Basil Clements

about 1834–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Basil

When Basil Clements was born about 1834, in Indiana, United States, his father, Patrick Clements, was 31 and his mother, Permelia Campbell, was 29. He married Manerva Queen on 20 November 1856. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brown Township, Martin, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Perry Township, Martin, Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Basil Clements
1834–
Manerva Queen
1840–1927
Marriage: 20 November 1856
Patrick Clements
1861–1943
Richard Clements
1862–1931
Malinda A Clements
1865–1919
Mary Elizabeth Clements
1867–1938
John Clements
1869–
William Clements
1872–1910
Alfred Clements
1874–
Charity Anna Clements
1877–
Amanda Basil Clements
1880–1960

Spouse and Children

    Male1834–Male

    Manerva Queen

    Female1840–1927Female

MARRIAGE
20 November 1856
children

(9)

    Patrick Clements

    Male1861–1943Male

    Richard Clements

    Male1862–1931Male

    Malinda A Clements

    Female1865–1919Female

    Mary Elizabeth Clements

    Female1867–1938Female

    John Clements

    Male1869–Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 2

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1865

Age 31

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Clement . As an American family name, this form has absorbed cognates in other continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Basil Clements, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Bazil Clements, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Basil Clements in household of Patrick Clements, "United States Census, 1850"

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