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McVicker, Duncan - Capt.
Captain Duncan McVickerâ€”born 1739 and died 1818 - was born in Scotland. He went to the north of Ireland and thence at the age of eighteen emigrated to the province of New Jersey. He served through the Revolutionary war, being at first a lieutenant and afterward a captain in the Second New Jersey Line. He married Miss Laurie. He is buried at Schellsburg, Pennsylvania. His son, Alexander,â€”born 1773 and died 1832,â€”who was justice of the peace by appointment of Governor Hiester, was the father of Duncan McVicker,â€”born 1799 and died 1879,â€”who was appointed justice of the peace by Governor Johnson. Sarah J.,â€”born in 1837,â€”the daughter of Duncan McVicker, became the wife of A. P. Hamaker in 1857.
Our county and its people: a historical and memorial record of Crawford County, Pennsylvania by Samuel P. Bates, 1899, Biography of Winters D. Hamaker, pages 693-696.