When John Alexander McLean was born on 18 January 1815, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Ephraim McLean, was 30 and his mother, Tamison Slack, was 29. He married Sarah Sickles on 14 February 1839, in Brownsville, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Redstone Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Chili Township, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 September 1878, in Chili, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hancock, Illinois, United States.
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .
History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.
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