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Robert Andrew McClain, is cited in several different Revolutionary War pension applications by men who served under him when he was a captain of North Carolina Militia in the Revolutionary War. One of his daughters, Mary McClain, married Leonard Boone Elledge, the son of Charity Boone and Francis Elledge. Charity was the daughter of Edward "Ned" Boone. ROBERT ANDREW McCLAIN (1746-1807) ID: I06310 Name: Robert Andrew MCCLAIN Sex: M Birth: ABT. 1746 in North Carolina Death: ABT. 1807 in Knox County, Tennessee Robert McClain was commissioner in 1784, High Sheriff of Randolph Co., NC. He also was a captain, then major of NC militia in the Revolutionary War and fought at the Battle of Camden, SC.