Clara E Montgomery

1 December 1893–24 November 1921 (Age 27)
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Clara E

When Clara E Montgomery was born on 1 December 1893, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Josephus Cephas S Montgomery, was 38 and her mother, Julia Franklin Teel, was 34. She married Willie Doras Flora on 29 December 1910, in Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Little Creek Magisterial District, Franklin, Virginia, United States for about 20 years and Kanawha, Gilmer, West Virginia, United States in 1930. She died on 24 November 1921, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 27.

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Willie Doras Flora
Clara E Montgomery
Marriage: 29 December 1910
Beatrice Ethel Flora
William Dorus Flora Jr

Spouse and Children

29 December 1910
Franklin, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 1

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 8

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, so named from Old French mont ‘hill’ + a Germanic personal name composed of the elements guma ‘man’ + rīc ‘power’. In Ireland this surname has been Gaelicized as Mac Iomaire and in Scotland as Mac Gumaraid.

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

Sources (3)

  • Orsha L Flora in household of William D Flora, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara E Flora in household of W D Flora, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clarry Montgomery in household of C S Montgomery, "United States Census, 1900"

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