John McLean

Male1838–3 October 1892

Brief Life History of John

John McLean was born in 1838, in Ontario, Canada as the son of William McLean and Hannah Ross. He married Isabella Mcpherson on 26 December 1861, in Grey, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada in 1871. He died on 3 October 1892, in Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 54, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Sarnia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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John McLean
Isabella Mcpherson
Marriage: 26 December 1861
William John McLean
Alexander McLean
Charles P. McLean
Henry D. McLean
Frederick Hugh McLean
Jane Isabella McLean
Levina Johanna McLean
Lucretia Anderson McLean

Sources (28)

  • John McLean, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • John McLean, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • John McLean, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    26 December 1861Grey, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 4

    Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials List

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 29

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    Age 31


    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eáin, ‘son of the servant (i.e. devotee) of (Saint) John’. Compare Irish McAloon and McGlone .

    History: This is the name of a major Scottish clan traditionally associated with the island of Mull, which claims descent from Gille Eáin na Tuaidh (‘Gillean of the Battleaxe’), who lived in the 13th century.

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

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