Indiana McCaslins

John McClearyAge: 76 years18121888

Name
John McCleary
Birth about 1812 27 17
Death of a fatherWilliam McCleary
May 18, 1815 (Age 3 years)
Census 1820 (Age 8 years)
Marriage of a parentRobert BrownBetsy (Elizabeth A) McCaslinView this family
June 2, 1825 (Age 13 years)
Note: Elizabeths last name is transcribed McClurg
Birth of a half-sisterUnknown daughter Brown
1826 (Age 14 years)

Census 1830 (Age 18 years)
MarriageRuth WebbView this family
August 29, 1833 (Age 21 years)
Note: McClary is recorded as McCleary
Birth of a son
#1
George A McCleary
about 1838 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#2
William A McCleary
1839 (Age 27 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1840 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Sarah E McCleary
about 1842 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Robert John McCleary
about 1845 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Joseph A McCleary
about 1847 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Mahala G McCleary
December 6, 1850 (Age 38 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1850 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a son
#7
Samuel T McCleary
about 1854 (Age 42 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn McCaslin
1855 (Age 43 years)

Note: He is not on the 1860 census although his wife Sarah is still living with the McCleareys
Birth of a daughter
#8
Margaret McCleary
about 1857 (Age 45 years)
Death of a sonJoseph A McCleary
before 1860 (Age 48 years)

Note: He is missing from the 1860 census and can be presumed to have died.
Census 1860 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge TalkingtonSarah E McClearyView this family
March 13, 1861 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam A McClearySarah E PikeView this family
December 31, 1863 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childRobert John McClearyMartha BowenView this family
October 4, 1866 (Age 54 years)
Marriage of a childJeremiah SaterMahala G McClearyView this family
April 11, 1869 (Age 57 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Death of a sonRobert John McCleary
before 1870 (Age 58 years)
Note: His wife Martha is a widow at the time of the 1870 census taken on 20 June
Census 1870 (Age 58 years)
Marriage of a childSamuel T McClearyEliza ButlerView this family
November 19, 1871 (Age 59 years)
Note: Eliza name is transcribed as Licia
Death of a sonWilliam A McCleary
1879 (Age 67 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Note: Both William and his wife Sarah Pike are missing from this census and their children are living with their grandparents, Daniel and Rebecca Pike.
Burial of a sonWilliam A McCleary
1879 (Age 67 years)
Note: Burnsville Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 30514322)
Census 1880 (Age 68 years)
Death of a wifeRuth Webb
February 12, 1886 (Age 74 years)

Source: Find a Grave
Burial of a wifeRuth Webb
after February 12, 1886 (Age 74 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Note: Mount Olivet Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 51072503)
Death August 12, 1888 (Age 76 years)
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 12, 1810, Washington, Kentucky
3 years
himself
Mother’s family with Robert Brown - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: June 2, 1825, Jefferson, Indiana
19 months
half-sister
Family with Ruth Webb - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 29, 1833, Hancock, Indiana
5 years
son
2 years
son
4 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
4 years
son
4 years
daughter

Marriage

McClary is recorded as McCleary

Shared note

In the 1820 US Federal Census for Jefferson County, Indiana, John McCaslon's [McCaslin] family has increased. He has in his household one male under 10 (his grandson John McCleary, Betsy's son), one male 45 and over (himself, he's 50), one female under 10 (probably Betsy's daughter), one female between 16 and 26 (his daughter, Betsy McCaslin McCleary), and one female 45 and over (who is probably his wife Sarah, but she should be 40 not 45). He is living next door to Hugh and Charlotte (King) Snodgrass), his brother-in-law and half sister.

In the 1830 US Federal Census for Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, John McCasland [McCaslin] is still iving next door to his half sister Charlotte (King) Snodgrass. Also living next door is his son-in-law Robert Brown, his daughter Betsy McCaslin McCleary Brown and an unknown granddaughter. John has in his household one male between 20 and 30 (his grandson, John McCleary), one male between 60 and 70 (himself), one female between 5 and 10, one female between 15 and 20 (Betsy's McCleary daughter?), and one female between 40 and 50 (probably his wife Sarah).

In the 1840 US Federal Census for Decatur County, Indiana, John McLeary [McCleary] has in his household two males under 5 (George and William), one male between 30 and 40 (himself), one male between 70 and 80 (his grandfather John McCaslin), one female under 5 (?), one female between 20 and 30 (his wife Ruth Webb McCaslin) and one female between 60 and 70 (his grandmother, Sarah Batsele McCaslin)

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Sand Creek, Decatur, Indiana, 38-year-old farmer John and his wife 35-year-old Ruth (Webb) McClorey [McCleary] family have in their household their children 12-year-old George A, 11-year-old William A, 8-year-old Sarah, 5-year-old Robert J and 3-year-old Joseph A, and John's grandparents, 90-year-old John and 80-year-old Sarah (Batsele) McCaslin.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Jackson, Decatur, Indiana, 50-year-old farmer John McCleory[McCleary] has $3,300 worth of real estate and $500 worth of personal property. He and his 46-year-old wife Ruth [Webb] McCleary have in theiir family their children, 22-year-old carpenter George A, 20-year-old laborer William A, 18-year-old Sarah E, 14-year-old Robert G, 11-year-old Mahala G, 6-year-old Samuel T, and 3-year-old Margaret, and Johns 90-year-old grandmother Sarah McCaslin. Joseph is missing from the household and may be presumed to have died.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Jackson, Decatur, Indiana, 60-year-old farmer John McLeary [McCleary] has real estate worth $5,750 and $1,500 worth of personal property. He and his 56-year-old wife Ruth [Webb] have in their household their two youngest children, 19-year-old Samuel and 14-year-old Margaret, and an 18-year-old farm laborer, Joseph Hawkersmith. John, Samuel and Margaret can read and write, but Ruth cannot. Margaret has attended school in the past year. The McClearys are living next door to their widowed daughter 25-year-old Sarah [McCleary] Talkington and her children, 8-year-old Riley and 6-year-old Clement.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Jackson, Decatur, Indiana, 71-year-old farmer John McCleary and his 66-year-old wife Ruth [Webb] McCleary[McCleary] have in their household his mother 87-year-old E.A. [Elizabeth A McCaslin McCleary] Brown and his sister-in-law Mahala [Webb] Wheldon. John is living next door to his son 27-year-old farmer Samuel McCleary, Samuels 30-year-old wife Eliza [Butler], their 2-year-old daughter Lilly, Elizas brother 18-year-old farm worker Thomas Butler, and father 71-year-old widowed engineer Robert Butler.