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.
John was born in Abbeville, South Carolina.
John had three sons:
After John Sr. died, the children were placed under the guardianship of the Hills and Andersons.
Combined History of Randolph, Monroe, and Perry Counties, Illinois, page 69