Dorothy Mae Keyser Clem

29 January 1921–22 May 2002 (Age 81)
Bethel, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Dorothy Mae

When Dorothy Mae Keyser Clem was born on 29 January 1921, in Bethel, Somerset, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Walter George Henry Clem, was 23 and her mother, Idarene Mary Larkins, was 24. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Daniel Christopher Jacobs Sr. She lived in Lewistown, Frederick, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 May 2002, in Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, Maryland, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States.

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Daniel Christopher Jacobs Sr
Dorothy Mae Keyser Clem
Jo Ann Jacobs
Daniel Christopher Jacobs

Spouse and Children



    Jo Ann Jacobs


    Daniel Christopher Jacobs


Parents and Siblings

    Walter George Henry Clem





    Mildred C Clem



    Betty J Clem


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from keyser ‘emperor’, modern Dutch keizer (from Latin Caesar). Keyser is a 17th-century spelling. Compare German Kaiser . In addition to the meanings of the German name (nickname, house name, etc.), this was also a status name for the head of a society of marksmen.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorthey M Clem in household of Walter G Clem, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Dorthey Clem in household of Walter Clem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy Mae Keyser Jacobs in entry for Daniel Christopher Jacobs Sr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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