CLINTSMAN ANNEX

 

Elnora E. (Clintsman) Drake Pedigree

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Origin of the surname “Clintsman:”

 

 

Generation

 

5  

 

4   (?) Clintsman

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

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2.  Wife: (?)

 

 

3.  Children: (mainly from Edwardsville, New York)

 

a. Leslie Levi Clintsman: Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1. Stanley Foster Clintsman.

 

b. Orval/Orville Clintsman: Married Mattie Van Zant and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Stanley Foster Clintsman: Born 17 September 1882 in Russell Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 1972, age 89, at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, N.Y.; interred Fairview Cemetery, Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided at Carthage, where he was employed as a papermaker by the Crown Zellerbach Corporation.  Retired 1949.  Married Elizabeth Raycraft (b. 1885, d. 23 Mar 1946) of Canton, St. Lawrence County, New York, on 3 July 1905 at Canton, Jefferson County, New York and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Joseph Orville Clintsman: Resided at Fayetteville, New York.

 

(b. Marjorie Clintsman: Resided at Carthage with her parents.

 

(c. Nellie Clintsman: Resided at Carthage with her parents.

 

(2. Nellie Clintsman: Married (?) Dean and resided at Averill Park, Rensselaer County, New York.

 

(3. Daughter: Married Roscoe Towne and resided at Russell, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

c. Christopher “Chris” Clintsman.

 

d. Peter Clintsman: See generation 3, below.

 

e. Jerry Clintsman.

 

3   Peter “Pete” Clintsman (photos)

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1 October 1800 in Hermon Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 18 May 1873 (age 72 years, 7 months, 17 days) in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Lewisburg/Lake School Cemetery, Wilna Township, which since 1941 has been within the Fort Drum reservation, where access is controlled.  Resided in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Lost a leg when he was 17 years old.  Was employed as a tanner at Hermon, New York.  Later was employed as a farmer in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Peter Clintsman, age 59 and employed as a farmer, was head of a household in Wilna Township (near Carthage), New York.  His real estate was valued at $340, and his personal property was valued at $329.  Other members of the household included his wife, Adelaine, age 52; daughter, Delia, age 18 and employed as a seamstress; daughter, Sarah, age 15; son, Hiram C., age 13; daughter, Jane D., age 11; and son, Charles H., age 8.  All were born in New York.

 

1870 US Census: Peter Clintsman, age 69 and employed as a farmer, was head of a household near Carthage, Jefferson County, New York.  Other members of the household included his wife, Adeline, age 62; son, Levi C., age 32; son, Hiram, age 22; and Levi’s wife, Eliza, age 46.

 

1880 US Census: Adeline Clintsman, age 72, resided with her “son,” Alonzo Ford, age 33, in Champion, New York.  The household also included Alonzo’s wife, Jennie, age 31, and their children: son, Eddie, age 11; and daughter, Hettie, age 9.

 

2. Wife: Adaline B. Case (also seen: Adeline)

 

Born 17 April 1808 in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 12 September 1884 (age 76 yrs, 5 mo., 25 days) at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred beside Peter Clintsman in the Lewisburg/Lake School Cemetery on Fort Drum, Wilna Township.  Married Peter Clintsman on 26 October 1826/28 in Hermon Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Following Peter’s death Adaline married (2nd) (?) Sage.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Dewitt Clinton Clintsman: Born 12 February 1830.  Died 8 March 1920.  Served in the Civil War.

 

1860 US Census: DeWitt, age 30 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Other members of the household included his wife, Eveline (age 28); son, Lewis (age 6); and daughter, Fanny E. (age 2).  All were born in New York.

 

Dewitt Clintsman married Eveline Lewis on 14 October 1852 and had at least the following children:

 

(1. Lewis Clintsman: Born about 1854.

 

(2. Fanny E. Clintsman: Born about 1858.

 

 

b. Fanny Hunt Clintsman: Born 25 November 1831.  Died 2 September 1914, age 82 years, 9 months, 7 days.  Married Henry Giddings on 22 December 185?.

 

c. Melinda Caroline Clintsman: Born 17 July 1833.  Died 5 October 1930.  Married Robert Fleming on 8 January 185?.

 

d. Eveline Cynthia Clintsman: Born 25 March 1835.  Died 6/8 January 1916.  Married Anson Tolman on 4 September 185?.

 

e. Levi Clark S. Clintsman: (photos) Born 16 September 1837.  Died 1 December 1904, age 67 years, 2 months, 14 days; interred Lake School Cemetery on Fort Drum, Wilna Township, New York.  Served in the Civil War (Co. D, 10th NY Heavy Artillery).  Married Mrs. Eliza Austin (b. abt 1824), older than him by about 14 years.

 

f. Irene Terzah Clintsman: Born 15 July 1839.  Died February 1922.  Married William Monroe on 25 April 18??.

 

g. Fidelia Emmerson Clintsman: Born 10 February 1842.  Died 10 December 1902, age 60 years, 10 months.  Married Dexter Tooley on 8/28 February 186?.

 

h. Sarah Adaline Clintsman:

 

Born 27 July 1844 at Hermon, New York.  Died 29 January 1936/39 at Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York; interred there in Maplewood Cemetery.  Married Reuben W. Flander (photos) (b. 2 Nov 1841 at Pamelia, N.Y., d. 22 Jan 1909 at Mannsville; interred Maplewood Cemetery) on 16 October 1867 and resided at Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Reuben served during the Civil War, enlisting 20 August 1864 as a Private in Company I of the 186th New York Regiment of Volunteers.  He was honorably discharged 14/19 July 1865 at Harewood General Hospital, having lost his left forearm below the elbow as a result of a gunshot wound received while on picket duty at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

1880 US Census: Reuben Flanders, age 38 (b. NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a milk peddler, was heading a household in Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Flanders, age 36 (b. NYS, as were her parents); daughter, Nettie Flanders, age 4; and daughter, Nellie Flanders, age 3.

 

Reuben W. and Sarah Adaline (Clintsman) Flander had the following children:

 

(1. Wellington Flander: Born 23 May 1868 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New Yorkn.  Died there 2 May 1877 from complications of diphtheria.

 

(2. Dellie Flander: Born 3 July 1869 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 29 April 1877 from complications of diphtheria.

 

(3. Fanny Flander: Born 21 March 1871 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 25 April 1877 from complications of diphtheria.

 

(4. Julia Flander: Born 13 April 1872 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 19 April 1877 from complications of diphtheria.

 

(5. Nettie DeEtta Flander: (photos)

 

Born 17 August 1875 in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Monday, 12 June 1972 at the Meridan – Wallingford Hospital after a brief illness; interred Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1940 resided at 1013 N. Nye Avenue, Fremont, Nebraska.  In 1970 resided at 165 N. Pearl Street, Meridan, Michigan 10645.

 

Nettie was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Woman’s Society of Christian Service (of that church), the Ruth Hart Chapter (of Meriden, CT) of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Meridan Historical Society, and the Meridan Women’s Club.  At death Nettie still had a living brother, Harrison, of Leavenworth, Kansas.  Her relatives: John G. and Marie (Fleming) Hansen (the latter of whom was descended from Robert Fleming (b. 1800), who married Amanda Pond), who in 1970 resided at 3208 Jackson Street, Sioux City, Iowa 51104.

 

Nettie married Charles William Hunt (photos) on 19 February 1902 at Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York and for 55 years resided at 165 N. Pearl Street, Meridan, Connecticut.  They had the following children:

 

(a.

 

(6. Nellie Adaline Flander: Born 5 April 1877 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 25 April 1922; interred Maplewood Cemetery, Mannsville, Jefferson County, New York..

 

(7. Mabel Flander: Born 21 January 1879 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 9 September 1879 in Wilna Township; interred there.

 

(8. Jesse Flander: Born 5 February 1881 at Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 6/16 September 1881 at Wilna; interred there.

 

(9. Charles Henry Flander: Born 9 November 1882 at Champion, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 28 July 1941.  Married (1st) Lena Davis on 22 June 1915.

 

(10. Fred Levi Flander: Born 9 May 1887 at Champion, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 8 October 1961.  Married (1st) Louise Paradis (d. 13 Aug 1920) on 14 January 1918 and had the following children:

 

(a. Edward “Ed” Flander: Was mentally handicapped.

 

(b. Twin.

 

(c. Twin.

 

Fred Flander married (2nd) Hazel Herrendeen of Cleveland, Ohio on 17/28 December 1921.

 

(11. Harrison “Harry” Reuben Flander:

 

Born 27 November 1888 at Champion, Jefferson County, New York.  Apparently died at Leavenworth, Kansas.  Served during World War I, enlisting 1 August 1917 at Muskegon, Michigan in the 49th Aero Squadron stationed at Camp Kelly, San Antonio, Texas.  Transferred to the 187th Squadron and was promoted to Sergeant.  Later transferred to the 623rd Squadron; discharged 1919.  In 1972 Harrison resided at Leavenworth, Kansas.

 

Harrison married (1st) Mable Cleaveland of Cleveland, Ohio on 28 July 1921.  Married (2nd) Hazel Terrendeen of Muskegon, Michigan on 17 October 1921.

 

Note: there is a remarkable similarity between the names of the 2nd wives of Harrison and his older brother, Fred: Hazel Terrendeen and Hazel Herrendeen, respectively.  Could they be the same woman, or is there some confusion here?

 

i. Hiram Case Clintsman: Born 3 September 1846.  Died 9 February 1916.  Married Rose Woolley.

 

j. Jane “Jennie” Dixon Clintsman: (photos) Born 11 January 1849.  Died 7 January 1908, age 58 years, 11 months, 26 days; interred Lake District Cemetery, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Alonzo A. Ford (b. 1847, d. 1885; interred Lake District Cemetery), who served in the Civil War, on 11 June 1868 and had at least the following children:

 

(1. Edward “Ed” Ford: Born about 1869.

 

(2. “Hettie” Ford: Born about 1871.

 

k. Charles Henry Clintsman: See generation 2, below.

 

2   Charles Henry Clintsman (photos) (more info)

 

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1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 31 January 1852 at Hermon, New York.  Died 15 September 1934, age 82, from complications of heart disease at the home of his son-in-law, Charles Briant Drake (also the George Edgar Drake residence); interred Black River Cemetery, on Route 3 east of the village of Black River, New York.  Was clearly a well-educated and thoughtful man to have composed the letter entitled “War and Christianity” on 29 October 1916 at the age of 64 and to write poetry as a hobby.  He was a retired farmer, having operated farms at Black River, Great Bend, and LeRaysville, New York until 1924, when his wife died and he retired.  In 1918 resided on a 160-acre farm at RD#3, Evans Mills, LeRay Township.  He had also been the Commissioner of Highways for the Town of Champion.

 

1870 US Census: Charles Clintsman, age 18, was employed as a farm hand in the household of Schuyler Gardner, a 29 year-old farmer in Rutland, Watertown Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Charles Clintsman, age 28 and a farm laborer, was a member of the C. Middleton household in Felts Mills, Jefferson County, New York.  He and his parents were born in New York.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

1910 US Census: Charles H. Clintsman, age 57, was head of a household in LeRay Township, New York.  He had been married to Emma J., age 51, for 27 years.  Emma had had 2 children, both of whom were still living.  Other members of the household included their daughter, Eleanore E., age 16 and single; and son, Dewitt C., age 13 and single.  Charles and his parents were born in New York.  Emma and her children were born in New York, but her parents were born in England.

 

1920 US Census: Charles, age 60 with no mentioned employment, was head of a household on Gardnerville Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Emogine, age 58; and son, Dewitt, age 24 with no employment mentioned.  All were born in New York.

 

1930 US Census: Charles H., age 78, was widowed and had married 1st at age 30.  He lived in the household of his son-in-law, Charles Briant Drake and family, in LeRay Township.

 

2. Wife: Emogene “Emma” Perkins (photos)

 

Born 30 October 1858; daughter of William and Elizabeth (?) Perkins.  Died 6 February 1924; interred Black River Cemetery.  Before marriage resided at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Charles Henry Clintsman of Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County on 21 August 1882 at Black River with Reverend H. C. Abbott officiating.  Emma had the following brother:

 

a. Benjamin Perkins: Born in England.  Died young.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Elnora E. Clintsman: See generation 1, below.

 

b. Dewitt Charles Clintsman: (photos) Born 1897.  Resided in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Ethel Barbur and had the following son:

 

(1. Charles D. Clintsman: (photos) Born 24 July 1925 at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 31 December 2000 (age 75) in Ellisburg Township, Jefferson County.  Military veteran.  Married Della Waite and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. John Clintsman.

 

(b. Guy Clintsman.

 

(c. Virginia Clintsman: Married (?) Halt.

 

(d. Barbura Clintsman: Married (?) Mayberger.

 

(e. LaVerne Clintsman: Married (?) Fisher.

 

1   Elnora E. Clintsman:

 

Born 4 May 1893 in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 22 September 1916; interred Evans Mills, Jefferson County, New York.  Married, as his 1st wife, Charles Briant Drake, generation 11 in America, on 30 December 1913.

 

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Other, still unidentified, names:

 

1. Charles Clintsman: (more info) Perhaps the son of Dewitt Clinton Clintsman?

 

2. Stanley Clintsman: Died 16 February 1988, age 86; interred Union Cemetery, Adams Center, Jefferson County, New York.

 

 

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