John Hamilton McClatchy

Brief Life History of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton McClatchy was born on 3 October 1827, in Statesville, Iredell, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Hamilton McClatchey Jr., was 41 and his mother, Dorcas Elizabeth Alexander, was 34. He married Mary Amanda Taliaferro on 15 December 1851, in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marshall, Mississippi, United States in 1870. He died on 17 September 1897, in Holly Springs, Marshall, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Marshall, Mississippi, United States.

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John Hamilton McClatchy
Mary Amanda Taliaferro
Marriage: 15 December 1851
Mary Anna McClatchy
Frank Taliaferro McClatchy
Dr John Hamilton McClatchy Jr
William Alexander McClatchy
Eliza Jane McClatchey
Albert DeWitt McClatchey
Katie Lee McClatchey
Robert Mitchell McClatchy
Samuel McClatchy
William McClatchy
Stella McClatchy

Sources (7)

  • John A Mc Clatchey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Hamilton McClatchey, Sr. - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: John Hamilton McClatchey, Sr.
  • John H. Mc Clatchey, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish: variant of McClatchey .

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

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