Hey all, I have run into a brick wall. I have an ancestor by the name of George (or Uriel) McCombs. In a family tree, it does not show any ancestors before him. I was wondering if anyone knows his parents.
He was born in about 1720, in Wigtownshire, Scotland. Sometime during his life he moved to what was then the 13 British Colonies in North America. He died August 6th 1777, in the area of Whitestown, Oneida County, New York, United States. His probable son, Andrew (Andreas McCombs) (born 1742, Stanraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland) also died on the same date. Presumably, he died at the battle of Oriskany, during the revolutionary war. It is presumable then that George could have fought in the battle as well. George was married to Christine Fhelingin, who appears to have been born in 1725, in Wigtownshire, Scotland. Any information would be well appreciated.