Person:Hugh McCormick (10)

Watchers
m. 12 Nov 1724
  1. John McCormick1718 - 1782
  2. James McCormick1721 -
  3. Samuel McCormick1723 -
  4. Hugh McCormick1725 - 1777
  5. Dennis McCormick1727 - 1782
Facts and Events
Name Hugh McCormick
Gender Male
Birth? 1725 County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death? Sep 1777 Middleton Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania
References
  1.   Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies; Scotch-Irish and German. (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States: Lane S. Hart, Printer and Binder, 1886)
    Pages 442, 443.

    VI. HUGH McCORMICK, (Hugh, James,) b. about 1725, in the Province of Ulster, Ireland; d. September, 1777, in Middleton township, Cumberland county, Pa. About 1758, he removed from Paxtang to the homestead of his father-in-law, on Conedoguinet creek, which was deeded to him, October 30, 1758, by James Alcorn, Sr., and Mary, his wife, of Middleton township, being 136 acres of land in said Middleton township, together with the houses, barns, and out-houses on same. About the year 1770, he purchased 1, 300 acres of land in the White Deer Valley, now within the boundary of Lycoming county, Pa., and his two sons, Seth and Thomas, settled there. He was a prominent man on the frontiers, and, at the outset of the Revolution, rendered much aid, by his counsel and his purse, to raise troops for the Continental service. In the Provincial Conference, of June, 1776, he served as a member, but, owing to ill health, declined further official honors. He m., about 1749, SARAH ALCORN, youngest daughter of JAMES and MARY ALCORN.* They had issue:

    13. i. James, b. 1750; m. Isabella Dixon.
    ii. Mary, b. 1752; m. Capt. Robert Peebles, a wealthy farmer,
    who resided near Shippensburg, Pa., and had issue, four
    sons, all of whom married and settled in the same neigh-
    borhood.
    iii. Thomas, b. 1754; d. October 6, 1826; located about 1775,
    on South creek, a branch of White Deer Hole creek, in
    Lycoming county, Pa., about three miles from its mouth;
    Was a justice of the peace for some years; m. Elizabeth
    Crockett
    ; their remains lie buried in the old Presbyterian
    now Lutheran graveyard, on the southwest side of Penny
    Hill, in the Buffalo Valley; left no issue, he had adopted
    His great-nephew, to whom he bequeathed his estate.
    14. iv. Seth, b. 1756; m. Margaret Simmons.
    v. Sarah, b. 1758; m. _____Woodrow, and removed to Ohio,
    when it was so new and so far away that frequent inter-
    course with its inhabitants was impossible, and nothing
    more is known of them.
    vi. Eleanor, b. 1760; d. unm.; lived with her mother and
    younger sister, whom she survived several years.
    15. vii. Hugh, b. 1762; m. Elizabeth Fullerton.
    16.viii. John, b. 1765; m. Mary Curtis.
    ix. Amelia, b. 1767; m. William Gabby, a prominent
    farmer, who resided near Hagerstown, Md.; no issue.