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Hans Claus Clausen
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1817
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death: Apr. 3, 1902
Jasper County
Iowa, USA

Parents Claus Clausen 1785-1858 and Catherina Margaret (Oslsen) Clausen

1. Maragret Block -1847
2. Mary Block -1861
3. Anna Christina Pauls 1833-1917

John "Claus" Claussen 1844-1926
Christina Clausen 1847-
Ada Margaret Clausen 1854-1930
Rosa S; Clausen 1862-1939
Adolph Christian Clausen 1864-1950
Henry T "Harry" Clausen 1866-1951
Herman Clausen 1868-
Agnes Clausen 1875-
Louise Clausen 1878-1885
August Clausen -1881

Hans Claussen, 1902 Obituary

(From Jasper County, Iowa GENWEB site)

Hans Claussen was born in Swabstedt, Germany, March 18, 1817, and departed this life at his home in Buena Vista Township, Jasper County, Iowa, on Thursday, April 3, 1902, aged 85 years and 16 days. When he was fifteen years of age he united with the Lutheran Church, of which he remained a faithful and consistent member until his death. In 1841, he was united in marriage to Margaret Block. To this union were born two children, John Claussen of Newton and Mrs. Christine Reineck of Carroll, Iowa. His wife having died, he was, in 1847, united in marriage to Mary Block. To them were born three children, Ada, now Mrs. John Mackerman, and two sons who died in infancy.

His second wife having died, he was married to Anna Pauls in 1861, and to them were born seven children: Adolph, Henry, and Herman Claussen, Mrs. Rosa Wheatcraft and Mrs. Agnes Pauls August and Louise having died in childhood. Besides his widow, Anna Pauls Claussen, and his surviving children above named, he leaves a large circle of friends to mourn his death. He came from Germany to this country in 1881, and has ever since resided on his farm in Buena Vista Township this county. He was a kind husband and loving father, and was highly respected by all who knew him.

The funeral services were held in Mt. Zion Chapel on Friday afternoon, conducted by Rev. D. R. Martin, pastor of the Newton M. E. Circuit, a large concourse of friends being in attendance. ~ The Newton Record, Thursday, April 10, 1902, Page 1, Column 5
Died, at his home in south Buena Vista April 3rd, Mr. Hans Claussen. His remains were laid to rest at the Mt. Zion Cemetery attended by sorrowing relatives and friends. His sufferings are over. His soul is at rest. ~ same paper, Page 3, Column 5 Buena Vista

Family links: 
  Anna Christina Pauls Clausen (1833 - 1917)*
  John Claus Claussen (1844 - 1926)*
  Ada Margaret Claussen Mackerman (1854 - 1930)*
  Adolph Christian Clausen (1864 - 1950)*
  Henry T Clausen (1866 - 1951)*
*Calculated relationship
DIED APR.3.1902
AGED 85YS. 15 DS.
DIED JULY 31, 1917
AGED 84Y.3M.8D.

Mount Zion Cemetery
Jasper County
Iowa, USA
Plot: South Division Lot 81
Maintained by: Thomas Hartshorn
Originally Created by: Richard Weston
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50643330
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Hans Claus Clausen
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