James Chancellor Clothier

Chew Magna, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Chancellor

When James Chancellor Clothier was christened on 22 March 1807, in Chew Magna, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Clothier, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Chancellor, was 40. He married Hester Sage on 30 September 1833, in Chew Magna, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Koylton Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died in June 1878, in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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James Chancellor Clothier
Hester Sage
Marriage: 30 September 1833
James Clothier
Stephen Clothier

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30 September 1833
Chew Magna, Somerset, England


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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of cloth and clothes, from Middle English cloth (Old English clāð) + the agent suffix -(i)er.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Clothier, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Clothier, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Clothier in entry for Stephen Clothier, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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