Clara Shoemaker

30 April 1884–
Goodell, Hancock, Iowa, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Shoemaker was born on 30 April 1884, in Goodell, Hancock, Iowa, United States, her father, William M. Shoemaker, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Kirkner, was 24. She married Ora Ashley Wood on 21 December 1905, in Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Oelwein, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Fayette, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1925.

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Family Time Line

Ora Ashley Wood
1879–
Clara Shoemaker
1884–
Marriage: 21 December 1905
Zada Bell Wood
1907–
John W. Wood
1909–
Mable Wood
1913–
Russell Wood
1913–
Helen Marie Wood
1920–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1905
Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    Zada Bell Wood

    Female1907–Female

    John W. Wood

    Male1909–Male

    Mable Wood

    Female1913–Female

    Russell Wood

    Male1913–Male

    Helen Marie Wood

    Female1920–Female

Parents and Siblings

    William M. Shoemaker

    Male1853–Male

    Elizabeth Kirkner

    Female1860–1900Female

siblings

(2)

    Ernest Shoemaker

    Male1883–1963Male

    Female1884–Female

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1890

Age 6

Idaho is the 43rd state.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Translation of Dutch Schoemaker or German and Jewish Schumacher .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara Shoemaker, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Clara Wood in household of O A Wood, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Wood in household of Ora Wood, "United States Census, 1910"

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