James McCord, Jr

about 1750–1785 (Age 35)

The Life of James

When James McCord, Jr was born about 1750, in Ireland, his father, James McCord, was 40 and his mother, Jane Scruggs, was -4. He married Sarah Boal in 1772, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1785, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States.

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James McCord, Jr
Sarah Boal
Marriage: 1772
John Mccord
James L. McCord III
Robert McCORD
Elizabeth H McCord

Spouse and Children

Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States


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    Jane Scruggs





    James McCord


World Events (4)


Age 26

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 26

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 31

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuairt or Mac Cuarta, apparently meaning ‘son of a journey’, which Woulfe suggests may be a reduced form of Mac Muircheartaigh ( see McMurtry ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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