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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William L. Kersey
Elizabeth C. Cason
John Albert Kersey
Alfred Chad Kersey
Joseph M. Kersey
Charles T. Kersey
Sarah Jane Kersey
Clementine Kersey
Flora E. Kersey
Ida A Kersey
Dora K. Kersey
Clarria A. Kersey
William M. Kersey

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World Events (8)


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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