Clara Savilla Kelchner

21 September 1921–23 November 2007 (Age 86)
Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara Savilla

When Clara Savilla Kelchner was born on 21 September 1921, in Berwick, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Harvey Andrew Kelchner, was 49 and her mother, Mary Rebecca Kiefer, was 40. She married Raymond Thomas Mohr on 2 October 1942, in Zionsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Catasauqua, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 23 November 2007, in Emmaus, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86.

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Raymond Thomas Mohr
Clara Savilla Kelchner
Marriage: 2 October 1942

Spouse and Children

2 October 1942
Zionsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Harvey Andrew Kelchner


    Mary Rebecca Kiefer




    Ruth Kelchner


    Harry Andrew Kelchner


    Luther Kelchner



World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 23

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: occupational name or habitational name, from a derivative of Middle High German kelch ‘chalice’ ( see Kelch 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Kelchner in household of Mary Kelchner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara in entry for Harry A Kelchner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Clara Savilla Kelchner, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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