George William Clouse

27 March 1869–23 June 1954 (Age 85)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Clouse was born on 27 March 1869, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Tillman Edward Clouse, was 39 and his mother, Catharine Metz, was 37. He married Josephine Georgie Hendrickson on 16 August 1893, in Odebolt, Sac, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Calhoun, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He died on 23 June 1954, in Lake City, Calhoun, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lake City, Calhoun, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Clouse
Katie May Miles
Marriage: about 1897
Kenneth F Clouse
Catherine Sigrid Clouse
Fred Allan Clouse
Alice Adelaide Clouse

Spouse and Children

about 1897
Lake City, Calhoun, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 23

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Klaus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Geo W Clouse, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • George Clouse in household of Tilman Clouse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George W Clouse, "United States Census, 1930"

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