Clara Jane Ward

1 March 1939–1 January 2008 (Age 68)
Orr, Love, Oklahoma, United States

The Life Summary of Clara Jane

When Clara Jane Ward was born on 1 March 1939, in Orr, Love, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Aden Lee Ward, was 31 and her mother, Flora Irene Horn, was 26. She married Homer Alfred Svarvari. She lived in Burney Township, Love, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 2008, in Universal City, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 68.

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Homer Alfred Svarvari
Clara Jane Ward

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers
Age 2
Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space
Age 19
Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

(1997: 92242;2007: 194402; 2010: 260464)English: occupational name for a watchman or guard, from Middle English ward ‘watchman, guard’ (Old English weard, used as both an agent noun and an abstract noun).English: occupational name from Middle English warde ‘armed guard’ (Old English weard ‘watching, guarding’), with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

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Sources (4)

  • Clara Jane Ward in entry for Robin Diane Svarvari, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Clara Jane Ward in household of Aden Ward, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Jane Ward on WikiTree

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