Clara Lichtenberger

2 June 1873–23 March 1948 (Age 74)
York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Lichtenberger was born on 2 June 1873, in York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jesse Lichtenberger, was 27 and her mother, Eliza Kohr, was 27. She married Harvey Gladfelter on 12 May 1891, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in East Manchester Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Manchester, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 23 March 1948, in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Dover Township, York, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Gladfelter
Clara Lichtenberger
Marriage: 12 May 1891
Oscar L. Gladfelter
Jesse V Glatfelter
Clark W. Gladfelter
Edgar Wilson Gladfelter
Mary Margaret Glatfelter
Rebecca Mae Gladfelter
Anna Viola Gladfelter
Carrie I Gladfelter

Spouse and Children

12 May 1891
York, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Lichtenberger


    Eliza Kohr




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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

German and Dutch: habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places called Lichtenberg .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara I Gladfelter in household of Harvey Gladfelter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara I Gladfelter in household of Harvey Gladfelter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Gladfelter in household of Harry Gladfelter, "United States Census, 1900"

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