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Person Page 1,642

Roxanna Stuart1

born 25 December 1738, died 25 December 1832

Family: Hugh McDILL (born 1717, died 1832)

Facts and Notes

  • Birth: 25 December 17381
  • Marriage: 1768; Hugh McDILL; IrelandB1,2
  • Arrival: 1793; Baltimore, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USAB; See person note1
  • Arrival: Between 1793 and 1794; Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USAB1
  • Death: 25 December 1832; She died on her 96th birthday1
  • Note: In their book "McDills in America" Robert and Iva Woods state that the vessel that transported Hugh and Roxanna from Ireland was captured by a French privateer and all their goods were taken, including the Family Bible and all their records. They were finally landed at Baltimore, and from there went to northwestern Pennsylvania and settled in what was then Lycoming County, and afterwards designated as Wayne Township, Crawford County. Roxanna Stuart McDill, who was a very small woman, claimed that her family was descended in direct line from the Stuarts of Scotland, the records of which were lost when the vessel was captured by the French.

Citations

  1. [S260] Robert McDill Woods and Iva Godfrey Woods, McDills in America: A History of the Descendents of John McDill and Janet Leslie of County Antrim, Ireland, pages 3, 122
  2. [S746] FamilySearch.org, FamilySearch Family Tree, "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org : modified 12 February 2017, 14:41), entry for Hugh McDill(PID https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/4:1:KJ4J-VD5); contributed by various users. PersonID KJ4J-VD5, Hugh McDill