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S. N. CLABAUGH

[Samuel Newton Clabaugh]

For 59 years S. N. Clabaugh has lived in Hamilton County. On October 24, 1938, he and Mrs. Clabaugh will celebrate their sixtieth wedding anniversary at their home here in Hamilton, and they expect to have all of their seven living children with them.

Mr. Clabaugh was born  in Madison County, Texas, in 1854, and moved with his father, Cumberland Clabaugh, to Bosque County when he was five years old, and grew to young manhood there. He them moved to McLennan County for a short time, and came to Hamilton County in 1879. He settled on Mesquite Creek in the western part of the county and lived there 50 years. He has the original deed to his first 160 acres, recorded February 16, 1880. Eight years ago, he and Mrs. Clabaugh moved into Hamilton.

Mr. Clabaugh was married to Nannie Bell Nichols of McLennan County in 1878. To this union were born nine children as follows: Irma in 1881, deceased; E. N. in 83, living in Oklahoma; Elnor in 85, now Mrs. S. O. Price of West Texas; Union in 87, deceased, 1932; Thurman in 88, Emma in 90, now Mrs. W. B. McPherson, of Pottsville; Oro in 92, now Mrs. J. H. Wells of Mangum, Okla.; Mollie in 94, now Mrs. Fayette White of Hamilton County; Sammie in 1901, now Mrs. Johnnie Pederson of Hamilton County/

Mr. Clabaugh was a cowboy in his younger days and spent six months working on the first railroad that ever went into Dallas in 1872. During 1874 and  75 he was Deputy Sheriff of McLennan County under Sull Ross. In Hamilton County he has been a farmer-stockman.

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PIONEER EDITION

HAMILTON COUNTY NEWS, Vol. VIII, No. 7

THE CARLTON CITIZEN, Vol. 30, No. 23

Friday, June 24, 1938

W. F. Billingslea, Publisher, Hamilton County, TX

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Mr. Clabaugh was Samuel Newton Clabaugh who married Nancy Belle "Nannie" Nichols on October 24, 1878.

Emma Elmira Clabaugh married Winsor Barton McPherson October 26, 1913 in Hamilton.

Sammie Clabaugh married John Mangus Pederson on February 1, 1920.

Elnor Clabough married S. O. Price on July 15, 1903.

Oro Clabaugh married J. H. Wells on October 29, 1911

 

 
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