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Dr David Franklin McClendon
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Birth: Oct. 25, 1838
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 2, 1893
Young County
Texas, USA

son of Nathan McClendon - Caroline Eliza Franks

David Franklin McClendon married Mary Elizabeth Dickey on 10 October 1858 at Lawrence County, Tennessee.

54th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Captured at Fort Donelson and held in a Union Prison for two years experiencing horrible treatment.

Dr.McClendon came to Texas from Tennessee in 1870. He donated the land for the Mountain Home cemetery. Dr. McClendon and his family lived in a log cabin near the cemetery. The log cabin was still standing until 1985.

died at his home on the Duff Prairie.

T.M. Bunger, credible citizen was acquainted with D.F. McClendon and his wife Mary McClendon. Said parties were married once to each other. D.F. McClendon died intestate and his wife died intestate. Surviving are:

Jefferson "Jeff" Davis McClendon
Dollie A. Jones, wife of J.J. Jones
Robert M. McClendon
William E. McClendon
Lillie R. Bunger, wife of T.M. Bunger

G.S. Greenwade, 41, formerly of Young County and acquainted with D.F. McClendon and his wife Mary McClendon. Children of this union were:
J.D. McClendon
R.M. McClendon
D.A. McClendon
Lillie R. Bunger, wife of T.M. Bunger
W.E. McClendon

Norman Askew, was a great-grandson of Dr. David McClendon. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Dickey McClendon (1836 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  Jefferson Davis McClendon (1861 - 1932)*
  Robert Matthew McClendon (1867 - 1937)*
  Dollie Ann McClendon Jones (1869 - 1934)*
  William Elijah McClendon (1872 - 1932)*
  Lola Catherine McClendon (1874 - 1879)*
  Lillie R McClendon Bunger (1877 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mountain Home Cemetery
Young County
Texas, USA
Plot: 51
 
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Feb 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48334698
Dr David Franklin McClendon
Added by: Searchers of our Past
 
Dr David Franklin McClendon
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Dr David Franklin McClendon
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- Searchers of our Past
 Added: Jul. 18, 2010
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, A Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Mar. 23, 2010
 
 
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