Clara Oletha Keyser

21 January 1887–17 October 1969 (Age 82)
Monroe, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clara Oletha

When Clara Oletha Keyser was born on 21 January 1887, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, her father, William D Kysor, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Barber, was 30. She married Sanford Wesley Steed on 7 February 1906, in Monroe, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Perry Township, Monroe, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Wayne, Wood, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 October 1969, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Oaklawn Cemetery, Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sanford Wesley Steed
Clara Oletha Keyser
Marriage: 7 February 1906
Frances Alberta Steed
Wilma Gay Steed
Eliza Jane Steed
Elizabeth Steed
Sanford Harper Steed
Hilma Agnes Steed
Loraine V Steed

Spouse and Children

7 February 1906
Monroe, Ohio, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William D Kysor


    Elizabeth Barber




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from keyser ‘emperor’, modern Dutch keizer (from Latin Caesar). Keyser is a 17th-century spelling. Compare German Kaiser . In addition to the meanings of the German name (nickname, house name, etc.), this was also a status name for the head of a society of marksmen.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Steed in household of Stanford W Steed, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara O Steed in household of Sanford W Steed, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clara O Steed in household of Sanford W Steed, "United States Census, 1930"

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