Clara Ethel Breth

11 October 1894–25 February 1961 (Age 66)
Jordan Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara Ethel

When Clara Ethel Breth was born on 11 October 1894, in Jordan Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Martin Breth, was 31 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Gilligan, was 29. She married Samuel Weidler Bard on 7 February 1921, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Newburg, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 25 February 1961, in Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Weidler Bard
Clara Ethel Breth
Marriage: 7 February 1921
Virginia T Bard
Margaret G Bard
William B Bard

Spouse and Children

7 February 1921
Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States


    Virginia T Bard


    Margaret G Bard


    William B Bard


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Elizabeth "Molly" Gilligan




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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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 11

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Shortened form of German Brethauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel Breth in household of Henry Breth, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel Bard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara E Bard in household of Samuel W Bard, "United States Census, 1930"

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