John Lucas Clarkston

Male30 January 1844–16 February 1915

Brief Life History of John Lucas

John Lucas Clarkston was born on 30 January 1844, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States as the son of Rev. 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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Family Time Line

John Lucas Clarkston
Barbara Jane Wilson
Marriage: 2 February 1901
Gladys Ellen Clarkson
William Edward J Clarkston
Ruby Ethel Clarkston
Orvil Anderson Clarkston
John Logan Clarkston
Floyd Arthur Clarkston

Sources (9)

  • John Clarkston, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John L Clarkston, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • John Locust Clarkston, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1901Perkins, Payne, Oklahoma, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    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 with intrusive -t-. The name is not from Clarkston (Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire), which are recent places with names containing the surname Clark . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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