Langdon Cheirs McCrary

Brief Life History of Langdon Cheirs

When Langdon Cheirs McCrary was born on 15 February 1850, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Albert B McCrary, was 37 and his mother, Mary Catherine Harris, was 32. He married Alice Jane Grogan about 1875, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pendleton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 30 years and Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1910.

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Langdon Cheirs McCrary
Alice Jane Grogan
Marriage: about 1875
Albert P. McCrary
George Grogan McCrary
Miles P. McCrary
Katherine Anderson McCrary
Thomas B McCrary

Sources (9)

  • Langdon C McCrary in household of Albert McCrary, "United States Census, 1870"
  • L. C. Mccrary in entry for Tom Mccrary, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Langdon Mc Crary in household of Albert Mc Crayry, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)


In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.


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

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

Scottish: variant of McCreary .

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

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