Biography of Cloves Bookey
Monroe County, MI Biographies

CLOVES BOOKEY was the third of seven children of John and Phoebe (Trombley) Bookey, and was born in Rochester, N. Y., June 16, 1829. On coining west he first went to Detroit and then to Toledo, settling in Bedford (Lambertvile) in 1874. He was married at Otter Creek, January 17, 1862, to Arvilla, daughter of Francis and Theresa (Aubin) Charter, whose children are: Theresa Eliza, born January 5,1863; Henry Elmer, April 22, 1866; Helen, July 11, 1868; Arvila Ida, March 16, 1871; Rozella, January 4, 1875, died July 4, 1879; Letitia May, September 21, 1879; Clovis Redmond, April 2, 1886. While brought up in the Roman Catholic faith, he does not claim membership in any church now. He is a member of Forsyth Post, No. 14, at Toledo, having enlisted in March, 1864, in Co. B. 67th Ohio VoL Inf. at Toledo, and in August of the same year was badly wounded in the left hand, at Deep Bottom, in the Wilderness fight. While refusing all township offices, he votes the Republican ticket as a rule.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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