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Robert Clouston

Robert Clouston

Male 1821 - 1858  (37 years)

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  • Name Robert Clouston 
    Born 16 Jul 1821  Stromness c 27-7 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Aug 1858  On board "Fanny Major" from Sandwich Islands to Vancouver Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17020  My Relatives
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Edward Clouston,   b. 1792, Leith, Midlothian Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1870  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Rose Stewart,   b. 4 Apr 1793,   d. 29 Oct 1856  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Mar 1818  Kirkwall and St Ola, Orkney Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6189  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jessy Ross,   b. 30 Aug 1825,   d. 1849, buried in Playgreen cemetery at Norway House Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 8 Mar 1848 
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Adelaide Lapierre,   b. Abt 1820, Resident of Red River Settlement Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Clouston,   b. Abt 1850  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6197  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Maria ?,   b. Abt 1830, A Resident of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Annie Clouston,   b. Abt 1850, Honolulu, Sandwich Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6198  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hudson Bay Co 13-6-1838 Stromness Clerk Chief Trader 1851 Fort Vancouver
      Late of Oahu, Honolulu Chief Trader of the Hudson Bay Co
      Died of Brain Fever at sea on board "Fanny Major" on his way from Sandwich Islands to Vancouver

      NAME:
      CLOUSTON, Robert
      PARISH:
      Stromness, ORKNEY
      ENTERED SERVICE:
      13 June 1838 in
      DATES:
      b. c1821
      Stromness d. 14 Aug. 1858
      Appointments & Service
      Outfit Year*
      Position Post District
      HBCA Reference
      *An Outfit year ran from 1 June to 31 May
      1838-1839
      came to York Factory from
      Orkney
      1839-1841
      clerk
      Edmonton Saskatchewan
      B.239/k/2 p.178, 199
      1841-1842
      clerk in charge Oxford House York
      B.239/k/2 p.227
      1842-1843
      clerk in charge
      Lower Fort [Garry]
      Red River
      B.239/k/2 p.253
      1843-1846
      clerk
      Fort Garry
      Red River
      B.239/k/2 pp.275, 325, 354
      1846-1847
      clerk
      Lower Fort [Garry]
      Red River
      B.239/k/2 p.387
      1846, 30 July-Nov.
      on trip to St. Louis to obtain supplies fo
      r Red River Settlement D.5/18 fo.81d; D.4/68 pp.280-281; D.5/18
      fos.379-380,393; D.4/68 p.430
      1847-1848
      clerk
      Fort Garry
      Red River
      B.239/k/2 p.406
      1848-1849
      clerk
      York Factory
      York
      B.239/k/2 p.434, 462
      1849-1850 on furlough in Scotland
      E.117/3 p.9, B.239/z/26 fo.145
      1850, March
      sailed from
      Liverpool to New York to purchase supplies
      E.117/3 p.9
      1850-1851
      Chief Trader
      Fort Vancouver
      Colum
      b
      ia
      B.239/k/2 p.486
      1851-1852
      Chief Trader
      Honolulu
      Sandwich Islands
      B.239/k/3 p.16
      1852-1858
      C. T. in charge
      Honolulu
      Sandwich Islands
      B.239/k/3 p.40, 60, 85, 111, 132, 152, 159
      1858, 14 August
      died of brain fever at sea on board Fanny Major
      on his way from E.69/2 fo.58-64; E.69/6 fos.2-13
      Sandwich Islands to San Francisco
      Siblings: James Stewart Clouston,
      A36/4 fos.188-195
      Anne Rose Pelly (m
      . A.Edward Pelly, in Ham
      ilton in 1857, then to U.S.)
      E.69/6 fos.3-5
      Margaret Clouston (who had a son Edward Robert)
      Wife: Jessy, daughter of Donald Ross (b. 30/
      3/1825, m. 8/3/1848, d. 1849)
      E.117/3 p.3, D.5/25 fo.255-256
      Children:
      Annie, daughter of Maria, a native of Honolulu, Sandwich Island
      A.36/4 fos.188-195
      ARCHIVES
      WINNIPEG
      Eliza, daughter of Adelaide Lapierre, resi
      ding at Red River Settlement A.36/4 fos.188-195