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Object Name Recording, Audio
Date 1978
Scope & Content Interview by Brian Herbert of Markley Clemmer (b. 09/12/1911), son of John & Ella Hunsberger Clemmer.

Digital copy available
Start time Subject
00:01:26 busy home with 8 children
00:03:02 attended 4 different schools during his childhood
00:07:17 met with a group of boys to sing every week
00:09:20 ordination
00:16:29 Christmas programs
00:19:36 Joseph Hunsberger first graduating class of Ursinus
00:23:49 poorly organized youth group
Length of Interview 00:31:59
Notes Obituary:
Clemmer, Markley H., son of John L. and Ella (Hunsberger) Clemmer, was born in Lansdale, Pa., Sept. 12, 1911; died of a heart attack at Suburban General Hospital, Norristown, Pa., Nov. 27, 1984; aged 73 y. On Sept. 12, 1935, he was married to Miriam Weaver, who survives. Also surviving are 2 sons (John K. and James M.), 4 daughters (Rachel - Mrs. Marlin Kauffman; Beatrice ­ Mrs. William Swope; Ruby ­ Mrs. Phillip Trimble, and Janet ­ Mrs. Robert Tweed), 15 grandchildren, and 3 brothers (Erwin, Nelson, and Horace). He was preceded in death by one daughter (Ella Mae) and one son (Charles). He was ordained to the ministry on Nov. 10, 1936, to serve as the first resident pastor at the Norristown Mission. Funeral services were held at First Mennonite Church and at Vincent Mennonite Church, in charge of Paul Leichty, Paul Hackman, Herman Douglas, and Harold Weaver; interment in Vincent Mennonite Cemetery.

(Gospel Herald, Jan. 22, 1985)
Object ID # 2013.25.193
Source Gift of S. Duane Kauffman
People Clemmer, Markley H., 1911-1984
Collection Christopher Dock HS Oral History Tapes