Retha Maria Clutter

Female18 January 1889–7 October 1960

Brief Life History of Retha Maria

When Retha Maria Clutter was born on 18 January 1889, in Morgan Township, Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, David Clutter, was 23 and her mother, Virginia Ann Smith, was 22. She married Harrison Hindley Hickinbotham on 8 February 1908. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Utica, Washington Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 October 1960, in Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in South Lawn Cemetery, Utica, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harrison Hindley Hickinbotham
Retha Maria Clutter
Marriage: 8 February 1908
Harold Hindley Hickinbotham
John Eldon Hickinbotham
Allison Louise Hickinbotham
Leslie Clarke Hickinbotham

Sources (27)

  • Retha Abbott, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Retha Clutter, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Retha Clutter, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 February 1908
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    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.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 1

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 19

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Klotter: unexplained.

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

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