Mary Clara Gingerich (twin)

1931–2015 (Age 84)
Kalona, Washington, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Clara

When Mary Clara Gingerich (twin) was born on 27 January 1931, in Kalona, Washington, Iowa, United States, her father, Christian A. Gingerich, was 26 and her mother, Susie Anna Miller, was 24. She lived in Rural, Linn, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Sharon Township, Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 2015, in Kalona, Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Kalona, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian A. Gingerich
Susie Anna Miller
Infant Son
Mary Clara Gingerich (twin)
Clara Gingerich
Ray C Gingerich
Esther C Gingerich

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  • Infant Son


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  • Clara Gingerich


  • Ray C Gingerich


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 3

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Güngerich ( see Gingrich ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary C Gingerich in household of Chris A Gingerich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Swantz in entry for Chris A Gingerich, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mary Gingerich, "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935"

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