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  • ID: I01439
  • Name: Asa Lee Closson
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 21 JUN 1815 in New York
  • Death: 2 JAN 1895 in Nemaha County, Kansas
  • Occupation: Hotel Keeper
  • Note:
    Asa Lee Closson

    Various spellings of surname: Closson, Clossen

    In the years between 1854 and 1860:
    Asa and Hanley Closson and James Burnett built log cabins under the hill at the head of the lake, Helep and Andrew Closson making their home with their brothers.
    -Transcribed from the "History of Buffalo and Pepin Counties, Wisconsin, 1919"

    Asa Lee Closson migrated from New York to Illinois (1852) to Wisconsin (1858) to Nebraska (1870) to Kansas (1880).

    1850; Census Place: District 37, Whiteside, Illinois;
    Roll: M432_132; Page: 426; Image: 325.
    Asa S Classon 35
    Mary M Classon 28
    Mary A Classon 9
    Asa E Classon 7
    Almma Classon 2
    Jasper L Classon 0 abt 1850 Birth Place: Illinois Gender: Male

    1860; Census Place: Frankfort, Pepin, Wisconsin;
    Roll: M653_1426; Page: 20; Image: 21.
    Asa L Clawson 48
    Mary Clawson 40
    Mary A Clawson 18
    Emory Clawson 16
    Amy A Clawson 12
    Jasper Clawson 10
    Maria Clawson 8
    Jerusha Clawson 5
    Ansal s Clawson 2
    Caleb Clawson 25
    Andrew Clawson 23

    1870 U.S. Federal Census, Nebraska, Saunders County, Post Office: Ashland
    Roll: M593_833, Page: 346, Image: 169, Line 19, Dwell/Fam 32/31
    Closson, Asa L., 55, Hotel Keeper, NY;
    Closson, Mary M., 43, Keeping House, VT;
    Closson, Jasper, 19, <1852>, Farm Laborer, Illinois;
    Closson, Mariah, 18, <1853>, Ill;
    Closson, Jarntia, 15, <1855>, Ill;
    Closson, Ancel, 12, <1858>, WI.

    1880 United States Census, Granada, Nemaha County, Kansas
    Family History Library Film: 1254390, NA Film Number: T9-0390, Page Number: 108D
    Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace
    Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
    Asa CLOSSON Self M Male W 64 NY Farmer NY NY
    Mary M. CLOSSON Wife M Female W 57 VT Keeping House ME NH
    Ansel S. CLOSSON Son S Male W 22 <1858> WI Works On Farm NY VT
    Cora B. TINCH GDau S Female W 10 WI At School CAN IL (grand daughter)
    Maria KEITH Dau W Female W 27 <1853> IL Does Housework NY VT (widowed)
    George KEITH GSon S Male W 5 NE NY IL

    Father: John Closson b: 25 JUN 1791 in New York
    Mother: Amy "Emma" Lee b: 15 MAR 1793 in New York

    Marriage 1 Mary Matilda Marble b: 1822 in Vermont
      1. Has No Children Jasper L Closson b: 1851 in Whiteside County, Illinois
      2. Has Children Mariah Closson b: JUL 1852 in Whiteside County, Illinois
      3. Has Children Jarntia Closson b: 1855 in Illinois
      4. Has Children Ansil Sylvester Closson b: MAR 1858 in Wisconsin
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