James Claudius Hoar

8 February 1873–1950 (Age 76)
Indiana, United States

The Life of James Claudius

When James Claudius Hoar was born on 8 February 1873, in Indiana, United States, his father, James Waldron Hoar, was 30 and his mother, Sophia A Brown, was 32. He married Fannie E. Marshall on 8 January 1899, in Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Fredericksburg, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Orvil Township, Logan, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1950, in Lincoln, Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Claudius Hoar
Fannie E. Marshall
Marriage: 8 January 1899
Edgar Bruce Hoar
Essie Elizabeth Hoar
Ralph W Hoar "Howard"

Spouse and Children

8 January 1899
Washington, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 4

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for an old man or someone with prematurely gray hair, from Middle English hore, Old English hār ‘gray’. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a slope or shore, Old English ōra, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word, as for example Oare in Kent, Berkshire, and Wiltshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Claud Hoon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claud Hoar in household of Ralph Hoar, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James C Hoar, "United States Census, 1920"

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