When Clara May Clontz was born on 12 September 1896, in Berryville, Carroll, Arkansas, United States, her father, George Calvin "Cal" Clontz, was 24 and her mother, Dora Bell Terry, was 19. She married Jason F. Young on 6 July 1919. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Boise, Idaho, United States in 1943 and Idaho, United States in 1968. She died on 26 March 1968, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Star Cemetery, Star, Ada, Idaho, United States.
Americanized form of German Glantz . Compare Klontz , Clonts and Claunch .
History: The history of the Clontz family in North America begins with the arrival of Hieronymus Glantz from the Palatinate, Germany, in Philadelphia, in 1732. Glantz's surname was first Americanized to Glance, but later, when he moved to VA, to Clanch, Clansh, Clonch, and Claunch. In NC the surname of his descendants has been Americanized mainly to Clontz and Clonts.
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