Joseph G. Clarkson, son of Richard and Mary Clarkson, married Elizabeth Caroline Carson on 19 Aug 1852 in Franklin Co, Indiana. They became parents of at least nine children; three sons and six daughters.
After Joseph's father died in 1849, his mother Mary Clarkson came to live with them until her death in 1868. We find her with them in the 1860 census. 1860 Cenus, Springfield, Franklin, Indiana; 881/868 CLARKSON, Joseph 50; farmer, $8,400/$900; Maine Caroline 30, OH James D. 7. IN Mary Abby 5, IN Christion B. 4, IN Lydia Malissa 2, IN martha 5 months, IN CLARKSON, Mary 80; Maine MASON, Eliza 21, INd Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Springfield, Franklin, Indiana; Roll: M653_259; Page: 127; Image: 131.
Children not linked: James D. Mary Abby Martha H Maria A.
Joseph Gilman Clarkson Side of shared Clarkson family marker located in center section of the cemetery: "Joseph G. Clarkson Died June 8, 1874 Aged 60 Y. 8 M. & 6 D. Clarkson". -
mrs Added: Aug. 13, 2012