Clow, George D.
B: 31 Dec 1824, Stratford, St. Andrew, Suffolk, England
C: 20 Mar 1825, Stratford, St. Andrew, Suffolk, England
D: 20 Apr 1903, Humboldt, Kittson County, Minnesota
E: Arrived in PEI in 1829. A trader.
M: 30 Dec 1843, Margaret Ann (Maggie) McCann in St. Paul's Anglican Church, Charletown, PEI. Margaret b. 1822, Nova Scotia, Canada d. 23 Jun 1901, N. Wiltshire, PEI, Canada. Buried: 26 Jun 1901, N. Wiltshire, PEI, Canada

FN: George Clow
MN: Rachel Crouch

McCann, Margaret Ann (Maggie)
B: 1821 or 1822, Father was born in Ireland - Mother born in PEI
D: 23 Jun 1901, aet 80 in North Wiltshire, Queens, PEI.
(North Wiltshire United Church Cemetery cards)

Children of George Clow and Margaret Ann McCann:
1. Louisa Clow
B: 21 Feb 1845, Lot 31, N. Wiltshire, Queens, PEI
C: 08 Apr 1848, Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island
D: Seattle, WA Newspaper reference to Louisa Ashley of Tacoma, WA, daughter of George and Margarette Clow. Louisa b. 1845 PEI Trinity Church, Charlottetown, Book 2 page 67. Resided in Tacoma, WA circa 1901.
M: (1) 04 Dec 1866, John MacLean, PEI
M: (2) Unknown Ashley of Tacoma, WA

2. George D. Clow Jr.
B: 21 Feb 1846, Lot 31, N. Wiltshire, PEI
C: 26 Nov 1846, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Queens, Prince Edward Island
D: 24 Nov 1912, Minnesota, chronic asthma
Bur: Clow Cemetery, Humboldt, Minnesota
M: (1) Catherine Dammeral b. 1837 d. 20 Dec 1871
M: (2) 07 or 21 Nov 1872, Charlotte Ann Vickerson, Charlottetown, PEI b. 29 Jul 1853 in North River, PEI d. 11 Jan 1924 in Clow Township, Minnesota.

3. Charles Clow (Charlie)
B: 14 Feb 1848, Lot 31, PEI Clow-Charlie-Essay.html

C: 08 Apr 1848, by L. C. Jenkins. St. Paul's Charlottetown, book 2, page 260
D: 07 Jun 1926 Humboldt, MN
Bur: St. Vincent, Kittson, County, MN
M: 13 Dec 1873, Emma Crewys, in PEI, b. 28 Mar 1853 c . 24 Apr 1853 d. 14 Oct 1943 Humboldt, MN. Buried: St. Vincent, MN

Emma Crewys, S., S. Wiltshire and Charles Clow, B., of New Wiltshire, obtained a license of 9 Dec 1873 to George O. Heustis, Bondsman, George Clow, in the Marr Lic Book, #12, 1871-1881, p. 37 and were married 13 Dec 1873, witnesses, John Boundy and Anah Clow in the Marriages Book, 1871-1874. Emma appears to have been b. 28 Mar 1853 at S. Wilshire c. 24 Apr 1853, E. Evans. f.

4. Lucetta Clow
B: 19 Jan 1850, Beaconsfield, PEI. (Cemetery stone shows DOB 1851 if same one) (another source says 1849)
C: 11 May 1850, St. Paul's Anglican, Charlottetown, Queens, PEI
D: 14 Jul 1924, St. Vincent, Kittson County, MN
Bur: St. Vincent, MN
M: 30 May 1873, Peter Munro b. 31 Oct 1848 (another says 1852) N. Wiltshire, PEI d. 15 May 1948, St. Vincent, MN

5. Lemuel Clow
B: 09 May 1851, Bedeque Road, N. Wiltshire, PEI (or1850, or 1853) ?
C: 03 Feb 1853, PEI
D:
M: Christine Scott b. Apr 1853, Canada
Record indicates he may have been a farmer and butcher.

PEI records show children: Herbert S. 1874, John 1875, Lemuel 1876, George N. 1877, Everett 1880. Kittson County records show children: Nelly Blair 6/17/1882, Oscar Blair 10/04/1884. Lemuel and family left Minnesota to go out west.

6. Ambrose Clow (aka"Am")
B: 14 Feb 1853, Wiltshire, PEI (another says 17 Feb 1854)
C: 28 May 1859, by Henry Pope, Cornwall United Church, book 3, page 7.
D: 21 Apr 1928, Kittson County, Minnesota
Bur: 23 Apr 1928, St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota
M: 1880, Matilda Crewys b. 09 Jan 1854 or 59 PEI c. 20 Feb 1859 d. 03 Apr 1940 MN, Buried: St. Vincent, MN
Record indicates he delivered ice.

Ambrose Clow, and his brothers, Charles, George, and Ephraim, went to Boston to seek their fortune. This was George and Margarette Mc Cann. Around 1878-1880, he received word that land was available in Minnesota. Charles was sent to check out the territory. What he saw pleased him so he advised his brothers to join him in this new venture. Ambrose brought his new wife, Mathilda Crewye, who was also born on Prince Edward Island. Ambrose had a house built in Humboldt where he and his wife lived the rest of their lives. They had a son, George Victor, who was born: 19 Nov 1880.

7. Ephraim Clow
B: 24 Dec 1854, Wiltshire, PEI
C: 28 May 1859, PEI
D: 23 Jul 1927, Minnesota
M: Mary A. Hough (Stearns) b. 10 Jan 1860 Canada d. 10 Jan 1932 MN
He was, among other things, a long distance runner.

8. Onah (Fannie) Clow
B: 03 Apr 1856, N. Wiltshire, PEI
C: 28 May 1859, PEI
D: Seattle, King County, Washington, US
M: William H. MacDowell or McDowell b. Apr 1847
Had one son, James Knox MacDowell b. 1887 m. Eleanor Winship Babbidge.

9. Alice Eliza (Allis) Clow
B: 04 Jun 1857, N. Wiltshire, Queens, PEI
C: 28 May 1859, PEI
Census: St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota 1900, 1910 and 1920 census
D: 06 Nov 1937, St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota
Bur: St. Vincent, Kittson County, Minnesota
M: 23 Oct 1876, Edmund Cameron, in PEI, b. Feb 1854 Canada d. 1924

10. Artemus Clow
B: 04 Dec1858, PEI
C: 26 Dec 1858, PEI
D: 1928, PEI
Bur: Lot 31, N. Wiltshire, PEI, United Church Cemetery
M: 21 Nov 1879, Alice Connick b. 04 Apr 1860 or 1861, PEI d. 1920, PEI

11. Mary Ellen Clow
B: 11 May 1860, N. Wiltshire, PEI.
Shows as 15 yrs old on 1881 PEI census = 1866
C: 31 May 1860

12. Henrietta Clow (See another record below)
B: 05 Aug 1861, N. Wiltshire, PEI
C: 20 Aug 1862, PEI
D: 26 May 1882, Pembina, North Dakota
M: 05 Jul 1880, Charles McLeod, at Emerson, Manitoba, Canada

Henrietta (Hattie, Hatie, Hetty, or Hettie) Clow
B: 17 May 1862, Wiltshire, PEI
(Clow Cemetery says 1862) (Another source says 14 Jun 1861)
D: 26 May 1882, Emerson, Manitoba or Pembina, ND. (Clow Cemetery says d. 26 Aug 1882). A record shows she died of Red River Fever.
Bur: Emerson, Manitoba, Canada
M: 25 Jul 1880, Charles McLeod, Emerson, Manitoba. Had a son, Garfield b. 05 Jul 1881.


The 1881 PEI Census of Lot 31 shows: George Clow, farmer, Methodist, age 64, born in England; Margaret, age 64, born in Ireland; Artemas, age 21; Allace, age 20; Hatie 8/12; Mary Ellen, age 15; Welsh, age 10,and Eliza McAnn, age 36. It appears all the rest were born on P. E. I.

Children: Shown in 1881 Census of Lot 31:

Artemus, Age 21 = 1860 (Another source says b. 1858 PEI)

Allace, Age 20 = 1861

Hatie, 8/12

Mary Ellen, Age 15 = 1866

Welsh, Age 10 = 1871

Eliza McAnn, Age 36 = 1845 (Sister of Margaret ? ?)