Hary Clow

1669–
Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Hary

When Hary Clow was born in 1669, in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Clow, was 20 and his mother, Isobell Mertin, was 22. He married Janet Breddie on 16 July 1689, in Muthill, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Hary Clow
1669–
Janet Breddie
1670–
Marriage: 16 July 1689
James Clow
1697–
Anna Clow
1699–

Spouse and Children

    Male1669–Male

    Janet Breddie

    Female1670–Female

MARRIAGE
16 July 1689
Muthill, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Male1697–Male

    Anna Clow

    Female1699–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Clow

    Male1649–Male

    Isobell Mertin

    Female1647–Female

siblings

(2)

    Male1669–Male

    Alexander Clow

    Male1670–Male

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Clough .2 English: metonymic occupational name for a nailer, from Old French clou ‘nail’. Compare Clower .3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Klau, a habitational name for someone from Klau near Aachen or Clauen in Lower Saxony, or Glau, a nickname for an astute person, from Old High German, Low German glou, glau ‘circumspect’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hary Clow in entry for James Clow, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Harie Clow, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Hary Clow in entry for Anna Clow, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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