Jay R McClung

8 January 1895–June 1984 (Age 89)
Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Jay R

When Jay R McClung was born on 8 January 1895, in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, 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.

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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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    Straucy Ellen Plummer


Nicholas, West Virginia, United States




    Patricia Ann McClung


    Rachel Lee McClung



    Michael Allen McClung


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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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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: 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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Sources (3)

  • Jay R Mcclung, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jay R Mcclung, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jay Mccling in household of Chas A Mccling, "United States Census, 1910"

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