William H. McClelland

1847–6 December 1908 (Age 61)
Bloom Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life of William H.

When William H. McClelland was born in 1847, in Bloom Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas McClelland, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth, was 21. He married Ellen "Nellie" R Porter on 22 April 1869, in Rock, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 6 December 1908, in Douglass Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 61.

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William H. McClelland
Ellen "Nellie" R Porter
Marriage: 22 April 1869

Spouse and Children

22 April 1869
Rock, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas McClelland






World Events (8)

1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 0

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of McClellan , with excrescent -d due to the devoicing of palatalized -n in Gaelic.

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

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Sources (2)

  • William H. Mcclelland, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • William H Mcclland, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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