DR. PHINEAS HARRISON CLEMONS 5 (Alexander 4 – John 3 – John 2 – Isaac l) was born in Sandusky, Ohio, 16 Feb 1832. He graduated in the first class of Antioch College in 1857. He also graduated from Cincinnati Eclectic College of Medicine. When the Civil War broke out, he enlisted as an assistant surgeon in 1862 (99th Ohio Volunteers). Three months after enlistment he was promoted to chief surgeon, ranking as major. On 17 Nov 1862 he was married to Frances Eunice Ransom, who served with her husband and did nurse's duty. She died 16 Mar 1867. On 11 Jan 1872 he married Alice Eugenia Douglas, b. 14 Aug 1851 at Sandusky, Ohio, daughter of Rev. Russell E. Douglas and Temperance Ellis. He established a practice at Sandusky, but later was called to Government service in 1882 and served as a medical expert in the U.S. Pension Office at Washington, D.C., until his death on 2 Nov 1899. Alice Clemons died 28 Oct 1895 at Washington, D.C.
P H Clemons Death Date: 2 Nov 1899 Death Place: Washington, District of Columbia Newspaper: Sandusky (Oh) (Daily) Register, Sandusky, Ohio Newspaper Date: 9 Nov 1899 Newspaper Page: p. 5, col. 5 Years Indexed: 1860's-1932, 1980's, 2000-current Newspaper Repository: Hayes Presidential Library - Fremont, Oh; Hayes Presidential Library - Fremont, Oh Notes: Former Resident Of Sandusky Library Link
20 Aug 1862 Asst Surgeon Ohio Commissioned an officer in Company S, Ohio 99th Infantry Regiment on 26 Aug 1862. Promoted to Full Surgeon on 26 Nov 1863. Mustered out on 26 Nov 1863. Commissioned an officer in on 26 Nov 1863. Mustered out on 25 Apr 1866. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio
Children: Minnie Mabel Clemons b 11 Dec 1874 d 1 Apr 1962 Find a grave 78131041 m Obie Knox Johnson b 19 Aug 1872 d 25 Jul 1959 Find a grave 78131064
Clement Faben Clemons b 5 Dec 1878 d 7 Feb 1901 Find a grave 10212941
May Myrtis Clemons b 11 Dec 1874 d 29 Sep 1933 m Eugene Marx b 28 Jun 1875 d 21 Feb 1922