|Birth: ||May 10, 1820|
|Death: ||Dec. 9, 1904|
son of Samuel McClelland and Margaret Ann Minnick McClelland. Husband of Mary Margaret Dougherty, they had 10 known children.
Samuel's sister Isabella & his Aunt Sarah married relatives of Cyrus McCormick of Rockbridge Co. VA.
Samuel was among the first men to test Cyrus' reaper.
The wagon trip to Richmond took 2 days from Sam's farm in Lexington, VA.
Cyrus patented the reaper in 1834, mass produced it in 1849.
In 1850, Samuel & 2 other families left Augusta County, VA for Washington County, VA. Their wagon train spent the 1st night at Natural Bridge. It took 3 wks to reach Yellow Springs near Meadowview, VA. Son Hugh was one yr old.
During the Civil War, Samuel served in Confederate States of America - Private - 6th Battalion of the Virginia Reserves, Co I.
Children NOT linked to below are:
Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" (Cole) 1843-?
Isabella Fannie McClelland 1848- after July 1850
Samuel Walter McClelland- 1854-1927 in CA
Samuel's known siblings were:
Robert Wallace McCLELLAND 1821 – 1884
Nancy (Fitzgerald) 1825 –
James Lindsay McCLELLAND 1827 – 1896
Ann Elizabeth (Lucas) 1829 – 1908
Isabella Jane(McCormick) 1832 – 1911
Samuel McClellan (1784 - 1867)
Margaret Ann Minnick McClellan (1788 - 1875)
Mary Margaret Daugherty McClellan (1823 - 1917)
Elizabeth McClelland Smyth (1843 - 1903)*
Margaret Ann McClelland Cole (1845 - 1888)*
Hugh Daugherty McClellan (1849 - 1925)*
William Howard McClellan (1853 - 1943)*
Simpson Wolf McClellan (1856 - 1948)*
Sarah McClelland CROSS (1858 - 1918)*
Mary Elizabeth Gertrude McClellan Hamilton (1862 - 1929)*
Haseltine Montgomery Preston McClellan Mills (1868 - 1955)*
Samuel Anderson McClellan (1820 - 1904)
James Lindsay McClelland (1827 - 1896)*
Isabella J McClellan McCormick (1832 - 1911)*
A Precious One from us has gone
A Voice we loved is stilled
A place is vacant in our home
That never can be filled.
New Bethel Cemetery
Created by: Anna Lane Long
Record added: Dec 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62984869
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3rd Great Grandfather!|
Angels Among Us
Added: Mar. 12, 2013
Samuel was a Pvt in the Confederate Army and served in the 6th Battalion of the Virginia Reserves, Co I.|
Added: Mar. 6, 2012