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Below is a family biography included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.   These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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DAVID CLEMENTS, farmer, post office New Texas, was born in Plum township July 20, 1834, a son of David and Maria (Anderson) Clements. His father was a farmer and carpenter, a native of Pennsylvania, and his mother of Ireland, coming to America at three years of age. William Clements, grandfather of the subject of this biography, bought a farm on the east side of the township, which he sold to his son, and he to our subject, who was educated here, and remained with his father until twenty-seven years of age. He then began farming the old homestead, which he still owns, and seventeen years later bought his present farm, the Euwer place. He married, in 1861, Eliza Stewart, of Westmoreland county, born in June, 1837, a daughter of Andrew and Priscilla (Beal) Stewart, and seven children were born to them, six now living: James Alexander, in Pittsburgh; Andrew, Lizzie M., Harry D., Prillie J. and Mary Myrtle; John Anderson died aged three years. The family are members of the U. P. Church.

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This family biography is one of 2,156 biographies included in the History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania published in 1889 by A. Warner & Co.

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