Sonders, Clinton Albert

Birth Name Sonders, Clinton Albert
Gender male
Age at Death 77 years, 11 months


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1898-06-14 Roberts, Illinois  
Death 1976-05-14 Elk Grove Village, Illinois  
Burial   Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois Section H, Lot #395, Space #1


Father Sonder, Albert Henry
Mother Heinhorst, Mary Kathryn
  1. Sonders, Alys Mae
  2. Sonders, Edna Bertha
  3. Sonders, Alberta Clara
  4. Sonders, Ruth Marian


Married Wife Fields, Jessie Lois
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1925-12-12 Chicago, Illinois Marriage of Sonders, Clinton Albert and Fields, Jessie Lois
  1. Sonders, [Living]
  2. Sonders, [Living]



{source: hand written notes from Clinton Albert Sonders}
{original: Dorothy Gyllenberg}
{comments: Kevin Gyllenberg}

DAD Born Dec 22, 1869
in Stuttgart Germany
Died Nov 1939 of Perioarditis
Inflamation of sac shrdhnding heart
Came to Chicago in 1883 13 1/2 yrs old

Mother Born July 10-1873
in Bishop Ill
Died June 6-30-1918
in Harvey N. Dakota
Both Buried in Mt Emblem sec II Lot 39-5
Conrd H. Heinhorst
Born 1837 in Germany
Died 4-10-10
Civil War Veteran
Ci G 38th Ill Vol Infantry

Grandma Born 1842 in Germany
Died Oct 31-1921
Both buried in Bishop Ill

Born 6-14-1898
in Roberts Ill.

Schools Attended
1st Gr Chicago 1905-06
2nd Ellendale N.D. 1906-07
3 Yankton S. Dak 1907-08
4 Yankton S. Dak 1908-09
5 Yankton S. Dak 1909-10
6 Parker S. Dak 1910-11
7 Scotland S. Dak 1911-12
8 Scotland S. Dak 1912-13
9 Scotland S. Dak 1913-14
10 Clearlake S. Dak 1914-15
11 Clearlake S. Dak 1915-16

Moved to Bensenville Ill
June 1916
Worked at Sears
Nov 1916 to 3-15-17
Started work
3-17-17 for CBL
at Kedzie depot
Promoted to asst supt
Promoted to
Station Supt at
Lincoln-Limits depot
in 1945 to 1947
Nov 1-1947 returned
to Kedzie depot
change from street cars
to buses

Transfered to
Blue Island depot in
1952- closed
depot in sept 1955

Trans to Lawndale depot
sept 1955
took my pension
July 1-1963 - 65 yrs old

Started work at
Michigan ave NatBank
July 1-1963

Sept 17-1975
Attended Lewis Institute
Sept 1920 to
fall of 1924

Moody Institute
evening school
years 1953+1954

Married Jessie Fields
Dec 12-1925

(2) children
Dorothy Mae born Dec 26-1930
Robert Clinton born May 5-1938

Grandpa Conrad Heinhorst
born 1837 in Germany
died 4-10-10
Civil War-Co G 38th Ill
1961-1965 Vol Infantry
Grandma Mary (Himmel)
born 1842
died 10-31-1921
Had mastoid operations
1st in Jan 1916
2nd in April 1929
prostrate operation May 1965
fibroid tumors
May 1972
broken wrist+foot 1972
in hosp 1972 for
blood circulation

Albert Henry Sonder
born 12-22-69 Stuttgart Germany
died 11-30-39

Mary Katherine (Heinhorst) Sonder
born 7-10-73 Bishop Ill
died 6-30-18 in Harvey N. Dak
Both buried in Mt Emblem cemetery
chicago Ill

Jessie Lois (Fields) Sonders
born in Chicago
July 19-1905
Married Clinton Sonders
Dec 12-1925

2 children
Dorothy Mae born Dec 21 1930
Robert Clinton born May 5-1938

Jack Fields
died 1947
Cora (Short) Fields

Jessie died Jan 9-1976 6:25a
of mycardic infarctic
in Augustana hospital

Jessie was 70 yrs old
had 8 grand children

funeral Jan 12-1976
fron ofee-ramme

to Mt Emblem
sec I-295

Mom was in poor health
had gallstone operation
July 15-1975
never recovered
from operation

went to hosp 1-3-1976
for inward bleeding

died Jan 9-1976 6:25a
of myocardic
(Massive Heart Attack)

celebrated our
50th Golden wedding
Dec 12-1975

Mom picked up enough
strength to attend
also christmas
at Bob's home

Had a very nice
time at both occasions
That was the last
Mom started to fail badly
but never gave up
to the end

We had a very happy
life together
I miss her very-
very much - God bless


Type Value Notes Sources
_UID D07A56BF682AD711921200AA0048380EB5F0
Social Security Number 335-05-0471


  1. Sonder, Albert Henry
    1. Heinhorst, Mary Kathryn
      1. Sonders, Clinton Albert
        1. Fields, Jessie Lois
          1. Sonders, [Living]
          2. Sonders, [Living]
      2. Sonders, Alys Mae
      3. Sonders, Edna Bertha
      4. Sonders, Alberta Clara
      5. Sonders, Ruth Marian