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John McCalpin and his wife Elizabeth Watson, who were living in Augusta Co., Virginia in the late 1740's, are almost certainly the same John and Elizabeth McCalpin found in the North Carolina and South Carolina records by the 1750's. The names of other families from Augusta Co., Virginia, are found along with John's in the Carolina records, lending support to the theory that they all came by way of Virginia. There is a 1747 court record in Augusta Co. naming Elizabeth Watson as the wife of John McCapen. The baptismal records of Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church of Augusta Co. show that Margaret McCapin, daughter of John McCapin, was baptized 13 March 1749. Margaret was probably born in late 1748 or early 1749 and baptized as a young infant. The settlers who attended Tinkling Spring Church were mostly pioneers from Pennsylvania moving up the Valley of Virginia and on into the Carolinas and Georgia. The Scotch-Irish were the dominant group.
In 1754 Robert McPherson sold 360 acres of land on the Broad River on Bush Creek to John McCapin, both of Rowan Co., N. C. This land is in the present- day South Carolina counties of Laurens and Newberry. William Alexander sold land on Catawba, South side of Twelve Mile Creek, to John Patterson in 1754 with John McCalpin and Henry Hendry serving as witnesses. William Alexander, John Patterson and John McCapin were found together in the Tinkling Spring Church records of Augusta Co., Va., in the 1740's.
In 1755 John Hitchcock of Anson Co., N. C., sold to John McCopen, also of Anson Co., 200 acres on the North side of Broad River, North fork of Sandy River. Although this is given as being in Anson Co., the description probably places it in what is today Chester Co., S. C. This entire area was called "Carolina" in 1755 with no fixed boundary until 1772. Records of Royal Grants and Plat Books in the S. C. State Archives show John McCalpin receiving land in Craven and Granville Counties, S. C., in 1758 and 1759. Alexander McAlpin, main subject of this book, and a Robert McAlpin were living in this general area during the same time period and are believed to be related. These were the earliest McAlpins found in the records whose descendants can be traced.
Mr. H. Leonard Porter Ill's book, Destiny of the Scotch Irish. An Account of a Presbterian Migration 1720-1853, gives some interesting insight into where these first settlers of the Carolinas came from. The earliest settlers of Long Cane Creek came primarily from Virginia to the area that was first called Granville County, then the Ninety-Six District, and he lists among them John McAlpin. His map of the migration of the Associate Reformed Presbyterians showed them coming from Scotland to Ballybay, Ireland, to Albany, New York, through Pennsylvania to Augusta Co., Virginia, and then to the Carolinas. Rockbridge Co., VA, was created in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt Counties.
The old S. C. counties of Craven and Granville have long been discontinued. Granville Co. was along the east bank of the Savannah River from Beaufort on the Atlantic Ocean to Pendleton, NC. Craven County was North of the Santee River and followed the N. C. for nearly 200 miles. Chester Co., S. C., where John's family was found in the records for many years, was created in 1785 from what had been Craven County.
John McCalpin purchased 100 acres of land on Long Cane Creek from James and Sarah Barr in 1765. This land joined one side of John's Royal Grant from the King. John is listed on the 1768 Quit Rent Rolls as owning two 250 acre tracts in Granville county. Elizabeth McCalpine is also listed with 200 acres in Craven Co., S. C. The Quit Rent was the annual assessment due the King from each person who obtained land by the actual grant or by purchase or inheritance from one who had received the grant. The question arises as to why Elizabeth was a land owner. Is she a widow? Is the John McCalpin now found in the records her husband or her son?
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John McCalpon received 200 acres in Wilkes Co., GA, in 1778, but is this John, Sr. or John, Jr.? Alexander McAlpin received 100 acres in Wilkes Co. a few days later. There is no record that John McCalpin ever actually lived on this land, but John and Alexander were in the same location at the same time.
John McAlpin made inventory for the estate of John Montgomery in 1777 in Ninety-Six District, S. C. John McColpin was on the 1778-1779 Jury List of S. C., in Camden, between the Broad and Catawba River at the same time Alexander McAlpin was on the jury list from Long Cane. John McAlphin was a member of the Upper Ninety Six Regiment, South Carolina Militia, and fought in the 1779 Battle of Kettle Creek during the Revolutionary War. The generations are now blurred. Since there was a John McCalpin, Senior and Junior-father and son-it may be the son who is shown in some of these later records rather than the father. John, Jr. was born before 1755, possibly by 1750 or earlier, so he was of legal age by or before 1770 to 1775. It may be John, Jr. who served in the Revolutionary War or it could have been both father and son.
In 1790 Elizabeth McCalpin deeded a Brown Bay Mare as a gift to her grand- daughter Mary Watson in Chester Co., S. C. The deed was witnessed by Joshua Gore and Joseph Watson, who are thought to be sons-in-law of Elizabeth. John McAlpin, Jr. and wife Nancy sold 80 acres in Craven Co. to Allen DeGraffenried in 1798. John states that he inherited this 80 acres from his father. It was part of a 200 acre tract granted to John McCo1pin, Sr. in 1759.
When Daniel McCalpin died intestate in Chester Co. in 1803, John and Betsey McCalpin were appointed administrators of his estate and ordered to make a division of the property within a year. Daniel was probably the brother of John, Jr., and Betsey may have been Daniel's wife, but no proof has been found.
John McColpen, Jr. was the only McColpen to appear as head of household in the 1790 census of Chester Co., SC. He had five males and three females in his household. He was still in Chester Co. in 1800, but soon afterwards migrated to Christian Co., Kentucky. John, along with two of his married sons, Joseph and John, were living almost next door to each other in Christian Co., Ky. in 1810. By 1820 Todd county had been created from Christian county, so although they had not moved, the McCo1pins now lived in Todd county. These families and their descendants were found in the census records of Todd county from 1820 through 1910.
John McCopin/McCo1pin bought land in Christian Co., Kentucky from John Waldrop in 1807. The name was spelled both McCopin and McColpin on the same land record. Joseph McCo1pin and his wife Nancy eventually became owners of this property. They willed it to two of their sons, Charner H. and Joseph, Jr. in 1855. John, Joseph and Hudson McCorpen/McCorbin/McCo1pin appeared in the early tax records of Christian Co. It was after the family arrived in Kentucky that the name was found spelled McCorpen.
The following are some records found that have been found for John McAlpin:
(NOTE: Text continues on page 474 following the documented records.)
1747 Records of Augusta Co., Virginia. 1745-1800, Vol. I by Chalkley. p. 314 Patrick Davis, assignee of John McCapen, vs. Ralph Laverty.--Assignee of John McCapen and Elizabeth, his wife, late Elizabeth Watson. Bond by James Mais, Cooper, and Ralph Laverty, to Elizabeth Watson, dated 7 September 1747. (John and Elizabeth probably married in 1748.)
1749 Tinkling Suring Presbyterian Church of Augusta Co., VA. Bautismal Records Margaret McCapin, daughter of John McCapin, was baptized 13 Mar 1749.
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1754 Anson Co.. N. C. Deed Abstracts: Deed Book C, p. 103; Robert McPherson of Rowan Co., N. C., sold to John McAlpin of Rowan Co., NC, 360 acres on S. side of Broad River on Bush River joining George Derumples on 17 May 1754. Yitnesses: Henry Hendry and James Pickett. (This land is in present Laurens and Newberry Counties, S. C.) Grant Book 13, p. 10.
1754 Anson Countx. NC Deed Abstracts 1749-57 by Holcomb: 29 Jan 1754, Yilliam Alexander, a merchant, deeded to John Patterson, a planter, both of Rowan Co., NC, 496 acres land on N. side Catawba, S. side of Twelve Mile Creek. William Alexander, seal; Witnesses: John McCalpin, Henry Henrdy.
(NOTE: William Alexander, John Patterson and John McCapin (McAlpin) were in the Tinkling Spring Church records of Augusta Co., VA, in the 1740's.)
1755 Anson Co.. N. C. Deed Abstracts, Vol. I 1749-57, p. 12 John Hitchcock, planter of Anson Co., N. C., sold to John McCopen, planter of same (lease s5 release to 20 Va. money)) 200 acres N. side of Broad River N. Fork of Sandy River. Wit: John Loveless, Marcus Stokes, Henry Hardin. Dated 10 Sep or Dec 1755 Deed Book 1, p. 189 (Although this is given as being in Anson Co., the description places it in what is today Chester Co., S. C. The NC-SC line was not established until 1772.)
1758 Destiny of the Scotch-Irish. An account of a Presbxterian Migration 1720-1853 by H. Leonard Porter III, p. 10: Earliest settlers of Long Cane Creek came primarily from Virginia to the area that was first called Granville County, then Ninety-Six District before its designation as Abbeville District. Those who were there in the first years of settlement were: John McAlpin, 1758.
1758 Royal Land Grants. S.C., Vol. 6, p. 395 (S.C. Archives) John McAlpin, 250 acres on Long Cane Creek in Granville Co., SC; 24 Aug 1758.
1758 Royal Land Grants in S.C., Vol. 7, p. 11; (S.C. Archives); Surveyor General measured and laid out unto John McAlpin, a 200 acre plantation on a tract of vacant land on the NE side of Broad River called Sandy Creek, bounded SE on land laid out to Edwards Hicks/Nicks and on other side by vacant land, in Craven Co., SC, 15 Sep 1758.
1758 Royal Land Grants in S.C., Vol. 9, p. 244, (S. C. Archives) John McAlpin, 250 acres on Sandy Creek on NW side of Broad River in Craven Co., S. C., bounded SE and on land laid out to Edward Hicks and on all other sides by vacant land: 13 Oct 1758.
1759 Royal Land Grants in S.C., Vol. 9, p. 230, (S.C. Archives) John McAlpin, 250 acres on Timber Grove on waters of Long Cane Creek being a branch of NW fork in Granville Co., bounded on all sides by vacant lands, 30 Oct 1759.
1765 Deed Abstracts of Anson Co., N. C. (Recorded S.C. Archives): James and Sarah Barr of Mecklenburg, N. C., sold to John McAlpin of Granville Co., S.C., for 40 pounds S.C. currency 100 acres of land in Granville Co. on the NW fork of Long Cane Creek being waters of Savannah River NE bounding on John McCalpins stake 3+, other sides vacant. Indenture made 12 Aug 1765. Recorded 16 Nov 1767.
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1768 Citizens and Immigrants - South Carolina. 1768: p. 279, Quit Rent Rolls of 1768, John McCalpin, 250 acres in Granville Co., SC; p. 280, Elizabeth McCalpine, 200 acres in Craven Co., SC. (Is it possible that John McCalpin, Sr. died about 1768 and that all records found after this date are for his son, John McCalpin, Jr.?)
1777 Ninetv Six District. S. C.. Journal of the Court of Ordinary, pp 32, 33 Part of an inventory and appraisement of the estate of John Montgomery of Ninety-Six District, deceased, made by John McAlpin, Samuel Finley and William Martin, appraisers, in and about February 1777. JOHN McCALPIN is shown as purchaser at the estate sale of John Montgomery.
1778 The Jurv List of S. C. 1778-1779; For Camden, between the Broad and Catawba River: John McAlphin.
1778 A Researcher's Librarv of Ga. Historv. Genealogy and Records Sources: John McCalpin received 200 acres of land in Wilkes Co., GA, on 19 May 1778. It is interesting to note that Alexander McAlpin also received 200 acres in Wilkes Co., GA, a few days later on 3 Jun 1778. John lived in Chester Co., S. C., and there is no evidence that he ever lived on this land in Wilkes Co., Ga. Alexander appeared in some of the same areas as John over the years and it is believed they could have been related.
1779 Georgians in the Revolution: At Kettle Creek (Wilkes Co.) and Burke County; Upper Ninety Six Regiment, South Carolina Militia (200 men), p. 37: John McA1phin (McCALPIN?) AA 4873-A; He was in the Battle of Kettle Creek fought on 14 Feb 177~ during the Revolutionary War.
1785 Chester Co.. S. C. Minutes of the County Court 1785-1799 by Holcomb and Parker: Oct Court 1786, Order Book A: John McCool assignee of Duncan McCrevan against William Young: John McCaupin (McAlpin) was a witness.
1786 Chester Co.. SC Records: John Morrow, plaintiff, against John Fonderien and John Price: Witnesses included John McCawpin.
1786 Chester Co.. SC Records: John McCaupin was witness in a legal action of Duncan McCrevan against William Young in Oct 1786 in Chester Co., S. C.
1789 Chester Co.. SC. Deed Book B, p. 410: John Stepp of Lincoln Co., Va., a planter, sold to John McCo1pin and Nancy, his wife, 600 acres on Sandy River in Chester Co., S. C., on 29 Sep 1789.
1790 1790 Census Chester Co.. S. C.; Camden Dist: John McCo1pen: 2 males over 16, 3 males under 16, 3 females. (This is son of the earlier John.)
1790 Chester Co.. SC. Deed Book B, p. 411: John McCo1pin and Nancy, his wife, sold 150 acres to Asa Darby on 8 May 1790. It was part of grant to James Stepp on 6 Jul 1774. (Asa Darby's wife was Dorcas Gore, d/o Jas m. Gore.)
1790 Chester Co.. SC. Deed Book B, p. 258: John McColpin sold 300 acres on waters of Sandy River to Manning Gore of Newberry Co., SC, on 15 May 1790 This was part of grant to James Stepp.
1790 Chester Co.. SC. Deeds: John McCo1pin sold 200 acres to James Wilkinson on 24 Jul 1790.
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1790 Chester Co.. S. C. Deed Book B, p. 245 For love and affection Elizabeth McCalpin gives a Brown Bay mare to her granddaughter Mary Watson. This deed witnessed by Joshua Gore and Joseph Watson on 19 Aug 1790.
(Tradition says both men were sons-in-law of Elizabeth McAlpin.)
1797 Chester Co.. SC Deed Book E, p. 279: John McColpin sold 200 acres in Feb.
1798 Chester Co.. S. C. Deed Book H, p. 69; on 15 Feb 1798, John and Nancy McColpin sold 80 acres in Craven Co. to Allen DeGraffenried. John stated he inherited this 80 acres from his father and that it was part of the 200 acres tract granted to John McColpin, Sr. in Oct 1759.
1800 1800 Census Chester Co.. S. C.: John McCawpin, 5 males and 5 females; 1 m under 10, 1m 10-16, 2m 16-26, 1m over 45; 3 females under 10, If 10- 16, 1 female over 45.
1801 Chester Co.. S. C. Wills: Will of Clement Gore, Dated 25 May 1801, Chester Co., S. C., Eldest son, Michael Gore, 2nd son, Davis Gore, 3rd son Clement Gore: Wife's two daus. Elizabeth and Lidey; Wife Charety; Daus. Elizabeth; Testators, John McColpin, Daniel McColpin, Matthew Wornell; Proven 6 Aug 1802.
1803 Chester Co.. SC. Records: An indenture of 100 acres was made from John McColpin to Thomas Humphries on 5 Feb 1803.
1803 The Kentucky Land Grants Part I, by Jillson; p. 372; Grants South of Green River: John McCopin, 142 acres on Pond River, Christian Co., KY, Surveyed 10 Mar 1803, Book 7, p. 118.
1803 File 42. Package 662. Office of Probate Judge. Chester Co.. S. C. John and Betsey McCalpin applied for letters of administration on estate of Daniel McCalpin, late of Chester District, on 4 Nov 1803. Bondsmen: Davis Gore and Michael Gore. An inventory is shown but no other papers on file to show disposition of estate nor any other members of the family.
1807 Chester Co.. S. C.. Clerk of Court. Book 0, pp 351-353 John McColpin of Chester Co., S. C., sold to Allen Degraffenreid for $1,000.00 "All that tract or parcel of land on which I now live being part of my inheritance from my father John McColpin, Surveyed and Patented by John Hitchcock and conveyed thence to my father beginning at a Sugar Tree on the North Bank of the main fork of Sandy River The said land was patented from N. C. bearing date 16 May 1754 containing 200 acres more or less." Dated 13 Jan 1807. Witnesses: Dr. Crosby; Francis Hobson; "Nancy McColpin, wife of within John McColpin, upon being privately and separately examined declares that she does freely, voluntarily and with any compulsion, dread or fear of any person or persons relinquishes to Allen Degraffenreid her rights and claim of dower the within mentioned released. Signed Nancy McColpin, 14 Mar 1807."
1807 Christian Co.. KY. Land Records: Certificate 11363, Warrant 117012; (Now Todd Co.) 23 Jun 1807, Assigned by John Waldrop to John McCopin (also McColpin) 142 acres on Pond River, Wit: Joel Cheek and Joseph McColpin; Recorded Book 7, p. 521. (originally granted to John Waldrop in 1802-03.)
1807 Christian Co., Kentucky Tax List: Joseph McColpin/McCorbin; Hudson McColpin/McCorbin.
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1808 Christian Co.. KY. Tax List: Joseph McCorpen/McCo1pin.
1809 Christian Co.. KY. Tax List: John McCopin; Joseph McCopin; John McCopin.
1810 KY Census. Christian Co. 1810; John McCorphin, 1m 10-26; 1m 16-26; 1 male over 45; 1 f-10; 1f 16-26; 1 female over 45 (Prob. John, Jr., s/o John; McCalpin and Elizabeth Watson.) , John McCorphin, 2m-10; 1m 26-45; 1f-10; 1f 16-26; 1f 26-45 (John III, S/ ,..: John, Jr. and Nancy.) .' Joseph McCorphin, 1m 16-26; 2f-10, 1f 16-26 (s/o John, Jr. and Nancy.)
1816 Christian Co.. KY. Land Records: (Now Todd Co.) Certificate /1363, Survey: /17012 - Indenture dated 2 Apr 1816 from Joshua Cates to Betsey McCorpen for $1.00. On 1 Sep 1807 Joshua Cates acquired the land at auction for .77. This was before the land was recorded and paid for. John Waldrop removed to Illinois.
1819 Christian Co.. KY. Deeds: John McCorpen, Sr. deeded 42 acres of land on Pond River, Christian Co. (now Todd Co.) to Joseph McCorpen: Witnesses: Abraham McCorpen and Jesse Doom; Dated 20 Nov 1819.
1821 Todd Co.. KY. Deeds: Joseph McCo1pin paid Louis Dalton of Logan Co., Ky, $100.00 for a parcel of land on Pond River on 11 May 1821; Also paid $700.00 for land on Pond River.
1855 Todd Co.. KY. Records: Certificate /1363, Survey /17012, 142 acres and 70 acres willed by Joseph and Nancy, his wife, to their 2 sons, Charner H. and Joseph, Jr. Land to be divided as described. Dated 1855; Division in 1861. Diagram of land divided matches that of original assignment.
This has been a very difficult family to research because of the lack of genealogical type records, so be aware that many of the following families are not complete and the reconstruction probably contains serious errors. Correct spelling of names has been difficult to determine, so may not be accurate. The families have been reconstructed to the best of our ability using available records in the hope that it will prove helpful to others.
I. JOHN McCALPIN, Sr. probably born by the 1720's, possibly in Scotland, and died before 1790, possibly by the late 1760's or 1770's, in Chester Co., S. C. John was married ca 1748, probably in Augusta Co., VA, to Elizabeth Watson. His marriage to Elizabeth mayor may not have been his first. Without a will, estate, bible or family record, it is impossible to know the names of all the children of John McCalpin, but John, Jr. and Margaret are definitely children. The Gore family records show that Jane was also a daughter. There is circumstantial evidence to indicate the others listed here were children, and there was without doubt additional ones for whom no name are known.
Issue: (7 children listed here but names of all children are not known)
1. Margaret McAlpin, d/o John. Sr., b. ca 1749, prob. Augusta Co., VA; She was baptized on 13 Mar 1749 at Tinkling Spring Meeting House in Augusta Co., VA and was probably a young infant at this date. She mayor may not have been the oldest child of John. There is no more information about her. It is possible that her name was Margaret Jane and she was the daughter who married Joshua Gore, but it is also possible that Margaret and Jane were two separate daughters, so they must be listed separately.
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2. Jane McAlpin, d/o John. Sr., b. ca 1748-1750 prob. VA, d. ca 1797 SC; m. Joshua Gore, Sr., b. ca 1744, Frederick Co., Maryland, d. Nov. 1820 Johnson Co., Ill; Joshua was s/o James Gore, Sr, 1705-1784, and wife Elizabeth. After Jane died, Joshua m. 2nd, ca 1798, Chester Co., SC, Tildy Frances Osborne, and had more children. The 1985 DAR supplemental application of Margy Lou Roye Ward of Fla. listed the following children for Jane McAlpin and Joshua Gore.
Issue: (8 children; May not be in order of birth)
2A Elizabeth "Betsy" Gore, d. Ala.; m. George Tonahill/Tanahill.
2B Margaret "Peggy" Gore, m. Matthew Wornell.
2C John W. Gore, b. ca 1775; m. Eleanor "Nellie" Seely.
2D Thomas Gore, b. ca 1780 SC, d. after 1850, Union Co., Ill; m. Lydia ___.
Issue: (1) John W. Gore, b. ca 1816 Ill, d. 1853 Ill; m. Elizabeth Penrod.
2E Joshua Gore, Jr., b. ca 1775, d. ca 1796; m. Rebecca Robinson.
2F Nancy Gore, b. ca 1776, d. 1794; m. Edward/Thomas Standard.
2G Jane Gore, b. ca 1790; m. 1st William Patterson; m. 2nd John Deans.
2H Daniel Gore, b. ca 1797, Chester Co., SC; m. Mary Garner.
(Gore information also from Will of Joshua Gore as listed on p. 386 of A History of Johnson Co. Illinois by Mrs. P. T. Champman. The McCalpin and Gore families lived in the Sandy River area of Chester Co., S. C. Joshua Gore married Jane McCalpin and John Ashford Gore married Mary McCalpin. Was Mary McCalpin another daughter of John and Elizabeth Watson McAlpin?)
3. Daniel McAlpin, prob. s/o John and Elizabeth; served in Revolutionary War. He d. 1803 Chester Co., SC. Application for administration of his property was made in Chester Co., and in Nov 1803, John McColpin, probably the brother of Daniel, and Elizabeth "Betsey" McCo1pin, possibly the wife of Daniel, were approved to administer provided they made an inventory for auction within one year. Davis and Michael Gore were either co- administrators of bondsmen. Record of sale and distribution has not been found. There may have been children as some unidentified McCalpins are later found in Todd Co., KY, including Samuel McCalpin. (See end of chapter)
4. Drurv McCalpin. prob. s/o John & Elizabeth, b. ca 1750s. He served in the South Carolina Militia during the Revolutionary War. His audited account for militia duty is in SC archives, #AA 4957-B, 7 Dec 1778 - 8 Nov 1780. It is not known if he married and had children. His dates of birth and death are not known. This is the only record found of him, but it establishes him as an adult by 1778, making the 1750's as a likely date for his birth.
5. Mrs. Joseph Watson. prob. d/o John and Elizabeth. Elizabeth McCalpin, for Ilove and affection, deeded a brown bay mare to her granddaughter Mary Watson on 17 Aug 1790. Joseph Watson and Joshua Gore were witnesses. It is said both men were sons-in-law. There is no other information about the Watsons.
6. John H. McCalpin. Jr., s/o John & Elizabeth, b. before 1755; m. Nancy ___. They were found in the 1790 and 1800 census of Chester Co., SC, and in the 1810 census of Christian Co., KY. John H. was over 45 years of age in the 1800 census, making him born before 1755, either in VA or the Carolinas. John H.'s middle name has been given by descendants as Hudson or Hutson. It is interesting to note that a John Hamilton McAlpin was a Loyalist in N. C. during the Revolutionary War (l), but it is believed the above John H. served
(1) Demond, Loyalist in N. C Durin. Rev War
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for the colonies. Also a Lieut. McAlpine and Col. Hamilton, Loyalists under the command of Gen. Cornwallis, were listed as killed in a battle near Camden, SC, in Aug 1780 2. It is difficult to distinguish John, Jr. from his father, John, Sr. in the early South Carolina records. John, Jr. must have been of legal age by the early 1770's, so any record found after that date may be either father or son.
Issue: (7 names known; Doris Bajak thinks they had 11 ch, 5 boys, 6 girls)
6A John McAlpin/McColpin/McCorpin, b. ca 1765 -1785.
6B Joseph W. McAlpin,
6C Thomas Hudson McAlpin
6D Betsy McAlpin
6E Sarah Ruth McAlpin
6F Abraham T. McAlpin,
6G Lydia McAlpin
6A John McAlpin/McColRin. s/o John H. and Nancy, b. ___ SC, d. ca 1846, Todd Co., KY; m. S.C., Phoebe Franklin. John migrated from Chester Co., SC to KY. John's brother, Joseph Warren McColpin, was administrator of his 1846 will. According to an old issue of the National Banner & Nashville Whig, Francis McCarpin of Maury Co., TN, died of Cholera, Aug 1835 at State Prison. John's sons, Daniel and John, were found in records of Maury Co. in the 1830's, but it has not been determined if Francis was a son, a brother or unrelated.
Issue: (7 children known, may have been others)
6A1 Daniel McAlpin b. 1806, KY
6A2 John McAlpin b. 1800-1810
6A3 Daughter b. 1800-1810
6A4 Vardy McAlpin b. ca 1813
6A5 Martha "Patsy" McAlpin b.
6A6 William McAlpin b.
6A7 Barnett McAlpin b. 22 Oct 1820
(Doris Bajak of NJ thinks John & Phoebe had 5 sons and 2 daus. Joseph McAlpine of Colo. says he knows of 5 sons and 1 dau. but does not indicate if there could be others. He lists them as Daniel, John, Vardie, William, Barnett and Patsy. He thinks William may have gone north. Doris Bajak thinks maybe DeLafayette was a son. Can William and DeLafayette be the same person?
6A1 Daniel McAlpin, s/o John and Phoebe, b. 1806, KY, d. 1882, TN; m. 1st, 17 Mar 1827, Williamson Co., TN, Elizabeth Meachan; m. 2nd Mrs. Myrtella Shaffer (Pearcy) (Cody), b. 1827, d. Feb 1910. Daniel was a contractor and builder. Res. Maury and Williamson Cos., TN.
Issue: (8 children; 5 by Elizabeth, 3 by Myrtella)
6A1A Mary McAlpin, d/o Daniel, b. ca 1834, TN. Never married.
6A1B Susan McAlpin, d/o Daniel, b. ca 1836 TN; m. 20 Mar 1856, Williamson Co., TN, Eli G. Sherman.
6A1C Letitia/Lutitia McAlpin, d/o Daniel, b. ca 1840, TN, d. 1912, bur., Williamson Co., TN; m. 15 Apr 1860, TN, Andrew C. Vaughan, b. 1837. He had a brick and livery business in Williamson Co., TN.
Issue: (7 children known)
(1) William Thomas "Tom" Vaughan, never married; (2) Daniel Vaughan; (3) Myrtle Vaughan, m. Joseph Edward McAlpin, s/o Wm McAlpin; (4) Jessie E. Vaughan, m. ___ Carter; (5) Ada Vaughan, m. ___ Cliff; (6) Letitia/Lutitia Vaughan, m. ___ Well; (7) Lula E. Vaughan, m.___ McCorkle
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6A1D John Henderson McAlpin, s/o Daniel, b. ca 1841, TN, d. Apr 1862 in Civil War. never married.
6A1E Margaret A. "Mollie" McAlpin, d/o Daniel, b. 3 May 1845, TN, d. 7 Dec 1866, Williamson Co., TN.
Issue of Daniel McAlpin by 2nd wife Myrtella Shaffer Pearcy Cody: (3 ch)
6A1F Ida May McAlpin, d/o Daniel, b. 20 Dec 1859, TN, d. 1937; m. William Hulet Ful cher. No issue. She was tea cher in Franklin and Clarksville, TN, Martin College, Boscobel College in Nashville, in Havana, Cuba for 1 year, and in Nashville City S chools for 20 years.
6A1G Daniel Morgan McAlpin, s/o Daniel, b. 1862, TN, d. Nov 1898, prob Maury Co., TN; m. 19 Nov 1885, Davidson Co., TN, Emma Allie Slack.
Issue: (5 children)
6A1G1 Kenneth McAlpin, s/o Daniel Morgan, b. 1 Sep 1887, TN, d. 1970; m. 29 Dec 1912, Ark., Anne Thomas Ket chem, b. 1886, d. 1969. He was educated U. of chicago, Peabody College, Nashville, TN. Taught in boys' s chools for a few years after he was married. One s chool was in Flat Rock, NC. Most of his life was spent working as a credit man for wholesale dry goods companies. Res. Little Rock, Ark., where he was in Who's Who in Little Rock 1921. Res. Kansas City, MO.
Issue: (2 children)
6A1G1A Joseph Beal McAlpine, b. 1917: m. Frances Marie Biederman. Joseph received anti-aircraft training in U. S. Army in WW II and went to work for the F.A.A. promoting aviation safety afterwards. No Issue. Res. Denver, Colo. in 1988.
6A1G1B Margaret Anne McAlpin, b. 1922; m. Joseph W. Miller. She was science and math tea cher for a number of years. Both are now retired. They are deeply involved in environmental matters and are volunteers for the National Park Service helping with revegetation efforts. No Issue. Res. Bellevue, Wash.
6A1G2 Daniel Russell McAlpin, s/o Daniel Morgan, b. Nov 1887/9, Williamson Co, TN, d. 1955, TN; m. Annie Lavender, b. 1890, d. 1939
Issue: (1 son)
6A1G2A Daniel Russell McAlpin, Jr, b. 5 Apr 1910, Nashville, TN; m. 1936, Mary Louise Benson, b. 1912.
Issue: (1 son)
6A1G2A1 John Daniel McAlpin, b. 30 Jul 1946, TN; m. Carol Jean Ruckle. Res. Hermitage, TN.
Issue: (1 dau) Mary Elizabeth McAlpin, b. TN.
6A1G3 Ida Matilla McAlpin, d/o Daniel Morgan, b. Aug 1891, d. 1982; m. late in life to Hugh Hessey, brother of Frank. No Issue.
6A1G4 Frances McAlpin, d/o Daniel Morgan, b. Dec 1893, d. 1987; m. Frank Hessey. No Issue. Married after Frances had retired. Frank and Hugh Hessey were brothers.
6A1G5 Allie McAlpin, d/o Daniel Morgan, b. Jul 1895, d. at ca age 7.
6A1H Willie McAlpin, s/o Daniel, died in infancy.
6A2 John McAlpin, s/o John and Phoebe, b. ca 1804, KY; m. Jane Blackburn. In Williamson Co. TN in 1830, 1840, 1850. He was a mer chant and a farmer.
Issue: (10 children)
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6A2A Elizabeth McAlpin, d/o John and Jane, b. ca 1829, TN; m. 1st, Apr 1855, Maury Co., TN, John L. Robinson; m. 2nd, Dec 1865, Haywood Co., TN, Wm T. Tilman. Issue: (1 dau) Anne E. Robinson, m. Mitchell.
6A2B Ann P. McAlpin, d/o John and Jane; m. Jan 1849, TN, Joseph Smith.
Issue: (not complete) (1) Susan Elnora Smith, b. 1852, TN, m. 1871, Rev. J. S. Renshaw; (2) Mollie Smith, m. Moore.
6A2C Nancy E. McAlpin, d/o John and Jane, b. ca 1832, TN, d. 22 Jan 1912.
6A2D William b. McAlpin, s/o John and Jane, b. Oct 1833, TN; m. Emily Parolee b. Nov 1838. Res. Haywood Co., TN.
Issue: (6 children known)
6A2D1 Alice J. McAlpin, b. ca 1857 TN; m. 27 Dec 1879, Haywood Co., TN, W. T. Perry.
6A2D2 John S. McAlpin, b. 1859. No other information.
6A2D3 Joseph Edward McAlpin, b. Mar 1865, m. Myrtle Vaughn, d/o Letitia McAlpin and Andrew C. Vaughan. Joseph E. was in the 1900 census of Santa Barbara, CA, apparently living alone.
6A2D4 Ida E. McAlpin, b. ca 1867 TN. No other information.
6A2D5 Henry A. McAlpin, b. ca 1869 TN. No other information.
6A2D6 Alvin b. McAlpin, b. ca 1878 TN. No other information.
6A2E Margaret Mary McAlpin, d/o John and Jane, b. ca 1836, TN. No info.
6A2F Russell S. McAlpin, s/o John and Jane, b. ca 1838, TN. No info.
6A2G John H. McAlpin, s/o John and Jane, b. ca 1841, TN. May have died in April 1862, probably in the Civil War, but no proof.
6A2H Daniel Burford McAlpin, s/o John and Jane, b. ca 1843, TN, d. Nov 1860, Haywood Co., TN.
6A2I Sarah T. McAlpin, d/o John and Jane, b. ca 1844, TN. No info.
6A2J Elisha Henderson McAlpin, s/o John and Jane, b. Nov 1847, TN; m. Feb 1873, McNairy Co., TN, Rebecca m. K. Carson, b. Jul 1951.
Issue: (6 children)
6A2J1 Cora McAlpin, b. ca 1876, TN. No info.
6A2J2 Maggie McAlpin, b. Mar 1877, TN; m. ca 1897, Robert Lee Chandler.
Issue: (2 known, but prob others) (1) Ruth Lee Chandler, b. Mar 1898; (2) Margaret Chandler, b. Jan 1900 TN.
6A2J3 William McAlpin, b. Aug 1879, TN. No info.
6A2J4 John J. McAlpin, b. Nov 1882, TN. No info.
6A2J5 Janie McAlpin, b. Jul 1886, TN. No info.
6A2J6 Lucille McAlpin, b. Mar 1893, TN. No info.
6A3 Daughter McCo1pin/McCorpen, d/o of John and Phoebe, b. 1800-1810.
6A4 Vardy McAlpin/McCo1Din/McCorpin, s/o John and Phoebe, b. ca 1813, KY; m. 18 Jan 1838, Williamson Co., TN, Elizabeth Gardner. He was a brick mason. Served with the 1st Tennessee Volunteers in 1838. He was aged 65 in the 1880 census of Hickman Co., TN. Elizabeth died before 1880, and Vardy probably died in the 1890's. Res. Williamson and Hickman Cos., TN.
Issue: (6 children known)
6A4A Eleanor McAlpin, d/o Vardy, b. ca 1840, TN. Never married. Lived with her sister-in-law, the widow of Barnett McAlpin. Was still in her household in Dickson Co., TN in 1910.
6A4B John L. McAlpin, s/o Vardy, b. ca 1841, TN, d. during Civil while serving as a Union Soldier from Hickman Co., TN.
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6A4C Emily J. McAlpin, d/o Vardy, b. ca 1844, TN. Never married. Lived I with her sister-in-law, the widow of Barnett McAlpin. Was still in her household in Dickson Co., TN in 1910 census.
6A4D Martha McAlpin, d/o Vardy, b. ca 1846, TN.
6A4E James T. McAlp in/McCorp in , s/o Vardy, b. 29 Jun 1849, TN, d. 7 Nov 1915; m. 23 Apr 1869, Hickman Co., TN, Elizabeth "Eliza" C. Bradley, b. 15 Feb 1849, d. 22 May 1919, both bur. at family burying ground on Piney in Dickson Co., TN. Five infant graves with no markers are on the row above the graves of James and Eliza.
Issue: (5 children born, but only Vardie N. lived to adulthood)
6A4E1 Vardie N. McCorp in/McAlp in , s/o Jas T, b. 20 Jan 1870, Hickman Co., TN, d. 9 Sep 1950, Dickson Co., TN; m. Mary Etta ___ b. 9 Aug 1877, d. 4 Dec 1957, both bur. Dickson Union Cem.
Issue: (11 children known, all b. Tenn.)
(1) Claude McCorpin, b. May 1894; (2) Martie McCorpin, b. Jun 1896; (3) Ray McCorpin, b. Sep 1897; (4) Estella m. McCorpin, b. May 1899 (5) Elsie McCorpin, b. ca 1904; (6) Florida McCorpin, b. ca 1905; (7) Charlie McCorpin, b. ca 1907; (8) Carl McCorpin, b. 17 Dec 1908, d. 31 Jul 1909; (9) Eddie Gorce McCorpin, b. 21 Jul 1909, d. 20 Apr 1959; TN SC 3, USNR WW II; (10) Larry McCorpin, d. infancy; (11) Ruby Alline McCorpin, b. Jan 1913, d. 4 Jul 1913.
6A4F Barnett McAlp in/McCorp in , s/o Vardy & Elizabeth, b. ca 1850, TN; m. N. d. ___ b. Aug 1856 TN. Barnett must have died between 1886 & 1900 N. d. was shown as a widow in 1900 and 1910 census of Dickson Co., TN.
Issue: (3 children)
6A4F1 J. b. McCorpin, b. Apr 1879, TN. Single 1910.
6A4F2 Tennessee E. McCorpin, b. Sep 1882 TN; m. ca 1910, Jeff Adcock. Res. Dickson Co., TN in 1910 census.
6A4F3 William Gray McCorpin, b. Oct 1886, TN, d. 29 May 1911, Dickson Co.; m.___.
Issue: (Incomplete) (1) Virginia G. McCorpin, b. 1910. (Wm G. may have had a son James McCorpin, b. Feb 1911, d. Jun 1962)
6A5 Martha "Patsy" McColpin, d/o John and Phoebe. No information.
6A6 William McColpin, s/o John and Phoebe. No information.
6A7 Barnett McColpin, s/o John and Phoebe, b. 22 Oct 1820, Todd Co., KY, d. 8 Apr 1905, KY, bur. McColpin Cem., Allegre, KY. His mother died when he was born. He apparently was reared by his uncle Joseph Warren McColpin; m. 1st, 21 Nov 1843, Todd Co., KY, Nancy W. Black, b. Nov 1820, d. Mar 1855; m. 2nd, 1858, KY, Sarah Hill, b. 15 Jan 1827, d. 8 Nov 1891. Most members of this family are bur. McColpin Cem., Allegre Bapt. Church.
Issue: (9 children: 5 by Nancy Black, 4 by Sarah Hill)
6A7A William W. McColpin, b. ca 1845, KY.
6A7B Martha H. McColpin, b. ca 1847, KY; m. 26 Jan 1874, G. V. Carpenter.
6A7C Mary E. McCo1pin, b. ca 1849; m. 30 Jun 1867, Wesley Rolston.
6A7D Margaret Ann McCo1pin, b. Dec 1850, KY, d. Oct 1888.
6A7E Josephine L. McCo1pin, b. Feb 1853, KY, d. May 1885.
Issue of Barnett McCo1pin and 2nd wife Sarah Hill: (4 ch)
6A7F Nancy J. McCo1pin, b. ca 1858, KY.
6A7G Sarah R. McColpin, b. Jan 1860, KY' d. 18 Jun 1884.
6A7H John d. McColpin, b. 10 Oct 1861, KY, d. 10 Feb 1910; m. 16 Dec 1891?, Cora Lindsey, b. 25 Apr 1867.
6A7I Fannie b. McCo1pin, b. 11 Mar 1868, d. 3 Mar 1888.
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6B Joseph Warren McAlpin/McColpin, s/o John H. and Nancy, b. ca 1784, Chester Co., SC, d. ca 1858 in Todd Co., KY; m. Nancy Franklin, b. S. C.. Joseph bought land on Pond River in 1821. He was administrator of his brother John's 1846 will. Joseph's own will was registered in Todd Co., KY in 1855. He left a tract of land to his sons, Charner H. and Joseph, and their heirs. Issue: (Number and all names not known. Doris Bajak thinks there were 8 daughters in addition to the two sons, Charner H. and Joseph.)
6B1 Charner H. McColpin, s/o Joseph Warren, b. 15 Dec 1810, KY, d. 1 Jan 1871-75, KY, according to tombstone; m. 21 Dec 1833, Martha E. "Patsy" Jones, b. 11 Mar 1814, d. 3 Nov 1889, d/o Amos Jones & Betsey Henderson.
Issue: (11 children, all born Todd Co., KY)
6B1A Joseph F. McColpin, s/o Charner H., b. ca 1834, KY.
6B1B Malachi J. McColpin, s/o Charner H., b. 21 Feb 1836, Todd Co., KY, d. 1900 TX; m. 13 Mar 1860, Ballard Co., KY, Margaret b. Dean. Malachi was a Successful tobacco factor and farmer, general dealer in live stock. Served as constable and deputy sheriff. Issue: (1) Ovelia McColpin, b. 1866, d. 27 Jul 1882, m. James W. Shepherd, b. 1858, d. 1884; (2) Savannah Salyer, a foster dau, m. -- Cummings.
6B1C Maranda Ann McColpin, d/o Charner H., b. ca 1839, d. 1920 KY; m. 1 Nov 1865, Todd Co., KY, James E. Wolf.
6B1D Thomas b. McColpin, s/o Charner H., b. 1840 KY, d. 1889; m. Sarah E. (Pease?), b. 1851, d. 1925, both bur. Graves Co., KY.
Issue: (3 children known)
6B1D1 Lucy McColpin, b. ca 1871; m. 7 Dec 1886, KY, George S. Vaughan.
6B1D2 Jack H. McColpin, b. 1873, d. 1946; m. Essie m. Davis, b. 1898. Issue: (1) A. Arond McColpin, b. 25 Sep 1927, d. 7 Oct 1937 KY.
6B1D3 Barney O. McColpin, b. 20 Jan 1876, KY, d. 17 Feb 1902 KY.
6B1E Charner Austin McColpin, s/o Charner H., b. 25 May 1843, Allegre, KY, d. 10 Nov 1903; m. 25 Feb 1874, KY, Bettie A. Stephens, b. 20 Dec 1854, d. 15 Nov 1907, both bur. Glenwood Cem., Elkton, KY. (d/o Issac N. Stephens & Bettie A. Wilson of Graves Co., KY). Baptist.
Issue: (10 children)
6B1E1 Wallace Edward McColpin, s/o Charner A., b. 19 Dec 1874, d. 1951; m. 1895, Artie Mae Clark, both bur. Little Rock, Ark. Issue: (3 children)
6B1E1A Horace McColpin, b. 27 Oct 1899, TN, d. 12 Jul 1900?
6B1E1B Mattie Lucille McColpin, b. 24 Feb 1904, d. 28 Jul 1919.
6B1E1C Mamie Irene McColpin, b. 12 Jun 1921. m. 1st Joe Golenor; m. 2nd Izard. No issue.
6B1E2 Viola "Bide" McColpin, d/o Charner A., b. 19 Jul 1876, d. 1955, Elkton, KY; m. 1895, Elkton, Silas H. Cartwright, b. 1869, d. 1903.
Issue: (1 son)
6B1E2A Paul Seaton Cartwright, b. 2 Mar 1897, Elkton, KY, d. 1947; m. 1919, Frances Willard Cherry, b. 1899.
Issue: (2 daus)
6B1E2A1 Frances Cherry Cartwright, b 12 Oct 1920; m. Fred Parker She is a writer and Co-authored the "Hand-Me-Down Cookbook."
Issue: (2 children)
6B1E2A1A Pamela Cherry Parker, m. James Carroll.
Issue: (1) Kimbery, b. 1975; (2) Jimmy, b. 1977.
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6B1E2A1B David Cartwright Parker, m. Susan Wheeler.
Issue: (1) Laura, b. 1986; (2) Sarah C., b. 1990.
6B1E2A2 Betsy Jean Cartwright, b. 11 Mar 1923, d. 1980; m. George Andrew Pilkinton.
Issue: (1 ch) Dr. Mark Cartwright Pilkinton, b. 1947; Ph.D., Bristol U., England. Heads drama dept. Notre Dame U.; Writer; m. Lucy Blandford of VA, has 2 sons, Luther Blandford Pilkinton and George Blandford Pilkinton.
6B1E3 Ora May McCo1pin, d/o Charner A., b. 16 Aug 1879, d. 1951; m. 1907, Millard Ti1more Lindsey.
Issue: (2 children)
6B1E3A Viola Ionell "Nell" Lindsey, b. 1911, d. c 1951; m. Randolph Hadden.
Issue: Nettie Lonell, m. _Wilson; Betty Mae, m._Edwards.
6B1E3B Charles Austin Lindsey, s/o Ora, b. 30 Jul 1909, d. Mar 1910.
6B1E4 Martha Emma McCo1pin, d/o Charner A., b. 5 Feb 1881, d. 24 May 1911; m. Henry Martin.
6B1E5 Edgar McCo1pin, s/o Charner A., b. 26 Nov 1882, d. 9 Aug 1883.
6B1E6 Willie Austin McCo1pin, s/o Charner A., b. 1884, d. Aug 1885.
6B1E7 Catherine Isabella "Kate" McCo1pin, d/o Charner A., b. 8 Aug 1885, d ?; m. 1903, Felix Lindsey.
Issue: (1 son) Cecil Aubrey Lindsey, b. 3 Jun 1906, deceased. Never married.
6B1E8 Minnie Pearl McCo1pin, d/o Charner A., b. 31 Jul 1891, d. 7; m. Claud Wright.
Issue: (2 children)
6B1E8A Claud Blackburn Wright, b. Mar 1910, m. Leola Willis.
Issue: (1) Joe Bailey Wright; (2) Warren David Wright.
6B1E8B Martha Elizabeth Wright, b. Dec 1921; m. Clifford McKinney.
Issue: (1 son) Walter Eugene McKinney.
6B1E9 John Walker McCo1pin, s/o Charner A., b. 20 Sep 1893 KY, d. 24 Dec 1985 Red Bluff, CA. Enlisted military service in Jefferson Banks, MO on 4 Feb 1916. Served as a Corporal in WW I, Discharged Aug 1920. He was in Cheyenne, Wyo. in 1922. Res. Scotts Bluff, Neb. ca 1957; m. 1st, 1913, Lois Talley; m. 2nd Laura McCulley.
Issue: (names 2 children known)
6B1E9A Joe Thomas McCo1pin, s/o John Walker McCo1pen, b. 24 Ap 1914; m. 1932, Leatha Mae Knight. Res. E1kton, KY.
Issue: (3 ch) (1) John Boone McCo1pin, m. Sandy; (2) Lloyd McCo1pin; (3) Betty McCo1pin, m. ___ Williams or Watkins.
6B1E9B Gladys McCo1pin, (Mary Patricia Cody), d/o John Walker McCo1pin, b. 3 Nov 1922, Cheyenne, Wyo., adopted on 17 Nov 1922 by Dr. and Mrs. Michael m. Cody. Mary Patricia m. 1st, 19 Nov 1940, Elmhurst, 111, Philip Charles Sch10tterer, div. 1955; m. 2nd, 19 Feb 1961, Mike Hildreth.
Issue: (4 children)
6B1E9B1 Troas Elizabeth Sch10tterer, b. 9 Sep 1941, Garrett, Ind.; m. 29 Apr 1961, Gunnison Colo., Billy Joe Long.
Issue: (3 children)
6B1E9B1A Marvin James Long, b. 23 Feb 1962, Colo., m. 28 N 1981, Deborah Louise Quarton.
6B1E9B1B Brenda Lee Long, b. 12 Jun 1964, Gunnison, Colo.
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6B1E9B1C Diana Lynn Long, b. 7 Dec 1965; m. Steve Engel, 1986.
6B1E9B2 Philip Charles Sch10tterer, b. 6 Oct 1942, Garrett, Ind; m. 7 Aug 1966, Liberty, MO, Jewel King.
Issue: 2 sons.
6B1E9B3 Rosanne Schlotterer, b. 30 Aug 1943, ILL; m. 1st Neil Harman, div.; m. 2nd, 1976, Jerry Crager; No issue.
6B1E9B4 James Pierre Sch10tterer, b. 26 Apr 1945, Auburn, Ind; m. 6 Nov 1967, Maine, Nancy Smith, div. 1988.
6B1E10 Charles Edwin McCo1pin, s/o Charner A., b. 19 Feb 1897, d. 20 May 1934, bur. Glenwood Cem., Elkton, KY; m. 1932, Jewell Burton. He was Sgt. 328 Inf. 82 Div. WW I. Lost a leg at Battle of Albert, France on 3 Jun 1918.
Issue: A son who d. at age 8 months.
6B1F Martha E. McColpin, d/o C. H., b. ca 1844, KY; m. Romulus A. Lindsey.
6B1G Samuel H. McCo1pin, s/o Charner H., b. May 1846, KY, d. Apr 1862.
6B1H Barbara J. McCo1pin, d/o Charner H., b. 19 Nov 1857, d. 29 Aug 1878, KY, bur. Palestine Church Cem.; m. 20 Dec 1876, R. Thompson.
6B1I Nancy H. McCo1pin, d/o C. H., b. 1847, d. 1913 KY; m. 1869, W. R. Stayton, b. 1946, d. 1932.
Issue: (1) Ida; (2) Ada; (3) Zada; (4) Mary.
6B1J John G. McCo1pin, s/o Charner H., b. 2 Sep 1847, d. 4 Nov 1880, KY.
6B1K Isaac H. McCo1pin, s/o Charner H, b. 9 Jan 1852, d. 16 Oct 1855, KY.
6B2 Joseph Warren McCalpin. Jr. , s/o Joseph Warren, b. 16 Sep 1828, Todd Co., KY, d. 10 Feb 1880, Todd Co., KY, bur. McCo1pin cem., KY; m. Mary Ann Jeffries, d/o George Washington Jeffries & Betsey Stephens, bur. with a baby in a family fencepost plot 3 Mi N of Pembroke on C1arksville Rd. (This may be on farm of James Sanders.) When Mary Ann died 6 Dec 1874 the children scattered, living with various relatives. Joseph served with the Union during the Civil War in Co. C. 17th Kentucky Vol. Cav.
Issue: (9 children known)
6B2A John Alexander Buchanan McCo1pin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1854, d. 1904 in Lake land , FL; m. ? Issue: (1 known) Joseph McCo1pin. Went to TX.
6B2B Adolphus LeRoy Breckenridge McCalpin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1856, KY, d. 1943, bur. St Elmo; m. Elizabeth Waldrop, a widow. No issue but had a stepdau., Fannie Waldrop, and 3 stepsons.
6B2C Gustavus Davis Squire McCalpin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1864, KY, d. after 1910 Lake1and, Polk Co., FL; m. 11 Feb 1886, Minnie Toney.
Issue: (2 sons)
6B2C1 John J. McCalpin, b. Feb 1887, FL; m. Polk Co., FL, Margaret L.
6B2C2 Cecil Ray McCalpin, b. Mar 1893, FL.
6B2D Marcellus Allis McCo1pin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 17 Jun 1860, Todd Co., KY, d. 1925, FL, bur. FL; m. 1 Dec 1886, KY, Rachel Colvin Jacobs, b. 1878, d. 1916, Hopkinsville, KY, widow of Charles Jacobs. (She had sons George W. and Charles T. Jacobs.) When Rachel died Marcellus took their children to FL to be near Gus and John. Hulda and Cecil McAlpin were adopted in FL by a family named Cumbee. The woman who cared for the children left and Marcellus became ill, so he allowed the Cumbee family to adopt them.
Issue: (2 children) (1) Hulda May McAlpin (Cumbee); (2) Cecil Ray McAlpin (Cumbee).
6B2E Joseph Warren Washington McCo1pin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1862, KY, d. 1915, TX, bur. El Paso, TX. Was residing in CA but died in TX;
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m. Sarah Elizabeth Kiehl. Joseph and his family visited Todd Co., KY in 1915. Enroute back to Calif. he became ill, stopped in El Paso, TX to rest, had a stroke, died and was buried there. The trip was made in a Winton Six Touring car, wooden spoke wheels and all. He had visited the cemetery where Susan McColpin Winders was buried as she had recently died in Todd Co., KY. Joseph was twelve when his mother died. He left when he was 18 years old to work on a steamboat, met and married Sarah Elizabeth in Kansas City, MO.
Issue: (5 children)
6B2E1 Grace McColpin, b. 1883, d. 1884, KY.
6B2E2 Pearl McColpin, b. 1885, d. 1902, bur. Oregon. Never married.
6B2E3 Joseph Warren McColpin, b. 1890, d. 1980; m. Doris McCarthy.
6B2E4 Carl (Carroll) McColpin b. 1893; m. 1st Hazel Wood; m. 2nd Florence Burke.
6B2E5 Herbert Godfrey McColpin, b. 1895, d. 1980; m. Ida Aleey.
6B2F Robert Franklin McColpin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1869, KY, d. 24 Aug 1929, Houston, TX, bur. same; m. Jennie E. Gaye. Res. Houston, 1910.
Issue: (3 ch known) (1) Hazel McColpin, b. ca 1898, TX; (2) Myrtle McColpin, b. ca 1901, TX; (3) Melvin R. McColpin, b. ca 1903, TX.
6B2G Lucy Lee McColpin, d/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1866, KY; m. 7 Dec 1886, Christian Co., KY, George S. Vaughan.
6B2H Clyde J. McColpin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1871, KY, d. 13 Jun 1912, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX, bur. same.
6B2I Col. d. McColpin, s/o Jos W., Jr., b. 1873, d. 1874, KY, at age 7 mos., bur. with mother in a fencepost plot 3 mi. N of Pembroke, KY.
6B3 Susan McColpin, d/o Joseph Warren, Sr., b. 28 Dec 1824, KY, d. 18 Aug 1913, Todd Co., KY; m. 7 Jul 1842, James Winders, b. 1818, d. 1907, s/o John Winders and Harriet Manion, both bur. McColpin Gem.
Issue: (6 children) (1) Harvey H. Winders; (2) Georgia Ann; (3) Virginia (4) Sue Belle Winders; (5) Bruz Winders; (6) Bobbie Winders.
6B4 Mary "Polly" McColpin, possible d/o Joseph Warren, Sr. (no proof), m. 22 Jul 1829, Todd Co., KY, Robert Ellison. (IGI File)
6B5 Louisa Elizabeth McColpin, prob. d/o Joseph Warren, Sr. (no proof), m. 26 Jul 1830, Todd Co., KY, Moses Dossett. (Moses Dossett was witness to sale of 50 acres of land to Charner H. McColpin in 1846 Todd Co., KY.)
6B6 Adeline McColpin, b. ca 1818 KY, prob. d/o Joseph Warren, Sr. (no proof) m. 1835, Todd Co., KY, George Dossett, b. ca 1812 KY. In 1870 census of Todd Co. Issue: (from census) (1) Amanda Dossett; (2) John Dossett.
Ref: Joseph's family information from bible and other records provided by Doris Bajak of Wyckoff, NJ; census, land, cem., marriage records of KY; FL census.
6C Thomas Hudson McColpin/McCorpin, s/o John H. and Nancy, b. ?, d. 1827, ILL or KY; m. 3 Jul 1813, Christian Co., KY, Hannah Cheek (Kuykendall). They are in Crawford Co., III in 1820 census. He may have been a widower when he married Hannah, who was a widow. (After Thomas died Hannah McCorpen married John W. Maddox in Illinois.) Issue: (5 children known) (1) Jane McCorpin; (2) Elizabeth McCorpin, b. 1820, m. William L. Magill; (3) Stacey McCorpin, b. 1822, m. 1st Jacob Walters, m. 2nd J. S. DeWitt; (4) Malissa McCorpin, b. 1824, m. 1st ___ Kibler, m. 2nd Thomas Lackey; (5) Emaline Minerva McCorpin.
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6D Betsy (Elizabeth?) McColpin/McCorpin, d/o John H. and Nancy, m. 16 Oct 1809, Christian Co., KY, Lewis Sanders.
6E Sarah Ruth McColpin, d/o John H. and Nancy, b. ca 1800, SC, d. ca 1861, ILL; m. 28 Dec 1814, Christian Co., KY, James Higgins. James was bro. of Jemima.
Issue: (9 children known)
6E1 Mariah Higgins, b. 30 Oct 1818, KY, d. 1836; m. 1831, Thomas Martin.
6E2 Nancy Jane Higgins, b. 15 Mar 1820, KY, d. 1903; m. 1839, Robert Sanders.
6E3 Serina Higgins, b. ca 1822, ILL, d. ca 1876; m. 1839, John Dyal/Doy1e.
6E4 Alfred Higgins, b. 1825, ILL, d. 1892; m. 1st, 1844, Jane Powell; m. 2nd Mrs. Sophia Tumblen or Sophia Crumbaugh.
6E5 Margaret Higgins, b. ca 1827, ILL, d. 1877; m. 1845, Robert E. Haskins.
6E6 James C. Higgins, b. 29 Jul 1829, d. 1905; m. Ascenath Jane Swan/Simons.
6E7 John H. McAlpin, b. ca 1831, ILL; m. 1853, Amanda Christina McDaniel.
6E8 William J. Higgins, b. ca 1834, ILL, d. May 1904; m. 1st, 1854, Mary Elizabeth Jones; m. 2nd, 1891, Zenada Belle Lawrence.
6E9 Thomas Higgins, b. 1 Sep 1836 ILL, d. 1910; m. 1858, Sarah Ellen Brantin.
6F Abraham/Abram T. McColpin/McCorpen, s/o John H. and Nancy, b. 1794, SC, d. 1868, Crawford Co., Ill; m. 5 Oct 1819, Christian Co., KY, Jemimia Higgins, b. ca 1800, KY, d. ca 1856, Crawford Co., ILL, bur. Seaney Cem., Robinson, Ill, d/o Jesse and Hannah Higgins. Jemimia was sister of James Higgins.
Issue: (10 children known)
6F1 Thomas Hudson McCorpin, s/o Abram T., b. 13 Apr 1820, Todd Co., KY, d. 28 Dec 1858, bur. Seaney Cem., Morea, ILL; m. 24 May 1837, Crawford Co., ILL, Amy Mills, b. 1810 N. C., d. 1892, d/o Thomas Mills. (Amy m. 2nd, 1863, Lawrence Tohill, Sr.)
Issue: (5 children known, but may have been others)
6F1A George Riley McCorpin, s/o Thomas H., b. ca 1838, Crawford Co., ILL; m. 1st Permelia m. s/own; m. 2nd Frances Fife; m. 3rd, 28 Apr 1901, Mrs. Mary (Fordice) McIntosh. Issue: (4 children known, all b. Crawford Co., Ill.)
(1) Anna McCorpin, b. 1873; (2) Charles McCorpin, b. 1877 (3) Evert McCorpin, b. Feb 1884; (4) Edna m. McCorpin, b. Mar 1890.
6F1B Sarah McCorpin, d/o Thomas H., b. 30 May 1840, ILL, d. 22 Mar ILL; m. John Dean.
6F1C Levi McCorpin, s/o Thomas H., b. Apr 1841, Crawford Co., ILL; m. 1st Mary Ann Dunlap, b. 1845, d. 1909, ILL; m. 2nd, 16 Feb 1912, Mrs. Rosa b. (Crowder) Cummings. Issue: (8 children, all by 1st wife)
6F1C1 Charles McCorpin, b. 1872, Crawford Co., ILL.
6F1C2 Thomas Harvey McCorpin, b. 26 Jan 1873, ILL, d. 17 Jun 1944; m. Ella Wesley.
6F1C3 Ida b. McCorpin, b. Dec 1874, ILL, d. 8 Oct 1875.
6F1C4 Mahala Ann McCorpin, b. 6 Nov 1877, ILL, d. 22 Nov 1835; Apr 1901, Elbert Ross Weger.
6F1C5 Infant McCorpin, died young.
6F1C6 Harlan H. McCorpin, b. Jan 1881, ILL, d. May 1970; m. m. Alice.
6F1C7 Amy E. McCorpin, b. Dec 1884, m. Feb 1904, Charles m. Hoke.
6F1C8 Chester Orman McCorpin, b. 15 Nov 1901, ILL, d. 24 Feb 1902.
6F1D Asa R. McCorpin, s/o Thomas H., b. 1843, ILL, d. 1846.
6F1E Julia Ann McCorpin, d/o Thomas H., b. 1844, Crawford Co., ILL;
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m. 11 Sep 1870, Crawford Co., ILL, Lawrence G. Wesley.
Issue: (1) John E., b. 1872; (2) Della, b. 1874; (3) Rosella, b. 1875; (4) Clide G. Wesley, b. 1888, all born Crawford Co., ILL.
6F2 John McCorpin, s/o Abram T., b. 22 Mar 1822 Crawford Co., ILL, d. 10 Mar 1863; m. 1st, 1843, Emeline Kirk; 2nd Ellen Shipman; 3rd Maria J. Rankin.
Issue: (7 children)
6F2A Abraham McCorpin, s/o John, b. ca 1844, Crawford Co., ILL; m. 1 Nov 1863, Crawford Co., ILL, Sarah Jane Dennis.
Issue: (3 children) (1) Jennie McCorpin, b. ca 1861; (2) Dora A. McCorpin, b. ca 1864, ILL (3) Emma C. McCorpin, b. ca 1868, ILL.
6F2B Mary Emeline McCorpin, d/o John, b. 27 Apr 1849, ILL, d. 17 Jan 1919; m. 23 Feb 1866, Crawford Co., ILL, John A. Watts.
Issue: (1) William Dixon; (2) John B.; (3) Rufus L.; (4) Savilla; (5) Rosa H.; (6) Jemima J.; (78) Arthur Garfield; (8) Harvey Huston; (9) Mary C.; (10) Fred D., all b. Crawford Co., ILL, between 1867-1888.
6F2C Martha A. McCorpin, d/o John, b. 1852 ILL; m. 1877, Charles W. Brush.
6F2D Elvira McCorpin, d/o John, b. 23 Jun 1853, d. 8 Aug 1854.
6F2E Nancy McCorpin, d/o John, b. ca 1856, ILL.
6F2F Maria McCorpin, d/o John, b. ca 1858, ILL.
6F2G John Rankin McCorpin, s/o John, b. 18 Apr 1861, ILL, d. 28 Dec 1940, ILL; m. Crawford Co., ILL, Mary Elizabeth Bartley, b. 1864, d. 1948.
Issue: (5 children known but may be others)
6F2G1 William D. McCorpin, b. 22 Sep 1886, Jasper Co., ILL, d. 15 May 1968; m. 21 Feb 1909, Crawford Co., Stella May McGrew.
6F2G2 Grace McCorpin, b. Dec 1888; m. Ed Yates.
6F2G3 Rozella McCorpin, b. Jan 1891; m. 17 Sep 1911, Orvill Ray Hye.
6F2G4 Robert Oscar McCorpin, b. 2 May 1893, Crawford Co., ILL; m. 15 Jan 1916, Crawford Co., ILL, Amy Alice Larkins.
6F2G5 Mary Emeline McCorpin, b. 29 Sep 1905; m. 1924, H. B. Warnock.
6F3 Hannah McCorpin, d/o Abram T., b. ca 1824, ILL; m. William B. Allison.
Issue: (1) Ma1issa, b. 1839; (2) Thomas Allison, b. 1839, Crawford Co.
6F4 Samina/Susannah McCorpin, d/o Abram T., b. 24 Aug 1826, Ill; m. 4 Oct 1849, ILL, Henry Fulling.
Issue: (4 ch) (1) John; (2) Mary E.; (3) Sarah E.; (4) Henry A. Fulling.
6F5 Mary McCorpin, d/o Abram T., b. ca 1829, Ill. Living with bro. Levi 1870.
6F6 Jesse McCorpin, s/o Abram T., b. ca 1831, Crawford Co., Ill; m. 3 Oct 1850, Crawford Co., ILL, Emeline Higgins.
Issue: (4 children known)
6F6A Henry McColpin, s/o Jesse, b. ca 1854, ILL; m. Cynthia A. (Wilson?), b. ca 1862 TX. Living in Johnson Co., TX 1880, Oldham Co., TX 1900. Issue: (7 children known, all born Texas) (1) Leslie McCo1pin, b. 1882, m. 18 Oct 1905, Potter Co., TX, Kate M. Childers; (2) Henry Claude McColpin, b. 1886, m. 21 Apr 1908 TX, Jennie June Childers; (3) Wilson McColpin, b. 1891; (4) Clyde, b. 1893; (5) Floyd G., b. 1895; (6) Grace, b. 1897; (7) Winnie, b. 1898.
6F6B Mary McCorpin, d/o Jesse, b. ca 1857, ILL.
6F6C John McCorpin, s/o Jesse. No information.
6F6D Calvin McCorpin, s/o Jesse. No information.
6F7 Elizabeth "Betsey" A. McCorpin; d/o Abram T., b. 22 Mar 1833, d. 14 Jun 1910, ILL; m. 11 Oct 1860, Crawford Co., ILL, Jesse Wilkerson.
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6F8 Levi McCoruin, s/o Abram T., b. 30 Nov 1835, Crawford Co., ILL, d. 11 Jun 1921, ILL; m. 2 May 1861, Crawford Co., Elizabeth Cox, d. 1893.
Issue: (10 children)
6F8A Elvina McCorpin, d/o Levi, b. 10 Jun 1862, d. 24 Oct 1863, ILL.
6F8B Mary C. McCorpin, d/o Levi, b. 1864, ILL; m. Feb 1881, Charles T. Stewart;
Issue: (1) Cora 0.; (2) James 0.; (3) Stella m. Stewart.
6F8C James A. McCorpin, s/o Levi, b. 8 Jul 1866, ILL, d. 19 Sep 1893; m. 15 Nov 1891, Crawford Co., ILL, Jane Richart. (Jane m. 2nd, 1896, John m. Malcolm)
Issue: Son, name unavailable.
6F8D John William McCorpin, s/o Levi, b. 26 Jun 1867, ILL, d. 2 May 1942, ILL; m. Crawford Co., ILL, Margaret Louella Carlisle.
Issue: (5 children)
6F8D1 Nera McCorpin, b. 12 Feb 1891, ILL; m. 1st, 1913, Robert b. Patterson; m. 2nd ___ Plunkett.
6F8D2 Ola Dale McCorpin, b. 12 Dec 1892, ILL.
6F8D3 Winnie L. McCorpin, b. 22 Dec 1894, d. 21 Jan 1895, ILL.
6F8D4 Velma Lillian McCorpin, b. 15 Nov 1902; m. John Newlin.
6F8D5 Elmer H. McCorpin, b. 19 Mar 1905, d. 22 Nov 1905, ILL.
6F8E Charles L. McCorpin, s/o Levi, b. Dec 1872, ILL, d. 1939; m. 29 Aug 1896, Crawford Co., ILL, Mary Catherine Heck.
Issue: (1) Oma McCorpin, b. 4 Aug 1894; m. 27 Feb 1917, Harry Price.
6F8F E1zora E. McCorpin, d/o Levi, b. 1872, d. 20 Oct 1871, ILL.
6F8G George Anderson McCorpin, s/o Levi, b. 17 May 1876, ILL, d. 4 Nov 1952; m. 1st Chloe May Midgett; m. 2nd Lucinda Isabell (Seaney) Postlewait, 1907; m. 3rd, 1944, Mrs. Elsie Elizabeth (Tohill) Robinson.
Issue: (4 children, all by first marriage)
6F8G1 Beatrice Elizabeth McCorpin, b. 22 Aug 1900, Crawford Co.
6F8G2 Vernona Myr1 McCorpin, b. Jul 1902; m. Andrew Schropshire.
6F8G3 Mary N. McCorpin, b. 1904, d. 1975; m. Charles H. Hotchkiss.
6F8G4 Charles Levi McCorpin, b. 10 Oct 1910, Crawford Co., ILL; m. 28 Nov 1928, Helen Saretta Hogus.
6F8H Della A. McCorpin, d/o Levi, b. 11 Jul 1878, ILL, d. 2 Aug 1886.
6F8I Francis McCorpin, s/o Levi, b. 14 Dec 1880, ILL, d. 1956; m. 1st Sarah Emily Cox; m. 2nd Mary Gertrude Spencer.
6F8J Rosa T. McCorpin, d/o Levi, b. 31 Aug 1883, ILL, d. 8 Feb 1919; m. 19 Oct 1902, Ulysses S. Walters.
6F9 Abram McCorpin. Jr., s/o Abram T., b. 1837, Crawford Co., ILL, d. 1843.
6F10 Nancy McCorpin, d/o Abram T., b. 11 Apr 1840, ILL, d. 29 Jan 1859, ILL; m. 7 Mar 1858, Crawford Co., ILL, Andrew Cotton.
6G Lydia McCorpin, d/o John H. and Nancy; m. 20 Dec 1819, John b. Sanders.
6H Nancy Ann McColpin/McCorpen, d/o John H. and Nancy, b. ca 1799, SC, d. 18 Nov 1879, age 80, Lamotte Twp, Crawford Co., Ill; m. Christian Co., KY, Hezekiah Martin. They moved to Crawford Co. Hezekiah was not a Martin but took the name Martin from his stepfather. Birth name not been determined. His stepfather lived in SC, GA, Christian Co., KY, then Crawford Co., Ill. His mother was a Carrard. Some family members seem to think that Nancy Ann was a widow when she married Hezekiah, but no proof has yet been found.
Issue: (may not be complete; all born Crawford Co., Illinois)
6H1 Nancy Martin, b. 7 Feb 1825, Ill, d. 1919; m. 1842, Elisha luck.
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6H2 John Calvin Martin, b. 27 Mar 1828, Ill, d. 1897; m. 1852, Mary F. Clark.
6H3 Thomas Martin, b. 1832, Ill, d. 1868; m. Mary Hunt.
6H4 Margaret Martin, b. 24 Sep 1837, Ill, d. 1881; m. Thomas Nuttall.
6H5 William Martin, b. ca 1840, Ill, d. 1910; m. 1871, Sarah Nethery.
6H6 Armazinda Martin, b. Ill; m. Israel Jones.
7. Mary McAlDin. Drob. d/o John & Elizabeth (Watson) McAlpin, said to have married John Ashford Gore. The McCalpin and Gore families lived in the Sandy River area of Chester Co., SC. Tradition says Joshua Gore married Jane McCalpin and John Ashford Gore married Mary McCalpin.
SOME UNIDENTIFIED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA-KENTUCKY McCOLPIN FAMILY
SAMUEL McCOLPIN/McCORPEN, b. ca 1800 in South Carolina, died 27 Apr 1877, Todd Co., KY; m. 5 Feb 1824, Todd Co., KY, Mary "Polly" Winders, b. ca 1800, d. 1879. Samuel is shown in the KY census records as a farmer. He is closely related to the other McAlpinjMcColpin families in Christian and Todd Coso He apparently is not the son of John and Phoebe or of Joseph and Nancy McColpin, but names of his parents and siblings have not been determined. His parents may have died leaving Samuel to be reared by relatives, but there is no proof of this. In 1836 Samuel paid $200.00 for 88 acres of land on Pond River and Green River in Kentucky. Charner and Samuel McColpin witnessed a document for James M. Winders on 10 Aug 1842. Samuel made his will in 1876, Todd Co., naming daughter Lydia Margaret Emily Winders; grandchildren: John S. Winders, Josephine Winders, Lycurgus Winders, Jennie Winders, James Winders, Mary E. Kyle, James W. Kyle and Tommie H. Winders. Several members of this family are buried at the McColpin cemetery at Allegre, KY.
Issue of Samuel McColpin and Polly Winders: (11 children)
1. Tabitha Jane McColpin, b. c 1825, KY; m. 27 Nov 1860, Harmon West.
2. John D. McColpin, b. 3 Feb 1828, KY, d. 10 Jun 1860, KY; m. 1856, America Lindsey. (America m. 2nd, 31 Mar 1864, Samuel Jones, bro. of Martha Jones).
3. Elizabeth McColpin, b. ca 1830; m. 2 Mar 1852, John Johnston.
4. Lydia Margaret Emily McColpin, b. ca 1831, KY; m. 27 Dec 1852, T. H. Winders.
5. Edward S. McColpin, b. 8 Jan 1832, KY, d. 13 Mar 1855, KY.
6. Barbara A. McColpin, b. 1834, KY; m. 22 Jan 1855 KY, James W. Kyle.
7. M. Warfield McColpin, b. 22 Jun 1835, KY, d. 11 Mar 1856, KY.
8. Virginia McColpin, b. 1837, KY, d. 1862, KY; m. 1859, Greenfield Winders.
9. Thomas McColpin, b. 1839, KY.
10. Marion McColpin, b. 1843, KY.
11. America McColpin, b. 1845 KY, d. 1865; m. 1863, Greenfield Winders.
DeLAFAYETTE McCORPIN, b. 26 Feb 1815 in Todd Co., KY, d. 16 Jun 1903, Winneconne Village, Wisc., at age 88 years, 3 mos, was part of the Chester Co., S. C. and Todd Co., KY family, but names of his parents are not known. He stated he went with his family to southern Illinois in 1821 when he was 6 yrs old. DeLafayette married 20 Oct 1847, Fond du Lac Do., Wisc., Tracey Wilsey.
Issue of DeLafayette McCorpin: (3 children known)
1. Phoebe McAlpin/McCorpin.
2. Elizabeth McAlpinjMcCorpin, a stepdau; m. Douglas Arnold.
3. John Wilkenson McAlp injMcCorp in , drowned at age 6 when he fell off a floating bridge into the river.
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SOME UNIDENTIFIED MEMBERS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA-KENTUCKY McCOLPIN FAMILY
ELIZABETH "BETSY" McCOLPIN, b. 1782, SC, d. 5 Sep 1854, Ill; m. 2nd, 15 Dec 1821, Daniel Martin, some say in Christian Co., KY, others say at Robinson, ILL. Daniel d. 1852, ILL, both bur. Hardinsville Cem., Crawford Co., ILL. Names of her parents are not known. (Daniel Martin m. 1st Betty Gray, 4 ch:
Abrilla Martin, Jackson Martin, Ruth Martin and Virginia Martin. Betty d. 1821, and Daniel m. 2nd Betsy McColpin.) (NOTE: Betsy's date of birth is probably wrong or else all these children are not hers. It is doubtful she was still having children at age 52.)
Issue of Elizabeth McColpin Martin: (7 children, all born in Illinois)
1. Margaret "Peggy" Ann Martin, (twin), b. 1823; m. 1842, Jacob Phillips.
2. Jerety Martin (twin), b. 1823; m. Daniel Sappenfield.
3. Nancy Martin, b. 1827, d. before 23 Jan 1858; m. Felix Baker.
3. Daniel Martin Jr., b. 1828, d. 1855; m. Frances Sears.
4. Druscilla Martin, b. 1831; m. Urban Thomas.
5. Elizabeth Martin, b. 1833.
6. Harriet Martin, b. 1834.
Some Unidentified McColpin and McCorpen Marriages in Todd County, Kentucky:
NANCY McCOLPIN married 27 Nov 1834, Jefferson Young.
FRANCES McCOLPIN m. 21 Feb 1848, Stephen Latham, and moved to Illinois. They named a son Lafayette.
RUTH McCORPEN married 6 Jul 1843, Thomas J. Edwards.
BARNET McCORPEN, b. 1793 SC married Janet, b. 1812, TN. Barnet was on the 1850 census of Todd Co., KY. He was willed property of Joseph Martin who stated that he was his natural born son. His parents have not been identified.
ELIZABETH McCOLPIN m. 2 Mar 1852, John Johnston. Joseph McColpin signed bond with John Johnston. (Eliz was not found in HH of Joseph & Nancy in 1850.)
Miss E. L. McCOLPIN married 30 Mar 1864, Todd Co., Mr. S. H. Louis.
JANE McCOLPIN, b. ca 1800 SC, m. 30 Jan 1828, Todd Co., KY, Samuel Martin. Residing Todd Co., KY, 1860.
MISS A. E. J. McCOLPIN married 7 May 1864, Mr. S. H. Jones.
NANCY E. McCOLPIN married 2 Oct 1864, H. Crafton.
2nd Lt. John J. McColvin, b. 18 Dec 1923, s/o Mr. & Mrs. J. J. McColpin, Corsicana, TX. Educated U. of TX. Served U. S. Army 9th Air Force in England, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Ardennes, Rhineland, C. Germany, Sheppard Field, TX. Awarded Air Medal, 4 Oak Lead Clusters, E. T. 0., 3 Battle Stars. Appointed Flight Officer 1 Jul 1944. (The Fighting Men of , p. 856)
References: Family records of Ida May McAlpin Fulcher; History of Todd Co.. KY; Census records of SC, KY, TN, Ill, Wisc; John McAlpin, Hermitage, TN, and Joseph McAlpine, Denver, Colo., provided information on the Daniel McCalpin family of KY-TN; Family Histories of Christian Co.. KY 1797-1986; marriage records of Christian and Todd Cos., KY; SC deeds; Kentucky Land Grants; History of Kentucky Illustrated, Edition I; Doris Bajak (Mrs. Henry) of Wyckoff, NJ; Sherry Harris of Granada Hills, CA, provided information on the Abraham T. McColpin family, part of which came from Chris Bailey's Old Crawford County; Cherry Cartwright Parker, Badin, NC.
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