Ralph Charles Clare

1 December 1856–6 May 1953 (Age 96)
Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Ralph Charles

When Ralph Charles Clare was born on 1 December 1856, in Wisconsin, United States, his father, John Clare, was 40 and his mother, Mary Susannah Amer, was 32. He married Louisa Burke on 5 July 1880, in Knox, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Miller Township, Knox, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Winnetoon, Knox, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 6 May 1953, at the age of 96, and was buried in Bazile Mills, Knox, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Charles Clare
1856–1953
Louisa Burke
1856–1937
Marriage: 5 July 1880
Grace Clare
1881–1968
Walter S Clare
1883–1965
Ralph William Clare
1890–1936
Ethel Louise Clare
1893–1969
Elmer “Sam” Clare
1897–1987

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1880
Knox, Nebraska, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    John Clare

    Male1816–1890Male

    Mary Susannah Amer

    Female1824–1898Female

siblings

(10)

    Maurice Wesley Amer Clare

    Male1847–1931Male

    William Arthur Newberry Clare

    Male1847–1934Male

    Lyman Osborn Clare

    Male1850–1850Male

    Mary Elizabeth Clare

    Female1851–1867Female

    Theodore John Clare

    Male1853–1853Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 11

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 26

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

1 Irish and English: habitational name from Clare in Suffolk (probably named with a Celtic river name meaning ‘bright’, ‘gentle’, or ‘warm’). One of the first Normans in Ireland ( 1170–72 ) was Richard de Clare, Earl of Pembroke, better known as ‘Strongbow’, who took his surname from his estate in Suffolk.2 English: habitational name from Clare in Oxfordshire, named with Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + ōra ‘slope’.3 English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Cla(i)re (Latin Clara, from clarus ‘famous’), which achieved some popularity, greater on the Continent than in England, through the fame of St. Clare of Assisi. See also Sinclair .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Clare in household of John Clare, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ralph Clare in household of John Clare, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ralph Clare Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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