Clara Mundell

about 1853–
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Mundell was born about 1853, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States, her father, Josephus Mundell, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Morris, was 32. She married James H Jackson about 1871, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dudley Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1870 and Jackson Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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James H Jackson
Clara Mundell
Marriage: about 1871
Jesse G. Jackson
Gertrude M. Jackson

Spouse and Children

    James H Jackson



about 1871
Hamilton, Indiana, United States


    Jesse G. Jackson


    Gertrude M. Jackson


Parents and Siblings

    Josephus Mundell


    Rebecca Morris




World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 3

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 10

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

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Magneville in Normandy. Medieval forms of the name were often spelled with a -d- (e.g. Mandeville), hence this form.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara E Mundell in household of Calvin H Wasson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara E Jackson in household of James H Jackson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara Mundell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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