Clara Alice Curry

5 April 1889–October 1954 (Age 65)
Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Clara Alice

When Clara Alice Curry was born on 5 April 1889, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States, her father, Willis Dobson-Curry, was 44 and her mother, Josephine Holston, was 27. She married Bert Lee Frederick 'Byrd' Sollars on 7 September 1908, in Vermillion, Indiana, United States. She lived in Clinton, Clinton Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1910 and West Terre Haute, Sugar Creek Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died in October 1954, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Richard McMean Sollars
Clara Alice Curry
Marriage: 7 April 1909
Gladys Joy Sollars
Wilbur R. Sollars
Kenneth R. Sollars
Mildred Lucille Sollars
Evelyn Rosemary Sollars
Francis Ray Sollars
Bettie Louise Sollars
Jaunita Sollars
Martha L Sollars

Spouse and Children

7 April 1909
Newport, Vermillion Township, Vermillion, Indiana, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Willis Dobson-Curry


    Josephine Holston




    Lou Elva Curry


    Henry Kendricks Curry


    Mary Kathern Curry



    Clayton Valdamlure Curry


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 14

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra ( see Corr ).3 Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Dobson in household of Willis Dobson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara Sollars in household of Richard Sollars, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Sollars in household of Rochard Sollars, "United States Census, 1910"

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