Clara C. Rounds

16 March 1879–29 November 1941 (Age 62)
Ross Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clara C.

When Clara C. Rounds was born on 16 March 1879, in Ross Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, her father, Frederick Adelbert Rounds, was 37 and her mother, Caroline Sedate Merrill, was 36. She married Carl F. Cook on 31 October 1896, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. She lived in Augusta, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1894. She died on 29 November 1941, in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Carl F. Cook
Clara C. Rounds
Marriage: 31 October 1896

Spouse and Children

31 October 1896
Calhoun, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Adelbert Rounds


    Caroline Sedate Merrill




    John A. Rounds



    Frederick Sydney Rounds


    Almond Halsey Rounds


    Nina Minerva Rounds


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Round .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Rounds in household of Frederick A Rounds, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Carrie E. Rounds, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Carrie E Rounde, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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