Lavisa McClary

1838–12 February 1888 (Age 50)
Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lavisa

When Lavisa McClary was born in 1838, in Jackson, Indiana, United States, her father, Tinsley David McClary, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Dunlap, was 21. She married James Woodmansee Edwards on 28 March 1866, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Owen Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 12 February 1888, in Clear Spring, Owen Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

James Woodmansee Edwards
1836–1886
Lavisa McClary
1838–1888
Marriage: 28 March 1866
Lafe Edwards
1868–
Mary Elizabeth Edwards
1869–1962
Myrtle Magnolia Edwards
1872–1939
William Edwards
1874–
Eathel Edwards
1881–1881

Spouse and Children

    James Woodmansee Edwards

    Male1836–1886Male

    Female1838–1888Female

MARRIAGE
28 March 1866
Jackson, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

    Lafe Edwards

    Male1868–Male

    Female1869–1962Female

    Myrtle Magnolia Edwards

    Female1872–1939Female

    William Edwards

    Male1874–Male

    Eathel Edwards

    Male1881–1881Male

Parents and Siblings

    Tinsley David McClary

    Male1809–1878Male

    Sarah Dunlap

    Female1817–1861Female

siblings

(12)

    Martha Ann McClary

    Female1836–1843Female

    Female1838–1888Female

    Samuel McClary

    Male1841–1917Male

    Nancy Jane McClary

    Female1843–1860Female

    John McCleery

    Male1844–1927Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 0

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1846

Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 22

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of McCleary .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Louisa Mcclary in household of Tinsley Mcclary, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Louvicy Mc Cleery in household of T D Mc Cleery, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Levica Edwards in household of James Edwards, "United States Census, 1880"

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