Joseph McClure

Male26 August 1825–24 September 1897

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph McClure was born on 26 August 1825, in Haywood, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Thomas McClure, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Strain, was 37. He married Mary A Sitton on 22 February 1844, in Rabun, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Gilmer, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Shoal Creek Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 24 September 1897, at the age of 72.

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Joseph McClure
Mary A Sitton
Marriage: 22 February 1844
Lucius Calvin McClure
Lysiome Eliza Mcclure
Martha Matilda Mcclure
Melissa R. McClure
John Andrew McClure
William Hannibal Mcclure
Mary McClure
John Harvey McClure

Sources (17)

  • Joseph McLure, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph McClure in entry for Wm H McClure and Eda C Smith, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Joe Mcclure in entry for John Mcclure, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 February 1844Rabun, Georgia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1832: Gilmer, Georgia, United States


    Age 21

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir ‘son of Gille Odhar’, the ‘swarthy lad’. Compare Irish Mac Giolla Uidhir regularly Anglicized McAleer .

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

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