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From: "Bernie Moore-Knowles" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] McClellan - Fern
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2003 10:46:10 -0700
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Hi there Fern
Well, this sure gives me some more to work with and I appreciate it. So,
this McClellan was from Missouri? I double checked my census record and it
did say Missouri - FTm must have gotten excited and did an early, incorrect
entry of Mississippi.
This J. G. McClellan that Nancy Humberd Sinor married?
I have not census information on him; since they married in 1905 and I
couldn't find a thing on them in 1910. By 1916, Mrs. Nancy McClellan(d) has
married Benjamin F. Butler - there in Baxter Co.
Iuka - doesn't that border Baxter Co.? Seems that that community I am
always getting confused with - like Big Flat and Searcy and Baxter Cos.
Thanks again, Fern - as always.
Phoenix, Arizona - Papa'aloa, Hawai'i
"I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fern Estes" <>
Sent: Monday, September 29, 2003 5:11 AM
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Thrasher, Lee and McClellan, Hightower and Sinor? -
> Obituary of John William McClellan - Newspaper dated Oct. 7, 1949
> Aged Citizen of Iuka Dies Wednesday Morning
> John William McClellan, one of this section's oldest and best known
citizens, died at his home near Iuka, Wednesday, at the age of 86.
> Mr. McClellan was born at Houston, Mo. June 14, 1863. He came to Arkansas
with his parents when a young man and setled near Iuka, and remained a
resident of this vinicity the remainder of his life.
> He was converted early in life and united with the Cumberland Presbyterian
Church. His membership was with the Pineville church. He was married to
Miss Nancy Lee, who preceded him in death by several years. His second
marriage was to
> Mrs. Cora Trotter.
> Surviving are his wife; two sons and one daughter by his first
marriage---J. W. McClellan of Benicia, Calif. and J. A. McClellan of Iuka,
and a daughter, Mrs. T. M. Seay of Calico Rock; three sons and four
daughters by his second
> marriage -- Hale of Pineville, Woodrow of Iuka, Donald of Dolph, Mrs. W.
J. Whitfield of Pineville, Mrs. Lee Collins of Salem, Mrs. Billy Joe
Whitecotton of California, and Mrs. Pete Combs of Iuks. Also surviving are
a step-son, Jesse
> Trotter of Calico Rock; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a
host of friends.
> Funeral services were conducted at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church at
Pineville Thursday afternoon by Rev. J. C. Williamson and Rev. Y. Whitfield.
Burial was in the Pineville cemetery, with the Roller Funeral Service in
> Bernie Moore-Knowles wrote:
> > Verna
> > I am interested the husband of Cora Elizabeth
Thrasher.....................his name was John William "Will" McClellan?
> > I have that he was born in Mississippi in 1863 and died in Izard Co. in
1949. First marriage was to a Sallie Lee (1871-1905).
> > Do you have anything additionally on this McClellan?
> > I tell you why I am asking. Sinor and Hightower researchers are looking
for more information on a man that Nancy Humberd Sinor Hightower married
that was named J. G. McClellan (b1827). They married on April 16, 1905 - in
> > Nancy was married to a Ben Butler on March 30, 1916 - so, I am assuming
that J. G. McClellan was deceased by that time.
> > Have you ever done any research on the McClellans at all?
> > Bernie Moore-Knowles
> > Phoenix, Arizona - Papa'aloa, Hawai'i
> > "I have Indian blood in me. I have just enough White blood for you to
> > question my honesty." ........Will Rogers
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