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First Generation

1. Josiah1 McIntyre (#1458) was born Abt 1758. Josiah died Abt 1818.

He married Lucy Waller Bef 1779. (Lucy Waller is #1459.) Lucy was born Abt 1761. The Waller Family were pioneers in Kentucky and figured prominently in the Baptist denomination, a number of them being preachers of the gospel. William Waller was a preacher at Harrodsburg and it is said that he preached there in 1776, using an elm tree for his church. Rev. John Waller, in Washington Co., probably a brother of Lucy Waller, built a corn mill and a brick residence where St. Rose priory now is. Rev. Fr. Ceslaus Fenwick, established a little church near by. John Waller resented this and rather than live near the Catholics, he sold Fr. Fenwick the mill, 500 acres of land and the brick residence for $4500 in 1806 and presumably went back to Mercer Co. The Catholic congregation established their church of the Dominican Order St. Rose of Lima on the site of his residence. The brick dwelling built by John Waller and sold to Rev. Fr. Fenwick in 1806, was converted into a convent and placed under the patronage of St. Rose of Lima. By sanction of Pope Pius VII. St Rose convent became a province. In 1799 St. Ann, a catholic church was built in the Cartwright creek neighborhood. May 24, 1807 the cornerstone of the St. Rose church was laid, this church superseded St. Ann. On Jan. 13, 1822 Rev. Fr. Fenwick was consecrated a Bishop of the new Sec. of Cincinnati. Probably the only Bishop ever made at St. Rose. Bardstown was then the seat of the Bishop of Kentucky. The names of McIntire or McIntyre is said to have been derived from the Gaelic Mac - an - taoir, meaning "Son of the carpenter", and was anciently found most frequently in the forms of MacIntyre and MacIntire, the contraction of Mac to Mc being a comparatively modern innovation. It is also found on the ancient records in the various forms of Macintyre, Macinteir,M(a)c Inteire, and M(a)c Ceintyre, as well as numerous others. It is also worthy of note that another authority claims that the name was derived from one Ceanteire or Kintyre, who was so called from his ownership of the lands of Kintyre in Scotland. It is said that the family was of the Clan Inteir, a branch of the famous Clan Chattan, and traces it's descent from one Macintyre, bard to William Vic Lachlan Badenoch of Clan Chattan in the fifteenth century. For numerous generations the head of the M(a)c Intyres were called alternately John and Donald. Unfortunately it is not definitely known from which of the many illustrious lines of the family in Treat Britain the first emigrants of the name to America were descended, but all of the McIntyres and McIntires are believed to have been of common ancestry at a remote period. It is highly probable that the McIntyre or McIntires were among the early Scotch-Irish settlers, who had gone from Scotland to Ireland to escape religious persecution and, finding affairs little better there, came to America in great numbers during the eighteenth century. Among the first of the name to settle here was one William McIntyre, who made his home at Warren Michigan, about 1735. His wife's name is not known but his children were probably, Robert, Neal, John and Mary. Of the sons of the emigrant William, Robert was the father by his wife Margaret of at least one son named Thomas, who made his home ot Charlestown, Mass., Neal resided at Boston and was the father of a son named Neal, who made his home at Portsmouth, RI., as is said to have had twenty-three children, and John is believed to have married the widow Lamb of Warren, Michigan, by whom he had issue of Robert, William, John, Jane, Mary, Catherine and possibly others as well. One McIntyre (christian name unknown) is said to have settled in Virginia in the early eighteenth century and to have been the father of a son named John, who removed to Wheeling, Ohio and married Sarah Zane. Very little is known, however, of this line of the family. Probably in the latter part of the eighteenth century, one Elias McIntire settled at Stoddard, NH., where he was the father of a son named Martin, who married Mary Taylor and was the father of, possibly among others, a son named Horation, who made his home at Hancock, NH. Sometime before 1777, one David McIntire is said to have been living at Westminster, Mass., and to have been the father by his wife Gertrude Flint of David, who married Jerusha Sawyer and had issue by her of Simon, Eliza, Frank, Flint and others. One Daniel McIntire of Fitchburg, Mass., is said to have been the father in the latter eighteenth century by his wife Jane Hutchinson of Daniel and Jacob, as well as possibly of others. Of these sons Daniel married Sarah Billings and had issue by her of Lewis, Daniel, Allen, Lavina and Jane; and Jacob made his home in New York, where he married polly Russell and was the father by her of Adaline, Jane, David, Robert and Parley. Sometime before 1782, one Nathan McIntire or McIntyre made his home at Charlton, Mass. By his wife Jemima Ames he was the father of at least one son named Elkanah, who was the father by his second wife Lydia Waters (the first Polly Chase, having died without issue) of Stephen (died young) George, Mary, Moses and Nancy Ann. About the beginning of the nineteenth century, if not before, one John McIntyre made his home at Braintree, Mass., and was the father, by his wife Sally Curtis of Nathaniel, Reuben, Levi and others as well. In the early nineteenth century, one David McIntire of Sullivan, NH., who may have been descended from one of the earlier lines above mentioned, was the father by his wife Eunice Burnap of David, Elbridge, and possibly of others as well. The descendents of these and other branches of the family in America have spread to practically every state of the Union and have aided as much in the growth of the country as their ancestors aided in the founding of the Nation. They have been noted for their energy, industriousness, integrity, piety, thrift, loyalty, patience, perseverance, fortitude and courage. Among those of the name who fought in the war of the Revolution was Captain Thomas McIntyre, who gave his services to his country from 1776 to 1782 and is believed to have been a resident of Pennsylvania. There were also numerous others from the other New England and Southern colonies. Robert, John, William, David, Thomas, Daniel, Allen, Jacob, Stephen, Nathaniel and Neal are some of the christian names most highly favored by the family for it's male members. One of the several coats-of-arms of the scotch family of McIntyres or McIntire is that described as follows; Arms- "Quarterly first and fourth or, an eagle displayed gules, armed and languid sable; second, argent, a galley, her sails furled sable, flags gules; third, argent, a sinister hand couped fesseways gules, holding a cross crosslet fitcheel sable." Crest -" A dexter hand, holding a dagger in pale, both proper." Motto - " Per Ardua." (Arms taken from Burke's "General Armory.") Josiah MacIntyre came to America from the north of Ireland, some time before the American Revolution (1776-1782) and landed either in Philadelphia or Baltimore. This is presumption entirely, he is likely to have landed at some virginia port as he married a Virginia girl, a Miss Lucy Waller. They came to Kentucky and stayed for a time near Harrodsburg, in Mercer County. When Josiah MacIntyre left Mercer Co., he and his wife Lucy Waller came into Washington Co., and settled about three miles West of Springfield, on the Bardstown road or in the neighborhood of Bearwallow on some land which lay along Cartwrights creek. They lived here the remainder of their lives and are burried in an old Family Cemetary on the original land tract. John Waller occupied this land tract in 1788 when Henry Cambron of Maryland bought some land adjoining.

Josiah McIntyre and Lucy Waller had the following children:

child + 2 i. ?2 McIntyre was born on (birth date unknown).

child + 3 ii. ? McIntyre was born on (birth date unknown).

child 4 iii. ? McIntyre (#1773) was born on (birth date unknown). She married ? Branham. (? Branham is #1774.)

child 5 iv. ? McIntyre (#1775) was born on (birth date unknown). She married ? Cochran. (? Cochran is #1776.)

child 6 v. Joe McIntyre (#1777) was born on (birth date unknown). We don't know if Joe is short for Josiah or Joseph. He went to hardin Co., which then joined Washington Co., and settled near the present site of Elizabeth town.

child + 7 vi. Thomas MacIntyre was born 1779.

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