Mary Elizabeth McClure

3 December 1846–26 December 1928 (Age 82)
Russell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth McClure was born on 3 December 1846, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Aaron McClure, was 32 and her mother, Rutha Vaughn, was 19. She married Robert T. Pierce on 27 March 1866, in Russell, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Casey, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died on 26 December 1928, in Jamestown, Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mcclure Cemetery, Leitchfield, Grayson, Kentucky, United States.

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Robert T. Pierce
Mary Elizabeth McClure
Marriage: 27 March 1866

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27 March 1866
Russell, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 4

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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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  • Mary E Pierce in household of Robert T Pierce, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary E McClure, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Mary E McClure, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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