60. Benjamin Clason was born on 5 January 1806 in Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.13 He died on 30 October 1874 at the age of 68 in Clason Prairie, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217 He was buried in East Beaver Dam Cemetery, Clason Prairie, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217 Cornelia Maria Acker and Benjamin Clason were married on 1 January 1829 in New York.218
61. Cornelia Maria Acker was born on 4 December 1811 in Scotuck, Rensselaer Co., New York.219 She died on 13 February 1887 at the age of 75 in Clason Prairie, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217,220 She was buried in East Beaver Dam Cemetery, Clason Prairie, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217 Obituary from book 'Stephen Clason of Stamford, Connecticut, in 1654', Page 58 & 59: The following notice of her death appeared in a local paper; Mrs. Clason was the daughter of John Acker, Esq., and was born in Scotuck, Rensselaer Co., New York, December 4th, 1811, where she spent her early years and attended school. She was married to Benjamin Clason, Jan. 1st 1829 and lived several years at Purly Creek, Steuben Co., N. Y. Here amid the struggles and privations of a new country she was converted and with her husband, united with the Presbyterian church at Florida, N. Y., and went seven miles through the woods to meeting whenever the weather would permit. In the fall of 1842, she came with her husband and little family to Wisconsin, and located at Clason Prairie on the farm upon which she spent her subsequent years. with a brave womanly heart, she cheerfully met the difficulties of the early days and took her part with her husband, laying the foundation of society. A Presbyterian organization called the Bloomfield Church, was founded in her house and the Presbytery of Wisconsin held some of their first meetings there. Mrs. Clason was a loving wife, an affectionate mother, and universally respected in the community. A great loss has been sustained by the family and her large circle of friends. But our loss is her eternal gain, and she is now released from the infirmities and cares of earth, and promoted to the enjoyment of heaven. Mrs. Clason was the mother of nine children, eight of whom survive to bless her memory, as follows: Abram, of Douglass, Minn., Isaac of Osage, Iowa; Jacob of St. Paul, Minn.; Orpha A. Paddock of Trenton, Wis.; Dewitt of Osage, Iowa; Harriet J., died March 3, 1850, Chas. N., of Beaver Dam, Janett H. Hathaway, Milwaukee, Sumner N., Beaver Dam. Her funeral was on Saturday morning and she was to rest tenderly by the side of her beloved husband, who died in 1874.
|Abraham "Abram" Clason was born on 16 September 1829 in Steuben Co., New York.221 He died on 16 March 1910 at the age of 80 in Olmsted Co., Minnesota.150,151,221 He was buried in Center Grove Cemetery, Olmsted Co., Minnesota.150 BOOK - HISTORY OF WINONA AND OLMSTED COUNTIES, PUBLISHED IN 1883. ABRAM CLASON, farmer, is a descendant of James Clason, a native of Connecticut, who settled on the beautiful prairie bearing his name in Dodge county, Wisconsin, in 1841; here his nine children settled round him. Benjamin, his third son, and the father of the subject of this sketch, was born in Connecticut, January 5, 1806; he married Cornelia M. Acker, a native of New York, in 1821, and was blessed with six sons and three daughters. On September 1, 1831, he united with the Presbyterian church, in which be was an elder from that time till his death. Abram Clason was born in Steuben county, New York, September 16, 1829. At fourteen years of age he went with his parents to Wisconsin. Here he was married November 24, 1850, to Ann Eliza, daughter of Daniel White, of New York; four children, whose names and births are here given, blessed this union: Frank E., November 7, 1851, still resides with his father; Stephen E., January 13, 1854, lives at Huxley, Nebraska; Hattie, April 16, 1856, married William Ruber on the day she was eighteen years old, and resides at Oronoco; Susan E., June 15, 1857, died at six months old. Mrs. Clason passed away March 16, 1864, happy in the faith of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which she was a member. In her death, society lost a most excellent member. Mr. Clason became a citizen of New Haven June 8, 1854, and has ever since resided here; he bought the claim to 160 acres of land on section 36, on which he still resides. He subsequently sold forty acres, and has developed the remainder into one of the finest farms in the state, and is now one of our independent, representative men. He is a republican in politics; has served the town as treasurer ever since 1873, his sermee beginning in that year. On November 17, 1864, he married Olive D. Brigham, whose parents, James and Sarah (Horton) Brigham, were born in Pennsylvania and New York. Mrs. Clason is a member of the Oronoco Presbyterian church. Her children are Estella E., born April 15, 1867; Celia Alberta, November 30, 1871; Marcia A., January 2, 1882.|
On the U. S. Census of 1900 New Haven Township, Olmsted Co., Minnesota, Roll 778, Book 2, Page 96a, Abram appears with his wife Olive, son Frank and daughter Marcia. Abram and Frank's occupation is listed as farmer. Abram and Olive have been married 35 years. Olive is listed as the mother of 4, 3 of whom are still living.
|Isaac Clason was born on 26 September 1831 in Hornell, Steuben Co., New York.222 He died on 7 May 1915 at the age of 83 in Osage, Mitchell Co., Iowa.221 He was buried in Osage City Cemetery, Osage, Mitchell Co., Iowa.173 On the 1880 U. S. Census of Osage, Mitchell Co., Iowa Isaac Clason is indexed as Claron. He appears with his wife Melissa and daughters Cora E. and Orpah. Also in the household is a farm laborer Lucis A. Wheeler. Isaac is a farmer.|
On the Iowa Census of 1895 for Mitchell County, City of Osage appears Isaac Clason, 63, male, married, born New York and Melissa Clason, 56, female, married, born New York, religion Methodist for both. #205, 56, 56.
On the U. S. Census of 1900 Isaac and his wife Melissa are at Osage Township, Mitchell Co., Iowa. It is on Roll 448, Book 2, page 286a, line 91.
|John Jacob Clason.|
|Orpha Ann Clason was born on 25 April 1841 in Purdy Creek, Steuben Co., New York.223 She died on 22 June 1919 at the age of 78 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.224 She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.225|
|DeWitt Clason was born in May 1844 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.13,226 He died on 20 February 1902 at the age of 57 in Park Rapids, Hubbard Co., Minnesota.13 He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids, Hubbard Co., Minnesota.227 Veteran of the Civil War, Company H First Wisconsin Cavalry per Fay Medhaug's book "Abigail Ferris and James Clason Their Ancestry and Descendants, April 1987. Also shown as cruiser in the lumber business. In 1895 Becker Co., Minnesota, Osage Township census, occupation shown as explorer.|
On-line list of Veterans of the Civil War for Minnesota lists Dewitt Clason, with a Carson address and cause for pension as injured head.
1880 United States Census shows them living at 3rd Ward, Osage, Mitchell Co. Iowa. Dewitt appears with his wife Alice and children Lourina and Benjamin.
1900 United States Census shows them living at Hubbard Co., Minnesota, Park Avenue, line 40, household 137/152. DeWitt's occupation is timber cruiser. He and his wife Alice have been married 35 years and have 3 living children of 3 born. It shows he was born in New York and his wife in Massachusetts.
|Harriett J. Clason was born in 1847 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217 She died on 3 March 1850 at the age of 3 in Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217 She was buried in East Beaver Dam Cemetery, Clason Prairie, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.217|
|Charles Northshield Clason was born on 6 February 1849 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.221 He died on 23 June 1930 at the age of 81 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin.221 He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.13 1880 U. S. Census of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin page 27B. Charles Clason, age 31, Nancy Clason age 22, Jessie Clason, daughter, age 7, Mariah [Maria] Clason mother, age 66, Allis Acker, physician, Relation: other, age 35. Also farmer worker Michael Godfrey age 13.|
1900 U. S. Census of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin page 68 shows Charles Clason born February 1849, age 51, widower, born Wisconsin, occupation farmer. In household is his son in law Frank Owen and daughter Zoe.
On the 1930 U. S. Census of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin, Charles is a boarder in the household of Charles Schultz. Charles is 81, a widower, born in Wisconsin; parents born in Connecticut and New York.
|Janette Harriet Clason was born in 1852 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.228 She died on 5 May 1949 at the age of 97 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin.120,229 She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.120,229|
|Sumner Norman Clason was born on 13 December 1856 in Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.221 He died on 21 July 1914 at the age of 57 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin.230 He was also known as Norman S. Clason.230 Sumner was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., Wisconsin.231 On the 1900 Census of Milwaukee City, Milwaukee Co., Wisconsin Roll 1802, Book 1, page 123, Norman Clason appears with his wife, Anna L., son Arthur J., his father-in-law Henry B. Phelps, brother-in-law James H. Phelps and nephew Vernon J. Phelps. Norman and Arthur's occupations are listed as street car conductor. James H. Phelps is a weighmaster at the Board of Trade. They have a female servant and two boarders. The boarders are also street car conductors.|