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Benjamin F Clemans
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1843
Preble County
Ohio, USA
Death: 1904

Residence Liberty Mills IN;
Enlisted on 11/15/1861 as a Private.

On 11/15/1861 he mustered into "B" Co. IN 47th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 5/1/1864 from company B to Field & Staff

157th Indiana Spanish

History of Wabash County, IN; pub 1884:
Benjamin F. Clemans, attorney and Justice of the Peace, North Manchester. Benjamin F. Clemans was born in Preble County, Ohio, December 19, 1843. His parents, Cornelius and Saloma, removed with their family to this county in 1853. During the war, Benjamin enlisted in Company B, Forty-Seventh Indiana Volunteer Regiment and served two years as Quartermaster Sergeant, remaining in the army until the close of the war. On the 10th of June, 1870 he married Miss Emma Benson, who died July 4, 1875. On the 25th of December, 1879, Mr. Clemans married Miss Etta Travelbee. He was elected in the spring of 1878 to the office of Justice of the Peace and the following fall was admitted to the bar, and is now practicing law at North Manchester. He is a member of the Knights of Honor and both himself and wife are members of the Lutheran Church. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Emma Benson Clemans (1847 - 1874)
  Henrietta Travelbee Clemans (1858 - 1911)
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Cemetery
North Manchester
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 3
 
Created by: OPPSheryl
Record added: Jan 22, 2010
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Benjamin F Clemans
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Your service to our country is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Apr. 24, 2015

- Wabash County Military
 Added: May. 17, 2011
Benjamin Clemens served as Captain in 157th Indiana Reg, Spanish-American War, April-November 1898.
- Wabash County Military
 Added: May. 17, 2011
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