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The Family of
Clarence Alfred and Evelyn Alberta (GEORGE) CLAWSON

Joshua
George

1801-1836
(m) Catherine
Thompson Gough

1801-1862
Thomas
DeArmond

1793-1879
(m) Rebecca
Jenkins

1793-1834

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Enoch "Jack" George     (m)
1827-1907
Margaret Ellen DeArmond
1831/2-1888

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* Evelyn Alberta George
b. 4 Feb 1875 Okeana OH - Butler County OH
d. 29 Jun 1974 Oxford OH - Butler County OH (99)
New London Cemetery (Butler Co OH)
photo 1961 (age 86)
(m) in 1910
Butler Co OH
when she was
35 and he,37
Joseph
Clawson

1803-?
(m) Belinda
Parkhurst

1809-?
David
Trew

28 Sep 1817PA-5 May 1858IN
(m) Catherine Jan(e)
Odenbaugh
(2)
19 Aug 1822 PA-11 Nov 1859 IN

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Mahlon Clawson      (m ca 1870)
1849-?
Phebe Ann Trew
16 May 1852-?

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Clarence Alfred Clawson, DVM

b. 2 Aug 1873 OH
d. 25 Sep 1934, drowned, Indianapolis, Marion Co, IN (61)
New London Cemetery (Butler Co OH)
photo 1925 (age 52)

Fred Thomas provided information and a picture of Clarence, his parents and siblings.
Clarence was a doctor of veterinary medicine.
He had worked at King Ranch in Texas,
Later they lived in Michigan, then Indianapolis, IN
The photo of Evelyn was taken by Frances Ertel

1803 Mar 7
Joseph Clawson was born in Butler Co OH per A History and Biographical Cycloepedia of Butler Co Ohio pg 437. He married his first wife, Cynthia PARKHURST (1806-1834) on 26 Feb 1824.

1809 Nov 21
Belinda PARKHURST Clawson was born 21 Nov 1809 in Trumbull Co OH, and married Joseph Clawson on 14 Apr 1836 as his second wife per A History and Biographical Cycloepedia of Butler Co Ohio pg 437

1840 census
David Trew was listed in the US 1840 census as "David Kus" in Walker Township, Rush County, IN

1841 marriage
David Trew married Catherine J. Odenbaugh on 29 Aug 1841.

Children born to David and Catherine Trew:
Alfred (1842)
Sarah M. (1843)
Theodore (1845)
George W. (1850)
Phebe Ann (1852)

1849 Mar 17
Malon Clawson was born to Joseph and Belinda PARKHURST Clawson (his second wife) per A History and Biographical Cycloepedia of Butler Co Ohio pg 437

1852
Phebe Ann Trew was born to David and Catherine Jan(e) Odenbaugh Trew on 16 May, 1852.

1870???
Phebe Ann Trew married Mahlon Clawson

1871
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 22 July 1871. (She died 6 Dec 1955 in Richmond, IN.)

1873
Clarence Alfred Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 2 August 1873.

1875
Born February 4, 1875, Eva (Evelyn) was the baby of the Enoch "Jack"son George family in Butler County OH near Okeana.

Evelyn's mother was Margaret Ellen DeArmond George
Eva's grandfather was Thomas DeArmond (1793-1879).
Her great-grandparents were Alexander and Elizabeth Huff DeArmond

Born December 23, 1875 in Indiana, Claude DeArmond (Edith Clawson's future husband) was born to Hannah (Herrington) and Joseph J. DeArmond Jr..

Claude DeArmond died 24 Mar 1949 in Wayne Co IN

1876
Clara "Edith" Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 23 March 1876 in Butler Co OH.

She married Claude DeArmond ca 1890s
Claude DeArmond's parents were Joseph J. DeArmond Jr. (1847-1879).
Claude's grandfather was Joseph J. DeArmond Sr. (1811-1899)
Claude's great-grandparents were Alexander and Elizabeth Huff DeArmond.
Clara "Edith" Clawson DeArmond died 21 Sep 1958 in Richmond IN - aged 82 - and was buried at New London Cemetery. (Fred Thomas, provider of the Clawson family names, is Edith's grandson.)

Edith and Claude DeArmond's children:
daughter Marjorie DeArmond Corbett
son Donald C. DeArmond was born 26 Jun 1909 in Georgetown, Brown Co, OH and died 25 July 1909 in Georgetown, aged 1 month. (New London Cemetery)
daughter Frances DeArmond Kelley
daughter Mildred DeArmond Thomas was born 5 Nov 1912, married Roger Thomas, had 2 children, lived in Fountain City, IN, and died 29 June 2012 (see SmithMcQuiston obituary)
daughter Miriam DeArmond Caldwell, of Richmond, IN

Mildred DeArmond Thomas-->

1878
Lucille "Lucy" Blanche Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 2 September 1878 in Ohio. (She died in Portage, OH on 5 Feb 1971 - aged 92)

1882
Leslie Morris Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 15 September 1882 in Ohio. (He died on 2 Nov 1962 - aged 80.)

1887
Joseph Ernest Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 24 September 1887 in Ohio. (He died on 27 June 1976 - aged 88.)

1888
Eva George's mother Margaret Ellen DeArmond George died June 25, 1888 when Eva was 13. Eva's older sisters, 31 year old Ida and 28(?) year old Opha, raised their youngest siblings, 17 year old Charles Fred and Eva.

Evelyn George Clawson and Mildred DeArmond Thomas
had the common ancesters, Alexander and Elizabeth
(HUFF) DeArmond
of Butler County, Ohio. They were
Eva's great-grandparents, and Mildred's great-great-grandparents.

1893
At 18 years old, Evelyn ("Eva") likely graduated from Shandon High School. This picture was purchased by Frances George Ertel at Aunt Eva's estate sale in December 1968, perhaps as she prepared to move into the Golden Years Nursing Home on Old Oxford Road in Hamilton, Ohio. In the picture, Eva is in the second row, second student from right (white dress).


Shandon High School
students - click to enlarge

1910
In 1910, thirty-five year old Evelyn married thirty-seven year old Clarence Alfred Clawson. He was born 2 August 1873 in Ohio.

Early in their marriage, Clarence worked on the King Ranch in Dalhart, Texas.

Note: Clinton (b ca 1846) and Elizabeth Clawson (b ca 1848)
of Liberty township, Butler Co OH appeared in the 1900 census
with a son, 27 year old Clarence Clawson, a bank teller. That
Clarence turns out to be James "Clarence" Clawson, born
in 1873, (so 37 not 27 in 1910) the same year as Clarence
Alfred Clawson
.

1917-18
Clarence Clawson's WWI draft registration showed he and his wife Evelyn were living in Indianapolis IN in 1917-18. He was a veternarian for the Department of Agriculture.

1925
According to a post card written in 1925, the Clawsons were living in Cheboygen, MI. Clarence was on a trip, traveling from St. Jo, MO to Indianapolis.

Clarence attended his mother's 73rd birthday party on May 17, 1925 at the family farm near Okeana, OH with both parents, and 4 siblings.

The following photo of the event was provided by Fred Thomas, whose mother's mother was Clara "Edith" Clawson DeArmond.

click to enlarge

Mahlon Clawson

Phebe Clawson

Clawson siblings:
17 May 1925
Clarence, Joseph "Ernest", Leslie, Elizabeth "Lizzie", Clara "Edith"
Lucille
(1878-1971) and B. Lucy (1879-?) were not in the picture.

1930
The 1930 census shows Clarence, Evelyn, and their 7 year old daughter, Doris M. living in Indianapolis, IN (Maron County, Washington township). Actually the Clawsons were still in the process of legally adopting Doris as their daughter.

1934
Clarence died in 1934 by drowning (Indianapolis, IN). Eva, then single, could not complete the adoption of 11 year old Doris, but (I believe) she remained with Evelyn.

Evelyn lived 40 more years, moving back to Butler County, Ohio in 1946 (aged 71) to live at 7 E. Collins Street, Oxford, OH.

* Her older brother Wellar George died 16 Jan 1942 in Richmond IN
* Her eldest surviving sister, Ida George died 10 Feb 1942 near Okeana.
* Her sister-in-law, Maybelle Duncan George, Fred's wife, died on 12 December, 1942
* Her next older sister, Opha George died in September 1943
* Her next older brother, Fred George, retired from the Okeana farm about 1946, moving to Spring Street, Oxford, OH
* Eva moved from Indianapolis IN to 7 E. Collins Street, Oxford, OH in 1946.
* Doris M. married.

1961 summer
Photo by Frances George Ertel of Alice George Davis, their aunt Evelyn George Clawson, and Miriam George VanMason at William Bebb State Park in Okeana, OH.

1974 June (obituary)
Toward the end of her long life, Eva moved to the Golden Years Nursing Home on Old Oxford Road, Hamilton, OH.

Evelyn outlived her husband, all of her siblings, and some of her neices and nephews.

At the time of her death on 29 June 1974, her heirs were:

Her brother Frank J. George's heirs
* J. Shumard George (1906-1973), Frank's son, heirs:
    * Dr. J. Frank George, grand-nephew, Metairie, LA
    * Abigail Pizzo, grand-niece, Camarillo, CA

Her brother Cary George's heirs
* Homer George, nephew, Lebanon, OH
* Clayton George, nephew, Madison, WI
* Russell George's (1894-1968) heirs:
    * Jessie May McKinney, grand-niece, Sheridan, IN
    * Janie Lou Riner, grand-niece, Lebanon, IN
    * John George, grand-nephew, Lebanon, IN
    * Dr. Richard L. George, grand-nephew, Bloomington, IN
* Pearl G. Cook, daughter of Cary, niece, Brookville, IN
* Howard George, son of Cary, nephew, Sacramento, CA

Her brother Benton George's (1861-1936) heirs
* Julian George, nephew, Centerville, IN
* Kathryn Cheesman, niece, Centerville, IN
* Esther Zierer's (1898-1967) heirs
    * David G. Zierer, grand-nephew, Anderson, IN
    * Sabra Zierer Passwater, grand-niece, Anderson, IN
* Jeanette George Moulton's (1889-1915) heirs
    * Louise Moulton Sullivan, grand-niece, Laguna Hills, CA
    * Elizabeth J. Moulton, grand-niece, Laguna Hills, CA

Her brother Fred George's heirs
* Marguerite Myers' (1894-1963) heirs
    * Herbert L. Myers, Jr., grand-nephew, Dayton, OH
    * Fred George Myers, grand-nephew, Oxford, OH
    * Mary Alice Myers Smith, grand-niece, Tarentum, PA
    * David D. Myers, grand-nephew, Glen Falls, NY
* Miriam VanMason, niece, Cleveland, OH
* Lois MacDonald, niece (1899-1967) (no children)
* Alice Davis, niece, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
* Frances Ertel, niece, Dayton, OH

Evelyn's Obituaries - sources unknown
page 10, Journal-News?
Mrs. Clawson
Mrs. Evelyn G. Clawson, 99, formerly of 7 E. Collins St., Oxford, died Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Golden Years Nursing Home, Old Oxford Road.

She was born near Okeana, a daughter of Enoch and Margaret DeArmond George Jackson. [Note: Should be Enoch Jackson George.] She was educaterd in the Shandon public schools.

She married Clarence Clawson in 1910, and they made their home in Dalhart, Tex., where Clawson was a veterinarian for the King ranch. They later moved to Indianapolis, Ind., where he preceded her in death in 1934.

She had been an Oxford resident since 1946. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Oxford.

She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Marshall Smith Funeral Home, 101 W. Church St., Oxford, with burial in the New London Cemetery, Shandon. Visitation is from 10 a.m., Tuesday until time of service.

#2
Evelyn George Clawson died at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, 1974, at the Golden Years Nursing Home, Old Oxford Road. She was 99 years old.

Born near Okeana on February 4, 1875, "Eva" was a daughter of Enoch Jackson and Margaret DeArmond George. She was educated in the Shandon public schools.

In 1910, she married Clarence Clawson in 1910, and they made their home in Dalhart, Texas, where Clarence was a veterinarian for the King Ranch. They later moved to Indianapolis, Indiana, where he preceded her in death in 1934.

When she was nearly 70, Eva moved to 7 E. Collins Street in Oxford, Ohio about 1946. She was a member of the United Methodist Church of Oxford. Her brother, C. F. George, moved to Spring Street in Oxford from his farm near Okeana about that same time.

Eve and Clarence never had children, although they were in the process of adopting a daughter when Dr. Clawson died. At that time, a single parent could not adopt a child. Eva had a number of nieces and nephews.

Services were held at the Marshall Smith Funeral Home, 101 W. Church Street, Oxford, with burial in the New London Cemetery, Shandon.


1976 27 Jun - Joseph "Ernest" Clawson died. He was buried at Springdale Cemetery in Reily, Butler Co OH. His wife, Helen G. Clawson 1897-1994, was also buried at Springdale Cemetery. Lyle Ellis Clawson, also buried there, may have been their son, born 9 May 1918 and died 16 June 1940 (22).


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