Jesse Clodfelter

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Jesse Clodfelter

Birth
Davidson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 14 Nov 1870 (aged 66)
West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois, USA
Burial West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 62337576 · View Source
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Jesse (some records show Jesse Allen) Clodfelter was the oldest of seven known children of John George Gladfelter Jr. (1780-1845) and Maria Magdalena Walk Gladfelter (1783-1822), who married 20 Oct 1803 at Stokes (now Forsyth) County, North Carolina. After Maria died, John remarried to Maria's eldest sister, Johanna Walk Mock (1772-1853), but they had no children. The Gladfelter/ Clodfelter family moved from the vincinity of the Moravian community of Friedberg, then on the border of Stokes and Davidson Counties (now Forsyth and Davidson), North Carolina to the Moravian community of West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois in 1837.

Jesse was a cabinet maker and he married three times. First he married to Magdalena Hege (1808-1829) on 02 Dec 1828 in Stokes (now Forsyth) County, North Carolina. They had no children, though Magdalena may have died in childbirth.

Secondly Jesse married to Haria (went by Mary) Hartman (1806-1845) on 13 Jul 1830 at Stokes (now Forsyth) County, North Carolina. Jesse and Mary were the parents of seven known children, namely:

1. Elmina Clodfelter Michel (1831-1854)
2. John Alexander Clodfelter (1833-1882)
3. Andrew Peter Clodfelter (1835-1907)
4. Jacob Franklin Clodfelter (1837-1878)
5. Christian Emanuel Gladfelter (1841-1841)
6. Philip Wesley Clodfelter (1842-1909)
7. Allen Jesse Gladfelter (1845-1845)

Six and one-half months after Mary died Jesse married for a third time to Anna Rosina Fishel (1817-1881) on 04 Nov 1845 at Davidson County, North Carolina. Jesse and Anna had an additional ten children; namely:

8. William Sanford Clodfelter (1846-1922)
9. Henry Samuel Clodfelter (1848-1924)
10. Mary Catherine Clodfelter Gaede (1850-1894)
11. Lewis Edwin Clodfelter (1851-1938)
12. Jonas Augustus Clodfelter (1853-1935)
13. Anna Maria Clodfelter (1854-1855)
14. Louisa Rebecca Clodfelter Gaede (1856-1939)
15. Emma Regina Clodfelter (1860-1884)
16. Baby Boy Clodfelter (1860-1862)
17. Laura Lisette Clodfelter (1864-1878)

In c1848 Jesse, his third wife, the five living children from his marriage to Mary and his first two children born to Anna, moved to the Moravian community of West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois. Jesse died of "white swelling" at Edwards County, Illinois.

Links to Jesse's parents, all three of his wives and all seventeen of his known children are included below.



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  • Created by: Dan Stevenson
  • Added: 30 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 62337576
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jesse Clodfelter (1 Jul 1804–14 Nov 1870), Find a Grave Memorial no. 62337576, citing Moravian Cemetery, West Salem, Edwards County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dan Stevenson (contributor 47015440) .