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Phillip Anthony Cler, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1874, France
Death: Dec. 25, 1957
Pesotum
Champaign County
Illinois, USA

Philip Anthony Cler (Sr.) was born December 5, 1874, in Vilsberg, a small community which is today in the canton and arrondissement of Sarrebourg, located in the Moselle département, in the Lorraine région of France. Vilsburg was included with the part of Moselle (mostly German-speaking) that went to the new country of Germany in 1871 at the end of the Franco-Prussian War, and became part of the province of Alsace-Lorraine in the German Empire. The area went back to being part of France 47 years later, after World War I.

Father: Martin L. Cler
Mother: Margaretha "Magdalena" (Madelaine) Cler

Married to Louise Mary (Lucy) Wilhelm January 26, 1905 in Pesotum, Champaign County, Illinois. Lucy's grandmother was from Alsace, France, although Lucy was born in Tolono, IL.

Philip Anthony Cler (Sr.) died in Pesotum on December 25, 1957, and was buried on December 28, 1957. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin L Cler (1837 - 1895)
  Magdalena Cler Cler (1835 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Mary Wilhelm Cler (1880 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Magdalena Cler Lecher (1906 - 1986)*
  John Martin Cler (1908 - 1984)*
  Phillip Anthony Cler (1915 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Martin Cler (1861 - 1926)*
  Mary Magdalena Cler Kleiss (1865 - 1945)*
  Anton M Cler (1868 - 1947)*
  John Cler (1870 - 1937)*
  Phillip Anthony Cler (1874 - 1957)
  Joseph Cler (1877 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Church Cemetery
Pesotum
Champaign County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: C. Hartzell
Record added: Jun 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19997473
Phillip Anthony Cler, Sr
Added by: C. Hartzell
 
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