Clara Rachael Yoho

7 December 1890–27 May 1985 (Age 94)
Woodson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Clara Rachael

When Clara Rachael Yoho was born on 7 December 1890, in Woodson, Kansas, United States, her father, John Yoho, was 22 and her mother, Isabelle McCartney, was 21. She married Floyd Charles Jones on 6 February 1917, in Paola, Miami, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Le Roy Township, Coffey, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Le Roy, Coffey, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 27 May 1985, in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Le Roy Cemetery, Le Roy, Coffey, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Charles Jones
Clara Rachael Yoho
Marriage: 6 February 1917
Olen F Jones
Gerald F Jones

Spouse and Children

6 February 1917
Paola, Miami, Kansas, United States


    Olen F Jones


    Gerald F Jones


Parents and Siblings

    John Yoho


    Isabelle McCartney




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 26

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Swiss German Joho, unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clara Jones in household of Floyd C Jones, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Clora Yoho in household of Jno Yoho, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Clara Yoho in household of John Yoho, "United States Census, 1900"

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