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My Flanders, Hargrave & McClain Families of Illinois

My McClain Family

Flanders Pioneers of Aneroid Sask. Canada
My Flanders Ancestors
History of Illinois
The Beginning~The Search For Clues
~The Hargrave & Flanders Connection~
Descendants of Sarah Hargrave & Charles G. Flanders
Descendants of John 1. Hargrave
Flanders~Hill Census Information
My Hargrave Ancestors
Descendants of Nicholas Purcell
Bill of the Personal Property & Probate Files of the Estate of Geo B. Hargrave
Revolutionary War Pension Application ~ Abner Flanders
"The Old Slave House" Hickory Hill, Illinois
Slavery in Illinois
Music in Equality
Favorite Family Photos
Family Photos ~ Page 2
~I Remember Mama~
This Page is Dedicated to Our Daughter Shelly Lee Gillihan
Family Profiles
Flanders Obituary Page
Equality Village Cemetery ~Family Tombstone Photos~
~Mama's Obituary~
Family Burials In Illinois
My McClain Family
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) Author
Family Documents Page 1
~Family Documents Page 2~
~Honoring Our Flanders Who Served ~
Honoring Our Hargraves Who Served
McClain Civil War Veterans From Illinois
Family & Friends That I Have Found
The Later Generations

~Dedicated to the Memory of Lucy McClain Flanders~

Franklin McLain, farmer, was born in Hopkins County, KY., March 15, 1831.  His Father, Samuel, formerly from South Carolina, in early life settled in  Hopkins County, and here married Lurania Warson.  He was a farmer, and died while on a prospecting tour in Missouri, a few months before the birth of our subject, the youngest of his three children. 
The mother, a native of South Carolina, came in 1850 with our subject to Gallatin County and settled on their present homestead.  She died in Jefferson County in September 1877. 
Reared on the farm, and with a limited education, our subject has been chiefly devoted to agriculture.  November 11, 1852, he married Mary, daughter of Owen Riley, in Saline County.  They had but one child (deceased).  After his wife's death. December 9, 1853, he married in Gallatin County, September 2, 1854, Nancy, daughter of Nicholas Purcell, a millwright and farmer, a native of New York, and who died in 1842 from injuries received while employed at his trade.  From this marriage are the following children: Jessie M., Francis M., Calvin B., Lucy A., Ellen, Clara, Lewis V., Guy, Viola and Iva.  His wife was born in Gallatin County, October 10, 1836.  Our subject is a Democrat, first voting for Pierce.  He has a fine home and farm of 180 acres, three miles north of Equality, devoted to wheat and clover seed."
SOURCE: History of Gallatin, Saline, Hamilton, Franklin and Williamson Counties, Illinois. 

My G-G-Grandfather
Frank McClain

FROM: Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Eathain, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of (Saint) John’. The family bearing this name were chieftains in several islands of the Inner Hebrides.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eóin, cognate with 1, from a different Gaelic form of Johannes (John).

Samuel McLain (b. abt. 1800 SC., d. 1850) 
+ Lurana/Lurania Warson (b. 1800 SC.)
Children: 1. Frank (see below)
2. Sarah Jenetta (b. 1829, d. 1896 in Jefferson Co, IL )
 + James  Casius Loman (b: 1830 in Madison Co, KY)
Children: William 1854, Prior 1857, Isaac Benjamin 1858,
Caledonia 1863, Clark 1867, Leota J. 1869
3. George (b. 1821) + Louisa Unknown (b. 1815) +  Louisa Unknown (b. 1815)
- speculative as son -
Children: Green S. 1844, Moses P. 1848, William H. 1854, John S. 1841,
Sarah A. 1850,  Andrew J. 1839
4. Mary E. (b. 1830)
5. Martha Ann (b. 1838) - speculative as daughter, + William Bain

Flanders, Oscar Peabody
McClain, Lucy
11/07/1880 00C/0461
Illinois Marriages, 1851-1900
Name Gender Spouse Name Marriage Date County

Franklin McLane Male, Nancy Purcil Sep 02, 1855 Gallatin
Martha Ann McLean Female, William Bain May 10, 1857 Gallatin
McClain, Francis & Martin, Emma
10/03/1879 00C/0381 Gallatin
McClain, Guy & Wathen, Ida
Gallatin 02/10/1896 00F/0371
McClain, Jesse M. &  Dorsey, Caledonia "Callie"  D.
Gallatin 09/25/1888 00E/0078
McClain Lewis & Bowling Addie
Gallatin 12/24/1893 00F/0127
Census Information
1850 District 1, Hopkins, Kentucky;
Roll: M432_205; Page: 63; Image: 126
McLEAN Lurana 50 SC
Mary E 19, Franklin 18, KY
LOMAN James 19, Sarah J 21, KY
McLEAN Louisa/Laura? 85 SC
1870 Township 9 Range 8, Gallatin, Illinois;
Roll: M593_224; Page: 364; Image: 67
Equality PO, 20 Jun
McLAIN Frank 39 farmer KY
Nancy 33 IL
Jessy 13, Frances 12, Calvin 10, Lucy 7, Ellen 4, Clarissa 2,
Louis 6/12 Dec, IL
1880 Gallatin Co. Illinois Census 
 Frank MC LAIN   Self   M   Male   W   49   KY   Farmer   SC   SC 
 Nancy MC LAIN   Wife   M   Female   W   44   IL   Keeping House   NY   NY 
 J. M. MC LAIN   Son   S   Male   W   24   IL   Farmer   KY   IL 
 Calvin MC LAIN   Son   S   Male   W   20   IL   Farmer   KY   IL 
 Lucy MC LAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   17   IL   No Occupation   KY   IL 
 Ellen MC LAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   15   IL   No Occupation   KY   IL 
 Clarissa MC LAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   13   IL   At Home   KY   IL 
 Lewis MC LAIN   Son   S   Male   W   11   IL   At Home   KY   IL 
 N. G. MC LAIN   Son   S   Male   W   9   IL   At Home   KY   IL 
 Viola MC LAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   6   IL   At Home   KY   IL 
 Iva B. MC LAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   4   IL   At Home   KY   IL 
 Gilbert JOYNER   Other   S   Male   W   22   IL   Laborer   KY   IL 
Next Household
F. M. MC LAIN   Self   M   Male   W   22   IL   Farmer   KY   IL 
 Emma MC LAIN   Wife   M   Female   W   19   IL   Keeping House   ---   IRE 
 1880 United States Census, Elk Prairie, Jefferson, Illinois
James LOMAN   Self   M   Male   W   50   KY   Farmer   VA   NC 
 Sarah LOMAN   Wife   M   Female   W   51   KY   Keeping House   MO   NC 
 Isaac LOMAN   Son   S   Male   W   20   IL   Works On Farm   KY   KY 
 Clark LOMAN   Son   S   Male   W   13   IL   Works On Farm   KY   KY 
 Leoda LOMAN   Dau   S   Female   W   10   IL      KY 


1880 United States Census, White Oak, Gallatin, Illinois 
 Jasper BOWLING   Self   M   Male   W   46   KY   Farmer   KY   KY 
 L. BOWLING   Wife   M   Female   W   37   VA   Keeps House   VA   V 
 John W. BOWLING   Son   S   Male   W   18   KY   Farm Laborer   KY   V 
 A. L. BOWLING   Son   S   Male   W   12   KY   Farm Laborer   KY   V 
 F. BOWLING   Son   S   Male   W   9   IL      KY   V 
 Adie BOWLING   Dau   S   Female   W   6   IL      KY   V 
 Hattie BOWLING   Dau   S   Female   W   3   IL      KY   V 
 Edwin BOWLING   Son   S   Male   W   2M   IL      KY   V 
1880 United States Census, White Oak, Gallatin, Illinois 
 William BAIN   Self   M   Male   W   42   IL   Teamster   TN   TN 
 Martha BAIN   Wife   M   Female   W   42   KY   Keeping House   SC   SC 
 Flora BAIN   Dau   S   Female   W   11   IL   At Home   IL   KY 
~Notes for Frank & Nancy's Children~

3 Children

JESSIE M.  (b. Oct. 1856) MARRIED CALLIE (b. Feb. 1866)

CHILDREN: DORSEY CALVIN (b. Dec. 3, 1898), ROBERT, GUY W. (b. Oct. 18, 1893), ORVAL D. (b. Sept. 13, 1895), MYRTLE (b. Oct. 1889) & FREDERICK

No Children

CHILDREN: JESSE BERNARD (b. March 25, 1883), RAPHAEL (Twin) (b. July 1892),
GODFREY (b. March 3, 1894), MARIE (Twin) (b. July 1892), RICHARD (b. Aug. 1886), & VIOLA

No Children

GUY  (b. Nov. 1871) MARRIED IDA WATHEN (b. Oct. 11, 1872, d. 1952)
CHILDREN: PAUL, GOEBEL FLOYD (GABE) (b. April 2, 1900) , GALE & FRANK, (b. Nov. 27, 1896)

CHILDREN: CLARA (b. May 1897), PEARL (b. Nov. 1885), LOLA (b. Oct, 1882) , NELLIE (b. June 1886),  ROBERT (b. June 1889), MEDSCAR (b. Sept. 1882), RICHARD (b. 1900), FLOYD (b. 1904) & ALEX (b. Aug. 1894)

LEWIS (b. Dec. 1869) MARRIED ADDIE BOWLIN/BOWLING (b. Feb. 1874)
CHILDREN: ETHEL (b. Dec. 1894), NANNY (b. Sept. 1897), CLYDE (b. Jan. 1900),
PAULINE (b. 1903), GLADYS (b. 1906), WILLIS (b. 1908), BLANCHE  (b. 1914)& MADELINE.
Leavell Hill Cemetery

McLain, Jess M. 1854-1924,
Caledonia "Callie" D. WIFE 1867-1919,
Bertha, DAUGHTER 1896-1900
Bessie, b&d DAUGHTER 1899,
Charles V., SON 1891-1895
St, Joseph Cemetery

McLain, Raphael b. July 31, 1892, d. December 1975
WIFE: Mamie 1895-1969,
Cedric Leo ?
McLain, Francis M.
Regiment Name 98 Illinois Infantry
Side Union
Company K
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.
Frank McLain
Residence Cook County IL; 
                                    Enlisted on 8/13/1862 as a Private.
                                    On 9/5/1862 he mustered into "B" Co. IL 127th Infantry 
                                    He deserted on 11/10/1862

Godfrey MCLAIN
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1895
Death Date: 10 Sep 1988
Social Security Number: 331-16-0600
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois

Birth Date: 31 Dec 1898
Death Date: 28 Jun 1988
Social Security Number: 347-32-5030
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois
Birth Date: 14 Jan 1888
Death Date: Nov 1965
Social Security Number: 321-03-6070
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Illinois




Nancy Purcell McClain

Dedicated to the decsendants of Steven Flanders