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Term: Clausen, Claus Lauritz 1820 - 1892

Definition:

Lutheran clergyman, b. Aero, Denmark. He migrated to the U.S. and Wisconsin in 1843 to become religious instructor at the Norwegian settlement at Muskego. During the same year, he was ordained a Lutheran minister, and served as pastor at Muskego (1843-1845), Koshkonong (1845-1846), and Rock Prairie (1846-1853). He was one of the founders and editor of the church monthly publication Maanedstidende (1851), and a founder and first editor (Jan.-Aug., 1852) of the secular newspaper, Emigranten, published originally at Inmansville, Rock County. He was one of three pastors who organized the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (1851), serving as president (1851-1852). In 1853 he left the state and thereafter served in Iowa, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota. He was vice-president of the Norwegian Synod (1855-1856), and president of the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (1870-1872). During the early part of the Civil War, he served as chaplain with the 15th Wisconsin Regiment (1861-1862), and after 1861 was the leader of a synod faction declaring slavery to be a sin. Although this division within the Norwegian Synod was largely a theological and dogmatic debate, it resulted in a great deal of bitterness and ultimately led to Clausen's resignation from the synod. Clausen was the author of Gjenmaele mod Kirkeraadet (1869), and Prof. Georg Sverdrup's Angreb (1881). Dict. Amer. Biog.; H. F. Swansen, Founder of St. Ansgar (Blair, Neb., 1949); T. C. Blegen, Norwegian Migration to Amer. . . . Transition (Northfield, Minn., 1940); WPA MS.

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174 records found

Cadle, Richard Fish 1796 - 1857
Cadotte, Michel 1764 - 1837
Cahokias
Callahan, John 1865 - 1956
Callow, William G. 1921
Calvert, Walter B. 1904
Cameron, Angus 1826 - 1897
Cameron, Howard W. 1915
Camp, Hoel Hinman 1822 - 1909
Campbell, Henry Colin 1862 - 1923
Campbell, James 1814 - 1883
Campbell, William James 1871 - 1956
Candrian, Adolph 1850 - 1929
Cane, Arnold J. 1914
Cannon, Raymond Joseph 1894 - 1951
Carey, Eben James 1889 - 1947
Cargill, William Wallace 1844 - 1909
Carhart, John W. 1834 - 1914
Carheil, Fr, Étienne de, 1633-1726
Carpenter, Matthew Hale [B. "Carpenter","Decatur M
Carpenter, Stephen Decatur 1821 - 1906
Carpenter, Tim
Carr, Ezra Slocum 1819 - 1894
Carr, Peter P.
Carron, Thomas 1752 - 1817
Carter, Homer Wright 1847 - 1933
Carter, William Edward 1833 - 1905
Carver, Jonathan 1710 - 1780
Cary, Charles Preston 1856 - 1943
Cary, John Watson 1817 - 1895
Cary, William Joseph 1865 - 1934
Case, Jerome Increase 1819 - 1891
Caspar Partridge case, 1850-1855
Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866.
Cassoday, John B. 1830 - 1907
Castleman, Alfred Lewis 1808 - 1877
Caswell, Lucien Bonaparte 1827 - 1919
Cate, George Washington 1824 - 1905
Cates, Richard L. 1925
Catholics in Wisconsin
Catlin, George 1796 - 1872
Catlin, John 1803 - 1874
Ceci, Louis J. 1927
Celichowski, Bronislaus 1872 - 1951
Cha-wa-non, Menominee leader, died ca. 1826
Chadbourne, Paul Ansel 1823 - 1883
Chafin, Eugene Wilder 1852 - 1920
Chamberlin, Thomas Chrowder 1843 - 1928
Champlain, Samuel de, 1567-1635.
Chaouanons
Chapelle, Dickey 1919 - 1965
Chapin, Aaron Lucius 1817 - 1892
Chapman, Chandler Burnell 1815 - 1877
Chapman, Chandler Pease 1844 - 1897
Chapman, Silas 1813 - 1899
Chapple, John Crockett 1876 - 1946
Charlevoix, Fr., Pierre François Xavier de, 1682-1
Charneski, James R. 1935
Chase, Enoch 1809 - 1892
Chase, Warren 1813 - 1891
Cheveux Releves
Chilsen, Walter J. 1923
Choate, Leander 1834 - 1909
Christian Science in Wisconsin
Christinos
Christopherson, Jr., Frank W. 1927
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Wis
Churchill, Frank Flanders 1865 - 1938
Chvala, Chuck 1954
Chynoweth, Edna Phillips, 1852-1950
Chynoweth, Herbert William 1848 - 1906
Chynoweth, Mary Hayes (1825-1905)
Cinagos
Cirilli, Arthur A. 1914
Clarenbach, David E. 1953
Clark, Charles Benjamin 1844 - 1891
Clark, John 1797 - 1854
Clark, Julius Taylor 1814 - 1908
Clark, Satterlee [Jr.?] 1816 - 1881
Clark, William Walter 1885
Clark, William, 1770-1838.
Clark-Halyard, Ardie 1896 - 1989
Clarke, Bascom B., 1851 - 1929
Clary, Dexter 1798 - 1874
Classon, David Guy 1870 - 1930
Clausen, Claus Lauritz 1820 - 1892
Clausen, Frederick Harold 1875 - 1944
Clausing, Alice 1944
Cleary, Michael Joseph 1876 - 1947
Clemens, Harold W. 1918
Clements, Sylvester G. 1936
Clermont, Alexis 1808 - 1898
Clifford, Gerald Francis 1889 - 1952
Cobb, Amasa 1823 - 1905
Coburn, Frank Potter 1858 - 1932
Cochran, Joseph William 1842 - 1914
Codding, Ichabod 1810 - 1866
Coe, Edwin Delos 1840 - 1909
Coffey, John L. 1922
Coggs, G. Spencer 1949
Coggs, Isaac N. 1920
Coggs, Marcia P. 1928
Colby, Gardner 1810 - 1879
Cole, Azel Dow 1818 - 1885
Cole, Harry Ellsworth 1861 - 1928
Cole, Leon Jacob 1877 - 1948
Cole, Orsamus 1819 - 1903
Coleman, Charles W.
Coleman, William 1878 - 1933
Coleman, William Werner 1835 - 1888
Collie, George Lucius 1857 - 1954
Collins, Robert A. 1924
Colman, Charles Lane 1826 - 1901
Colman, Henry Root 1800 - 1895
Colnik, Cyril 1871 - 1958
Colon, Pedro 1968
Commons, John Rogers 1862 - 1945
Comstock, George Cary 1855 - 1934
Conkey, Theodore 1819 - 1880
Connor, William Duncan 1864 - 1944
Conrad, William Harrison 1888 - 1951
Conradt, Ervin W. 1916
Conta, Dennis J. 1940
Cook, Samuel Andrew 1849 - 1918
Cooley, Robert Lawrence 1869 - 1944
Coon, Frederick William 1850 - 1919
Coon, John Williams 1860 - 1934
Cooper, Henry Allen 1850 - 1931
Corby, Ellen 1913 - 1999
Cornell, Robert J. 1919
Cornish in Wisconsin
Cosgrove, Frank J. 1914
Cothren, Montgomery Morrison 1819 - 1888
Cover, Joseph Carmen 1819 - 1872
Cowie, Robert Somerville 1873 - 1951
Cowles, Robert L. 1950
Crabtree, James William 1864 - 1945
Craig, Alexander J. 1823 - 1870
Cramer, William Edward 1817 - 1905
Crandall, George Humphrey 1869 - 1938
Crane, Frederika (1854-1930)
Crawford, George 1849 - 1927
Crawford, John S. 1923
Crawford, Samuel 1820 - 1861
Crawford, Thomas James 1952
Creager, Marvin H. 1882 - 1954
Crelie, Joseph 1773 - 1866
Creviere, John A. 1886 - 1964
Creviere, Marie Schmitt, 1924 - 2002
Creviere, Paul John, Sr. 1924 - 2008
Croatians in Wisconsin
Crocker, Hans 1815 - 1889
Crooks, N. Patrick 1938
Crooks, Ramsay, 1787-1859
Cross, James B. 1819 - 1876
Crowe, Mickey (1958 - )
Crownhart, Charles Henry 1863 - 1930
Cubans in Wisconsin
Cudahy, John 1887 - 1943
Cudahy, Patrick 1849 - 1919
Cullen, David A. 1960
Cunningham, Thomas Jefferson 1852 - 1941
Curley, Robert M. 1922
Currie, George R. 1900
Curry, John Steuart 1897 - 1946
Curtis, Alice B., 1866-1936
Cushing, Lt. Alonzo H. (1841-1863)
Cutler, Gen. Lysander (1808-1866)
Cutler, Harry Henderson 1859 - 1933
Cynagos
Cyrak, Mel J. 1936
Czarnezki, Joseph J. 1954
Czechs in Wisconsin
Czerwinski, Joseph C. 1944

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