William Patton McClellan

Brief Life History of William Patton

When William Patton McClellan was born on 10 May 1898, in Scott, Virginia, United States, his father, William Logan McClelland, was 37 and his mother, Malissa Jane Smith, was 27. He married Mary Virginia Butt on 4 January 1927, in Tavares, Lake, Florida, United States. He lived in Norfolk City Voting Precinct 20, Norfolk, Virginia, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He died on 29 March 1979, in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Norfolk, Norfolk County, Virginia, United States.

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William Patton McClellan
Mary Virginia Butt
Marriage: 4 January 1927

Sources (17)

  • William P McClellan, "United States 1950 Census"
  • William Patton Mcclellan, "Virginia, Birth Certificates, 1912-1913"
  • William Patton McClellan, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) and Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) Faolán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of faol ‘wolf’. See also McLellan , compare Whelan .

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

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