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Jesse Olen McClanahan

Male 1913 - 2006  (92 years)

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  • Name Jesse Olen McClanahan  [1, 2, 3
    Born 1 Aug 1913  Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Feb 2006  Monahans, Ward County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hewitt Cemetery, Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Jesse Olen McClanahan
      Web posted February 10, 2006
      HEWITT -- Graveside service for Jesse Olen McClanahan, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006, at Hewitt Cemetery with the Rev. J.B. Lovelace officiating.

      Born on Aug. 1, 1913, in Wewoka, Okla., to Jesse Edwin and Fannie Florence Copeland McClanahan, he died on Feb. 7, 2006, in Monahans, Texas. He was preceded in death by a son, Olen McClanahan in 1997; his parents; and two brothers, Bill and Joy McClanahan.

      Jesse grew up in Healdton where he graduated from high school in 1931. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Ethel Ruth Todd on Sept. 1, 1935, in Ardmore and they raised their family in Wilson while he was employed by Shell pipeline. They lived in several towns until he retired after 25 years while living in McCamey, Texas. In 1973 they returned to Wilson. They moved to Monahans five years ago.

      Survivors include his wife, of the home; a daughter, Alana Hogg and husband, David, Palestine, Texas; a son, Dick McClanahan and wife, Judy, Monahans; sister, Wenonah Pollard, Delhi, La.; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

      Copied from his FindAGrave memorial page, created by "EM."
    Person ID I4973  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Jesse Edwin McClanahan,   b. 25 Sep 1875, Schuyler County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1960  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Fannie Florence Copeland,   b. 2 Feb 1885, Arthur, Parks Township, Stephens County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1975, Healdton, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1907  [1
    • When Jesse asked Fannie's mother for her hand, her mother said: "If it's the Lord's will and Jim don't care, then I don't."
    Family ID F2644  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1913 - Wewoka, Seminole County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S468] Williams, Cova Jean Hurst--Family Researcher (GEDCOM file).

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online];, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 19903917 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [ database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Oklahoma, Carter County, Hewitt Twp Enumerated 19 Jan 1920 SD 3 D 54 Sheet 24B 524-529 (Reliability: 3).