Joseph Clough

1 February 1795–24 March 1885 (Age 90)
Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Clough was born on 1 February 1795, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Obadiah Clough, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Clough, was 35. He married Mehitable Ambrose Chase on 1 May 1817, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in New Hampshire, United States in 1870. In 1870, at the age of 75, his occupation is listed as farmer in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 24 March 1885, in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Canterbury, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Clough
Mehitable Ambrose Chase
Marriage: 1 May 1817
Stephen Chase Clough
Lt. Jeremiah Morrill Clough
Joseph Leonidas Clough
Lucien Bonaparte Clough
Myra Chase Clough
Joseph A. Clough
Obadiah Ambrose Clough
Mehitable Chase "Mittie" Clough
Priscilla Clough Twin
Abigail Chase "Abby" Clough Twin
Mary Emery Clough
Albert Barnes Clough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1817New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 5
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
    Age 13
    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 24
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a precipitous slope, Middle English clough (Old English clōh ‘ravine’).2 Welsh: nickname from cloff ‘lame’.

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

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    Sources (51)

    • Joseph Clough, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Joseph Clough in household of Moses Sargent, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Joseph Clough, "United States Census, 1870"

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