Mary McCormick: Birth: 9 Jul 1813 in Preble Co, Ohio or Fayette Co, Connersville, Indiana. Death: 1 Nov 1815 in Fayette Co, Connersville, Indiana
Title: Lotus Lilly McCormick Stauffer
Title: One World Tree (sm)
Publication: Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., n.d.
Title: Connersville Library
Note: Transcripts of John McCormick's pension application: http://mccormickresearch.com/Ancestry/john_mccormick_rev_war.htm Match of John to Francis McCormick is based on family trees listed online, and several pieces of Information: John stated that he was born within eight miles of Winchester, VA, which put it in the range of Francis McCormick's farm Lang Sine. John states that he was on the "Holstein River" in 1776 when he first joined the Virginia militia, which is in SW VA, or what is now NE Tennessee. During the war he ended up in Bedford, PA. He also states he moved to Ohio in 1795. LDS microfilm library Reel # 0031412 Wills and Deeds of Hampshire Co. Virginia 1790 to 1804. Page 102 (bottom) to page 104 Dated 4 Nov 1793 Francis McCormick to John McCormick -- 100 acres plus houses, buildings, orchards, ways waters, watercourses, profits, commodieies, and hereditaments and appurtenances, in the county of Frederick for (500) five hundred pounds. It was common for fathers to "sell" their land to sons when the father was nearing the end of his life, so that creditors could not attach the land during probate to pay debts. John McCormick sold his VA property to his brothers Province & Thomas in 1795. According to the current owner of Lang Sine farm, Francis "sold" Lang Sine to his eldest son John in 1793; Francis died in 1794; John sold Lang Sine to his brothers Province and Thomas in 1795. This is based on the same land transactions referenced above. According to Hugh.M.McIlhany in "Some Virginia Families" page 222 Francis McCormick's son John "moved to Ohio early in life." According to J.E Norris "History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley..." Page 628 "Two of the seven sons of the first Francis, who, as shown at the beginning of this sketch, was the son of the original first McCormick [Dr. John Isaac McCormick], who settled in this section, left Virginia when young." Both Francis's (1734) sons Francis Jr and John ended up in Southwestern Ohio at the same time.
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