Belton L. Kleckley

22 November 1868–19 November 1939 (Age 70)
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Belton L.

When Belton L. Kleckley was born on 22 November 1868, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, his father, Henry Washington Kleckley, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Corley, was 30. He lived in Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 November 1939, at the age of 70.

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Henry Washington Kleckley
Rebecca Corley
J. Franklin Kleckley
Belton L. Kleckley
Elizabeth Kleckley
John Henry Kleckley
Ellen Kleckley

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 3

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Klöckler, a variant of Klöckner ( see Kloeckner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Belton L Kleckley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Belt Kleckly in household of Henry W Kleckly, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Belton Kleckley in household of Henry W Kleckley, "United States Census, 1900"

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