Alexander McCandless
Family Genealogy
Peachbottom/Delta York County
Land Surveyed for Alexander McCandless 1753




Allexander McCandless  born 1734 Scotland he died in  1766 in Fawn Township
in York Co Pa
married Elizabeth Ross born 1727  died July 15th 1780       
daughter of Hugh and Elizabeth Ross
Will of Alexander McCandless

Children son of Alexander and Elizabeth
James  McCandless born (?)   died (?)
married (?)

James McCandless born (?) died  1788 in Fawn Twp York Co Pa
married (?)    His will written 1788
Rev War in one of the Battalions that marched from York Co Pa  to New York  for Duty with George Washington
History: Fawn Township, York County Pennsylvania

daughter of James:   Sarah McCandless born about 1766  died York Pa Feb. 7, 1845
married  Col. George Spangler son of Baltzer Spengler   York Pa

son of James McCandless
Alexander MCCandless born (1763)    died 1812
burried at the Slate Ridge Cem. His gravestone pictured below.

INFORMATION  from Janes McCandless Will:

Early Highways: Alexander McCandless  Helping to lay out the York Road - from York to the Maryland

This is the Gravestone of Alexander McCandless  Born 1763 Died 1812
Burried in the
Slate Ridge Cemetery Delta, Pa
This is the earliest McCandless that I can find in York Co PA

I believe this is the son of James McCandless, James being the son of Alexander McCandless the Alexander that is our first McCandless to come to America




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Another McCandless sometimes  confused
with the Alexander born in 1734
Alexander McCandless
  Born 1727 died 1780