Bell Anthology - McElwain

The Raymond M. Bell Anthology



McElwain Sussex Co., Delaware &
Cumberland Co., Penna.

Andrew McElwain d 1726 Sussex Co, Del - to Del by 1719 - m Martha---
1.  John
2.  James 1693-1754 Sussex Co m c 1723 Frances Mills d 1773
    a. Robert d 1764 m Sophia Lewes - Presbyterian minister
    b. Prudence m Jacob Whotbank
    c. Andrew 1728-1889 m Comfort Waples
    d. James d 1787
    e. John (see below)
    f. Mary
    g. Frances d 1828
    h. David d 1828 m --- Brown
3. Martha m John Marriner
4. George 1707-1748 Cumberland Co m c1739 Margaret ---, she m2
      John Scroggs - George in Cumberland Co 1744
    a. Andrew 1740-1793 m 1782 Mary ---, she m2 William Lightcap
       Ch: Isabella, Mary, Janet, Rosanna (Shannon), Andrew
    b. Joseph 1743-1822 m c1772 Jeanette Scroggs
       Ch: Margaret (Crow), Ebenezer, Alexander, Andrew, Jane (Graham)

Andrew c1720-1770 Cumberland Co m c1747 Mary Mickey
1. Elizabeth b c1748 m c1769 William Nicholson
2. James 1750-1816 m 1776 Margaret Nicholson d 1823
   Ch: Mary (Steel) 1777- , John S 1779-1845, Ruth (Carnaham) 1782-
         1853, Richard 1784-, Margaret c1786-1828
3. Prudence m c1772 Robert McLean
4. Andrew 1754-1820 m1 1778 Elizabeth Shannon 1759-, m2 1790 Margaret
    Ch: Mary (Richards) 1779-1823, Robert 1781-1853                       (Bell
          Jane (Stewart) 1782-1835, Benjamin 1784-, Andrew 1785-1840,
         Thomas 1787-1855, Elizabeth (Criswell) 1789-1826, Sarah 1791-
         1791, Sarah 1793-, William Bell 1794-1874, James 1796-,
         John 1798-, Stewart 1805-1805
5. Mary
6. Hannah d 1794 m c1780 James McKim
7. Ruth m 1779 George McElwain (see below)
8. Eleanor m1 c1784 James Stewart 1752-1792 m2 Thomas McLaughlin
9. Robert m 1789 Elizabeth McLaughlin - Hempfield Twp, Westmoreland
10. William m 1792 Lydia Curren - Hempfield Twp                       (Co. Pa

The relation of Andrew d 1770 to Andrew d 1726 is not known -
possibly grandnephew. There are other unplaced McElwains
Special thanks to Wilbur J McElwain, Kirkland, Washington
     for his help.                                         

This article was transcribed by Jeanne Walsh of Seward, NE in March 1998.


Raymond M. Bell Anthology     Genealogy in Washington Co., PA

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