Ollie Lakin Clem

2 November 1874–26 June 1961 (Age 86)
Limestone, Alabama, United States

The Life of Ollie Lakin

When Ollie Lakin Clem was born on 2 November 1874, in Limestone, Alabama, United States, his father, Lewis Cass Clem, was 24 and his mother, Susan Elizabeth A. Clem, was 22. He married Mary Etta Georgia Adams on 11 September 1898, in Elkmont, Limestone, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Elkmont, Limestone, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 15 Elkmont, Limestone, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 26 June 1961, in Limestone, Alabama, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cylone Cemetery, Elkmont, Limestone, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ollie Lakin Clem
Mary Etta Georgia Adams
Marriage: 11 September 1898
Miss Clem
Walter Clem
Leonard Clem
Herman Clem
Myrtle Clem
Joseph Alton Clem

Spouse and Children

11 September 1898
Elkmont, Limestone, Alabama, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Cass Clem


    Susan Elizabeth A. Clem




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Clement .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lakin Clem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lakin Clem, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lakin Clem, "United States Census, 1930"

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