Benoni McClure

1788–24 August 1852 (Age 64)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Benoni

When Benoni McClure was born in 1788, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Joseph Charles McClure, was 16 and his mother, Elizabeth Hopper, was 14. He married Margaret Elizabeth Hoffman in 1810, in Warren, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 24 August 1852, in Warren, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64.

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Benoni McClure
Margaret Elizabeth Hoffman
Marriage: 1810
Alfred McClure
Lucetta McClure
Sarah Mc Clure
Margaret McClure
John McClure
Peter McClure
Susan J McClure
William McClure

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Warren, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 4

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish:1. Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), probably ‘son of the sallow lad’. 2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Dheòradha , Irish Mac Giolla Dheóradha ‘son of the servant of the pilgrim’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benoni Mcclure, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benoni Mcclure, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benoni McClure in the U.S., War of 1812 Service Records, 1812-1815

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