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William Stone McLellan (1797 - 1879)

William Stone "Willie" McLellan
Born in Gray, Cumberland, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 5 Feb 1826 in Fayette, Ohio, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Fayette, Ohio, United Statesmap
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William Stone McLellan, 1797-1879, was born in Maine, the son of Captain Joseph McLellan, Jr. and Rebecca Stone. In 1826, in Fayette, Ohio, William married Margaret Rebekah Wright (1809-1883). They had thirteen children, born between 1827 and 1854. [1]

William McLellan and Margaret Wright were married by a Justice of the Peace on 5 February 1826 in Fayette County, Ohio. [2]

In 1850, the McLellan family lived in Union Township, Fayette, Ohio. The oldest eight children were in school. The family included

  • William McClellan, 52, born in Maine, a farmer
  • Margaret McClellan 40 Virginia
  • Mary J McClellan 20 Ohio
  • Eliza McClellan 18 Ohio
  • Alfred McClellan 16 Ohio, a farmer
  • Theodore McClellan 14 Ohio
  • William McClellan 12 Ohio
  • Joseph McClellan 10 Ohio
  • Elizabeth E McClellan 8 Ohio
  • Margaret R McClellan 6 Ohio
  • Horton H McClellan 3 Ohio
  • Oscar M McClellan 0 Ohio [3]

In 1860, they lived in Union Township, Fayette, Ohio. The household included

  • Wm Mc Lellan, 62, born in Maine, a farmer, with $700 in personal estate
  • Margaret Mc Lellan 50 Virginia
  • Mary Mc Lellan 31 Ohio
  • Theodore Mc Lellan 24 Ohio, farmer
  • Wm Mc Lellan 22 Ohio, farmer
  • Joseph Mc Lellan 20 Ohio, farmer, in school
  • Elizabeth Mc Lellan 18 Ohio, farmer, in school
  • Margaret Mc Lellan 16 Ohio, in school
  • Horton Mc Lellan 12 Ohio, in school
  • Oscar Mc Lellan 10 Ohio, in school
  • Chas F Mc Lellan 4 [Blank] [4]

In 1870, the McLellan family lived in Union Township, Fayette, Ohio. The family included

  • Willie McClellen, 73, born in Maine, a retired farmer, with $2000 in personal estate
  • Margaret McClellen 59 Virginia
  • Horton McClellen 23 Ohio, a farmer, with $2000 in personal estate
  • Oscar McClellen 20 Ohio
  • Frank McClellen 16 Ohio, in school
  • Mary J McClellen 40 Ohio, an invalid [5]

William Stone McLellan, 1797 Maine ~ 1879 Ohio, was the son of Joseph McLellan and Rebecca Stone. He died, aged 81, in Washington Court House, Fayette, Ohio, and is buried there at Washington Cemetery. Also buried there are his wife, four of their children, and other family. [6]


  1. "Family Tree," database, FamilySearch ( : modified 27 October 2016, 18:18), entry for William Stone McLellan(PID; contributed by various users.
  2. "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 September 2021), Wm. Mckelland and Margaret Wright, 1826.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 December 2020), William McClellan, Union Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), Wm Mc Lellan, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 May 2021), Willie McClellen, 1870.
  6. Find A Grave: Memorial #139230150

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