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Obituary of George Washington Clouse

George Washington Clouse, was born May the 20th,1808 in WASHINGTON CO TN. And departed from this life June 5th 1893. Age 85 years and 16 days.... His father, Aaron Clouse, returned from the CREEK WAR in the year of 1812. and died in a few days after reaching his home. Mary Clouse, his widow and mother of a deceased, then moved from Washington County, to Sweetens Cove, Marion Co, TN, and lived there until the year of 1836. He then moved to Shellmount, TN, where he spent the remainder of his life. August 24th 1837, he was married to Lydia Watson who still lingers on the shores of time. A few years later, the deceased attached himself to the FREEWELL BAPTIST CHURCH. In 1867, the Missionary Baptist Church organized at Macedonia, near Shellmound, TN. He then joined that branch of the Christian Church, and lived a consistent member of the same until death. Brother Clouse was a very positive and he was strictly honest and truthful. He spoke of heaven as his future home. He bore his affication with fortitude and submission. He leaves a widow, five children, and a large circle of friends to mourn their loss, may they imitate his virtues and avoid his mistakes. May they all meet again in the 'Home" in Heaven...

This obituary was provided by Helen L. Smith Hoke


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June 13, 2003