Camden Coffman McClung

12 September 1893–15 March 1969 (Age 75)
Fowler Knob, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Camden Coffman

When Camden Coffman McClung was born on 12 September 1893, in Fowler Knob, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, Herman Ellis McClung, was 32 and his mother, Mary Eleanor O'Dell, was 28. He married Effie Ann Groves on 30 September 1915, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. He died on 15 March 1969, in Summersville, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mount Nebo, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Camden Coffman McClung
Effie Ann Groves
Marriage: 30 September 1915
Gracie McClung
Maxcie Pearl McClung
Olive McClung
James Erwin McClung

Spouse and Children

30 September 1915
Nicholas, West Virginia, United States


    Gracie McClung



    Olive McClung


    James Erwin McClung


Parents and Siblings

    Herman Ellis McClung


    Mary Eleanor O'Dell




    Francis Everett McClung


    John Alderson McClung


    Lula Rebecca McClung



    Jerry J. McClung


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Luinge ‘son of Lunge’, a personal name probably meaning ‘seafarer’, although the literal meaning is ‘ship’, from Latin navis longa.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Camden Mcclung, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cam Mccliney in household of Herman Mccliney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Camden Mcclurg in household of Herman Mcclurg, "United States Census, 1900"

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