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
1862–1938
Levara Utt Harvey
1862–1933
Marriage: 7 February 1884
Leonard Harvey Clawson
1888–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 February 1884
Henry, Indiana, United States
children

(1)

    Leonard Harvey Clawson

    Male1888–1974Male

Parents and Siblings

    James Starr Clawson

    Male1821–1894Male

    Mary Ann Ice

    Female1824–1866Female

siblings

(9)

    Caroline Clarissa Clawson

    Female1844–1934Female

    Elizabeth J Clawson

    Female1845–1847Female

    John Mortimer Clawson

    Male1847–1913Male

    Orlistus Powell Clawson

    Male1852–1924Male

    Peter A Clawson

    Male1854–1855Male

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World Events (8)

1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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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