Clara Belle Willman

24 September 1885–18 September 1966 (Age 80)
College City, Colusa, California, United States

The Life of Clara Belle

When Clara Belle Willman was born on 24 September 1885, in College City, Colusa, California, United States, her father, Joseph Floyd Willman, was 42 and her mother, Louisa Jane Harper, was 29. She married Herman Branford West on 1 January 1905, in Dunnigan, Yolo, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Arbuckle, Colusa, California, United States in 1910 and Williams Judicial Township, Colusa, California, United States in 1940. She died on 18 September 1966, in Williams, Colusa, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Herman Branford West
1880–1966
Clara Belle Willman
1885–1966
Marriage: 1 January 1905
Reagor Willman West
1905–1969
Delmas Lynwood West
1907–1995
Joseph Henry West
1910–2005
William Herman West
1921–1997

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1905
Dunnigan, Yolo, California, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Floyd Willman

    Male1842–1916Male

    Louisa Jane Harper

    Female1856–1940Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1885–1966Female

    Alena Opal Willman

    Female1887–1973Female

    Joseph Floyd Willman

    Male1892–1948Male

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who was the servant of a man called Will.2 Altered spelling of German Willmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara Neat in household of Herman Neat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clara Willmans in household of Joseph Willmans, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Clara West in household of Herman West, "United States Census, 1940"

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