Mattie Janette Cleary

Brief Life History of Mattie Janette

When Mattie Janette Cleary was born on 30 September 1906, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William McKinley Cleary Jr, was 43 and her mother, Alice Emaline Burchette, was 29. She lived in Walnut Grove Township, Wilkes, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Middle Fork Township, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 13 December 1985, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rural Hall, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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  • Mattie Cleary in household of John Cleary, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mattie Janette Cleary, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Mattie Cleary Walker, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Malachy, Aileen, Brigid, Ronan, Aine, Bridie, Egan, William Kevin.

Irish (especially Tipperary): from Ó Cléirigh ‘descendant of Cléireach’, a name meaning ‘clerk’ or ‘cleric’. Ó Cléirigh is a famous learned family in Ireland. The less common surname McCleary , formed with the article, Mac an Chléirigh ‘son of the cleric’, is a variant. Both Irish names are also commonly Anglicized by translation as Clarke .

Scottish: variant of McCleary .

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

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