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John Erwin Clemens

John Erwin Clemens

Male 1886 - 1961  (75 years)

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  • Name John Erwin Clemens 
    Born 3 Mar 1886 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Dec 1961 
    Person ID I50655  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father George Washington Clemens 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Esther Rowell,   b. 21 Aug 1889,   d. 10 Jan 1962  (Age 72 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leona Ruth Clemens,   b. 29 Nov 1910,   d. 9 Apr 1986  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     2. Genevieve Clemens,   b. 18 Jul 1912,   d. Oct 1996  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     3. Erwin John Clemens,   b. 24 Jul 1915, Redfield, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 1991, Redfield, Oswego Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F20196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • J. Clemens, 75, Rites Friday

      John Clemens, 75, retired lumberjack of Osceola, died Tuesday night at St. Luke's Hospital in Utica where he had been hospitalized two days. He had been in failing health for some time and had been at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Gage in Utica the past few months.

      Services will be held Friday at the Surridge & Roberts Memorial Home and Chapel at 14 Eagle St., Utica. Masonic rites, will be conducted at the funeral home Thursday at 7:30 p.m. with calling hours Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Burial will be in Redfield Cemetery.

      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Esther Rowell Clemens; three sons, George Clemens of N. Syracuse, Erwin and Harold Clemens of Osceola; three daughters, Mrs. Glen (Leonaj Barnes of Richland, Mrs. Harold (Genevieve) Morrison of Pulaski and Mrs. Arthur (Lois) Gage of Utica; 14 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; a brother, D. Ray Clemens of Osceola; two sisters, Mrs. Etta Wright of Camden and Mrs. Dora Van de Walker of Osceola, and several nieces and nephews.

      Mr. Clemens, better known to his friends as "Old Lard", was born in Osceola on March 3, 1886, and was a son of George and Lavina Williams Clemens. He had lived all his life in Osceola where he was a woodsman and lumberjack. He served as road superintendent of the Town of Osceola several years and was a member of the Amboy Masonic Lodge at Williamstown.

      He was married to Miss Esther Rowell, July 8, 1906, having celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary last July.

      Source: The Pulaski Democrat, Dec 28, 1961