George Albert Cloward

25 December 1850–8 November 1900 (Age 49)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George Albert

When George Albert Cloward was born on 25 December 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Poulson Cloward, was 27 and his mother, Mary Page, was 25. He married Sarah Jane Burr on 2 February 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1870 and Burrville Election Precinct, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 8 November 1900, in Burrville, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Burrville Cemetery, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Albert Cloward
Lucretia Melvina Winward
Marriage: 1885
Floyd Taylor Cloward
Otto Eugene Cloward
Marvel Cloward
Virgil Clifford Cloward
Vernon Rea Cloward
Fern Cloward
Edwin Cloward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1885Burrville, Sevier, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 7
    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 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    A History of Sarah Jane Burr and George Albert Cloward

    A History of Sarah Jane Burr and George Albert Cloward* LaVon Gillette Grandy *(This history is chapter 9 in A History of the Burr Pioneers, edited by Wesley R. Burr and Ruth J. Burr and published b …

    Sources (44)

    • George Cloward in household of Thomas Cloward, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961
    • Geo. A. Cloward in entry for Taylor Floyd Cloward, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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