Clara Hannah Custer

Brief Life History of Clara Hannah

When Clara Hannah Custer was born on 2 January 1866, in Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, her father, Jacob Peter Custer, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Walters, was 24. She married John Fisher Bell on 8 August 1886, in Green Castle, Sullivan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Pleasant Hill, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died on 17 April 1951, in Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Strasburg Cemetery, Polk Township, Cass, Missouri, United States.

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John Fisher Bell
Clara Hannah Custer
Marriage: 8 August 1886
Lena Fisher Bell
Nellie Custer Bell
Lucy M. Bell
Scott Clellen Bell
Wilson Tankard Bell
Clarence Hobart Bell
Rose Anna Bell
Thomas Clinton Bell
Beulah Mae Bell
Virginia Lea Bell

Sources (10)

  • Clara H Bell in household of John T Bell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Hannah Custer Bell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clara Custer in entry for Lena Fisher Jones, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1868 · Impeach the President!

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.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Köster or Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster 1).

Swiss German: variant of Kuster .

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): occupational name from Old French coustier (masculine), coustiere (feminine), for a maker of feather beds or cushions.

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

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