Samuel Ernest Clements

16 April 1871–3 August 1959 (Age 88)
Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Ernest

When Samuel Ernest Clements was born on 16 April 1871, in Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States, his father, Jacob Pryor Clements Sr, was 39 and his mother, Mary Jane Pryor, was 41. He married Nettie Viola 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 1959, in Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Bullard Cemetery, Bullard, Smith, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ernest Clements
Nettie Viola Hilton
Marriage: 27 September 1903
Durand Clements

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  • Marriage
    27 September 1903
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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, Irish (Tyrone and Antrim), and Dutch: variant of Clement , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. German Clementz and Slovenian patronymic Klemenc (see Klements ).

    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 (8)

    • Earnest S Clements, "United States Census, 1930"
    • S E Clemente in entry for Duran Clemente, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Ernest Clements, "United States Census, 1920"

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