Elizabeth Kelch

19 September 1907–29 January 2000 (Age 92)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Kelch was born on 19 September 1907, in Maryland, United States, her father, Heinrich Edward Kelch, was 29 and her mother, Julia Johansen, was 27. She married Charles Hart Claunch before 1930, in United States. She lived in Goldroad, Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 1, Shasta, California, United States in 1940. She died on 29 January 2000, in Ajo, Pima, Arizona, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Ajo, Pima, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Hart Claunch
Elizabeth Kelch
Marriage: before 1930

Spouse and Children

before 1930
United States

Parents and Siblings



    Carl Henry Julius Kelch




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.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 25

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname from Middle High German kelch ‘double chin’, ‘goiter’. 2. from another meaning of Middle High German kelch ‘glass’, ‘chalice’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a chalice maker or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a chalice.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth C Claunch in household of Charles H Claunch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elizabeth Claunch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elizabeth Kelch in household of Conrad H Kelch, "United States Census, 1910"

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