Clara Louise Welsch

Brief Life History of Clara Louise

When Clara Louise Welsch was born on 5 March 1896, in Milford, Seward, Nebraska, United States, her father, Johann Benjamin Welsch, was 31 and her mother, Caroline Horstman Kortman, was 23. She married James Clarence Dudley on 28 June 1922, in Milford, Seward, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in United States in 1949. She died on 4 February 1984, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Clarence Dudley
1891–1974
Clara Louise Welsch
1896–1984
Marriage: 28 June 1922
Janice Caroline Dudley
1923–2010
Marvin Leroy Dudley
1925–2015
Donald Duane Dudley
1927–1927
Harold Lee Dudley
1929–1929
Melvin Lesley Dudley
1930–2016
Phyllis Dudley
1933–2015

Sources (8)

  • Clara L Dudley, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Clara Louise Welsch Dudley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clara Welsch Dudley in entry for Janice Carolyn Rohrbaugh, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

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

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Some characteristic forenames: German Gerhard, Bernd, Mathias, Matthias, Alois, Bernhard, Ernst, Erwin, Florian, Hans, Jochen, Kurt.

German: ethnic name from Middle High German welsch, walsch ‘person from a Romance country (Italy, France), foreigner’, hence an ethnic name or, in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who had trading or other connections with the Romance countries.

Germanized form of Sorbian Ẃelš and Wjelš: from a shortened variant of the personal name Lower Sorbian Ẃeliš, Upper Sorbian Wjeliš, short forms of Welisław (see Welk 4).

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

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