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
Clara Ethel Hickman
Goldie Lenore Knapp
Mary Alice Knapp
Harold . Knapp
George Denzil Knapp
Carl Knapp Jr.

Spouse and Children



    Goldie Lenore Knapp



    George Denzil Knapp


    Mary Alice Knapp


    Carl Knapp Jr.


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Eliza Greathouse




    Esther Ann Hickman


    Benjamin Franklin Hickman


    Mary J Hickman


    Ida Va Hickman



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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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