Clara Cohen

Brief Life History of Clara

When Clara Cohen was born from 1866 to 1867, in Prussia, Germany, her father, Samuel Cohen, was 48 and her mother, Lena Bonus, was 40. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870.

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Samuel Cohen
Lena Bonus
Herman Cohen
Matilda Cohen
Louie Cohen
Minnie Cohen
Flora Cohen
Gustave Cohen
Teressa Cohen
Otto Cohen
Hugo Cohen
Hattie Cohen
Alfred Cohen
Clara Cohen

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  • Clara Cohen in household of Sam Cohen, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (3)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Meyer, Isadore, Emanuel, Moshe, Shlomo, Myer, Avi, Yehuda, Chaim.

Jewish: from Hebrew kohen ‘priest’. Priests are traditionally regarded as members of a hereditary caste descended from Aaron, brother of Moses. See also Kaplan .

Irish (Galway and Sligo): variant of Coyne .

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

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