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1DavidResearch project scope: Research the descendents of Peyton C and Angeline (nee Rencher) Clements'.Children (residing in place indicated in 1873)

1. W. N. Clements, son, of Fort Deposit, AL
2. Wiley H. Clements, son, Greenwood, MS
3. Q. E. Clements, son, Hale County, AL
4. Children of Ann E. Goss, daughter, deceased
. . John N. Goss
. . Mary A. Goss
. . Cornelia J. Goss
5. Nancy J. Holcroft, wife of J. W. Holcroft; Hale County, AL
6. Peyton C. Clements, son, Forkland, AL
7. Angelina, wife of W. H. Goldsmith, Lowndes County, AL
8. Ella W. Clements, daughter, Forkland, AL
9. Evelina Clements, daughter, b. abt 1853, Forkland, AL
Greene County Clerk’s Office, Eutaw, Alabama. Peyton C. Clements probate file no. 1952, final statement, Greene County Clerk’s Office, Eutaw, Alabama. http://www.footnote.com/image/257662011

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2DavidCheck published histories(See image)HeritageQuest or
FHL Film 934,817
Hannis Taylor, Joseph Wheeler, et. al., _Memorial Record of Alabama_, 2 volumes (Madison, Wisconsin, 1893), 2:425-6; digital images, _HeritageQuest_ (www.heritagequestonline.com : accessed 30 April 2010).http://www.footnote.com/image/257665607http://www.worldcat.org/title/memorial-record-of-alabama-a-concise-account-of-the-states-political-military-professional-and-industrial-progress-together-with-the-personal-memoirs-of-many-of-its-people/oclc/181326290?pgload=backtoitem

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3DavidDittoDittoAlternate source:
Ancestry.com
Hannis Taylor, Joseph Wheeler, et. al., _Memorial Record of Alabama_, 2 volumes (Madison, Wisconsin, 1893), 2:425-6; digital images (www.ancestry.com : accessed 30 April 2010).http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/BookView.aspx?dbid=26201&pageno=2_425http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17387474/person/503937780/media/1

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4DavidDitto(See image)FHL Film 1,421,842Lyle Keith Williams, _The Stovall Family and Related Lines_, 2 volumes (Fort Worth, Texas: the author, c1984), 2:212.

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5DavidDittoClements, Peyton C. to Angeline Rencher, Aug. 23, Wake county. R. R. [Raleigh Register] Sept. 9, 1834.State Library of North CarolinaCarrie L. Broughton, compiler, _Marriages and Death Notices in The Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1826-1845_, 6 volumes (Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State Library, 1947), 2:117; digital images (http://digital.ncdcr.gov : accessed 30 April 2010); citing _Raleigh Register_, 9 September 1834.http://www.footnote.com/image/257665623http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=%2Fp15012coll1&CISOPTR=2664&REC=6&CISOBOX=Clements

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6DavidDittoDittoAlternate sources:
Google Books or
FHL Film 873,831
Carrie L. Broughton, _Marriages and Death Notices in The Raleigh Register and North Carolina State Gazette 1826-1845_, (Westminster, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2008), 117; digital images (http://books.google.com : accessed 30 April 2010), limited preview; citing _Raleigh Register_, 9 September 1834.http://books.google.com/books?id=SJdnXLw7qwIC&lpg=PA117&dq=%22angeline%20rencher%22&pg=PA117#v=onepage&q=%22angeline%20rencher%22&f=false

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7LoriVisit Myrtlewood Cemetery in Fort Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama. Photograph the gravestones for
Annie Clements Goldsmith and W H Goldsmith.
Transcriptions:

Annie Clements Goldsmith
1850-1939

In loving remembrance
of
W H GOLDSMITH
BORN
Oct 12, 1852
[stone crack]
May 5, 1891
A kind oat[?] mourns in the[?]
a husband lost
The poor a friend who felt
What friendship cost.
Myrtlewood cemetery, Fort Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama."Goldsmith Overview," Myrtlewood Cemetery, Fort Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama, photographed by David E. Rencher.

Annie Clements Goldsmith gravestone, Myrtlewood Cemetery, Fort Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama, photographed by David E. Rencher.

W H Goldsmith gravestone, Myrtlewood Cemetery, Fort Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama, photographed by David E. Rencher.
http://www.footnote.com/image/257662107http://www.footnote.com/image/257662119

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8RobertFind the marriage record for Angeline Clements and W. H. Goldsmith on Ancestry.com.Record was a text index only.
Wife: A J Clements
Husband: W H Goldsmith
15 Jan 1873, Lowndes County, AL
(repetition)
Ancestry.com Ancestry.com. Alabama Marriage Collection, 1800-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006; citing Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research.http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=almarriages_ga&h=1691863&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t17387474_p503937795_g32768

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9AlanFind Peyton and Angeline in the 1850 census.H: Peyton b. abt 1808, NC
W: Angeline b. NC. (Age is wrong).
1: W. N. is William N, b. abt 1837, NC
2: Wiley H was b. abt 1837, AL
3: Q. E. is Quincy E, b. abt 1839, AL
4: Ann E aka Anna E, b. abt 1840, AL
5: Nancy J was b. abt 1843, AL
6: Peyton C was b. abt 1845, AL
7: Angelina aka Angeline, b. abt 1848, AL
8: Ella W aka Eleanor, b. abt 1849, AL
beta.FamilySearch.org

Searched for Peyton Clements residing in Greene, Alabama (which is where he passed away).
Peyton C. Clements household, 1850 U.S. census, Greene County, Alabama, page 329, dwelling 1349, family 1349; digital images, FamilySearch.org (accessed 30 April 2010); National Archives micropublication M432, roll 6.http://www.footnote.com/image/257665609http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=recordimage&c=fs:1401638&r=r_168932232&pn=p_213850342

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10FaithFind the marriage record for A J Clements and W H Goldsmith.State of Alabama, Lowndes County...
authorized to [marry]
W H Goldsmith and A, J, Clements...
this 13 day of January 1873...
Executed [married] 15th day of January, 1873.
M Bishop M[inister of the] G[ospel]
FHL Film 1,293,893Alabama, Lowndes County, Marriage records, Vol. A (1873-1881), p. 368; FHL film 1,293,893.http://www.footnote.com/image/257662105http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17387474/person/503937795/media/4

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11GretchenGo to the Methodist Cemetery in Forkland, Greene, Alabama and photograph Quincey Edward Clements' gravestone.Q E Clements
born in Green Co., Ala.
Mar. 4, 183? [8 or 9]
died 2 May 1882
buried Forkland, Greene, Alabama
Methodist Cemetery, Forkland, Greene, AlabamaQ. E. Clements gravestone, Methodist Cemetery, Forkland, Greene, Alabama, photographed and transcribed by David E. Rencher and Dean J. Hunter on 8 June 2009.http://www.footnote.com/image/257665619http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17387474/person/503937785/media/2

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12RobertCheck the FamilySearch Research Wiki to see where we might find Angeline' Clements death record."Alabama. Department of Health. Death Records from 1908 to 1974 and Death Indexes from 1908 to 1959. Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1993-2000. (Starting FHL Film 1,909,110; also available on FamilySearch Record Search; see also Alabama Statewide Death Certificates for information about the database.)"Various authors, "Alabama Birth, Marriage, and Death Records," _FamilySearch Research Wiki_ (http://wiki.familysearch.org : accessed 30 April 2010).https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alabama_Birth,_Marriage,_and_Death_Recordshttps://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Alabama_Birth,_Marriage,_and_Death_Records

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13AlanSearch the 1860 census for Q E Clements on beta.familysearch.org.Single, but is no longer living with his parents.
Q E Clements, born abt 1838 in Alabama. Residing in Forkland, Greene, Alabama.
beta.familysearch.org

Searched for Q Clements residing in Alabama.
S J Hernden household, 1860 U.S. census, Greene County, Alabama, page 918, dwelling 235, family 235; digital images, Footnote.com (accessed 30 April 2010); indexed from _FamilySearch.org (accessed 30 April 2010); National Archives micropublication M653, roll 10.http://www.footnote.com/image/257831138http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17387474/person/503841443/photo/8?pg=32814

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14AlanSearch for Q E Clements in 1870 on beta.familysearch.org.
Married and moved to Hale county.

Q E Clements, born abt 1839 in Alabama.
Residing in Greensboro, Hale, Alabama.
Wife: Margarette, born abt 1849 in Alabama.
Son: Eddie, born abt 1868 in Alabama.
beta.familysearch.org

Searched for Q Clements residing in Alabama.
Q E Clements household, 1870 U.S. census, Hale County, Alabama, page 81 (penned), dwelling 754, family 754; digitial images, FamilySearch.org (accessed 30 April 2010); National Archives micropublication M593, roll 18.http://www.footnote.com/image/257831014http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=recordimage&c=fs:1438024&r=r_168041362&pn=p_210058298

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15GretchenVisit the Greene County Clerk's office and search for Q E Clements' probate file.Quincey lived in Forkland, Greene, Alabama at the time of his death.Greene County, AlabamaQ. E. Clements inventory, Greene County probate file no. 2071, County Clerk’s Office, Eutaw, Alabama.http://www.footnote.com/image/258105399

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16RobertSearch the "Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974" collection on beta.familysearch.org, for Angeline Clements' death record.Found an abstract and a reference to the microfilm with the image. Angeline also known as Annie Goldsmith.
Death date 20 May 1939
Death place Ft. Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama
Born 5 Feb 1850
Film number 1908576
Certificate number 11089
beta.familysearch.org

Searched for
Last name: Goldsmith
Father last name: Clements
"Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974," FamilySearch.org (accessed 30 April 2010), Annie Goldsmith, died 1939; citing FHL film 1,908,576, certificate 11089.http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=recordimage&c=fs:1307888&r=r_114658848&pn=p1

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17AlanLook for Q E Clements family in the 1880 census.Quincey's family appears in the 1880 census in Cedarville, Hale county.

Q E Clements
b. abt 1837
Wife: Mildrith instead of Margarette
b. abt 1848
1. son Edward b. abt 1872 instead of 1868
2. daughter Gay b. abt 1875 in Alabama
3. son Robert b. abt 1876 in Alabama
4. son William b. abt 1877 in Alabama
Ancestry.com

Q E Clements household, 1880 U.S. census, Hale County, Alabama, page 426 (stamped), dwelling 512, family 512; digitial images, _Ancestry.com_ (accessed 30 April 2010); National Archives micropublication T9, roll 15.http://www.footnote.com/image/257863629http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=5998301&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t17387474_p503937785_g32768

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18FaithGet an image of FHL film 1,908,576, certificate 11089, Angeline Clements Goldsmith's death certificate.It shows a birth year of 1850, but since she was 2 years old in the 1850 census, the 1848 birth year is more believable.

At the time of her death, she was the widow of W. H. Goldsmith.

Primary information:
Death date: 20 May 1939
Death place: Ft. Deposit, Lowndes, Alabama
Widow of W. H. Goldsmith
Burial: 22 May 1939 at Ft. Deposit, Alabama
Informant: Mrs. Nannie Black (daughter?)

Secondary information:
Birth date: 5 February 1850
Birth place: Forkland, Alabama
Father's name: Quincey Clements
Mother's name: Annie Wrencher
FHL Film 1,908,576Annie Goldsmith, death certificate no. 11089 (1939), Alabama Bureau of Vital Statistics, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,908,576.http://www.footnote.com/image/257662106http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/17387474/person/503937795/media/1?msg=ui&pg=32814

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19RobertCheck the 1880 census for W H Goldsmith's real name and his children.Four children so far. They were in the 1880 census. I've added them to our tree.

The H in "H W" stands for Henry. He has four children (so far)

Henry W Goldsmith, age 27 (b. abt 1853)
Annie Goldsmith, age 25 (b. abt 1855)

Wesley W Goldsmith, age 6 (b. abt 1874)
Nannie Goldsmith, age 5 (b. abt 1875)
Wm B Goldsmith, age 2 (b. abt 1878)
C J Goldsmith, age 6/12 (b. abt Dec 1879)
Ancestry.com Henry W Goldsmith household, 1880 U.S. census, Howndes County, Alabama, page 12 (penned), dwelling 114, family 116; digitial images, _Ancestry.com_ (accessed 30 April 2010); National Archives micropublication T9, roll 20.http://www.footnote.com/image/258112458http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&h=6115067&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt&ssrc=pt_t17387474_p503937795_g32768

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20AlanCheck Compiled Confederate service records on Footnote.com for Q E Clements.In Sumter County, Alabama, on 13 September 1862, Q E Clements enlisted in the Confederate Army in Company F, 40th Regiment of the Alabama Infantry as a private. He was in the hospital from Nov 1862 to February 1864, first in Vicksburg and later at Forsythe, Georgia. He surrendered 4 May 1865 at Citronelle, Alabama and was paroled by Capt. George C. Garretson, Provost Marshal, 13th Army Corps in May 1865 at Selma, Alabama (Register No. 5; page 112).Footnote.com Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Q. E. Clements, Pvt., Co. F, Fortieth Alabama Infantry, Civil War; digital images (www.footnote.com : accessed 30 April 2010); citing National Archives micropublication M311, [roll 382].http://www.footnote.com/image/#-1|12074349