Individual Record 1594

Name}   Smith, Clement Earl Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  2 Feb 1905 Place} Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
Marr.: Date} Fam 21 Aug 1928 Place} Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  18 Dec 1968 Place} Newton, Harvey, Kansas
Burial: Date} Exa  21 Dec 1968 Place} Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas
  Grave Marker} Yes  &
Source 1} 394 = Letter
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 1178=1905 KS cen
Source 4} 413 = 1910 USA cen
Source 5} 1178=1915 KS cen
Source 6} 414 = 1920 USA cen
Source 7} 1178=1925 KS cen
Source 8} 500 = Obituary
Source 9} 1183=1930 USA cen
Source 10}494 = Obituary
Source 11}1619=1940 USA cen
Source 12}1683=City directy
Source 13}549 = S.S. record
Source 14}1614=Cemetery rec
Source 15}397 = Cemetery rec
Source 16}363 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } Oscar James Smith & Ethel G. Haley
   Relationship No.} 556
1st Household No.} 124 = Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
      Occupation 1} Farmer
       Occupation 2} Laborer
Spouses:   Prime} Bell, Freda Phyllis
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Clement Earl Smith was born 2 Feb 1905 in Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  He was the second child of Oscar James Smith and Ethel G. Haley.  His older sister Velna was born in 1903.  In the 1905 Kansas State census, the family was living in Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  His father was renting the land he farmed.  His brother Bernice was born in 1908.
The 1910 U.S. census, Logan Twp., enumerated Oscar J. Smith, 29, general farmer, renting, with his wife, Ethel Smith, 25.  The children were Velma V., 6, Claude [Clement], 4, and Bernice B., 2.  Clement's brother Darrell was born in 1911, died 1912, and his sister Marine was born in 1913, died 1913.

In the 1915 Kansas State census, Clement was living with his parents, sister, and brother in Blaine Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  His father owned the land he was farming, with a mortgage.  In the 1920 U.S. census, and the 1925 Kansas State census, the family was living in Centre Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  His father owned the farm, with a mortgage.  His mother Ethel died in November 1926.

Clement married Freda Phyllis Bell on 21 Aug 1928 in Abilene, Dickinson, Kansas.  In the 1930 U.S. census, Clement and Freda, both 25, were living in Sheridan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Clement, was a farmer, renting the land he farmed.  They had a infant son, Donald.

In the 1940 U.S. census, Clement and Freda were living at 603 4th Street, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.  Clement had completed two years of high school.  He was an underground laborer, operating a rocker.  They now had two children, Donald and Ethel.  They later had two more children, Phyllis and Larry.

The family moved to 119 Newton, Harvey, Kansas.  In 1958, Clement was a shop mechanic for the City of Newton.  In 1962, he was a welder for the Hesston Mfg., Co., and in 1963 he was a construction worker.

Clement died 18 Dec 1968, probably in Newton, Harvey, Kansas.  He is buried in the Highland Cemetery, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.  His wife Freda died 12 Jan 1987 and is buried with her husband.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Tenth grade         or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   1 Nov 2014
Date Created}  23 Aug 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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