Jacob Cloward

17 May 1790–26 December 1851 (Age 61)
Cecil, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Cloward was born on 17 May 1790, in Cecil, Maryland, United States, his father, William Cloward II, was 30 and his mother, Margaret, was 26. He married Catherine Ann Pluck on 17 February 1815, in Pottstown Landing, North Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 26 December 1851, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Jacob Cloward
Catherine Ann Pluck
Marriage: 17 February 1815
Catherine Ann Cloward
Charlotte R Cloward
Daniel Henry Cloward
William Henry Cloward
Thomas Poulson Cloward
James Mason Cloward
Jacob Cloward
Albert Wilson Cloward
Hannah Jane Cloward
Eliza Ann Cloward

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  • Marriage
    17 February 1815Pottstown Landing, North Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 1
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 18
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of an unidentified surname, possibly:German Klauert or Glauert, from an ancient Germanic personal name composed of Old High German glou ‘sharp witted’ + hart ‘strong’.Flemish Clauwaert, a derivative of Dutch klauw ‘claw’ (referring to the heraldic claw of a lion), denoting a member of the medieval militia from Gent.

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

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    History of Jacob Cloward, Sr.

    Found on ************************************************** History of Jacob Cloward, Sr. Written Jul 1970: Blanche Cloward (great grandson’s wife) Source: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers 12 Feb 1971 …

    Sources (11)

    • Jacob Cloward, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Jacob Cloward in entry for Eliza Ann Sperry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Jacob Cloward, "United States Census, 1850"

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