Male 1725 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name MCCORMICK, Hugh 
    Suffix II 
    Born 1725  Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 

    • The progenitor of the McCormick family was James McCormick, of Londonderry, Ireland. Among other children, he had two sons, Hugh and Thomas, both of whom came to America about 1735, and settled in Lancaster (now Dauphin) county, Pa.

      Hugh McCormick, who was born in the Province of Ulster, Ireland, about 1695, married and had four children - John, James, Samuel and Hugh. The youngest son, Hugh McCormick (2d), was born in Ireland in 1725. He married Sarah Alcorn, daughter of James and Mary Alcorn, of Cumberland county, Pa., and they had nine children, one of whom was Seth McCormick, who was born in Paxtang township, then Lancaster county, Pa. in 1756. About the year 1770, Hugh McCormick (2d) purchased thirteen hundred acres of land in White Deer Valley, and two of his sons, Seth and Thomas, settled upon it .

      Here Seth McCormick married Margaret Simmons, daughter of Samuel Simmons and Margaret Plunkett, of Buffalo Valley, and a niece of Dr. Plunkett, whose name is prominent in the early history of Northumberland county.

      Seth and Margaret Simmons McCormick had ten children, as follows: Robert, born 1782, died 1874, married Nancy Foresman; Hugh, born 1784, died 1826; Samuel, born 1787, died 1864, married Elizabeth Piatt; Seth, born 1789, died 1821, married Hannah Hammond; Thomas born 1791, died 1818, married Maria Hammond; Sarah, born 1793, died 1874, married Robert J. Foresman; John, born 1797, died 1871, married (1st) Hester Coryell, (2d) Sarah Bush, (3d) Sarah Brown; Cynthia, born 1800, died 1880, married Samuel Eason; Susan, born 1802, died 1883, married Matthew B. Hammond; and Joseph, born 1805, died 1876, married Margaret Schooley.
    _UID 929C82544A164CC4AB6537FA0FE2EAED7DD4 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I8537  Our Ancestry
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2012 

    Father MCCORMICK, Hugh,   b. 1695, Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ALCORN, Sarah 
    Married Y  [1
    +1. MCCORMICK, Seth,   b. 1756, Paxtang, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F2731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1137] Matthew Brown, Ancestry and Descendants, 84.