Clementine Kersey

August 1861–1936 (Age 74)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clementine

When Clementine Kersey was born in August 1861, in Boone, Indiana, United States, her father, William L. Kersey, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth C. Cason, was 35. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Boone, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1936, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William L. Kersey
1826–1901
Elizabeth C. Cason
1825–1870
John Albert Kersey
1849–1922
Alfred Chad Kersey
1851–1929
Joseph M. Kersey
1853–1855
Charles T. Kersey
1856–1931
Sarah Jane Kersey
1859–1943
Clementine Kersey
1861–1936
Flora E. Kersey
1862–1869
Ida A Kersey
1863–1948
Dora K. Kersey
1866–1867
Clarria A. Kersey
1869–1869
William M. Kersey
1870–1870

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Kersey in Suffolk, recorded in Domesday Book as Careseia, probably from Old English cærs ‘watercress’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clemmie Hersey in household of Bessie Bridge, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clemmia Kersey in household of James Wood, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clema F Kersey in household of William Kersey, "United States Census, 1870"

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