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Hugh McCain897, 897 was born 1729 in Pennsylvania Then Settled On Caine, Creek Nr Waxhaw, North Carolina, USA897, 897, and died 26 Aug 1821 in Waxhaw, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA897, 897.

 Includes NotesNotes for Hugh McCain:
Eleanor was probably the mother of the children- john, williamn, andrew, robert, hugh and james. the other, not sure but probably second wife is Jane Davis, possible mother of some of the children, though most likely he married her after he married Eleanor and Eleanor died in 1789 after the children were born.

John S. MCCAIN b: 1753
William S. MCCAIN b: 1755
Andrew MCCAIN b: 1757
Robert MCCAIN b: 1759
Hugh MCCAIN b: 1761
James MCCAIN b: 1763 in NC
Joseph MCCAIN b: 1777
Eleanor MCCAIN
ID: I1151
Name: Hugh MCCAIN
Given Name: Hugh
Surname: MCCAIN
Sex: M
Title: Sr
The following items concerning the Revolutionary service of HughMcCain Sr, appeared in the Dec 19, 1931, issue of the Charlotte, NC,OBSERVER: "John Nance Garner, Speaker of House ofRepresentatives, was presented with a gavel capable of withstandingvigorous bangs, carved out of sturdy NC hickory, walnut and cedar.

"This gavel was presented to the new democratic speaker byRepresentative John W. Lambeth Jr, Seventh NC District, in befalf ofJ.W. McCain of Waxhaw, its maker and donor.

"In presenting the small mallet to Garner, the NC member said: 'Thehead came from a walnut tree in NC, whereon the tories hanged a wellknown partiot, Hugh McCain, four of whose sons fought for AmericanFreedom, and who suffered the tories to hang him rather than give uphis bold to enrich the enemy.' "

On January 17, 1947, W.B. Smith, McRae, GA, a descentdant of Hugh Jr,Hugh Sr, wrote in regard to the McCain family: "I trace mylineage through mother, Mary Jane Nelson, Prudence McCain, JosephMcCain, Hugh McCain Jr, and Hugh McCain Sr. This came to America in1752 and finally established a home in Waxhaw, NC, in what was thenMecklenburg Co, but Waxhaw was included in Union Co when created 1840.

"He was the first moderaor of the Charlotte Presbytery.

"At Waxhaw there was a post of king's militia under Col. Pickett incolonioal days and this first Hugh married Jane Davis, who was asister of Col. Picketts' wife. The McCains there were pominetplanters, held many slaves, and I have copies of all the willsdivinding their slaves. In the beginning they were all Presbyteriansas you will note the names.

"The first Hugh had had following children: John S. McCain, WilliamS. McCain, James McCain, Hugh McCain, Andrew McCain, Joseph McCain,Eleanor McCain and Jane McCain."

Sept 10, 1943, W.B. Smith wrote ... he had the will of Hugh McCainwhich was made in 1805 and in which he willed part of the place wherehe was then living, in what is now Union Co, NC and near the SCboundary to his son, James McCain. He continued with the statement:"James appeared in York Co on Fishing Creek as early as 1817 where hebought land and lived there the remainder of his life." He alsostated that the name of this James McCain was on the plaque, whichcontains the names of some 75 men who fought in the AmericanRevolution, on the DAR monument on the courthouse square in Monroe,NC.

Birth: 1729 in Antrim, Ireland
Death: 26 AUG 1821 in Union Co, NC
Burial: Tirzah Cem, Waxhaw, NC

Father: Robert MCKEAN b: ?
Mother: Hamilton ? b: ?

Marriage 1 Jane DAVIS b: 1741 in SC
Married: in SC
John S. MCCAIN b: 1753
William S. MCCAIN b: 1755
Andrew MCCAIN b: 1757
Robert MCCAIN b: 1759
Hugh MCCAIN b: 1761
James MCCAIN b: 1763 in NC
Joseph MCCAIN b: 1777
Eleanor MCCAIN

More About Hugh McCain:
Date born 2: 1703, Ireland.
Date born 3: 1729, PA.898
Died 2: 1789, York, PA.

More About Hugh McCain and <Unnamed>:
Marriage 1: 1751899
Marriage 2: 1747900
Marriage 3: 1790901
Marriage 4: 1790901
Marriage 5: 1790901
Marriage 6: 1790, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA.901
Marriage 7: 1790, York, Pennsylvania, USA.901

Children of Hugh McCain are:
  1. +John S Mccain, b. 10 Dec 1753, PA, USA902, d. 09 Mar 1835, Waxhaw, Mecklenburg, NC, USA902.
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