The following references to Thomas McCoy were found in the Penna. State Archives volumes, regarding Revolutionary War service. No conclusions are drawn as to whether this is Thomas McCoy, husband of Elizabeth Baskins, but there does not appear to be another man of that name in the vicinity.

Fifth Series Vol. II. Sixth Pennsylvania Battalion. Page 198 - "N. B. Seventy-eight of the men in column wanting to complete, were killed or taken prisoner at the Three Rivers. Two sergeants and sixteen privates were taken at Grand Isle, 24th July. One corporal missing since 13th of October. Ensign Thomas McCoy, who was thought to be killed, and in whose place Mr. King was appointed, is yet alive, and at St. John's.... This battalion reached Carlisle on its return March 15, 1777 and was re-enlisted for three years, or the war, as the Seventh Pennsylvania of the Continental Line." Complete text.

Fifth Series Vol. II. Sixth Pennsylvania Battalion. Col. William Irvine. Page 227 - "Ensigns. McCoy, Thomas, appointed August 1, 1776; taken October 1, 1776; exchanged August 10, 1777." Page 228 - "Privates. McCoy, Thomas, enlisted February 14, 1776; promoted ensign August 1, 1776."

Fifth Series Vol. IV. Continental Line. Seventh Pennsylvania. Jan. 1, 1777 - Jan. 17, 1781. Page 200 - "Ensigns. McCoy, Thomas, prisoner." Page 208 - "Second Lieutenants. Thomas McCoy, from ensign; exchanged August 10, 1777; dismissed the service, Nov 10, 1778." Page 208 - "Ensigns. McCoy, Thomas, a prisoner; promoted second lieutenant." Page 228 - "Ensigns. McCoy, Thomas, August 1, 1776; appointed first lieutenant August 13, 1777." Page 293 - "Roll of Captain William Bratton's Company in the Seventh Pennsylvania Regiment, Commanded by Colonel William Irvine, September 9, 1778. First Lieutenant. Thomas McCoy."

Fifth Series Vol. IV. Continental Line. Ninth Pennsylvania. Page 383 - Second Lieutenants. McCoy, Thomas, January 15, 1777; late a prisoner at Quebec."

Penna. Archives, Fifth Series, Volume VI, "Muster Rolls Relating to the Associators and Militia of the County of Cumberland." - Page 458, "Seventh Battalion. 5th Class. In Service January, 1778. First Lieutenant. Thomas McCoy." Page 469, "Sixth Company. First Lieutenant. Thomas McCoy, Feb 6, 1778; in place of Samuel Adair, deceased." Page 464, "Sixth Company. First Lieutenant. Thomas McCoy, May 14, 1778."

Fifth Series Vol. II. Page 678 - Continental line. First Pennsylvania. "Recruiting Officers Detailed for General Wayne's Division Pennsyvania Line - Officers Names and the Places They Intend to Recruit in for Gen. Wayne's Division, 1778. - 7th Penna. Line. Lieut. Thomas McCoy, Cumberland County."

Fifth Series Vol. IV. Continental Line. Depreciation Pay. Cumberland County Militia. Page 295 - "Thomas McCoy." (Also listed are Gilbert, James, Alexander & William McCoy; Jame Atcheson; William Atkinson.)

       Born - Abt 1705, Ireland
       Died - Abt 1781 Rye Twp., Cumberland Co., Pa.
 Spouse - Mary ---
       Born - Abt 1708 
       Married - Abt 1734 
       Died - Abt 1766 
     2 - Alexander MC COY
           Born - Abt 1737 
           Died - 1812
 Spouse - Unknown.
     2 - THOMAS MC COY (Lt.)
           Born - Abt 1739, Ireland
           Died - Aug 1784 Rye Twp., Cumberland Co., Pa.
           Born - Abt 1750 Pa.
           Mar. - Abt 1768 Cumberland Co., Pa.
           Died - Abt 1800 Perry Co., PA
           Dau of James BASKINS & Elizabeth MITCHELL(?)
         3 - James McCoy b 1771 - d in infancy
             John McCoy b 1772
             Sarah McCoy b 1774 - d in infancy
             Gilbert McCoy b 1776; d 19 May 1857; m Mary Atkinson
             William McCoy b 1778
             Thomas McCoy b 1782; d 1867; m Keziah Atkinson
             David McCoy b 1784; d in infancy
            +MARY McCOY b 1769; d Monroe Co OH; m WILLIAM ATKINSON