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John Claus Claussen
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1844
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death: Feb. 15, 1926
Newton
Jasper County
Iowa, USA

Parent Hans Clausen 1817-1902 and Margaret (Block) Clausen (-1847)

Spouse Mary W (Klopping) Claussen 1845-1928

Married 1 Oct 1868 in Jasper Co., Iowa

Children
Frederick W Claussen 1870-
Lenora Ella Claussen 1871-
Arthur Clause Claussen 1872-1943
Christopher Christian Claussen 1874-
Henry Claussen 1877-
Walter Claussen 1881-
Una Margaret Claussen 1891-1891

He was born 19 Mar 1844 in Schwabstedt, Schleswig, Germany the oldest of Han's 10 children by 3 different wives.
On 31 Mar 1866 he departed Hambug, Hamburg, Germany for New York, New York, USA. Arriving in America on 5 Apr 1866 for immigration. He left there and went to Davenport, Scott, Iowa and set up a butcher shop there. Staying only 9 months he moved to Newton Jasper.
He started what would be a successful butcher shop he started purchasing land there. He would be come a large land owner.
He sent money back to his family in Germany so that four of his siblings could come to America.
On 1 Oct 1868 he married Mary W Klopping. She also was a
German imigrant. She would be his supporter in his personal and business affairs.
He was a very successful butcher and farmer in Jasper County. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hans Claus Clausen (1817 - 1902)
  Anna Christina Pauls Clausen (1833 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary W. Klopping Claussen (1845 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Fred W Claussen (1870 - 1949)*
  Arthur Clause Claussen (1872 - 1943)*
  Henry William Claussen (1877 - 1944)*
  Una Margaret Claussen (1891 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Claus Claussen (1844 - 1926)
  Ada Margaret Claussen Mackerman (1854 - 1930)**
  Adolph Christian Clausen (1864 - 1950)*
  Henry T Clausen (1866 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Newton Union Cemetery
Newton
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 11, Lot 47, Block 7
 
Maintained by: Thomas Hartshorn
Originally Created by: Rickie Bickle
Record added: Dec 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45424899
John Claus Claussen
Added by: Richard Weston
 
John Claus Claussen
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Added by: Rickie Bickle
 
 
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A butcher and a farmer
- Thomas Hartshorn
 Added: Dec. 8, 2011
 
 
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