Joseph Morgan Clower

Male15 November 1873–14 June 1951

Brief Life History of Joseph Morgan

When Joseph Morgan Clower was born on 15 November 1873, in Texas, United States, his father, Daniel Morgan Clower Jr., was 28 and his mother, Martha Amanda Simmons, was 19. He married Ethel Gertrude Hardy on 9 September 1900, in Delta, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Delta, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 2, Delta, Texas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 14 June 1951, in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pecan Gap, Delta, Texas, United States.

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Joseph Morgan Clower
Ethel Gertrude Hardy
Marriage: 9 September 1900
Joseph Dale Clower

Sources (10)

  • Joseph N Clower in household of Daniel M Clower, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joe Clower, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Joseph Morgan Clower, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1900Delta, Texas, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 2

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Delta, Texas, United States. [Spread across Delta and Fannin counties]

    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

    Age 21

    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    English (Nottinghamshire, of Norman origin): occupational name for a nailer, from an agent derivative of Old French clou ‘nail’ (compare French Cloutier ).

    Americanized form of German Klauer (or the variant Clauer ).

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

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