James Christian Clawson

12 December 1911–30 July 1991 (Age 79)
Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of James Christian

When James Christian Clawson was born on 12 December 1911, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Claus Christian Clawson, was 35 and his mother, Anne Catherine Neilsen, was 25. He married Virginia Alta Lee on 9 July 1935, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Murtaugh, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States for about 10 years and Murtaugh Election Precinct, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 30 July 1991, at the age of 79, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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James Christian Clawson
Virginia Alta Lee
Marriage: 9 July 1935
Jay C Clawson
Brent H Clawson

Spouse and Children

9 July 1935
Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1912 · The Bonneville Speed Way

Age 1

The Bonneville Speedway is located northeast of Wendover, Utah and is part of the Bonneville Salt Flats Race Track. The Bonneville Speedway is listed on the National Register of Historic Places for being the venue for numerous land speed records.

Age 21

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of any of the Dutch, North German, or Scandinavian patronymics from short forms of the personal name Nik(o)laus, Nikolaas, etc. ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Christian Clawson in household of Claus Christian Clawson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James C Clawson in household of Claus C Clawson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James C Clawson, "United States Census, 1940"

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