Richard Clinton “Clint” Clements

Illinois, USA
Death 24 Dec 1936 (aged 66)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 149592739 View Source

"Clint Clements" Date of death and burial/cemetery information from death record, which lists his parents as Hezekiah Clements and Louisa Sleet. Date of birth is listed as 17 July 1869 on death record; however, Census data lists DOB as July 1870 and he does not appear in (June) 1870 Census with Hezekiah Clements. Place of birth listed as Bourbon County, Kentucky on death record, but all Census records list Illinois as place of birth and Hezekiah & Louisa were living in Illinois at that time. Died in Chicago, Cook County, but residence listed as Sumner, Lawrence, Illinois. Never married.

All Census records are in Christy, Lawrence County, Illinois:
1870 Census - not found (he is not Alonzo Clements, who is listed as age 12 and name Alonzo does not appear again in records).
1880 Census - listed as Richard C Stultz, age 9, in household with Hezekiah and Louisa Clements. No relationship is given and the listed surname is a mystery - it is possible he was a ward who was later adopted by the Clements.
1900 Census - listed as Richard C Clements in household with Louisa Slanker [Schlenker], who remarried twice since prior census. Listed as "Hired" relationship to head of household Louisa, but ink looks like relationship may have been added after original census data.
1910 Census - listed as Clinton Clements, Son of head of household Louisa, who lists herself as Widowed and has gone back to using Clements as surname (see notes on Louisa's page).
1920 Census - Clint Clements listed as Head of household with mother Louisa Clements.
1930 Census - Clinton Clements listed as Head of household.

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