contributed by Vi P. Limric
Milford County was established in 1768. The early settlers are
listed under Lack Twp. Additional settlers are given for each
additional tax year
1763 Lack Twp.
James Armstrong David Bell - William, David and Arthur Bell were brothers. James Calhoon Robert Campbell William Cunningham - Died in 1766 and was the first to buried in Academia Graveyard. Children: William, John (m) Sarah Robison, Alexander, Huntingdon Co., A.B. of Philadelphia, Richard of New Jersey, David of New York, Sarah (m) ____ Carson, Mary (m) ______ McDowell. Robert Crunkelton Jean Hambleton Robert Huston - It is believed that Gen. Samuel Huston of Texas is a decendent of Robert, but no proof has been found. William Irwin John McClellan - From Franklin Co. Married Catharine Buchanan, aunt of President Buchanan and widow of _______ Huston, by whom she had 2 daughters, Jane and Sarah. Children of John McClellan: Daniel, Joseph, John Jr. Nancy (m) James Sanderson, Catharine (m) 1) William Lyons 2) James Hite. Robert Robinson - Children: James (m) Jean Hardy (cousin?), dau of Thomas, Sarah (m) John Cunningham, Alexander (m) Jane Sanderson, John, Lancaster, OH., Elizabeth (m) Alexander Sanderson, Margaret (m) Joseph Shaver, Thomas (m) ____ Elder, 2) Betsy Steel. John Wilson - 2 sons, Nathaniel & William Thomas Wilson
1767 Lack Twp.
John Hardy - Children: William, James, John, Isabella, Betsy (m) John McCormick, Jonathan. Thomas Hardy - (d) 1795. Children: Hugh, John, a Tory moved to Canada, Jean, William, David, Alexander, Thomas Jr. all born in Ireland? John Lyon Sr. - Died ca. 1780. Married sister of Gen. John Armstrong of Carlisle. Children: William (m) Rebecca Graham, sister of William Graham Esq. of Tuscarora, James, Samuel, John Jr.(m) Mary, daughter of John Harris, Molly (m) Benjamin Lyon, tailor and capt. of 5th Pa. Line, Rev. War, Frances (m) William Graham Esq. William Speddy - Served during the campaign of Trenton and Princeton with Capt John Clark Company of Northumberland Co. One of the assessors of Buffalo Twp. in 1782-85. Died near McAlisterville. Two sons, William Jr. and Alexander.
Alex. Denniston heirs George Glassford Daniel McClellan William McCormick Thomas McKeever Thomas Millegan
Thomas Burchfield Wm. Donegal Chorran Joseph Gordon John Henderson John Holmes Philip Land John Parker, renter Purviance & Cox Robert Walker Jr. Single Freemen John Dillon James Kerr Robert Kirkpatrick Neil McCoy Charles McLaughlin Edward Milligan
Arter Ackles John Anderson John Anderson Aquilla Birchfield - One of three brothers who emigrated from MD. Children: Aquilla, Thomas, James (b) 1774, Greenwood Co (m) Rachel Cookson, Robert, plus daughters. Ezekiel Bowen Bennedy Capler/Benjamin Kepner John Christy Samuel Christy John Dickson John Elliot Samuel Fear Philip Fisher William Forist John Freeman William Guston James Henddleston Nelas Hearts Samuel Lyon, Esq. George McCully Mathew McKaskey Joseph Poultney David Scott William Shaw William Stuart Henry Wills Richard Wilson Single Freeman David Bails James Camble Joseph Cashey John Curry John Dust Peter Graham John Lyon James McLaughlin Joseph McMullen John McClelland Thomas Moore Robert Ralston William Shaw Hugh Stoop William Wilson
William Bear John Bowen John Cunningham John Dilling/Dillin Pattis Hart Richard Hall Christopher Irwin James Kerr James Kiles Theophilus McDonald Joseph McCoy Edwin Owen William Wilson John Williams Enoch Williams John Wood Single Freemen John Cunningham Barney Peterson Edward Irvin Nicholas Shrader Hugh McCully Richard Wilson
Robert Boreland John Boner George Crain Charles Cox Samuel Davis Caleb Graydon Epenitus Hart William Henderson Widow Irwin John Kerr John Little John McClelland Jr. Dudley McGee Hugh McCully James Moore Abraham Stills Rudoph Stayors Thomas Turbett Single Freemen John Anderson Thomas Bowle Thomas Gallaher- Emigrated from Ireland (d) 1807. Children: Lucretia, Mary Ann,Thomas Andrew Nelson (printer), Robert Cooper (merchant), Harriet, Sophia. Benjamin Lyon Joseph McCaskey Edward Milligan John Sloan Alex. Snodgrass
James Bigham Thoms Black Matthew Boreland Widow Brown James Campbell Aaron Cotter James Crawford William Gray John Harris John Henderson Francis Hieman Samuel Kearsley Samuel Leonard Joseph McConnell William McCracken Thomas McGlaughlin Daniel Neane William Orr Alexander Reed Joshua Smith George Stewart Philip Walker Samuel Wharton Thomas Wilson Single Freemen Samuel Bell Thomas Cunningham John Irvin Thomas McCahan Nicholas Sheridan Thomas Toner Robert Watson
Hugh Black James Boggs David Boal Thomas Boal James Campbell Tristram Davis James Dever Peter Daly Dutchman Robert Gulliford William Jones John Lyon Jr. Jock Leacock Dennis Molloy James Ross Philip Strouce William Thompson James Williams Alexander Walker Singel Freemen Robert Anderson Adam Chambers John Chambers Thomas Forsythe Benjamin Hickman John Molloy John Moon Felix O'Neal William Thompson