a delinquent tax list in 1755 could refer to his estate, and David Looney's appointment as administrator on 19 March 1760 could of course, be a replacement, perhaps, after Margaret's (?) death.

      Louice (Looney) and James Brigham were living in lower Washington County on 6 November 1777 when the names James Brigham and Peter Looney are adjacent on a petition protesting plans for the erection of a court house at a location deemed inconvenient. This Peter is considered as Peter (3) Looney (b. 24 Nov. 1755, son of Absalom (2) Looney) who later, with wife Rachel Harmon, settled in Sumner County, Tennessee, as did James Brigham.

      James Brigham had grants form the state of North Carolina in 1779, 1781, 1782, 1787, and 1790, etc. Some of the land was in Sullivan County near lands of David Looney, Robert Gray, George Maxwell, and David Maxwell. According to Historic Sullivan, James Brigham operated the first tavern in Blountville, Hawkins County, Virginia. He donated 30 acres in 1792 for the town of Blountville. He was a Revolutionary soldier.

      The will of James Brigham, wife Louisa Brigham, is of record in Book B.B. (1811-1815), page 77, Montgomery County, Tennessee.

      Daniel (2) Looney, (b. ca 1723, d. ca 1760) was on the muster roll of Augusta County in 1742. He patented 180 acres on Long Run on 20 August 1748, probably called the Draper Place. He lived there in 1753 or 1754 when Robert (1) Looney asked Absalom (2) Looney and his family to come home and settle because of danger from the Indians at the outlying settlement where Absalom was living on the Bluestone, a branch of New River, Robert asked Daniel (2) Looney to give the 180 acres to Absalom in exchange for some of Robert's land. Daniel made a deed to Abs. on 18 September 1754 for the 180 acres, mentioning a corner of land of Robert Looney Sr. A witness was Wm. Harbison. (This deed was not delivered until August 1762, but in Chalkley's Augusta Records the grantee's name is printed ABRAHAM Looney and no evidence of a Absalom (2) Looney has been established.) Daniel moved across the creek onto some of Robert's land, but Robert made no deed to Daniel.

      Jane (Evans) Looney (probably wife of Daniel) in 1760 sued Daniel Looney in chancery, but suit after several continuances was dismissed on Plaintiff's motion. On 11 October 1759 when Robt. divided his cattle between Peter and David, he reserved 2 horses for his son Daniel. Even as late as 24 May 1760 it is known that Daniel Looney was living - Jane Looney sued him on writ of scire facias, but his attorney obtained imparlance until the next court. (Augusta Orders 6,218, 381.)

      Very soon thereafter, however, Daniel died and on 19 November 1760 his brother David (2) Looney gave bond as administrator of Dan's estate. The appraisement of Daniel's estate was mentioned as of 18 August 1761 and at this time Jane Evans, late Looney, asked for the administration of her husband's estate, hitherto granted to David Looney. It seems possible that the widow Jane Looney had married Alexander Evans who later, 2 October 1765, purchased 140 acres from Adam (2) and Hannah Looney who were then of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. (Augusta Deeds 13, 92.)

      On 18 October 1765 David Looney gave bond with James McDowell as the appointed guardian to Margaret Looney, orphan of Daniel Looney and granddaughter of Robert (1) Looney. (Augusta Wills B3, 433.) In Margaret's name suit was brought to obtain for her the land "across the creek" where her father had lived. Robert's deed of 13 November 1762 to John Bowyer had included Daniel's land. However, Colonel John Smith and Colonel John Buchanan each deposed in May 1765 concerning the fact. Colonel Smith recited the circumstances leading to the exchange of lands between Daniel and Absalom. Colonel Buchan testifies that Daniel, on his death bed and in the presence of his father Robert, stated that the land was his and was to descend to his daughter; and that Robert did not object or say anything against this. Accordingly, on 19 October 1765 John Bowyer deeded the land to Margaret Looney, heiress and only child of Daniel Looney, Deceased.

      Deed records indicate that Margaret Looney married John Miner who on 23 October 1782 received a North Carolina grant of 250 acres on Holston River. On 19 October 1784 John Miner and Margaret of Sullivan County, North Carolina, for 100 pounds sold to John Mills 37 acres on James River below Looney's Mill Creek. (Botetourt Deeds 3, 325.) This is probably a grant of land inherited from her father Daniel Looney.

      In Sumner Deeds 1, 424, there is recorded on dated April, 1797 from David Looney of Sullivan County to Margaret Miner, Hannah Turner Miner, Daniel Looney Miner of Sumner County for 320 acres for $500. Again in July 1799 David Looney signed a deed to Margaret Miner for 106 acres for $200. (Deeds 3, 10.)

      Among the marriage records of Sumner County, Tennessee, is: Daniel Looney Married Elizabeth Briley 24 October 1805.

      Samuel (2) Looney, b ca 1727, d after 1752, say about 1770. He was not on the muster roll of Augusta County in 1742. He was named on 20 May 1752 in Augusta County to assist William Smith, overseer, on the road along the Calf-Pasture (river) from Wm. Grey's to Robert McCutcheon's Mill and then to Robert Campbell's. Samuel Looney left widow Ann Looney who administered his estate and married Elijah Cross. (The Looney children were Samuel Jr. and Moses.) Sullivan County, Tennessee census 1840 gives Elijah Cross age 84, living with David L. Cross. Elijah was pensioned for Rev. War service 1777, Sullivan County, Tenness. Pension papers of Elijah (Elishe). William and Zacharia Cross state that they were born in Baltimore County, Maryland. (Echoes: East Tennessee Historical Society, May 1958, page 92.) Homer H. Smith, Atty. of Blountville, Tenn., in a letter states: "My mother was Elizabeth Cross and a descendant of Elijah Cross I, and Mrs. Ann Looney, whose husband Samuel Looney was killed by Indians in the early settlement of Sullivan County. This Cross-Looney couple had 5 sons and two daughters." (The two Looney sons were mentioned in the will of Moses Looney, of Knox County, Tenn., in 1823-24.

      Query: Who was Margaret Looney who had survey of 250 acres on Looney's Mill Creek in 1755 (Kegley). and who sued Anthony in Bedford County, Virginia, in 1759?
    Person ID I9727  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
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    Family Elizabeth (LOONEY),   b. Abt 1701, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Nov 1770, Botetourt County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 1715  Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. John LOONEY,   b. Abt 1732, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Lucy Jane LOONEY,   b. Abt 1730, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Absalom LOONEY,   b. Abt 1729, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Joseph LOONEY,   b. Abt 1738  [natural]
     5. David LOONEY,   b. Abt 1735  [natural]
     6. Peter LOONEY,   b. Abt 1734  [natural]
     7. Daniel LOONEY,   b. Abt 1723, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Robert LOONEY, Jr.,   b. Abt 1721, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Thomas LOONEY,   b. Abt 1718, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. Louisa LOONEY,   b. Abt 1728, Isle of Man Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
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