Clara B Jarvis

31 January 1891–27 July 1974 (Age 83)
Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Clara B

When Clara B Jarvis was born on 31 January 1891, in Delaware, United States, her father, Cornelius B. Jarvis, was 48 and her mother, Mary Killen, was 37. She married Lawrence B Volk on 20 August 1909, in Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States. She lived in Oconto Falls, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Representative District 6, Kent, Delaware, United States in 1910. She died on 27 July 1974, at the age of 83.

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Reuben Benjamin Sells
Clara B Jarvis
Marriage: 18 February 1923
Jenalee Sells

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1923New Madrid, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1893 · First U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain
    Age 2
    The first time that the rank of Ambassador was used was in 1893. When on March 30, 1893, Thomas F. Bayard was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    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.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Norman personal name Gervase, composed of the Germanic element gār, gēr ‘spear’ + a second element of uncertain meaning and original form. The name was borne by a saint, martyred under the Roman Emperor Domitian, who became one of the patrons of Milan.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Clara B Jarvis in household of Cornelius B Jarvis, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Clara Jarvis in household of Corneliueses Jarvis Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
    • Clara Volk in household of Juluis C Volk, "United States Census, 1910"

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