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Gibson Cluverius, d. Feb. 23, 1789, Gloucester Co. Widow's pension application of Mrs. Susan (Whiting) Cluverius Lowry, a resident of Elizabeth City Co., Va., when she made an affidavit dated Aug. 26, 1850, "stating that she was 77 years in August last"; "she stated that her first husband, Gibson Cluverius, served in the Rev. War. Principally in the County of Gloucester....and in the service of the State of Virginia. That she knows of no battles in which her said husband was engaged but has heard him speak of his company being fired at by the enemy's ship entering York River."

Gibson Cluverius m. in Gloucester on March 4, 1786, to Susan Whiting who m. (2) on Sept. 29, 1791, to John Lowry (d. 1821) of Gloucester. Gibson Cluverius and his wife Susan Whiting had issue. Their eldest child was daughter Elizabeth b. 1787, who m. (1) in 1802 to Anthony Armistead and (2) in 1818 to Robert Lowry. She, the daughter, was living in Elizabeth City Co., with her mother in 1850. Cluverius had probably at least one other child (Thomas). Pension application W. 8061. (National Archives).

NOTE: In the above Cluverius pension file are also the following:

(1) Affidavit of Mildred Hutson of Gloucester whose husband, Wilson (Watson?) Hutson served as fife major in the war.

(2) Richmond, Va., June 15, 1784: "Warrant to James Nuttall, Jr., for beef and bacon forwarded the militia on duty in 1781 as per cost: all (?) by the Court of Claims in Gloster, p. 109."

NOTE: The above constitutes recognized patriotic service and eligibility for descendants of James Nuttall, Jr., to DAR and SAR. He was m. in 1798 to his cousin Sarah James of Lancaster Co., Virginia. (Ironmonger, Thomas James genealogy).

*Name can be found in the master list of the roster.

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