My MCPHERSON Branch

My McPHERSON Branch

Daniel McPherson b. c. 1692, Inverness, Scotland, m. c. 1712, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Ruth Shires, b. c. 1696, England, d. 1747, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Daniel died 1755, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

I. Stephen McPherson b. c. 1725, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. 07 Feb 1749, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Mary Pyle, b. 04 Dec 1731, Chester County, Pennsylvania, (daughter of John Pyle and Rachel Walters) d. c. 1780, Loudoun County, Virginia.  Stephen died 02 Feb 1799 in Loudoun County, Virginia.

A. John Stephen McPherson b. c. 1752, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) July 1771, in New Garden MM, Chester County, Pa., Phoebe Hutton, b. 1755, Pennsylvania, d. 1788, Frederick County, Virginia, m. (2) 06 Jul 1789, in Frederick County, Virginia, Jemimah Murdock, b. 1770, (daughter of Joseph Murdock and Unknown). John died 1804, Belmont County, Ohio.

1. Stephen W. McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Phoebe Hutton) b. c. 1772, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. 11 Dec 1794, in Frederick County, Virginia, Phoebe Murdock, (daughter of Joseph Murdock and Unknown). Stephen died c. 1844, Giles County, Virginia.

a. Sarah (Sally) McPherson b. c. 1795, Loudoun County, Virginia, m. 29 Aug 1814, in Bedford County, Virginia, Abram Fielder. Sarah died 11 Oct 1856, Morgan County, Kentucky.

b. Mary (Polly) McPherson b. c. 1796, d. 28 Sep 1859, Mercer County, West Virginia.

c. Catherine McPherson b. c. 1799, Bedford County, Virginia, m. 18 May 1831, in Giles County, Va. Thomas Harris, b. c. 1763, (son of John Harris) d. 25 May 1861, Lee County, Virginia. Catherine died > 1861.

* Descendants of Catherine McPherson

d. John Stephen McPherson b. c. 1800, Bedford County, Virginia, m. 22 Jul 1822, in Bedford County, Virginia, Martha "Patsy" Woodridge. John died > 1870, Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

e. Jesse McPherson b. 1803, Belmont County, Ohio, m. 25 Aug 1833, in Giles County, Virginia, Nancy Harris, (daughter of Thomas Harris). Jesse died 1857, Morgan County, Kentucky.

f. Joseph McPherson b. 1803, Bedford County, Virginia, m. 15 Sep 1832, in Giles County, Virginia, Lavina Smith. Joseph died 1861, Morgan County, Kentucky.

2. John McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Phoebe Hutton) b. 1775, Virginia, m. 09 May 1798, in Bedford County, Va., Margaret "Polly" Murdock, (daughter of Joseph Murdock and Unknown). John died Ohio.

3. Phoebe McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Phoebe Hutton) b. c. 1778, Frederick County, Virginia.

4. Daniel McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Phoebe Hutton) b. 1781, Frederick County, Virginia, m. (1) 15 Dec 1801, in Bedford County, Virginia, Sarah "Sally" Murdock, m. (2) 21 Sep 1837, Nancy Barnes. Daniel died 04 Mar 1861, Fulton County, Illinois.

5. Mary McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Phoebe Hutton) b. 1783, Frederick County, Virginia, m. James Sinclair.

6. Phoebe McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. c. 1792, m. Unknown Lamb.

7. Elizabeth McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 1793, Frederick County, Virginia, m. William Anderson, b. 17 Jan 1817, Belmont County, Ohio.

8. Sarah McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 1796, Virginia, m. 10 Nov 1814, in Belmont County, Ohio, Joseph Hart.

9. William McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. c. 1799, Bedford County, Virginia, m. (1) Susannah Barlow, m. (2) 17 Jul 1817, in Belmont County, Ohio, Elizabeth. William died 05 Aug 1881, Clinton County, Ohio.

10. Solomon Messor McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 31 Jan 1800, Bedford County, Virginia, m. 01 Nov 1820, Elizabeth Parrish. Solomon died 16 Mar 1846, Tuscarawas County, Ohio.

11. Elijah McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 1802, Bedford County, Virginia.

12. Ruth McPherson (daughter of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 1803, Belmont County, Ohio, m. 14 Sep 1827, in Belmont County, Ohio, J. R. Gaston.

13. Joseph McPherson (son of John Stephen McPherson and Jemimah Murdock) b. 13 May 1804, Belmont County, Ohio, m. 15 Mar 1827, in Belmont County, Ohio, Elizabeth Hart. Joseph died 28 Dec 1886, Athens County, Ohio.

B. Stephen McPherson b. 1753, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) 24 Feb 1781, in Fairfax County, Virginia, Ann Quaintance, m. (2) 02 Jul 1791, in Loudoun County, Virginia, Sarah Hibbs.

C. Rachel McPherson b. 1755, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. c. 1777, in Loudoun County, Virginia, Richard Boyce.

D. Joseph McPherson b. 1755, Chester County, Pennsylvania, d. > 1820, Loudoun County, Virginia.

E. Daniel McPherson b. 1758, Frederick County, Virginia, m. 20 Jun 1793, in Pennsylvania, Mary Bond. Daniel died 03 Mar 1832, Highland County, Ohio.

F. Ruth McPherson b. 1763, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. c. 1785, in Virginia, Mathias Merrill.

G. Jesse McPherson b. c. 1765, Chester County, Pennsylvania

H. William McPherson b. 1766, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. 25 May 1787, in Virginia, Ruth Fred. William died 1827, Loudoun County, Virginia.

I. James McPherson b. 1767, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. Elizabeth Davis/Loudin. James died 06 Sep 1839, Harrison County, West Virginia.

II. Nancy Ann McPherson b. 1714, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. 15 Dec 1733, in Wilmington, Delaware, Nathaniel Carter, b. 1707, Dublin, Ireland, (son of Nicholas Carter and Margaret Bennington). Nancy died 22 Sept 1795, North Carolina.

III. John McPherson b. 06 Nov 1718, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. c. 1740, in Pennsylvania, Mary Green, b. 02 Apr 1722, Prince George County, Virginia, (daughter of John Green and Abigail) d. 27 Oct 1813, North Carolina. John died 16 Mar 1798, North Carolina.

IV. Daniel McPherson b. 1722, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Mary Richardson. Daniel died 1789, Berkeley County, Virginia.

V. William McPherson b. 1726, Chester County, Pennsylvania, m. (1) 06 Jul 1747, in Wilmington, Delaware, Margaret Trego, m. (2) Phoebe Passmore, (daughter of William Passmore and Mary Heald). William died 1817, North Carolina.

VI. Othneil McPherson b. c. 1732, Chester County, Pennsylvania, d. c. 1744, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Killed by lightening.

 

 

 

 

 

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