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.
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir ‘son of Gille Odhar’, the ‘swarthy lad’. Compare Irish Mac Giolla Uidhir regularly Anglicized McAleer .