Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Col. Richard P. McGlincy (McGlincey)

Col. Richard P. McGlincy (McGlincey)

       From the U.S. Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles
Co. A       7th Va. Cav.       C. S. A.
Field       17th Va. Cav.       C. S. A.
Co. E       11th Va. Cav       C. S. A.
Pt. 1
Name - Richard P. McGlincy
Residence - Camp Jefferson, Virginia
Enlisted - Sept. 26, 1861
Rank at Enlistment - Private
State Served - Verginia
Service Record - Enlisted in Co. A   7th Va. Cav. on Sept. 26, 1861
Pt. 2
Name - Richard P. McGlincy
Residence - New Market, Virginia
Age at Enlistment - 21 Years
Enlistment Date - May 18, 1862
Rank at Enlistment - Private
Enlistment Place - New Market, Virginia
State Served - Virginia
Survived the War - Yes
Service Recotd - Enlisted in Company Hess, 7th Va. Cav. Regt. on May 18, 1862.   Mustered Out on June 21, 1862.   Transferred to 17th Va. Cac. Battalion on June 21, 1862.   Mustered Out on Feb. 5, 1863.   Transferred to Co. E   11th Va. CAv. Regt. on Feb. 5, 1863.
Height - 5' 10"
Complexion - Light
Eyes - Gray
Hair - Brown
Record Source - The Virginia REgimental Histories Series

       From the 1870 Census
Name - R. P. McGlincy
Aged - 29 Years
Birth Place - Virginia
Home in 1870 - Elgin, Kane Co., Ill.
Race - White
Spouse - Acenth McGlincy
Spouses Age - 27 Years

       From the 1880 Census
Name - R. P. McGlincey
Aged - 39 Years
Birth Place - West Virginia
Home in 1880 - Elgin, Kane Co., Ill.
Race - White
Occupation - Editor of Newspaper
Spouses Name - Asenath R. McGlincey
Spouses Age - 52 Years

       From the California Voter Registration
Name - Richard Parran McGlincey
REsidence Year - 1888
Residence Place - Santa Clara, California
Age - 47 Years

       From the California Voter Registration
Name - Richard Parran McGlincey
Residence Years - 1892
Residence Place - Santa Clara, California
Age - 50 Years
     
       From the Kane County, Illinois History, Date not listed.
Kane County: Illinois
     McGlincy, Richard P., Local and Dairy Editor of the Elgin Advocate, Born in Shepardstown, Jefferson Co., Virginia, May 21, 1840;   Came to Illinois in July 1868, stopping in Chicago until the following spring, when he located in Elgin, his present home;  Commenced his journalistic labors about twenty-five years ago, in the state of Virginia;  has been associated with the Elgin Advocate since January, 1873, as local editor;  was elected Secretary of the Elgin Board of trade in May 1877;   Is Secretary of the Northwestern Dairymen's Association;   Member of Kane Lodge, No. 47, I. O. O. F.;   Also District Deputy Grand Master which position he has held for the past four years.

       From the June 15, 1935 issue of The Elgin Courier-News
     Colonel McGlincy, another Elgin veteran of the "hosts in gray," served under Gen. Stonewall Jackson in the eastern theater of war and located in this city in the seventies.   For a time he was dairy editor of the old Elgin Gazette and from 1877-87 was secretary of the Elgin board of trade.
     Mr. McGlincy left Elgin in the late eighties to make his home on the coast and in 1893 was a California commissioner to the World's Columbian exposition.   In May 1896 Mr. McGlincy, his wife, and four other members of the household were murdered by a son-in-law of Mrs. McGlincy who ran amuck with an ax and gun at the McGlincy home near Campbell, Calif.

       From the Find-A-Grave Index
Name - Col. Richard Parran McGlincy
Birth Date - May 21, 1841
Death Date - May 26, 1896
Death Place - Campbell, Santa Clara Co., California
Cemetery - Oak Hill Memorial Park
Burial Place - San Jose, Santa Clara Co., Calif.
Spouse - Ada Wells McGlincy

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