Facts and Events
Tunis McElwain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
- ↑ Ancestry.com Public Member Trees.
- Tunis McElwain
b. 1773 or 1760 [other records show birthdate in 1759]
Revolutionary War Service
"Acquainted with Peter Cogar from the days of their youth"
Moved to the West Fork near Arnoldsburg WV in 1830.
Sister Mary "Polly" McElwain married Peter Cogar in 1781.
Niece Phoebe Cogar, daughter of Peter Cogar, married Adam Starcher, son of Philip Starcher in 1828.
Daughter Elizabeth McElwain married Henry Starcher, son of Philip Starcher, in 1829
Daughter Nancy McElwain married William Thomas "Bluehead" Starcher, son of Philip Starcher, in 1840.
granddaughter Nancy Nicholas married Josiah Payne Starcher (son of Daniel Starcher and Nancy Brannon Starcher), nephew of Philip Starcher, in 1854
Grandson Isaac Nichols married Sarah Jane Starcher, daughter of William Brannon "Billy" Starcher, son of Henry Starcher, nephew of Philip Starcher, in 1861.