james william mclay sr

18 September 1914–23 November 1986 (Age 72)
Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States

The Life of james william

When james william mclay sr was born on 18 September 1914, in Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States, his father, Ben McLay, was 50 and his mother, Sallie Dixon, was 39. He lived in Civil District 4, Houston, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 23 November 1986, in Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Erin Cemetery, Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States.

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Ben McLay
Sallie Dixon
Clatie Martha Ann Mclay
Howard Felix McLay
james william mclay sr
J D Mclay
Bertha Mclay

Parents and Siblings


    Sallie Dixon




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 17

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 21

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of McClay .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James McElay in household of Ben McElay, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James W McLay, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Mclay, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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