Clara Ella Hartley

1891–1972 (Age 81)
Steeleville, Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary 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 Saint 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

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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

1 English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various places so called. Several, in particular those in Hampshire, Kent, and Devon, are named from Old English heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’. One in Northumberland has as the second element Old English hlāw ‘hill’, and one in Cumbria contains Old English clā ‘claw’, in the sense of a tongue of land between two streams, + probably heard ‘hard’. The surname is widely distributed, but most common in Yorkshire, where it arose from a place near Haworth, West Yorkshire, also named with Old English heorot + lēah. As a Scottish name, it comes from the Cumbrian Hartley (see forebears note).2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of or surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó hArtghaile ‘descendant of Artghal’, a personal name composed of the elements Art ‘bear’, ‘hero’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Clara E Hartley in household of Joseph A Hartley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Hartley in household of Joseph Hartley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara E. Hartley, "Find A Grave Index"

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