Clara Erb Moyer

28 March 1867–18 November 1898 (Age 31)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Clara Erb

When Clara Erb Moyer was born on 28 March 1867, in Illinois, United States, her father, Michael E. Moyer, was 37 and her mother, Abbie F. Neitz, was 29. She married Albert Henry Goodwin on 18 May 1893, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Manhattan, Will, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 18 November 1898, in Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Elwood, Will, Illinois, United States.

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Albert Henry Goodwin
Clara Erb Moyer
Marriage: 18 May 1893
Mabel A. Goodwin

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18 May 1893
Illinois, United States


    Mabel A. Goodwin


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Age 4

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 9

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’.2 Americanized form of German Meyer 1.3 Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Moyer in household of Michael Moyer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara E Moyer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Clara E Moyer, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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