Surname: Cleaver

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Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Chester County, PA

Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Chester County, Pennsylvania – comprising a historical sketch of the county, by Samuel T. Wiley, together with more than five hundred biographical sketches of the prominent men and leading citizens of the county.

Quapaw Cession Map

Establishment of Fort Smith in 1817

The white population in Arkansas in 1817 had increased to several thousand, whose protection, as well as that of the Cherokee people living in that territory, from the continued hostilities of the Osage, required the establishment of a military post at the western border dividing the white settlements from the Osage. From Saint Louis came further news of threatened hostilities by the Osage near Clermont’s Town, and a report 1Niles Register, (Baltimore) vol. xiii, 176. that Major William Bradford with a detachment of United States riflemen, and accompanied by Major Long, topographical engineer, had left that city for the purpose

Chalie C. Cleaver

Sergt., Inf., Regimental Sup. Co. Born in Moore County, N.C., June 20, 1892. Son of Isaac and Julia L. Cleaver. Entered the service at Southern Pines, N.C., July 12, 1916, and sent to Camp Glenn, N.C. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, Texas, and then to Camp Royster, N.C., and then to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 27, 1918. Promoted to Sergt. Nov. 1, 1916. On Mexican border Oct. 11, 1916, to March 21, 1917. Fought at Ypres July 27, to Aug. 2, Ypres Aug. 21st to 26th, Voormizelle Aug. 31st to Sept. 2nd. Bellicourt Sept. 27th to Oct.

Martin L. Cleaver

Private, Arty. Batt E, 1st Reg. Born in Moore County, N.C., Feb. 23, 1897. Son of Isaac and Julia L. Cleaver. Husband of Rosa Pelcher Cleaver. Entered the service at Carthage, N.C., Sept. 23, 1918, and sent to Camp Jackson, S. C. Mustered out of the service at Camp Jackson, S. C., Dec. 11, 1918.