George Alderson McClung

1806–19 December 1872 (Age 66)
Greenbrier, Virginia, United States

The Life of George Alderson

When George Alderson McClung was born in 1806, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, his father, James McClung, was 36 and his mother, Mary Alderson, was 19. He married Abigail Dickson Callison on 26 June 1832, in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Nicholas, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 19 December 1872, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States.

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George Alderson McClung
Abigail Dickson Callison
Marriage: 26 June 1832
Isaac Callison McClung
Mary Thomas Mcclung
George L. McClung
Margaret Catherine Mcclung
Samuel Roberts McClung
Sarah Jane McClung
Minerva E McClung
Nancy Ann Eliza McClung
Rebecca Henderson McClung

Spouse and Children

26 June 1832
Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States



    Mary Thomas Mcclung


    George L. McClung



    Samuel Roberts McClung


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 6

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 18

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Luinge ‘son of Lunge’, a personal name probably meaning ‘seafarer’, although the literal meaning is ‘ship’, from Latin navis longa.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George McClung, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Geo A Mc Clung, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Mcclung, "United States Census, 1850"

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