Charles J. Clephas

4 February 1915–25 February 2000 (Age 85)
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Charles J.

When Charles J. Clephas was born on 4 February 1915, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Anthony Herman Clephas, was 33 and his mother, Agatha M. Brodbeck, was 32. He married Frances Ellen Cecil on 7 May 1945, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 25 February 2000, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Charles J. Clephas
Frances Ellen Cecil
Marriage: 7 May 1945

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  • Marriage
    7 May 1945Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    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.
    1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered
    Age 11
    In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
    Age 26
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Classicized spelling of German Zehfuss, Siefus, Ziehfuss, literally ‘toe foot’, which is a folk-etymological development of the early medieval personal name Sigifuns, from Old High German sigu ‘victory’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Charles Clephus in household of Anthony Clephus, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Charles Clephas in household of Anthony Clephas, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Charles J Clephas in household of Anthony H Clephas, "United States Census, 1930"

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