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John McCorkle, Rev War

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: January 17, 1781 (43)
Guilford County, North Carolina, United States (Lockjaw after wounded at Battle of Cowpens )
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel McCorkle and Jane Alexander Mackey / McCorkle
Husband of Elizabeth McCorkle
Father of Martha Elizabeth Scott and Joseph McCorkle
Brother of Alexander G. McCorkle and Samuel McCorkle

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About John McCorkle, Rev War

•Death: 1781 •Note: He died in the Revolutionary War.

  • careful: there are (at least) 2 John McCorkle's. This one married Elizabeth Ruth.

From Find A Grave Memorial# 66005717

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. 


  1. DAR Ancestor #: A075585
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John McCorkle, Rev War's Timeline

Dauphin, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
July 12, 1768
Age 30
North Carolina, United States
February 1770
Age 32
Augusta, VA, USA
January 17, 1781
Age 43
Guilford County, North Carolina, United States