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John McELROY (b. Abt. 1727, d. 1802)John McELROY (son of James McElroy and Sarah McCune (McCue)) was born Abt. 1727 in Down, Ireland, and died 1802 in Mecklenberg, NC.He married JoAnna Irvine, daughter of John Robert IRVINE and Mary Margaret BOYD.
Notes for John McELROY:
John came to America with his parents, apparently just after being born. They sailed from Belfast, Ireland, 1729, on the ship, "George & Ann", landing in Philadelphia, PA. They settled in Bucks Co, PA
John married Johannah Irvine before leaving Pa. for Virginia. They later left Va. for S.C.
John fought in the French / Indian and Revolutionary wars with his father, James, & his four brothers,: Archibald, Hugh, James & Samuel-
Children of John McELROY and JoAnna Irvine are:
- Daniel McIlroy, b. 1759, Culpepper, Virginia, d. 1813, Ross, Ohio.
- James McIlroy, b. 1783, Virginia.