Birth: Feb., 1827
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Henry (Henrick) Claussen born in Feb. 1827 in Hannover, Lower Saxony (Neidersachsen), Germany. Surname also spelled Classen, Classon, Clasen, Clausson, and Claussan.
Emigrated in 1855 to Castle Garden, New York, and Naturalized in 1856 in New York.
Moved to Illinois and then on to Minnesota.
Husband of Maria “Mary” (Koble) Claussen.
Married in 1859 in Illinois.
Children of Henry and Mary Classen: August Luehrs (Classen) (step son adopted by Henry), Frederick “Fred” H., Minnie (Mina), Caroline (Carrie), Emma Else (Palen), and Louisa Classen (Olsen).
CIVIL WAR-UNION-ILLINOIS, 1861-1865
43 RD. REGIMENT-ILLINOIS INFANTRY
Henry died in 1901, according to Mary’s Obituary, because she was listed as a Widower in her death record for 1903, and Henry was living in 1900 Census.
Event Place:New York City, New York, New York, United States
Affiliate Publication Number: M1674 , Affiliate Publication Title: Index to Naturalization Petitions filed in Federal, state and local court in New York, 1792-1906 , Affiliate Film Number: 37 , GS Film Number:001420099 , Digital Folder Number: 005681416 , Image Number: 05375
New York, Naturalization Index (Soundex), 1792-1906
Citing this Record
“New York, Naturalization Index (Soundex), 1792-1906,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QVT7-DXW1 : accessed 25 February 2015), Henry Claussen, 1856; citing New York City, New York, New York, United States, Index to Naturalization Petitions filed in Federal, state and local court in New York, 1792-1906, NARA microfilm publication M1674 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 37; FHL microfilm 1,420,099.
Also Known As Name:Henry Klausson
Also Known As Note:
Event Type:Military Service
Military Beginning Rank:Private
Military Beginning Rank Note:
Military Final Rank:Private
Military Final Rank Note:
Military Side Note:
State or Military Term:Illinois
Military Unit:43rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry
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Military Company Note:
Note:Original filed under Henry/Klausson
Affiliate Publication Title:Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Illinois.
Affiliate Publication Number:M539
Affiliate Film Number:16
GS Film number:881636
Name: Henry Classen
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1865
Event Place: , Mary River, Randolph, Illinois
Number of White Males: 1
Number of White Females: 2
Number of Black Males:
Number of Black Females:
GS Film number: 972762
Digital Folder Number: 004679637
Image Number: 00055
1870 U.S. Census Record:
estimated birth year:1827
age in 1870:43y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian):White
home in 1870:Illinois, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
“United States Census, 1870,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6WY-NFY : accessed 31 July 2012), Henry Classen in household of Henry Classen, Illinois, United States.
residence:Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota
relationship to head:Self
spouse’s name:Mary Clasenn
race or color (expanded):White
age (expanded):53 years
nara film number:T9-0623
dauCarrie ClasennF17Illinois, United States
dauMinnie ClasennF19Illinois, United States
dauEmma ClasennF15Illinois, United States
dauLouisa ClasennF12Illinois, United States
“United States Census, 1880,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ98-9F6 : accessed 10 Aug 2012), Henry Clasenn, Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota; citing sheet 357C, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-0623.
titles & terms:
event place:ED 67 Caledonia Township Caledonia village, Houston, Minnesota, United States
birth date:Feb 1827
relationship to head of household:Stepfather
race or color (standardized):White
estimated marriage year:1860
mother how many children:
number living children:
digital folder number:004120276
“United States Census, 1900,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M9S8-W9N : accessed 01 Aug 2012), Henry Claussen in household of August Luehrs, ED 67 Caledonia Township Caledonia village, Houston, Minnesota, United States; citing sheet 7B, family 157, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240765.
Maria Kobel Claussen (1827 – 1903)
Emma Elsie Claussen Palen (1865 – 1931)
Created by: TEXAS TUDORS
Record added: Dec 10, 2012
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