William A McClung

about 1811–5 July 1853 (Age 42)
Virginia, United States

The Life of William A

When William A McClung was born about 1811, in Virginia, United States, his father, Capt. Henry McClung, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth "Betsey" Alexander, was 29. He died on 5 July 1853, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, at the age of 42.

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Capt. Henry McClung
Elizabeth "Betsey" Alexander
Elvira Cattell McClung
Janetta W. Mcclung
Henry C McClung
Agnes McClung
William A McClung
James Archibald Mcclung
Virginia McClung

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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 1

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 13

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Luinge ‘son of Lunge’, a personal name probably meaning ‘seafarer’, although the literal meaning is ‘ship’, from Latin navis longa.

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

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