Monthly Archives: July 2010

Samuel Thompson Clemmons – Rev. War Pension

Right before the reunion last weekend I obtained Samuel Thompson Clemmons’ Rev. War Pension file.  Some of this was published in Thelma Landrum’s book (1981).  He book only contained a few of the pages from the 14 page pension file.  … Continue reading

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Photo Friday – Willa Mae Clemmons

Willa was the daughter of John Franklin and Kate (Wooodall) Clemmons.  She was born 30 Mar 1904 and died in July 1967.  She was married to Edward Winburn.

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Photo Friday

Below is a picture of Earl Green Clemmons (1895-1965).  Picture was taken about 1898 in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee.  At the time, Earls father, William Keaton Clemmons,  was working at Haley’s Saloon on Cedar Street. 

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Finally got WordPress installed on my own servers.   This means that all you need to do is remember to go to to get the latest information.  I still have some things left over to clean up which should be … Continue reading

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Roy Edwin Smith (1921-2009) Obituary

Roy is a new find for me.  I found his branch of the Clemmons family about a month ago.  What makes this one a little more interesting is that I am related to him twice. First, he is a descendant … Continue reading

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How to store old books

One of the things I have been looking into is a way to store old books so they do not deteriorate as fast.  Storing books in cardboard boxes is very bad and will harm the books because of the acid … Continue reading

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Photo Friday

Each Friday I will post a photo from my collection to share.  The first one is one of my Grandpa Clemmons (1918-1999) that was taken at the family farm down in Barnhill, Illinois.  The picture was taken in 1997 or … Continue reading

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Kathleen Sanders Clemmons (1920-2010) Obituary

Kathleen was the wife of Luther Clemmons.  Luther was a desc. of Etheldred Clemmons Sr. Kathleen Sanders Clemmons – From the Tennessean Newspaper CLEMMONS, Kathleen Sanders Age 89, of Nashville, died January 2, 2010 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. She … Continue reading

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Earl Clemmons – World War I Draft Card

Earl Green Clemmons (1895-1965) was 22 years old when he filled out his World War I draft card on June 5th, 1917.  Congress had declared war 60 days earlier on April 6th, 1917.  It had to be a very anxious … Continue reading

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Cannot wait for the Reunion!

I didn’t post after the last reunion, but it was the best reunion that I have attended so far.   I think I have only missed one reunion since 1995.  All the prior reunions were held at the county fair grounds … Continue reading

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