Person:Tunis McElwain (1)

Tunis Anthony McElwain
m. 1752
  1. Effa McElwain1754 -
  2. Eleanor 'Nellie' McElwain1756 -
  3. Mary McElwain1758 - 1817
  4. Tunis Anthony McElwain1759 - 1851
  5. Catherine McElwain1760 -
  6. Thomas McElvainABT 1761 - 1797
  7. Sarah McElwain1762 - 1830
m. 1792
  1. Nancy McElwain1815 - 1871
Facts and Events
Name Tunis Anthony McElwain
Gender Male
Birth? 19 Aug 1759 Augusta County, Virginia[later Rockingham County]
Alt Birth[1] 19 August 1773 Rockingham County, Virginia
Marriage 1792 Pendleton, West Virginia, United Statesto Catherine Proptst
Death? 04 Nov 1851 Calhoun, West Virginia, United States

Tunis McElwain was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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  2.   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.