Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Tombstone Tuesday: Clemon Beals and June Kirk (Gilliland) Lambertson


My maternal great-grandparents, Clemon Beals and June Kirk (Gilliland) Lambertson, are buried in the Elwood City Cemetery, Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

Clemon was born October 27, 1898 in Cicero, Hamilton County, Indiana, the son of Charles Wilson and Pearl May (Beals) Lambertson.

June was born June 11, 1898 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, the daughter of Ida Davis. She was raised by her grandmother and stepfather, Robert and Mary Ellen (Swafford) Gilliland, and used the Gilliland surname.

Clemon and June were married June 28, 1917 in Monroe County, Indiana. After their marriage, they raised their family in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.

June died on March 20, 1951 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana. Clemon died March 18, 1994 in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana.

Clemon and June were the parents of four children, all of whom were born in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana:
  • Harold Wayne Lambertson (1918-2002), married Martha Marie Phillips, 2 children.
  • Floyd Ray Lambertson (1921-1998), married Nellie Jane Barr, 5 children.
  • Bonnie Mae Lambertson (1924-1984), married William Lee Wright, 2 children
  • Ruby June Lambertson (1926-), married Robert Earl Walsh, 2 children
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