William John or Jasper Claywell

about 1840–about 1930 (Age 90)
Scott, Illinois, United States

The Life of William John or Jasper

When William John or Jasper Claywell was born about 1840, in Scott, Illinois, United States, his father, Joel Claywell, was 41 and his mother, Lucinda Cain, was 35. He died about 1930, at the age of 90.

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Joel Claywell
Lucinda Cain
Eliza Brunch Claywell
William John or Jasper Claywell
Hannah Claywell
Margaret Claywell
William Jasper Claywell
Josephine Claywell
Catharine Claywell
John N Claywell
Job Claywell
Joel Claywell

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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 8

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Claywell in Dorset or Claywell Farm in Oxfordshire, named from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + wella ‘stream’, ‘spring’.

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

Sources (1)

  • John Claywell in household of Joel Claywell, "United States Census, 1850"

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