John McCluer Sr.

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When John McCluer Sr. was born in 1731, in Raphoe, County Donegal, Ireland, his father, John Mc Clure, was 35 and his mother, Mrs John Mc Clure, was 21. He married Catherine in 1749, in Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in District 5 James River, Buckingham, Virginia, United States in 1748 and Amherst, Virginia, United States in 1790. He died in 1780, in Rockbridge, Virginia, United States, at the age of 49.

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John McCluer Sr.
Marriage: 1749
John McCluer Sr
Nathan Mcclure
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    Scottish: variant of McClure .

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