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Margaret Ann Kennedy McClure

Birth
Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 1854 (aged 60–61)
Washburn, Barry County, Missouri, USA
Burial Washburn, Barry County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 83900899 · View Source
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The ninth of eleven children born to Colonel Daniel and Margaret (Hughes) Kennedy of TN, Mary married John Ewing McClure on 21 Nov 1811 in Greene Co TN. They had eleven children, seven sons, two daughters and two unnamed infants.

Tennessee Marriage Records 1780-1837 Greene Co:
Kennedy, Margaret & McClure, John, 21 Nov 1811

Children of Margaret and John:
1) Daniel Kennedy McClure (1812-1876), m: Abigail Tennant.
2) Ewing McClure
3) Allen McClure (1817-1874)
4) William McClure (1819-1896), m1: Sarah Pauline Tennant, sister of Anigail; m2: Zarilda Jane Gay.
5) Rebecca McClure
6) John McClure (d. 1873)
7) George McClure
8) Polly Ann McClure
9) Thomas Jefferson McClure (1834-1916), m1: Isabel Rowland; m2: America L Rowland, Isabel's sister.
...also two infants.

Having moved to Rhea Co TN, her husband sold the farm about 1835 and began a journey with his family to Missouri. A Cholera epidemic broke out near Lewisburg AR, brought on by contagious passengers traveling on the steamboat. There, Margaret's husband John died of the disease, aged 45 years.

With the help of her older sons, Margaret continued on to Missouri with her family. In 1854, she died at the home of her son John, near Washburn.

Margaret is my 4th Gr-Grand Aunt through her older brother John Kennedy (1775-1845).


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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 23 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83900899
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Ann Kennedy McClure (10 May 1793–1854), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83900899, citing Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn, Barry County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .