|It is believed (with out proof) that David McGympsie, had 3 sons that came to America.They were John, William and Robert.It is known that A Dr. William McGimpsey was hanged for being a Tory.It is also believed that the rest of the family wanted to distance themselves from Dr. McGimpsey.Hence we have different spelling of the family name, McJimsey, McGimsey, McGimpsey, McJimpsey, McGympsie, McGimpsie and McGympsy.|
In the report below, most of the information was collected by Mary McGimsey Staples, B.B. McGimsey, Jeremiah Alderson McGimsey, Pearl Jasper McJimsey and Ilyne McJimsey Olson, Robbie Sue McJimsey Burson, and Robert Aden McJimsey.Much of the information has been handed down thru the generations and does not have a provable source other than a family members memory.
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