Clarence R. Grassmyer

August 1892–
Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clarence R.

When Clarence R. Grassmyer was born in August 1892, in Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Elisha Bratton Grassmyer, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Hannah Krepps, was 45. He lived in Union Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Bratton Grassmyer
1845–1932
Elizabeth Hannah Krepps
1846–1929
Franklin Grassmyer
1869–
Hallie S Grassmyer
1870–1964
John W Grassmyer
1872–1953
Howard Hudson Grassmyer
1875–1960
Emory Wayne Grassmyer
1877–1957
Joseph W. Grassmyer
1878–
George Grassmyer
1880–
Florence M. Grassmyer
1890–
Clarence R. Grassmyer
1892–

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 13

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. 
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 31

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German (Grassmeyer): distinguishing name for a tenant farmer who lived who lived by a meadow, from Middle High German gras ‘grass’, ‘pasture’ + Meyer .

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

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  • Clarence R Grassmier in household of Elisha B Grassmier, "United States Census, 1900"

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