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Karl Clemens
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Birth: May 9, 1881, Lithuania
Death: Jun. 25, 1952
Boulder County
Colorado, USA

He was born Klemensas Paznokaitis in a farm village Rezgalai, near the small town of Sudargas. His father died when he was very young, and he was put out on a farm to work. Later he apprenticed to be a jeweler and watch repairman. He snuck out of Lithuania, and made his way to Scotland to work in the coal mines. He met Ona Truskeviciute, and they were married in Feb 1903. They sailed for America, landing in Dec 1903. He worked in the coal mines, and at various jobs until about 1921, when they settled in Lafayette. He opened a garage, gas station, watch and jewelery repair and grocery store over the years. He changed his name to Karl Clemens when he became a citizen in 1918. He raised 11 children, and was very active in helping the coal miners organize for better wages and work conditions. He lived in Lafayette at 104 E. Cleveland St, and his business was on S. Public Rd. 
Family links: 
  Anna Clemens (1880 - 1969)*
  Agnes Pasnakaitis Clemens Hodgson (1904 - 1992)*
  George Paznokaitis Clemens (1906 - 1967)*
  Clement Paznokaitis Clemens (1908 - 1969)*
  Anna Paznokaitis Clemens Bunton (1909 - 1987)*
  Matilda Paznokas Clemens Bradley (1913 - 1998)*
  Gertrude Pasnokas Clemens Dunn (1915 - 1994)*
  John Albert Pasnokas Clemens (1917 - 1988)*
  Robert Richard Clemens (1922 - 1995)*
  Ruth Paznokas Clemens Bozicevich (1923 - 2014)*
  Vincent Clemens (1926 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Green Mountain Cemetery
Boulder County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Blessings 110
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Originally Created by: Eric Crow
Record added: Jun 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11102486
Karl Clemens
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 Added: Jan. 26, 2011

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