The surname Clogston was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation. Chronicles first mention Conrad Kluger of Prague in 1320, and Mertin Kluge of Habelschwerdt in 1397.
Important Dates for the Clogston family
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Clogston Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Kluge, Kluger, Klug, Klugen, Clug, Cluge, Clugen and many more.
Early Notables of the Clogston family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Clogston family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Klug, who came to England and/or America in 1709 at the age of 37 with his wife and child. Nicklas Kluge arrived in Philadelphia in 1738; while August Kluge came to Canada in 1783. Wilhelm Kluge arrived in Texas in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Clogston (post 1700)
John H. Clogston, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912 
F. G. Clogston, American politician, Mayor of Emporia, Kansas, 1953