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Joseph McKune

Male 1762 - 1850  (88 years)


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  • Name Joseph McKune 
    Born 1762  Goshen, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 May 1850  Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried McKune Cemetery, Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2579  Thompson
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2012 

    Family 1 Ether Many,   b. 1769, Craigsville, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1787, Mamakating, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years) 
    Married Abt 1783  Blooming Grove, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eunice McKune,   b. 26 Sep 1784, Bloomingrove, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1870, Mamakating, Sullivan Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Robert McKune,   b. 14 Aug 1786, Bloomingrove, Orange County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1861, Lanesboro, Susquehanna County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F942  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Gillett,   b. 1766,   d. Nov 1825, Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 1788  Mamakating, Ulster County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jushua McKune
     2. Joseph McKune
     3. Esther McKune
     4. Charles McKune
     5. Mary Elizabeth McKune
     6. William McKune
    +7. Hezekiah McKune,   b. 01 Sep 1801, Mamakating, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John W McKune
     9. Nancy Agnes McKune
     10. Silas Fowler McKune
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F941  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Phebe Phelps,   b. 29 Oct 1785, Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1827  Harmony, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Joseph McKune Tombstone
    Joseph McKune Tombstone
    Joseph McKune
    Died May 25th 1850
    in the 88th year of his age

  • Notes 
    • Following information is from Sheila McCormack, McKune Family Historian.

      Joseph served in the Revolutionary War in the Orange County Militia. According to SAR & DAR Lineage records, Joseph served as a private in Captain Baly's company, Colonel Wisner's regiment, New York troops, 1775-1776.
      He was married to Ester Many in about 1783. She died, and then in about 1788 he married Anna Gillet, and they lived in Mamakating, Ulster Co. NY (now Sullivan Co., NY).
      In 1812 the family moved to Harmony Twp., Susquehanna Co., PA. Joseph and Anna sold part of their farm to their son, Robert, and 130 acres to their son-in-law, James D. Smith.
      Anna died in 1825 and he then married Phebe Phelps Winters.
      Joseph was a farmer and served as a tax assessor in Harmony Twp. from 1822-1825. He was married 3 times and had 13 children. He wrote his will in 1838 and made provisions for grave stones for his previous wife, Anna, and for himself.


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