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 Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1935 and Union District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. 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.
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.
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