|Death: ||Aug. 16, 1872|
Son of Constantine CLARKSON 1762 – 1836 (revolutionary war veteran) and Rhoda JOHNSON 1789 – 1840. Husband of Theresa Pevehouse Clarkson. Married August 15, 1844 in Adams County, Illinois. To this union 4 known children were born. He was previously married to Abigail Jobe in about 1824. To this union 7 known children were born. He preceded Theresa in death. She is buried in Brashear Cemetery, Adair County, Missouri.
"...Of the companies raised in that county for this second expedition against Black Hawk, four were made up wholly, or in part, of men residing in the territory now composing Scott county. These four companies were commanded respectively by Captain William Gillham, Captain William Gordon, Captain William B. Smith and Captain Nathan Winters. Captain Gillham, as above stated, lived on North Prairie, and there he died, about the year 1850.... CAPTAIN WILLIAM GILLHAM'S COMPANY of Mounted Volunteers, called and mustered into the service of the United States, by order of the Commander-in-Chief of the militia of the State of Illinois, attached to the 1st regiment of the third brigade, under the command of Brigadier-General James D. Henry, from April 30, 1832. Mustered out at Fort Wilbourn August 1, 1832:....PRIVATESClarkson, KinzaClarkson, Constantine...." SOURCE: STANDARD ATLAS OF SCOTT COUNTY IL 1903. This chapter in the 1903 Scott County Atlas Book is titled "Military History". Transcribed by: Bertha Emmett Military History Chapter XVII Page 40
Constantine David Clarkson (1762 - 1836)
Theresa Pevehouse Clarkson (1823 - 1908)*
William Clarkson (____ - 1859)*
Daniel Joseph Clarkson (1826 - 1907)*
James Clarkson (1828 - 1853)*
Alice Clarkson Wonderly (1862 - 1937)*
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Record added: Sep 28, 2006
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