Clara Fearn

Female8 February 1888–3 November 1906

Brief Life History of Clara

When Clara Fearn was born on 8 February 1888, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States, her father, William Fearn, was 37 and her mother, Jane Moore, was 34. She died on 3 November 1906, at the age of 18, and was buried in Evanston City Cemetery, Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Fearn
Jane Moore
John William Fearn
Ethel Elizabeth Fearn
Joseph Moore Fearn
George Henry Fearn
Jane Ann Fearn
Sarah Ann Fearn
Johnethan Fearn
Earnest Fearn
Clara Fearn
Jesse Arthur Fearn
Oscar Fearn
Sadie Fearn
Alvin Moore Fearn

Sources (2)

  • Clara Fearn in household of William Fearn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Fearn, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (13)

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 8

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English fe(a)rn(e) ‘fern, bracken’ (Old English fearn). The surname may be topographic, denoting someone who lived in a place covered with bracken or ferns, or toponymic, denoting someone from a place so named. See Fern .

Scottish: habitational name from Fern, Angus, or Fearn, Ross and Cromarty.

Irish: adopted for Ó Reannacháin (more traditionally Anglicized as Renahan), on account of its resemblance to raithneach ‘fern’. See Renehan .

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

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