John Lucas Clarkston

30 January 1844–16 February 1915 (Age 71)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of John Lucas

John Lucas Clarkston was born on 30 January 1844, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States as the son of William Riley Clarkson and Penelope Cecelia Kile Bolling. He married Ellen Shoemaker on 28 March 1864, in Mason, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cimarron Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 16 February 1915, in Agra, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Agra, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States.

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John Lucas Clarkston
Ellen Shoemaker
Marriage: 28 March 1864
Baby Clarkson
child Clarkson

Spouse and Children

28 March 1864
Mason, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 4

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): variant of Clarkson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Clarkston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Clarkston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John L Clarkston, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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