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William McGinnis - Born 1796-1800 in NC
Married Charlotte Cobb (b1800) in Lincoln CO, NC 4/30/1816
Children - Mary A(1831), Robert (1837), Thomas (1838), George (1842) Records indicate that William was a winner in the GA Land Lottery of 1827. Prior to 1850, William resided in the Atlanta District of DeKalb (and later Fulton) County and sometime in the 1870's.

Thomas McGinnis - Born 1838 in GA (son of William)
Married Martha Nichols or McAnnally (b1841) approx 1858-59
Children - James (1864-66), Willie (William)(1860)
Military records show he enlisted 7/3/1861 in Co. A, 11th Regiment, GA Infantry Lived in DeKalb Co, GA in 1870 and both he and his wife died in the 1870's

James McGinnis - Born 1864-66 in GA (son of Thomas)
Married Elizabeth Samples (b1871) 7/29/1887. Elizabeth died approx 1920 and is buried in Hollywood Cemetary in Atlanta
Children - Claude (1890 and died of typhus while in Navy approx 1915), Alverson or Harry (1891 and who later changed surname to Miller), Valerie (1893), Leve Genivieve (1900), George (1903), Ed (1908) James was orphaned as a child a was raised by a Sam Westbrooks in Cummings, GA James died in 1932-33 and is buried in Glendale Cemetary near Moundsville, WV

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