Lorraine Crafton McLean

about 13 June 1945–24 August 1996 (Age 51)
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lorraine Crafton

When Lorraine Crafton McLean was born about 13 June 1945, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, James Augustus McLean Sr., was 41 and her mother, Carrie Ann Simpson, was 30. She had at least 3 sons with Jimmy Lee Whitley. She died on 24 August 1996, at the age of 51.

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Jimmy Lee Whitley
Lorraine Crafton McLean
Jimmy Lee Whitley II
Kenneth Wayne Whitley
Keith Anderson Whitley

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World Events (8)

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 2

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.
1947 · The CIA is Established

Age 2

The Central Intelligence Agency was created because the U.S. government had need for a group to help detect and subdue any potential threats to the nation.
1959 · Research Triangle Park Opens

Age 14

High-tech growth happened when in 1959 the research triangle park was opened. The park goes between Raleigh, Burham, and Chapel Hill.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eathain, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) John’. The family bearing this name were chieftains in several islands of the Inner Hebrides.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eóin, cognate with 1, from a different Gaelic form of Johannes (John). Compare McGlone .

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

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  • Lorraine Crafton McLean, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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