Clair Charles Harbst

11 August 1892–18 November 1962 (Age 70)
Burnham, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clair Charles

When Clair Charles Harbst was born on 11 August 1892, in Burnham, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Boyer Harbst, was 21 and his mother, Alice Mary Klase, was 23. He married Minnie Elizabeth Wileman on 8 August 1936. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 18 November 1962, in Port Royal, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Locust Run Cemetery, Walker Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clair Charles Harbst
Minnie Elizabeth Wileman
Marriage: 8 August 1936
Abraham J. Harbst
Leon E. Harbst
Kay M. Harbst

Spouse and Children

8 August 1936


Parents and Siblings




    Clarence Henry Harbst



    Ploma E. Harbst


    Rhufas Edward Harbst


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Herbst .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clair C Harbsh in household of Abraham B Harbsh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clair C Harbst in household of Abrahm B Harbst, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clair C Harbst, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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