Posted By:Steph Alcorn
Subject:Re: James Alcorn of Ireland,Va.
Post Date:April 04, 1999 at 12:05:42
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James Alcorn was born in Northern Ireland about 1768 ( he died in Cherrytree Twp., Venango Co. , Pa on 5-10-1835 ) He was married to Margaret McDowell in Ireland (Margaret was born in Ireland about 1770 and died in Cherrytree Twp., Venango Co. Pa. on 12-20-1835 Their first 4 children were born in Ireland and the younger 3 born in Crawford Co. Pa.
childrens names:
1.John 7-30-1788 d.7-6-1865 m.Elizabeth Mitchell
2.Jane b.about 1790 m.William Alcorn
3.Robert b. about 1796 d.8-17-1869 m. Mary Benn
4.James b. about 1789 never married
5.Andrew b.10-2-1802 d.4-30-1878 m. Jane kerr b.about 1806 d.12-24-1868
6.Samuel b.about 1804 d.1-24-1885 m. Ann Prather b.3-8-1818 d. 3-20-1904
7.William Alcorn b.about 1805 d. 5-24-1842 m. Rebecca Benn b. about 1816 d.8-24-1844
Note: Rebecca and Mary are sisters.
I have some information on there children, Andrew was my gr. gr. gr grandfather. If you have any info would you please pass it on. I will pass on any info I have. I have a book with over one hundred pages of info. some info is sort of grey, but other is very informative. Sincerely, Steph Alcorn