Obit: Clover, Ervin (1881 - 1909)

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Surnames: Clover, Carver, Welsch, Grans, Hoffman

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 8 Jul 1909

Clover, Ernest (1881 - 1 July 1909)

In a private letter received from Fred M. Carver, who is erecting a large sawmill for the R. Conhor Co., at Laona, Wisconsin, he states that last Thursday Louis Welsch, formerly of this city, was quite seriously hurt, by being struck on the side of the head, by a 140 pound weight, splitting his right ear, and making a bad gash in the side of his head, which necessitated taking five stitches.

He also relates a fatal accident there, on the same day, when Ernest Clover, foreman of one the Connor mills, lost his life. His clothing caught in a rapidly moving shaft, and before it could be stopped, one arm was torn from his body, one leg broken in two places and his body horribly mangled. Mr. Clover was well known around Abbotsford a few years ago, he having been foreman on one of the W.C. work trains, from that place. He was well spoken of, by all who knew him, and was buried under the auspices of the M.B.A., of which he was a member. A large crowd attended the funeral, all of the mills shutting down to show respect to him.

Wisconsin Marriages

Edwin G. Klover
groom's birthplace: Bonduel
bride's name: Rosa Hoffman
bride's birthplace: Aubendale, Wis
marriage date: 18 Apr 1906
marriage place: Laona, Forest, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Frank Klover
groom's mother's name: Caroline Klover
bride's father's name: Louis Hoffman
bride's mother's name: Rosa Gans
groom's race: White
bride's race: White

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Laona, Forest, Wisconsin, pg. 68, family 35

Ervin Klover
age: 24y
estimated birth year: Abt 1881
birthplace: Wisconsin
relationship to head of household: Lodger
race: White
gender: Male
marital status: Single
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: Germany

Household Members
head Theodore J Draeger M 31y Germany
wife Alma Draeger F 27y Sweden
son Vitor Draeger M 9m Wisconsin
lodger Ervin Klover M 24y Wisconsin

1910 Federal Census, Laona, Forest, Wisconsin, pg. 3, family 40

Rosie Klover, white, widowed female
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self Rosie Klover F 22y (1888) Wisconsin
son *Chester Klover M 2y (1908) Wisconsin
son Irvin Klover M y 7m (1909) Wisconsin

*Chester L. Clover was born 12 Mar 1908, Laona, Forest, Wisconsin and died 3 Dec 1971 in Blackwell, Wisconsin.  26 Oct 1929, Chester Klover married Blanche Dorothy Trottier (1 Apr 1910 - 4 May 1994)

1920 Federal Census, Wood, Wisconsin

Rose Klover, white, widowed female
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
self Louis Hoffman M 59y Germany
wife Mary Hoffman F 56y Germany
son Frank Hoffman M 24y Wisconsin
William Hellen M 25y Wisconsin
daughter Rose Klover F 36y Wisconsin
grandson Chester Klover M 11y Wisconsin
grandson Ervin Klover M 10y Wisconsin
William Elias M 18y Wisconsin
Joseph Elias M 16y Wisconsin
Clara Elias F 14y Wisconsin
Julius Schuabel M 79y South Dakota

Wisconsin Death Records

Chester Klover
birth date: 12 March 1908
social security number: 710-16-2570
place of issuance: Railroad Board
last residence: Forest, Wisconsin
zip code of last residence: 54541
death date: December 1971
estimated age at death: 63

Chester L Klover
death date: 03 Dec 1971
residence: , Wisconsin
gender: Male
age: 63
certificate number: 033899



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