Clara Searcy

Female30 September 1907–1 February 1999

Brief Life History of Clara

When Clara Searcy was born on 30 September 1907, in Rutherford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Elias Searcy, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Crawford, was 40. She lived in Chimney Rock, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 February 1999, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Green Hills Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Clara Searcy

Sources (2)

  • Clara Searcy in household of Joseph E Searcy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Searcy in household of Joseph E Searcy, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): probably a habitational name from a place in France, such as Cercy-la-Tour (Nièvre), Cersay (Deux-Sèvres), or Sercy (Saône-et-Loire). Compare Searcey and Sircy .

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

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