Person:John McCormick (64)

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Name John McCormick
Gender Male
Birth? 1718 County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death? Oct 1782 Silver Spring, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
  1.   Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies; Scotch-Irish and German. (Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States: Lane S. Hart, Printer and Binder, 1886)
    Page 441.

    IV. JOHN McCORMICK, (Hugh, James,) b. about 1718, in or near Londonderry, Ireland; d. October, 1782; and buried in Silvers Spring churchyard, of which church he was a member. He located in East Pennsboro’ township as early as 1745; and upon the formation of the county of Cumberland in 1750, was named in the act as one of the trustees for the purchasing of land on which to build a court-house and prison. During the French and Indian war his dwelling was stockaded and the refuge of the frontier settlers, and hence designated as “McCormick’s Fort at Conedoguinet.” He m. JEAN CATHAY, who deceased the latter part of January, 1788. They had issue:

    i. John, m., and had issue: Thomas, and Hudson.
    ii. Margaret, m. Hugh Quigley; and had issue
    (surname Quigley): Elizabeth, John, William,
    Samuel, Esther, Jane, and Sarah.
    iii. Jane, m. David McClure; and had issue
    (surname McClure): Samuel, Thomas,
    John, James, William, Wilson, and David.
    iv. Elizabeth, m. James Sharon; and had issue
    (surname Sharon): Elizabeth, Sarah, Mary,
    Isabella, William, and James.
    v. Ann, m. David Adams; and had issue
    (surname Adams): William and Ann.