William Charles Clos

22 September 1861–8 September 1943 (Age 81)
Richterswil, Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of William Charles

When William Charles Clos was born on 22 September 1861, in Richterswil, Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Heinrich Wilhelm Clos, was 37 and his mother, Verena Carolina Brunner, was 26. He married Katherina Koelsch about 1897, in France. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1943, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Charles Clos
Katherina Koelsch
Marriage: about 1897
Alfred Gabriel Jaeger Clos
Rosa Leopoldina Jaeger Clos

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1897France
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 3
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Kloss 1. It is also found in France (Lorraine).French: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, from Old French clos ‘enclosure’ (from Late Latin clausum, past participle of claudere ‘to close’). Compare Duclos .

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

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    Sources (16)

    • William C Clos, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Will C Clos, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William Charles Clos, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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