Katherine McClure

1767–11 September 1782 (Age 15)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Katherine

When Katherine McClure was born in 1767, in Virginia, United States, her father, Halbert McClure, was 27 and her mother, Alice Young, was 21. She died on 11 September 1782, in Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 15.

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Family Time Line

Halbert McClure
1740–1782
Alice Young
1746–1799
Sarah McClure
1764–1831
Moses McClure
1766–1782
John M McClure I
1767–1820
Katherine McClure
1767–1782
Margaret McClure
1780–1808
McClure
1781–1782
James P McClure
1782–1829
Samuel H Mcclure
1785–
Samuel McClure
1770–1830
Alice McClure
1771–1847
Jean McClure
1772–1839
James McClure
1772–1853
Andrew McClure
1773–1837
Mary Elizabeth McClure
1773–1818
Isabelle McClure
1773–1844
Alexander McClure
1775–1854
Jane McClure
1776–1816
Margaret McClure
1776–1825
John McClure
1777–1829

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World Events (4)

1776
Age 9
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 9
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 13
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

McCluer
McAleer
McLure

Sources (2)

  • Katherine McClure, "Slaying of the Halbert McClure Family By Emory L. Hamilton"
  • Katherine McClure, "Slaying of the Halbert McClure Family By Emory L. Hamilton"

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