William Henry Cloward

18 December 1848–1 January 1919 (Age 70)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Cloward was born on 18 December 1848, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Poulson Cloward, was 25 and his mother, Mary Page, was 23. He married Sarah Jane Richmond on 10 April 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Haden, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. In 1880, at the age of 32, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 1 January 1919, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Cloward
Sarah Jane Richmond
Marriage: 10 April 1868
Mary Jane Cloward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 19
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of an unidentified surname, possibly:German Klauert or Glauert, from an ancient Germanic personal name composed of Old High German glou ‘sharp witted’ + hart ‘strong’.Flemish Clauwaert, a derivative of Dutch klauw ‘claw’ (referring to the heraldic claw of a lion), denoting a member of the medieval militia from Gent.

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

    Sources (33)

    • William Cloward in household of Thomas Cloward, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
    • W. M. Beal in entry for Sarah Jane Cloward Beal, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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