Clara Amelia Moss

19 September 1902–2 August 1967 (Age 64)
Rockland, Power, Idaho, United States

The Life of Clara Amelia

When Clara Amelia Moss was born on 19 September 1902, in Rockland, Power, Idaho, United States, her father, John Henry Moss, was 28 and her mother, Annie Johnson, was 25. She married Harry Clifford Shaw on 14 September 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Landing, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 2 August 1967, in Roy, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Clifford Shaw
1900–1956
Clara Amelia Moss
1902–1967
Marriage: 14 September 1922
Shaw
1926–1926
Clara Dolores Shaw
1931–2010

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1922
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1909 · A Summer Capitol

Age 7

Besides farming and shipping with the trolley up to Ogden Valley, there was an effort to convince the state of Utah to have a summer capitol near the town of Huntsville. Even though it didn’t happen, the Ogden Rapid Transit Company extended the Trolley route to Huntsville, so others could vacation there.
1920

Age 18

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English and Welsh: from the personal name Moss, a Middle English vernacular form of the Biblical name Moses .2 English and Scottish: topographic name for someone who lived by a peat bog, Middle English, Old English mos, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. (It was not until later that the vocabulary word came to denote the class of plants characteristic of a peat-bog habitat, under the influence of the related Old Norse word mosi.)3 Americanized form of Moses or some other like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Amelia Moss Shaw in household of Harry Clifford Shaw, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Clara Amelia Moss Shaw in household of Harry Clifford Shaw, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Clara Amelia Moss Pledger in household of Arthur George Pledger, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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