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Pernell McClelland, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1892
Ivanhoe
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 20, 1952
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA

Pernell McClelland, Sr. was born October 29, 1892 in Ivanhoe, Bulloch County, Georgia. One of ten children, he was the oldest son of William Madison McClelland and Manie Veranda Glisson McClelland. He was married to Ruth Lightsey, and they were the parents of Pernell McClelland, Jr. and William "Willie" McClelland. Ruth also had two children by her first marriage: Herman L. Lightsey and Freddie Lue Lightsey Blitch Lanier. Pernell, Sr. died at age 59 on September 20, 1952 in Bulloch County, Georgia and is buried at Old Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. His ancestry was Scots, Scots-Irish, English, German, and--through the Martin and Strickland surnames--Native American (Lumbee). 
 
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 Parents:
  William Madison McClelland (1869 - 1935)
  Manie Veranda Glisson McClelland (1865 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Lightsey McClelland (1897 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Pernell McClelland (1921 - 1962)*
  Willie McClelland (1923 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gertrude McClelland (1891 - 1891)*
  Pernell McClelland (1892 - 1952)
  Nevada McClelland Bell (1894 - 1985)*
  Willie Clyde McClelland Moore (1896 - 1959)*
  William Leon McClelland (1897 - 1982)*
  Rufus McClelland (1899 - 1986)*
  Maybelle McClelland Burnsed (1901 - 1960)*
  Harry M. McClelland (1911 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"His laughter is still heard."
 
Burial:
Old Fellowship Church Cemetery
Brooklet
Bulloch County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Sharlotte Donnelly
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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Pernell McClelland, Sr
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Pernell McClelland, Sr
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Pernell McClelland, Sr
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