Patriot Index - Centennial Edition: LISTINGS FOR MCCURDY/McCURDAY: Robert
is shown (and highlighted)
of Rev War:
Alexander: born 1754 Ire., died Jan. 6 1839 PA,
mar. ____, Pvt., PA, PNSR
Archibald: b. Apr. 16, 1752 NC, mar.(1) Margaret
Sellers, (2) Elizabeth Greeley, Capt.,NC, PNSR, WPNS
Hugh: b.c. 1751 Ire., d.Apr. 10, 1832 PA, mar.
Grasselia Walker, Pvt., PA
James: b.c. 1735 PA, d.c. Mar.23, 1803 PA, mar.
Elizabeth ---, PS, PA
James: b.c. 1748 PA, d.c. Jul. 21, 1806 PA, mar.
Ann ---, Pvt., PA
James: b. 1751 SCT, d.Aug. 1828 PA, mar. Mary
McCreary, Pvt., CL, PA
James: b. 1756 IRE, d. p. Feb. 17, 1834 PA, mar.
Nancy McKinney, Pvt.,
John: b.1724 IRE, d. Nov. 10, 1785 CT, mar. Anne
Lord, CS, PS, CT
John: b. Mar. 4, 1760 MA, d. p. 1812 NY, mar.
Mary Reeves, Pvt., MA
John: b. 1746 NH, d. Jun. 4, 1824 NH, mar. Nancy
Cochran, Pvt., NH, PNSR
John: b. 1718 IRE, d. Aug. 6, 1813 NH, mar. Mary
Scoby, PS, NH
John: b. c. 1735 IRE, d. 1820 PA, mar. Mary Fox,
2Lt. CL, PA
John Jr.: b. c. 1758 PA, d. p. 1809 GA, mar. Elizabeth
Groves, Pvt. PA
Robert: b. 1736 PA, d.
May 16, 1810 PA, mar. Ann Creighton, Capt., PA [See
Study Robert McCURDY married Anne CREIGHTON]
Robert: b. c. 1750 SC, d. a. Mar. 6, 1803 SC,
mar. Mary Watson, PS, SC
Thomas: b. 1741-51, d. Sep. 1821 KY, mar. Mary
---, Pvt., CL, PS, NC
William: b. 1730 IRE, d. 1822 PA, mar. Mary ---,
Sources Report Robert McCurdy's Revolutionary Service:
He served with the
Pennsylvania Militia of the Revolutionsry War
Robert McCurdy was žcaptain of
Draught company of Lower end of Leacock twp, 7th Co., 7th Batt., L.C.M.,
commanded by Col. John Boyd elected May 1777. PA Archives Series 5,
Vol VII p 653 for roll of Company see also p. 639.Ó From Genforum.com
PA žSeries II, Vol 13, page 360
shows Lancaster Co. Militia 1777 : 7th Battalion, 7th Co., Capt Robert
The National Society of the DAR
67 page 220; Mrs. Laura Fowler St. Clair. DAR ID Number: 66603 shows:
James Abram*, served, 1777, as sergeant
in Capt. Robert McCurdy's company, 7th battalion, Lancaster County militia,
under Col. George Boyd.
*Sergeant James Abram born in Ireland
, died in Allegheny County, Pa., was married
to Eleanor BRISBON. See BRISBEN
Connection to our McCurdy Line]
Robert McCurdy was lieutenant-colonel
of the Fifth Battalion, Lancaster County Militia, commanded by Colonel
James Crawford**, Captain James Mercer. "Momleers Authentic History
of Lancaster County" says "James Mercer Major", "Robert McCurdy Captain".3
[An entry at the Adams County Historical
society (citing a researcher without source notation) shows him
Lieutenant 8th Battalion, Lancaster County Militia, commanded by Col James
Crawford**, Captain James Mercer. 9 Jan 1777.]
**It appears from some sources that
the John Boyd mentioned above was in third Company Seventh Batallion. "
HAMILTON, JAMES 1743-1815. Private, Capt. John Rowland's Company, Col.
John Ferree's Battalion, Lancaster County, PA Associators, July 5, 1775;
First Lt., Third Company, Seventh Battalion, Col. John Boyd, Lancaster
County, PA Militia, Dec. 8, 1777. [sons
of the Revolution 1898]