Clara Marie Cullip

19 August 1893–31 January 1978 (Age 84)
Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Clara Marie

When Clara Marie Cullip was born on 19 August 1893, in Kenesaw, Adams, Nebraska, United States, her father, Colonel Frank Wolford Cullip, was 30 and her mother, Nellie Belle Booth, was 19. She married Milton Carl Woolington on 24 April 1908, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lowell, Kearney, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1935. She died on 31 January 1978, in Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Jason Lyon
Clara Marie Cullip
Marriage: 5 June 1918
Esther G Dancer
Bernard Dale Lyons
Gerald Jason Lyons
Dorothy J. Lyons
Eleanor Ruth Lyons

Spouse and Children

5 June 1918
Julesburg, Sedgwick, Colorado, United States


    Esther G Dancer


    Bernard Dale Lyons


    Gerald Jason Lyons



    Eleanor Ruth Lyons


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

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

English: from Middle English colhope, col(l)hop ‘fried eggs and ham or bacon’, which Reaney believes to have been applied as a metonymic occupational name for the keeper of a cook house.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clara Woolington in household of Colonel W Cullip, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara M Lyons in household of George J Lyons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Lyons in household of George Lyons, "United States Census, 1940"

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