Clarence Emery Saalfeld

14 September 1894–14 February 1973 (Age 78)
Havelock, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Clarence Emery

When Clarence Emery Saalfeld was born on 14 September 1894, in Havelock, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, his father, Ferdinand Fred Saalfeld, was 29 and his mother, Daisy Louise Depue, was 18. He married Mata Emma Anna Carstens on 31 December 1920, in Harrison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 14 February 1973, in Kent, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 78.

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Clarence Emery Saalfeld
Mata Emma Anna Carstens
Marriage: 31 December 1920
Margadine Opal Saalfeld Boje

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  • Marriage
    31 December 1920Harrison, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly
    Age 3
    The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    German: topographic name from Middle High German sal ‘manor, hall’ (or from a homonym meaning ‘moist dirt’) + velt ‘field’.German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the places so called in Thuringia and East Prussia.Jewish (Ashkenazic): compound artificial name from Sal (a short form of Salomon ) + German Feld ‘field, pasture’.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Clarence Saalfeld, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Clarence Emery Saalfeld, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
    • Clarence Saalfield in household of James Bright, "United States Census, 1910"

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