Clara M Magee

3 April 1839–23 May 1923 (Age 84)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Clara M

When Clara M Magee was born on 3 April 1839, in Virginia, United States, her father, James Magee, was 29 and her mother, Zephia T Magee, was 33. She married Samuel H. Jones on 9 July 1884, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 23 May 1923, at the age of 84, and was buried in Petersburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel H. Jones
Clara M Magee
Marriage: 9 July 1884
Joseph Julian Magee
William Jones

Spouse and Children

    Samuel H. Jones



9 July 1884
Petersburg, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James Magee





    Rebecca S. Magee


    Clara M Magee


    Mary Ann Magee



World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 5

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 22

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McGee ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara M Magae in household of Thos C Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara M. Magee Jones, "Find A Grave Index"

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