Katherine McClure

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

The Life of Katherine

When Katherine McClure was born in 1767, in Virginia, United States, her father, Halbert James McClure, was 29 and her mother, Alice Young, was 21. She died on 11 September 1782, in Washington, Virginia, United States, at the age of 15.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Halbert James McClure
1738–1796
Alice Young
1746–1799
Sarah McClure
1764–1831
Moses McClure
1766–1782
John M McClure Sr.
1767–1820
Katherine McClure
1767–1782
McClure
1781–1782
Sarah McClure
Samuel McClure
1770–1830
Alice McClure
1771–1847
James McClure
1772–1853
Mary Elizabeth McClure
1773–1818
Isabelle McClure
1773–1844
Alexander McClure
1775–1854
Jane McClure
1776–1816

Parents and Siblings

    Halbert James McClure

    Male1738–1796Male

    Female1746–1799Female

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

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 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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.