My McCourt's start with my grandmother, Elmira Rachel McCourt 1880-1934,Clay Co., WV.,dau. of/John W. McCourt 1842-1902, Braxton Co., WV., son of/Andrew McCourt 1802, Maryland, son of/James M. McCourt Abt. 1743. This James M. McCourt married Mary "Polly" Burns on January 13, 1792 in Bath Co., Virginia. As far as I can tell, they had 4 children. James, Sarah, John B. and Andrew.