Cairns Sterrett

M, b. 1721, d. 1798
Father*Benjamin Sterrett b. c 1670, d. 1739
Mother*Isabelle (?) b. c 1675, d. a 1739
     Cairns Sterrett 4. Cairns Sterrett (of Benjamin1).
Said to have been born about 1721, died in 1798, in Franklin County, Pa. His will, on file, is registered March 28, 1798, Book B, p. 52. He came to Franklin County from Cumberland County in 1784. Married Maria Mayes, whose will is also on file, dated August 15, probated November 13th, 1800, Franklin County; son John, executor.


+ i. Benjamin, d. March, 1791; will on file; names his father,
Cairns, extr; wife, Mary; children, Samuel, Rebecca and
ii. Cairns, d. Oct, 1816; letters of adm. to William Sterrett.
iii. Samuel.
+ 9. iv. William, m. Margaret (???).
+10. v. John, b. May 5, 1760; d. 1811; m. Myrtilla Irwin.
vi. James, his will on file, Hagerstown, Md, dated April 6,
1799, he called of Williamsport, Washington County, Md;
names beloved wife Ann; daughter Maria; daughter
Agnes; bequeaths land in state of Kentucky, left to him by
his father, Cairns, to his son, James Sterrett; refers to
unborn child. Extrs., Wm. McClelland and John Sterrett,
both of state of Pennsylvania. Will sworn to by witnesses,
Aug. 5, 1799.
vii. Isabel.
viii. Rebecca.

He was Ancestral File Numbe at X3N1-7K. He married Maria Mayes. Cairns Sterrett was born in 1721 at Scotland. He was the son of Benjamin Sterrett and Isabelle (?). Cairns Sterrett died in 1798 at Franklin, Pennsylvania.