John Henry Clews

2 January 1881–17 August 1953 (Age 72)
Kells, County Meath, Ireland

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Clews was born on 2 January 1881, in Kells, County Meath, Ireland, his father, John Clews, was 40 and his mother, Eliza Anne Springall, was 36. He married Emma Crozier in 1906, in Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ireland in 1881. He died on 17 August 1953, in Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

John Henry Clews
1881–1953
Emma Crozier
1876–1949
Marriage: 1906
Arthur Reuben Henry Clews
1906–1968
Robert William Thomas Clews
1908–1948
Winston Leonard Clews
1910–1910
John Oswald Clews
1910–1969
Francis E. Clews
1911–
Sarah Margaret Easley Clews
1913–1988
Lilian L Clews
1915–1916
Cyril S Clews
1919–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1906
Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Arthur Reuben Henry Clews

    Male1906–1968Male

    Robert William Thomas Clews

    Male1908–1948Male

    Winston Leonard Clews

    Male1910–1910Male

    Male1910–1969Male

    Francis E. Clews

    Male1911–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Clews

    Male1840–1892Male

    Eliza Anne Springall

    Female1845–1915Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1884

Age 3

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 7

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.
1908

Age 27

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McLewis, an Americanized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh ( see Lewis 3).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Clews in household of John Clews, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Henry Clines, "Ireland Civil Registration, 1845-1913"
  • John H Clews in household of Eliza A Clews, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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