This site contains information on the (1) descendants of John McKinney, born about 1748 in Ireland, and (2) ancestors and descendants of Lieutenant William Stewart born 1738 in County Donegal, Ireland. It also includes the related families beginning with the earliest known forebear in each line. No living individual is included. I have information on a number of these living individuals that I will be pleased to share with you if you so desire.

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Following McKinney and Stewart below is the earliest known forebear in each of the principal related lines. You have the option to go directly to that individual by clicking either INDIVIDUAL or PEDIGREE to the right.

 

McKINNEY AND STEWART

 

 

McKinney, John, born 1748 in Ireland. He served in the First Battalion, Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.

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Stewart, Lieutenant William, born 1738, came to Colonial America in 1745 with his mother and siblings. He was adjutant in the Second Battalion of the Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Militia during the American Revolutionary War.

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Aminadab, the earliest Stewart in the maternal line, born about 100 AD.

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Ere of Irish Dairiada, the earliest Stewart in the

paternal line, born about 400 AD

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RELATED LINES

 

 

Boyles, John, born, 1765 in County Donegal, Ireland.                     

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Delp, George, born 1760.

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Emmerich (Emerick), Christoff, born 1586 in the Lower Palatinate in the Holy Roman Empire.

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Galbraith, James, born 1666 in Ireland.

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Gass, John, born about 1675 in England.

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McKibben, John, born about 1698 in Ireland.

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Jack, James, born March 7, 1680 in Edinburgh, Midlothan, Scotland.                     

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OTHER FOREBEARS AND INDIVIDUALS

OF INTEREST

 

 

Brown, Jeremiah Zachariah, born November 7, 1839, was awarded the Medal of Honor for Heroic action while leading a charge of 100 men of the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry at Petersburg, Virginia on October 27, 1864, during the Civil War.

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Emerich (Emerick), Johann Michel, great-grandson of Christoff Emmerich (Emerick) who came to Colonial America with the 1708 Palatines. It is a poignant story of our early forebear and the hardships he endured.

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McKinney, Anthony, born July 8, 1831, served in the 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War and was wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia.

 

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Stewart, Robert Wright, born March 11, 1866 was a Major in the Rough Riders in the Spanish-American War, a Colonel in the South Dakota National Guard and Chief Executive of the Standard Oil Company of Indiana.

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Fitz Alan, Walter, First High Steward of Scotland, born about 1106, Paisley Abbey, Renfrewshire, Scotland.               

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Stewart, Sir John, of Bonkyl, was killed at Falkirk, Scotland on July 22, 1298 while defending the left flank of the Scottish line against the English Army. This battle was depicted in the movie, “Brave Heart”.

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King James VI of Scotland, born June 19, 1566 at Edinburgh Castle and died March 27, 1625 at Theobalds, England. (10th cousin 5 times removed of Lieutenant William Stewart.)

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Stuart, Mary Queen of Scotland, Executed at

Fotheringay Castle, Scotland on February 1, 1587 (9th cousin 6 times removed of Lieutenant William Stewart.)

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Stewart, Sir William, born about 1582 in Scotland who went to Ireland in 1608 during the Plantation of Ulster to protect the Scottish and English settlers.

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Stewart, Sir William, First Viscount of Mountjoy, born 1650, entered Derry with his regiment of six companies following the closing of the city gates by the ‘prentice boys’ on December 7, 1688 and was a very important

part in the defense in the Siege of Derry.

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