Person:Clements Smereczanski (1)

Watchers
Clements Smereczanski
b.Abt 3 Dec 1899 Austria
d.1920-1971
  1. Frank Smereczanski - Aft 1971
  2. Steven 'Stefan' Smereczanski
  3. Clements SmereczanskiAbt 1899 - 1920-1971
  4. Alfred Joseph Smereczanski1900 - 1991
  5. James SmereczanskiAbt 1902 - Aft 1971
  6. William SmereczanskiAbt 1905 - Aft 1971
  7. Manuel Smereczanski1906-1907 - 1925-1971
  8. Mitchel Smereczanski1908 - 1926
  9. Joseph SmereczanskiAbt 1912 - 1971-1995
  10. Yvonne Clara Smereczanski1912 - 1994
  11. David Smereczanski1915 - 2000
  12. Lillian Estelle Smereczanski1918 - 2006
  13. Mary SmereczanskiAbt 1920 - 1971-2002
Facts and Events
Name Clements Smereczanski
Immigrant Name Klemmens
Gender Male
Birth[4] Abt 3 Dec 1899 Austria
Immigration[1] 7 Dec 1910 New York City, New York, United States
Military[4] 9 Sep 1918 Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States
Occupation[4] 9 Sep 1918 Nitro, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
Death? 1920-1971
Census[2] Jan 1920 Lisbon, New London, Connecticut, United StatesRiver Road (farm)
Census[3] Jan 1920 Manhattan, New York, New York, United States438 East 23 Street

Immigration

Klemmens sailed from Hamburg, Germany on 25 November 1910, and arrived at Ellis Island on 7 December 1910 aboard the S.S. President Grant. He traveled with Stefan (who is likely an uncle), and brothers Alfred, Emanuel, and Miecyslaw. They would be joining their father, Josef, at 506 E. 17th St., New York. The ship manifest states their brother Wilhelm Smerczensky remained in Czernowitz.[S1]

Military

1918

World War 1 Draft Registration 9 September 1918. Clements lived in Norwich, Connecticut. This document states that Clements' last name was spelled Smerckanisky, and that he was born on 3 December 1899. He was 18 years old, with blue eyes and light brown hair. He was 5'5" tall with a medium build and was employed in Nitro, Kanawha, West Virginia.[S4]

References
  1. New York, New York, United States. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, NY, 1897-1957. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T715).

    http://www.ellisisland.org/
    Indexed as Klenuns Snierezenshy

  2. New London, Connecticut, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, ED 253, sheet 9A, Primary quality.

    Smerechansky Clements, head, 17, b New York, father b Germany, mother b Poland Russia
    William, brother, 15, b New York, father b Germany, mother b Poland Russia
    Manuel, brother, 13, b New York, father b Germany, mother b Poland Russia
    Mitchel, brother, 11, b New York, father b Germany, mother b Poland Russia

  3. New York, New York, United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 18-WD, ED 860, sheet 7B, Primary quality.

    Smerenshky Joseph, head, 42, immigrated 1910, b Austria, father b Italy, mother b Italy [birth place of both parents likely mistaken information that belongs to the family above]
    Mary, wife, 39, immigrated 1910, b Austria, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    Alfred, son, 20, immigrated 1910, b Austria, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    Clemens, son, 18, immigrated 1910, b Austria, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    Joseph, son, 8, b New York, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    Virginia, daughter, 6, b New York, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    David, son, 4, b New York, father b Austria, mother b Austria
    Lillian, daughter, 2, b Connecticut, father b Austria, mother b Austria

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 United States. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1509).

    Registration Location: New London County, Connecticut; Roll: 1570296; Draft Board: 10.
    At Ancestry.com indexed as Clements Smerchanesky.