Clista Leora Scott

1895–1971 (Age 75)
Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clista Leora

When Clista Leora Scott was born in July 1895, her father, Robert Ellsworth Scott, was 33 and her mother, Ada J Greenawalt, was 28. She married Clifford Harold Seybert on 18 March 1912. She lived in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Leesburg, Springfield Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died in 1971, at the age of 76, and was buried in Perryville, Perry Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clista Leora Scott
Clifford Harold Seybert
Marriage: 18 March 1912

Spouse & Children

18 March 1912
Chautauqua, New York, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Robert Ellsworth Scott


  • Female1867–1945Female



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 10

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. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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

1 English: ethnic name for someone with Scottish connections.2 Scottish and Irish: ethnic name for a Gaelic speaker.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clista Foust in household of Harvey Foust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alista Scott in household of Robert E Scott, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clistie Scott in household of Robt E Scott, "United States Census, 1910"

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