My McClure Family Tree with Branches
Generation 1
Main Source:

This is an abbreviated version of what may be found at the above Rootsweb page.  It was well over 100 pages long as many of the end names were still
living and show limited information. I have also made corrections here where necessary, but have not made changes to the document
John Andrew’s
Rootsweb entire McClure Tree.pdf.  The some hyperlinks will take you to external sources, including John Andrew’s tree; and other links will get you to
their pages or links on my website.  Additional headstone photos may be found at

Note:  A name with a small number beside it indicates lineage and denotes further information is available below.  

Notes – Initially found indications of earlier ancestors at: - by Faith McClure was a strong source for Pre-Andrew family
information.  See
‘Before Our Andrew McClure’ Tree.
Descendant Register, Generation No


Descendant Register, Generation No. 1



Andrew McClure1 – b: 11 DEC 1748; d: 15 MAY 1815, in Franklin, Haywood County, NC; m: Mary Wilson on 13 JUN 1769, Rowan County, NC (per NC Marriage Collection 1741-2004); b: 1745 (per US & Int’l Marriage Records lists)d: 22 JUN 1839, Haywood County, NC


Possible birth date for Mary Wilson McClure – August 2, 1751. Faith McClure’s family tree on shows her life span as 1751-1839.


Children of Andrew McClure and Mary Wilson are:

1. Thomas McClure2 – b: 1770, Rowan County, NC; d: 1856, Union County, GA; m#1: Sarah [McGaha]; m#2: Sarah Kirby Crawford on 25 OCT 1823

2. Joseph McClure2 – b: ca. 1772, Rowan County, NC; d: 1821, Cooper County, MO

3. John McClure, Sr. 2 – b: 28 APR 1775, Rowan County, NC; d: 21 APR 1840, Union County, GA (possibly a spy in 1795); m: Sarah Cathey

4. Nancy "Ann" McClure2 – b: ca. 1776, Rowan County, NC; m: Thomas Kimsey

5. Andrew McClure, Jr. 2 – b: 1780, Burke County, NC; d: aft 1860; m#1: Deborah Akin ca 1806 (b: ca 1787; d: ca 1816); m#2: Peggy Irons on FEB 1816, Haywood County, NC (daughter of William Irons); m#3: Mary Street on 30 MAY 1829, Haywood County, NC

6. Margaret McClure – b: 1782, Burke County, NC; m: James Bradshaw (b: 1777, NC)

7. William M. McClure, Sr. 2 – b: ca. 1784, Burke County, NC; d: ca. 1857, Macon County, NC; m#1: Nancy Strain; m#2: Elizabeth Jones

8. James McClure2 – b: 27 OCT 1786, Burke County, NC; d: 13 JUN 1848, Holly Springs, Macon County, NC; m: Sarah Strain

9. Mary McClure2 – b: 1 JAN 1791, Burke County, NC; d: 20 JUN 1845, Haywood County, NC; m: Peter Mason