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George Henry McClenahan
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Birth: Jan., 1834
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: 1909
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA

Some records show he was born in Indiana.

Married Martha Atherton on September 25, 1862, Stark County, Illinois.
Married Ada Alice Talbott on July 2, 1881, Henry County Illinois.
1885 Iowa Census: George H. is living in Wayne, Monroe county with his wife Alice, son Henry (21) & son George (1 year old).
1900 Oklahoma Census: George H is living in Seay township, Blaine county, with his son Henry J., as boarders. George is 66, Henry is 36.
A "George McClenahan" is listed with the 46th Regiment, Illinois Infantry. Rank of private, promoted to corporal, U. S. Civil War.



Henry John June 21, 1863-May 29, 1903
Gertrude Florence (Hall)(Scott) December 1, 1873-January 2, 1957
(Find A Grave Memorial# 16221065)
George Daniel December 17, 1882-
Jane *-*

Additional Info:

George Henry McClenahan was in fact born in Lafayette, Indiana. The confusion arises because he has two sons with similar names as himself, the first born named Henry in Goshen (LaFayette), Stark, Illinois the second born named George in Melrose, Iowa. There is also a town called LaFayette in Stark County, Illinois. The people that were born in Goshen Township, Stark, Illinois they sometimes label that they are born in LaFayette, Stark, Illinois as it is the closest modern town to it. I don't think they use the label Goshen Township anymore. George Henry McClenahan was born in Indiana in Jan 1834 according to his 1900 Census. It also lists Indiana on the earlier Census' of him in his father's house.

The youngest son clears this up on his passport application. He left a long paper trail, with WW1 and WW2 registrations as well. I don't know where he is buried, he traveled a lot.
Name: George Daniel McClenahan
Birth Date: 1881
Birth Place: Melrose, Iowa
Age: 42
Passport Issue Date: 7 Aug 1923
Passport Includes a Photo: Yes
Residence: Hitchcock, Oklahoma
Father Name: George McClenahan
Father's Birth Location: Layfayette, Indiana

Back to the father: George Henry McClenahan (b. Jan 1834, LaFayette, Indiana) also did in fact serve the Civil War. He and his brother, Elijah J., registered at the very same time for the War, effective 1 July 1863. Elijah's name is on the same page, right under George's. They noted their residence in Goshen (now LaFayette), Stark, Illinois.

U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations Records, 1863-1865 about George H McClenahan
Name: George H McClenahan
Residence: Goshen, Stark, Illinois
Class: 1
Congressional District: 5th
Age on 1 July 1863: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835
Race: White
Marital Status: Married
Place of Birth: Indiana

His 2nd wife's name is Ada Alice Talbott
*additional info from Rebecca Roberts, Thank you.* 
Family links: 
  Henry McClenahan (1798 - 1857)
  Sally Shawhan McClenahan (1803 - 1880)
  Martha L Atherton McClenahan (1842 - 1925)
  Henry J McClenahan (1863 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth McClenahan Berfield (1824 - 1893)*
  Elijah John McClenahan (1827 - 1909)*
  Daniel Shawhan McClenahan (1829 - 1866)*
  George Henry McClenahan (1834 - 1909)
*Calculated relationship
Cooper Cemetery
Blaine County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Gary McClenahan
Record added: Jan 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83274136

My 2nd Great Grand Uncle in law.. God Bless.
- Rebecca Roberts
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013

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