Ellsworth L. McClaughry

Brief Life History of Ellsworth L.

When Ellsworth L. McClaughry was born on 7 May 1860, in East Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, his father, Samuel Ellsworth McClaughry, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Ann Lewis, was 29. He married Cora Mae Weider on 27 March 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Clear Creek Township, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Pawnee City, Pawnee, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 19 June 1938, at the age of 78.

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Ellsworth L. McClaughry
Cora Mae Weider
Marriage: 27 March 1895
Alfred W McClaughry
Flossie M McClaughry

Sources (9)

  • E L Mccaughey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellsworth L. McClaughry, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • Elsworth Lincoln McClaughry, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1867: Norton, Kansas, United States 1873: Billings, Kansas, United States *Norton renamed Billings in 1873 1874: Norton, Kansas, United States *Billings renamed Norton in 1874

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Irish: possibly of Scottish origin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Clochaire ‘son of the stonemason’. Sometimes, by misinterpretation of clochaire as cloch an rí ‘stone of the king’, the name was ‘translated’ in Ireland as Kingston . A Scottish Gaelic version, Mac Clachair, was Anglicized as McClacher and shortened to Clacher.

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

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