James L. McLin

15 June 1838–11 April 1913 (Age 74)
Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of James L.

When James L. McLin was born on 15 June 1838, in Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, James Gilfillen McLin, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Miers, was 33. He married Mary Jane Fry on 10 November 1859, in Hocking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Wells, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Chester Township, Wells, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 April 1913, in Keystone, Chester Township, Wells, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Keystone, Chester Township, Wells, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James L. McLin
Mary Jane Fry
Marriage: 10 November 1859
Nancy Jane McLin
Sarah Elizabeth McLin
Charles Luther McLin
Mary Antice McLin
Olive A Macklin

Spouse and Children


    Mary Jane Fry


10 November 1859
Hocking, Ohio, United States


    Nancy Jane McLin


    Sarah Elizabeth McLin


    Charles Luther McLin


    Mary Antice McLin


    Olive A Macklin


Parents and Siblings




    Mary G Mclin


    Ellison McLin


    Austres Jane McLinn



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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 3

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 22

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scottish and Irish McLean . See also Macklin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Maclin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James L Mclin, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jas L Mclin, "United States Census, 1900"

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