5. Richard2 McClure (unknown1) was born in Ulster, N. Ireland about 1700. Richard died 1774 in Paxtang Twp, Lancaster Co, PA, at 74 years of age.

He was a native of Ulster, together with his family, came to America and settled in Paxtang Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, prior to 1730, and took up a tract of 630 acres of land. Of his family, all born in the north of Ireland

Several other McClure families settled in this same vicinity at about the same time, William McClure in Paxtang, David McClure in Donegal. They were related, but in what degree is not now known. David McClure is said to have come from the parish of Raphoe, County Donegal, Ireland; and it is almost certain that they all came from that vicinity source: Pioneer McClure Families of the Monongahela Valley

Richard McClure had the following children:

child + 11 i. Thomas3 McClure was born about 1716.

child + 12 ii. John McClure was born about 1718.

child + 13 iii. Charles McClure was born about 1720.

child + 14 iv. Richard McClure was born about 1723.

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