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McWHORTER family of Pennsylvania and Ohio

McWHORTER family of Pennsylvania and Ohio

Posted: 29 Jul 2011 6:57PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McWHORTER JOHNSTON BARR McDOWELL McWHIRTER McWHERTER
I am researching the McWHORTER (+ spelling variations) family that lived in PA and OH. The potential patriarch is Robert b. abt 1700 in Ireland or Scotland and d. 1748 in PA (specific location unknown) married a Sarah JOHNSTON. His supposed son, William b. 1745 in Buks, PA and d. 1823 in Harrison, OH married a Jane BARR.

I have good resources on William, and a couple on his supposed father Robert. There are several family tree sites that say Robert's father was John, grand father, Alexander Jr. and great grandfather, Alexander, Sr. I can't find solid evidence.

I'd love to extend and prove this line further. Contact me if you can help.

You'll find below everything that I've collected on the three generations that I have documented:

Descendants of Robert McWHORTER

Generation 1

1. ROBERT1 MCWHORTER was born in 1700 in Ireland. He died in 1748 in PA. He married SARAH JOHNSTON on 15 Dec 1743 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was born in 1715 in Ireland. She died in 1748 in PA.

Notes for Robert McWHORTER: From:

http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op... 456

? Name: Robert MCWHORTER

? Given Name: Robert
? Surname: McWHORTER
? Sex: M
? Change Date: 13 MAY 2009
? Birth: 1700
? Death: Y
Father: John MCWHORTER b: 1675 in Ireland, United Kingdom

Marriage 1 Sarah JOHNSTON

" Married: 15 DEC 1743 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Children
1. William MCWHORTER b: BEF 1744 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
2. Robert MCWHORTER b: 16 FEB 1746 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States


From: "The border settlers of northwestern Virginia from 1768 to 1795: embracing ..." By William Elsey Connelley, John Patterson MacLean

"(8) The census of 1790 shows that Robert McWhorter (son of Robert), with seven in family; and Wm. McWhorter, eight in family, were then residents in Cumberland County, Pa.; and that Hugh McWhorter, nine in family, was a resident of Northumberland County, same state. Heads of Families, Pennsylvania.

One Robert McWhorter and Sarah Johnston were married in Philadelphia, Pa., December 15th, 1743. There is but little or no doubt that this Pennsylvania family were descendants of Hugh McWhorter who came from Armagh, in 1730. However, this has not been verified.

One Robert McWhorter (son of Robert) served in the Revolution. It would appear from his declaration for pension, that in 1777 he was drafted at Middleton, Pa., for two months in Capt. Crouche's Company, Col. Elder's Regiment Pennsylvania Militia; and was engaged in scouting throughout the country about Wilmington and Newport; and assisted to pull up and destroy a bridge over Whitley Creek, at the time Gen. Washington was encamped on the hill near by. This was done for the purpose of retarding Gen. Howe, then in pursuit of Washington.

McWhorter was discharged after serving only fourteen days but was immediately drafted for two months in Capt. John Ruthaford's Company, Tenth Battalion, Col. Alexander Lourey's Regiment Pennsylvania Militia. He served his full term and was released; but in two months after, was again drafted for the same length of time, in the same company and regiment and with no change of officers. During this term he was in the fiercely contested battles of Brandywine and Germantown. It will be remembered that in the first of these, the raw militia distinguished itself in repelling the onslaughts of the British regulars. After serving this tour and in the fall of the same year, McWhorter joined Capt. James Colier's Company, Col. Robert Elder's Regiment Pennsylvania Militia, as a substitute for his brother William, who had been drafted for two months. During this enlistment he was in several skirmishes but was subsequently marched to Redding, and encamped at Perkyoming Creek for some time.

Afterwards, and near the close of the war, he was employed for six months to take provision boats up the Susquehanna River, for Gen. Sullivan's army.

Generation 1 (con't)

The boats, in number, went from Middleton to Sunbury, where he was discharged, having served three and a half months.

Robert McWhorter (son of Robert) was born near Philadelphia, Bucks County, Pa., Feb. 16, 1747. He resided in Bucks and Lancaster Counties until about 1809, and then moved to near Brownsville on the Cumberland River, Kentucky. He lived there until about 1827, when he moved to Washington County, Indiana; and was still residing therein November 1832, at which time his application for pension was made. He was granted a certificate for twenty dollars and fifty cents a year.

(9) In a former magazine article, I state that the McWhorter mill was the first in (now) Lewis and Upshur Counties, which is a mistake. In this same article and a subsequent brief of "Henry McWhorter and Descendants" there appear several errors, mostly typographical, which are here corrected. See West Virginia Historical Magazine, Volume I, No. 3, Volume II, No. 1."


Jul 11 from: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17336357/person/500563635/med... cpgNum

McWhorter/McWhirter history

According to the History of The McWhirter Clan, August, 1937, published by Walter Printing Company, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, by Mrs. Ethel Keim, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, members of the McWhirter Clan began coming to this country about the year 1700, perhaps a little earlier, and continued coming until the year 1865 and even later.

The name McWhirter is derived from the Scottish name MacWhirter, and the family belonged to the Clan Buchanan, located along the eastern shores of Loch Lomond. It is thought that some of the MacWhirters migrated to Ireland, Wales and England and eventually, some to the United States. Slight changes in the spelling of the name were made with their migrations in order to keep track of each branch that moved to different regions. The Buchanan Clan dates back to Fargallus 156 A.D., monarch of all Ireland.

Glenn Ellers, a former resident of Llanasa, North Wales, tells me there are large families of both

Buchanans and McWhirters in Wales. This Llanasa, where many of them reside, is in Flinshire Co., North Wales,near the Holy Wells, famous for their healing waters, where great crowds gather every year to be healed of different diseases. Mr. Ellers says the Buchanans and McWhirters talk the Welsh language in Wales.

Of the history of the McWhirters in this country little is known prior to the year 1700, except that they were Protestants. John McWhirter of South Carolina learned from his father's papers that when three brothers came to this country from Ballybay, or thereabout - Armagh, Ulster, Ireland, all of the same tribe, they decided to the termination of the name be 'ter -tar -tor', so in the future, descendants could determine to which branch of the family they belonged. Those who were proud of their Scottish ancestry spelled the name ,'Whir', while the Irish preferred 'Whor'. A group settled in Pennsylvania and used the 'Wher' spelling. Robert White McWhirter of New Jersey says the prefix, Me, Ma, or Mc, means son.

The earliest recorded references to the name appear in the mid 1300s. There are references in land grants commencing in 1346. Legend reports that the McWhirter tower of Blairquhan Castle was erected in 1347. It was disassembled, however, in 1824 and the stone used in the construction of the current castle.

The name is said to derive from the Gaelic, Mac Chruiter, which finds its source in the Gaelic term "chruiter" meaning "harper", the cruit being an old stringed instrument. It was the custom of lairds to appoint a personal harper and the position of "cruiteir", or harper, was often hereditary in the Highlands, and the role devolved in each case to the son of the harper or the MacChruiter in

Generation 1 (con't)

Gaelic. This name became M'Whirter in Old Scots, the language of the lowlands and has since manifested itself in many variants of which McWhirter is one of the most common. In 1346, King David II granted a charter of land of Dalelachane in the earldom of Carick to Patrick, son of the late Michael, harper of Carrick. In 1385, this same Patrick was referred to by the Gaelic form of his name and thereafter it appears frequently in the annals of Scottish history, occurring in old records as M'Quhirtour, M'Qherter and M'Whyrter. While the MacWhirters are traditionally associated with the Clan Buchanan, and thus entitled to wear the distinctive Buchanan tartan, they may also have links with other clans whose chief retained the services of one so gifted.

FUN FAMILY ATTRIBUTES Here are some interesting things from the McWhirters in Pennsylvania - sound familiar? "In the Mercer/Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA line, we have had a lot of fun comparing the genetic attributes we all seem to share. One of these traits seems to be exceptionally long fingers on the hands of the male McWhirter relatives. The family seems to share a common interest and talent for musical pursuits. This is interesting because McWhirter means "son of the King's harper or harpist." Blue eyes are also prominent."

The family crest is an antique Scottish harp with nine strings, and is a fine example of the heraldic practice of canting, that is the placing of a device upon the arms which punningly alludes to the bearer's name or occupation.

Of the 3,243 persons identified as McWhirters in the Social Security Death Benefit Records (1937 - 1993), and 22 different ways McWh*rter was spelled, only 683 spelled it "McWhirter". These records show 38 different surnames were identified as likely variations of the McWh*rter surname. Sixteen of these were found only once or twice out of 55,000,000 names and probably represent a misspelling, typo, or someone's creative phonetic spelling of a more accepted version. Roughly one of every 17,000 persons in the database appears to carry the McWh*rter surname or some derivative of it.

Only three spellings can be considered "common", even three hundred years after the surname's introduction to North America - McWhorter(56%), McWhirter(21%), and McWherter(7%). McWhirter appears to be the generally accepted spelling in Scotland, and McWhirter and McWhorter are accepted versions in Ireland.

Alan D.McWhirter strongly believes the McWhirter surname originated in the southwest part of Scotland, perhaps within the winding glens of the valley of the Stinchan River. Early McWhirters are buried in the kirkgard(cemetery) at Colmonell, Ayrshire, Scotland, with a 1675 gravestone date.

It is unknown how we relocated to the Highlands.

The Buchanan Clan has the oldest established clan society in Scotland, and owns the clan's most precious possession, the heartland from which it gets its war cry. This is a small island, measuring just half a mile in length, named Clar Innis, or Clarinch, on Loch Lomond. It is on this island that the clan was first recorded in 1225. This was when the island was given to Sir Anselan of Absolon of Buchanan, said to be a son of McBeth. Another theory is that they descended from the son of a King of Ulster, Anselan O'Kyan, who landed in Argyll at the beginning of the 11th century. The Buchanans have ecclesiastical origins, and are hereditary clerics of the Celtic Church.

In the beginning of the Eighteenth Century we find one Hugh MacWhirter, a prosperous linen merchant in Armagh, Ireland. In 1730 he came with his wife and some of his children to this country and settled in Newcastle County, Delaware, where at least two others bearing the name McWhirter lived; probably they were his brothers. It is believed the Hugh McWhirters of Delaware and his two brothers were the progenitors of all the McWhirters on this side of the ocean." Below, we learn that our family ancestry does, in fact, go back through Ireland to Scotland. We now know that our progenitor, Alexander McWhorter, Jr was a brother of Hugh McWhirter (more likely McWhorter) and the first two or three generations of our family who were known to be in the United States, spelled the name, "McWhorter". Jerry McWhirter's data from PAF below, identifies Hugh and Alexander McWhorter, Jr as being in the line of our ancestry. What follows is our knowledge to date.

Generation 1 (con't)

(Note) The first paragraph below is data provided by Jerry McWhirter from the database of the

Personal Ancestral File of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Also included in this paragraph, is information that Hugh and Alexander McWhorter, Jr were sons of Alexander McWhorter, Sr.

For the first time, we now have information that takes our family back to the beginning, through Ireland to Scotland.

Alexander McWhorter, Sr. b. 1615 in Edinburgh, Scotland, d. abt 1641 in Scotland. His wife b. 1620 in Edinburgh, Scotland, d. abt 1641 in Ireland. Don't know her name.

- Their son, Alexander McWhorter, Jr. b. abt 1655 in Edinburgh, Scotland, d. in Scotland. Wife was named Jane.

- Their son, Hugh McWhorter B: ABT 1690 in Ireland OR Scotland D: 1784 NEW CASTLE, Delaware SPOUSE: JANE GILLESPIE B: ARMAGH, N. IRELAND D: 1757 MECKLENBERG, North Carolina. Some information found shows they may have married in Scotland and immigrated back to Ireland before coming to the United States around 1730. - Their son, George McWhorter, b. abt 1680 in Ulster, Ireland, d. ?, wife Margaret T. Lawrence, b. abt 1695.

- The son of George and Margaret was John McWhorter and his descendancy continues in the portions of this page below. He was b. abt 1720 in Pennsylvania, USA, d. 1757 in Nelson, Virginia. Married abt 1735, wife Eleanor Brevard, b. abt 1720, d. after 28 Aug 1786 in Union, South Carolina. The approximate date of John's birth is shown here to be about 1720 and is shown below to be about 1710. Since his son, John, was born in Pennsylvania, it may be concluded that George would have been the first of our line in the United States.


Jul 11 from Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, Volume 10 By New Jersey Historical Society

BRIEF SKETCH OF THE McWHORTER FAMILY OF NEW JERSEY. Received from Mr. George C. McWhorter. The Macwhorter family is of Scotch extraction. In Scotland the name now is generally written McWhirter. In this country it is now written McWhorter. The family belonged to Galloway, and at an early day formed part of a small clan which bore the name of Macwhorter. Many Scotch Lowlanders, and among them some of the Macwhorters, emigrated to the north of Ireland. One of these families was cut off in the Irish massacre of 1641, save one girl. She married a Macwhorter. Of the history of the Macwhorters, except that they were Protestants, little if anything is known prior to about the year 1700.


Robert McWHORTER and Sarah JOHNSTON had the following child:
2. i. WILLIAM2 MCWHORTER was born in 1745 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on
15 May 1823 in Harrison, Ohio, USA. He married JANE BARR on 24 Mar 1768 in Paxton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, daughter of William BARR and Sarah KNOX. She was born about 1750 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on 31 May 1836 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA.

Generation 2

2. WILLIAM2 MCWHORTER (Robert1) was born in 1745 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on 15 May 1823 in Harrison, Ohio, USA. He married JANE BARR on 24 Mar 1768 in Paxton, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, daughter of William BARR and Sarah KNOX. She was born about 1750 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on 31 May 1836 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, USA.

Notes for William McWHORTER:

From: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17047241/person/711644392

" William McWherter

" Birth 1745 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

Generation 2 (con't)

" Death 15 May 1823 in Harrison County, Ohio, USA

" 1745 Birth Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

"

" 1768 24 Mar Age: 23 Marriage to Jane Boyd Paxton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United
States
"

" 1774 14 Jun Age: 29 Marriage to Jane Barr Philadelphia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United

States
"

" 1823 15 May Age: 78 Death Harrison County, Ohio, USA

PARENTS

"
" Robert McWhirter 1700 - 1748
"

" Sarah Johnston 1715 - 1748

SPOUSE & CHILDREN

"
" Jane Boyd 1748 - 1773
"

" Robert McWherter 1769 - 1849
" Sarah McWherter 1771 -
" John McWherter 1773 - 1803

OTHER SPOUSE & CHILDREN

"
" Jane Barr 1756 - 1836

" Jane Barr

" Birth 1756 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States
" Death 31 May 1836 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
"

" William McWherter 1775 - 1849
" Henry McWherter 1779 - 1849
" Margaret McWherter 1783 - 1825
" Jane McWhirter 1786 - 1850
" James McWherter 1791 - 1869
" Susan Iva E. McWherter 1793 - 1850
" John Barr McWherter 1797 - 1826


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... lliam&gsln=mcWhorter&msbdy=1755&msbpn__ftp=Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msbpn=41&msbpn_P Info=5-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp=10&_8 3004003-n_xcl=f&cp=0&mssng0=jan&mssns0=barr&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h=609102&recoff =1+2&db=agbi&indiv=1

American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) about William McWhorter Name: William McWhorter
Birth Date: 1750
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Volume: 115
Page Number: 352
Reference: Ten "Series" of "Pennsylvnia Archives" have been so far published in from 5 to
31v. Ea. Philadelphia and Harrisburg. 1852- (We have indexed Series 2, v.2 and v.8 ( early Pa. marriage recds.) And all the v. of SeriesV. Which contain nearly complete Pa. Rev. War

Generation 2 (con't)

recds.)Ser.5:7:369


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1790usfedcen&a... rc=pt_t14563639_p424122046_kpidz0q3d424122046z0q26pgz0q3d32768z0q26pgPLz0q3dpid

1790 United States Federal Census about Wm McWherters

Name: Wm McWherters
Township: Hopewell, Newton, Tyborn, and Westpensboro
County: Cumberland
State: Pennsylvania
Number of Free White Males Under 16: 2
Number of Free White Males 16 and Over: 2
Number of Free White Females: 4
Number of Household Members:8


From: http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op... 103


? Name: William MCWHORTER

? Given Name: William
? Surname: McWHORTER
? Sex: M
? Change Date: 13 MAY 2009
? Note:
Notes from http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=sssara...

William apparently removed to Hopewell township, Cumberland co., PA by 1780 and is found listed as "William McWherters", head of household in Hopewell in the 1790 census. The household included 2 white males age 16 and older, 2 white males 15 and younger and 4 females. Listed immediately after William in the 1790 census is the family headed by "Robert McWherters" (presumed again to be his brother).

William's son Robert [db#5968] appears as "Mawhorter" on his gravestone in Muskingum co., OH. Robert's son James or "Pat" [db#6014] was recorded as "Mawharter" in the 1850 census of Athens co., OH. Robert's son William or "Cooney" [db#823] assumed the spelling "Mewhorter".

William's son William [db#5227] had sons who adopted "McWhirter", "Mewhirter" and "Mewherter" spellings.

Descendants of William's sons Henry [db#5982] retained the "McWhorter" spelling, but descendants of son John Barr [db#2270] and son James [db#5984 spelled the surname "Mewhirter".

William McWhorter [db#2267] died 19-May-1823 in Harrison co., OH where he probably resided with either his son James or son John Barr, both of whom were married in Harrison co. in 1818 and 1821 respectively.

William may have been the son of Robert McWhorter [db#5964] and Sarah Johnston [db#1405] of Besalem township, Bucks co., PA. He is thought to be the William McWhorter who resided in Paxton township in what is now Dauphin co., PA. A William McWhorter was taxed in Paxton in 1770 and both a William McWhorter and a Robert McWhorter (presumed to be his brother) served in the militia there 1777-1779.

William McWhorter's children are thought to include:

Generation 2 (con't)

Robert McWhorter [db#5968] lived in Finley township in what is now Washington co., PA. He purchased land there in 1803 and sold it it 1836 apparently removing to Muskingum co., OH where he died in 1849 On his gravestone in the old Chandlersville Cemetery his surname is spelled "MAWHORTER".

Little is known of Sarah McWhorter [db#5969] except that she is named in the will of her grandmother, Sarah Boyd [db#5972]. [******Can't trace Sarah to a grandmother named Sarah Boyd*******]

John McWhorter [db#5970] died about 1803 in Washington co., PA. His wife Hannah? [db#5973], by whom he had four (4) children before his death, remarried about 1814 to a William Toland.

William McWhorter [db#5227], is thought by most, but not all, sources to be William Sr.'s first child by Jane Barr. He bought land in Washington co., PA in 1806, sold it in 1816 and was taxed in Finley township there between 1806 and 1827. In his will of 27-May-1848, proved 27-Sep-1851, he is listed as being of Unity township, Westmoreland, PA. He names his seven children in his will.

Henry McWhorter [db#5982] was taxed in Finley township, Washington co., PA in 1811, but died around mid-century in Marion co., OH.

Margaret McWhorter [db#5983] gave birth to nine (9) children by her husband James Toland [db#5989] and died circa 1825.

John Barr "Barr" Mewhirter [db#2270] was probably born in Pennsylvania. He removed to Green township, Harrison co., OH by 30-Jan-1821 where he married Mary Ann Reed [db#2272]. John died in May 1826 leaving only two sons. It is said that on his death bed he made his wife Mary promise never to remarry. Mary kept the promise removing for a short time to Illinois with her two sons and later to Griswold, IA where she died in 1885 (59 years after the death of her husband).

James Mewhirter [db#5984] also married in Harrison co., OH on 18-Jun-1818 to Lydia Reed [db#6008] (sister of his brother John Barr's wife Mary). By 1850 James was living in Van Wert, OH. He eventually removed to Union co., IA where he died.

Susan Iva McWhorter [db#2269] married in Ohio on 10-Aug-1810 to William McDowell [db#2271] and had at least seven children.

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Notes from http://www.heritagepursuit.com/McWherter.htm

William MCWHORTER1 was born about 1745 in, Bucks, Pennsylvania. He died on May 19 1823 in, Harrison, Ohio. PARENTS: below papers say he MAY have been the son of William Sr. taxed in Paxton 1770 and the grandson of Robert, taxed in Besalem Twp, Bucks, PA 1744.

BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Paper written by Raymond Martin Bell, "McWhorter" , from the Genealogical Society of PA ---Keyhole, Vol XIII-XIV, Ext#17 (or 19) 1985-86, copy sent to me by Arlene MaWhorter, Long Beach , CA, Oct 1998. He was married to Jane BARR on Jun 14 1774 in, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

33. Jane BARR1 was born in 1756. She died on May 31 1836 in prob Ohio. BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Paper written by Raymond Martin Bell, "McWhorter", from the Genealogical Society of PA

---Keyhole, Vol XIII-XIV, Ext#1 7 (or 19) 1985-86, copy sent to me by Arlene MaWhorter, Long Beach , CA, Oct 1998. William MCWHORTER and Jane BARR had the following children:

i. William MCWHORTER1 was born about 1775 in , , Pennsylvania. BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Paper written by Raymond Martin Bell, "McWhorter" , from the Genealogical Society of PA ---Keyhole, Vol XIII-XIV, Ext#17 (or 19) 1985-86, copy sent to me by Arlene MaWhorter, Long Beach , CA, Oct 1998. NOTE; says he was single--taxed in Finley Twp, Washington, PA 1806-1827; bought land 1808, sold it 1816.

Generation 2 (con't)

16 ii. Henry MCWHERTER.

iii. Margaret MCWHORTER1 was born about 1783. She died in 1825 in Poss, Muskingum, Ohio.

iv. Barr MCWHORTER1 was born about 1786. He died about 1826 in, Harrison, Ohio.

v. James MCWHORTER1 was born about 1790. BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Paper written by Raymond Martin Bell, "McWhorter", from the Genealogical Society of PA ---Keyhole, Vol XIII-XIV, Ext#17 (or 19) 1985-86, copy sent to me by Arlene MaWhorter, Long Beach , CA, Oct 1998.

vi. Susan MCWHORTER1 was born about 1793. BIRTH-MARRIAGES: Paper written by Raymond Martin Bell, "McWhorter" , from the Genealogical Society of PA ---Keyhole, Vol XIII-XIV, Ext#17 (or 19) 1985-86, copy sent to me by Arlene MaWhorter, Long Beach , CA, Oct 1998.

? Birth: BEF 1744 in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States ? Death: 19 MAY 1823 in Harrison, Ohio
? Sealing Child: 4 OCT 2002 Temple: SDIEG ? LDS Baptism: 30 SEP 2003 Temple: SDIEG

Father: Robert MCWHORTER b: 1700

Mother: Sarah JOHNSTON

Marriage 1 Jane BOYD b: BEF 1745 in Pennsylvania, United States

" Married: 24 MAR 1768 in Paxton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania
" Sealing Spouse: 23 NOV 2001 in SDIEG
Children
1. John McWHORTER or MAWHORTER b: 1768 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
2. Robert MCWHORTER b: 4 SEP 1769 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States
3. Sarah MCWHORTER b: 1771 in Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States

Marriage 2 Jane BARR

" Married: 14 JUN 1774 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Children
1. William MCWHORTER
2. Henry MCWHORTER
3. Margaret MCWHORTER
4. John Barr MEWHIRTER
5. James MEWHIRTER
6. Susan Iva MCWHORTER


From: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mcwgen/wmpaoh.htm

MCWHORTER, MCWHIRTER,

MCWHERTER, MCWORTER, MEWHORTER,
MCQUIRTER, MCQUARTER,
MAWHORTER, MEWHIRTER,
MEWHERTER, MCQUERTER, MCWHARTER,
MAWHIRTER, etc.
William McWhorter of Pennsylvania and Ohio (abt1745-1823)

William McWhorter (or McWhirter) [db#2267] was born about 1745 most likely in either Pennsylvania or Ireland. He may have married twice, first in 1768 to Jane Boyd [db#5967] and second in 1774 to Jane Barr [db#2268]. Although it is possible that there were two William McWhorters most sources currently seem to support the theory that there was but one who married both Janes.

William may have been the son of Robert McWhorter [db#5964] and Sarah Johnston [db#1405] of Besalem township, Bucks co., PA. He is thought to be the William McWhorter who resided in Paxton township in what is now Dauphin co., PA. A William McWhorter was taxed in Paxton in 1770 and both a William McWhorter and a Robert McWhorter (presumed to be his brother) served

Generation 2 (con't)

in the militia there 1777-1779.

William apparently removed to Hopewell township, Cumberland co., PA by 1780 and is found listed as "William McWherters", head of household in Hopewell in the 1790 census. The household included 2 white males age 16 and older, 2 white males 15 and younger and 4 females. Listed immediately after William in the 1790 census is the family headed by "Robert McWherters" (presumed again to be his brother).

William is thought to have had three children by Jane Boyd and six more by Jane Barr. His children and grandchildren adopted a variety of spellings of the McWh*rter surname.

William's son Robert [db#5968] appears as "Mawhorter" on his gravestone in Muskingum co., OH. Robert's son James or "Pat" [db#6014] was recorded as "Mawharter" in the 1850 census of Athens co., OH. Robert's son William or "Cooney" [db#823] assumed the spelling "Mewhorter".

William's son William [db#5227] had sons who adopted "McWhirter", "Mewhirter" and "Mewherter" spellings.

Descendants of William's sons Henry [db#5982] retained the "McWhorter" spelling, but descendants of son John Barr [db#2270] and son James [db#5984 spelled the surname "Mewhirter".

William McWhorter [db#2267] died 19-May-1823 in Harrison co., OH where he probably resided with either his son James or son John Barr, both of whom were married in Harrison co. in 1818 and 1821 respectively.

William McWhorter's children are thought to include:

Robert McWhorter [db#5968] lived in Finley township in what is now Washington co., PA. He purchased land there in 1803 and sold it it 1836 apparently removing to Muskingum co., OH where he died in 1849 On his gravestone in the old Chandlersville Cemetery his surname is spelled "MAWHORTER".

Little is known of Sarah McWhorter [db#5969] except that she is named in the will of her grandmother, Sarah Boyd [db#5972].

John McWhorter [db#5970] died about 1803 in Washington co., PA. His wife Hannah ? [db#5973], by whom he had four (4) children before his death, remarried about 1814 to a William Toland.

William McWhorter [db#5227], is thought by most, but not all, sources to be William Sr.'s first child by Jane Barr. He bought land in Washington co., PA in 1806, sold it in 1816 and was taxed in Finley township there between 1806 and 1827. In his will of 27-May-1848, proved 27-Sep-1851, he is listed as being of Unity township, Westmoreland, PA. He names his seven children in his will.

Henry McWhorter [db#5982] was taxed in Finley township, Washington co., PA in 1811, but died around mid-century in Marion co., OH.

Margaret McWhorter [db#5983] gave birth to nine (9) children by her husband James Toland [db#5989] and died circa 1825.

John Barr "Barr" Mewhirter [db#2270] was probably born in Pennsylvania. He removed to Green township, Harrison co., OH by 30-Jan-1821 where he married Mary Ann Reed [db#2272]. John died in May 1826 leaving only two sons. It is said that on his death bed he made his wife Mary promise never to remarry. Mary kept the promise removing for a short time to Illinois with her two sons and later to Griswold, IA where she died in 1885 (59 years after the death of her husband).

James Mewhirter [db#5984] also married in Harrison co., OH on 18-Jun-1818 to Lydia Reed [db#6008] (sister of his brother John Barr's wife Mary). By 1850 James was living in Van Wert, OH. He eventually removed to Union co., IA where he died.

Susan Iva McWhorter [db#2269] married in Ohio on 10-Aug-1810 to William McDowell [db#2271] and had at least seven children.



From: "Keyhole: Volumes 14-16"

Generation 2 (con't)

Genealogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania - 1986 - Snippet view

They may have been sons of William McWhorter, Sr, taxed at Paxton 1770, and grandsons of Robert, taxed at Besalem Township, Bucks County 1744. WILLIAM McWHORTER b cl745 Bucks Co, Pa d ?May 19-1823 ?Harrison Co, Ohio ml Mar 24-1768 Jane ...


From: "The McWhorters, the Wests and a few relatives and friends"

Norma Lee Gard Sikes - 2003 - 320 pages - Snippet view

From the late 1760's through the 1770's Robert and William McWhorter were living in Paxtang Township, Lancaster county Pennsylvania. William McWhorter married Jane Boyd March 24, 1768, and he, along with James Miller, James Means and ...


Jul 11 from http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op...

•Name: William MCWHORTER •Given Name: William •Surname: MCWHORTER •Sex: M

•Change Date: 15 DEC 2009
•Note: William MAY have been the son of Robert McWhorter and Sarah Johnston of Besalem township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania or of William McWhertor - different sources assume one or the other. He is thought to be the William McWhorter who resided in Paxton township in what is now Dauphin cou nty, Pennsylvania. There was a William McWhorter who was taxed in Paxt on township in 1770 and both a William and Robert McWhorter (presumed t o be brothers) served in the militia there 1777-1779. William and Jane r esided in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania in the lat e 1700's, then removed to Harrison County, Ohio. His children and gran dchildren adopted a variety of spellings of the McWhorter surname - Maw horter, McWhirter, Mewhorter, Mewhirter, etc. 1 2

•Birth: 1748 in Ireland
•Death: 19 MAY 1823 in Harrison County, Ohio, USA •Reference Number: 484

Marriage 1 Jane BOYD b: ABT 1750

•Married: 24 MAR 1768 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA Children

1. Robert MCWHORTER b: 4 SEP 1769 in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
2. Sarah MCWHORTER b: ABT 1771
3. John MCWHORTER b: ABT 1772

Marriage 2 Jane BARR b: 1756

•Married: 14 JUN 1774 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA •Note: Married in St. James Episcopal Church.

Children
1. William MCWHORTER b: ABT 1775 in Finley Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
2. Henry MCWHORTER b: ABT 1779 in Pennsylvania, USA
3. Margaret MCWHORTER b: ABT 1783 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
4. James MEWHIRTER b: 10 APR 1791 in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
5. Susanna MCWHORTER b: ABT 1793
6. John Barr MEWHIRTER b: 1797 in Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA

Sources:

1.Abbrev: Barr Family
Title: Judith Frances Ramey Sharp, The Barr Family of Cumberland County, Pe nnsylvania and Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Marietta, George: J F R S harp, 1993), . nati, Hamilton County,

Generation 2 (con't)

Ohio, . ennsylvania and Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Marietta, George : J F R Sharp, 1993.

Repository:
Name: Family History Library
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3440 Note:


Page: Page 8 2.Abbrev: Keyhole

Title: Keyhole, Quarterly Publication; (Washington, Pennsylvania: Gene alogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania). alogical Society of Southwestern Pennsylvania). Repository:

Name: Allen County Public Library 900 Library Plaza

Fort Wayne, IN 46802 USA

Page: Vol 14, No 4, Oct 1986


Jul 11 from http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mcwgen/wmpaoh.htm

William McWhorter

of Pennsylvania and Ohio
(abt1745-1823)

William McWhorter (or McWhirter) [db#2267] was born about 1745 most likely in either Pennsylvania or Ireland. He may have married twice, first in 1768 to Jane Boyd [db#5967] and second in 1774 to Jane Barr [db#2268]. Although it is possible that there were two William McWhorters most sources currently seem to support the theory that there was but one who married both Janes.

William may have been the son of Robert McWhorter [db#5964] and Sarah Johnston [db#1405] of Besalem township, Bucks co., PA. He is thought to be the William McWhorter who resided in Paxton township in what is now Dauphin co., PA. A William McWhorter was taxed in Paxton in 1770 and both a William McWhorter and a Robert McWhorter (presumed to be his brother) served in the militia there 1777-1779.

William apparently removed to Hopewell township, Cumberland co., PA by 1780 and is found listed as "William McWherters", head of household in Hopewell in the 1790 census. The household included 2 white males age 16 and older, 2 white males 15 and younger and 4 females. Listed immediately after William in the 1790 census is the family headed by "Robert McWherters" (presumed again to be his brother).

William is thought to have had three children by Jane Boyd and six more by Jane Barr. His children and grandchildren adopted a variety of spellings of the McWh*rter surname.

William’s son Robert [db#5968] appears as "Mawhorter" on his gravestone in Muskingum co., OH. Robert’s son James or "Pat" [db#6014] was recorded as "Mawharter" in the 1850 census of Athens co., OH. Robert’s son William or "Cooney" [db#823] assumed the spelling "Mewhorter".

William’s son William [db#5227] had sons who adopted "McWhirter", "Mewhirter" and "Mewherter" spellings.

Descendants of William’s sons Henry [db#5982] retained the "McWhorter" spelling, but descendants of son John Barr [db#2270] and son James [db#5984 spelled the surname "Mewhirter".

William McWhorter [db#2267] died 19-May-1823 in Harrison co., OH where he probably resided with either his son James or son John Barr, both of whom were married in Harrison co. in 1818 and

Generation 2 (con't)

1821 respectively.

William McWhorter’s children are thought to include:

Robert McWhorter [db#5968] lived in Finley township in what is now Washington co., PA. He purchased land there in 1803 and sold it it 1836 apparently removing to Muskingum co., OH where he died in 1849 On his gravestone in the old Chandlersville Cemetery his surname is spelled "MAWHORTER".

Little is known of Sarah McWhorter [db#5969] except that she is named in the will of her grandmother, Sarah Boyd [db#5972].

John McWhorter [db#5970] died about 1803 in Washington co., PA. His wife Hannah ? [db#5973], by whom he had four (4) children before his death, remarried about 1814 to a William Toland.

William McWhorter [db#5227], is thought by most, but not all, sources to be William Sr.’s first child by Jane Barr. He bought land in Washington co., PA in 1806, sold it in 1816 and was taxed in Finley township there between 1806 and 1827. In his will of 27-May-1848, proved 27-Sep-1851, he is listed as being of Unity township, Westmoreland, PA. He names his seven children in his will.

Henry McWhorter [db#5982] was taxed in Finley township, Washington co., PA in 1811, but died around mid-century in Marion co., OH.

Margaret McWhorter [db#5983] gave birth to nine (9) children by her husband James Toland [db#5989] and died circa 1825.

John Barr "Barr" Mewhirter [db#2270] was probably born in Pennsylvania. He removed to Green township, Harrison co., OH by 30-Jan-1821 where he married Mary Ann Reed [db#2272]. John died in May 1826 leaving only two sons. It is said that on his death bed he made his wife Mary promise never to remarry. Mary kept the promise removing for a short time to Illinois with her two sons and later to Griswold, IA where she died in 1885 (59 years after the death of her husband).

James Mewhirter [db#5984] also married in Harrison co., OH on 18-Jun-1818 to Lydia Reed [db#6008] (sister of his brother John Barr’s wife Mary). By 1850 James was living in Van Wert, OH. He eventually removed to Union co., IA where he died.

Susan Iva McWhorter [db#2269] married in Ohio on 10-Aug-1810 to William McDowell [db#2271] and had at least seven children.


William McWHORTER and Jane BARR had the following child:

3. i. SUSANNA IVA E.3 MCWHORTER was born in 1785 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She died in Feb 1870 in Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She married WILLIAM MCDOWELL on 10 Aug 1810 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA, son of William McDOWELL and Elizabeth SHANNON. He was born in 1785 in Pennsylvania. He died between 1870-1880 in Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA.

Generation 3

3. SUSANNA IVA E.3 MCWHORTER (William2, Robert1) was born in 1785 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She died in Feb 1870 in Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She married WILLIAM MCDOWELL on 10 Aug 1810 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA, son of William McDOWELL and Elizabeth SHANNON. He was born in 1785 in Pennsylvania. He died between 1870-1880 in Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA.

Notes for William McDOWELL:

From: "McDowell Family History Pennsylvania and Points West" by Doug McDowell, published 2004:

Generation 3 (con't)

"On Jan 13, 1820, according to Deed Book 13, pages 692 & 693 it appears William bought a parcel of land from William McWherter and his wife Jane. Immediately thereafter on the same day, according to Deed Book 15, page 54, William signed an agreement with William McWherter and his wife Jane, allowing them (William and Jane McWhorter) to continue living on the property just transferred, until their deaths. In thses documents William is referred to as William McDowell Jr. This suggests two things, William and Jane McWhorter are possibly Susanna's parents and if William is a Junior, his father could be William, and alive in 1820. As we have discovered in our research, this is not the case. It was common in this era to refer to two people of the same name as Jr. or Sr., even though not father and son, to aid in indentification.

The U.S. Census of Fairfield Township, Westmoreland Co., PA, for the years 1830 through 1870 were the primary documents used to construct this family. The 1870 Census shows William is living with his son Barr McDowell.

There is a conflict in William's year of birth, I have chosen to use 1785 as the 1870 census says he is 85 years old. The 1830 census seems to agree with this.

Occupation: Farmer.

Susanna McDowell: Age 84; birth place PA; death Feb of 1869 or 1870; cause of death general debilitation.

William & Susanna McDowell, along with Henry and Jane McDowell (Susanna's sister) filed deed transfers on Dec 14, 1839, on the Cincinnati, property that had belonged to William Barr (their mother's brother); both documents stat that the property had descended to the females as legal heirs of William Barr.

There is some speculation as to the place of their marriage, one printed source says Ohio, while others seem to indicate PA. I have elected PA, since there doesn't seem to be a single source indicating why William or Susanna were in Ohio. It's highly they went that distance just for the purpose of getting married, and then going back to Westmoreland Co., PA, to live."

From: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17324389/person/494468988

" Tim William McDowell

" Birth 1785/6 in Pennsylvania
" Death 1878/9 in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Timeline

" 1785 Jun Birth Pennsylvania

" 1 source citation

" 1795 Age: 10 Birth - alt 1810

10 Aug Age: 25 Marriage to Susanna Iva E. McWhorter Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

" 1 source citation

" 1878 Sep Age: 93 Death Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

PARENTS

"
" Robert McDowell 1750 - 1830
"

" Catherine Heiss 1758 - 1838

SPOUSE & CHILDREN

"
" Susanna Iva E. McWhorter 1785 - 1869

Generation 3 (con't)

" Susanna Iva E. McWhorter

" Birth 1785/6 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
" Death FEB 1869/70 in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
"

" Catherine Jane McDowell 1811 - 1874
"
" Robert M. McDowell 1814 - 1884
"

" William McDowell 1815 - 1880
"
" Alexander McDowell 1818 - 1896
"

" Barr McDowell 1821 - 1913
"
" Samuel McDowell 1825 - 1896
"

" George McDowell 1828 - 1909
"

" Sarah McDowell 1832 - 1919
"
" Mary J. McDowell 1835 - 1916


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... lliam+&gsln=mcdowell&msbdy=1785&msbpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c +USA&msbpn=3123&msbpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&msddy=1 875&msdpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msdpn=3123&msdpn_PInf o=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp= 5&msddp=2&_83004003-n_xcl=f&cp=12&mssng0=susanna+iva&mssns0=mcwhorter&pcat=ROOT _CATEGORY&h=3852679&db=1870usfedcen&indiv=1

1870 United States Federal Census about William Mcdowell

Name: William Mcdowell
Birth Year: abt 1785
Age in 1870: 85
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender:Male
Value of real estate:
Household Members: Name Age
Barr Mcdowell 47
Martha Mcdowell 45
Jane E Mcdowell 18
Franklin Mcdowell 16
Robert Mcdowell 14
John F Mcdowell 12
Henry D Mcdowell 7
William Mcdowell 85


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... lliam+&gsln=mcdowell&msbdy=1785&msbpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c +USA&msbpn=3123&msbpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&msddy=1 875&msdpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msdpn=3123&msdpn_PInf o=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp= 5&msddp=2&_83004003-n_xcl=f&cp=12&mssng0=susanna+iva&mssns0=mcwhorter&pcat=ROOT

Generation 3 (con't)

_CATEGORY&h=5208616&db=1860usfedcenancestry&indiv=1

1860 United States Federal Census about William Mcdowell

Name: William Mcdowell
Age in 1860: 68
Birth Year: abt 1792
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1860: Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania
Gender:Male
Post Office: West Fairfield
Value of real estate:
Household Members: Name Age
William Mcdowell 68
Susan Mcdowell68


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... lliam+&gsln=mcdowell&msbdy=1785&msbpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c +USA&msbpn=3123&msbpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&msddy=1 875&msdpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msdpn=3123&msdpn_PInf o=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp= 5&msddp=2&_83004003-n_xcl=f&cp=12&mssng0=susanna+iva&mssns0=mcwhorter&pcat=ROOT _CATEGORY&h=478458&recoff=7+8&db=1810usfedcenancestry&indiv=1

1810 United States Federal Census about William Mcdowell

Name: William Mcdowell
Township: Fairfield
County: Westmoreland
State: Pennsylvania
Free White Males Under 10: 2
Free White Males 45 and Over: 1
Free White Females Under 10: 1
Free White Females 10 to 15: 4
Free White Females 16 to 25: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 7
Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
Number of Household Members:9


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... lliam+&gsln=mcdowell&msbdy=1785&msbpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c +USA&msbpn=3123&msbpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&msddy=1 875&msdpn__ftp=Westmoreland+County%2c+Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msdpn=3123&msdpn_PInf o=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp= 5&msddp=2&_83004003-n_xcl=f&cp=12&mssng0=susanna+iva&mssns0=mcwhorter&pcat=ROOT _CATEGORY&h=2916399&recoff=6+7&db=1840usfedcenancestry&indiv=1

1840 United States Federal Census about William Mcdowell

Name: William Mcdowell
County: Westmoreland
State: Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 4
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 2


Generation 3 (con't)
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:2
Total Free White Persons: 4
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4





William McDOWELL and Susanna Iva E. McWHORTER had the following child:

i. WILLIAM4 MCDOWELL was born on 26 Aug 1815 in Fairfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on 26 Jul 1880 in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, USA. He married BARBARA SIDES about 1838 in PA, daughter of John SIDES and Catharine KLINEFELTER. She was born on 12 May 1818 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA. She died on 07 May 1892 in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, USA.

Notes for William McDOWELL:

From: "McDowell Family History Pennsylvania and Points West" by Doug McDowell, published 2004:

"William and Barbara lived in PA until 1855, where their first six children were born, and then they moved to a farm six miles south of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Here their last two children were born. Barbara's mother must have moved to Beaver Dam at about the same time since "Granny" Sides (Barbara's mother) lived in a small cabin across the road from their farm. The 1860 U.S. Census indicates several members of the McDowell family, the Sides family, and the Trindle family all moved to Beaver Dam together, or about the same time. William and Barbara left their farm near Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, in 1866, soon after their daughter Susan died. They then settled in Allamakee Co., Iowa.

The 1850 U.S. Census has William and Barbara living in Wheatfield Twp., Indiana Co., PA. The next U.S. Census was 1860 and this time we find them in the town of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin, where they arrived in about 1855. The migration continues and in 1870 the U.S. Census shows them to be in Union Prairie Twp., Allamakee Co., IA. They arrived in Waukon, Allamakee Co., IA, in what is believed to be about 1865 or 1866.

The epitaph on his tombstone reads:

"A dear Father lies here below, This monument as our token To him our devotion to show

Of our love that death has not broken"

Burial: 27 Jul 1880, Harlan Cemetery, Butler Co., IA

Cause of death: Chronic Enlargement (death certificate does not indicate what was enlarged)
Occupation: Farmer
Place of Death: Hampton, Franklin Co., IA

Barbara was a full-blooded German woman. She was hard-working, thrifty and very saving. Barbara and Andrew were even-tempered, steady-going parents.

Barbara - burial: May 8, 1892, Harlan Cemetery, Butler Co., IA Cause of death: Apoplexy.

From: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17324389/person/494468960

" William McDowell

" Birth 26 AUG 1815 in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

Generation 3 (con't)

" Death 26 JUL 1880 in Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa

" 1815 26 Aug Birth Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

" 1 source citation

" 1838 ABT Age: 23 Marriage to Barbara Sides Pennsylvania

"
" 1880 26 Jul Age: 64 Death Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa
"
" Occupation Farmer
"
" Burial Hansell, Butler County, Iowa PARENTS
" William McDowell 1785 - 1878

" Susanna Iva E. McWhorter 1785 - 1869

SPOUSE & CHILDREN

"
" Barbara Sides 1818 - 1892
" Birth 12 MAY 1818 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
" Death 7 MAY 1892 in Hampton, Franklin County, Iowa
"
" John J. McDowell 1840 - 1904
" Susannah McDowell 1840 - 1865
" William McDowell 1841 - 1842
" Jacob McDowell 1843 - 1844
" Robert McDowell 1845 - 1921
" Sarah Jane McDowell 1847 -
" William Andrew McDowell 1850 - 1916
" Lydia Matilda McDowell 1853 - 1917
" Mary Catherine McDowell 1856 - 1924
" Samuel Adam McDowell 1858 - 1935


From: http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/13333603/person/1149337920/me... g=0&pgpl=pid%7cpgNum

MCDOWELL, WILLIAM
Land Office: MILWAUKEE Sequence #: 1
Document Number: 25855 Total Acres: 40
Misc. Doc. Nr.: Signature: Yes
Canceled Document: No Issue Date: July 01, 1848
Mineral Rights Reserved: No Metes and Bounds: No
Survey Date: Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: No Entry Classification:
Sale-Cash Entries
Legal Land Description:
# Aliquot Parts Block # Base Line Fractional Section
Township Range Section #
1 NWSE 4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN No
10 N 17 E 17
MCDOWELL, WILLIAM
State: WI Year: 1855


Generation 3 (con't)
County: Dodge County Record Type: STerritorial Census
Township: Beaver Dam Page: 019
Database: WI 1855 State Census Index


From: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?rank=1&new=1&... ngs-g&gsfn=william+&gsln=mcdowell&msbdy=1815&msbpn__ftp=Westmoreland+C ounty%2c+Pennsylvania%2c+USA&msbpn=3123&msbpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393% 7c2%7c3244%7c41%7c3123%7c&msddy=1880&msdpn__ftp=Franklin+County%2c +Iowa%2c+USA&msdpn=1062&msdpn_PInfo=7-%7c1652393%7c2%7c3247%7c1 8%7c1062%7c&cpxt=0&catBucket=rstp&uidh=a14&msbdp=2&msddp=2&_8300400 3-n_xcl=f&cp=12&mssng0=barbara&mssns0=sides&pcat=ROOT_CATEGORY&h= 47686772&db=1880usfedcen&indiv=1

1880 United States Federal Census about William Mcdowel

Name: William Mcdowel
Home in 1880: Ingham, Franklin, Iowa
Age: 65
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Barbara Mcdowel
Father's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender:Male
Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane:
View image Household Members: Name Age
William Mcdowel 65
Barbara Mcdowel 61
John Mcdowel 40
Mary Trindle 23
Ella M. Trindgle 5
Lottie Crawford 21


From: https://www.familysearch.org/s/recordDetails/show?uri=http%3... ysearch.org%2Frecords%2Ftrk%3A%2Ffsrs%2Frr_134071117%2Fp_146417117& hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D

United States Census, 1860 for William Mc Dowell

Name: William Mc Dowell
Residence: , Dodge, Wisconsin
Ward: The Town Of Beaver Dam
Age: 46 years
Estimated Birth Year: 1814
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Gender:Male
Page: 90
Family Number: 116
Film Number: 805405

Generation 3 (con't)

DGS Number: 4298900

Image Number: 00065
NARA Number: M653


From: http://www.clawsonfamily.com/Sides.pdf

Barbara5 Sides (John4, Adam3 Seitz, Johann Joseph2, Johannes1)296 was born Abt. 1818 in

Pennsylvania296. She married William McDowell297. He was born Abt. 1808 in Pennsylvania298, and died Abt. 1874298.

Notes for William McDowell: According to the 1850 census, William and his family were living in Wheatfield Township, Indiana 25 April 22, 2006 County, Pennsylvania. Occupation: Farmer, 1850 Census

Children of Barbara Sides and William McDowell are:

198 i. John S.6 McDowell299, born February 1840 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania300; died April 14, 1904 in Robinson, West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania301. He married Jennie ?302 Abt. 1892302; born August 1859 in New Jersey302;

died Aft. 1904303.
Notes for John S. McDowell: According to the 1900 census, John and Jennie were living in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Burial: Germany Lutheran Cemetery, West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County, Pennsylvania303 Occupation: Carpenter, 1900 census. Marriage: Abt. 1892304

199 ii. Susan McDowell305, born Abt. 1841 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania305.

200 iii. William McDowell306, born October 03, 1841 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306; died June 14, 1842 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306. Burial: Germany Lutheran Cemetery, West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306

201 iv. Jacob McDowell306, born September 28, 1843 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306; died June 09, 1844 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306. Burial: Germany Lutheran Cemetery, West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania306

202 v. Robert McDowell307, born Abt. 1845 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania307.

203 vi. Sarah McDowell307, born Abt. 1846 in West Wheatfield Township, Indiana County,

Pennsylvania307.



Jul 11 from Janice Horak - Found this on Find a Grave web site. Don't know if it is

Generation 3 (con't)

useful, but I added her as a child of William McD & Barbara Sides.

Lydia Mathilda "Tillie" McDowell Kilpatrick

Birth: Mar. 14, 1853

Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1907

Child of William McDowell & Barbara Sides

Family links:

Spouse:
John Kilpatrick (1846 - 1927)*

Children:

Frank Waynard Kilpatrick (1882 - 1944)*

*Point here for explanation

Burial:

Oakland Cemetery
Waukon
Allamakee County
Iowa, USA

Created by: GerbLady

Record added: Dec 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17121582

Re: McWHORTER family of Pennsylvania and Ohio

Posted: 11 Sep 2011 2:19AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: McWHORTER, PUCKETT, DAVIS, MARLIN, BEAL
Thank you for contributing this wonderful history lesson on some of the McWH*RTER clans; I found it fascinating. I descend from Moses McWHORTER of Penn. and South Carolina. I don't have it all in front of me so can only go from memory. Have copied some of what you have to my email as I want to save it.
Gratefully,
Abigail Banks Dennison
ggg-grnd/o Allen Marlin Milton McWHORTER
gg-grnd/o Abbott Milton McWHORTER
g-grnd/o Jessie Lenora McWHORTER

Re: McWHORTER family of Pennsylvania and Ohio

Posted: 11 Sep 2011 12:30PM GMT
Classification: Query
Any new info on the older generations or tidbits would be appreciated.

LeAnn
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