Eleanor Jane McComb

29 December 1817–24 October 1874 (Age 56)
Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor Jane

When Eleanor Jane McComb was born on 29 December 1817, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States, her father, James Scott McComb, was 25 and her mother, Anne Chidester, was 27. She married Hector Hugh McLean in 1841, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hinds, Mississippi, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 24 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hector Hugh McLean
Eleanor Jane McComb
Marriage: 1841
James Fitzroy McLean
Albert W. Mc Lean
Annie Blanch McLean

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1841New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    1820 · The Treaty of Doak's Stand 
    Age 3
    The Treaty of Doak’s Stand was a treaty with the Choctaw which makes up the majority of Mississippi. It made it so the Choctaw had to give up one-half of their remaining homeland. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thom ‘son of Tom’, a short form of the personal name Thomas . Compare McTavish and McCombie .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Eleanor Pratt in household of Kesiah Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eleanor J Pratt, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elanor Pratt, "United States Census, 1870"

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