John S. McClain (1827 - 1898)

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Birthplace: Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in McClennan, Texas, United States
Occupation: Stock raiser, farmer
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About John S. McClain

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  1.  "Ansearching" News, Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan - Mar 1966.  Page 27.  "John S. McClain married Eleanor A. Mohannah of Ill., daughter of William and Eliza (Brooks) Mohannah of Penn., originally from Ireland.  The great-great-grandmother of Mrs. McClain was the first white girl baby born in Virginia."
  2. A Memorial and Biographical History of McLennan, Falls, Bell and ..., Volume 2. Page 686. "Isaac McClain had married in Kentucky and his son, John S., was six years of age at the time they arrived in Illinois .... ". (read more) page 687. Children are: Mary E., Wife of John J. Ayers; Catherine, wife of M.E. Park; William; John S. Jr., Surelda E., wife of W.C. O'Bryan; Dona E., wife of E.B. Ashbey; Maggie B., and James I.


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John McClain's Timeline

October 20, 1827
Kentucky, United States
June 6, 1856
Age 28
December 13, 1862
Age 35
July 24, 1898
Age 70
McClennan, Texas, United States
Age 70
Moody, McClennan, Texas, United States