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Merit King Clements
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1855
Clay County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1932
Alabama, USA

He was born March 18, 1855, on a farm in what was then Randolph County but is now Clay County, Alabama. He was the only child of Benjamin Asbury Clements and Tempe Ferrill Clements.

He was married twice.
First wife was Sophia Thomas, daughter of Jonathan and Emily (Torbert) Thomas. They married December 17, 1876.

Children by Sophia:
Edna Earl Clements (married Dr. E.T. Fields)
Victor Hugo Clements
Dr. Merit DeWitt Clements
Bennie Thomas Clements (died in infancy)

Second wife was Emma Roberts, daughter of Rev. F. M. and Mary S. (Burton) Roberts. They married July 21, 1890.

Children by Emma:
Opie King Clements Locascio
Otis Roberts Clements
Dr. Frank Hartman Clements
Mary E. Clements
Thelma Ferrill Clements (died in infancy)
William Green Clements
Charles Burton Clements (died young)

Superintendent of the Limestone County Board of Education for several years.

Family links: 
  Benjamin Asbury Clements (1820 - 1895)
  Tempe Ferrill Clements (1834 - 1920)
  Sophia Thomas Clements (1859 - 1890)*
  Emma Roberts Clements (1866 - 1923)*
  Bennie Thomas Clements (1889 - 1889)*
  Thelma Ferrill Clements (1897 - 1898)*
  Charles Burton Clements (1903 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship
"Our Dear Father"
Athens City Cemetery
Limestone County
Alabama, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot #301
Created by: Mary Jo
Record added: Dec 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31965920
Merit King Clements
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Merit King Clements
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Merit King Clements
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Added by: SFC Frank Irons Sr. Retired US Army 1977
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 Added: Dec. 5, 2008

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