Clemens Michael Steinke

9 April 1895–25 April 1985 (Age 90)
Dinsmore Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clemens Michael

When Clemens Michael Steinke was born on 9 April 1895, in Dinsmore Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Steinke, was 46 and his mother, Philomena Johanna Wempe, was 40. He lived in Botkins, Dinsmore Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Shelby, Ohio, United States in 1985. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 25 April 1985, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Saint Lawrence Cemetery, Dinsmore Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Steinke
Philomena Johanna Wempe
Mary Anna Steinke
Clara Josephine Steinke
Albert Rudolph Steinke
William Dietrich Frederick Steinke
Casper George Steinke
Joseph Steinke
Helena Anna Steinke
Edward Leo Steinke
Cecelia Catherine Steinke
Clemens Michael Steinke
Loretta Gertrude Steinke

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Steinke


    Philomena Johanna Wempe




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German: from a diminutive of Middle Low German stēn ‘stone’. Compare Stein 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clem M Steinke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clemens Steinke in household of Joseph Steinke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clemens Steinke in household of Joseph Steinke, "United States Census, 1900"

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