Clara Semb

4 August 1865–24 February 1953 (Age 87)
Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Clara

When Clara Semb was born on 4 August 1865, in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Ole Olsen Semb, was 29 and her mother, Kari Amundsdatter Ekern, was 23. She married Charles M. Scarseth on 8 October 1886, in Gale, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Gale, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States for about 70 years. She died on 24 February 1953, in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Charles M. Scarseth
1862–1934
Clara Semb
1865–1953
Marriage: 8 October 1886
Cora Constance Scarseth
1887–1887
Octiv Melvin Scarseth
1888–1954
Cora Scarseth
1890–1949
Laura Scarseth
1892–1973
Hulda Scarseth
1895–1925

Spouse and Children

    Charles M. Scarseth

    Male1862–1934Male

    Female1865–1953Female

MARRIAGE
8 October 1886
Gale, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Olsen Semb

    Male1835–1898Male

    Kari Amundsdatter Ekern

    Female1841–1911Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

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 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 2

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Possibly Spanish, but unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Clara Oleson in household of Ole Oleson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara Scarseth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara Scarseth in household of Charlie Scarseth, "United States Census, 1920"

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