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 Emma Laura <I>Barham</I> Clemons

Emma Laura Barham Clemons

Birth
Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Death 11 Apr 1974 (aged 49)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial West Hoosick, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 82965379 · View Source
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Laura's obituary was in the "Bennington Banner" (Vermont) newspaper on April 15, 1974. It said she died in a hospital on Long Island, but I had thought she died in Brooklyn, NY. It stated she was buried in the West Hoosick Cemetery. This is located across the road from the West Hoosick Baptist Church, I believe on Road 103, Hoosick, Rensselaer County, NY.

The two ladies in fur coats: Laura is on the right and her mother, Flora, is on the left. The picture of Laura and man in white shirt is her husband, Wade Clemons.

Laura is the one that gave me my first name. She only had one daughter and she wanted my parents to adopt me out to her because they already had nine other children at the time. Of course they said no. She was always very partial to me. Submitted by Larry Draughon


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  • Created by: Larry Draughon
  • Added: 4 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82965379
  • Larry Draughon
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Laura Barham Clemons (8 Sep 1924–11 Apr 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82965379, citing West Hoosick Rural Cemetery, West Hoosick, Rensselaer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Larry Draughon (contributor 47658214) .