Clara May Funk

20 February 1893–11 December 1956 (Age 63)
Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara May

Clara May Funk was born on 20 February 1893, in Waynesboro, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Jacob Daniel Funk. She married Clark Wilbur Mentzer about 1910, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 11 December 1956, at the age of 63.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Clark Wilbur Mentzer
Clara May Funk
Marriage: about 1910
Lawrance Wilbur Mentzer

Spouse and Children

about 1910
Pennsylvania, United States


    Lawrance Wilbur Mentzer


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 12

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 17

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a blacksmith, or for a small and lively or irritable individual, from Middle High German vunke ‘spark’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara M Mentzer in household of Clark Mentzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara M Mentzer in household of Clark Mentzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Maye C Mentzer in household of Clark W Mentzer, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.