Clarence Andrew Ohnemus

Brief Life History of Clarence Andrew

When Clarence Andrew Ohnemus was born on 23 January 1887, in Dallas Township, Marion, Iowa, United States, his father, Bernhard Ohnemus, was 20 and his mother, Anna Magdalena Gass, was 20. He married Iona Faye Shounkwiler on 21 August 1909, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Melcher, Marion, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 27 May 1945, in Melcher-Dallas, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Newbern Cemetery, Lacona, Warren, Iowa, United States.

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Clarence Andrew Ohnemus
1887–1945
Iona Faye Shounkwiler
1891–1970
Marriage: 21 August 1909
Velma Frances Ohnemus
1910–1984
Thelma Margaret Ohnemus
1910–1999
Earl Edward Ohnemus
1911–1987

Sources (17)

  • Clearance Ohnemus, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Clarence Andrew Ohnemus, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Clarence Ohnemus, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

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Name Meaning

South German: from a shortened form of the personal name Hieronymus (see Jerome ).

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

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