William James Clague

Brief Life History of William James

When William James Clague was born in 1876, in Braddan, Isle of Man, his father, William James Clague, was 34 and his mother, Emily Craine, was 34.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know William James? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William James Clague
1842–
Emily Craine
1843–
Jessie Anna Claque
1869–
Catherine Elizabeth Clague
1870–1871
Stanley Clague
1872–1873
Florence Mary Clague
1874–1878
William James Clague
1876–
Alice Claque
1878–
Edith A Clague
1881–1961
Allen Clague
1882–
Thomas Claque
1885–

Sources (6)

  • William James Clague in household of William Clague, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Clague - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1876; Braddan, Isle of Man, England, United Kingdom
  • William James Clague, "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009"

World Events (4)

1878

The Buchan School was founded on the Isle of Man.

1881

Introduction of Women's Suffrage.

1973

A flash fire killed 51 at the Summerland leisure center on the Isle of Man, UK.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scottish Ewan.

Manx: from a shortened form of either Gaelic Mac Luathóg ‘son of Luathóg’ (a diminutive of Gaelic luath, Manx leah ‘swift’), or Gaelic Mac Laoghóg ‘son of Laoghóg’ (a diminutive of Gaelic laogh, Manx lheiy ‘calf’). One branch of the family had its seat at Ballaclague (Arbory). The name is generally pronounced /kleg/ and in some cases has been assimilated to the English surname Clegg .

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.