George Kirkpatrick
Chole Coward
Alexander Kirkpatrick
Elizabeth McCune
John Kirkpatrick
(Abt 1703-1757)


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John Kirkpatrick 1

  • Born: Abt 1703, County Donegal, Ireland 2
  • Marriage (1): Jane McFarland
  • Died: 18 Jul 1757, Injuries In Indian Raid, Letterkenny Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA about age 54
  • Buried: Old Graveyard, Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA 2

bullet  General Notes:

John Kirkpatrick was born in Ulster, Ireland in 1703. He immigrated to the American colony of Pennsylvania in 1720 at the age of 17 and before the greatest influx of immigrants from Ireland. He met and married Jane McFarland in 1726 with whom he had nine children. According to written reports John Kirkpatrick and one of his sons; several other men including John Cessna were killed by Indians attacking them in their fields about 7 miles from Shippensburg, PA. According to Parkinson's Memories of Carlisle's Old Graveyard John Kirkpatrick is buried in the second oldest grave located "between the south fence and the next oldest stone". The stone in graveyard is hard to read and the decipered inscription "John Kirkpatrick who departed this life the 27th day of April 1759". Might the difference in dates be due to difficulty reading the stone? Find A Grave does not have this grave recorded in the old Carlisle graveyard. 2


John married Jane McFarland. (Jane McFarland was born in 1707 in Lurgan, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA 3 and died in 1772 in Letterkenny, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA 3.)



1 Julia Kirkpatrick McKinney.

2 Find A Grave, Find A Grave ( : accessed 8 Jun 2016).

Surety:3, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-06-08), entry for Jane /McFarland/.

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