MCCLEERY, Dr. William

Male 1803 - 1867  (64 years)


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  • Name MCCLEERY, William 
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 31 Jul 1803  Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education 1827  [1
    at Washington College and Jefferson Medical College, graduating 
    Census (desc) 1840  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1850  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1857  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    organized and was a partner in the lumber business McCleery, Runkle & Neuhard 
    Census 1860  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Biography


    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County 1891: WILLIAM McCLEERY was for many years one of the best known medical practitioners in the county. He was a native of Dauphin county, Pennsylvania, and a son of John McCleery, a merchant of Harrisburg and subsequently of Milton, who died on his farm near the latter place. William removed with his parents to Milton in boyhood, read medicine with Dr. James S. Dougal, and graduated from Jefferson Medical College in the class of 1827. For more than thirty years he practiced his profession in Milton and the surrounding country for miles in every direction, and shared with his contemporaries a large and lucrative practice. Doctor McCleery married Margaret, daughter of William Pollock, and a sister of the late ex-Governor James Pollock, who bore him six children, five of whom survive: J. P., of Milton; Mary, wife of Joseph D. Potts, of Philadelphia; Julia J., wife of Jesse Merrill, of Lock Haven; John, of Milton, and William P., of Troy, Pennsylvania. In 1857 Doctor McCleery turned over his practice to his eldest son, Dr. J. P. McCleery, and engaged in the lumber business. He erected the first steam saw mill on the river at Milton, and followed the lumber trade up to his death, December 4, 1867. His wife died fourteen years prior to his decease.
    _UID 4159CC580B0CFD40B9B67388B0B6537BB030 
    Died 4 Dec 1867  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Milton Cemetery 
    Person ID I95  Milton Families
    Last Modified 27 Dec 2011 

    Father MCCLEERY, John,   b. 1766,   d. 21 Apr 1851  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother LYTLE, Mary,   b. 1774,   d. 18 Dec 1848  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family POLLOCK, Margaret,   b. 8 Nov 1806,   d. 13 Oct 1842, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Children 
     1. MCCLEERY, Mary,   b. 9 Sep 1830,   d. 4 Dec 1913, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. MCCLEERY, Dr. James Pollock,   b. 13 Nov 1832, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1910, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. MCCLEERY, Sarah,   b. 5 Nov 1834,   d. 20 Sep 1842, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     4. MCCLEERY, Col. John,   b. 8 Apr 1837, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1907  (Age 70 years)
     5. MCCLEERY, William Pollock,   b. 29 Apr 1839, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1907, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. MCCLEERY, Julia J.,   b. 1842, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1898  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jul 1803 - Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1840 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - organized and was a partner in the lumber business McCleery, Runkle & Neuhard - 1857 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Dec 1867 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Milton Cemetery - - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 1.

    2. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 9.

    3. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 41.

    4. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 969.

    5. [S4] Gravestone.