John McClure CLEVENGER Adaiah Beniah CLEVENGER Frederick Anderson CLEVENGER Dessie Pearl CLEVENGER Texie M CLEVENGER Ruth Betty Ann CLEVENGER Julia Blanche CLEVENGER Rachel Adeline STRANGE Thelma Adeline CLEVENGER Hall CLEVENGER Zebulon CLEVENGER Mary E HALL Rhoda DAVIS Mini tree diagram

John McClure CLEVENGER1,2,3,4,7,7,5

10th Jun 18631,2,3,4,5,6 - 13th Jan 19281,3,5

Life History

10th Jun 1863

Born in Cocke County, Tennessee.1,2,3,4,5,6

12th Feb 1881

Married Rachel Adeline STRANGE in Cocke County, Tennessee.2,7

30th May 1882

Birth of son Adaiah Beniah CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.3

3rd Jul 1885

Birth of son Frederick Anderson CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.3

12th Dec 1887

Birth of daughter Dessie Pearl CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.6

19th Sep 1892

Birth of daughter Texie M CLEVENGER in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee.1,8

13th Apr 1899

Birth of daughter Ruth Betty Ann CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.9

27th May 1902

Birth of daughter Julia Blanche CLEVENGER.1,3


Death of Rachel Adeline STRANGE in Cocke County, Tennessee.1,3

12th Nov 1905

Married Mary E HALL in Cocke County, Tennessee.3,7

28th Aug 1906

Birth of daughter Thelma Adeline CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.4,9

4th Apr 1908

Birth of son Hall CLEVENGER in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee.4,10,11,12,13,3

about 1910

Birth of son Zebulon CLEVENGER in Cocke County, Tennessee.4,3

24th Apr 1921

Death of daughter Dessie Pearl CLEVENGER in Stonega, Wise, Virginia.6

22nd Jun 1923

Death of Mary E HALL in Clevenger, Cocke, Tennessee.3,3,14

13th Jan 1928

Died in Clevenger, Cocke, Tennessee.1,3,5

15th Jan 1928

Buried in Phillips Cemetery, Cosby, Cocke County, Tennessee.3,5


  • Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    McClure Clevinger
    Gender Male
    Marriage 12 Feb 1881 Cocke, Tennessee
    Spouse Adaline Strange

    J Mack Clevenger
    Male 1853 [1863] - 1928  (74 years [64])

    J Mack Clevenger
    Born 10 Jun 1853 Cocke County, Tennessee
    Died 13 Jan 1928 Cocke County, Tennessee
    Buried 15 Jan 1928 Phillips Cemetery

    Father John McClure "Mack" Clevenger,  b. Sep 1836, Tennessee d. 10May 1910  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Mother Rhoda Davis,  b. 1844, Tennessee d. 4 Jul 1868  (Age 24 years)

    Wife Adeline Strange,  b. Tennessee Find d. Bef 13 Jan 1928 [bef 1904,when Mack married his second wife Mary E Hall]
    1. Fred Clevenger
    2. Ben Clevenger
    3. Dessie Clevenger
    +       4. Texie Clevenger,   b. 19 Sep 1892, Newport, Cocke County,Tennessee d. 2 Feb 1946, Cocke County, Tennessee (Age 53 years)
    5. Ruth Clevenger
    6. Blanch Clevenger,   b. 27 May 1902,   d. 3 Mar 1951, Knox County,Tennessee (Age 48 years)
    7. Thelma Clevenger
    --  Smoky Mountain Ancestral Quest,

    There is a discrepancy in the data provided in the Smoky Mountaingenealogy.  J Mack is reported born in 1853, but his mother isreported born only in 1844, which is impossible.  Another one or moregenealogies reports Mack's birth year as 1863, not 1853.

    Shell's genealogy below also reports that John Mack and Rhoda weremarreid in 1860, which all fits together nicely.  The year 1863 isconfirmed by his death certificate and grave.  His death certificateshows the date was originally typed in with the typo as 1853, but wascorrected by hand to read 1863.

    Also, Thelma is the name of the first daughter of Mack with his secondwife Mary Hall in 1907.  The 1900 census also lists the child named asFred in the above list, under the name Frederick A Clevenger, reportedin 1900 as born July 1885.  Frederick may be the one with descendantsin Oklahoma.

    "John 'PerJohn' Mack Clevenger (son of Alexander Clevenger andElizabeth Free) was born 1836, and died date unknown. He married RhodaDavis on 1860, daughter of Elias Davis and Julie Belle.  [Son] JohnMack Clevenger, b. 1863, d. Abt. 1928."
    --  Shell's Genealogy,

    Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
    Mary Hall
    Marriage 12 Nov 1905 Cocke, Tennessee
    Spouse J Mc Clevenger

    1920 Federal Census, Cocke County, Tennessee, 16 January, CivilDistrict 4, Enumeration District 45, Page 7B, Hse/Fam #132
    Clevenger, John M Head Owns M W 56 Married  TN NC TN Miller
    Clevenger, Marry E Wife F W 53 Married  TN TN TN
    Clevenger, Thelma A Dau F W 13 Single TN TN TN
    Clevenger, Hall M W 11 Single TN TN TN
    Clevenger, Zebbie Son M W 9 Single TN TN TN
    Clevenger, Lucindy Aunt F W 63 Widow TN TN TN

    J Mack Clevenger
    Birth Jun 10, 1863 Cocke County, Tennessee
    Death Jan 13, 1928 Clevenger, Cocke County, Tennessee
    [His death certificate reports the name of the place as Clevengers,not Clevenger]

    John McClure Clevenger (1836 - 1910)
    Rhoda Davis Clevenger (1844 - 1868)

    Adeline Strange Clevenger (1861 - 1904)
    Spouse Mary Hall Clevenger (1866 - 1923)
    Adiah Beniah Clevenger (1882 - 1935)
    Fred A Clevenger (1885 - 1962)

    Isabella Clevenger Hall (1859 - 1936)
    Zebulon Clevenger (1865 - 1939)

    Burial Open Door Church Cemetery, Cocke County, Tennessee

    Created by Tammie Gunter Mar 08, 2010
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #49445351,


  • 1. Smoky Mountain Ancestral Quest
  • 2. Trees
  • 3. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 4. 1920 Federal Census, Cocke County, Tennessee
    • 16 January, Civil District 4, Enumeration District 45, Page 7B,
  • 5. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
  • 6. Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
  • 7. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002
  • 8. Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955
  • 9. Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
  • 10. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007
  • 11. Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, 1810-1973
  • 12. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 13. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 14. Tennessee Certificate of Death

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