Clarence Hiram Schofield

27 March 1857–10 April 1914 (Age 57)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Clarence Hiram

When Clarence Hiram Schofield was born on 27 March 1857, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, his father, Hiram Frankin Schofield, was 47 and his mother, Alvalina Stearns, was 37. He married Kate Virginia Forest on 14 August 1877, in Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Troy Grove, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1910. He died on 10 April 1914, in Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota, United States.

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Clarence Hiram Schofield
Kate Virginia Forest
Marriage: 14 August 1877
Marta E Schofield
Harry Charles William Schofield

Spouse and Children

14 August 1877
Mendota, LaSalle, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern): habitational name from any of various minor places, in Lancashire and elsewhere, named from Middle English sc(h)ole ‘hut’ ( see Scales ) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clamet Scofield in household of Hiram Scofield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hiran C Schofield in household of Hiram Schofield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clarence H Schofield in household of John R Noyes, "United States Census, 1910"

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