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Hugh Weir (abt. 1725 - 1779)

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Hugh Weir
Born about in Enniskillen, Antrim, Irelandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of , and [half]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 21 Aug 2012 | Last significant change: 16 Jun 2018
09:41: Dale Berry edited the Biography for Hugh Weir. [Thank Dale for this]
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Categories: DNA AOI 394713 | Enniskillen, Fermanagh.



Hugh WEIR. [1]

Research Notes

  • Enniskillen is actually in the County of Fermanagh.
  • Rootsweb thread suggests that alternate parents might be Robert Weir and Martha Smith.
  • Rootsweb thread indicates wife Margaret McEWEN. Children consistent with this profile.


This profile is of interest in my DNA research, if you are a descendant and have had your autosomal DNA tested, please contact Veronica Williams. I am interested in possible connections with a triangulated match between A148981, T019600 and T717072 at GEDmatch. Please refer my Free Space Page regarding BRITTON possible Triangulated Groups - Chromosome 17.


  1. WikiTree profile Weir-452 created through the import of Remmel Family Tree.ged on Aug 20, 2012 by Pam Remmel.

Hugh Weir 1725 Hugh Weir 1725, Birthdate: circa 1725 (54), Birthplace: County Antrim, Ireland, Death: August 3, 1779 (50-58), Rockbridge, Augusta, Virginia. Immediate Family: Son of George William Weir and Jean Weir (Good) Husband of Margaret Weir (McEwen) Father of Margaret Montgomery; Susannah Buchanan; Jean Cunningham; Jonathan Weir; Abraham Weir; Elizabeth McCutcheon; Jonathan James Weir; Joseph Weir; James Weir; Mary Walker; Hugh Weir and LT George Weir « less , Brother of Anabell Weir; John Weir and James Weir

HUGH WEIR 1725 to 1779 and Margaret had sons that fought at the battle of King's Mountain during the Revolutionary War. (Captain Samuel Weir - Captain John Weir - James Weir – Jonathan Weir - Joseph Weir)

James Weir is the son of Hugh Weir & Margaret Elizabeth (McEwen) Weir. He was a Revolutionary War Soldier who served with Colonel Campbell's Virginia Regiment at the Battle of Kings Mountain and at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

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Hugh is 17 degrees from Babe Ruth, 32 degrees from Juha Soini and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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