Susan Ellen Clare

#6859, b. 16 May 1862, d. 25 November 1943
     Susan Ellen Clare was born on 16 May 1862 Missouri.1 Susan and Richard Burton Fentem, son of Richard Fentem and Clarissa Palmer, were married 22 September 1885 according to Johnny. Susan Ellen Clare died 25 November 1943, California at age 81 years, 6 months and 9 days, Name: Susan Ellen Fentem
[Susan Ellen Clare] Social Security #: 0 Sex: Female Birth Date: 16 May 1862 Birthplace: Missouri Death Date: 25 Nov 1943 Death Place: Merced Mother's Maiden Name: Gray Father's Surname: Clare.1

Modesto Bee and Herald-News:

Resident of Gustine Dies after Illness
Susan Ellen Fentem, 81, sucumbed yesterday in her home in Gustine after an illness of four months.
A native of Troy, Mo., Mrs. Fentem came to California in 1885 and had resided in Stanislaus and Merced counties ever since. she leaves three children, Mrs. Carl Mohs of Turlock and Mrs Elburta Hansen and Ben Fentem of Gustine. Two grandchildren, Alda Clare Morganti and Beverly Hansen, live in Gustine; a granddaughter, Virginia Bell, makes her home in Los Angeles, and a grandson, Burton Fentem is an air force cadet in San Antonio, Texas.
A brother and sister in Missouri survive also.
Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 2 P.M. in the Davis Funeral Parlors in Gustine. Rev. Stewart Potter of Monterey will officiate. and was buried on 27 November 1943 Hills Ferry Cemetery, Newman, Stanislaus County, California. Birth: unknown Death: Nov. 25, 1943 

Note: b MO Burial:
Hills Ferry Cemetery
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Plot: G2 L2 B31 CI.

Children of Susan and Richard

Last Edited=6 Aug 2019


  1. [S35] State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997, accessed from