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McLane/McLain/McClane/McLean and various spellings are included. When I was growing up in Chicago, Illinois, there were only 3 names in that huge telephone directory that were spelled the way we currently spell McLane. One was my father, Orland McLane, another was his brother, Doyle McLane and the third was someone we didn't know personally. No one in our family thought to call that person and inquire if they were "family" or "cousins" or just a stranger after all.
McLane Family Files (39 KB) These records contain information about the the McLane Family from Scotland, who migrated to North Carolina and then on to Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and Indiana. My great great grandfather, James McLane was in Illinois before it became a state in 1818.
Cox, McFarland and McLane Families (61 KB) Information about my mother, Clola Virginia McFarland McLane and my grandmother who was Minnie Clementine Cox. Also contains some McLane information.
Eli McLane, Orland McLane (boy) and Earl McLane (14 KB) Eli McLane was my great grandfather, who was born in Union County, Illinois and died there in 1932.
Orland was my father, also born in Union County in 1908. He died in 1989 in Louisiana. The baby is my dad's nephew, Earl McLane.