Zephania Adoulphus McLean

Brief Life History of Zephania Adoulphus

When Zephania Adoulphus McLean was born on 5 September 1869, in Gilmore, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, his father, John McLain, was 37 and his mother, Delilah Belle Woods, was 35. He married Roxanne "Annie" Ether Owens on 2 July 1893, in Irwinton, Barbour, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Barbour, Alabama, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 3, McLennan, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 7 September 1920, in English, Red River, Texas, United States, at the age of 51.

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Zephania Adoulphus McLean
Roxanne "Annie" Ether Owens
Marriage: 2 July 1893
Mattie Devoniah McLean
Minnie Bell McLean
William Henry Mc Lean
Lawrence James Mc Lean
Charles Curtis Mc Lean
Cora Lee Mc Lean
Ella Rhee Mclean
James Andrew McLean
Lester Zephaniah Mc Lean
Theodore Roosevelt Mclean
Clyde Nolan McLean
Ruth Lorraine McLean
Thomas James Mclean

Sources (15)

  • Zeffeniah McLain, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marriage of Theodore Roosevelt Mclean And Betty Jo Mcdaniel
  • Z. A. Mc Lean in entry for Theodore Roosevelt Mc Lean, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .

History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.

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

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