Mary Elizabeth Helen Eliza McClane

19 January 1867–19 April 1893 (Age 26)
Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth Helen Eliza

When Mary Elizabeth Helen Eliza McClane was born on 19 January 1867, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, her father, John Burch McClane, was 46 and her mother, Helen Cooper Judson, was 32. She married Pulaski Gwinn on 3 February 1886, in Marion, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 19 April 1893, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 26.

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Pulaski Gwinn
Mary Elizabeth Helen Eliza McClane
Marriage: 3 February 1886
Percy Norman Gwinn
Hazel Helen Gwinn
Ralph Gwinn

Spouse and Children

3 February 1886
Marion, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 8

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: variant of McLean .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nellie Mc Cane in household of John B Mc Cane, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary H McClave in household of J B McClave, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Helen McClain in entry for Percival Norman Gwinn, "Oregon, World War I, County Military Service Records, 1919-1920"

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