Clara Hamburg

22 August 1880–31 May 1954 (Age 73)
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Hamburg was born on 22 August 1880, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States, her father, Abraham Hamburg, was 45 and her mother, Eveline Cover, was 42. She married John William Bailey on 8 November 1896, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in District 18, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1930 and Chewsville, Washington, Maryland, United States in 1940. She died on 31 May 1954, in Green Hill, Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Funkstown, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Bailey
Clara Hamburg
Marriage: 8 November 1896
Emma Evaline Bailey
Franklin William Bailey
Marion Josephine Bailey
Milton A Bailey
Robert L Bailey
Horace A Bailey
Reginald Taft Bailey
Alice Irene Bailey

Spouse and Children

    John William Bailey



8 November 1896
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States


    Emma Evaline Bailey




    Milton A Bailey


    Robert L Bailey


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Hamburg


    Eveline Cover




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the great city and port at the mouth of the river Elbe, named with the Germanic elements ham ‘water meadow’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Batley in household of John W Batley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Bailey in household of John W Bailey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Bailey in household of John W Bailey, "United States Census, 1930"

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