Joe Climand first appears in the Painesville, Ohio, area when he was enumerated for the 1900 Federal Census.
Joe Climand was born about 1886, at Italy. He immigrated to the United States about 1896.
Joe Climand was enumerated for the 1900 Census of the United States, on June 15, 1900, living at Painesville Township, Lake County, Ohio. He was a boarder of Rose Moss [sic, Rosario Pace]. According to the 1900 Census, James was employed as a laborer working in the nursery business. He probably was a laborer for the Storrs and Harrison Company.