Clara Margaret Law

Female17 January 1869–24 December 1960

Brief Life History of Clara Margaret

When Clara Margaret Law was born on 17 January 1869, in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Morris Law, was 25 and her mother, Martha Fair, was 26. She married John Todd Wilson in 1895, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Derry, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Plumcreek Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 24 December 1960, in Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Deckers Point, Grant Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Todd Wilson
1872–1958
Clara Margaret Law
1869–1960
Marriage: 1895

Sources (10)

  • Clara Wilson in household of John T Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara M. Law, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Clara M. Law Wilson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1895Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    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.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 8

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    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

    Scottish and northern English: from a Middle English personal name Law(e), a short form of Lawrence .

    Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw, which generally became low in the south and law in the north). Compare Lowe and Lew .

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 羅, based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Luo 1.

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

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