In country's military service during American Revolutionary War.
This James McAffee was born about 1745 and died in 1814, with burial at Warrior Run, PA Cemetery.
"McAffee's came from County Antrim, Ireland to the Colonies in about 1735, a family of weavers. Sinking Springs, (Berkshire Co.), Pa. is somehow connected in their history."
On 4 October 1770 he married Jane Durham. She was born in 1741 in Ireland and died in 1823.
Series 3 of the Pennsylvania Archives shows under-
"Warranties of Land for 1730 - 1898",
James McAffee. 1749 (That may be his father )
James McAffee. 1833 (This may be his son who left for Roscoe 1838.)
Lancaster county 1733-1896 Date of Survey
McAffee, James 50 acres March 29, 1749
Juniata County 1833-1891 Date of Survey
McAffee, James 50 acres June 5, 1833
During the Revolutionary War he served as a Private in the Northumberland County Militia of the Continental Line. He is listed among those "Soldiers Who Received Depreciation Pay as per canceled certificates on file in the Division of Public Records, Pennsylvania State Library."
Headstone In Memory of James McAfee who departed this life March the 4th 1814, aged 74 years. He officiated as an Elder in the Church with high approbation. The memory of the just is blessed Plot 20-KL