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McClallen, Charles W.

Born: 1810-06-07 Massachusetts

Died: 1866-01-14 Peoria, Illinois

Flourished: 1854-09-28 Peoria, Illinois

When Peoria became incorporated in 1835, McClallen was elected as a trustee. In 1850, McClallen and his wife Rhoda were living in Peoria where he was employed as a merchant and owned $5,000 in real property. By 1860, McClallen was living in Peoria's Third Ward and had amassed $60,000 in real property, with a personal estate valued at $15,000. He supported the Whig party and in 1863 was the president of City Insurance Company in Peoria.

The History of Peoria County Illinois (Chicago: Johnson, 1880), 451; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Peoria, Peoria County, IL, 170; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Ward 3, Peoria, Peoria County, IL, 206; Petition of Jonathan K. Cooper and Others to Abraham Lincoln; Omi Earl Root, comp., Root's Peoria City Directory, for the Year 1863 (Peoria, IL: N. C. Mason, 1863), 110; Gravestone, Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum, Peoria, IL.