Jay R McClung

Male8 January 1895–June 1984

Brief Life History of Jay R

When Jay R McClung was born on 8 January 1895, in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, Rev Charles Allen McClung, was 32 and his mother, Mary Lewis Champe, was 32. He married Straucy Ellen Plummer in 1925, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Union District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940 and United States in 1949. He registered for military service in 1919. He died in June 1984, in Summersville, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States.

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Jay R McClung
Straucy Ellen Plummer
Marriage: 1925
Patricia Ann McClung
Rachel Lee McClung
Mrs Ellen Arlene Mcclung Bailey
Michael Allen McClung

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  • Jay R McClung, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jay R. Mcclung, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Jay R Mcclung, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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  • Marriage
    1925Nicholas, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 1

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 3

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 24

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish or Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Luinge ‘son of Lunge’, a personal name probably meaning ‘seafarer’, although the literal meaning is ‘ship’, from Latin navis longa.

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

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