An American Family History


The McLin Family

  also spelled McLinn, McLin  

Alexander McLin was born about 1758 in Pennsylvania.

Mary McLin (1776, married James Wilson),
William McLin (1778, married Elizabeth Humphreys),
Martha McLin (1781),
Alexander McLin (1786),
Robert McLin (1788, married Ann Blair),
Benjamin Mclin (1794, married Hannah Miller),
James McLin (1796, married Jane Cunningham),
Richard McLin (1798, married Rachel Blackmore),

They were early settlers in Washington County, Tennessee. Alexander appeared on the 1814 tax list of Washington County.


William McLin was born on February 8, 1778 in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

He married Elizabeth Humphreys.

Sarah Humphrey McLin (1801, married Elijah Robertson),
Anne B. McLin (1814, married Alexander McGhee and Reynolds A. Ramsey),
William C. McLin (1818 ).

During the War of 1812, he was a captain of a company in Colonel Lillard's regiment from October 12, 1813 to February 8, 1814.