Clara Carithers

13 July 1884–21 March 1969 (Age 84)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Carithers was born on 13 July 1884, in Indiana, United States, her father, Alexander Carithers, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Dunlap, was 38. She married Hendricks Dickerson in Gibson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Patoka, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1930. She died on 21 March 1969, in Princeton, Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 84.

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Hendricks Dickerson
Clara Carithers
Helen Dickerson
Hazel Dickerson

Spouse and Children

    Hendricks Dickerson



Gibson, Indiana, United States


    Helen Dickerson


    Hazel Dickerson


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander Carithers


    Elizabeth Dunlap




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 22

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 23

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Scottish Carruthers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Dickerson in household of Hendricks Dickerson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Dickerson in household of Hendrickson Dickerson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara Dickerson in household of Hendricks Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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