KLOMAN,  Reverend Henry Felix

KLOMAN, Reverend Henry Felix[1, 2]

Male 1870 - 1942  (72 years)

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  • Name KLOMAN, Henry Felix 
    Prefix Reverend 
    Born 4 May 1870  Warrenton, Fauquier, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Harry  [5
    Military 1917-1918  France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 4 Apr 1940  900 Hillsboro Street, Raleigh, Wake, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Name: Henry F Kloman-Respondent: Yes-Age: 69-Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871-Gender: Male-Race: White-Birthplace: Virginia-Marital Status: Married-Relation to Head of House: Head-Home in 1940: Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina-Map of Home in 1940: View Map-Street: Hillsboro Street-House Number: 900-Farm: No-Inferred Residence in 1935: Farmville, Pitt, North Carolina-Residence in 1935: Farmville, Pitt, North Carolina-Resident on farm in 1935: No-Sheet Number: 1A-institution: Saint Marys School And College 1-33-Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 3-Occupation: Teacher Clergyman-House Owned or Rented: Rented-Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 20-Attended School or College: No-Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year-Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 60-Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work-Weeks Worked in 1939: 52-Income: 3200-Income Other Sources: Yes-Household Members: -Name Age-Henry F Kloman 69-Eleanor T Kloman 65
    CLER
    Education Virginia Theological Seminary at Alexandria  [8
    MILF
    Obituary From NY Times, 30 Aug 1942:

    Henry F Kloman
    Minister 47 Years

    Retired Chaplain of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, N. C., Was Serving in Orange, N. J.

    A Major in the Last War

    Ex-Rector of Episcopal Church Near Mount Vernon Once Attended by Washington

    Special to the New York Times

    ORANGE, N. J., Aug. 29 - The Rev. Henry Felix Kloman, Episcopal minister who retired in May as chaplain of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, N. C., died today in Orange Memorial Hospital from the effects of a stroke suffered yesterday. His age was 72. Mr. Kloman, who was born in Warrenton, Va., on May 4, 1870, during the month of August had been in charge of Grace Episcopal Church here in the absence of the rector, the Rev. Lane W. Barton.

    After his graduation from the Virginia Theological Seminary at Alexandria, and his ordination in 1895, Mr. Kloman served for two years as rector of Pohick Church, near Mount Vernon, where George Washington had attended.

    He was assistant rector of Christ Church, Baltimore, 1897-1900; rector of St. Paul's at Haymarket, Va., 1900-05, and of St. Stephens, Portland, Ore., 1905-16, and dean of the Cathedral in Fargo, N. D., 1916-23. His work at Fargo was interrupted by the first World War in which he served in France as chaplain of Mobile Hospital, No. 1, with the rank of major.

    Mr. Kloman was rector of St. Peter's Church, Salisbury, Md., 1923-28, and of Emmanuel Church, Cumberland, Md., from 1928 until appointed chaplain of St. Mary's in 1934.

    In 1900, Mr. Kloman married Eleanor Marshall Trapnell of Charles Town, W. Va., who died last Christmas Day. Surviving are three children, the Rev. Edward Felix Kloman, rector of Old Christ Church, Philadelphia; Joseph Trapnell Kloman, New York artist, and Mrs. Mark Jenkins, wife of the rector of Calvary Church, Fletcher, N. C.; two brothers, Dr. E. H. Kloman of Baltimore and William C. Kloman of Washington, and five sisters, Mrs. Jesse A. Davis of Baltimore, Miss Agnes Kloman of Warrenton; Mrs. John E. Lightbourne of Louisville, Ky.; Mrs Edwards Wilson of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. Aisquith Robinson of Baltimore.  [2
    Religion Episcopalian 
    Cause of Death Stroke  [9
    Died 29 Aug 1942  Orange, Essex, NJ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried
    Rev. Henry Felix Kloman, Elizabeth Marshall Trapnell (Kloman), and Antony Joseph Kloman
    Rev. Henry Felix Kloman, Elizabeth Marshall Trapnell (Kloman), and Antony Joseph Kloman
    Headstone for the Reverend Henry Felix Kloman, Elizabeth Marshall Trapnell (Kloman), and Antony Joseph Kloman, Zion Cemetery, Charles Town, Jefferson, WV, USA
    Person ID I981  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2013 

    Family TRAPNELL, Eleanor Marshall,   b. 17 Jan 1875, Charles Town, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1941, Hoopers Creek, Henderson, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1900  Charles Town, Jefferson, WV, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. KLOMAN, Reverend Edward Felix,   b. 24 Apr 1901, Haymarket, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1982, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. KLOMAN, Anthony Joseph Trapnell,   b. 19 Jun 1904, Haymarket, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1993, Bradenton, Manatee, Florida, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. KLOMAN, Anne Hunter
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1870 - Warrenton, Fauquier, VA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Jun 1900 - Charles Town, Jefferson, WV, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1917-1918 - France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 4 Apr 1940 - 900 Hillsboro Street, Raleigh, Wake, NC, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1942 - Orange, Essex, NJ, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Documents
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    (added note at top) No! I didn't have any trouble about baggage coming over & have not done any more of the fool tricks I did.

    Mobile Hospital #1
    Dec 10, 1918

    My dear Edna:

    I expect you think I am mean not to have written for so long but I expect Nell has kept you occasionally posted as in several of her letters she has said 'I have written to Edna'. I received your very interesting letter of Sept 22nd after I left Beauvais & joined this outfit & life has been as strenuous & such a rush since that I didn't even attempt to write any personal letters except to Nell.

    I wish I could write you a long letter and tell you the many things I have seen & experiences I have been through but can only send a short one this time for while we are not busy just at this time yet conditions of living make it difficult to write. I am in my tent with one candle for light and my ever ready knee is my usual writing table. I saw much of interest around Montdidier when I had headquarters at Beauvais but it was quiet there compared to what it has been here. About Oct 1st I had a wire to report to Paris immediately & on arrival there was assigned to Mobile Hospital #1 & told to take train to Bar le Duc & find the outfit from there. I expected to be several days finding it as it was just back of the fighting front at Verdun but located it & arrived bag & baggage that night, a very fortunate & thankful man.

    Mobile #1 is entirely in tents & moves with the battle front & receives only the worst wounded cases which cannot be moved back further. When there was a drive or there would be a constant stream day & night, we would operate & as soon as possible pass them on back to an evacuation hospital, the last month of the war we operated 1077 cases & I had 227 burials. This will give you some idea. We were & are yet constantly in wind & rain. We wade in mud, sleep in mud, eat in mud. There is no escape. We were always within range of the enemy guns & frequently shelled & bombed but our work went quietly and incessantly on regardless of days or inconvenience, our brave boys were coming back in need & the Drs & nurses stuck to their job as long as there was the need.

    I was in Verdun one day while it was being shelled & one of the big fellows broke right over my head. I heard the whine but before I could think to duck it had exploded & the shrapnell was pattering down around me but my name wasn't on it & it didn't touch me. Two days after we moved from that location it was shelled & the outfit that followed us there had a number of their personnel killed & wounded, we were very fortunate to get through with out any casualties.

    Mail was just brought in and I drew from your letters, two from Nell, Nov 10th the last & one from a poor little woman in Austin, Texas, the wife of a Capt. Moore whose husband I buried Oct 16th & I wrote her, it was her only notice & her letter is just heart breaking. We were at the foot of Dead Man's Hill & the famous Hill 304 when the end came. That is a desolate and God forsaken country. I never saw a place so torn up. We later moved up near Dun & as I went over the battle field we saw most awful sights, many of our own boys, as well as Coche(? illegible), were lying unburied where they had fallen two & three weeks before, some bodies only in part & no possible way of identification. I buried all we found.

    We are now near what was the town of Varennes, a railhead, awaiting orders to entrain for Germany. It is raining hard. I just looked at my bed & found a nice puddle of water on my pillow & elsewhere & have moved to what I hope may be free from deluge.

    I am well and feeling fine & notwithstanding inconveniences am glad to be at the front as long as I have to be over here. Did Tom get over? Love to all. Don't know when I'll get home. Hope to see you in NY when I come. Am delighted to hear if you can find time to write. Tell Val to work hard at school & see how much he will know when I see him next.

    Affectionately,
    Harry

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Joseph Trapnell Descendants, Frederica Holmes Trapnell, (1964).

    2. [S551] Henry F. Kloman, Minister.

    3. [S448] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Birthplace: Virginia.

    4. [S551] Henry F. Kloman, Minister, Mr. Kloman, who was born in Warrenton, Va., on May 4, 1870,.

    5. [S549] Henry Kloman to Edna Trapnell, Affectionately,- Harry .

    6. [S551] Henry F. Kloman, Minister, His work at Fargo was interrupted by the first World War in which he served in France as chaplain of Mobile Hospital, No. 1, with the rank of major.

    7. [S448] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004).

    8. [S551] Henry F. Kloman, Minister, Virginia Theological Seminary at Alexandria.

    9. [S551] Henry F. Kloman, Minister, The Rev. Henry Felix Kloman, Episcopal minister who retired in May as chaplain of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, N. C., died today in Orange Memorial Hospital from the effects of a stroke suffered yesterday.