Clinton Herman Sober

Male28 September 1896–1 December 1944

Brief Life History of Clinton Herman

When Clinton Herman Sober was born on 28 September 1896, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Herman Daniel Sober, was 28 and his mother, Anna Catherine Walter, was 32. He married Olga Alfreda Trettle on 2 August 1917, in Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fawn Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Brackenridge, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 December 1944, in Natrona, Harrison Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Natrona Heights, Harrison Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clinton Herman Sober
1896–1944
Olga Alfreda Trettle
1897–1939
Marriage: 2 August 1917
Herman C Sober
1918–1992
Anna Olga Sober
1919–2001
Martha Mae Sober
1926–1989
Jack Walter Sober
1929–2014
Robert Shirley Sober
1935–2009
Maria Sober
1939–1939

Sources (13)

  • Clinton H Saber, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clinton Sober, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"
  • Clinton Herman Sober, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1917Wellsburg, Brooke, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 2

    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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 9

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 13

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Durham): nickname for a person of moderate habits, or a teetotaler, from Middle English sobre ‘sober, moderate, temperate’. This surname is now rare in Britain.

    Slovenian (Šober): variant of Šobar, an occupational name for a (wood) turner, derived from German Schaber .

    Slovenian (Šober): from German Schober . Compare Shober .

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

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