Flora Pochet

1875–1947 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Flora

Flora Pochet was born on 1 June 1875, in Pennsylvania, United States. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Lucien Nicolas Clipfel. She lived in Duquesne, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 November 1947, in Collier Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery, McKeesport, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Flora Pochet
Lucien Nicolas Clipfel
Arthur Rutherford Clipfel
May Clipfel
Lucien Clifford Clipfel
Thelma Pochet Clipfel

Spouse & Children

  • Female1875–1947Female

  • Lucien Nicolas Clipfel




  • Arthur Rutherford Clipfel


  • May Clipfel


  • Lucien Clifford Clipfel


  • Thelma Pochet Clipfel


World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French puche ‘purse’, ‘bag’ (of Germanic origin), a metonymic occupational name for a maker of bags and purses, or a nickname for someone who was in the habit of carrying a distinctive bag or purse. In the Middle Ages this was a universal personal accessory, as clothing with pockets was unknown. In the U.S. this name occurs most frequently in LA.

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

Sources (3)

  • Flora J Cliffel in household of Lucien N Cliffel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flora Cliphal in household of Lucien Cliphal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Flora Clipfel in household of Lucien Clipfel, "United States Census, 1940"

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