Clarence Alvie Klass

12 December 1894–14 July 1915 (Age 20)
Coal City, Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarence Alvie

When Clarence Alvie Klass was born on 12 December 1894, in Coal City, Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Clemenz Klass, was 46 and his mother, Clara Elizabeth HOCHSTETLER, was 30. He died on 14 July 1915, in Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Coal City, Jefferson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States.

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Clemenz Klass
Clara Elizabeth HOCHSTETLER
Nora Belle Knapp
William Klass
Christina Klass
Lillie Klass
Atha Alice Klass
Nellie May Klass
John William Klass
Charles Emory Klass
Luther Klamans Klass
Clarence Alvie Klass
Edith Lourilla Klass
Jesse Friel Klass
Marcus Floyd Klass
Estal Cecil Klass
Violet Lucille Klass
Clifford Augustus Klass
Earl Theodore Klass

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 7

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

1 North German: from the personal name Klass, a Low German reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).Compare Dutch Claes .2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Klas 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Klass in household of Klemens Klass, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clarence A Klass in household of Clemens Klass, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clarence A Klass, "BillionGraves Index"

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