Bessie Leota Mc Clung

2 March 1884–10 August 1970 (Age 86)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Bessie Leota Mc

When Bessie Leota Mc Clung was born on 2 March 1884, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Newman McClung, was 24 and her mother, Laura Rader, was 23. She married Josiah Whitt Johnson on 15 August 1905, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Walters, Cotton, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 10 August 1970, at the age of 86.

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Josiah Whitt Johnson
Bessie Leota Mc Clung
Marriage: 15 August 1905
Samuel L Johnson
Eva Laura Johnson

Spouse and Children

15 August 1905
Comanche, Oklahoma, United States



    Eva Laura Johnson


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 23

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Glúin, a patronymic from the personal name Glún. This is either a byname meaning ‘knee’, or else a short form of various Old Irish compound personal names such as Glúnfhionn meaning ‘fairkneed’ or Glúniairn ‘iron-kneed’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Bessie L Johnson in household of J Whitt Johnson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bessie L Johnson in household of J Whitt Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Bessie L Mcclung in household of Samuel N Mcclung, "United States Census, 1900"

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