John Pitcairn

Ancestry of Major
John Pitcairn

British Commander at Battle of Lexington


    John Pitcairn

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    • 1st Generation
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    • Birth Date:
    • 28 Dec 1722 
    • Birth Location:
    • Dysart, Fife, Scotland 
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    • Death Date:
    • 17 Jun 1775 
    • Death Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Old North Church, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Notes: 
    • Major John Pitcairn was the British commander at the Battle of Lexington where the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired. He later died from wounds suffered at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

  • Marriages for John Pitcairn


    • Spouse:
    • Elizabeth Dalrymple

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