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Clarence Ovid Emery

Birthplace: Taylor twp., Greene , Indiana
Death: Died in linton, greene, Indiana
Place of Burial: richland twp, Greene, indiana
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Sigel Emery and Minerva Jane Hardesty
Husband of Laura Maude Crossland; Effie Ellen Edington and Elsie Margaret schwartz
Father of Reba Doris Emery; Thomas Leonard Emery and Norma N [Nellie] Emery
Brother of Jonas Walker Emery; Frances Mae Emery; William Arthur Emery; Albert Raymond Emery; Minnie Ethel Emery and 6 others

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Bur...
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About Clarence Ovid Emery

The family home at Lyons was sold in 1966-8 and he moved to Linton and lived in an apartment; he also spent the last 8 to 10 years in the Glenburn nursing home where he died.  He had Alzhiemer's  from about 1973  and did not know  much from then on 

22552 CLARENCE OVID EMERY m. 19 Feb. 1916 Greene co., In. EFFIE EDINGTON b. 13 Dec. 1889 Koleen, Greene, In. d. 26 May 1944 Linton, Greene, In. buried Walnut Grove Cemetery;

m 2) 24 Dec. 1945 Burris Chapel Parsonage Greene county, Indiana ELSIE (SCHWARTZ) MARQUART b. 14 Sep. 1888 Sumner co., Il. d. May 1970 probably Linton, Greene, Indiana married 1st Albert N. Marquart b. February 11, 1887 Fort Wayne, Allen, Indiana d. 1930 son of George H. and Catherine (Railing) Marquart. She resided 59 S. E. 5th St. Linton, Greene, In., 1950 d/o Gideon and Elizabeth (Brines) Schwartz.

Found in Greene county Indiana Civil Docket Green Circuit Court: Casue No. 6572 

Action: Elsie Emery vs. Clarence Emery Complaint for Divorce. Filed 17 July 1948. Attorney's for Elsie was Beasley & Beasley. Returnable 6 Sep. 1948. 7 Sep. 1948 - J. Raymond Powell enter she appearance for the defendant Set trial for October 290, 1948 OB 115 p. 363; 18 Oct 1948 Cause continued generally by agreement of parties Plaintiff files amended complaint for divorce OB 115 pg. 440; 28 Oct. 1948 Trial by court and finding for the plaintiff that she is entitled to decree of divorce . The court further restores to the plaintiff here her former name of Elsie Marquart. Judgment OB 115 pg. 451

He d. 27 Sep. 1985 Linton, In. buried Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Clarence Emery, 94, of Lyons died at 1:05 a.m. Sept.27 at the Glenburn Rest Haven Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 5 1891, in Greene county the son of Charles and Minerva Hardesty Emery. He was a retired farmer and coal miner and a member of the Lyons church of Christ. He is survived by one son Thomas of Switz City; two daughters Reba McKee and Norma Emery of Bradenton, Fla.; three sisters Pearl Sherer of Bloomfield, Zelma Haines of Sunnyside, Wash, and Minnie Edington of Bloomington; three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Effie; two sisters and six brothers. Funeral Services were Monday at 2 p.m. at Jenkins funeral home in Bloomfield. Burial was in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Bloomfield News October 03, 1985

Children b. Greene co., In.:
  • 33015 REBA DORIS EMERY b. 28 May 1920
  • 33016 NELLIE/NORMA N. EMERY b. 23 Sep. 1922; unm.; registered nurse, graduated from City School of Nursing Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana [now only Wishard Hospital]; res. Bradenton, Fl.
  • 3017 THOMAS LEONARD EMERY b. 11 Nov. 1924

Judith Elaine Burns, Compiler, Revised Genealogical Records of The Descendants of John Emery of Newbury, Massachuetts, The (1982, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md.), pg. 607


1. Ancestral File (TM). Ancestrial File Submission four generation pedigree chart and group sheets AF86S-001030 MCKEE letter dated 23 Jun. 1986 Judith Elaine McKee

3. Judith Elaine (McKee) Burns, Thomas Hardesty of Greene County, Indiana His Ancestors and Descendants (Transcript/Manuscript, 1977 - ?).

4. U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942

  • " Name: Clarence Ovid Emery Serial #536
  • Residence: Lyons Greene, Indiana mailing same
  • Telephone: Lyons 5-O-B Age: 50 Place of Birth: Greene Indiana
  • Birth Date: 5 Aug 1892
  • Person who will know where at: Effie Emery Lyons, Indiana
  • EMployer: Sharwood Templeton Linton, Greene, Indiana
  • Race: White."

5. U.S. World War I Draft Registration 1917-1918, Registration Location: Greene County, Indiana; Roll: 1503895; Draft Board:.


6. Indiana Death Certificates, pp. 85-035858. "Clarence O. Emery, male, d. Sept 27, 1985 Greene county, Linton, Glenburn Rest Haven; white, 94, Aug. 5, 1891 Ind.; farmer & coal miner; widowed; father Charles S. Emery mother Minerva Hardesty; buried Walnut Grove Sept. 30, 1985; Congestive heart failurre Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular diisease."

7. Greene County Indiana - Death Certificates , Bk. 22 pg. 308.


12. Cemeteries of Eastern Greene County, Indiana (Greene County Historical Society), Pg. 34. "Clarence O. Emery 1891 ___."

Clarence Emery & Laura Thomas 
  • Marriage: Jan 11 1950 Daviess, Indiana
  • Marriage license: Jan 11 1950
  • Registration: Daviess, Indiana, United States
  • Husband: Clarence Emery
  • Birth: Aug 5 1891 Greene, Indiana
  • Race: White
  • Residence: Jan 11 1950 Lyons, Greene, Indiana
  • Father: Charles S Emery
  • Mother: Minerva Hardesty
  • Wife: Laura Thomas
  • Birth: Apr 20 1871 Greene, Indiana
  • Race: White
  • Residence: Jan 11 1950 Lyons, Greene, Indiana
  • Father: Thomas E Crossland
  • Mother: Mary C Casey
  • Officiator's Name: Ernest L Raney
  • Age (Estimated): 59
  • Number of Previous Marriages: one
  • Spouse's Gender: Female
  • Spouse's Age (Estimated): 79
  • Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: once
  • Page: 381
  • GS Film number: 001939654
  • Digital Folder Number: 004476693
  • Image Number: 00229
  • Number of Images: 1

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Clarence Ovid Emery's Timeline

August 5, 1891
Taylor twp., Greene , Indiana
February 19, 1916
Age 24
Green, Indiana
May 28, 1920
Age 28
September 23, 1922
Age 31
November 11, 1924
Age 33
Lyons, Greene, Indiana
December 20, 1945
Age 54
Greene county Indiana - divorced
January 11, 1950
Age 58
Daviess county Indiana
September 27, 1985
Age 94
linton, greene, Indiana
September 30, 1985
Age 94
richland twp, Greene, indiana