Nellie Clover, born 8 August 1871,
died 15 August 1871, buried Clover Cemetery, Henderson County,
Illinois. [This child is not in the bible record, but Marilyn
Aylward has it in her family records.]
B. John Frederick Clover, born 30
January 1874, died 23 July 1960. He married 14 November 1906, Mary
Elizabeth "Mammie" Powell. She was born 1878, died 2 February
Card and obit sent by James Clover: Mary E. Clover, born 18
January 1878, died 2 February 1958, interred Carman (Illinois) Cemetery.
Obituary: from Galesburg
Register-Mail, Galesburg, Illinois 23 July 1960:
J. Fred Clover. Stronghurst: Funeral services for J. Fred Clover, 86,
of Stronghurst, who died today at 4:45 AM in Burlington Hospital will
be held Monday at 2 PM in Carmen Methodist Church.
The Rev. Martin Boyer will offiate and burial will
be in the Carmen Cemetery.
Mr. Clover was born 30 January 1874, at Carmen and
was a member of the Carmen Methodist Church, IOOF Lodge, Carmen
Masonic, and Rebekkah Lodges.
Suvivors: two sons, Joseph of Sperry, Iowa, and John
of Carmen; three brothers, Tom of Lomax, Harry of West Virginia, and
NOrris of Gardena, California; two sisters, Mrs. Grace Williams of
Lisbon, Ohio, and Mrs. Mary Cartwright of Burlington.
Obituary: Mrs. J. F. Clover:
Mary E. Clover 80 wife of J. Fred Clover of Carmen, Illinois, died in
Burlington Hospital at 4:55 PM Sunday, Feb. 2.
Services will be
conducted at the Carmen Methodist Church at 2 PM Wednesday. The Rev.
Cyril M. Jackson will officiate, and burial will be in the Carmen
Cemetery. The body is at the Mellor Funeral Home in Stronghurst.
Mrs. Clover was the
former Mary E. Powell, daughter of William A. and Elizabeth Smith
Powell, and was born in Stronghurst Township on 18 January 1878. She
was married to J. Fred Clover, who survives as do two sons, John
Clover, of Carman, and Joseph Clover, of Sperry; five grandchildren,
and four great grandchildren.
Children of John Frederick Clover and Mary
i) Joseph Francis Clover, born 7 November 1907, died 25 March
1991, according to SSDI.
ii) John F. Clover: Obituary sent by James Clover: John F.
Clover jr, Servies for John F. Clover jr, 59, Carmen, Illinois, who
died Tuesday September 17, in a car truck collision on the Lomax
blacktop, were held Friday, September 20 at Carmen Methodist Church
with burial in Carmen Cemetery.
Mr. Clover, born 28 February 1909, in Carmen, spent
his life in the community. He was employed at the Lehigh-Leopold
Furniture Co. in Burlington. Mr. Clover was the superintendent of
church school at Carmen Methodist church, a member of IOOF 409, Masonic
Lodge 732, and Carmen Rebekah Lodge 525.
He married Mary L. Bowlyou, in Monmouth, 9 September
1936. Survivors include: his wife, a son, John F. Clover III,
Frankfort, Germany, a brother Joe of Sperry and a grandchild.
C. Mary Alidia Clover, born 21
February 1876, died 1963. She married (first) 21 April 1898,
George Gillis, 1896-1914. She married (second) 5 June 1919, Elmer
Cartwright. Elmer E. Cartwright, 11 February 1861-to 18 July 1943.
buried Dallas City with first wife and children. George M. Gillis wa
son of Robt and Anna Gillis.
D. Joseph Harry Clover, born 3
August 1877, died 26 December 1972, buried Carmen,
Illinois. He married 2 June 1902, Kathryn
McLane, 1881-1961. [See
picture of him below.]
Card and obituary sent by James Clover:
Joseph Harry Clover, born 3 August
1877, died 26 December 1972, interred Carmen Cemetery.
Obituary: Joseph H. Clover
Stronghurst, Illinois. Joseph Harry
Clover 95, of Charleston, West Virginia, died Tuesday 26 December at
He was born 3
August 1877, in Carman, the son of Marcellus and Susan McClure
Clover. He married Kathryn McLane in Terre Haute, Illinois, 2
June 1905. She died in 1961.
sons, Everett, of Muscatine, Dean, of Burlington, Floyd of Glendate,
California, one daughter, Mrs. Eva Hanson, Charleston, West Virginia;
one brother Norris, of Gardena, California; eight grandchildren, and
four great granchildren.
E. Thomas Foster Clover, born 3
August 1880. He married 24 March 1909, Mable Vaughn.
According to the funeral card sent by James Clover, he was born 3
August 1880, died 24 October 1960, interred Crane Cemetery, Lomax,
Illinois. Mabel Ann Vaughn 8 September 1885-11 January 1962. She
was the daughter of Newton and Estella M. Vaughn.
F. Grace Ethel Clover 7
April 1883, died 11 June 1969. She married 1 January 1908, George
Marcellus Clover, born 1 April 1885, died 6 June 1942. He married 28
November 1885, Eva Kern. GEORGE M. CLOVER
LAID TO REST AT TERRE HAUTE, IN CEMETERY Sent by James Clover, typed by
George Marcelius Clover, son of Marcellus and Susan
Clover, was born on April 1st 1885 at the Old Clover home, one-fourth
mile south west of Carman, Illinois and passed away June 6, 1942 at the
University Hospital at Iowa City, IA.
On November 4th, 1908 he was united in marriage with
Eva May Kern of Decorra, Illinois. To this union five children
were born: Gerald Kern of Stronghurst, IL; Lowell Keith of Dallas City,
IL; Laura Berniece of Chicago, IL; Leah Maxine at home; and George
Arlin passed away at the age of 11 months.
Those who mourn his passing besides his wife and
children are three grandchildren, Geraldine Arlin, Ruth Elaine, and
Sherry Kay Clover. Also four brothers and two sisters: J. Fred
Clover of Carman, Illinois; Mary Cartwright of Burlington, IA; J. Harry
Clover of Denmark, Iowa; Thomas F. Clover of Lomax, Illinois; Grace E.
Williams of Lisbon, Ohio, and Norris J. Clover of Gardens, California,
also nieces and nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
1920 Stronghurst, Henderson County,
Illinois; Roll: T625_372; Page: 4A; ED 41: George M Clover 33 IL
IL IN; Eva M Clover wife 33 IL IL IL; Kern Gerald Clover son 9 IL IL
IL; Lowell K Clover son 7 IL IL IL; Laura Bernice Clover dau 4 IL IL
Children of George and Eva Kern:
[Dates based upon funeral cards sent by James Clover. Other children
1) Gerald Kern Clover, born 25
January 1910, died 14 March 1983, interred Terra Haute (Indiana)
Cemetery. [Note first name was Gerald in 1920 census.] Married 28 April
1935, Elsie Martha Bennet
Elisie M. Clover, born 26 March 1914,
died 18 May 1985, interred Terra Haute (Indiana) Cemetery. Casket
bearers: Steve Reed, Shawn Clover, Christopher Byers, Brian Reed, Carl
Johnson, Nathaniel Hensley.
2. Lowell Keith Clover, born 12 July
1912, died 26 April 1983, interred Terre Haute Cemetery. Married 21
January 1940 Maxine Ailes.
3. Laura Bernice Clover, 25 October
1917, married Joseph Furia.
4. Leah Maxine Clover born 26
June 1924, married June 1946, James E. Bell
5. George Arlin Clover, born 1927,
died 1928, aged 11 months, buried Terre Haute Cemetery.
H. Norris Josephus Clover, born 5
July 1890. He married 21 November 1921, Alice
Busse. According to the California Death Index, Norris died 26
January 1976 in Gardena, Los Angeles County, California. Alice was the
daughter of Fred. Wm. Busse [AKA Bussey] and Minnie Sophia (Pengeman).
Funeral Card sent by James Clover: Alice Emma Clover, born 23 February
1899, Danville, Iowa, died 17 September 1981, Mt. Vernon, Washington,
Interment at Roosevelt Memorial Park, Gardena, California.
1930 Gardena, Los Angeles County, California; Roll: 126; Page: 16A; ED
952: Norris J Clover 39 IL US US; Alice E Clover wife 31 IA GER
IA; Darryl B Clover son 2 CA IL IA; Wanna Lee Clover dau 1 CA IL
IA; C. Evelyn Busse sister in law 12 IA GER IA; Virginia M Busse
sister in law 10 IA GER IA