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James Samuel McClellan
Attala County, Mississippi
Grant County, Arkansas


Four Generations of McClellans'

Four Generations of McClellans, ca. 1922
  • James Samuel McClellan, age 86 - 13 Nov 1834, Abbeville District, S C

  • Isacc Scott McClellan, son; age 48 - 23 Oct 1871, Dorsey County, Ark

  • John Little McClellan, grandson; age 24 - 25 Feb 1896, Grant County, Ark

  • Max Eldon McClellan, ggrandson; age 5 - 10 Nov 1914, Sheridan, Grant, Ark

James Samuel McClellan was the oldest child of John Patton McClellan of South Carolina and Attala County, Mississippi. James was born in South Carolina and lived in Attala County from 1844-45 until about 1857 or 1858, when he and his family removed to Arkansas. His parents, John Patton McClellan and Mary Ann Glasgow McClellan and sisters remained in Attala County. Above photograph was taken ca. 1922.

James Samuel McClellan

James Samuel McClellan, ca. 1925

James Samuel McClellan was a Confederate veteran and the grandfather of Senator John Little McClellan, of Sheridan, Arkansas. James was born in 1834 in South Carolina and died in 1930 in Arkansas. He and his wife, Hulda Scott Mathis McClellan had 8 children, two born in Attala County and the rest in Arkansas. James had 100 grandchildren and also great grandchildren at the time of his death. He is buried in Camp Creek Cemetery, east of Hurrican Creek and just north of present day Ain Community, Grant County, Arkansas. Photograph ca. 1925.

These photographs were submitted on November 18, 2002 by Jean McClellan. Jean is researching McClellan, Mathis/Matthews, Muirhead, Grant, Tyler, Morrow, Glasgow in Attala County and many more surnames connected to Arkansas. Jean has posted the results of her research at 'WorldConnect' on '' and this research can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

James Thomas Glasgow

Jean McClellan also has a research site for the above surnames at (password protected), and if anyone is interested in participating in the research posted to this site, they should notify her by e-mail at Jean McClellan

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