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
David Trew was listed in the US 1840 census as "David Kus" in Walker Township, Rush County, IN
David Trew married Catherine J. Odenbaugh on 29 Aug 1841.
Children born to David and Catherine Trew:
Sarah M. (1843)
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
Phebe Ann Trew was born to David and Catherine Jan(e) Odenbaugh Trew on 16 May, 1852.
Phebe Ann Trew married Mahlon Clawson
Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 22 July 1871. (She died 6 Dec 1955 in Richmond, IN.)
Clarence Alfred Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 2 August 1873.
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
She married Claude DeArmond ca 1890s
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.)
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.
|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
Leslie Morris Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 15 September 1882 in Ohio. (He died on 2 Nov 1962 - aged 80.)
Joseph Ernest Clawson was born to Mahlon and Phebe Clawson on 24 September 1887 in Ohio. (He died on 27 June 1976 - aged 88.)
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.
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
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
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
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.
Her brother Frank J. George's heirs
page 10, Journal-News?|
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.
|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.