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Genealogy: McCLENDONs and McLENDONs: 
Thomas Green McCLENDON
and Ella Wren DAWSON

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Thomas Green McCLENDON Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon, "Mother Ella"

T. G. McCLENDON (November 17, 1856 - February 26, 1920) and Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon (December 27, 1876 - February 17, 1960)

Thomas Green McCLENDON (a.k.a., T. G. McCLENDON) and Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon ("Mother Ella") taken about 1885. This is the only known photo of Thomas Green McCLENDON, but other photos of an older looking Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon exist. Both of these photos are very large and their photo was taken (in April 1998) while they were propped against the side of a house.

 


Information on this family was provided by Denise McCLENDON Mayeaux (BASSNBARI@aol.com) to Gloria Yvonne McCLENDON Gault (YGault@juno.com). They are cousins of some degree.

T. G. McCLENDON, a.k.a., Thomas Green McCLENDON, (November 17, 1856 in Clinton, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana - February 26, 1920; buried in Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana?).

Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon, a.k.a. "Mother Ella" (December 27, 1876 in Bluff Creek, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana - February 17, 1960; buried in Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana?). Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon was the daughter of Luke G. DAWSON (from Mississippi) and Annie BOOKER (from Louisiana). Annie BOOKER's parents were Howell BOOKER and Julia BROWN.

T. G. McCLENDON, a.k.a., Thomas Green McCLENDON married Ella Wren DAWSON McClendon ("Mother Ella") on January 24, 1897 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

Their children:

  1. Wallace G. McCLENDON (November 27, 1897 in (Bayou) Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana - May 19, 1957; buried in Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana?)

  2. Mark Kearney McCLENDON (July 11, 1902 in (Bayou) Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana? - July 4, 1993; buried in Adams Cemetery I in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana). Note: Mark Kearney McCLENDON was entered as J. Kearney McCLENDON in a family Bible. His first wife was Grace McNABB and his second wife was Josie Mae ADAMS. Children: Beverly Ann, Laverne Louise, and Corky (a male). Lavern Louise McCLENDON married a CHEDVILLE; they son is: Kevin Kearney Chedville (kkched@bigfoot.com). See: HUNT Family History, Washington Parish, Louisiana.

  3. Henry Lee McCLENDON (March 3, 1904 in (Bayou) Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana - Sep 1973 in NC?). He worked for Southern Railway and retired from there. Henry was 16 years old when his father died. He married Donna Belle WESTALL (June 25, 1905 in Lynn, Polk Co., NC - February 8, 1991 in NC?). They live in North Carolina and had 4 daughters, including Gloria Yvonne McCLENDON Gault (YGault@juno.com) who was born on April 20, 1936 in East Flat Rock, NC.

  4. Carry Lewis McCLENDON, a.k.a., Carrie Lewis McCLENDON (November 19, 1910 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana - ). This must have been Robert's dad, Simms or Sims.

  5. Eugene V. Debs McCLENDON (February 24, 1919 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana - August 3, 1998).

  6. unknown child - died at birth?

 


All are buried at Ponemah Cemetery, Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana but this needs to be rechecked to make sure):

Thomas Green McCLENDON's headstone     Ellen Wren DAWSON McClendon's headstone. Photo was taken in April 1998 in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana.

Carrie McCLENDON Dade's headstone    Melvin M. DADE's headstone

Odelia FENDLASON McClendon's headstone Wallace G. McCLENDON's headstone

See: The Fendlason Family, by Zuma F. Magee (1963) 224 K Sept. 1998 Edie McKinney Talley

 


LINKS

Ancestry.com at URL: http://www.ancestry.com/ 

Census Project Home Page
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/census/

National Search Engine http://searches.rootsweb.com/htdig/search.html or look at all files directly:

FTP Archives
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/ LA State

Search Files by State http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ussearch.htm

USGenWeb Archives "Building a Virtual Courthouse" at URL: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/

Washington Parish Cemetery FTP database is at URL: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/

 


NOTES for review

ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/plaquemi/obits/obit1979.txt

The Plaquemines Gazette Obits for 1979 Plaquemines Parish Louisiana
Submitted by Darnell Brunner Beck


Miss Beverly A McClendon beloved daughter of M K McClendon and stepdaughter
at Mrs. Josie Mae McClendon from Bogalusa, La. daughter of the late Grace
McNabb McClendon; sister of Mrs. Laverne Ruth Chedville of Port Sulphur La.
and Thomas G. McClendon of Bogalusa, La. and a devoted friend of Guynelle
Duncan of Preston, Mississippi, 43 years old, a resident of Roseland La.
and a former resident of Buras, La.
McCLENDON results from Ancestry.com, I believe:

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 ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/newspapers/el1925.txt

ABSTRACT ARTICLES FROM WASHINGTON PARISH'S ERA LEADER IN
FRANKLINTON, LOUISIANA 1921-1930
WASHINGTON PARISH, LA
Submitted by Edie McKinney Talley (Emcktalley@aol.com)
Transcribed by Diane Nunn (DN69040@aol.com)
Donated by Bonnie Dier (washlibrary@yahoo.com)
BY:  BONNIE DIER, FRANKLINTON, LA.  70438

1925
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11-12-1925

Estelle Pipes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hermon P. McClendon 
of Amite married Frank Eugene Patenotte on November 14th.
.... end of Pat's Notes.)

McClendon, Herman P.  to  Davis, Lorena  10-10-1897
McClendon, Hosia  to  Carter, Terrell  12-8-1905
McClendon, Hosie  to  Bridges, Tiney  3-14-1911 (Pat's Notes: Hosia is African-American? Check census)
McClendon, Idella  to  Wilson, A.J.  2-18-1920
McClendon, Jake  to  Wyre, Helena  2-7-1923
McClendon, James  to  Campbell, Isobel  1-2-1908
McClendon, James  to  Miller, Nancy C.  10-14-1913
McClendon, James B.  to  Stokes, Elizabeth  NO-DATE
McClendon, Jesse B.  to  Hutchinson, Margaret R.  2-22-1855
McClendon, Joe  to  Compton, Hester  12-28-1880
McClendon, Joe  to  Washington, Luberta  12-20-1900
McClendon, Joe  to  Tucker, Lelah  7-10-1918

McClendon, J.C.  to  Terry, I.W.  4-5-1869 (Note a possible for Calvin J.)

McClendon, J.M.  to  Wainwright, Mary E.  2-15-1866
McClendon, Maggie  to  Ard, Oscar  3-12-1922
McClendon, Marshall  to  Williams, Fannie E.  NO-DATE
McClendon, Marshall W.  to  Williams, Fannie E.  6-10-1870
McClendon, M.F.  to  Williams, Rosa  5-3-1924
McClendon, Nancy  to  Tucker, Willie  2-20-1918
McClendon, Pheobe  to  Gilbert, Leon  1-9-1902
McClendon, Rachael  to  Cain, Albert  11-13-1932
McClendon, Rosevelt  to  Jenkins, Cora  2-19-1928
McClendon, Sabrah  to  Patch, Samuel  9-4-1826
McClendon, William  to  Hays, Mary  4-22-1851
McClendon, Willie E.  to  Adams, Effie  2-13-1915
McClendon, Willie H.  to  Castles, Nettie  1-4-1884
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McClinton, Nona  to  Harrison, John  5-9-1868
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Louisiana Census Index, 1810-1890

Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Record
Type Database ID#

1860 MCCLENDON C. E.Feliciana Par. LA 100 Clinton P.O. Federal Population
Schedule LA 1860 Federal Census Index LA39078096

1860 MCCLENDON E. E.Feliciana Par. LA 076 Clinton P.O. Federal Population
Schedule LA 1860 Federal Census Index LA39078098

1870 MCCLENDON FLORENCE East Feliciana LA 394 8 W Clinton Federal Population
Schedule LA 1870 Federal Census Index LA010143317

1870 MCCLENDON T. B. East Feliciana LA 383 7 W Clinton Federal Population
Schedule LA 1870 Federal Census Index LA010143331

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1860 MCCLENDON F. M. Scott County AR 758 Washbourn Township Federal
Population Schedule AR 1860 Federal Census Index AR126217565

1860 MCCLENDON JESSE Sevier County AR 033 Franklin Township Federal
Population Schedule AR 1860 Federal Census Index AR126217567

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1860 MCCLENDON ROBERT P. Pike County GA 084 Zebulon P.O. Federal Population
Schedule GA 1860 Federal Census Index GA37094003

1860 MCCLENDON ROBERT P. Pike County GA 117 No Twp Listed Slave Schedule GA
1860 Slave Schedule GA12026161

1860 MCCLENDON JESSE Schley County GA 038 Ellaville P.O. Federal Population
Schedule GA 1860 Federal Census Index GA37093991

1860 MCCLENDON MARY E. Schley County GA 042 Ellaville P.O. Federal
Population Schedule GA 1860 Federal Census Index GA37094000

1860 MCCLENDON JOSEPH F. Spalding County GA 162 Griffin P.O. Federal
Population Schedule GA 1860 Federal Census Index GA37093996


Full Context of American Civil War Research Database, Soldiers

Results

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Frank W McClendon
Claimed Residence in Henry County
 Enlist Date Enlist Place Enlist Rank Enlist Age
09 September 1861   Priv

Served Georgia  Enlisted H Co. 27th Inf Reg. GA
Source: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865
Abbreviation: GARosterC
Published by Longino & Porter on 1955-58

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Washington Parish Cemetery FTP database is at URL:
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/

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ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/vol_6/adams2.txt
(NOTE: Spelled McLENDON not McCLENDON as in the one below. This is a common
problem.)

Adams  Cemetery II, Washington Parish, Louisiana
Submitted by Edie McKinney Talley

Source:  Cemetery Records: Louisiana, Vol. VI, pp. 4-9.  Documented and
compiled by Mrs. Zuma Fendlason Magee and Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss, 1980.
Contributed by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss.

Located in Washington Parish  La., Ward 5, T2S, R14E, East of Bogalusa
Hwy. 21,  Copied April 18, 1970 by Mrs. J. C. Copes and Mrs. Doyle L.
Bateman, Baton Rouge, La.

Hilry H. McLendon - Apr. 25, 1923 - Dec. 9, 1903
Infant son of L.N. and E. C. McClendon - B & D Sept. 3, 1961
J. M. McLendon - 1848 - 1929 - Masonic Emblem
Elizabeth Adams McLendon - Aug. 10, 1866 - Feb. 28, 1957; Footmarker:
"Sissy"

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ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/vol_6/adams1.txt
- none

Adams Cemetery I, Washington Parish, Louisiana
Submitted by Edie McKinney Talley

Source:  Cemetery Records: Louisiana, Vol. VI, pp. 1-3.  Documented and
compiled by Mrs. Zuma Fendlason Magee and Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss, 1980.
Contributed by Mrs. Dixie Sylvest Moss.

Located in Washington Parish, La. Ward 6, 1/4 to 1/2 mile west of
La. Hwy. 16, between Enon and Isabel.  Copied 12-26-1978 by Dixie S.
Moss and Zuma F. Magee.

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ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/wpghs/adams1.txt

ADAMS CEMETERY I, Washington Parish, Louisiana
Submitted by Edie McKinney Talley
Contributed by the Washington Parish Genealogical and Historical Society

Adams Cemetery (EAST OF HWY. 21)

LOCATION:  Ward 5, from Bogalusa, travel North on Hwy. 21, turn right on
436, 3/4 mile, turn right on Pigott's Crossing Road, 3/16 mile, turn
right on Adams Cemetery Road.  Copied 6-15-1995 by Mr. Willie J. Crain.

MCCLENDON, ELIZABETH "SISSY" ADAMS, b. 8-10-1866, d. 2-28-1957,
w/o J. M. McClendon, d/o Sherwood W. & Alicia Manning Adams

MCCLENDON, HILRY H., b. 12-9-1903, d. 12-9-1903

MCCLENDON, INFANT, b. & d. 9-3-1961, s/o L. N. & E. C. McClendon

MCCLENDON, J. M. (JAMES), b. 1848, d. 1929, Masonic Emblem, h/o
Elizabeth Adams McClendon

MCCLENDON, JOSIE MAE ADAMS, b. 1-16-1908, d. 4-23-1990, w/o Mark Kearney
McClendon

MCCLENDON, MARK KEARNEY, b. 7-11-1902, d. 7-4-1993, h/o Josie Adams
McClendon
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ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/cemeteries/wpghs/adams2.txt
- none

Adams Cemetery, Washington Parish, Louisiana
Submitted by Edie McKinney Talley
Contributed by the Washington Parish Genealogical and Historical Society

ADAMS CEMETERY (BETWEEN ENON - ISABEL)

LOCATION:  WARD 6, 1/4 TO 1/2 mile from junction of Hwy. 16 and Choctaw
Road   COPIED: First surveyed 1978 by Zuma F. Magee, resurveyed
11-22-1996 by R. S. Corkern.

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USGenWeb Archives "Building a Virtual Courthouse"
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/


Search Files by State http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/ussearch.htm For
example: "Thomas McClendon" and LA "radio button" selected yields:

Salem Cemetery, Section Three
Northwest of Livingston, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

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Row 14

1. Eric Thomas McClendon (Infant)
Son of Nina McClendon
Oct. 13, 1977

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Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

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ROW 9 1/2:
 1. EDWARD THOMAS McCLENDON  NOV 24, 1884          JULY 7, 1937
 2. SRENA McCLENDON LAMBERT  DEC 26, 1883          MAR 19, 1970

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"Thomas G. McClendon" yields to obit from earlier: The Plaquemines Gazette
Obits for 1979 Plaquemines Parish Louisiana

Thes yield nothing:

"Thomas Green McClendon"

"T G Mc Clendon"
"T.G. McClendon"
"T. G. McClendon"
"T.G. Mc Clendon"
"McClendon, Thomas G."
"McClendon, Thomas Green"
"McClendon, TG"
"McClendon, T.G."
"McClendon, T. G."
"Mc Clendon, T. G."
"Thos. G. McClendon"

"J. Calvin McClendon"

etc., I think you can see how sensitive these search engines can be.

Thomas McClendon without the quote marks yields 174 results which mean that
both Thomas and McClendon are on these web pages but not necessarily
together.

McClendon yileds 231 results for Louisiana.

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National Search Engine http://searches.rootsweb.com/htdig/search.html 934
results for McClendon (without quote marks)

or look at all files directly:

FTP Archives
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/ LA State

ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/e-felici/ East Feliciana Parish, LA
ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/washingt/ Washington parish, LA

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Census Project Home Page
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/census/

 


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Thomas Green McCLENDON and Ella Wren DAWSON, Melvin M. DADE and Carrie McCLENDON Dade, Odelia FENDLASON McClendon, family genealogy

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