Thomas A McClelland

31 August 1891–10 August 1953 (Age 61)
Vergennes, Jackson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas A

When Thomas A McClelland was born on 31 August 1891, in Vergennes, Jackson, Illinois, United States, his father, Herschel Vanbroun McClelland, was 30 and his mother, Amanda Josephine Weatherford, was 26. He married Kate Floyd Ward on 12 April 1914. He lived in Blairsville, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 10 August 1953, in Johnson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Vergennes, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas A McClelland
Kate Floyd Ward
Marriage: 12 April 1914

Spouse and Children

12 April 1914
spring Valley, Va

Parents and Siblings

    Herschel Vanbroun McClelland


    Amanda Josephine Weatherford




    Alva McClelland


    Hadley Carl McClelland


    Oma McClelland


    Martha W. McClelland



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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 (3)

  • Thomas Mccleland in household of Herschel V Mccleland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Mc Cleland in household of Hersel Mc Cleland, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas Mcclelland, "United States Census, 1920"

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