Alexander Clearwater

1876–22 March 1894 (Age 18)
New York, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Clearwater was born in 1876, in New York, United States, his father, James D Clearwater, was 27 and his mother, Rachel A Markle, was 22. He lived in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States in 1880. He died on 22 March 1894, at the age of 18, and was buried in Marbletown, Marbletown, Ulster, New York, United States.

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James D Clearwater
Rachel A Markle
Alexander Clearwater
Viola Clearwater
Eva Clearwater

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 0

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 6

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Translation of German Klarwasser, a topographic name for someone who lived by a source of pure water, from Middle High German klār ‘clear’ + wazzer ‘water’. Compare Rainwater .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alexander Clearwater in household of James Clearwater, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alexander Clearwater, "Find A Grave Index"

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