Franklin C Clelland

MaleMay 1839–January 1921

Brief Life History of Franklin C

When Franklin C Clelland was born in May 1839, in Ohio, United States, his father, John Clelland, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Stewart, was 41. He married Martha J Hussey on 14 November 1860, in Clinton, Clinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Jonesboro, Mill Township, Grant, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Fairmount Monthly Meeting, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died in January 1921, at the age of 81, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Gas City, Mill Township, Grant, Indiana, United States.

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Franklin C Clelland
Martha J Hussey
Marriage: 14 November 1860
Rosia Cleeland
Willametta Cleeland

Sources (15)

  • Franklin C Clelland in household of John W Clelland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Franklin C. Cledana, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Frank Cleeland, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1860Clinton, Clinton, Ohio, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

    Age 2

    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 24

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Glasgow and Midlothian): variant of Cleland .

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

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