Lucinda McClung Telford

1834–1912 (Age 78)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lucinda McClung

When Lucinda McClung Telford was born on 9 March 1834, her father, George Whitfield Telford, was 30 and her mother, Amanda Duff Hannah, was 26. She married William Smith Oliphant on 3 September 1861, in Washington, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 March 1912, at the age of 78, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States.

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Lucinda McClung Telford
William Smith Oliphant
Marriage: 3 September 1861
Cora Jeanett Oliphant
George Franklin Oliphant
Jane Amanda or "Jennie" Oliphant
William David Oliphant
James Telford Oliphant
Sarah Josephine or "Josie" Oliphant

Spouse & Children

3 September 1861
Washington, Tennessee, United States


  • Cora Jeanett Oliphant


  • Male1864–1946Male

  • Jane Amanda or "Jennie" Oliphant


  • William David Oliphant


  • James Telford Oliphant


+1 More Child

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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 1

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

Age 27

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English (Northumbria): not, as its form would imply, a habitational name, even though there is a place in Shropshire so called, but a variant of Telfer , assimilated to the pattern of habitational names in -ford. The Shropshire place is a new town, named after the celebrated Scottish civil engineer Thomas Telford ( 1757–1834 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Telford in household of George W Telford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucinda Telford in household of Geo W Telford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Anne Oliphant in household of William Oliphant, "United States Census, 1870"

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