Henry Clay Liter

1875–1958 (Age 83)
California, United States

The Life of Henry Clay

When Henry Clay Liter was born on 25 April 1875, in California, United States, his father, Abraham Liter, was 39 and his mother, Martha Ellen Baxter, was 34. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Matilda E. Ardrey. He lived in Jasper Township, Ralls, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 7 June 1958, at the age of 83, and was buried in Riverview Cemetery, Buffalo Township, Pike, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Liter
Matilda E. Ardrey
Mary Vesta Liter
Gladys E. Liter
Everett Clay Liter
Bertha May Liter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1875–1958Male

  • Matilda E. Ardrey




  • Mary Vesta Liter


  • Gladys E. Liter


  • Everett Clay Liter


  • Bertha May Liter


Parents & Siblings

  • Abraham Liter


  • Martha Ellen Baxter




  • William Christian Liter


  • Margaret L Liter


  • Lily Liter


  • Charlie Lewis "Charlie" Liter


  • Male1875–1958Male

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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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 16

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 29

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Henry C Liter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry C Liter, "United States Census, 1920"

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