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Descendants of Elijah McClain / McLain

 Generation No. 1

 

1.  ELIJAH2 MCCLAIN  (?1) was born September 04, 1845 in West Virginia or Ohio1,2, and died May 10, 1923 in The Plains, Athens County, Ohio, Athens State Hospital3.  He married ELIZABETH MARKS4.  She was born Abt. 1856 in Ohio5,6, and died Bet. 1905 - 19207,8.

 

Notes for ELIJAH MCCLAIN:

OBITUARY

Elijah McClain

The Plains

May 11

Elijah McClain age 77 years died Thursday.  Funeral

services will be held Sat. at 10 at the M E church and

burial in the Plains Cemetery.  The deceased is survived

by two sons Linzy of The Plains and Curtis of Sugar

Creek; also three daughters, Mrs. Esther Llewellyn of

New Marshfield; Mrs. Electa Marks of Parkersburg, WV and

Mrs. Maud Terry of Nelsonville, Ohio.  His wife preceded

him several years in death.

May 11, 1923

 

 

1880 Braxton County, West Virginia, USA

             :  Elizah McLane  age 28  born Ohio, Parents born Ohio, laborer

                Elizabeth A.  age 24  born Ohio  Parents born Ohio

                Hester Ann    age  8  born WV.   Parents born Ohio

                James L.      age  7    "             "

                Electic J.    age  5    "             "

                Cornelia      age  3    "             "

                Charles C.    age  7 mon "

                            (Dept 1879)

 

Moody McClain was not found on 1880 census Braxton County, WV but no death record for him found in Braxton. Also no birth's for any of the children except him. Elijah is listed as a Farmer in 1877 when Moody was born.

 

NOT found on the 1870 census of Braxton County.

 

More About ELIJAH MCCLAIN:

Burial: May 12, 1923, The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA9,10,11

Cause of Death: Diabetes Mellitus, with diabetic gangrene of right arm contributing

Census: 1920, Living in Athens county, Ohio with James Linzy McClain, his son

Medical Information: died in the care of the Athens State Hospital

Residence: 1880, Birch, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA

 

Notes for ELIZABETH MARKS:

she supposedly died in WV. Amanda Pickett remembers her husband, Charles Curtis getting up one moring (in Athens County, Ohio) and saying he had to go to WV because his mother had died. Amanda asked how he knew this and he said that a little blue light had appeared outside the window in the night and he knew it was his Mother and she was dead. He road the rail (hitched a ride on the train) to WV and she was indeed dead. Exact location not known.

       

Children of ELIJAH MCCLAIN and ELIZABETH MARKS are:

2.                i.    ESTHER ANN3 MCCLAIN, b. May 1871, Ohio; d. August 1938.

3.               ii.    JAMES LINZY MCCLAIN, b. April 1873, Ohio; d. Aft. 1938.

4.              iii.    ELECTA JUNE MCCLAIN, b. Abt. 1875, Savagetown (Frametown), Braxton,  West Virginia, USA; d. 1928, Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia, USA.

                 iv.    CORNELIA D. MCCLAIN12, b. Abt. 1877, West Virginia; d. Bef. 193813.

 

Notes for CORNELIA D. MCCLAIN:

The only time she is found is on the 1880 census of Braxton County, West Virginia; living in home of parents. (See Elijah McLane, Braxton County, West Virginia)

 

                  v.    MOODY MCCLAIN14,15, b. August 22, 1877, Braxton County, West Virginia, USA16,17; d. Bef. 193818.

 

Notes for MOODY MCCLAIN:

Moody does not appear on the 1880 Braxton census with the family. A death in braxton County has not yet been found as of 8/10/2003. No other record of Moody McClain has been found yet.

 

5.              vi.    CHARLES CURTIS MCCLAIN, b. September 21, 1879, Savagetown, Frametown (on Elk River), West Virginia, USA; d. February 11, 1940, Poston, Sugar Creek, Athens, Ohio, USA.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  ESTHER ANN3 MCCLAIN (ELIJAH2, ?1)19,20,21,22 was born May 1871 in Ohio23,24, and died August 193824,25.  She married THOMAS JEFFERSON LLEWELLEN26,27 July 31, 1888 in Athens County, Ohio28, son of JESSE LLEWELLEN and SIDNEY SMITH.  He was born January 1862 in Waterloo Township, Athens County, Ohio, USA29,30, and died June 194031,32.

 

Notes for ESTHER ANN MCCLAIN:

From: Athens County Obituaries, January 1, 1935 thru December 31, 1939. Compiled by Mildred A. Bleigh & Mary A. Davis, 2002

Page 188

Mrs. Thomas Lewellyn

Dies on Wednesday

Mrs. Thomas J. Lewellyn, age 67, died at her New Marshfield home Wednesday evening after an illness of several weeks. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Lewellyn is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Otha Dinsmoor, Mrs. Daisey Pidcock and Mrs. Ruth Dinsmoor, all of New Marshfield, and Mrs. Evelyn Flanders, of Huron, O.(Ohio); four sons, Kendall, New Marshfield; Ezra, of Athens, and Chandos and Raymond at home; two brothers, Linsey and Curtis McLain, of Athens, and North Industry, O (Ohio), and 18 grandchildren. One son, Charles, died 22 years ago. Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. Saturday in the Methodist Protestant Church with Rev. Ray Huff officiating. Burial will be in The Plains Cemetery. [dated August 4, 1938]

 

Death Certificate:

Waterloo Township, Athens County, Ohio Cert. # 44230

Esther Lewellyn, residence, New Marshfield, Ohio; female; white; married; husband: Thomas Lewellyn, date of birth: May 29, 1871; age 67 years, 2 months, 4 days. Occupation (I think it says) housekeeper; born Ohio; father, Elijah McLain, born Virginia; mother, Elizabeth Mark, born Ohio. Informant, Orpha Dinsmoor, New Marshfield, Ohio. Burial in The Plains Cemetery (Athens County, Ohio), August 6, 1938. Date of death, August 3, 1938. Death occurred at 4:50 P.M. Cause of death, cancer of the cervix, metastasized to lungs & pneumonia.

 

More About ESTHER ANN MCCLAIN:

Burial: The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA

Residence: 1923, New Marshfield, Ohio

 

More About THOMAS JEFFERSON LLEWELLEN:

Burial: The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA

 

More About THOMAS LLEWELLEN and ESTHER MCCLAIN:

Marriage: July 31, 1888, Athens County, Ohio33

       

Children of ESTHER MCCLAIN and THOMAS LLEWELLEN are:

                   i.    ORPHA MAY4 LLEWELLEN34, b. March 09, 1889, Athens Township, Athens County, Ohio, USA35,36; m. GUY DINSMOOR37.

                  ii.    CHARLES GROVER LLEWELLEN38, b. July 1892, Athens County, Ohio, USA39,40; d. Abt. 191641; m. RUTH PEARL SMITH42.

                 iii.    DAISY G. LLEWELLEN43, b. October 18, 1895, Waterloo Township, Athens County, Ohio, USA44,45; m. HURLEY M. PIDCOCK46.

                 iv.    RUTH VIVIAN LLEWELLEN, b. October 07, 1897, Raundale, Athens County, Ohio, USA47,48; m. REESE DINSMOOR49.

                  v.    JESSE EZRA OSBURN LLEWELLEN50,51, b. March 15, 1900, Luhrig, Athens County, Ohio, USA52; d. 1959; m. NORMA EVANS.

 

More About JESSE EZRA OSBURN LLEWELLEN:

Burial: New Marshfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA

 

                 vi.    MURRAY MELVIN CHANDOS LLEWELLEN53, b. September 26, 1902, Marshfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA54; d. March 28, 196255.

 

More About MURRAY MELVIN CHANDOS LLEWELLEN:

Burial: New Marchfield Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA55

 

                vii.    EVELYN E. J. LLEWELLEN56, b. June 06, 1907, New Marshfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA; d. Aft. 193857; m. HAROLD FLANDERS58.

               viii.    KENDALL R. D. LLEWELLEN59, b. July 24, 1910, New Marshfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA; d. 1966; m. FLORENCE PIDCOCK60.

 

More About KENDALL R. D. LLEWELLEN:

Burial: New Marshfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA

 

                 ix.    RAYMOND HAMILTON LLEWELLEN61, b. October 12, 191262; d. Aft. 193863; m. JEANIE HOLLINGSHEAD64.

 

 

3.  JAMES LINZY3 MCCLAIN (ELIJAH2, ?1) was born April 1873 in Ohio65, and died Aft. 193866,67.  He married CLARA BRIDGE68,69,70 June 21, 1894 in Athens County, Ohio71,72, daughter of JOHN BRIDGE and JANE SUMMERS.  She was born Bet. July 1877 - 187873, and died January 24, 1928 in Columbus, Ohio, USA74.

 

Notes for JAMES LINZY MCCLAIN:

James Linzy's headstone is a small square, flat stone, face up, measuring about 8 inches across. It is located near the Southeast corner of the McClain plot at The Plains Cemetery in The Plains, Athens county, Ohio. The only other stone visible in the plot in 2002 was his sister Esther McClain and her husband Thomas Llewellyn (share a headstone).

 

 

More About JAMES LINZY MCCLAIN:

Burial: The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA75

Residence: 1928, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

Notes for CLARA BRIDGE:

Obituary: Athens paper  1/27/1928

"Funeral Held - Short services conducted at cemetery for Mrs. Clara McClain"

"Chauncey, Jan. 27 - Short services were held at the grave in Greenlawn cemetery yesterday noon for Mrs. Clara Bridge McClain who succumbed in Columbus Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Simpson, where she had been making her home.

   Her body was brought here from Columbus yesterday morning. Mrs. McClain formerly lived at Circle Hill and The Plains and had many friends in this vicinity, a number of whom attended the services yesterday."

 

Obituary: Athens paper  1/25/1928

"Linzy McClain dies at home in Capital City" (Should say "Mrs. Linzy McClain")

"Sugar Creek Woman Was Making Home With Daughter In Columbus."

"Chauncey, Jan. 25 - Mrs. Linzy McClain, 50, Sugar Creek, died Tuesday morning at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Simpson. Mrs. McClain had been in failing health for several months and last October went to Columbus to be with her daughter.

   Funeral services will be held this evening at 7 o'clock at the home of her daughter in Columbus, and on Thursday morning the body will be  brought here, and short services held at the grave at 11 o'clock in Greenlawn cemetery where burial will be made.

   Mrs. McClain was a former resident of The Plains and Circle Hill and has many relatives and friends in this vicinity. The casket will be opened after the arrival of the funeral party.

  Mrs. McClain leaves her husband, one son, Hannas McClain of Athens, and two daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Simpson and Mrs. Preston Bentley, both of Columbus. She also leaves five brothers."    

 

More About CLARA BRIDGE:

Burial: January 26, 1928, Greenlawn Cemetery, Athens county, Ohio76

Info: Died at the home of her daughter in Columbus, Ohio, USA

Residence: 1928, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

More About JAMES MCCLAIN and CLARA BRIDGE:

Marriage: June 21, 1894, Athens County, Ohio77,78

       

Children of JAMES MCCLAIN and CLARA BRIDGE are:

6.                i.    EZRA HANNAS4 MCCLAIN, b. October 29, 1895, Waterloo Township, Athens, Ohio, USA; d. 1965.

7.               ii.    SYLVIA M. MCCLAIN, b. March 25, 1898, Ohio.

                 iii.    ESTHER GERTRUDE MCCLAIN79, b. November 14, 1907, Ohio; m. KENNETH SIMPSON80.

 

More About ESTHER GERTRUDE MCCLAIN:

Residence: 1928, 659 S. Third, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

More About KENNETH SIMPSON:

Occupation: 1928, Flagman81

Residence: 1928, 659 S. Third, Columbus, Ohio, USA81

 

 

4.  ELECTA JUNE3 MCCLAIN (ELIJAH2, ?1)82,83,84 was born Abt. 1875 in Savagetown (Frametown), Braxton,  West Virginia, USA, and died 1928 in Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia, USA.  She married (1) VACHEL ARBUTUS MCBRIDE August 08, 1896 in Athens County,  OH85, son of GEORGE MCBRIDE and ELIZA NANNA.  He was born Abt. 1872 in West Virginia or Athens County, Ohio, USA, and died  in Wood County, West Virginia86.  She married (2) ELMER M. MARKS87 January 15, 1905 in Hocking County, Ohio88, son of JOHN MARKS and MARY SPROUSE.  He was born August 10, 1872 in Jackson County, Ohio, and died June 05, 1929 in Chauncey, Athens County, Ohio.

 

More About ELECTA JUNE MCCLAIN:

Residence: 1923, Parkersburg, West Virginia89,90

 

More About VACHEL ARBUTUS MCBRIDE:

Residence: 1900, With parents, even though his child was born that year, he wasn't living with wife.

 

More About VACHEL MCBRIDE and ELECTA MCCLAIN:

Marriage: August 08, 1896, Athens County,  OH91

 

Notes for ELMER M. MARKS:

Ohio Death Certificate Index online

Marks, Elmer

County Name: Athens Date of Death: 6-5-1929

Volume # 6011 Certificate # 38999

Obituary Reads:

June 6, 1929

Marks is Dead

Union Miner succumbs Wednesday Night at Home in Mill Street

Chauncey: June 5, Elmer Marks, a union miner and for a number of years

a resident of Chauncey, died last night at his house in Mill Street. He

had been in ill health for several months and was living with his son and

daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Marks. He came to Chauncey from the

vicinity of Carbondale. As yet no funeral arrangements have been

announced.

 

June 8, 1929

Funeral Friday burial of Elmer Marks Held ____ by Rev. Warren of Chester

Chauncey June 8- The Rev. N.O. Warren, of Chester, former pastor of the

Chauncey M.E. Church, conducted funeral services for Elmer Marks, 56,

held in Chauncey, Friday afternoon. Burial was made at the cemetery in

Hocking.

Mr. Marks succumbed in the home of his son and daughter -in-law Mr. and

Mrs. Thomas Marks in Mill Street Wednesday night. He is survived by his

son, a step-daughter Mrs. Merle Baum? of Parkersburg, WV. one sister,

Mrs. Barnhouse of Wellston, two brothers Elsa Marks of Wellston and Hirma

Marks of Wilkesville, Ohio,

 

Wife, Electa June McClain Marks not in household on 1920 census. Her children are living with husband Elmer Marks.

 

More About ELMER M. MARKS:

Burial: June 07, 1929, Hocking Cemetery, Hocking County, Ohio92

Occupation: Miner (for the union)93

Residence: 1920, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio94

 

More About ELMER MARKS and ELECTA MCCLAIN:

Divorce: Bet. 1913 - 1929

Marriage: January 15, 1905, Hocking County, Ohio95

       

Child of ELECTA MCCLAIN and VACHEL MCBRIDE is:

8.                i.    MYRTLE AMELIA4 MCBRIDE, b. September 07, 1900, Athens County, Ohio, USA; d. February 01, 1983, Harrisville, West Virginia, USA.

 

       

Children of ELECTA MCCLAIN and ELMER MARKS are:

9.               ii.    THOMAS LIONEL4 MARKS, b. September 03, 1904, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA; d. June 28, 1963, Pakersburg, Wood county, West Virginia, USA.

                 iii.    CHESTER GORDON MARKS, b. May 18, 1913, Ohio; d. November 13, 1918, Athens County, Ohio.

 

More About CHESTER GORDON MARKS:

Burial: November 15, 1918, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio, USA96,96,96

 

 

5.  CHARLES CURTIS3 MCCLAIN (ELIJAH2, ?1)97,98,99,100 was born September 21, 1879 in Savagetown, Frametown (on Elk River), West Virginia, USA101,102,103, and died February 11, 1940 in Poston, Sugar Creek, Athens, Ohio, USA104.  He married AMANDA BELLE PICKETT105,106 November 11, 1905 in Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA107,108, daughter of JOHN PICKETT and LOUISA MERCER.  She was born May 17, 1874 in Pike County, Ohio, USA, and died February 05, 1962 in Poston, Athens Co, Ohio, USA.

 

Notes for CHARLES CURTIS MCCLAIN:

OBITUARY

Charles McClain

Charles McClain Rites to be held on Tuesday

age 60, Sugar Creek, died Sunday evening following a

years illness.  He was born in Frametown on the Elk

River, WV, and came to Athens county as a child.  He

spent his entire life here, working in the coal mines. 

He is survived by his widow, three children, Mrs.

Florence McLean of Sugar Creek, John McClain of Oil City

Pa and James McClain of Canton; six grandchildren, one

step daughter and six step grandchildren.  Funeral

services will be held Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock

at the Sugar Creek Methodist Church with burial in St.

Augustine's Cemetery.  Feb. 12, 1940

 

 

Note: daughter Florence McLean states burial was on Feb. 14th in the midst of the biggest blizzard they had all year.

 

More About CHARLES CURTIS MCCLAIN:

Burial: February 14, 1940, St. Augustine, (Sugar Creek)Poston, Athens County, Ohio, USA109,109

Census: 1910, Athens County, Ohio (as Carl McLain)

Occupation: Coal Miner

Residence: 1905, Indian Run, Athens County, Ohio

 

More About AMANDA BELLE PICKETT:

Cause of Death (Facts Pg): Brights Disease

Occupation: housekeeper

 

More About CHARLES MCCLAIN and AMANDA PICKETT:

Marriage: November 11, 1905, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA110,111

Married By:: J.J. Lane

       

Children of CHARLES MCCLAIN and AMANDA PICKETT are:

10.              i.    CORA4 PICKETT, b. June 12, 1895, Illinois; Stepchild.

11.             ii.    FLORENCE DELEA MCLAIN, b. May 20, 1906, Oak Grove, York Twp., (Nelsonville),Floodwood, Athens, OH; d. October 08, 1963, Poston, Athens County, Ohio.

12.            iii.    JOHN WILLIAM MCLAIN, b. August 26, 1908; d. March 04, 1972, Charleston, Kanahwa County, West Virginia.

                 iv.    SGT. JAMES C. MCLAIN112,113,114, b. October 25, 1911, York Twp, Athens Co., OH; d. Bef. 1990; m. OLLIE ?; d. Bef. 1990.

 

More About SGT. JAMES C. MCLAIN:

Military service: 1945, WWII, was a Sgt.

Prisoner: 1945, WWII, released on 4/28/1945, Westminister German prison, marched in the "Death March" in Germany

Residence: 1940, Lived in Canton, Ohio, Moved to Salinas, California114,114

 

More About OLLIE ?:

Residence: Moved to California

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

6.  EZRA HANNAS4 MCCLAIN (JAMES LINZY3, ELIJAH2, ?1)115 was born October 29, 1895 in Waterloo Township, Athens, Ohio, USA116, and died 1965117.  He married GOLDIE MAY PHILLIPS118 December 24, 1916.  She was born April 26, 1898 in Athens County, Ohio119, and died 1973120.

 

More About EZRA HANNAS MCCLAIN:

Burial: The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA

Residence: 1928, Athens, Athens County, Ohio, USA121

 

More About GOLDIE MAY PHILLIPS:

Burial: The Plains Cemetery, Athens County, Ohio, USA

 

More About EZRA MCCLAIN and GOLDIE PHILLIPS:

Marriage: December 24, 1916

       

Children of EZRA MCCLAIN and GOLDIE PHILLIPS are:

                   i.    FRED5 MCCLAIN122, m. BETTY ?122.

 

More About FRED MCCLAIN:

Residence: 2002, Colorado

 

                  ii.    HANNAS EUGENE MCCLAIN123, b. July 12, 1917, Hocking County, Ohio, USA123; d. December 09, 1917, The Plains, Athens Township, Athens County, Ohio, USA123.

 

More About HANNAS EUGENE MCCLAIN:

Burial: The Plains, Athens Township, Athens County, Ohio, USA124

Cause of Death: acute dilatation of heart, found dead in bed

 

                 iii.    MARY MCCLAIN, b. February 17, 1920125; d. 1973.

                 iv.    ROBERT KENNETH MCCLAIN126, b. Private; m. ROBBIE GRACE WELCH126.

 

More About ROBBIE GRACE WELCH:

Residence: Moterey, Tennessee, USA

 

 

7.  SYLVIA M.4 MCCLAIN (JAMES LINZY3, ELIJAH2, ?1)127 was born March 25, 1898 in Ohio.  She married PRESTON BENTLEY128,129 August 08, 1916, son of JOHN BENTLEY and HELEN BRICKY.  He was born May 15, 1893 in Greenup County, Kentucky130.

 

More About SYLVIA M. MCCLAIN:

Residence: 1928, Columbus, Ohio, USA

 

More About PRESTON BENTLEY:

Occupation: 1928, Machinist131

Residence: 1928, rear 1051 E. Main, Columbus, Ohio, USA131

 

More About PRESTON BENTLEY and SYLVIA MCCLAIN:

Marriage: August 08, 1916

       

Children of SYLVIA MCCLAIN and PRESTON BENTLEY are:

                   i.    CLARA EDNA5 BENTLEY, b. September 06, 1918.

                  ii.    LLOYD PRESTON BENTLEY, b. December 28, 1919.

                 iii.    ? BENTLEY.

 

 

8.  MYRTLE AMELIA4 MCBRIDE (ELECTA JUNE3 MCCLAIN, ELIJAH2, ?1) was born September 07, 1900 in Athens County, Ohio, USA, and died February 01, 1983 in Harrisville, West Virginia, USA132.  She married OTTO CLIFTON BAUM April 29, 1922 in Wood County, West Virginia, USA.  He was born January 20, 1897 in West Virginia, and died October 07, 1971 in Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia.

 

More About MYRTLE AMELIA MCBRIDE:

Burial: Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio

Residence: 1929, Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia, USA133,134

 

More About OTTO CLIFTON BAUM:

Burial: Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio

 

More About OTTO BAUM and MYRTLE MCBRIDE:

Marriage: April 29, 1922, Wood County, West Virginia, USA

       

Children of MYRTLE MCBRIDE and OTTO BAUM are:

                   i.    THOMAS CLIFTON5 BAUM, b. July 13, 1923, Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia; m. LOIS ANNE COOK, March 13, 1953, Wood County, West Virginia, USA; b. February 18, 1930, Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia.

 

More About THOMAS BAUM and LOIS COOK:

Marriage: March 13, 1953, Wood County, West Virginia, USA

 

                  ii.    BETTY JUNE BAUM, b. February 01, 1928, Wood County, West Virginia; m. WALTER RAY BUTCHER, November 23, 1950, Wood County, West Virginia; b. June 14, 1921, Wood County, West Virginia.

 

More About WALTER BUTCHER and BETTY BAUM:

Marriage: November 23, 1950, Wood County, West Virginia

 

                 iii.    ESTHER ELIZABETH BAUM, b. March 07, 1930, Wood County, West Virginia; m. ALFRED THARPE (JR.) HALL, June 12, 1954, Wood County, West Virginia; b. January 24, 1931, Wood County, West Virginia.

 

More About ALFRED HALL and ESTHER BAUM:

Marriage: June 12, 1954, Wood County, West Virginia

 

 

9.  THOMAS LIONEL4 MARKS (ELECTA JUNE3 MCCLAIN, ELIJAH2, ?1) was born September 03, 1904 in Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio, USA, and died June 28, 1963 in Pakersburg, Wood county, West Virginia, USA.  He married ETHEL ELIZABETH WILLIAMS April 1926135.  She was born July 23, 1909 in Athens County, Ohio, USA, and died August 04, 1979 in Wood county, West Virginia, USA.

 

More About THOMAS LIONEL MARKS:

Residence: 1920, Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio

 

More About THOMAS MARKS and ETHEL WILLIAMS:

Marriage: April 1926135

       

Children of THOMAS MARKS and ETHEL WILLIAMS are:

                   i.    JUANITA MAE5 MARKS, m. EUGENE BERNARD CHEEK135; b. Private.

                  ii.    RUTH ANN MARKS, m. (1) JIMMY DALE NAPIER; m. (2) ? JONES.

                 iii.    THOMAS EDWARD MARKS, b. November 22, 1926; d. September 18, 1972, Wood County, West Virginia; m. ARLIS KATHRYN FARLEY, May 09, 1953, Wood County, West Virginia; b. March 04, 1929, Summers County, West Virginia, USA; d. April 05, 1995, Wood County, West Virginia.

 

More About THOMAS EDWARD MARKS:

Burial: Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio

 

More About ARLIS KATHRYN FARLEY:

Burial: Rockland Cemetery, Belpre, Ohio

 

More About THOMAS MARKS and ARLIS FARLEY:

Marriage: May 09, 1953, Wood County, West Virginia

 

                 iv.    BETTY LOU MARKS, b. December 27, 1927, Chauncey, Athens County, Ohio; d. November 08, 1997, Canton, Ohio, USA; m. HOWARD JAMES (SR.) RICHARDS, August 14, 1943, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA; b. February 25, 1922; d. Bef. 1996.

 

More About HOWARD RICHARDS and BETTY MARKS:

Marriage: August 14, 1943, Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA

 

                  v.    BILLY GENE MARKS, b. August 04, 1936; d. May 16, 1996; m. SHERRELL TERRELL.

                 vi.    ROBERT DALE MARKS, b. February 10, 1939, Parkersburg, Wood county, West Virginia; d. January 27, 1999, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA; m. VIOLET RICHARDS, July 04, 1959.

 

More About ROBERT MARKS and VIOLET RICHARDS:

Marriage: July 04, 1959

 

 

10.  CORA4 PICKETT (CHARLES CURTIS3 MCCLAIN, ELIJAH2, ?1)136 was born June 12, 1895 in Illinois137.  She married LANDON BENTLEY

 

Notes for CORA PICKETT:

Birth ledger spells name Cora Parry. But was spelled many ways through out paperwork.

Parry, Cora Dell, born 6/12/1895, Ill. Twp.., F(emale), fathers name: Perry, Lewis mother; Amanda B Pickett

Vol. Yor, page 131

 

1900 census, York Twp., Athens County, Ohio shows Amanda Pickett in home of parents, single, no children born or living with her. Do not know where Cora Pickett / Perry / Parry was at.

       

Children of CORA PICKETT and LANDON BENTLEY are:

                   i.    HELEN5 BENTLEY, m. FRANK ALLEN.

                  ii.    FLORENCE BENTLEY, d. Bef. 2004; m. CHARLES SMITH; d. Bet. 2003 - 2004.

                 iii.    FAYE BENTLEY, m. HAROLD LANDON.

 

More About FAYE BENTLEY:

Residence: Baltimore Ohio

 

                 iv.    LANDON BENTLEY, m. JANET ?.

 

Notes for LANDON BENTLEY:

Died in a car wreck at Logan Ohio. (After 1955 - 1975)

 

                  v.    WANDA BENTLEY, m. ? ANDERSON.

 

More About WANDA BENTLEY:

Residence: Logan, Hocking County, Ohio

 

                 vi.    PAUL BENTLEY.

                vii.    MARY BENTLEY, b. Aft. 1936138.

 

More About MARY BENTLEY:

Residence: Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio

 

 

11.  FLORENCE DELEA4 MCLAIN (CHARLES CURTIS3 MCCLAIN, ELIJAH2, ?1)139,140,140 was born May 20, 1906 in Oak Grove, York Twp., (Nelsonville),Floodwood, Athens, OH, and died October 08, 1963 in Poston, Athens County, Ohio.  She met (1) BELA KASTLEY in never married, son of JOHN KASTLEY and MAY ?.  He was born March 23, 1905, and died September 14, 1980 in Athens County, Ohio141,142.  She married (2) CHARLES HENRY MCLEAN December 20, 1927 in Athens County,OH, son of ADAM MCLEAN and SARAH WILSON.  He was born May 19, 1896 in Meadow Run,Coal Twp,Corwin-Glen Roy, Jackson Co., OH, and died June 24, 1937 in Poston (Sugar Creek), Athens County, Ohio.

 

More About FLORENCE DELEA MCLAIN:

Burial: Augustine Cemetery, Poston (Sugar Creek), Athens Co., Ohio

Residence: 1927, Poston "Sugar Creek", Athens County, Ohio

Social Security Number: 296-20-2090

 

Notes for BELA KASTLEY:

Headstone:

William Bela Kastely

PFC US Army

WWII

3/23/1905 - 9/14/1980

 

1920 Athens County Ohio Census:

John, 53; May, 52; Bela, 14; Andy, 12

 

More About BELA KASTLEY:

Burial: Augustine Cemetery, Poston (Sugar Creek), Athens Co., Ohio

Nationality: Family from Hungary

 

More About BELA KASTLEY and FLORENCE MCLAIN:

Other-Begin: never married

 

Notes for CHARLES HENRY MCLEAN:

 

 

 

 

 

More About CHARLES HENRY MCLEAN:

Social Security Number: 300-03-8905

 

More About CHARLES MCLEAN and FLORENCE MCLAIN:

Marriage: December 20, 1927, Athens County,OH

       

Children of FLORENCE MCLAIN and CHARLES MCLEAN are:

                   i.    WILLIAM ELWOOD5 MCLEAN, b. June 27, 1928, Poston (Sugar Creek), Athens County, Ohio; d. May 28, 1992, Athens County, Ohio; m. ANN MCCLAIN143, March 16, 1952, Millfield, Athens county, Ohio; d. Aft. 2003.

 

More About WILLIAM ELWOOD MCLEAN:

Residence: 1978, Hilliard, Ohio

 

More About ANN MCCLAIN:

Residence: 2002, Albany Arms Apt., Albany, Ohio, USA

 

More About WILLIAM MCLEAN and ANN MCCLAIN:

Marriage: March 16, 1952, Millfield, Athens county, Ohio

Married By:: Rev. McClung

 

                  ii.    SGT. JAMES CURTIS MCLEAN, b. January 26, 1930, Poston, Athens County, Ohio; d. December 12, 1978, Columbus, Ohio, USA; m. (1) EVA HOLDREN, Lived together; m. (2) CAROLYN SUE FRAZIER; b. April 28, 1944, Charleston, West Virginia; m. (3) PEARL ELIZABETH PHILLIPS, June 12, 1953, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio.

 

Notes for SGT. JAMES CURTIS MCLEAN:

OBITUARY: 12/13/1978

"Glouster - James McLean, 47, of 540 Elaine Ave., Columbus, a former Glouster resident, died unexpectedly Tuesday at Doctor's North Hospital, Columbus.  Born in Poston, he was the son of the late Charles (Dick) and Florence McLain McLean. He was a self-employed electrician. He was a member of the FOE Aerie 297 of Columbus. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.  He is survived by two sons, Jim of Athens and Paul of Millfield; two daughters, Ruth of Dorris, Calif., and Kathy Marsh of Athens; four grandchildren; a step-daughter, Deanie perry of Athens, a brother, Bill of Hilliard; and two sisters; Janet Lawrence of Amesville, and Deloris North of Circleville.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister.  Services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the Guinther-VanFossen Funeral Home with burial at Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M., Thursday.

 

More About SGT. JAMES CURTIS MCLEAN:

Burial: Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield, Athens County, Ohio, USA

Member of: FOE Aerie 297 of Columbus, Ohio

Military service: Korean Conflict

Occupation: Self employed electrician

 

More About JAMES MCLEAN and EVA HOLDREN:

Partners: Lived together

 

More About CAROLYN SUE FRAZIER:

Residence: Oregon

 

More About JAMES MCLEAN and PEARL PHILLIPS:

Divorce: 1958

Marriage: June 12, 1953, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio

Married By:: Rev. Raymond Kelchner

 

                 iii.    JANET DARLENE MCLEAN, b. June 21, 1932, Poston (Sugar Creek), Athens County, Ohio; d. December 24, 1996, Athens County, Ohio; m. (1) OBA DOUGLAS, April 16, 1951, Athens, Athens County, Ohio; m. (2) DONALD LAWRENCE, October 23, 1955, Athens County,  OH; b. October 21, 1931, Amesville, Athens County, Ohio; d. November 19, 1984, Amesville, Athens County, Ohio.

 

More About JANET DARLENE MCLEAN:

Burial: Mt. Herman Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Athens county, Ohio

 

More About OBA DOUGLAS:

Cause of Death (Facts Pg): hung himself in jail

 

More About OBA DOUGLAS and JANET MCLEAN:

Divorce: December 12, 1953

Marriage: April 16, 1951, Athens, Athens County, Ohio

Married By:: Justice of the Peace, Kenneth Powell

 

More About DONALD LAWRENCE and JANET MCLEAN:

Marriage: October 23, 1955, Athens County,  OH

 

                 iv.    RUTH MARIE MCLEAN, b. October 02, 1934, Poston, Athens County, Ohio, USA144,145; d. October 19, 1961, Athens County, Ohio, USA; m. RICHARD CALVIN HOLDCROFT, August 10, 1953, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio.

 

More About RICHARD HOLDCROFT and RUTH MCLEAN:

Death of one spouse: Ruth died

Marriage: August 10, 1953, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio

Married By:: Rev. Raymond Kelchner

 

                  v.    DELORES IRENE MCLEAN, b. October 14, 1936, Poston, Athens County, Ohio; m. JAMES ROGER NORTH146, July 24, 1955, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio; b. November 19, 1935, Peach Ridge, Athens County, Ohio146,147.

 

More About JAMES NORTH and DELORES MCLEAN:

Marriage: July 24, 1955, The Plains, Athens County, Ohio

Married By:: Rev. Raymond Kelchner

 

 

12.  JOHN WILLIAM4 MCLAIN (CHARLES CURTIS3 MCCLAIN, ELIJAH2, ?1)148,148 was born August 26, 1908, and died March 04, 1972 in Charleston, Kanahwa County, West Virginia.  He married REV. MATTIE FINGER149 September 1935 in Lincolnton, North Carolina, daughter of WILLIAM FINGER and ANNIE ROBINSON.  She was born Private.

 

Notes for JOHN WILLIAM MCLAIN:

Funeral home records indicate a birth date of 8/6/1908. Alley Casdorph Funeral Home records 1946-1975:

McLAIN, John William      b. 8/6/1908           d. 3/2/1972

wife, Matte FINGER

fa, Curtis McLAIN              mo.,        Amanda PICKETT

bur. Asbury Cem., Lincolnton, NC

 

 

More About JOHN WILLIAM MCLAIN:

Burial: Asbury Cemetery, Lincolnton, North Carolina

Occupation: Baptist Preacher150

Religion: Baptist150

Residence: 1940, Oil City, Pennsylvania151,151

 

More About JOHN MCLAIN and MATTIE FINGER:

Marriage: September 1935, Lincolnton, North Carolina

Married By:: Rev. Maurice Daniel Finger  (Mattie's brother)

       

Children of JOHN MCLAIN and MATTIE FINGER are:

                   i.    PHILLIP BYRON5 MCLAIN, b. died at birth.

                  ii.    BONNIE MCLAIN, b. August 29, 1939, Oil City, Pennsylvania.

 

More About BONNIE MCLAIN:

Residence: Bet. 1990 - 2000, Indiana

 

                 iii.    MARY MCLAIN, b. May 16, 1941, Jamestown, New York; m. REV. DAVID MITCHELL, August 16, 1968, Alum Creek, West Virginia.

 

Notes for MARY MCLAIN:

Mary confirms (in letter to Cheryl North) that Charles Curtis Mclain was indeed born to Elijah McLain and Lizzie Marks but does not know where "Slabbytown" is. She also says that Amanda Bell Pickett had her husband Charles Curtis McLain, committed to the Athens State Hospital due to hardening of the arteries.

 

More About MARY MCLAIN:

Residence: Bet. 1990 - 2000, Cambridge City, Indiana

 

More About REV. MITCHELL and MARY MCLAIN:

Marriage: August 16, 1968, Alum Creek, West Virginia

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  Death certificate, Elijah McClain # 30431.

2.  Census 1910, Athens County, Ohio, of son Linzy McClain, states father's birthplace as WV.

3.  Death certificate, Elijah McClain, Athens Ohio # 30431.

4.  Death certificate, Esther McClain Llewellyn 1938, Athens, Ohio.

5.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

6.  Census 1910, Athens County, Ohio, of son Linzy McClain, states mother's birthplace as Ohio.

7.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

8.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

9.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

10.  Death certificate, Elijah McClain # 30431.

11.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

12.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

13.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

14.  Braxton County, WV - Births/deaths/marriages, courthouse book.

15.  Braxton County Births 1871-1880 Vol. 3 compiled by Nettie Gregory.

16.  Braxton County, WV - Births/deaths/marriages, courthouse book.

17.  Braxton County Births 1871-1880 Vol. 3 compiled by Nettie Gregory.

18.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

19.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

20.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

21.  Headstone.

22.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

23.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

24.  Headstone.

25.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

26.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

27.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

28.  Marriage Record, Volume 8, page 149, Ahens County.

29.  Headstone.

30.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

31.  Headstone.

32.  Obituary: Thomas J. Llewellyn, Athens Messenger, dated June 10, 1940.

33.  Marriage Record, Volume 8, page 149, Ahens County.

34.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

35.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com, Delayed Births and Registrations, Athens County Ohio Volumn 12 page 1613.

36.  Census 1900.

37.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

38.  Obituary: Thomas J. Llewellyn.

39.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

40.  Census 1900.

41.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen, says Charles died 22 years ago, dated 8/4/1938.

42.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

43.  Census 1920, Athens County, Ohio.

44.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com, Athens County Births 1891 1897 Page 095.

45.  Census 1900.

46.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

47.  Athens County Birth Index 1908-1920.

48.  Census 1900, states birth as November 1897, in Ohio.

49.  John Jackson.

50.  Census 1910, "Jesse E. O. Lewellyn" in house of Thomas & Esther Lewellyn, Athens County, Ohio.

51.  Obituary: Thomas J. Llewellyn.

52.  Athens County Birth Index 1908-1920.

53.  Census 1910, Athens County, Ohio, in house of parents.

54.  Athens County Birth Index 1908-1920.

55.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

56.  Census 1910, Athens County Ohio, in house of parents.

57.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

58.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

59.  Obituary: Thomas J. Llewellyn.

60.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

61.  Obituary: Thomas J. Llewellyn.

62.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com, Athens County Births Vol 6 page 360.

63.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

64.  pmckinna@advantagecars.com.

65.  Census 1910, Athens County, Ohio.

66.  Obituary: Clara Bridge McClain, Athens paper, 1/25/1928 and 1/27/1928.

67.  Obituary: Esther Ann McClain Llewellen.

68.  1910 Athens Cencus.

69.  Athens County Births 1883-1891, Archives, Ohio University, Athens.

70.  Genealogy of the John Bridge Family in America, 1632-1924, Author: Bridge, William Dawson, 1840-1926Publication: Published by Murray in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1924Repository: Call Number: Media: BookPage: 387 .

71.  Athens County Marriages 1881-1895, Archives, Ohio University, Athens.

72.  Marriage Record, Volume 9, page 246, Athens County.

73.  Obituary, Clara McClain Obit 1/27/1928.

74.  Obituary, 1/27/1928 Chauncey/Athens.

75.  Headstone.

76.  Obituary, 1/27/1928.

77.  Athens County Marriages 1881-1895, Archives, Ohio University, Athens.

78.  Marriage Record, Volume 9, page 246, Athens County.

79.  1910 Athens Cencus, listed as "Gertrude". Athens County, Ohio

80.  Obituary: Clara Bridge McClain, Athens paper, 1/25/1928 and 1/27/1928.

81.  1928 Columbus City Directory.

82.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

83.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

84.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

85.  Vol. 9, pg. 483, Athens County, Electa J. McClain marries Vach A. McBride, 8/8/1896.

86.  Death Book, Wood County, West Virginia, pg 12 page 581.

87.  Census 1900, Vinton Twp., Vinton County, Ohio, Series: T623  Roll: 1329  Page: 143.

88.  Marriage Record, book J page 97.

89.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

90.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

91.  Vol. 9, pg. 483, Athens County, Electa J. McClain marries Vach A. McBride, 8/8/1896.

92.  Obituary, Elmer Marks.

93.  Death certificate.

94.  Census 1920.

95.  Marriage Record, book J page 97.

96.  Gene Cheek. Gene's source states death certificate for ELMER MARKS

97.  Family Knowledge.

98.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

99.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

100.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

101.  Obit: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

102.  1880 Cencus, W.VA., Braxton County, Birch District.

103.  Obituary: Elijah McClain, 1923, The Plains.

104.  Hughs Funeral Home Book (deaths).

105.  Family Knowledge.

106.  Pickett Family Bible notations.

107.  Delores Irene McLean North.

108.  Athens County marriages, volume 14 page 340.

109.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.

110.  Delores Irene McLean North.

111.  Athens County marriages, volume 14 page 340.

112.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.

113.  Family Knowledge.

114.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.

115.  1910 Athens Cencus.

116.  Athens County Births 1883-1891, Archives, Ohio University, Athens.

117.  Headstone.

118.  Death certificate, of son Hannas Eugene McClain, # 75206.

119.  Death certificate, of Hannas Eugene McClain, # 75206, Athens County, Ohio.

120.  Headstone.

121.  Obituary: Clara Bridge McClain, Athens paper, 1/25/1928 and 1/27/1928.

122.  Dennis Robert McClain 2002,  email themcclains@earthlink.net.

123.  Death certificate, of Hannas Eugene McClain, # 75206, Athens County, Ohio.

124.  Death certificate.

125.  Athens County Birth Index 1908-1920, Athens County 1905-1920 index.

126.  Dennis Robert McClain 2002,  email themcclains@earthlink.net.

127.  1910 Athens Cencus.

128.  Obituary, Clara McClain 1/25/1928.

129.  Census 1910, York Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 191..

130.  Census 1910, York Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 191. Age of 16, says he was born in Virginia.

131.  1928 Columbus City Directory.

132.  Gene Cheek.

133.  Obituary of Elmer Marks.

134.  Obituary: Elmer Marks.

135.  Gene Cheek.

136.  Family Knowledge.

137.  Census 1910, York Township, Athens County, Ohio; page 190, family #4, in home of mother & step-father: Curt McClain (Charles Curtis McLain) & Amanda B. (Pickett) McLain. States Illinois as her birthplace, age in 1910 is 14 years..

138.  Delores I. McLean North.

139.  Family Knowledge.

140.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.

141.  Headstone.

142.  Delores Irene McLean/North.

143.  Ann McClain McLean.

144.  Delores Irene McLean North.

145.  Athens County Births 1908-1941 Volume 6, page 443.

146.  James Roger North.

147.  Athens County Births, delayed and corrected, Vol. 16, page 2401.

148.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.

149.  v17t0344.FTW, Date of Import: Apr 20, 2001.

150.  Family Knowledge.

151.  Obituary: Charles Curtis McLain.