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James Clinton Clester
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Birth: 1867
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
Death: 1899
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

James Clinton Clester was born in 1867 in Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois; son of Jacob and Lucinda (Peters) Clester.

James was united in marriage 14 March 1888 at Champaign County, Illinois with Nora Olive Morton; daughter of Robert Hill and Mary Elizabeth (Hayden) Morton.

James and Nora were the parents of four children:

1. Celia E. born 1890 married Hugh Bassett Forbes
2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" A. born 1891 married _?_ Swanson
3. Clarence Morton born 1891 married Mae Clestera
4. James Harold born 1896, MIA WWI

James passed away in 1899 in Champaign County, Illinois at the age of 32 years. He was laid to rest in Patterson Cemetery in Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois.

Nora passed away 11 Sep 1953 in Leavenworth County, Kansas at the age of 82 years. She was laid to rest in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Leavenworth County, Kansas.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Clester (1833 - 1888)
  Lucinda Peters Clester (1838 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Nora Olive Morton Clester (1870 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Celia E. Clester Forbes (1890 - 1973)*
  Alta Elizabeth Clester Karren (1891 - 1974)*
  Clarence Morton Clester (1891 - 1953)*
  James Harold Clester (1896 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  John H Carle (____ - 1877)**
  Eliza Jane Clester Chapin (1863 - ____)*
  William Issac Clester (1864 - 1942)*
  James Clinton Clester (1867 - 1899)
  Minnie Ann Clester Reagan (1869 - 1955)*
  Louis Delmer Clester (1871 - 1946)*
  Bowman Davis Clester (1874 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Patterson Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewel...
Originally Created by: John Fisher-Green
Record added: Jul 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93416217
James Clinton Clester
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James Clinton Clester
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In memory.
- Bob Clewell
 Added: Aug. 18, 2012
 
 
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