Josiah Lee Clawson

4 March 1862–21 March 1938 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Josiah Lee

When Josiah Lee Clawson was born on 4 March 1862, in Indiana, United States, his father, James Starr Clawson, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Ice, was 37. He married Levara Utt Harvey on 7 February 1884, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Henry, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 21 March 1938, in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Lee Clawson
Levara Utt Harvey
Marriage: 7 February 1884
Leonard Harvey Clawson

Spouse and Children

7 February 1884
Henry, Indiana, United States


    Leonard Harvey Clawson


Parents and Siblings

    James Starr Clawson


    Mary Ann Ice




    Caroline Clarissa Clawson


    Elizabeth J Clawson


    John Mortimer Clawson


    Orlistus Powell Clawson


    Peter A Clawson


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 20

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Clawson in household of James S Clawson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josiah L Clawson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joe Clawson, "United States Census, 1900"

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