I. N. CLEMENT was born in what is now Crittenden County, then Livingston County, Ky., April 11, 1819, and is a son of Isham and Sallie (Rudd) Clement; the former was born in Charlotte County, Va., the latter in Amelia County. The father was drafted near the close of the war of 1812, and was sent to Richmond, where he remained about four months, when peace was declared. In 1817 he moved to Henry County, Ky., where he remained about one year, then moved to what is now Crittenden County, and settled on Clay Lick Creek, where he bought about 380 acres of land. He was magistrate in this county for some ten years, and, under the old constitution, served as sheriff for two years, by seniority. He died here in September, 1856; his widow in 1857. Subject is the seventh of a family of twelve children, of whom eight are now living: Maria Owens, in Princeton; Elizabeth Coleman, in Marion District; Granville, in Ford's Ferry District; William, in Crittenden County; Paulina Champion, in Livingston County; I. N. (subject); Parthenia Bennett, in Caldwell County; and Marion, in Crittenden County. I. N. remained with his father until twenty-seven years old, and then settled on a farm adjacent to the old homestead. There he remained until 1871, when he came to Weston, where he engaged in tobacco speculating for some time. At present he is living a retired life. In 1851 he was elected magistrate, and served eight years. In 1878, he was again elected to the same office, and is still serving. He was elected to the legislature from this county in 1855, and again in 1857. Mr. Clement was married January 15, 1845, to Miss Ann R. Coleman, daughter of Henry R. D. Coleman, a native of North Carolina. She died August 2, 1853. This union resulted in four children, of whom one, Sallie A., wife of T. J. Nunn, of Marion, is now living. Mr. Clement's second marriage was on June 19, 1861, to Miss Margaret E. Anglen, daughter of Hezekiah and Margaret D. (Hobbs) Anglen, natives of northern Kentucky; she died March 31, 1878. To this marriage four children were born, three of whom are now living: Isaac H., Walter L., in Caseyville, and Nannie M. Mr. Clement and family are members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. He is a member of the Bigham Lodge, No. 256, A. F. & A. M., of Marion.


Source:  J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin, & G. C. Kniffin. Kentucky. A History of the State. Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL: Battey, 1885. Page 722.