Clara Estelle Horton

3 November 1898–28 August 1944 (Age 45)
Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Clara Estelle

When Clara Estelle Horton was born on 3 November 1898, in Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Ira Clifford Horton, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Lillian Knight, was 23. She lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1898 and Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, United States for about 34 years. She died on 28 August 1944, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Moshassuck Cemetery, Central Falls, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Ira Clifford Horton
Sarah Lillian Knight
Grace Eveline Horton
Alfred Lester Horton
Ethel May Horton
Clara Estelle Horton
Maybel Horton
Herbert Everett Horton

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Larchmont sinks

Age 9

On February 11, 1907, a passenger ship gets rammed by a coal carrier just southwest of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. It takes only 10 minutes for the Larchmont to sink. Only 19 of those on board survive. The next day bodies of those that had been on the ship continue to wash up onto the shore.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 14

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so called. The majority, with examples in at least fourteen counties, are named from Old English horh ‘mud’, ‘slime’ or horn ‘dirt’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. One in southern Gloucestershire, however, is named from Old English heorot ‘hart’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara E Horton in household of Edith E Horton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara E Horton, "Rhode Island State Census, 1915"
  • Clara Horton in household of Ira E Horton, "United States Census, 1900"

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