Claire Catherine Wendelken

Brief Life History of Claire Catherine

When Claire Catherine Wendelken was born on 30 August 1926, in Belle Fourche, Butte, South Dakota, United States, her father, Ralph Burton Wendelken, was 41 and her mother, Anne Matilda Quarnberg, was 40. She lived in United States in 1949 and Butte, South Dakota, United States in 1950. She died on 14 May 2015, in Spearfish, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota, United States.

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Maurice Dean Stambaugh
Claire Catherine Wendelken

Sources (9)

  • Claire C Stambaugh, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Claire Catherine Wendelken Stambaugh, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Claire Stambaugh in entry for Sara E Wendelken Horman, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, Births, and Marriages 1980-2014"

World Events (8)


Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.


United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

North German: metronymic from the female personal name Wendelke, a pet form of Wendelburg.

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

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