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Jonathan Clower

Jonathan Clower was born 3 December 1763 in Burk County Pennsylvania, died 18 September 1836 in Shelby County Alabama. He is buried in Cavaniss Gardens cemetery, now located in Chilton County Alabama. When he enlisted as a Private in the North Carolina Continental Line he was residing in Orange County North Carolina. On 20 October 1831, at the age of 69 years and residing in Bibb County Alabama, he applied for a pension, number W-22802. He married in Pennsylvania on 25 October 1791 to Mary Shuler, born in October 1774. His widow, Mary Clower, aged 70 years, applied for a pension in Shelby County Alabama on 8 November 1844. They had 10 children. The estate of Jonathan Clower was probated in Shelby County Alabama in 1848, Andrew Cavaniss was appointed to serve as Administrator of the estate. Andrew Cavaniss married Lurana Rush Clower in Bibb County Alabama on 23 January 1825 by consent of her father, Jonathan Clower.

Sources:

1.  "Other Known Revolutionary War Soldiers In Shelby County Alabama By Bobby Joe Seales":  http://www.rootsweb.com/~alshelby/OtherRevSoldiers.html

2.  "Roster of Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots in Alabama", by Louise Milam Julich