- Name-Variation: James McLean was also known as James MacLEAN.2
- Occupation: James was carpenter.2
- Birth: He was born on 2 February 1830 at Ardclach, Nairnshire, Scotland.3,2
- Baptism: He was baptised on 9 February 1830 at Ardclach, Nairnshire, Scotland; Witnesses: Duncan CAMPBELL & Donald MacQUEEN.3,2
- Birth*: He was born on 9 February 1830 at Ardclach, Nairnshire, Scotland.1,4
- He was the son of Hector McLean and Ann McQueen.1
- [S40] From Faith Batson via Ancestry.com (FaithBatson51) [Jul 2011].
- [S123] LGB, Tait Gear & related surnames in "GEDCOM from LGB via FB", listserve message to Facebook, 2015. Printout dated 11/11/2015, [Nov 2015]. Hereinafter cited as GEDCOM LGB.
- [S71] Unknown name of person, unknown record type (unknown file date), unknown repository, unknown repository address.
- [S1] International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA: International Genealogical Index), [July 2011].
Mother*: Ann McQueen1 b. c 1800, d. 26 Aug 1878