McAden, Rev Hugh, was born in Chester Co, graduated at Princeton in 1753; studied theology under the direction of John Blair, at Fagg's Manor, and was licensed to preach by New Castle Presbytery in 1755;  He became pastor of churches in NC in 1759; and died Jan 20, 1781, leaving a widow and 7 children.  He suffered much from the ravages of the British army during the Revolutionary war.  2 days before his death the army passed by, ransacked his house, destroyed his papers and many other valuables, and within 2 weeks thereafter took up their quarters in one of the churches where he had preached.  He faithfully fulfilled his duties and left behind him an honorable memory.