Mary Klaus

24 September 1908–15 April 1995 (Age 86)
Washington, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Klaus was born on 24 September 1908, in Washington, Texas, United States, her father, William Henry Klaus, was 32 and her mother, Hulda Sonnenberg, was 23. She married Wilfred Eberhardt on 24 August 1931, in Washington, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 15 April 1995, in her hometown, at the age of 86.

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Wilfred Eberhardt
Mary Klaus
Marriage: 24 August 1931
Billy Joe Eberhardt

Spouse and Children

24 August 1931
Washington, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 23

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Klaus, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Eberhardt in household of Wilfred Eberhardt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Klause in household of William Klause, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Klaus in household of Wm Klaus, "United States Census, 1920"

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