Joseph Clinkenbeard

Male7 May 1860–10 January 1941

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Clinkenbeard was born on 7 May 1860, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, his father, Joseph Clinkenbeard, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Kime, was 29. He had at least 4 sons with Augusta H Albers. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 January 1941, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Joseph Clinkenbeard
Augusta H Albers
Joseph Perry Clinkenbeard
Justin A Clinkenbeard
Russell Alvin Clinkenbeard
Dan Irving Clinkenbeard

Sources (14)

  • Jos Clinkenbeard in entry for Jos P Clinkenbeard, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Clinkenbeard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph in entry for Justin A Clinkenbeard and Ellen F McManus, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

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Children (4)

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 9

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of North German Klingebiel, a variant of Klingbeil or of the habitational name Klinkenberg from a place so named (Schleswig-Holstein, Westphalia and in the Netherlands).

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

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