Charles McLean

24 March 1876–29 January 1954 (Age 77)
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Charles

When Charles McLean was born on 24 March 1876, in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Alexander McLean, was 33 and his mother, Catherine McTavish, was 35. He lived in Ontario, Canada in 1876 and Middlesex, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 29 January 1954, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 77.

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Alexander McLean
Catherine McTavish
Jane Ann McLean
Cathrine Isabella McLean
Charles McLean
Angus Mclean
Elizabeth McLean
William Alexander Mclean

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander McLean


    Catherine McTavish




    Jane Ann McLean


    Cathrine Isabella McLean



    Angus Mclean


    Elizabeth McLean


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 6

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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Sources (3)

  • Charles Mclean in household of Alexander Mclean, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Charles McLean in household of Alexander McLean, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Charles McLean, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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