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Thomas McCormick


The son of James McCormick, Thomas was an immigrant to this land, being born in Ulster, Ireland in about 1702. He married Elizabeth Carruth (b. 1705) about 1726, and made the voyage to America along with his brother, Hugh. In 1745, he and his wife took out a warrant for 100 acres of land in Hanover Township, then Lancaster County, PA, next relocating west of the Susquehanna river, in East Pennsboro, where he stayed until he died, in 1762.

Although no documents relating to Elizabeth and Thomas are represented in the McCormick papers, we include Elizabeth's biography here because Elizabeth and Thomas represent the McCormick family's first generation in America.

Thomas and Elizabeth had children: Thomas, b. 1727, married Jean Oliver. James, William, born 1732, married Mary Wiggins. Hugh, born 1735, married Catherine Sanderson. Robert, born 1738, married Martha Sanderson. Elizabeth, born 1740, married Matthew Loudon.

This site is sponsored by the Center for Pennsylvania Cultural Studies at the Pennsylvania State University at Harrisburg, in cooperation with the Historical Society of Dauphin County, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Director of the McCormick Family Papers Project at the Center is Professor Michael Barton.

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