Clara Maria Owen

Female12 May 1881–11 August 1951

Brief Life History of Clara Maria

When Clara Maria Owen was born on 12 May 1881, in Coyote, Santa Clara, California, United States, her father, George Emerson Owen, was 34 and her mother, Cleora Maria Pierce, was 27. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with William A Pyle. She lived in United States in 1949 and San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1950. She died on 11 August 1951, in Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Oak Hill Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

William A Pyle
Clara Maria Owen
Eugene Anson Pyle
Luella Belle Pyle
Cleo E Pyle
Clifford Alfred Pyle
Donald Owen Pyle

Sources (17)

  • Clara M Pyle, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clara M. Pyle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clara M Pyle, "California, Santa Clara County, San Jose, Oak Hill Cemetery Headstone Inscriptions, 1838-1985"

Spouse and Children

Children (5)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 10

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Owain, from Latin Eugenius (see Eugene ). This Welsh personal name is cognate with Old Irish Eogán, see 2 and 3.

Scottish and Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eoghain ‘son of Eoghan’. See McEwen .

Irish: from Ó hEoghain, ‘descendant of Eoghan’. See Ewen .

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

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