9. John Hillory3 McClure (Samuel2, unknown1) was born in Hickory, Lawrence Co, PA January 09, 1847. The county should probably be Mercer Co. since Lawrence county was not incorporated until 1849. John died June 30, 1905 in New Castle, Lawrence Co, PA, at 58 years of age. Death records list John's cause of death as Peronitis. He was in the Shenango Valley Hospital for 5 day previous to his death. He is burried in Neshannock Cem.

He married Clara E unknown in Lawrence Co, PA, about 1888. Clara was born in Pennsylvania April 1864. John is listed with his family in the 1850 census at age 2.

In the 1880 census Shenango, Lawrence Co, Pennsylvania page 258, Jas. D Sankey (age 46) is recorded with his wife Maria (age 40), Dicky (age 15), Mary (age 7), BroL Hillory McClure (age 33), and MotherL Mary McClure (age 62). Hillory is a farm laborer.

In the 1900 census Hickory Twp, Lawrence Co PA page 88, Hillary (age 52) is recorded as a widow and a lodger with Isaac Reynolds. Right next to them is recorded Clara McClure, also a widow (age 36) with two children Carl (age 10) and Carrie (age 7). I have recorded Clara as Hillary's wife bacause of this. Just this is a strange census recording for a husband and wife.

Biographical Sketch by M. E. Sica His obit. says he died as a result of being injured by an enraged bull at the home of ex-commissioner William Y Gibson. He was born and reared in Lawrence Co, PA, and is survived by a wife, 2 children, Carl (aged 15 years) and Carrie (3 years younger) and 3 sisters. A republican in politics. He is listed as Hillary McClure, served in the Civil War from Shenango Twp, Lawrence Co, PA, as a Private, Co. G, 78th Reg't. Inf. The Death Register states his occupation as Farmer.

John Hillory McClure and Clara E unknown had the following children:

child 19 i. Carl4 McClure was born in Lawrence Co, PA March 1890.

child 20 ii. Carol McClure was born in Lawrence Co, PA October 1892.

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