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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1976
Scope & Content Interview by Judy Rittenhouse of Norman L. Clemmer (b. 08/08/1892), son of Joseph & Hannah Landis Clemmer.

Digital copy available
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Start time Subject
00:06:27 tried to follow his father to market
00:10:04 boys class of Sunday School
00:13:18 fights at school
00:15:55 kept about a dozen cows
00:18:07 never had a car or driver's license
00:21:43 only in hospital once in his life
00:23:21 goes to Spruce Lake every summer
00:27:48 never learned how to swim
00:34:18 hard winters
Length of Interview 00:44:54
Notes Obituary:
Norman L. Clemmer, son of Joseph and Hannah (Landis) Clemmer, was born at Hatfield, PA, Aug. 8, 1892; died at Souderton Mennonite Homes, Souderton, PA, Mar. 17, 1986; aged 93 y.

He was married to Sarah Beyer, who died in the early 1930s.

Surviving were one son (Paul); 2 daughters (Naomi B. and Esther B. Clemmer), 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and one sister (Martha Moyer). He was preceded in death by one son and one daughter.

He was a member of Souderton Mennonite Church.

Funeral services were held at the Souderton Mennonite Home and at the Souderton Mennonite Church on March 20, 1986; interment in Souderton Mennonite Cemetery.
Object ID # 2013.25.197
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Clemmer, Norman L., 1892-1986
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes