Re: McClurgs in McLean Co. Illinois
The following are some clues on Lemeul McClurg from Ohio & IL:
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1850 McLean Co IL has Lemeul & Maria living next door to Cheney Howard and his wife, Unice from CT and NY.
Lemuel McClurg age 25 w. Maria 24, son Perry and daughter Unice.
Meanwhile, back in Champaign County Ohio, marriage records: Index D/112-McClurg, Lemuel -Howard, Maria
Living next door to Lemuel & Marie in McLean Co IL 1850,
Howard, Cheney 25 Ohio w, Eliza J. 25 Ohio, d. Prudence 5, and d. Harriet age 5/12 Ohio.
Meanwhile back to Champaign Marriage index D/120 McClurg, Eliza J. - Howard, Cheney.
By 1860, McLean Co IL Census, Cheney Howard, Sr, is deceased and Unice Howard age 57 b. NY is living with Lemuel and Maria McClurg.
As to the Parents of Lemuel McClurg, they were most likely living in Champaign Co Ohio, and probably some that are listed as heads of house in the 1850 Champaign Co OH Census.