Clara Burris

16 February 1908–September 1983 (Age 75)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Clara

Clara Burris was born on 16 February 1908, in Indiana, United States. She died in September 1983, in Clarksburg, Fugit Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Clarksburg, Fugit Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Burris
1906–1958
Clara Burris
1908–1983

Spouse and Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1929

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Burris in household of Carl Burris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara L. Burris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clara Burris, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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