Clara Bell Bond

10 July 1869–1910 (Age 40)
Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States

The Life of Clara Bell

When Clara Bell Bond was born on 10 July 1869, in Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States, her father, George F Bond, was 31 and her mother, Sarah M Bartoo, was 31. She married Ammon Beasley on 9 November 1902, in Jasper, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Remington, Carpenter Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1902 and Carpenter Township, Jasper, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died in 1910, in Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Plainfield Township Cemetery, Plainfield, Will, Illinois, United States.

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Ammon Beasley
Clara Bell Bond
Marriage: 9 November 1902
Kermit Bond Beasley

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    Ammon Beasley



9 November 1902
Jasper, Indiana, United States


    Kermit Bond Beasley


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 2

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name for a peasant farmer or husbandman, Middle English bonde (Old English bonda, bunda, reinforced by Old Norse bóndi). The Old Norse word was also in use as a personal name, and this has given rise to other English and Scandinavian surnames alongside those originating as status names. The status of the peasant farmer fluctuated considerably during the Middle Ages; moreover, the underlying Germanic word is of disputed origin and meaning. Among Germanic peoples who settled to an agricultural life, the term came to signify a farmer holding lands from, and bound by loyalty to, a lord; from this developed the sense of a free landholder as opposed to a serf. In England after the Norman Conquest the word sank in status and became associated with the notion of bound servitude.2 Swedish: variant of Bonde .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Bond in household of Sally Bond, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara B Bond in household of Sarah M Bond, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Bond in household of George F Bond, "United States Census, 1870"

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