Viola H. Claar

14 April 1882–10 August 1951 (Age 69)
Queen, Kimmel Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Viola H.

When Viola H. Claar was born on 14 April 1882, in Queen, Kimmel Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Claar, was 22 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Hoenstine, was 24. She married Andrew Porter Burket Dick on 14 October 1900. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Taylor Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Roaring Spring, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. In 1946, at the age of 63, her occupation is listed as housewife in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. She died on 10 August 1951, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Roaring Spring, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Porter Burket Dick
Viola H. Claar
Marriage: 14 October 1900
Harriet C Dick
Jessie C Dick
Charles C Dick
Rose E Dick
Robert M Dick
Mabel Leanor Dick
Andrew Dick

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World Events (8)

Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 4
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 19
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch or German Klaar. The first, according to Debrabandere, is from the female personal name Clara. The German surname is a topographic name from a minor place near Braunschweig, or a nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German klar, ‘pure’, ‘pretty’, ‘sensible’.

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

Sources (18)

  • Viola Claar in household of Michael C. Dick, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Viola Dick in household of Porter Dick, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Viola H Dick in household of Porter B Dick, "United States Census, 1910"

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