Joseph C McClure

23 April 1870–16 June 1952 (Age 82)
New Bedford, Bureau, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph C

When Joseph C McClure was born on 23 April 1870, in New Bedford, Bureau, Illinois, United States, his father, James McClure, was 41 and his mother, Rosana Dunbar, was 33. He married Mary Luanna Stevens from 1890 to 1892, in Bureau, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Manlius, Bureau, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Pleasant Home Township, Polk, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 June 1952, in Polk, Polk, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Polk Cemetery, Polk, Polk, Nebraska, United States.

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Joseph C McClure
Mary Luanna Stevens
Marriage: from 1890 to 1892
Alice Leona McClure
George Englis Patton McClure
James Edmond McClure
Julia Fern McClure

Spouse and Children

from 1890 to 1892
Bureau, Illinois, United States



    George Englis Patton McClure


    James Edmond McClure


    Julia Fern McClure


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World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 22

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph C Mc Clurl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Mc Clure, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Mc Clure in household of James Mc Clure, "United States Census, 1880"

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