Clara Spycher

1808–23 June 1885 (Age 77)
Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Spycher was born in 1808, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Christopher Spyker, was 46 and her mother, Margret, was 33. She married William Peter Tobias Sr on 27 August 1825, in Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Potter Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Centre Hall, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 23 June 1885, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Reformed And Lutheran Cemetery, Centre Hall, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Peter Tobias Sr
1797–1887
Clara Spycher
1808–1885
Marriage: 27 August 1825
Elizabeth Tobias
1826–1881
Charlotta Tobias
1827–1843
Fayetta Tobias
1828–1900
Benjamin Tobias
1830–1887
William Peter Tobias Jr
1831–1923
Emanuel Tobias
1833–1859
Gideon Tobias
1835–
Catharine Tobias
1835–1879
Maria Tobias
1837–1905
Rebecca Tobias
1838–
Samuel Tobias
1841–1909
Angeline Tobias
1846–
Abraham Tobias
1851–1930
Lucy Ann Tobias
1852–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 August 1825
Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(14)

    Elizabeth Tobias

    Female1826–1881Female

    Charlotta Tobias

    Female1827–1843Female

    Fayetta Tobias

    Female1828–1900Female

    Benjamin Tobias

    Male1830–1887Male

    Male1831–1923Male

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 0

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 4

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 22

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): habitational name for someone from any of various places named Spicher (Rhineland), Spichern (Lorraine), or Spich (Rhineland).

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

Sources (3)

  • Clara Tobias in household of Peter Tobias, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Flora Tobias in household of William Tobias, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara Tobias in entry for Samuel Tobias and Mrs. Lottie Mays, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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