William Helms McClellan

12 August 1915–25 April 1996 (Age 80)
Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States

The Life of William Helms

When William Helms McClellan was born on 12 August 1915, in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, his father, Dr Rupert Charles McClellan DDS, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Ann Broyles, was 41. He married Nettie Grace Stone on 21 November 1939, in Martinsville, Virginia, United States. He lived in Fort Meade, Polk, Florida, United States in 1920. He died on 25 April 1996, in Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 80.

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William Helms McClellan
Nettie Grace Stone
Marriage: 21 November 1939

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21 November 1939
Martinsville, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaolain (Scottish) and Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of (Saint) Faolán’ ( see Whelan ).

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

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  • William H Mcclellan in household of R C Mcclellan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Mccleland in household of Rupert Mccleland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H McClellan in household of Rupert C McClellan, "United States Census, 1920"

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