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 Nora Olive <I>Morton</I> Clester

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Nora Olive Morton Clester

  • Birth 13 Sep 1870 Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 11 Sep 1953 Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 39694583

Nora Olive Morton was born 13 Sep 1870 in Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois; daughter of Robert Hill and Mary Elizabeth (Hayden) Morton.

Nora was united in marriage 14 March 1888 at Champaign County, Illinois with James Clinton Clester; son of Jacob and Lucinda (Peters) Clester.

James and Nora were the parents of four children:

1. Celia E. born 1890 married Hugh Bassett Forbes
2. Alta Elizabeth "Lizzie" born 1891 (#1) married _?_ Swanson (#2) William Everett Karren
3. Clarence Morton born 1891 married Mae Clestera
4. James Harold born 1896, MIA WWI

James passed away in 1899 in Champaign County, Illinois at the age of 32 years. He was laid to rest in Patterson Cemetery in Saint Joseph, Champaign County, Illinois.

Nora passed away 11 Sep 1953 in Leavenworth County, Kansas at the age of 82 years. She was laid to rest in Mount Muncie Cemetery in Leavenworth County, Kansas.

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  • Maintained by: Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell
  • Originally Created by: Steve McCray
  • Added: 20 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39694583
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Nora Olive Morton Clester (13 Sep 1870–11 Sep 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39694583, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Nancy (Hitchcock) Clewell (contributor 47250521) .