Samuel Ernest Clements

16 April 1871–3 August 1954 (Age 83)
Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Samuel Ernest

When Samuel Ernest Clements was born on 16 April 1871, in Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Pryor Clements, was 39 and his mother, Mary Jane Pryor, was 40. He married Nettie V. Hilton on 27 September 1903. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Smith, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 3 August 1954, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Ernest Clements
Nettie V. Hilton
Marriage: 27 September 1903
Durard Clements

Spouse and Children

27 September 1903


    Durard Clements


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 23

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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.

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Jacob Hillard b. ca 1775 North Carolina d 2 Jul 1845 Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama m. Frances Simms b. 1775 of South Carolina d. Feb 1856 Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Jacob was Frances second hu …

Sources (2)

  • S E Clements in household of J P Clements, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Earnest Clements, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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