Clara May Stout

9 August 1872–25 June 1954 (Age 81)
Hudson, St. Croix, Wisconsin Territory, United States

The Life of Clara May

When Clara May Stout was born on 9 August 1872, in Hudson, St. Croix, Wisconsin Territory, United States, her father, William Thompson Stout, was 38 and her mother, Adaline Harrington, was 30. She married George Edward Reem on 21 October 1892, in Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Fort Macleod, Willow Creek No. 26, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Wetaskiwin County No. 10, Alberta, Canada in 1926. She died on 25 June 1954, in Roman Catholic Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 81, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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George Edward Reem
Clara May Stout
Marriage: 21 October 1892
Gladys Agnes Adaline Reem
Clarence William Reem
Ruth Gertrude Reem
Esther Agnes Reem
George Stout Reem
Grace Ione Reem
Alice Irene Reem
Helen May Reem

Spouse and Children

21 October 1892
Prescott, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Thompson Stout


    Adaline Harrington




    George H Stout


    Marion Stout



    Francis Chandler Stout



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World Events (8)


Age 2

The fort was built as a 70 by 70 meters square (233 by 233 ft) on October 18, 1874. Fort Macleod was originally established in 1874 on a peninsula along the Oldman River, then moved in 1884 to the present town location In 1906 a fire devastated the downtown and destroyed most of the wooden buildings. From 1906 to 1912 Macleod had its greatest period of growth, as more new brick and stone building replaced the destroyed wooden ones. Then in 1912 the CPR moved the divisional point and 200 jobs to Lethbridge, devastating the local economy. Fort Macleod ceased to grow, and in 1924 was forced to declare bankruptcy. Until the 1970s, the town's economy stagnated and the buildings from the turn-of-the-century remained untouched.[9] In 1978 Alberta Culture started to inventory the downtown buildings, and in 1982 the downtown became Alberta's first "Provincial Historic Area". As well, Heritage Canada started a Main Street Restoration Project in 1982, aiming to preserve the sandstone and brick buildings, some dati
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Irish and English:1. nickname for a brave or powerfully built man, from Middle English stout ‘steadfast’. 2. from the Old Norse byname Stútr ‘gnat’, denoting a small and insignificant person. 3. possibly also a habitational name from a minor place named with the Old English element stūt ‘stumpy hillock’, which is found as a component in various Devon place names.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara May Reem in household of George Edward Reem, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926"
  • Clara M Rum in household of George E Rum, "United States Census, 1900"
  • May Stout in household of William Stout, "United States Census, 1880"

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