Susan A McLain

30 October 1851–9 September 1926 (Age 74)
Alexander, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susan A

When Susan A McLain was born on 30 October 1851, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States, her father, Henry Fielding McLain, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Caroline Lackey, was 33. She married Robert Pinkney Rockwell Thomas on 24 April 1879, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870. She died on 9 September 1926, in Sharpes Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Hiddenite, Alexander, North Carolina, United States.

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

Robert Pinkney Rockwell Thomas
Susan A McLain
Marriage: 24 April 1879
Robert Manard Thomas
Stamey Emma Thomas
Ira Wilburn Thomas
Louetta Thomas
Roby William Thomas
Stella Thomas
J Bryan Thomas

Spouse and Children

    Robert Pinkney Rockwell Thomas



24 April 1879
Alexander, North Carolina, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Fielding McLain


    Elizabeth Caroline Lackey





    John Sydney McLain


    Nancy Jane "Martha" McLain



    Alice Catherine "Alsy" McClain


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 2

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McLean .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Thomas in household of R P Thomas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan A Thomas in household of Robert P Thomas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • S A Mc Lain in household of F Mc Lain, "United States Census, 1860"

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.