George Thomas McLain

11 October 1800–23 May 1866 (Age 65)
Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States

The Life of George Thomas

When George Thomas McLain was born on 11 October 1800, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas McLain, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Duff, was 27. He married Basheba Bowman on 17 April 1822, in Baileyton, Greene, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Wallace, Fountain, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 23 May 1866, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Wallace, Fountain, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Thomas McLain
1800–1866
Basheba Bowman
1804–1875
Marriage: 17 April 1822
Emaline McLain
1823–1907
Henry Dee McLain
1824–1904
Orleana McLean
1826–1909
Barbara Ann McLain
1828–1910
John Dewey McClain
1831–1903
John McLain
1832–
Elizabeth McLain
1834–
Nancy M McLain
1836–1914
Thomas N McClain
1836–1870
Rebecca McLain
1840–
Richard J McLain
1841–
Edward Hannigan McLain
1843–1903
George May McLain
1845–1912
Mary Matilda Mcclain
1850–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1822
Baileyton, Greene, Tennessee, United States
children

(14)

    Emaline McLain

    Female1823–1907Female

    Henry Dee McLain

    Male1824–1904Male

    Orleana McLean

    Female1826–1909Female

    Barbara Ann McLain

    Female1828–1910Female

    John Dewey McClain

    Male1831–1903Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas McLain

    Male1771–1855Male

    Female1773–1860Female

siblings

(15)

    Deborah McLAIN

    Female1786–1867Female

    Elizabeth McLAIN

    Female1786–Female

    Female1787–1888Female

    Female1788–1869Female

    Daniel McLAIN

    Male1790–1866Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1816

Age 16

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: variant of McLean .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Mcfain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George Mc Lean, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Mcclean in entry for Geo M Mcclean and Mary E Allen, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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