Clara Lovelace

1892–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Lovelace was born in March 1892, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Orrison Lovelace, was 19 and her mother, Nora E. Tucker, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Orrison Lovelace
1873–
Nora E. Tucker
1874–
Clara Lovelace
1892–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 6

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 12

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Loveless . The spelling is apparently the result of folk etymology, which understood the word as a nickname for a dandy fond of lace. The modern sense of this word is, however, not attested until the 16th century and at the time of surname formation it meant only ‘cord’ or ‘shoelace’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Clara Lovelis in household of Orison Lovelis, "United States Census, 1900"

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