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 Robert L Clow

Robert L Clow

Birth
Lyn, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada
Death 23 Nov 1883 (aged 79)
Central Lake, Antrim County, Michigan, USA
Burial Central Lake, Antrim County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 59004257 · View Source
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1861 Census Lansdown Leeds Ontario
Clow, Robert 57 UC
Elizabeth 51 UC
Emily 24
Permelia 19
George M 15
William M 13
Sophia 11
Lodema 8

Robert Clow was one of eleven chidren in Wiltseville (Wiltsetown, Leeds,) Ontario. He read alluring acounts of the Grand Traverse Region and decided to go there. In 1865 he brought his wife and six children by boat to Northport, then crossed the bay to Eastport. They came three miles inland by trail and hacked three more. Established his homestead on Intermediate lake. His blacksmith shop stood where the funeral parlor now stands in Central Lake Village. Excerpted from Grace Hooper's Pioneer Notes p 269 much more there.

Name: Robert Clow
Death Date: 28 Nov 1883
Death Place: Central Lake, Antrim, Michigan
Gender: Male
Death Age: 79 years 11 months 14 days
Estimated Birth Date: 1804
Birthplace: Michigan
Marital Status: Widowed
Father's Name: Robert Clow
Mother's Name: Sophia Clow
Occupation: Blacksmith
Film Number: 2363671
Digital Folder Number: 4207807
Image Number: 1308
Reference Number: p 29 rn 46
Collection: Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897

Birthplace from Sophia's death certificate


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  • Created by: Ralph Edwards
  • Added: 21 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59004257
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert L Clow (5 Dec 1803–23 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59004257, citing Southern Cemetery, Central Lake, Antrim County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Ralph Edwards (contributor 46940414) .