Clara Ethel Hickman

12 April 1880–26 September 1968 (Age 88)
Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Clara Ethel

When Clara Ethel Hickman was born on 12 April 1880, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Asbury Paul Hickman, was 51 and her mother, Susan Eliza Greathouse, was 40. She married Calder Lee Coffman on 2 April 1902, in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. She died on 26 September 1968, in Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairmont, Marion, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Kent Knapp
1885–1973
Clara Ethel Hickman
1880–1968
Goldie Lenore Knapp
1908–1913
Mary Alice Knapp
1914–
Harold . Knapp
1909–1966
George Denzil Knapp
1912–1939
Carl Knapp Jr.
1918–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Goldie Lenore Knapp

    Female1908–1913Female

    Male1909–1966Male

    George Denzil Knapp

    Male1912–1939Male

    Mary Alice Knapp

    Female1914–Female

    Carl Knapp Jr.

    Male1918–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1829–1908Male

    Susan Eliza Greathouse

    Female1840–1880Female

siblings

(15)

    Esther Ann Hickman

    Female1858–1892Female

    Benjamin Franklin Hickman

    Male1858–1858Male

    Mary J Hickman

    Female1859–Female

    Ida Va Hickman

    Female1861–Female

    Male1865–1936Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick . According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Knapp in household of Carl Knapp, "United States Census, 1920"
  • C Ethel Knapp in household of Carl K Knapp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Ethel Knapp in household of Carl Knapp, "United States Census, 1940"

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