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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Family Time Line

John Clawson
1798–1850
Nancy Swinford
1800–1830
Marriage: 7 January 1822
Cyrena Ann Clawson
1822–1849
John Newton Clawson
1825–1897
Martha Ann Clawson
1828–1884

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1822
Harrison, Kentucky, United States
children

(3)

    Cyrena Ann Clawson

    Female1822–1849Female

    John Newton Clawson

    Male1825–1897Male

    Martha Ann Clawson

    Female1828–1884Female

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.
1803

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

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.

Possible Related Names

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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