John Clawson

1 January 1798–1 October 1850 (Age 52)
New York, United States

The Life of John

John Clawson was born on 1 January 1798, in New York, United States. He married Nancy Swinford on 7 January 1822, in Harrison, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 1 October 1850, in Andrew, Missouri, United States, at the age of 52.

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John Clawson
Nancy Swinford
Marriage: 7 January 1822
Cyrena Ann Clawson
John Newton Clawson
Martha Ann Clawson

Spouse and Children

7 January 1822
Harrison, Kentucky, United States


    Cyrena Ann Clawson


    John Newton Clawson


    Martha Ann Clawson


World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 14

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of the Dutch, North German, or Scandinavian patronymics from short forms of the personal name Nik(o)laus, Nikolaas, etc. ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Clauson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Clawson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • John Clawson, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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