John McCorkle, Ensign

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John McCorkle, Ensign

Birthdate: (36)
Birthplace: Augusta, Virginia
Death: circa January 17, 1781 (32-40)
Guilford, North Carolina, United States (Lockjaw from wounds in battle of Cowpens)
Place of Burial: Guilford, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander McCorkle and Mary McCorkle
Husband of Rebeckah Anderson Glasgow
Father of Alexander R. McCorkle; Samuel McCorkle; Catherine McCorkle; William McCorkle and John McCorkle
Brother of James McCorkle; Andrew McCorkle; Sarah Bolin Chapman; William McCorkle; Mary McCorkle and 3 others

Managed by: Juanita Millhouse
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About John McCorkle, Ensign

Married Rebecca Anderson McNutt. She married 2nd to Arthur Glasgow.

John McCorkle was born 1745 in Lexington Rockbridge County Virginia, USA and died Jan. 17, 1781 Guilford Guilford County North Carolina, USA Burial: Body lost or destroyed Specifically: Military ceremony around Guilford, NC

An Ensign in the Virginia Militia under James Gilmore's Rifles and General Daniel Morgan. Fought and was mortally wounded during the Revolutionary Battle of Cowpen's, SC. Died from lockjaw days later around Gilford, NC. 

Sources

  1. DAR Ancestor #: A075591
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 66005717
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John McCorkle, Ensign's Timeline

1745
1745
Augusta, Virginia
1773
1773
Age 28
1775
1775
Age 30
1781
January 17, 1781
Age 36
Guilford, North Carolina, United States
January 1781
Age 36
Guilford, North Carolina, United States
1781
Age 36
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