The McGough Family
Robert McGough was born in County Down, North Ireland around 1725 to 1730, and came to America in 1771. His family fled to the U.S. due to British oppression, and settled in South Carolina.
Robert fought in the Revolutionary War, serving first under General Horatio Gates and then under General Nathaniel Green. He was severely wounded by two sabre cuts, one to the head and one to the shoulder.
Children of Robert McGough:
John McGough was born on August 21, 1761 in County Down, North Ireland. He moved with his family to the U.S. in 1771.
John married Elizabeth Carson in Abbeville County, SC in 1782.
|Children of John
Matilda McGough married Marshall C. Sharp on November 30, 1819.