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Mary Etta Bierley Sanders
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1871
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1946
Jasper County
Indiana, USA

daughter of Jacob Bierley & Mary Ann Groom
She married Clarence Wesley Clemans 8 Mar 1891 Jasper Co., IN
She married Henry Nelson Sanders 28 Apr 1915 Jasper Co., IN

Rensselaer Republican
Monday 7 Jan 1946 pg1 col2
Mrs. Nelson Sanders Dies This Morning
Passes Away at Home South of Rensselaer Following Long Illness
Mrs. Nelson Sanders died at her home six miles south of Rensselaer following a illness of several months. She was 74 years old and had spent most of her liftime in Jasper county.
Mrs. Mary Etta Sanders was born at Surrey, in Jasper County, June 30, 1871, the daughter of Jacob Bierly and Mary Ann Groom. She was married to Tarence Wesley Clemmans who died a few years after her marriage. She was married to Nelson Sanders April 20, 1915, and since 1920 had lived on a farm south of Rensselaer in Jordan township.
Mrs. Sanders was a member of the Rebekah lodge and James Ladies' Aid.
Surviving besides the husband are four children, Mrs. George Gowlan of LaPorte, Ernest Clemmans of Chesterton, Charles Clemmans of Rensselaer and Wesley Clemmans of Rensselaer. One daugher, Mary Etta, died in infancy. Also surviving are two sisters, Mrs. Minnie Sayers of Seattle, Washington, Mrs. John Swint of Beckley, Washington and two brothers, William Bierly of Rensselaer and Milton Bierly of North Dakota.
The funeral arrangements have not been made. The remains will be at the W.J. Wright Chapel until the funeral hour.

Rensselaer Republican
8 Jan 1946 Tuesday pg1 col5
Funeral services for Mrs. Sanders Thursday.
Funeral services for Mrs. Sanders will be held from W.J. Wright Chapel at 1 o'clock Thursday afternoon with the Rev. Earl Moore officiating. Interment will be at Weston cemetery. 
Family links: 
  Jacob Bierly (1825 - 1898)
  Mary Ann Groom Bierley (1852 - 1888)
  Clarence Wesley Clemans (1870 - 1911)*
  Henry Nelson Sanders (1875 - 1955)*
  Charles Pearl Clemans (1897 - 1970)*
  Clarence Wesley Clemans (1904 - 1991)*
  Mary Etta Bierley Sanders (1871 - 1946)
  Minnie B. Bierley Sayers (1873 - 1963)*
  Nellie J. Bierly Swint (1876 - 1972)*
  John A. Bierley (1879 - 1880)*
  William Joseph Bierley (1881 - 1948)*
  Rena Alice Bierly Kanne (1883 - 1930)*
  Milton Bierley (1884 - 1970)*
  Infant daughter Bierley (1888 - 1888)*
*Calculated relationship
Weston Cemetery
Jasper County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec V, Lot 1
Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
Record added: Jun 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54099258
Mary Etta <i>Bierley</i> Sanders
Added by: Alana Knochel Bauman
Mary Etta <i>Bierley</i> Sanders
Added by: Alana Knochel Bauman
Mary Etta <i>Bierley</i> Sanders
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