Clara Ella Hartley

Female1 March 1891–1 September 1972

Brief Life History of Clara Ella

When Clara Ella Hartley was born on 1 March 1891, in Steeleville, Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, Joseph Abram Hartley, was 24 and her mother, Augusta Marie Tackenberg, was 25. She lived in Steeleville Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 1 September 1972, in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Chester, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Joseph Abram Hartley
Augusta Marie Tackenberg
Clara Ella Hartley
Carrie Augusta Hartley

Sources (5)

  • Clara E Hartley in household of Joseph A Hartley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Ella Hartley, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"
  • Clara E. Hartley, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 1

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name, in northern England mainly from Hartley in Rochdale parish (Lancashire) but also from any of the places called Hartley in Westmorland and the West Yorkshire. In southern England it derives Hartley in Devon, Hampshire, and Kent, and from Hartleigh in Devon. Similar placenames occur in Berkshire, Dorset, and Northumberland, but it is not known if they gave rise to surnames. Most of the placenames derive from Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, though the Westmorland placename comes from Old English heard ‘hard’ + clā ‘claw, tongue of land’, and the Northumberland placename derives from Old English heorot + hlāw ‘mound, hill’.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArtghaile ‘descendant of Artghal’, a personal name composed of the elements Art ‘bear’ or ‘hero’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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