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Clarissa (Gleason) Clawson (abt. 1812 - abt. 1894)

Clarissa Clawson formerly Gleason
Born about in Hector, Seneca, New York, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 4 Feb 1830 in Hector, Schuyler, New York, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 82 in Lorain, Lorain, Ohio, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Dec 2013
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This profile is part of the Gleason Name Study.

Clarissa was born January 28, 1812 in Seneca County, New York.

She died in Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio in 1894.[1]

In 1850 she lived in Norwalk, Ohio and her children were listed as follows:
Gary Clawson Male 16 New York
Caroline Clawson Female 14 New York
Henry V Clawson Male 12 Ohio
Lester Clawson Male 9 Ohio
Andrew Clawson Male 7 Ohio
Martha M Clawson Male 5 Ohio
Augustas Clawson Male 2 Ohio

John was listed as a farmer. Garry was really Garrah Brant Clawson, although he was called Gary.[2]

In 1860 Clarissa lived with her husband and children in Norwalk, Ohio. [3]

John was listed as a farmer and Henry was listed as a farm laborer. Her children were listed as follows.

Henry Clawson Male 22 Ohio
Lester Clawson Male 18 Ohio
Andrew Clawson Male 16 Ohio
Martha Clawson Female 15 Ohio
Augusta Clawson Male 12 Ohio
Phoebe Jane Clawson Female 9 Ohio


  1. “Memories on FamilySearch.” Clarisa - Accessed November 20, 2019.}
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Clarisa Clawson in household of John Clawson, Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States; citing family 650, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017),Clarisa Clawson in entry for John Clawson, 1860.

  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Bronson, Huron, Ohio; Roll: M593_1225; Page: 244B;

Family History Library Film: 552724

  • FindaGrave Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Clarissa Gleason Clawson (28 Jan 1812–14 Nov 1894),citing Milan Cemetery, Milan, Erie County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tylene Cooley (contributor 47576545) .

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