Today In Genealogy History – July 24

Walter Clements died 161 years ago – July 24, 1852 – in Washington County, Kentucky.  Walter was the son of Samuel Clements and Eleanor Berry.  He married Hetty Wight, daughter of William and Rebecca Wight, January 23, 1820.  Walter and Hetty had 2 children:  John Francis and Anna Margaret Clements.  Evidently Hetty died shortly after the birth of her daughter, Anna.  November 26, 1833, Walter married Elizabeth A. Ryan, daughter of James Ryan.  Walter and Elizabeth had 11 children:  William Pius, James Samuel, Susan Eleanor, Elizabeth Ellen, G. Philip, Mary Louise Imelda, Teresa Catherine, Joseph Walter, Sarah Isabelle, Charles Edwards and Thomas R. Clements.  Walter Clements is buried in St. Rose Catholic Church Cemetery.

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