Charles Mccleary

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Mccleary was born on 3 December 1898, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Harry Frank McCleary, was 19 and his mother, Mabel Bieber, was 22. He married Ethel A. Sheets on 26 November 1921, in Cross Roads, York, Pennsylvania, United States. He lived in Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 27 February 1966, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Gatchellville, Fawn Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Charles Mccleary
Ethel A. Sheets
Marriage: 26 November 1921

Sources (3)

  • Charles F Mc Cleary in household of Harry Mc Cleary, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chas. McCleary, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Charles Mccleary in household of Harry F Mccleary, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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1905 · The Movie Theater

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1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

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Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and Scottish:

Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Chléirigh (Irish), or Mac a'Chléirich (Scottish) ‘son of the cleric’. See Cleary .

Anglicized form of Mac Giolla Arraith ‘son of the servant of Arraith’, or possibly (since there is no saint Arráith) of Mac Giolla an Ráith ‘son of the prosperous youth’.

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

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