Clara Meta Sulau

1 June 1894–31 March 1975 (Age 80)

The Life Summary of Clara Meta

When Clara Meta Sulau was born on 1 June 1894, her father, Fred Sulau, was 38 and her mother, Anna Harder, was 31. She married Adam Lucas Grant on 11 March 1923, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Cholame, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1930 and Cholame Judicial Township, San Luis Obispo, California, United States in 1940. She died on 31 March 1975, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adam Lucas Grant
1881–1966
Clara Meta Sulau
1894–1975
Marriage: 11 March 1923
Robert Adam Grant
1923–2011
Ellen Jeanne Grant
1925–1998

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1923San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 12
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Czech (Šulák): unflattering nickname from the vocabulary word šulák ‘swindler’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Sulik

    Sources (12)

    • Sulau in entry for Robert A Grant, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
    • Clara Sulaw in household of Fred Sulaw, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Clara Grant, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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