IL Vol Inf, Co. A, 138th Reg
Monroe Robentile McClanahan, 17th child of Capt. John McClanahan and Peggy Black Wright, was born in
In early life he made a profession of religion and united with the United Presbyterian Church of Cedar Creek, Illinois and was always an active member of the church. He was a charter member and an elder of the Alexis United Presbyterian Church and served as elder a number of years in the Mount Ayr United Presbyterian Church. At the time of his death, he held his membership in the West Side United Presbyterian Church of Monmouth,
Mrs. Belle McClanahan died November 20, 1893. On May 25, 1896, he was married again to Mrs. Elizabeth McCreary at Cedar Creek parsonage, Warren County, Illinois, by her pastor. They lived most of the time in Warren County, Illinois, until her death, which took place October 31, 1920. After that time he made his home with his two sons.