George Washington Clendenen


Brief Life History of George Washington

When George Washington Clendenen was born in 1779, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States, his father, Robert C Clendenin, was 31 and his mother, Margaret Fletcher, was 28. He married Mary Fleming Reynolds on 22 August 1808, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1841, in Woodville Township, Greene, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Clendenen Cemetery, Woody, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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George Washington Clendenen
Mary Fleming Reynolds
Marriage: 22 August 1808
Theodore Clendenen
Hazard Perry Clendenen

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  • George W Clendennin, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • George Washington Clendenen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Reynolds Family - Mary & Anthony and some of their Descendants by Elizabeth Clendenen Wild

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  • Marriage
    22 August 1808Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 2

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 4

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 21

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Glendenning .

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

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