Stella Frances McClure

Brief Life History of Stella Frances

When Stella Frances McClure was born on 9 September 1896, in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Henry McClure, was 35 and her mother, Ollie Mae Cash, was 27. She married Luther Otto Parr on 30 August 1914, in Wellington, Collingsworth, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Harmon, Oklahoma, United States in 1935 and Hollis Township, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 14 March 1981, in Quanah, Hardeman, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Hollis, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Luther Otto Parr
1893–1978
Stella Frances McClure
1896–1981
Marriage: 30 August 1914
Rexford Gerald Parr Sr
1914–1992
Embree C Parr
1916–1934
Edalaine Frances Parr
1917–1972
John Boyd Parr
1919–2003
Alice Glenn Parr
1921–2013
Teddie Lou Parr
1931–2015

Sources (16)

  • Stella F Parr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Stella Francis Parr, "Texas Death Index, 1964-1998"
  • Stella McClure, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1907

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir ‘son of Gille Odhar’, the ‘swarthy lad’. Compare Irish Mac Giolla Uidhir regularly Anglicized McAleer .

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

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