Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all McClures in:
 • Cost Cemetery
 • McDonough County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Mary "Polly" McComsey McClure
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: 1791
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1880
McDonough County
Illinois, USA

She was born in Kentucky, a daughter of John and Jane Forker [aka Farquehr] McComsey.

In 1810 she married Greenup McClure ("sometimes spelled McLure") in Shelby County, Kentucky. In about 1831, she and her children accompanied her husband, his parents, his brother James, and brother-in-law Samuel Workman in removing to Morgan County, Illinois. In 1835 her husband made the first of two land purchases in McDonough County which gave him a total of 160 acres in section 22, Bethel township, McDonough County, Illinois. This cemetery lies on property that she and her husband once owned.

Greenup and Mary McClure were the parents of: James Q. (1811); Martin (1814); Sarah Jane [Venard] (1815); Lucy Ann [Brundage] (1819); Margaret [1. Harris 2. Cooper] (1821); Lorrin [Thompson] (1823); Robert Lee (1827); Mary Elizabeth [1. Hoover 2. Hudson] (1832); and Georgetta (1838).

Primary source documenting this burial and biographical details: "Venard-Van Antwerp-. . . McClure . . . etc. Genealogy," by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1983, Macomb, Illinois, and "Corrections & Additions for Venard-Van Antwerp Genealogy" by Daniel Lloyd Venard, 1988.

Additional biographical information comes from census records, the Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, and other vital records.

The stones for her and her spouse have been missing since before 1983. The cemetery is in disrepair with many missing and obliterated stones as of November 2007.

.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Greenup McClure (1790 - 1856)*
 
 Children:
  James Quiddy McClure (1811 - 1845)*
  Sarah Jane McClure Venard (1815 - 1883)*
  Lucy Ann McClure Brundage (1819 - 1861)*
  Lorren McClure Thompson (1825 - 1893)*
  Robert McClure (1827 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cost Cemetery
McDonough County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Carolyn.Complete
Record added: Mar 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25086930
Mary Polly <i>McComsey</i> McClure
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Carolyn.Complete
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Carolyn.Complete
 Added: Nov. 27, 2016

- Kenyon-Vinyard
 Added: Sep. 5, 2014

- Marcia
 Added: Mar. 30, 2013
There are 15 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service