Lafayette Jackson “Lafe” Clouse

Ohio, USA
Death 17 Nov 1938 (aged 90)
Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 75285632 · View Source
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Cause of death: Cardiovascular Renal Disease

"The Vidette Messenger," Valparaiso, Indiana, 19 November 1938
Lafayette Clouse, 90, of Baum's Bridge, Succumbs to Short Illness
"Lafayette Couse, age 90, for more than 80 years a resident of Porter county, died Friday night at 11:45 o'clock at his home at Baum's bridge, south of Kouts, following a short illness.
He was born on Jan. 18, 1848 (see following note), near Van Wert, O., a son of John and Margaret Clouse. He came to Valparaiso with his parents in 1857, and has since made Porter county his home.
He was united in marriage on May 14, 1878, to Mary Edwards, who preceded him in death on Jan. 17, 1900. To this union were born 13 children, five of whom died in infancy..."

NOTE: The 1900 Census records his birth date as January 1856, age 44. In the 1860 Census, taken on 15 July 1860, his parents gave his age as 5. This would put his birth date as January 1855. Lafayette Mark is shown in the cemetery book from Ludington Cemetery. Lafayette's date of birth recorded on his death record is 1-8-1848 and his age at death is recorded as 90 yrs 10 mos 10 days.

Father: John CLOUSE b: 1838 in Richland County, Ohio
Mother: Margaret LITTLE b: NOV 1837 in Ohio

Marriage 1 Mary Elizabeth EDWARDS b: 10 SEP 1858 in Porter County, Indiana
•Married: 9 SEP 1878 in Porter County, Indiana

1. Mary Jane CLOUSE b: 13 APR 1879 in Porter County, In
2. John Theodore CLOUSE b: 1 MAR 1881 in Porter County, In
3. Charles Lafayette CLOUSE b: 12 AUG 1883 in Porter Co, In
4. Benjamin Martin CLOUSE b: 11 APR 1885 in Porter Co, In
5. Margaret Alzina CLOUSE b: APR 1887 in Valparaiso, Porter Co, In
6. Ellen CLOUSE b: APR 1890 in Valparaiso, Porter Co, In
7. Dora CLOUSE b: 17 MAY 1896 in Porter County, Indiana
8. Nora CLOUSE b: 17 MAY 1896 in Valparaiso, Porter Co, In
9. Son CLOUSE b: 9 JAN 1900 in Valparaiso, Porter Co, In

Marriage 2 Sarah Jane HANNER b: 9 OCT 1874 in Porter Co, In
•Married: 11 SEP 1911 in Porter County, Indiana

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