Clementine Lenz

15 March 1869–28 March 1941 (Age 72)
Wilmot, Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clementine

When Clementine Lenz was born on 15 March 1869, in Wilmot, Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, her father, Jacob Friedrich Lenz, was 38 and her mother, Sarah Longenecker, was 35. She married Robert Clinton Shanower on 17 April 1890, in Stark, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Canton, Stark, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 28 March 1941, in Wilmot, Sugar Creek Township, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, Wilmot, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Clinton Shanower
Clementine Lenz
Marriage: 17 April 1890
Merl Frederick Shanower
Lisle Lenz Shanower
Lillian A Shanower

Spouse and Children

    Robert Clinton Shanower



17 April 1890
Stark, Ohio, United States


    Merl Frederick Shanower


    Lisle Lenz Shanower


    Lillian A Shanower


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Friedrich Lenz


    Sarah Longenecker




    Joseph Lenz



    Julius J Lenz



    Isaac Newton Lenz


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a personal name, in which two originally distinct names have fallen together: a pet form of the personal name Lorenz , and the Germanic personal name Lanzo, which was originally a short form of any of several compound names with land ‘land’ as the first element, e.g. Lambrecht ( see Lambert ).2 German: nickname from Middle High German lenz e ‘spring’ from lang ‘long’, since in this season the days grow longer. The name may also have been bestowed on someone who was born in the spring or who owed rent or service at that time of year, or it may have denoted someone who was of a sunny and spring-like disposition.3 German: habitational name from any of several places named Lenz.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clemantein Lentz in household of Jacob F Lentz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clementine Lentz in household of Frederick Lentz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clementine Shanower in household of Nelson Yoder, "United States Census, 1940"

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