Vitals: Capt. James, Jr. & Jane Carnahan Jack

Captain James, Jr. (1719-1776) b & r Green Spring, Newton Twp., Cumberland Co., PA (son of James, Sr. & Elizabeth McNulty)
-military: Captain in Revolutionary War
-burial: Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Newville, Cumberland Co. (See “Show map” for GPS)

Big Spring Cemetery, Cumberland Co., PA

Big Spring Cemetery, Cumberland Co., PA

Jane Carnahan (1722/4-1790/5  ) b. Legional Co., Antrim, NI; r. Newton Twp. (daughter of “The Indian Fighter” Capt. James & Margaret Janny/Janey Carnahan; Homemaker)
-burial: Big Spring Cemetery (See “Show map” for GPS)

Wedding: 1744, Newton Twp. (Some sources say in Legoniel, Country Antrim, NI)

Home: PA Land Warrants & Applications show that James & Jane farmed 50 acres on the N(orth) B(ank) of the Antietem Creek in Cumberland County, 1750


1. Patrick (1745-1817) b. Green Spring, Newton Twp., Cumberland Co., PA; r. Allman’s Run, Indiana Co., PA (m. Anna Story Watson)
-buried: Ebeneezer Cemetery, Lewisville, Indiana County, PA
2. Margaret Eleanor “Nellie” (1746-1820) b. Green Spring; r. Cumberland Co., PA
3. John “Jack” (1747-1815) b. Green Spring; r. East Huntingdon Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA (Is this the John credited with writing the “Hannastown Resolves”?) (m. Nancy McCoy-probably sister to brother Andrew’s wife)
4. James III (1748-1823) b. Green Spring Twp.; r. Bull Creek, West Deer, Allegheny Co., PA)
5. Mary Jane (1749-1821) b. Green Spring; r. Newton Twp. (m. John Cooper; our line)
6. Mary “Polly” (1754-1808) b. Green Spring; Cumberland Co. (m. John Herron)
7. Elizabeth “Bettie” (1760-1824) b. Green Spring; r. Lewisville, PA
8. Margaret Jane “Peggy” (1762-1821) Green Spring; r. Newton Twp.
9. Andrew (1764/70-1884) b. Green Spring; r. Natchez, MS (m1. Elizabeth McCoy-probably sister to brother John’s wife); m2. Nancy Carnahan-possibly a cousin)
10. Nancy Agnes (1764-1833) b. Green Spring; r. Kent, Indiana Co., PA (m. Patrick Hunter)
11. Cynthia (1768-1827) b. Hopewell Twp., PA; r. Cumberland Co. (m. James Hemphill)
-buried: Middle Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery (new), Shippensburg. Cumberland County, PA
12. Hannah (1768-1815) b. Cumberland Co.; r. Middle Spring, PA (m. James Wills)
13. Jemima (1770-1839) b. Green Spring; r. Derry, Westmoreland Co.,PA


“Cpt. James, Jr. & Jane Jack.” Find-a-Grave. 4 September 2018

Internet. 3 January 2009

Internet. 5 January 2012

Internet. “Linda’s Hunter Ancestors.” 6 January 2012

Kevin Alton Miller. e-mail. 10 June 2013

Various Public Member Family Trees & other documents.



Last revised 11/15/18

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