Covered Wagon

Name and Place

John McClinton moved to the Illinois territory on Christmas Day, 1804 and settled at the Irish Settlement. A few weeks after their arrival, Mrs. McClinton died. John died a year afterward.

Origins

John was born in Abbeville, South Carolina.

Spouse

Children

John had three sons:

  1. John
  2. William
  3. Samuel

After John Sr. died, the children were placed under the guardianship of the Hills and Andersons.

Offices Held

 

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Notoriety

 

References

  1. Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois, page 69