James Jack, Sr. (1705-1790) b. Ballykelly, Derry, Ireland; r. Newton Twp., Cumberland Co., PA? (Some sources believe he stayed in Ireland and buried in Ardstraw.) (son of Patrick James & Eleanor Elizabeth Jervis Jack; blacksmith)
-military: Captain in Northern Ireland Militia, County Down, at the time of persecution of Protestants by Roman Catholics. He may have been deported to the Americas as a “convict” sometime in 1769, after having fought as a Captain in Northern Ireland Militia, County Down, at the time of persecution of Protestants by Roman Catholics. He appears on a US/Canada Immigration List index in 1769 as a “convict” and is listed as an “inmate” in 1770 US Census records in East Caln, Chester County, Pennsylvania. One source has him serving in the American Revolutionary War later. He may have been widower to first marriage of Jane ___.
Elizabeth McNulty (1705-1792)
-burial: probably Ardstraw, Tyrone, Northern Ireland
-married: about 1725, Ardstraw
1. John (1725/6-1808) b. Ardstraw; r. South Huntington Twp., Westmoreland Co., PA
2. Elizabeth (1727-1792) b. Ardstraw; r. Newton Twp. (m. James William Kilgore)
3. James, Jr. (1728-1776)* r. Newton Twp. (m. Jane Carnahan – our line)
4. Martha (1729- )*
5. Patrick (1730-1821)*
6. Andrew (1731-1818) b. Tyrone; r. Hopewell Twp.
7. Eleanor ( ) (m. ___ Carnahan)
8. Samuel (1736-1818) b. Tyrone; r. Hopewell Twp.
*May have been born in Cumberland Co., PA, according to one source
“James Jack.” 6 January 2012
“James Jack, Sr.” 30 May 2013
Various Ancestry.com Public Member Family Trees & other sources
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