71. Denny5 McClure (John4, John3, Unknown2, unknown1) was born in Willow Grove, Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA 1771.

He married Margaret Gillis October 15, 1789. Margaret was born in Carlisle, Cumberland Co, PA May 6, 1769. Margaret died December 6, 1821 in Finley Twp, Washington Co., Pa, at 52 years of age. He lived for a while in Allegheny County, Pa., and while there was initiated in Lodge No. 45, F. & A. M., Nov. 12, 1793; removed prior to 1800 to Beaver, Beaver County, Pa., where he kept a tavern in 1800, and was County Commissioner in 1805-6. He left Beaver shortly afterwards, and went down the Ohio River to what was then Virginia, now West Virginia. In the early thirties he was living in Washington County, Pa. We do not know when or where he died.

In the 1790 census page 222, there is a Denny McClure recorded in Allegheny Co, PA in the portion on the county taken from Washington Co, having 2 males over 16 and 2 females.

Most that likely Denny moved here with another McClure about his age with his wife. Could this be Samuel? Or was Samuel his middle name?

A Denny McClure is found in the 1810 census Chartiers, Washington Co, PA page 32.

Denny McClure and Margaret Gillis had the following children:

child 186 i. Jain6 McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA September 14, 1790. Jain died December 26, 1805 at 15 years of age.

child 187 ii. Martha McClure was born in Pennsylvania September 20, 1792. Martha died 1833 at 40 years of age. She married John Gunn.

child 188 iii. John McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA March 6, 1795. He married Sarah Forbes July 9, 1818.

child 189 iv. Margaret McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA January 20, 1797. Margaret died July 18, 1835 at 38 years of age. She married Horatio N Bakewell about 1817. Horatio was born about 1797.

child 190 v. Mary McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA May 23, 1799. She married John Logan in Washington Co, PA, August 5, 1834. John was born about 1799.

child 191 vi. Elizabeth McClure was born in Pennsylvania December 19, 1801. She married William Cunningham. William was born about 1800.

child 192 vii. Indiana McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA October 19, 1804. She married Joseph W Tomlinson. Joseph was born about 1804.

child 193 viii. William Rain McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA December 22, 1806. He married Margaret Parkinson about 1826. Margaret was born about 1806.

child 194 ix. Jain McClure was born in Pennsylvania September 29, 1808. Jain died October 14, 1809 in Pennsylvania, at 1 year of age.

child 195 x. James McClure was born in Forward, Allegheny Co, PA March 10, 1810. He married Julia Martin in New Martinsville, VA, September 1854. Julia died December 24, 1882 in Dayton, Kentucky.

child 196 xi. Denny Hoge McClure was born in Finley Twp, Washington Co., Pa August 23, 1813. Denny died February 11, 1893 in Sweet Home, Linn Co, OR, at 79 years of age. Buried at Gilliland Cem. Sweet Home, Linn, Or He married Pernina Colgate Parrish in Hoskinsville, Morgan Co, OH, January 6, 1841.

Pernina was born in Monongahela City, PA October 11, 1824. Pernina died May 7, 1896 in Sweet Home, Linn Co, OR, at 71 years of age.

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