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Notes for David Killough, I

"of Little Britain," b. unknown; some records indicate his birthplace as County Down, Ireland; others indicate Worchester, Mass.; d. 1761 (will was probated 2 SEP 1761), Lancaster Co., Penn.; m. Mary ___ from County Down, Ire. Arrival port in Penn.
believed to be either Port Deposit or Donegal. He was a farmer. He received a land grant in Lancaster Co., Penn., from the king of England on 20 APR 1735. On 4 Mar 1744, the Land Office of Provence issued a deed to David Killough and three other men
for the use of a tract of land for the Presbyterian congregation of Big Spring in Newville, Cumberland Co., Penn. In 1752 he owned land and lived in what is now Frederick County, Md. He sold his interest in the family farm in Cumberland Co., Penn.,
in 1756 and, with his wife Mary, settled along the Cecil County, Md./Lancaster County, Penn., border. The deed, dated 21 JAN 1760, is still in existence for land in Little Britain Twp. (now Fulton Twp.), Lancaster Co., Penn., from Stephen Haird to
DAVID KILLOTH "of Cicell County and Province of Maryland." An ancient certified copy of the will (and letters of administration) is dated 30 SEP 1761. At the time of the probating of the will, his wife Mary, sons David and Thomas, daughters Ann and
Mary Anna, son-in-law William and the youngest sons Allen and Ebenezer (under age 10) were mentioned. Samuel has been proven to be his son also. The order of birth is unknown. The following order of these seven children is different from that used
in previous editions of this book.

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