Clara Mae Merricks

Female1923–4 April 2008

Brief Life History of Clara Mae

When Clara Mae Merricks was born in 1923, in Florida, United States, her father, Osgood Merricks, was 29 and her mother, Hanna B Holmes, was 24. She married James Henry Reed on 6 September 1941, in Florida, United States. She lived in Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, United States in 2006 and Orlando, Orange, Florida, United States in 2008. She registered for military service in 1943. She died on 4 April 2008, at the age of 85.

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Clara Mae Merricks
Nathaiel Merricks

Sources (10)

  • Clara M Reed, "Florida State Census, 1945"
  • Clara Mae Merrick, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • James H Reed, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 18

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Merrick , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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