16 May 1794–7 August 1879 (Age 85)
Old Town, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
When John Van Clearman was born on 16 May 1794, in Old Town, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, his father, Jacob Clearman, was 29 and his mother, Hanna Swearingen, was 24. He married Margaret Rush in 1817. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 1 Fayette, Fayette, Alabama, United States in 1850 and Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died on 7 August 1879, at the age of 85, and was buried in Vernon, Lamar, Alabama, United States.
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