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Clowdus's of Blount County

Clowdus's of Blount County

Judy Clowdus Huntington (View posts)
Posted: 967966755000
i have in my family the clowdus name. My father was john t. jr. his father was john t. sr. his father was john clarence, his father was george d. and his father was harper his father was ellis. if you are related to this family let me know and i can help you.


Terry Clowdus (View posts)
Posted: 976349528000
Hi, I would like to know if you have any information on the Clowdus' prior to John W.Clowdus who is Harper's brother. Where they born in South Carolina? Any help would be appreicated. thanks Terry Clowdus


Judy Clowdus Huntington (View posts)
Posted: 976357728000
Hi Terry,
I wish I had more information beyond Harper, All I have is Harper marrie Mary ? Clowdus and their children. email me and let me send you what I do have Judy.

Re: Clowdus's of Blount County

Posted: 1213285696000
Classification: Query
Hi , my name is Jessica Clowdus. George D. Clowdus is my 1st cousin 4 times removed , Ellis Clowdus is the brother of my great-great-great-grandfather John W. Clowdus. If anybody has any information on any Clowdus' if you would share it with me , it would be greatly appreciated.

Looking for Clowdus's of Blount and Jefferson County, Al

Posted: 1244676721000
Classification: Query
Surnames: CLowdus Mashburn,
Ellis Cloudis, born in SC in 1823 married to Elizabeth born in Tn in 1833. Their children were as follows:
Wilson born 1845, George born 1846, *Mathew born 1847, Daniel born 1850, Nancy born 1854

*Mathew born 1847, in AL, married Alabama Wade, (who was born in Al in 1850, her father born in Tn, Mother born in Ga) Their children were as follows:
William Reedy born 1873 - died 1962, married Maggie born 1880 & had - Clifford born 1898, Bennie born 1902, Datha born 1905 & Cleveland born 1906
Ada J, Born 1875
Bruce C, born 10/8/1877, died 10/30/1924, buried at Brighton Cemetery, married Rosa
Roxanne, (Annie), born 1880, died 1945, married Doss Gray
*Robert Lee, born 1884, died 1949, married Nancy Lorraine

Alabama Wade, wife of Mathew Clowdus and mother of Robert Clowdus, was in 1850 in Summit, Blount County, Alabama and in Subdivision 18, Blount County, Alabama in 1860, Her father and mother were J H Wade born abt 1814 in Tn and Annie Wade born abt 1818 in GA Her siblings were
Greenberry 1842, Eliza 1843, Nancy 1845, James 1848, Alabama 1850, William 1851, Winston 1854

*Robert Lee, born 1884, died 1949, married Nancy Lorraine - (I think her maiden name was Cordell, (cordle), mother and father Jesse and Margret) Robert and Nancy's kids that were living with them according to 1930 census were Lois Watts, [Lois Clowdus], born abt 1906 - Aretta Clowdus, born abt 1915 - , Margaret Clowdus, born abt 1918 - Christine Clowdus, born abt 1920 married to Unknown Smitterman- Robert L Clowdus, born abt 1923 - *Pearl Clowdus, born abt 1924 - Dona M Clowdus, born abt 1927. Children from 1920 census are Lacy 1906, and Gordon 1907. In 1931, they had Milton and in 1934 had Mary Anne, who died same year.

*Pearl Clowdus married in the early 1940's to George Lester Mashburn and had two sons with him, George and Donald. She divorced him in May of 1948 and then married C C Fouse of Miami Florida. He adopted her two boys in 1959 and together they had 2 more children, Fred and Teresa.

Clowdus name changes spelling through the years in census. Family is found in Bessemer, Alabama, and Blount and Jefferson County Alabama. Family plot is located at Brighton Cemetery in Bessemer Alabama. Some of the family members buried there are listed below.
CLOWDUS BAMA,11-04-1918 69
CLOWDUS BRUCE 10-30-1924 47
CLOWDUS FARRIS 02-23-1941 23
CLOWDUS HAZEL 02-02-1915
CLOWDUS MARY A 03-19-1934
CLOWDUS NANCY L 06-18-1973 02-22-1888
CLOWDUS ROBERT L 09-29-1949 10-21-1813
CLOWDUS WILLIAM C 12-17-1928 21
I would greatly appreciate if anyone with info about these families can email me at
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