John McClellan[1, 2]

Male - 1814


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  • Name  John McClellan 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  Aug 1814  Greenville, Darke Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • John McClellan was "waylaid and shot by some Indians" while on a trip to trade with Indian towns on the headwaters of the Wabash.
    Person ID  I2090  adkinshorton
    Last Modified  14 Mar 2016 

    Father  James McClellan,   d. Aft 1830, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anna Giffin,   b. Abt 1783 
    Married  Y  [4
    Family ID  F17  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Pioneer Biography, Sketches...Butler County, Ohio
    Pioneer Biography, Sketches...Butler County, Ohio
    Excerpt from: Pioneer Biography, Sketches of the Lives of some of the Early Settlers of Butler County, Ohio, Vol. II by James McBride of Hamilton, Robert Clarke & Co., 1871. - Pages 7-98 Recounts many exploits of three brothers, William, Robert W., and John McClellan, also providing the dates of their deaths.

  • Notes 
    • "WILLIAM, ROBERT and JOHN McCLELLAN were sons of a pioneer farmer, who, at the time of the Revolutionary War, lived in a part of Cumberland county, Pennsylvania, which is now embraced in Franklin county, at the base of the Cove or North mountain, near where the town of Mercersburgh now is [as of publication in 1871]. Here the boys were schooled in all the arts of woodcraft and inured to all the hardships of frontier life." Pioneer Biography, McBride, 1871

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Hamilton County, Ohio Will Book, Vol. 1, 472.
      Will of James McClellan

    2. [S4] McBride's Pioneer Biography, Vol. II, James McBride of Hamilton, (Robert Clarke & Co., Cincinnati, 1871), Dar CT254 M11 v.2., 9.
      See entire "Pioneer Biography" excerpt: pages 7-98.

    3. [S4] McBride's Pioneer Biography, Vol. II, James McBride of Hamilton, (Robert Clarke & Co., Cincinnati, 1871), Dar CT254 M11 v.2., 95.

    4. [S1] A History & Biographical Cyclopaedia of Butler County, Ohio - Evansville, Ind. 1882, 574a, Union Twp.
      James Patchell, the son, was born on the 9th of July, 1814, at Oil Creek, Venango Co., Penn., and remove with his parents to Clermont Co., in Ohio, in 1816. He came to Union Twp. in 1830. On the 28th of Aug., 1842, he was married, at Port Union, to Mrs. Belinda McClellan Smith, widow of Dr. G. M. Smith. Her maiden name was McClellan, being the daughter of James McClellan and Anna Giffin, and she was born in Hamilton Co., Ohio, Oct. 8, 1815. Her father was a great-uncle of General George B. McClellan. They have six children. Joseph C. was born December 14, 1843; E. Jennie, August 4, 1847; James E., August 29, 1850; Stephen O, January 29, 1853; Edward W., August 14, 1855; and Rosalinda, December 6, 1858. Joseph C , who is married to Lizzie Gerwig, now lives in Cincinnati, and is a dentist in good practice; E. Jennie is married to Samuel B. Dean, and lives at Collinsville; James is married to Ollie Cutler, and lives at Port Union; Stephen is married to Jennie Easton; Edward W. is married to Mollie HoAvard; Rosalinda was married September 28, 1881, to George Milton Roudebush, of Newtonville, Clermont County.


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