John MCCORD ID#6740, b. 25 November 1738, d. 15 November 1806
Father*Johannes "John" MCCORD1,2 b. 1685, d. a 2 Mar 1764
Mother*Isabell (surname unknown)2 b. 1698
Birth*John MCCORD was born on 25 November 1738 in Virginia. One source gives birth date as 5 September 1738 and born in Pennsylvania.3,4,2 
He was the son of Johannes "John" MCCORD and Isabell (surname unknown).1,2 
Tax Rolls*John McCord is on the list of tithes for Bedford County in 1 August 1763. Page 73.5 
WillIn Johannes "John" MCCORD's will dated 2 March 1764 in Moremans River, Albemarle County, Virginia, John MCCORD was named as executor; McCord, John Senior, Albemarle County Wills and Administrations, pp. 158-159. Will pro. 8 Mar. 1764., pp. 171-172. Inv. & appr. rec. 11 Oct. 1764. Will Book 2, 1752-1785 (Reel 34), Library of Virginia.1,6 
PropertyJohn McCord purchases 50 acres of land in Bedford County from Robert Irvin on 15 January 1774. Bedford Deed Book 5, Page 183 (Image 123).7
Property*John McCord and Agnes McCord of Bedford County deed 25 acres to Charles Gosnell on 26 February 1774. John McCord obtained the land from Robert Irvin, who obtained it from Robert Shiply. The deed is signed by John McCord and Agnes McCord. It is witnessed by John Irvine and John Rodgers. Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book 5, page 186 (Image 124).7
Church Record*John McCord, Samuel McCord and William McCord sign the Petition of Baptists to stop persecustion of Baptists by the established Church of England. Baptist and non Baptist residents of Virginia signed this document. The above McCords signed a petition that was sent from Albemarle and Amherst counties. 
Court Record*John McCord is listed on "A List of Petit-Jurymen and Jury Men in Civil Causes" in Long Cane and Places Adjacent, Ninety-Six District, South Carolina - 1778-1779.8 
Census 1800*He appeared on the census of 1800 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, John McCord Sen. - Males 26-44 2, 45+ 1, Females 10-15 1, 16-25 1, 45+ 1.9 
Will*He left a will on 30 October 1806 in Abbeville County, South Carolina. His will mentions: sons John, James, William, Robert and Joseph; daughters Margaret McCord, Eleanor McCord, Agnes W. Farlin, Elizabeth McCord and Isabell McCrakin; grandson William Stuart McCord. Witnesses are John Hairston, Josiah Chambers and Andrew Paul.10,11 
Death*He died on 15 November 1806 at age 67.4 
Burial*He was buried in Upper Long Cane Cemetery, Abbeville County, South Carolina.4 
Probate*His estate was probated on 25 November 1806 in Abbeville County, South Carolina.10 



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  1. [S3210] Miller, W. Harris. History and Genealogies of the Families of Miller, Woods, Harris, Wallace, Maupin, Oldham, Kavanaugh, and Brown (illustrated): with interspersions of notes of the families of Dabney, Reid, Martin, Broaddus, Gentry, Jarman, Jameson, Ballard, Mullins, Michie, Moberley, Covington, Browning, Duncan, Yancey, and others. Richmond, Ky.:, unknown repository.
  2. [S3454] Lofquist, Margaret U., The Genenealogical Record of Some McCord Families in America 1965,
  3. [S233] Moss, Bobby Gilmer, Roster of South Carolina Patriots in the American Revolution. Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.,
  4. [S3148] U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963:
  5. [S3602] The Virginia Genealogical Society. Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly and Magazine of Virginia Genealogy. Volume 23, August 1985, Number 3,
  6. [S3588] King, J. E. S. (1940). Abstracts of wills, inventories, and administration accounts of Albemarle County, Virginia (1748-1800) Amherst County, Virginia (1761-1800)., Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  7. [S3600] Bedford County, Virginia Deed Book 5 1753-1778, Film 1940779, DGS 7842541, Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  8. [S3180] The Jury Lists of South Carolina 1778-1779, Compliled by Ge Lee Corley Hendrix and Morn McKoy Lindsay, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980,
  9. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  10. [S3066] South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, SC.
  11. [S3453] Will of John McCord - 1806, Abbeville District, South Carolina; Recorded 25 November 1806, Will Book 1, Page 331, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
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