|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1843|
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.
Emma Benson Clemans (1847 - 1874)
Henrietta Travelbee Clemans (1858 - 1911)
Plot: Section 3
Created by: OPPSheryl
Record added: Jan 22, 2010
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