Hugh Henry Clemmer

3 October 1847–1 April 1926 (Age 78)
Monroe, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Hugh Henry

When Hugh Henry Clemmer was born on 3 October 1847, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, his father, John H Clemmer, was 29 and his mother, Juda Anna Wethers, was 24. He married Mary Matilda Shaffer on 18 November 1877. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Civil District 2, Monroe, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 1 April 1926, in Monroe, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Clemmer Cemetery, Monroe, Tennessee, United States.

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Hugh Henry Clemmer
Mary Matilda Shaffer
Marriage: 18 November 1877
Joseph Erskine Clemmer
James Ira Clemmer
Ulysses Edwin Clemmer
Claudie Emeline Clemmer
John Dennis Clemmer
Floid M Clemmer
Hugh Harrison Clemmer
Clinton M Clemmer
Finnis H Clemmer

Spouse and Children

18 November 1877
, Monroe, Tennessee


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Juda Anna Wethers




    Mary Elizabeth Clemmer


    James Gumery Clemmer



    Hannah Matilda Clemmer


    Margaret Anne Clemmer


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Klemme, a variant of Klemm or Klemmer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Clemner in household of John Clemner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hugh Clemer in household of John Clemer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hugh H S Clemmer, "United States Census, 1920"

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