Harold Dean Holtsclaw

2 July 1896–11 February 1971 (Age 74)
Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of Harold Dean

When Harold Dean Holtsclaw was born on 2 July 1896, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, his father, Chatham D Holtzclaw, was 26 and his mother, Florence M Tracy, was 29. He married Loretta Mae Powell on 17 March 1916, in Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Green Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Magnolia Magisterial District, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 11 February 1971, in Marshall, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sardis, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Harold Dean Holtsclaw
Loretta Mae Powell
Marriage: 17 March 1916
Harold Schmied Holtsclaw
Thomas Lee Holtsclaw
Mary Frances Holtsclaw

Spouse and Children

17 March 1916
Summit, Ohio, United States


    Harold Schmied Holtsclaw


    Thomas Lee Holtsclaw


    Mary Frances Holtsclaw


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Holzklau ( see Holtzclaw ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harold Holtsclaw, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harold D Holstclaw, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold D Holtsclaw, "United States Census, 1930"

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