Clara Elizabeth Sanders

4 July 1853–18 January 1925 (Age 71)
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life of Clara Elizabeth

When Clara Elizabeth Sanders was born on 4 July 1853, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, William Saunders, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Hunt, was 38. She married Calvin Reed Doyle about 1869, in Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Van Buren Township, Lee, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States in 1900. She died on 18 January 1925, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Reed Doyle
Clara Elizabeth Sanders
Marriage: about 1869
Charles William Doyle
Bertha Doyle

Spouse and Children

about 1869
Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 4

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German: patronymic from Sander 1.

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

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Life sketch of Clara Eliz. Sanders

Clara Elizabeth Sanders, the eighth child of William Sanders and Elizabeth Hunt, was born 4 July 1853 at Keokuk, Iowa. She was nearly three years old when her parents and family left Iowa and crossed …

Sources (3)

  • Clara Doyle in household of Charles W Doyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Doyle in household of Calvin Doyle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Dayle in household of C R Dayle, "United States Census, 1880"

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