Clara Elizabeth Sanders

Female4 July 1853–18 January 1925

Brief Life History 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

Sources (10)

  • Clara Doyle in household of Charles W Doyle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Elizabeth Doyle, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Elizabeth Doyle, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1869Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    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 (Devon), Dutch, and North German: variant of Sander , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    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 …

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