|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 &||
|Parents: } Oscar James Smith & Ethel G. Haley|
Relationship No.} 556
|1st Household No.} 124 = Logan Twp., Ottawa, Kansas|
| Occupation 1} Farmer |
Occupation 2} Laborer
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}|
|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}|
Cause of Death}
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